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    Here's a daily list of recent activities drawing the attention of North Texas law enforcement. List compiled on Nov. 18, 2009.

    WEATHERFORD TEEN, COLORADO MAN KILLED IN COLLISION
    A Weatherford High School senior and a man from Colorado were killed Tuesday when their vehicles collided on FM 51 in Weatherford. Investigators said 17-year-old Sarah Brinkmann's car was traveling northbound on FM 51 when she collided with 65-year-old Keith Dafoe's vehicle, which was headed south, near the intersection of 171. Dafoe's passenger, Marcella Defoe, was taken to the hospital where she was listed in fair condition. 

    MAN DIES AFTER MOTORCYCLE WRECK ON I-35W
    A 35-year-old man died Wednesday after a motorcycle wreck on a service road of Interstate 35W in south Fort Worth, the Star Telegram reported. The wreck happened at about 1 a.m. near the intersection of Alta Mesa Boulevard. Jimmy Clements died hours later at John Peter Smith Hospital.  No other information about the wreck was available.

    MAN ACCUSED OF TOUCHING GIRL ON PLAYGROUND ARRESTED
    A 64-year-old man was arrested Wednesday after he allegedly walked onto a playground and touched a girl on her shoulder, Dallas police said. The 4th grader was on a public playground adjacent to Zaragosa Elementary School at about 1 p.m. with several teachers and other students, police said. The teachers told police the girl screamed when the man put his hand around her shoulder. Police said he attempted to walk away, but a teacher ran and grabbed him. The man was taken to Lew Sterret Jail for a class C assault (offensive touch) because there was no sexual intent, police said. Police said the jail's medical staff was attempting to determine the man's mental state. 

    DEPUTIES SEIZE STARVING HORSES FROM FARM
    A dozen starving horses were seized Wednesday morning from a farm on Belt Line Road in Wilmer, Sheriff's deputies said.  After someone reported seeing malnourished animals investigators were unable to located the owner so they obtained a warrant to take possession of them. Investigators said several horses were injured, and two dead horses were found in a pasture. The animals were taken to the sheriff's animal compound in Hutchins to be treated by a vet.

    FATHER GETS PRISON IN DAUGHTER'S BOYFRIEND'S DEATH
    A man convicted of killing his daughter's boyfriend outside a Haltom City warehouse has been sentenced to 40 years in prison.
    A Tarrant County jury on Tuesday sentenced 44-year-old Vinton Derrick Cummings. Jurors on Friday convicted Cummings of murder in the October 2008 shooting death of 20-year-old Temple Jernigan. Click here to read this story on NBCDFW.com.