Dallas officer arrested for writing fake tickets

A long-time Dallas police officer with two arrest warrants surrendered to the Dallas County jail.

Officer Matthew Rushing is accused of writing fake tickets.

He had warrants for tampering with government records and fraudulent use or possession of identifying information.

He is on leave from the Dallas Police Department during the investigation.

Rushing has been with DPD since 2008 and was assigned to the Southeast Patrol Division.