Monthly Archives: July 2019

Vehicle fished out of North Richland Hills pond; driver arrested for intoxication

Earlier this morning, North Richland Hills PD and FD were called to a pond in a residential area near the intersection of Bridge Street and Ice House Drive for a submerged vehicle. Emergency responders arrived and observed a popped trunk sticking out of the water.

Firefighters checked the vehicle to ensure no one was inside and then crews were called to assist with fishing it out of the water.

Police officers checked the license plate and located the registered owner, a 36-year-old male, in a North Richland Hills detention center. He was arrested early this morning for public intoxication.

No additional charges are expected to be filed.

Banner photo a screenshot from NRHPD Twitter Video here.

Aunt arrested and charged with capital murder after 9-year-old child dies in Mansfield

Last Saturday, Mansfield Police and Fire/EMS personnel were dispatched to a home in the 4200 block of Eagle Drive around 12:38PM regarding a cardiac arrest. While officers and firefighters were responding, they were advised of CPR in progress on a 9-year-old female child.

When emergency responders arrived on the scene, they continued resuscitation efforts and transported the child to Methodist Mansfield hospital. She was pronounced deceased at 1:30PM Saturday afternoon.

Officers established a crime scene and initiated a death investigation at the home. The crime is still being investigated.

Upon completion of the child’s autopsy, the Medical Examiner ruled the child’s death a homicide. A cause of death has not been publicly listed.

The victim’s aunt, identified as 42-year-old Marcia Sneed, was arrested Saturday on charges of Injury to a Child, Causing Serious Bodily Injury. After compiling additional information today, the charges against Sneed will be upgraded to Capital Murder.

Sneed is in custody at the Tarrant County jail.

Person shot twice while waiting for bus along Ferguson Road in Dallas

The Dallas Police Department is investigating a shooting late last night along the 11500 block of Ferguson Road.

Officers responded to a shooting call at around 11:20PM at the given location. They met with the victim who stated he was waiting at the bus stop when a black SUV pulled up next to him. An unknown suspect got out of the vehicle and pulled a gun, at which point the victim took off running on foot.

The suspect then proceeded to fire shots at the victim, striking him twice in the arm. The suspect(s) fled the scene.

Dallas Fire-Rescue treated the victim at the scene.

Armed robber shoots and injures victim in overnight Dallas shooting

At around 3:16AM this morning, Dallas PD officers responded to a shooting call at Julius Schepps Freeway (I45) and Overton Road in the south Dallas area.

Officers arrived on the scene and located a male shot in the leg. It was determined that the victim was shot during a robbery attempt at a nearby store. The robbery suspect took his possessions and fled the scene.

Dallas Fire-Rescue transported the victim to the hospital in stable condition.

The investigation is ongoing at this time.

Denton Police preparing for “peaceable protest” rally tonight at the downtown square

The Denton Police Department will be on hand this evening at the downtown square for a “peaceable protest” demonstration.

“Denton PD is aware of the rally taking place on the courthouse lawn tonight,” said a tweet from the department. “There will be a police presence at the event to ensure the safety of those in attendance.”

The protest was organized after a possible hate speech incident this weekend at a local bar in Denton. According to an article posted on Denton RC, a group of people were chanting “reclaim America” and reportedly assaulted at least one person.

The event tonight, called “Hate Has No Home in Denton County”, appears to be primarily organized through Facebook. As of 1:30PM today, 125 people were listed as “going” and over 400 had marked that they may attend.

“Denton PD recognizes and will protect everyone’s First Amendment right to peacefully and lawfully assemble.”

Missing man from The Colony found dead in Dallas

According to online data with the Dallas Police Department, a missing man from The Colony was found deceased yesterday morning near the Dallas / Carrollton border.

Ethan Raible Rendlen, missing from The Colony since earlier this month, was found dead in the area of Rosemeade Parkway and Marsh Lane yesterday morning at around 10:22AM.

The Colony Police Department was contacted on July 15th regarding the disappearance of Mr. Rendlen. They indicated foul play was not suspected.

Reports indicate his body was found in a wooded area near the location given above. The official report states the body was found in an “outdoor area.” No other details regarding the discovery have been released by officials. His death is listed as “unexplained.”

We will share any additional details when released by the police.

Female shot and killed at Uptown Dallas hotel

The Dallas Police Department has released additional information regarding the shooting investigation at Hotel ZaZa, 2332 Leonard Street, in Uptown Dallas.

Police said they were called to the scene of a disturbance and gunshot victim at 11:26PM last night. Upon arrival, they located the female deceased from a gunshot wound.

The preliminary investigation reveals that a 30-year-old male was involved in a disturbance with the 32-year-old female. The disturbance ultimately led to the male shooting the female.

The male was transported to a local hospital with undisclosed injuries.

The investigation is ongoing.

Bicyclist struck on 1187 in Rendon; CareFlite requested

Rendon FD/EMS and Tarrant County sheriffs deputies are on scene of a major accident reportedly involving a vehicle and a bicyclist on FM 1187 at Bennett Lawson Road.

CareFlite has just landed at the scene.

Everman FD was toned out to assist with the crash.

There are major delays on FM 1187 through this area. It is best to avoid.

Update – CareFlite is airlifting the patient to JPS.

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