Here's a daily list of recent activities drawing the attention of North Texas law enforcement. List compiled on Dec. 22, 2009.
TEEN KILLED IN SINGLE-CAR WRECK BEHIND TARGET
A 16-year-old boy died Tuesday after a driver lost control of a vehicle in the parking lot of a Target store in the 600 block of Plano Road, Richardson police said. The vehicle apparently rolled over and hit a tree, police said. There were four other teenaged boys inside the vehicle and they were all transported to Parkland Hospital, police said. There was no word on their condition. Police are trying to determine what caused the driver to lose control of the vehicle. Click here to read this story on NBCDFW.com.
DALLAS ANIMAL SERVICES SAVES SICK CATTLE
Dallas Animal Services had to spring into action today to save sick cattle in southeast Dallas. Investigators seized 35 cattle from a field south of I-20 near Middlefield Road. Some of the cattle had to be euthanized on the spot while others were already dead. Animal services reports the owner turned over the rights to the animals.
MOTORCYCLE OFFICER ACCIDENT
A motorcycle officer was taken to the hospital this morning as a precaution after an accident on I-20 according to Fort Worth police. The officer was running radar on eastbound I-20 at Campus Drive, police say as he entered the freeway from the on-ramp he lost control of his bike, throwing him and sending the motorcycle flipping end-over-end. No other vehicles were involved in the accident.
GRAND PRAIRIE POLICE INVESTIGATE HOME INVASION
Grand Prairie police continue to investigate a home invasion shooting late last night. It happened at around 11:30 p.m. in the 200 block of N.E. 31st Street. Police say a suspect kicked open the front door at the home in what is believed to be a robbery attempt. When officers arrived they found the resident had been shot, but he is expected to recover. Police say they believe drugs may have been involved. The suspect fled the area before officers arrived, and officers say it's unknown if anything was taken.
ARLINGTON POLICE SEARCH FOR BANK ROBBER
Arlington police hope the public can help identify a suspect in a series of bank robberies over the past three weeks. Police say the man wears similar clothing in each of the robberies. Witnesses told police the robber left the scene of the last robbery on Dec. 22 in a beige Dodge Stratus. Anyone with information is urged to call CrimeStoppers at 817-469-TIPS and can remain anonymous and could be eligible for a reward up to $1,000.
ACCIDENT ON HWY 360 SENDS FOUR TO THE HOSPITAL
Grand Prairie police continue to investigate what led up to an accident overnight on Highway 360. Police say an SUV crashed into a large overhead sign support post on southbound Hwy 360 at the Camp Wisdom exit at around 2 a.m. When officers arrived they say they found a father and his 3 daughters injured. The girls ages 7 and 4 as well as a 15-month-old were taken to Cook Children's Medical Center for treatment. The 7-year-old suffered a fractured leg. The father was transported to JPS in Fort Worth for treatment of a fractured leg. He told police he was cut off by a car, lost control and hit the sign support. Police say there was only one child seat in the vehicle and officers are investigating if the children were properly restrained.