Daily Police Blotter

Here's a daily list of recent activities drawing the attention of North Texas law enforcement. List compiled on June 30, 2009.

Woman Arrested After Irving Police Chase
Two people were arrested after a police chase moved from Irving to Dallas early Tuesday morning. The chase began after Irving police tried to pull over a woman for a traffic stop. Police said the woman continued driving even as her male passenger jumped from the car. Dallas County sheriff's deputies continued the pursuit at a slow rate of speed and later arrested the driver near White Rock Lake after her tires were spiked.

Woman Faces DWI Charge After Crashing Car into House
A woman who drove her car into a house Monday night was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated, police said. Police said the woman was speeding and jumped the curb before crashing into the garage of a house on Southern Charm Court in Arlington. Her passenger suffered minor injuries. There was no word on whether anyone was home at the time.

Man Busted for Selling Fake Cowboys Gear, Police Say
A Cedar Hill man accused of selling fake Dallas Cowboys jerseys has been arrested, police said.  Michael Harris, 51, owned a store in Ridgmar mall that sold more than $150,000 in counterfeit merchandise, police said. Harris faces prison time and a $10,000 fine if he is convicted.

52 Gang Members Arrested in N. Texas Sweep
Federal immigration agents arrested dozens of gang members, including members of the notorious Mara Salvatrucha, during days-long sweeps throughout Texas. Eighty street gang members were arrested during a five-day sweep through Houston, Beaumont, and Corpus Christi. Agents also arrested 52 gang members and 14 of their associates during a six-day operation in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, U.S. Immigration officials said Tuesday. Click here to read this story on NBCDFW.com

FBI Thwarts Accused Hospital Computer Hacker
An Arlington man who is accused of hacking into a Dallas hospital's computer system will go before a judge Wednesday.
FBI agents arrested Jesse McGraw Friday. The 25-year-old man worked as a contract security guard at the Carrell Clinic on North Central Expressway in Dallas. Authorities said between April and June McGraw hacked into several computers in the clinic that contained patient information.  Click here to read this story on NBCDFW.com.

Police Search For Movie Theater Pervert
Grapevine police are searching for a man accused of inappropriately touching at least four girls ranging in age from 8 to 14 years old inside a movie theater. The victims said the man brushed up against them then groped them inside the Tinsel Town Movie Theater, Grapevine Police Lt. Todd Dearing said. Click here to read this story on NBCDFW.com.

Vandals Torch U.S. Flags
Dallas police said vandals are torching U.S. flags in a far North Dallas neighborhood. Police said the flags of Ed Jordan and his neighbor were burned Monday off Spring Valley and Preston roads. Dallas police are investigating both cases as arson. Click here to read this story on NBCDFW.com.

Cops: Teens Used Stolen Guns to Commit More Crimes
Denton police have charged six teenagers with felony counts of organized criminal activity in connection with an alleged crime spree that began in April. Police arrested 18-year-old Rodney Young, 17-year-old LaKieth Jones, Jamichael McKeel, Richard Ross and two juveniles. Investigators said Young and Jones broke into a home in April and stole electronics -- and several handguns. Denton police said the guns were then used to commit other crimes, such as burglaries and car thefts. Click here to read this story on NBCDFW.com.

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