Here's a daily list of recent activities drawing the attention of North Texas law enforcement. List compiled on July 21, 2009.
ARGUMENT TURNS TO VIOLENCE IN PLANO
Plano police said a person was stabbed two to three times in the back after an argument. The victim's wounds are not believed to be life threatening. According to police, the pair argued at 1 Westvale Place in Plano before the victim was attacked. The suspect was taken into custody by police.
MOTORCYCLIST CRASHES INTO LIGHTPOLE, DIES ON SCENE
Just after 2 a.m. Tuesday, a 21-year-old motorcyclist crashed and died on the 2900 block of West Normandale after hitting a curb. The rider, who was not wearing a helmet, lost control of his motorcycle and hit a streetlight, Fort Worth police said. Fort Worth police have not said if alcohol or drugs were a factor in the crash.
SIX-ALARM CONDO FIRE WAS INTENTIONAL
Saturday's six-alarm fire at the Hearthwood Condos in northeast Dallas was set intentionally, Dallas Fire officials said Monday. The fire destroyed one building with 24 units and caused about $1.2 million in damage, the Dallas Morning News reports . Witnesses told authorities that they saw multiple teenagers throwing matches in a trash chute. Dallas Fire-Rescue is still investigating the fire to determine who started the fire.
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MONKEY THIEF CAUGHT ON CAMERA
A monkey has been caught on camera stealing from a Richardson store owner. The owners of Plants & Planters in Richardson were suprised to see the person who had been burglarizing them wasn't really a person at all. The surveillance cameras showed images of what looked to be a monkey scooping up plants and accessories then handing them off to someone waiting on the other side of the fence. The monkey has not been taken into custody.
WOMAN STABBED DURING DRUG DEAL GONE WRONG
A woman was stabbed late Monday night after jumping in between two men arguing over a drug deal gone wrong, police say. Shortly before 11 a.m., Weatherford police were sent to the Southgate Glen Apartments where they found a 20-year-old white female lying on the ground in the parking lot with a stab wound to her chest. She was transported to Harris Hospital in critical condition. Investigators said several arrests in connection with the stabbing are likely.