Daily Police Blotter: Burned Body Found In A Van

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     Here's a daily list of recent activities drawing the attention of North Texas and Texas law enforcement. List compiled on June 7, 2010.

    BURNED BODY FOUND IN OAK CLIFF
    At about 2 a.m. Monday, Dallas Fire Rescue responded to the 100 block of Crestwood Drive in South Oak Cliff when they found a burning van.   After putting out the flames, officials uncovered a body in the cargo area of the van. Police believe the body is of a large male, but are awaiting confirmation. Arson investigators and homicide detectives from the Dallas Police Department are working together on this investigation.

    WOMAN STABBED, POLICE SEARCH FOR WANTED MAN
    Dallas police are searching for a man wanted in connection with the stabbing of a North Dallas woman. Verenice Martinez, 27, was found with multiple stab wounds in her home on the 13300 block of Maham Road early Sunday morning. She was transported to Parkland Memorial Hospital where she died. Police believe a fight broke out between the Martinez and her boyfriend Luiset Sanchez, 26, when he returned home from a night out. A warrant has been issued for Sanchez’s arrest.  Dallas police are asking for anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Sanchez  to contact homicide detectives at 214-671-3647.
     
    ALLEGED TEXAS CHILD ABDUCTER ARRESTED IN PENNSYLVANIA
    A man wanted for allegedly abducting his two children in Houston seven years ago has been arrested in Pennsylvania. Froylan Ocampo Nava, 41, was arrested Sunday night in Orrstown, PA., according to Pennsylvania state police. The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children said Nava was suspected of abducting his two sons in 2003. The two children, ages 9 and 12, are now in county care until they are returned to their family. Nava is being held on $500,000 bail.

    MAN IMPERSONATES OFFICER DEMANDING SEX
    A man was arrested Sunday night for allegedly impersonating an officer, approaching women and demanding sex. Fort Worth police received reports about a man in a Chrysler approaching women on East Lancaster Avenue, flashing a police badge and demanding oral sex in exchange for not going to jail, The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported. Raul Alvarez-Mijan, 59, was arrested following a woman’s vehicle descriptions. According to the police report, a silver gun, black hand-held radio and black wallet containing a silver badge were all found in his possession. The Fort Worth police sex crimes unit is investigating. Alvarez-Mijan’s bail is set at $3,500.