Daily Police Blotter

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Stockbyte

    Here's a daily list of recent activities drawing the attention of North Texas law enforcement. List compiled on Aug. 24, 2009.

    POLICE SEEK ID OF HIT-AND-RUN DRIVER
    Dallas police are asking for the public's help identifying a driver accused of hitting a man and then dragging his body more than 400 feet. Carlos Ramirez Bartolo, 36, was crossing the street at about 9:40 p.m. Saturday in the 9700 block of Webb Chapel Road when he was struck, police said.  Click here to read this story on NBCDFW.com.

    1 INJURED IN METH LAB EXPLOSION
    A suspected methamphetamine lab exploded late Monday morning as deputies investigated a residence in the 2000 block of Highway 199 East in Azle, Parker County Sheriff’s deputies said.  A man answered the door of a storage building on the lot and when deputies identified themselves, he slammed the door. Deputies and investigators then heard noises coming from within the building and said an explosion shook the building and home.  One woman and one man was arrested and a warrant is pending for a man who suffered injuries in the blast. He is currently under medical supervision, Parker County Sheriff Larry Fowler said.
     
    COP IMPERSONATOR ATTEMPTS TO STEAL CAR
    A Dallas woman said a police impersonator attempted to confiscate her car in Oak Cliff Monday morning, after telling her it was stolen.  Michelle Martinez heard a knock on her home's front door and when she looked out the window saw what looked like a Dallas police officer.  "He had a gun, uniform and badge, even the Dallas police sleeve patch looked real," she said.  Click here to read this story on NBCDFW.com.