Christopher White was arrested for abusing an 11-year-old child in 2017.
A woman told police she and her boyfriend had been arguing about her pregnancy and he wanted her to get an abortion, according to the complaint.
The department moved all traffic at the curve at the far east end of the highway onto a newly built, elevated roadway on Thursday.
Cities across the middle parts of Galveston County on Wednesday sent crews out to clear debris from drainage ditches and continued watching forecasts, officials said.
The storm is expected to go ashore near Lake Charles, Louisiana, on Saturday afternoon, but Galveston County residents are advised to stay informed.
Projections have the system tracking toward Louisiana over the weekend, but forecasters won’t have much solid data until the system actually moves into the Gulf either late Wednesday or Thursday.