Daily Police Blotter: Arrest in Sixth Floor Museum Burglary

By Frank Heinz
|  Monday, May 10, 2010  |  Updated 8:32 PM CDT
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Daily Police Blotter: Arrest in Sixth Floor Museum Burglary

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Here's a daily list of recent activities drawing the attention of North Texas and state law enforcement. List compiled on May 10, 2010.

ARREST IN SIXTH FLOOR MUSEUM BURGLARY
Dallas County Sheriff's Department reports investigators have made an arrest in last week's burglary of the Sixth Floor Museum. Patrick Cleveland was arrested on Friday. According to the sheriff's department Cleveland worked for Platinum Security, which provided security services for the museum. Read more here on NBCDFW.com.

BOY DROWNS IN SWIMMING POOL
Dallas police are investigating the death of a 3-year-old boy who drowned in a backyard swimming pool. Rescue crews were called to a home on the 7600 block of Ronnie Drive just after 3 p.m. Sunday. Investigators said relatives were caring for the child when they noticed he was gone. The boy was later found at the bottom of the pool. The boy was rushed to Baylor Hospital in Plano where he later died.

CHASE ENDS AT LIGHT POLE
A routine traffic stop turned into a chase in Fort Worth Monday. Officers tried to pull over a female driver near Las Vegas Trail and Interstate 30, but instead of stopping the woman drove on. Officers pursued the woman until she crashed into a light pole near Lakeway Drive and state Highway 377 in Benbrook. The woman, who was wanted on felony charges, was arrested. A male passenger in her car was not detained.

PRINCIPAL ARRESTED ON CHILD ENDANGERMENT CHARGES
A Fort Worth middle school principal has been placed on administrative leave with pay after being arrested over the weekend on child endangerment charges. Carla Westbrook-Spaniel, 44, allegedly left her children, ages 3 and 4, unattended at the Dallas Adolphus Hotel while she tried to get into a club, according to the Dallas police. Read more here on NBCDFW.com.

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