Here's a daily list of recent activities drawing the attention of North Texas law enforcement. List compiled on Sept. 6-7, 2009.
DALLAS POLICE LAUNCH OPERATION CARWASH
Dallas police are cracking down on crime at self-service car washes in the Oak Cliff and Fair Park sections of the city. Many car wash owners support "Operation Car Wash" and have already signed affidavits giving police the right to write trespass citations to miscreants on their property. Click here to read this story on NBCDFW.com.
MAN STRUCK; KILLED BY FORT WORTH TRAIN
A pedestrian was struck and killed by a train near the west Kellis Street crossing at about 3:20 a.m. Monday. Crews on the Union Pacific freight train said they saw the man staggering before he stumbled and fell on the tracks. The crew attempted to stop the train before hitting the man, but were unable to do so. The pedestrian died at the scene.
MAN ARRESTED AFTER STANDOFF IN DALLAS
Police arrested Sunday morning an assault suspect with a rifle who barricaded himself in a Dallas home. Investigators said the man assaulted his girlfriend at the home in the 3300 block of Inwood Road earlier in the morning. He barricaded himself in the house after she got out of the home and called police. Police said the man surrendered to police shortly after 7:30 am. Police said he will be charged with aggravated assault.
2 HURST OFFICERS PLACED ON LEAVE AFTER ARREST
Two Hurst officers have been placed on administrative leave while the Hurst Police Department investigates the arrest of one of the officers on suspicion of drunken driving. A police report said off-duty Hurst officer Steven Jay Barriger, 27, was pulled over shortly after 1:30 a.m. Friday by a Fort Worth DWI officer during a holiday weekend crackdown. Fellow officer Jacob Eubanks was also in the vehicle. Click here to read more on NBCDFW.com.
TODDLER DIES AFTER BEING STRUCK BY CAR
Dallas police said a mother accidentally hit her 3-year-old son on Saturday afternoon. Police said the woman, who was parked in front of her house, didn't see Jacob Vega on his bike in the street and drove forward, striking him. The boy was rushed to a local hospital, where he died. Police said no charges will be filed.