Here's a daily list of recent activities drawing the attention of North Texas law enforcement. List compiled on Nov. 16, 2009.
DESOTO SEES 91 PERCENT INCREASE IN ROBBERIES
DeSoto police said robberies have nearly doubled so far this year over last year. The city has seen 65 robberies so far this year, compared to 34 at the same time last year. Police said the robberies are about evenly split between businesses and individuals. Police have arrested about half of the people suspected in this year's robberies. Click here to read more on NBCDFW.com.
MAN KILLED ON I-20 AFTER LOSING CONTROL OF MUSTANG
A driver was killed and his passenger injured Sunday after he lost control of a Ford Mustang headed eastbound on Interstate 20, Arlington police said. The man crashed into the guardrail near the Green Oaks Boulevard entrance ramp at about 10:30 p.m. Sunday and was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. Click here to read this story on NBCDFW.com.
MAN ACCIDENTALLY SHOOTS SELF INSIDE SCHOOL
An investigation is under way after an off-duty district employee was shot in the groin Monday morning inside Umphrey Lee Elementary in South Oak Cliff, authorities said. The man, who was not identified, was in the school's maintenance area at about 7:30 a.m. when a gun inside his pocket discharged, school officials said. There were students in the school, but none nearby, school officials said. Click here to read this story on NBCDFW.com.
MAN SENTENCED IN SWAT SCAM
A man who pleaded guilty to his role in a "swatting" conspiracy in Texas has been sentenced to nine years in prison. Federal prosecutors in Dallas on Monday announced the sentence for 35-year-old Carlton Nalley. Nalley in February pleaded guilty to conspiracy to retaliate against a witness, victim or informant, and to conspiracy to commit access device fraud and unauthorized access of a protected computer. Click here to read this story on NBCDFW.com.