Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Manslaughter suspect arrested after search along I-35E

Photo courtesy of the Hickory Creek Police Department

A suspect wanted for manslaughter and burglary was arrested Friday morning after a multi-agency search along I-35E in the Hickory Creek/Highland Village area.

At 6:11 a.m. Friday, a Hickory Creek officer attempted a traffic stop on a vehicle headed south on I-35E, according to Hickory Creek Police Chief Carey Dunn. There was a brief vehicle pursuit, followed by a short foot pursuit, and then officers fell back to a permitter and called for K9 and drone assistance. The Highland Village, Corinth, Lewisville and Lake Dallas police departments assisted with a ground search in the area, but it was unsuccessful.

Upon further investigation, Denton police located the suspect in Denton and took him into custody, according to police.

Mark Smith
Mark Smith is the Digital Editor of The Cross Timbers Gazette.

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