Off-duty Ferris police officer helped capture felony suspect in Dallas Share:Click to print (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Posted in Headline, Surrounding Areas on June 15, 2016 by Staff Report DALLAS — At approximately 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 15 an individual entered the Texas Department of Public Safety Driver License Office located at 11411 Northwest Highway in Dallas.The man was attempting to renew a driver license when it was determined he had an outstanding felony warrant. When a state trooper attempted to arrest the suspect, he fled out of the office and entered a white BMW.An off-duty Ferris police officer was in the area and came to the aid of the trooper. During the incident, the trooper and the officer discharged their firearms at the suspect. The suspect was struck and suffered non-life threatening injures. He was treated and released from the hospital and was taken into custody by law enforcement.Another occupant in the BMW was uninjured, and it is unclear how or if that person is involved in the incident.No additional information is being released by the Texas Department of Public Safety at this time. The incident is under investigation by the Texas Rangers. You may also be interested in readingDPS increases school bus safety effortsTeen arrested for claiming false kidnappingKidnapping victim found safePresident finally orders flags at half-staff to honor Chattanooga victimsPalmer officer trapped in squad car after accidentAlleged gunman in critical condition after Ennis officer opens fireMaypearl Police Chief under investigation for Online Solicitation of a MinorSheriff’s Department shuts down illegal cockfightItaly PD arrests Dallas police sergeant for animal crueltyDead body found at landfill in Ferris identified ← EDITORIAL: Thank you to the WDL for the boost with criticismStatement from Ellis County Sheriff regarding murder of Dallas officers → You must log in to post a comment.