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 March 8, 2009.

    WRONG-WAY DRIVER KILLED ON I-30
    The Mesquite Police Department said a woman died after driving the wrong way on eastbound Interstate 30. Police said Mariana Aguilarde-Rodriquez's pickup truck collided with a Ford F-150 at Big Town Boulevard. Aguilarde-Rodriquez, 45, of Dallas, was transported to Baylor Hospital of Dallas, where she died. Police said the two men in the truck she hit were transported to Baylor with non-life-threatening injuries. Accident investigators are trying to determine where Aguilarde-Rodriquez entered the freeway.

    BOY FOUND DEAD IN CREEK
    A 5-year-old boy was found in the creek behind the Pleasant Grove neighborhood in Dallas. Rodriguez went missing from the backyard of his home on Saturday night. After family members found Rodriguez in the creek, he was rushed to the hospital by paramedics. Police said they are investigating Sebastian Rodriguez's death as an accidental drowning.

    DRIVER CRASHED INTO WALL ON SLIPPERY ROADS
    Dallas police said a man was critically injured after he lost control of his car on wet roadways on Sunday night. Police said the car was traveling westbound on Gaston Avenue at a fast speed when the driver left the road and crashed into a wall. Paramedics transported the driver to the Baylor Hospital in Dallas.

    CHILD STRUCK BY VEHICLE WALKING TO SCHOOL
    Frisco Police Department said a vehicle hit an 8-year-old child walking to school early this morning. Frisco Fire Department paramedics said the child is stable and does not have life-threatening injuries. CareFlight transported the child to the Children's Medical Center. Accident investigators with the Frisco Police Department determined the child accidentally stepped out into traffic while a vehicle traveling southbound on Twin Falls Drive. Investigators said no charges will be filed.

    MANSFIELD POLICE INVESTIGATING THEFTS
    The Mansfield Police Department said they are looking for information about two women who may have been involved with several thefts at local churches, day cares and nursing homes. Police said the woman have been seen entering the locations. In some cases, they wear hospital style scrubs as a disguise, police said. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Mansfield Police Tips line at 817-276-4750.