GRAPEVINE (CBSDFW.COM) – Grapevine police have released some of the calls made in the moments after an inmate, who was with Miami authorities as they traveled through North Texas, stabbed a detective and escaped. One call was actually placed by the injured officer.
Apparently the Miami-Dade detective had reached emergency service in another city and the call was transferred to Grapevine.
Caller: “I have a caller on the line, detective with Miami-Dade. He states that he was on a prisoner transport and has been stabbed.”
Dispatcher: Where are you?
Caller: “It appears that he’s in the Wal-Mart parking lot off of Industrial.”
Caller: “Sir, are you in a marked unit?”
Dispatcher: What kind of vehicle are you in?
Officer: In a gray SUV. [inaudible]
Dispatcher: Where’s the guy who stabbed you?
Officer: He ran.
Dispatcher: Which way did he go?
Officer: [breathing heavy] I can’t tell you.
Dispatcher: Where were you stabbed at?
Officer: I’ve been stabbed in the neck.
Officer: “Subject is 5’7, 165 pound, white Latin male, named Alberto Morales.
Dispatcher: Alberto Morales?
Officer: He’s a schizophrenic.