Category Archives: Video

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.

National Night Out Health and Safety Fair at Dallas County Government Center

Drug dealer that led police on a chase in 2015, sentenced to 20 years in prison

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

The drug dealer that led Grand Prairie police on a wild chase in 2015 that ended when the suspect crashed his pickup into Mountain Creek Lake, striking a sailboat, was sentenced last week to nearly 20 years in prison.