DALLAS (AP) — Authorities say a Dallas police officer has been arrested on two counts of capital murder in a pair of 2017 killings.
Bryan Riser was taken into custody Thursday morning and brought to the Dallas County Jail.
Police Chief Eddie Garcia said at a news conference that Riser was arrested in connection with two unconnected killings related to his off-duty conduct and not his job.
He says a witness in 2019 implicated Riser in the killings of Liza Saenz and Albert Douglas.
Police say Riser joined the department in 2008 and had been serving as a patrol officer before his arrest.
An attorney for Riser could not be immediately located.