GARLAND COUPLE GOING TO PRISON FOR ID THEFT
A Garland man and woman are going to prison over identity theft involving people or banks in Texas, Michigan, North Carolina and South Carolina. The U.S. Attorney's Office on Friday announced 66-year-old Levander Carlton McLean must serve five years in federal prison. His 45-year-old wife, Rita Murphy McLean, was sentenced Thursday to 51 months. Click here to read this story on NBCDFW.com.
FAMILY ACCUSED OF POSSESSING, MANUFACTURING METH ARRESTED
A family of four was arrested Thursday in Wise County after the sheriff's department said it discovered methamphetamines and chemicals used to make methamphetamines inside a home. Several firearms, one of which was stolen, $1,203 in cash and a stolen van out of Cedar Hill were also found in a raid on the family's home on County Road 1643, authorities said. Deputies said seven people were arrested at the house and a 44-year-old man, his wife and their two sons were picked up later.
GARLAND POLICE OFFER REWARD TO IDENTIFY THEFT SUSPECTS
Garland Police are offering a reward to gain the identities of six individuals suspected of taking TVs and computer equipment from The Arts Apartments located in the 800 block of Broadway Commons. Garland Crime Stoppers said it will pay a cash reward for information that identifies any of the suspected thieves. Click here to see the images captured from surveillance cameras. Anyone with information is asked to call 972-272-TIPS.
POLICE: ARMORED TRUCK DRIVER TAPES CASH TO LEGS
An armored truck driver was jailed Friday in Grapevine on a felony theft charge after more than $100,000 was found strapped to his legs. Police Lt. Todd Dearing says 31-year-old Elkin Strozier of Arlington was held on $10,000 bond. Dearing says Strozier had not requested an attorney. Strozier was arrested Thursday and charged with theft of between $100,000 and $200,000. Click here to read this story on NBCDFW.com.