Here's a daily list of random crimes across North Texas compiled on Nov. 5, 2008.
POLICE INVESTIGATING DOUBLE HOMICIDE
Police are investigating a double homicide at gated Silverton Village Apartments in the 3700 block of Farm-to-Market road 85. Citing the ongoing investigation police are not offering any more information. Look for more information on NBC 5 this afternoon. (Waxahachie Daily Light)
ROBBERS TARGET DALLAS DEVELOPER, STEAL HIS BENTLEY AT GUNPOINT
Wealthy real estate developer Steve Dieb lost his wallet in a stickup early Sunday. But that wasn’t the worst part. The robbers used his $217,000 Bentley as a getaway car. (Dallas Morning News)
HOODED GUNMAN ROBS FORT WORTH GROCERY STORE
A gunman robbed the Fiesta Grocery located at 1000 W. Berry Street in Fort Worth at 9 p.m. Tuesday, police said. The man walked into the store and asked to buy a single can of beer, but the cashier said they didn't have any, then he asked to buy a pack of cigarettes and handed the clerk money, but when the cash register opened, the man pulled out a handgun and demanded all the cash. (Star-Telegram)
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DALLAS POLICE TASER BURGLARY SUSPECT
A Dallas police officer had to taser a burglary suspect who refused to surrender. The homeowner called police saying someone was trying to break-in to his home. When the officer arrived at the home the suspect wouldn't surrender, so the officer tasered him. The suspect was transported to Parkland to be checked out.
REMAINS FOUND IN FORT WORTH, NOT A HUMAN FETUS
"Non human" are what officials have declared about remains found late Tuesday by a woman walking her dog behind a restaurant in the 3800 block of Northeast Loop 820. (Star-Telegram)
REAL LOW-DOWN RUSTLER STEALS FROM STOCKYARDS MUSEUM
It takes a real low-down rustler to steal a donation box. But that's what happened Saturday at the Stockyards Museum, the museum administrator says. The clear acrylic box, roughly a foot by a foot and a half, contained about $300. (Star-Telegram)TWO ARMED MEN ROB GARLAND CREDIT UNION
The FBI and Garland Police are investigating an armed robbery of the Resource One Credit Union located on the corner of W. Centerville Road and O’banion. On Tuesday around 10:45 a.m. two men wearing hooded jackets entered the building with their faces covered with bandanas. They left the bank in a newer model red sedan, possibly a Toyota Camry. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 972-272-TIPS.
FORT WORTH CLERK TO ROBBER: 'EITHER SHOOT ME OR LEAVE MY STORE'
Facing the muzzle of handgun partially covered in a bandanna, a 30-year-old convenience store clerk early Monday told the robber to either pull the trigger or leave. So he left. (Star-Telegram)
THIEVES' GETAWAY VEHICLE DOESN'T FIT THE PATTERN
They got away in luxury. Two women stole a wallet from an 83-year-old Benbrook woman Saturday afternoon at Hancock Fabrics and then jumped into a white Mercedes sport utility vehicle. (Star-Telegram)
PAROLEE SET FOR EXECUTION FOR 1993 FORT WORTH SLAYING
A man who had a reputation as a troublemaker is to die in the state death chamber in Huntsville for the April 1993 slaying of a mentally ill man. Elkie Taylor will be the 15th Texas inmate executed this year and the first of six scheduled for lethal injection this month in the nation's most active capital punishment state. (NBC DFW)