Police Blotter: North Texan One of Texas 10 Most Wanted

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Here's a list of recent activities drawing the attention of North Texas Law Enforcement.

    Here's a list of recent activities drawing the attention of North Texas Law Enforcement. List compiled on July, 28, 2011.

    Denton County Sex Offender; Texas 10 Most Wanted

    Classified as a high-risk sex offender, Sean Michael Smith, is now one of Texas' 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders. He is wanted for failure to register as a sex offender in Denton County and was last seen in Aubrey. Smith was convicted of indecency with a child/sexual contact related to an attack involving a 14-year-old girl in Denton County in 1999. He goes by the alias of Sean Michael Carroll and is considered highly likely to reoffend by police. He has been arrested twice for violating his sex offender registration. Smith’s criminal history includes two assaults causing bodily injury, evading arrest and burglary. He is also considered armed and dangerous. Smith has worked as a self-employed tattoo artist. He has numerous tattoos: the word “wild child” on his stomach, a cow skull with tribal art and the words “young guns/the kid” and “Irish” on his upper left arm and skulls with rope, an eyeball and the word “Irish” on his upper right arm. Texas Crime Stoppers has offered a $1,000 cash reward for his capture. Call the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-252-TIPS (8477) if you have any  information on his whereabouts.

    Man Shot in Park
    Police are investigating the death of a man found shot in Trail Drivers Park in northeast Fort Worth. The Hispanic male’s body was found by children who were playing at the park. The Fort Worth medical examiner’s office hasn’t determined a cause of death.

    Stranded Driver Killed on Highway 121
    A woman whose car got stuck early Thursday morning was struck and killed on state Highway 121 after she got out of her stranded vehicle, according to police. The accident happened about 3:30 a.m. just north of the Bass Pro Drive bridge.Grapevine police said the victim had abandoned her car in the median in the northbound lanes, but was struck by a car in the southbound lanes. No charges are expected to be filed against the driver who struck the woman.