President Trump and his team will be visiting a few areas around north Texas this week. You are likely to see enhanced police security, police motorcades, and helicopter activity in these areas.
The President will fly into the Naval Air Station JRB this Thursday. There will be a presidential motorcade from NAS JRB into downtown Fort Worth for his first stop. He will be at the City Club in downtown for an event.
After his stop in downtown Fort Worth, the presidential motorcade will travel back to the NAS JRB for a helicopter flight down to Alvarado.
The President will be visiting the Rochambeau Ranch located in the 5500 block of County Road 316 southwest of Alvarado in the afternoon. The ranch is home to Louis Vuitton’s new manufacturing factory for luxury goods.
After his stop at the ranch, the President will be traveling by helicopter up to Dallas Love Field. There he will meet us motorcade to take him to the American Airlines Center for a campaign event. After the campaign event, he will be traveling via motorcade back to Dallas Love Field to leave town.
If you live in the areas mentioned above you can expect heavy police presence and helicopter activity throughout the day on Thursday. There will also be additional motorcades for dignitaries and other important persons to and from airports and the President’s events. It is best to avoid these areas. Please be courteous to motorcades and respect road closures. There will be very heavy police presence at the American Airlines Center on Thursday evening for the President’s campaign event.
The Fort Worth Police Department has released an update on the officer involved shooting death of Atatiana Jefferson.
The officer resigned his duties this morning and has since been arrested for murder.
The officer, identified by the department has Aaron Dean, is already in the Tarrant County jail.
Multiple emergency responders were called to the scene of a major accident near the intersection of County Road 1102 and County Road 1204 during the overnight hours. Rio Vista FD, Johnson County EMS (AMR), and multiple law enforcement responded to the scene.
Officials say it was a single vehicle crash with two occupants injured. The vehicle was traveling along the roadway, lost control, and crashed into a wooded area.
One of the occupants, identified as a 14-year-old female, died at the scene. The second occupant was transported to the hospital in unknown condition with undisclosed injuries.
We are awaiting additional details from DPS regarding this crash. Once received, we will update this story with the information.
The Fort Worth Police Department has released additional information on the crash we posted last night just after 10:30PM near the 2000 block of West Freeway service road near Summit Ave.
Police say a single vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed struck part of the fixed barrier.
The two occupants, a driver and a passenger, were not wearing seatbelts. The passenger died at the scene. The driver was transported to the hospital in serious, but stable condition.
The department’s DWI Unit worked the Intoxication Manslaughter investigation at the hospital.
DPS troopers have released additional information regarding the fatal crash earlier today on Becky Lane just outside the Waxahachie city limits.
Multiple emergency responders were called to the scene in the 200 block of Becky Lane at around 12:56PM today.
A preliminary investigation of the scene reveals a 14-year-old driver of a go-cart was westbound on Becky Lane when the vehicle left the roadway, struck a culvert and went airborne. The vehicle landed on top of the juvenile.
The patient was transported to Baylor Scott & White Hospital in Waxahachie were he succumbed to this injuries. DPS says he is a 14-year-old male from Waxahachie.
No other pertinent details have been released at this time.
The Fort Worth Police Department responded to a shooting incident on Friday morning at the Dalworth Inn, 812 E. Felix Street, in south Fort Worth.
According to a report published by FWPD, officers responded to the motel at 10:27AM regarding an unresponsive male. Officers found a male with a gunshot wound to the head. He was dead in the room.
The deceased has been identified as a 40-year-old male.
Police arrested a suspect, 41-year-old male, at a house in Fort Worth on Saturday evening. He has been charged with murder.
The Richland Hills Police Department responded to a welfare check at a house in the 2800 block of Matthews Drive yesterday (Saturday) evening. A neighbor called police after their elderly female resident would not come to her front door. Her dog was also located deceased on the front porch.
When officers arrived on the scene, they made entry into the home and located a 73-year-old female deceased inside the house. Her injuries were consistent with a homicide.
Officers investigated the scene and identified the suspect as the elderly resident’s roommate, a 27-year-old male. A warrant was subsequently issued for his arrest.
Police located the suspect in Dallas and arrested him. He has been booked into jail on a murder charge.
Multiple emergency responders were called to the scene of a major accident at 288 Becky Lane just north of Waxahachie at around 12:50PM this afternoon.
A juvenile was injured during the crash.
DPS is still investigating the incident, but has confirmed the juvenile has died.
More details will be released by DPS.
UPDATE: DPS confirms a 14-year-old male died today after his go-cart crashed off a residential road and went airborne
UPDATE: 14-year-old dies in go-cart crash near Waxahachie
The Fort Worth Police Department has released additional information regarding the officer involved shooting that occurred overnight Saturday. The shooting resulted in the death of a 28-year-old female.
As we reported yesterday, police were called to a house in the 1200 block of E. Allen Ave for an “open structure” call. A neighbor called police to report the front door of a residence was open. New information indicates the neighbor called the non-emergency number to report potentially suspicious activity at the residence. The neighbor stated the lights inside the residence were on and the vehicles were there, but the front door was open and he had not seen the residents.
Two officers were dispatched to the scene at 2:25AM and arrived at 2:29AM. The officers parked nearby and approached the scene on foot.
One of the officers went through a fence to the back of the residence to investigate. As displayed on the body camera, the officer approached a window, shined his flashlight inside, quickly stated for the occupant inside to display her hands, and fired a single shot.
The shot struck the resident. Officers rendered medical aid, but she was pronounced deceased. She was shot while inside the bedroom. Police have already released that the female was inside her own house.
A weapon was recovered from inside the residence, but information regarding that firearm has not been released. Although a weapon was recovered from the room, information to indicate the female was potentially wielding it has not been released at this time. It has also not been released whether the officer spotted the firearm when shining his flashlight into the window.
There are still many more details to be released regarding this investigation.
The Denton Police Department responded to a reported stabbing near the 3600 block of E. McKinney Street at Cardinal Drive just after 7:30PM last night.
When officers and emergency personnel arrived on the scene, they located a person with an apparent stab injury. The victim was transported to a local hospital, but pronounced deceased.
Denton PD is investigating this case as a homicide. At this time, no suspects have been taken into custody.
Police believe this was an isolated incident. There is no current thinking to indicate any danger to the public.