NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) — Officials say it was a tip that lead U.S. Marshals and local police to the man accused of shooting a North Texas police officer more than a week ago.
During the early morning hours of June 24 Royce Wood and his girlfriend, Tiffany Caswell, were arrested in Batesville, Arkansas.READ MORE: Drug Dog Sniffs Out Illegal Narcotics, Unloaded Handgun In Jacksboro High School Student's Car
Wood, 43, was wanted for aggravated robbery and aggravated assault on a public servant for allegedly shooting a Rhome police officer on June 13.
According to the Wise County Messenger, Wood was allegedly on a motorcycle near Rhome when the officer pulled him over. After being stopped the driver of the bike opened fire and hit the officer in the leg.READ MORE: Police: Weekend Shootings In Dallas' Deep Ellum Left 2 Dead, Teenaged Suspect In Custody
Caswell, 32, was wanted for aggravated robbery for her alleged involvement in an incident on June 12.
Police say the pair was arrested without incident outside a Batesville motel.
The injured Rhome police officer, who has not been identified, is expected to make a full recovery.MORE NEWS: 101 Texas Lawmakers Who Supported/Voted For New Abortion Law Being Threatened
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