Here's a daily list of recent activities drawing the attention of North Texas law enforcement. List compiled on Dec. 11, 2009.
OFF-DUTY OFFICER INVOLVED IN FATAL COLLISION
An investigation is under way after a woman was killed Friday in a collision involving an off-duty Fort Worth police officer in the 3800 block of Columbus Trail, police said. At about 2:30 a.m. Officer Jesus Cisneros, 37, was driving west bound in an unmarked police vehicle when he collided with a southbound Chrysler PT-Cruiser that was attempting an eastbound turn in front of his vehicle, police said. Click here to read this story on NBCDFW.com.
HS FOOTBALL COACH ACCUSED OF HAVING SEX WITH STUDENT
A Wylie school district football coach is accused of having a sexual relationship with a female student at Anna High School. Investigators said Brad Thompson allegedly had sex with a teenage girl at least twice on- and off-campus during the latter part of the 2008-2009 school year. Thompson, 26, was a teacher and football coach at Anna High School last year. He left the district on good terms to teach English and coach the freshman football team at Wylie High School. Thompson is free on a $150,000 bond. The Wylie Independent School District has placed Thompson on administrative leave. Click here to watch a video report on NBCDFW.com.
COUPLE ACCUSED OF ABUSING 7-YEAR-OLD CHILD
Three children are in protective custody after a Richland Hills mother and father were arrested and charged with injury to a child, police said. Officers responding to a child abuse report in the 2900 block of Fir Park found a 7-year-old boy with bruising on his face and body, police said. The child was transported to Cook Children's Hospital with moderately severe injuries The bond for each parent was set at $75,000.
MAN SUSPECTED IN SUCKER-PUNCH ROBBERIES ARRESTED
University of Texas at Arlington police arrested Thursday a 19-year-old Mansfield man suspected in a series of robberies in which students were approached, asked for their cell phones and then punched in the face. Click here to read this story on NBCDFW.com.