Texas - Four juveniles and one adult face
multiple charges after a pursuit overnight in Grapevine.
Friday, March 6, 2020, at approximately 2:45 a.m., Grapevine Police officers
responded to a 911 call about a burglary in progress at a home in the 500 block
of Woodhill Court. An officer
located an SUV nearby that matched the suspect vehicle description. He activated his emergency lights,
but the suspect vehicle sped away.
pursuit began on Post Oak Road, traveled through Grapevine, and ended on the
service road of south SH-121 in Euless.
Five people in the suspect vehicle jumped out in a parking lot in the
2600 block of SH-121 and ran in multiple directions.
vehicle pursuit involved two Grapevine PD units, while Euless PD assisted in
the foot chase. In the end, all
five suspects were found and taken into custody. Nobody was injured in the pursuit or
of the suspects, a 12-year-old and three 14-year-olds, were transferred to a
juvenile detention center, while 18-year-old Sergio Ortiz was booked into the
Grapevine Jail. All five
suspects are residents of Fort Worth.
the investigation, Grapevine Police discovered the suspects were driving a
vehicle that was stolen out of Fort Worth.
Various stolen property was also located inside, and personnel are
processing the items to be returned to owners.
include: Burglary of Habitation, Evading Arrest Detention, Theft of Property
$30,000-$150,000, Warrant- Other City, Engaging in Organized Criminal Activity,
Evading Arrest Detention w/Vehicle, Resist Arrest Search or Transport, Poss CS
PG 3 < 28 G, Poss Marj <2oz, and Burglary of Vehicle.
victims from the neighborhood around Woodhill Court whose vehicle was
burglarized must first make a police report for items stolen. Recovered property will be reunited
with owners based on information given in the police reports. Victims should call the non-emergency
police number to begin the process of making a report. The Grapevine Police non-emergency
dispatch line is available 24/7 at: 817.410.8127
all suspects face all of the charges. Ortiz
is charged with: Resisting Arrest Search or Transport, Engaging in Organized
Criminal Activity, Theft of Property $30,000-$150,000, and Evading Arrest
Grapevine Police Department