Here's a daily list of random crimes across North Texas compiled on Nov. 11, 2008.
GRANDMOTHER WAKES UP TO FIND 3 DEAD IN DALLAS HOME
An elderly grandmother woke up in her Dallas home Tuesday to find her daughter and granddaughter dead, along with the granddaughter's estranged husband, police said. Police are calling the three deaths a double murder-suicide. (KXAS)
DALLAS MAN SHOT IN LEG AFTER STRUGGLE WITH INTRUDER
A Dallas man was shot in the leg early this morning after confronting an intruder at his home, police said. Jorge Cano Munoz heard someone kicking his bedroom door at his home in the 2700 block of Grafton Avenue just south of Cockrell Hill. He confronted the intruder, who pointed a shotgun at him. Mr. Munoz pushed the gun barrel down, and the intruder fired the weapon. (Dallas Morning News)
HALTOM CITY POLICE SEEK MAN WHO FOLLOWED GIRL INTO APARTMENT AFTER SCHOOL
A stranger befriended a North Oaks Middle School student Friday afternoon then followed her into her family’s apartment before leaving. The 12-year-old girl told police that the man left when she told him that she had to call her father to tell him that she was home. She was not injured, police said. (Star-Telegram)
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DALLAS MAN ARRESTED, ACCUSED OF HURTING A TODDLER
21-year-old Antonio Hodge is charged with first-degree felony intentional injury to a child. Dallas police say Hodge brought his girlfriend's 2-year-old daughter to the Charleton Methodist hospital Monday afternoon. Kamaria Davis suffered head and internal injuries, and was taken to Children's Medical Center to undergo surgery. She was in critical condition.
POLICE: TARRANT COUNTY JUDGE WAS DRIVING DRUNK
Tarrant County Judge Elizabeth Berry was arrested Saturday in Alvarado on a drunk driving charge after she was clocked driving 92 mph on Interstate 35, police said. (NBC DFW)
DALLAS POLICE SEARCH FOR COP IMPERSONATOR
Dallas police want to find the man who impersonated a police officer then attacked a 23-year-old woman near downtown Dallas late Sunday night. The woman says she had been drinking when a man wearing dark clothes and a gold badge pinned her against a wall and fondled her. She says the man told her if she resisted he'd arrest her. Dallas police want to know if the attack is connected to dozens of others earlier this year. (NBC 5)
RICHARDSON POLICE SEARCH FOR BANK ROBBER
Richardson police and the FBI continue to search for the man who robbed the Legacy Bank of Texas in the 700 block of Arapaho Rd. on Monday. Police say the man handed the teller a note and left with an undisclosed amount of money. The robber never showed a weapon.
DENTON COUNTY CRIME STOPPERS GET A FLASHY NEW RIDE
Festooned with crime scene tape and fingerprints, lettered with contact information and brightened with a picture of a man in handcuffs, the vehicle gets across its main message: Crime doesn’t pay. Crime Stoppers does. (Denton Record Chronicle)