Here's a daily list of recent activities drawing the attention of North Texas law enforcement. List compiled on Dec. 16, 2009.
ROWLETT DRIVER PLOWS THROUGH NEIGHBOR'S HOME
Police said a driver who blacked out behind the wheel drove his pickup truck right through a Rowlett woman's house. Investigators said they believe the driver lost consciousness as he was driving to his home in the same Rowlett neighborhood. The woman who lives in the home was not injured. The driver was taken to a hospital with what police said were non-life-threatening injuries. Read more on NBCDFW.com.
WOMAN KILLED IN SINGLE-CAR ROLLOVER
A Haslet woman was killed in a single-car wreck at about midnight Tuesday in the 600 block of Blue Mound Road, officials said. Tarrant County sheriff's deputies said the woman's vehicle was westbound on Blue Mound Road when she failed to make a sharp curve, and crashed through the guardrail before rolling and landing sideways against a fence. After firefighters extricated the woman she was pronounced dead at the scene. Her husband told police she was on her way home from a business-related Christmas party.
DRIVER STUCK UNDER 18-WHEELER EXTRICATED
A man had to be extricated from his sport utility vehicle Tuesday night after he rear-ended an 18-wheeler that had stopped for a train crossing the road, Dallas police said. It happened at about 10:50 p.m. in the westbound lanes of Royal Lane just east of Luna Road. The SUV's driver ran under the rear of the 18-wheeler and ended up pinned in the wreckage. He was transported to a hospital in serious condition. The driver of the truck was uninjured.
ARMORED CAR GUARD HELD UP INSIDE FAMILY DOLLAR
A search was under way Wednesday for a man who held up an armored car guard inside a Family Dollar, Dallas police said. Two armed female Garda Armored Car guards had stopped at the store in the 2600 block of Cedar Crest at about 1:20 p.m. to pick up a deposit. When one of the guards entered the store to retrieve the deposit, the suspect was at the counter paying for a purchase, police said. After the store employee handed the guard the moneybag, the man pulled out a gun of his own and held it on the guard, police said. He then took the guard's weapon and escorted her back outside before fleeing on foot into a neighborhood.
DALLAS CITY EMPLOYEE CHARGED WITH THEFT
A city employee is accused of pocketing checks and cash from the Dallas Arts District parking garage that she supervised. Dallas police arrested 47-year-old Sharon Denise Nemons on Wednesday. She is charged with misapplication of fiduciary property and theft by a public servant. Read this story on NBCDFW.com.
SEARCH CONTINUES FOR HIT-AND-RUN DRIVER
Garland police are asking for the public's help as they search for the driver in a fatal hit-and-run on Dec. 3. Shantrelle Osborne, 21, was hit at about 10 p.m. in the 3300 block of Naaman School Road. A passer-by found Osborne after noticing a purse in the roadway. Investigators said they have few leads in the case. Police are asking for anyone who may have information to call Garland Crime Stoppers at 972-272-8477.