HOUSTON TEXAS - A Bellaire police officer on a motorcycle was killed in an accident during a chase Tuesday in southwest Houston. According to Houston police, Officer Anthony Marco Zarate was responding to a shoplifting incident at the Target in nearby Meyerland Plaza around 1:40 p.m. and a chase began. "Loss prevention flagged down the Bellaire PD officer who just completed another traffic stop, told him that there was a vehicle that was leaving that had at least two males that were believed to be involved in a shoplifting incident inside the store," Victor Senties with the Houston Police Department said. He said Zarate pulled the vehicle over in the parking lot near Talbot's in Meyerland Plaza and when he turned his head to communicate to dispatch, the vehicle took off.
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