Grayson Co. investigators look for hit-and-run suspect

By: Victoria Maranan Email
By: Victoria Maranan Email

VAN ALSTYNE, TX-Authorities are searching for the driver who hit a Grayson County sheriff's detective in his S.U.V. then took off.

It happened in Van Alstyne around 3:30 p.m. on Durham Road west of Pilot Grove.

The male suspect took off running and investigators are still looking for him. The detective's S.U.V. was hauled away on a tow truck.

If you have any information on the whereabouts of the suspect, you're asked to call authorities.


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  • by texan Location: whitwright tx on May 3, 2012 at 03:00 PM
    Run the plate ! Unless they are stolen ! OMG
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      by JustMe on May 6, 2012 at 08:58 AM in reply to texan
      Running the plate will on tell you who the car is registered to, NOT who was driving. You will also find that dopers buy cars and do not transfer the title.
  • by deputyhater Location: everywhere on May 3, 2012 at 12:48 PM
    Someone chases you in an undercover car and wonder why they ran??? the Deputies lack of driving ability automatically makes it felony Right??? We Pay these officials handsomly to use good judgement and not to act this way BECAUSE THIS IS WHAT HAPPENS!!!. mAYBE THE DEPUTY NEEDS A FEW DAYS OFF TO "heal, WITH pay OF COARSE!!! OR... YOU COULD DO THE RIGHT THING AND fIRE THE DEPUTY FOR eNDANGERING THE OTHERS ON THE ROAD WHEN HE OPERATED HIS VEHICLE IN AN UNSAFE MANNER, TO WIT: Speeding, Reckless Driving, Following too close...Not waiting for Backup and Failure to Identify. I would Hate to be the one they are gonna blame rthis all on, They'll try to make some poor sole pay for all this deputy did wrong. Maybe this is too In your face to Publish, We'll see!
  • by anonymous on May 3, 2012 at 10:13 AM
    he didnt hit the officer, the officer hit him, then he took off
  • by TXMom on May 3, 2012 at 07:27 AM
    Yup, I am with Anon... A description of the vehicle or suspect might get them a few more responses to the request for help.
  • by Maverick Location: Texoma on May 3, 2012 at 07:04 AM
    "HIT HIM" I read where the Deputy hit him when "HE" hit a tree and the Deputy couldn't see through the dust. Oh yeh, run the License Plate, if they are not stolen and the truck wasn't stolen, DUHHHH
  • by Anonymous on May 3, 2012 at 05:24 AM
    You want information on the suspects whereabouts??? How about giving us a little information to go on. Race/details of suspect, vehicle driven, which way they were headed. No wonder our locals have so much trouble solving these cases. Geezz!!
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