Daily Police Blotter

Sunday, Aug 23, 2009  |  Updated 6:24 PM CDT
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Here's a daily list of recent activities drawing the attention of North Texas law enforcement. List compiled on Aug. 23, 2009.

POLICE: ARGUMENT OVER BARKING DOG SPARKED SHOOTING
Police said a neighbor shot and injured a Keller man and his wife during an argument early Sunday morning. Keller police said the neighbor came over to the home in the 1300 block of Ottinger Road to complain about a barking dog at about 4 a.m. The neighbor and the dog owner argued and then got into a scuffle, police said. Investigators said the neighbor then pulled out a gun and shot the dog's owner in the stomach. The bullet passed through him and then struck the dog owner's wife in the leg. The woman was treated and released from a local hospital. Her husband was in surgery Sunday and is expected to survive. The neighbor was arrested on charges of attempted murder, deadly conduct and two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

4-YEAR-OLD KIDNAPPED CHILD FOUND SAFE
Fort Worth police said a 4-year-old boy who had been kidnapped in a carjacking has been found safe. Sgt. Pedro Criado said a man stole a red Chevrolet Tahoe with the boy inside at about 5:30 a.m. Saturday. The man dropped the boy off unharmed at an apartment complex near Arlington. Police found the sport utility vehicle abandoned a few hours later in southeast Fort Worth and are searching for the man.

MOTORCYCLIST DIES AFTER SLAMMING INTO TRUCK
Arlington police said a man died early Sunday morning after he crashed into a semi-truck that did not have a trailer attached on eastbound Interstate 20. Witnesses told police the motorcycle was speeding. The wreck shut down both sides of I-20 in between Collins Street and New York Avenue. Pieces of the bike went over the divider and into oncoming traffic on the other side of the freeway, causing a minor crash. The driver of the tractor was not injured, but was so shaken up, paramedics took him to the hospital.

PEDESTRIAN KILLED WHILE CROSSING HIGHWAY
Plano police said a man was struck by two vehicles on U.S. 75 near Park Boulevard early Sunday morning. Officers said the man left a nearby restaurant and tried to cross the highway. Investigators said the drivers stopped and called police.

4 ARRESTED AT FIRST COWBOYS HOME GAME
Four people were arrested during the first Cowboys game at the new stadium Friday, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported. One person was arrested on suspicion of scalping tickets. The other arrests were on suspicion of public intoxication.

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