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Police Blotter: Photo of Wanted Sex Offender Released



    Police Blotter: Photo of Wanted Sex Offender Released
    Nick Koudis

    Here's a daily list of recent activities drawing the attention of North Texas and Texas law enforcement. List compiled on July 15, 2010.

    Photo Released of Texas' Most Wanted Sex Offender
    The Department of Public Safety has released a recent photo of a man on its Most Wanted Sex Offenders list. Previously, the department had a photo of Robert A. Davis that was taken in 1993. Davis is wanted in Dallas on suspicion of indecency with a child. He has been convicted of five counts of a sex offense against a child, indecency with a child by sexual contact, indecent exposure and driving under the influence. The Criminal Justice Division of the governor’s office is offering a $1,000 reward for tips leading to Davis’ arrest. Anyone with information is urged to call 1-800-252-8477.

    2 Shot in Dallas Bar
    Dallas police found a crime scene with no victims Thursday morning at Luckie’s Smokehouse near Cockrell Hill and Interstate 30. Methodist and Parkland hospitals then reported gunshot victims who arrived by private vehicle. Police found two men at both hospitals with nonlife-threatening gunshot wounds. Police said an altercation broke out inside Luckie’s Smokehouse and spilled into the parking lot. A person or people pulled a weapon and opened fire before fleeing the scene, according to police. Police are interviewing the victims for more information.

    Car Slams Into Pole in Fiery Fatal Crash
    A car traveling on Interstate 20 Thursday morning slammed into a pole and caught fire, killing the driver, Arlington police said. Witnesses told police that the car was driving west on I-20 near the Collins Street exit at about 3:30 a.m. The car then veered off the road onto the shoulder, struck a message board pole next to the highway and burst into flames. The driver, who was the only person in the vehicle, died at the scene. The name of the driver will not be released until the next of kin is notified. Police are investigating the cause of the crash.

    Neighbors Pull Man From Burning Home
    Grand Prairie firefighters said neighbors pulled a man out of his burning trailer early Thursday morning. Firefighters found the man outside his trailer in the 4000 block of East Main Street. The homeowner, who was badly burned, was taken to a local hospital in serious condition. On of the neighbors who helped rescue the man was transported to hospital for smoke inhalation. Police are investigating the cause of the fire. Read more on this story on NBCDFW.com.