Category Archives: Video

National Night Out

Taste of Grand Prairie at Traders Village

Officer’s split-second decision spares suspect


Video courtesy Grand Prairie Police

A split-second decision by veteran K-9 officer Jeff Payne spared a suspect from being shot and possibly killed after he displayed what was thought to be a gun following a pursuit by officers.

Lengthy prison sentence for drug trafficker involved in 2015 pursuit that ended in Mountain Creek Lake



Video of chase on July 2, 2015 – ©Bob Fitch/Grand Prairie Reporter

Santiago Veliz, 29, of Dallas, was sentenced Thursday by U.S. District Judge Jane J. Boyle to 140 months in federal prison following his guilty plea in May 2016 to a felony Information charging one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine, announced U.S. Attorney John Parker of the Northern District of Texas.