Daily Police Blotter

By Stacy Morrow
|  Wednesday, Oct 7, 2009  |  Updated 10:06 PM CDT
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Daily Police Blotter

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Here's a daily list of recent activities drawing the attention of North Texas law enforcement. List compiled on Oct. 7, 2009.

DENTON COPS BREAK UP ALLEGED BURGLARY RING
Denton police say five people have been arrested in connection with a home burglary ring. Police said electronics and even swords were stolen from as many as 13 different locations in Denton County over two months. Click here to read this story on NBCDFW.com.

MISSING TYLER TEEN FOUND IN FORT WORTH
Authorities said a 12-year-old Tyler girl who went missing Monday was located in Fort Worth unharmed on Wednesday evening. She was found with Blake Austin Miller, 18, who is charged with kidnapping. Click here to read this story on NBCDFW.com.

POLICE INVESTIGATE MURDER-SUICIDE INVOLVING MAN, PARENTS
An investigation is under way after a man apparently killed his parents Wednesday before committing suicide, Irving police said. Police said the 20-year-old man and his parents were found with gunshot wounds at about 11:15 a.m. at a home in the 9000 block of Jasmine Lane in Valley Ranch. Click here to read this story on NBCDFW.com.

SHOOTING SENDS SHATTERED GLASS FALLING FROM SKYSCRAPER
Someone intentionally fired a shot that shattered glass window panes from a downtown Dallas skyscraper around 9:45 p.m. Tuesday, the Dallas Morning News reported. Two people suffered minor injuries as glass crashed to the ground in the 2200 block of Main Street.  The person fired the shot from inside the building, according to a police report. The glass fell onto five parked cars. Police said they don't have any suspects in the shooting.

DEPUTIES: ILLEGAL GAMBLING FACILITY BUSTED
An illegal gambling facility has been shut down in Terrell,  Kaufman County Sheriff's investigators said. Investigators said they received a tip that a business located on West Moore Avenue was running eight liner machines and paying out in cash. The investigation uncovered that the operation was paying patrons with cash for their winnings, police said. Investigators said they expect at least three arrests for organized crime, which is a state jail felony.

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