Here's a daily list of recent activities drawing the attention of North Texas law enforcement. List compiled on Sept. 1, 2009.
DALLAS RESTAURANT OWNER KILLED OUTSIDE IRVING BUSINESS
Irving police are investigating the death of the owner of El Comal restaurant in the 1400 block of North Beltline Rd. Alfredo Rosales, 65, was in front of the El Comal restaurant when a man, dressed in black, walked up and shot him several times with a handgun, according to police. The suspect then fled the scene in a black 4-door vehicle. Rosales died at Parkland Memorial Hospital. The restaurant is closed for mourning. Click here to see more from NBCDFW.com.
TROOPERS SEARCH FOR DRIVER IN KAUFMAN COUNTY HIT-AND-RUN
Texas Highway Patrol investigators are looking for the driver of a car that hit and killed a 20-year-old Kaufman man. Brandon Pate Simmons was walking on FM 429 at about 5 a.m. on July 10 when he was hit by an unknown vehicle that left the scene. "We know that someone out there has information about how this happened, and we need to talk to them," said Highway Patrol Sgt. Brandon Negri. The Kaufman County Sheriff's office is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the driver.
TEEN ARRESTED FOR TOSSING ANOTHER TEEN FROM BLEACHERS
Grapevine police arrested a Grapevine 15-year-old on suspicion he tossed a Colleyville teen over a railing at Mustang-Panther Stadium during Friday night's football game between Grapevine High School and Flower Mound Marcus. The 10 foot fall broke the 13-year-old's right arm. The boy's mother tells police a group of juveniles who bullied him last year grabbed her son, punched him and threw him from the bleachers. Police may detain two or three other juveniles believed to be involved in the incident. Click here to read more on Star-Telegram.
FORT WORTH POLICE SEARCH FOR ATM ROBBER
Fort Worth police are looking for a man who robbed a woman at a Bank of America ATM Monday night. The woman was trying to make a deposit when a man put an object against her back and demanded her money. According to police the woman noticed the man only had a cell phone in her back and began yelling. The suspect went back to his vehicle and the woman returned to the ATM to get her cash and ATM card. According to the police report the man approached her again and a struggle ensued and the man took off with the cash. Police released photos from the ATM and are offering a reward for information leading to an arrest.
TWO MILLION GALLONS LOST THANKS TO WATER VANDALS
Colleyville lost about 2 million gallons of water last month thanks to a water vandal. City officials say the vandal opened three hydrants in an undeveloped subdivision east of Precinct Line Rd. Within hours, the city reports that three underground storage tanks were drained. The cost? Between $6,000 and $12,000. The water drained into a nearby lake. City officials say water pressure was low in the area and could have been serious if there had been a fire. If caught the water vandal could be charged with a felony. Click here to read more on Star-Telegram.