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Dallas County Sheriff Deputies arresting a man off Interstate Highway 45 in Wilmer going northbound at a speed of more than 100 miles per hour Sunday, April 24.

According to a dispatch report, Palmer Police Officer Chris Mendez was finishing a traffic stop when a white Mazda came speeding northbound on I-45.  

When he reached Ferris, the suspect attempted to run over a Ferris Officer. Dallas County was setting up to deploy spikes at the 270 MM just north of Belt Line Road when the suspect hit an 18-wheeler and wrecked out.

The vehicle did not show to be stolen and no warrants were found. When the suspect was asked why he was running; he replied he “wanted to take a ride.”

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05/01/2011 08:24:48
How much do you pay you proof readers, are you sure he was heading southbound?
05/04/2011 16:36:57
Sheesh. And how much do you pay "yours" ???
Charles Hatfield 05/04/2011 12:40:13
Apparently, not enough.

This was taken directly from the sheriff's department report.

05/03/2011 14:33:28
Tanya 05/02/2011 10:01:16
How does someone travel Southbound from Palmer to Ferris to Wilmer?
Terry 05/05/2011 08:18:01
He was definitely headed Northbound as he streaked by us!
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