Here's a daily list of recent activities drawing the attention of North Texas law enforcement. List compiled on November 9, 2009.
5 Teenagers Arrested in Beating Death
Wylie police arrested five teenagers in connection with the beating death of a homeowner. On Saturday night, witnesses told police the victim, Jonathan Bird, got into a verbal argument with teenagers who were in a pickup truck that was driving recklessly through the neighborhood. The driver of the truck stopped and all of the occupants got out of the pickup and began assaulting the victim, Witnesses said the group got back into truck and drove off. the 28 year old Bird died from his injuries.All suspects are charged with murder.
McKinney Police Warn of Dangerous Robber
Three robberies may now be linked to the same robber according to the McKinney police department. Investigators say one man is responsible for the series of aggravated robberies. The first occurred October 28 at at the First Convenience Bank located inside the Kroger Grocery Store at 1707 W. University Dr. in McKinney. The second occurred November 1 at approximately at the Valero store and gas station located at 1400 N. Central Expressway and the third occurred November 7 at the Golden Corral Restaurant located at 475 S. Central Expressway. The man flashed a handgun and threatened employees during the second and third robberies. The suspect is described as a white male, 21-28 years of age, approximately 5'11" to 6 feet tall, with dark brown hair, dark brown eyes and a scar on the left side of his neck.
Kemp Man Dies in Dallas Accident
Dallas police say one man died after his car rolloed over on the ramp from eastbound Interstate-30 to northbound Interstate-35. 24 year old Jaime Sosa of Kemp died at the scene. Investigators have not determined what caused the crash.
Suspect Admits to Commiting 11 Burglaries
Kaufman County sheriff deputies say they've cleared a number of burglaries after the arrest of Ronald Chase, Jr. Police in Terrell pursued Chase, who was wanted for questioning in connection with the crimes. Once police caught up with him, investigators say Chase admitted to the crimes in northeast Kaufman County. Investigators say they recovered an estimated $25,500 in stolen property which will be returned to the rightful owners.