Dallas police have surveillance video in ongoing Manziel case

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Dallas PD issues update on Johnny Manziel
Saturday February 20th, 2016

Dallas police disclosed in a statement on Saturday that detectives have obtained video evidence from surveillance cameras in Johnny Manziel’s ongoing domestic violence case.

ESPN reported Saturday that the video footage is from the Hotel ZaZa in Dallas, the location where Manziel’s ex-girlfriend Colleen Crowley alleged the assault began on Jan. 30. Police reportedly have video of an incident involving the hotel valet, along with other surveillance video, which Crowley recalled in her affidavit earlier this month seeking a protection order (which was granted).

Police confirmed they have also received medical records (Crowley stated she had a ruptured eardrum after the incident) and have conducted interviews, but have yet to speak with Manziel.

Charges have yet to be pressed.

The police department’s statement is as follows:

On February 5, 2016, Dallas Police Department detectives began investigating a complaint of a domestic violence assault that occurred in Dallas on January 30, 2016, in which Jonathan Manziel was the listed suspect.  Up to this point in the investigation, detectives have continued communicating with the complainant, interviewed witnesses, received medical records from the complainant, and obtained video from surveillance cameras.  Detectives are continuing with their efforts to fully investigate the facts of this case.  As this remains an on-going investigation, no details of the investigation will be released at this time.  We would like to finish the investigation as soon as possible, but detectives work around the victim’s and witnesses’ schedules which can sometimes delay the process.  As of today, there has been no determination as to what type of charge, if any, will be filed against Mr. Manziel.  Updates to this case will be made as information becomes available.

The Dallas Morning News reports that police hope to conclude the investigation next week, and that it could go to a grand jury.
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