Sunday, July 15, 2007

Dallas Police Arrest 2 For Multi-City Crime Spree

Police say they have arrested a man and woman in connection with a series of North Texas shootings, carjacking and robberies.

However, police are still searching for the alleged ringleader of the group.

Dallas detectives believe the suspects are members of a white supremacist group called the Aryan Nation and have been on an eight day crime spree.

Two victims of the crime spree spoke to only to CBS 11. Click here to hear how Larry Cornado narrowly escaped being shot. Click here to listen to another victim tell her story of being terrified during a carjacking by two of the suspects late Tuesday night.

After that carjacking, Dallas police say one of the suspects led them on a chase at speeds up to 100 miles-per-hour through southeast Dallas County.

The suspect ended up losing police when he took them through muddy gravel pits. You can see parts of the Dallas police dash-cam video by clicking here.In all, police say the suspects are responsible for eight robberies. Two of their victims in Dallas were shot.

Eugenio Zavala was one of those victims. Police say he was shot last Friday in his abdomen while he was unloading groceries with his five-year-old son and 16-year-old daughter. Click here to see that report.

The suspects also struck in Mesquite and Kaufman County, police say.


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