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Archive for the month “December, 2012”

Strange to see snow on the ZORV !’

ONCOR POWER OUTAGES IN DFW

Oncor is showing quite a few power outages in the DFW area. Check the Oncor Power Outage Map.

Posted by: Jamie Schatten
Lead Reporter – DFW Alerts

REPORTER ADMITTED WITH LIFE THREATENING INFECTION

DFW Alerts reporter @DFW_Alertsjj has been admitted to John Peter Smith Hospital with a life threatening infection. He has been moved from the emergency room and is currently in an “Observation” unit. I will post more details when they become available. Please send him some get well messages (@DFW_Alertsjj on Twitter),

Posted by: Jamie Schatten
Lead Reporter – DFW Alerts

Joint #Tweetalong – @arlingtonpd & @fortworthpd – December 20, 2012

Joint Tweetalong with @ArlingtonPd & @Fortworthpd

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01:07 pm:  FortWorthPd:  Here we go! Arlington PD is here with us!

01:09 pm:  ArlingtonPd:  Fort Worth PD Sargent Criado and Officer Dulworth and Arlington PD Officer McDonnell & Sargent Cook start joint tweetalong pic.twitter.com/nGgJp8lN

01:19 pm:  ArlingtonPd: The joint tweetalong has officially started! We will retweet Fort Worth PD’s calls for your convenience. Enjoy! pic.twitter.com/YA3BuaTx

01:24 pm: FortWorthPd:  Equipment check. Computer log-on. Officer Dulworth is preparing for her shift in North Division.

01:27 pm:  ArlingtonPD:  if you are listening on the scanner Sgt Cook and Officer McDonnell is 860A

01:28 pm:  FortWorthPD:  Thanks to Arlington PD for tweeting with us!

01:29 pm:  FortWorthPD Patrol cars aren’t luxurious. :-).

01:31 pm:  Fort WorthPD:  Patrol units are equipped with a radar – watch your speed. Lo-Jack monitor – in case we get in range of a stolen vehicle Lo-Jack

01:32 pm:  FortWorthPD:  On our way! Responding to a suspicious person or vehicle call.

01:34 pm:  FortWorthPD:  Red “Dispatch” field showed up on our Mobile Data Computer (MDC) to show we were dispatched to this call.

01:35 pm:  FortWorthPD:  Officer Dulworth accepted. Field turned yellow and says “En-route.”.

01:45 pm:  FortWorthPD:   Officer Dulworth spoke with the person – he checks out okay. But great that neighbors are keeping their eyes open and reporting!

01:47 pm:  ArlingtonPD:  As we are patrolling the area we are still looking out for our missing elderly person, Maria . Please contact 911 if you have any info.

01:48 pm: FortWorthPD:  Officer Dulworth’s been a officer 5 years. She loves it!

01:52 pm:  FortWorthPD:  Officer Dulworth says she doesn’t mind getting out in any weather. Enjoys her “rolling office” patrol car. Beats sitting at a desk all day!

02:00 pm:  ArlingtonPD:  We are en-route to an assault in progress call on East side. Suspect is on foot and left the scene.

02:00 pm:  FortWorthPd:  Officer Dulworth. writes up her “dispo” or disposition, reporting what happened on the call. MDC tells us by voice, “Your incident has been updated.”

02:03 pm:  FortWorthPd:  I35 W already slow from downtown to Basswood. With all the new developments, two lanes is just not enough. Frustrating.

02:09 pm:  ArlingtonPD:  Officer McDonnell is interviewing one of the parties involved in the assault. The victim has requested EMS  pic.twitter.com/SqfJeCIg

02:15 pm:  FortWorthPd:  Assisted Officer Salinas on a welfare check. Citizen is safe.

02:19 pm:  FortWorthPd:  The MDC shows “Active” calls: officers have been dispatched. And “Pending” calls: needing an officer.

02:24pm:  FortWorthPD;  Officer Dulworth chooses a call in or near her beat to answer. She sees one where an officer is alone and requests to respond.

02:24 pm:  ArlingtonPd:  Primary officer is taking a report of the assault and will refer to the detectives.

02:29 pm:  FortWorthPD:  Since we didn’t take the call, but assisted Officer Salinas, Salinas “sets the dispo” or writes up the report. We simply “clear the call.”

02:30 PM:  FortWorhPd:  Our MDC now reads “Av On Radio” in green. We’re ready to accept a call again. Ready to Roll!

02:36 pm:  ArlingtonPD:  we just rolled up on a major accident at Pioneer Pkwy and 360

02:40 pm:  ArlingtonPD:  No one injured in this crash. Awaiting wrecker for the truck.   All parties has insurance. pic.twitter.com/zBXfE4jq

02:54 pm:  ArlingtonPd:  there is a snapped power line on Division St. We are going to check it out. Possibly due to wind?

02:57 pm:  FortWorthPD:  Headed to assist on a burglary in progress in North Division.

03:01 pm:  ArlingtonPD:  Oncor is going to cut the line &replace it w/a new one. No traffic problems. Line in grassy area. Possibly due to high winds.

03:12 pm:  FortWorthPD:   En-route to burglary – assisting.

03:14 pm:  ArlingtonPD:  we are assisting Officers on a domestic on north side.

03:24 pm:  FortWorthPD:  Searching area for burglary suspects.

03:25 pm:  ArlingtonPD:  Officer Curry & Officer McDonnell interviewing complainant. No family violence. Suspect left scene.  pic.twitter.com/AsHyV7na

03:29 pm:  FortWorthPd:  Witnesses described suspects as three young males who left on foot.

03:35 pm:  FortWorthPd:  The officers who were originally dispatched to that last burglary call will finish up.

03:39 pm:  ArlingtonPd: On-scene at a welfare check. A caller was concerned about a neighbor’s welfare. He saw an unusual amount of birds over his house.

03:43 pm:  FortWorthPd:  First officer dispatched to a call “has the sheet” which means that officer will write up the report.

03:43 pm:  ArlingtonPD:  made contact w/the residence and everything is 10-4. He also noticed an unusual amount of birds this morning.

03:50 pm:  ArlingtonPd:  Brrrrr. It’s cold out here on tweetalong with the north wind!

03:51 pm:  FortWorthPd:  Beautiful weather today. Did You Know? Officer Dulworth loves to study weather, storms, etc. ? She almost became an Aggie meteorologist.

03:52 pm:  FortWorthPd:  Officer Dulworth is a UTA Maverick. She has a B.A. in criminal justice.

03:53 pm:  FortWorthPd:  And Officer Dulworth wanted to be a police officer when she was little. She says this is her dream job!

03:55 pm:  FortWorthPd:  Traffic stop

03:56 pm:  FortWorthPd:  Driver did not use turn signal at intersection.

03:59 pm:  FortWorthPd:  Did you know? Hardened criminals are often discovered through minor traffic stops.

04:01 pm:  FortWorthPd:  Driver cannot find insurance card. But, Officer Dulworth checks and finds that she does have valid insurance. No citation. Warning only this time.

4:04 pm:  FortWorthPd:  FYI: If you have a CHL (Concealed Handgun License), tell the officer right away. Whether you have a gun with you or not.

04:18 pm:  FortWorthPd:  Officer Dulworth conducts a traffic stop. The operator was happy to know that FWPD also gives warnings. pic.twitter.com/D5TS2xoc

05:08 pm:  ArlingtonPd:  Back in-service after having to perform vehicle maintenance.

05:16 pm:  ArlingtonPd:  Enjoying our tweetalong with @fortworthpd finest! @DallasPD need to join us soon :-) pic.twitter.com/YiYHaqtf

05:17 pm:  FortWorthPd:  Stopped by Communications to see our 911 operators, our dispatchers and our Police Information Center.

05:24 pm:  ArlingtonPd:  En-route to a disturbance call on north side.

05:32 pm:  ArlingtonPd:  On scene of disturbance call in North Arlington pic.twitter.com/5FE9C0BK

05:39 pm:  ArlingtonPd:  young man had an argument w/his family. Officers are still investigating the call.

05:39 pm:  ArlingtonPd:  En-route to a commercial alarm call right down the street.

05:52 pm:  ArlingtonPd: home builder arrived on-scene. We walked through location and everything 10-4.

06:10 pm:  ArlingtonPd:  assisted officers on an unknown situation.

06:11 pm:  ArlingtonPd:  during the investigation, the elderly man had fallen down and hurt himself. This will be a medical call. pic.twitter.com/1jyuWWdu

06:19 pm:  FortWorthPd:  It’s a safe and quiet night in FW. Gonna head over to the First United Methodist Church at 800 W 5th St for the Candlelight Vigil.

06:42 pm:  FortWorthPd:  Candlelight Vigil for NewTown. Teddy Bears from FWPD for children @FUMCFortWorth pic.twitter.com/9jp3YYJ8

06:44 pm:  FortWorthPd:  Candlelight Vigil is at 1st Methodist Fort Worth for Newtown

06:56 pm:  ArlingtonPd:  Our Hispanic Citizen Police Academy Graduation is about to start at City Hall.

07:08 pm:  ArlingtonPd:  Congratulations to 34 graduates who completed the 11 week course! pic.twitter.com/T22Sy3rW

07:10 pm:  ArlingtonPd:  Arlington Honor Guard presenting Colors at graduation pic.twitter.com/ZlE5xIOK

07:10 pm:  FortWorthPd:  Mayor Price read a heartfelt letter of support to the selectmen of Newtown, CT.

07:13 pm:  ArlingtonPd:  Assistant Chief Jaime Ayala is going to present certificates to the 34 graduates tonight of Class #23  pic.twitter.com/nlUAJ9OM

07:14 pm:  FortWorthPd:  Texas State Poet reads a carol entitled Twenty Angels.

07:18 pm:  FortWorthPd:  Texas State Poet reads a carol entitled Twenty Angels.

07:23 pm:  FortWorthPd:  Chief Halstead said three words that give us strength to get us through in these times: Faith. Family. Forgiveness.

07:28 pm:  ArlingtonPd:  Academie De Policia Para Residentes Hispanos Otono 2012. Felicidades Clase 23! Gracias de nuevo por su participacion

07:28 pm:  ArlingtonPD:  (English Translaiton):  Police Academy Fall 2012 Hispanic residents. Congratulations Class 23! Thanks again for your participation

07:35 pm:  ArlingtonPd:  Welcome to Twitter @PlanoPoliceDept.  Getting ready to leave the graduation ceremony and go 10-8 (In-Service)

07:46 pm:  ArlingtonPd:  Congrats again to all our graduates of Hispanic CPA. We run citizen academies on regular basis. Call APD 817.459.5600 pic.twitter.com/XictyXeF

07:51 pm:  ArlingtonPd:  we are en-route to a report of a theft that had just occurred . Suspect took victim’s cell phone in a parking lot.

07:52 pm:  FortWorthPd:  A candle is lit as the names and age of the children and adults victims are read. Cpl. Tracey Knight assisted.

08:04 pm:  ArlingtonPd:  See video of Officer McDonnell on this Theft from person call  youtu.be/wCUWIS37GkA

08:12 pm:  Arlington Pd:  southbound traffic at Matlock and Pioneer Pkwy is closed due to a 3 vehicle crash.

08:14 pm:  ArlingtonPd:  Video of crash scene at Pioneer & Matlock. Wrecker on scene. No injuries reported. Clearing call youtu.be/4jz7RY2b1vE

08:27 pm:  FortWorthPd:  Headed to assist medstar.

08:30 pm:  FortWorthPd:  medstar requested assist.

08:40 pm:  FortWorthPd:  Medical call. Elderly man fell & needed medical assist. Medstar attending

08:42 pm:  ArlingtonPd:  Southbound Matlock at Pioneer Pkwy is now open. Drive safely

08:47 pm:  FortWorthPd:  Remember to regularly check on your elderly friends\relatives who live alone. Especially in these winter months.

08:49 pm:  ArlingtonPd:  On-scene at an emergency domestic. The suspect made threats to his family.  pic.twitter.com/c87hjgRB

08:51 pm:  ArlingtonPd:  Sargent Norman updating Sargent Stout on the details of the emergency domestic. They are still investigating the call. pic.twitter.com/iLT2Y21R

09:11 pm:  FortWorthPd:  Officers. Dulworth & Miller arrested an intoxicated man. Transporting to jail.

09:26 pm:  FortWorthPd:  arrest requires lots of paperwork: Jail booking, affidavits, magistrate warnings and more.

09:27 pm:  FortWorthPd:  Jail officers are familiar with this particular man.

0932 pm:  FortWorthPd:  Officer Dulworth refreshing Sargent Criado on jail paperwork procedures. ;-) pic.twitter.com/i0eUeGFB

09:41 pm:  ArlingtonPd:  on-scene at a residence to make possible contact with a suspect who was involved in a robbery.

09:55 pm:  ArlingtonPd:  Sargent Cook, Officer Peschke & Officer Rodermund make contact with the residence to gather information. pic.twitter.com/1lukwMl3

09:57 pm:  ArlingtonPd:  Well that concludes our tweetalong for tonight! Thank you Fort Worth PD for joining in the fun! Stay tune for our holiday jingle…be safe!

09:58 pm:  ArlingtonPd:  Happy Holidays From APD Video.  See ya on next one youtu.be/IrbMQe97Jgw

10:26 pm:  If you love @ArlingtonPD Twitter, please Like our Facebook.com/ArlingtonPolice fan page. We are almost at 6,000 likes.

Arlington Police, Fort Worth Police and DFW Alerts Network Wishes you a Happy and SAFE Holiday Season!!

#SilverAlert #Arlington #Texas Maria Arrocha – 82 y/o Hispanic Female

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82 year old Hispanic Women with Alzheimers from Arlington, Texas has been missing since 9 am December 18.  If you have seen or have any information.  Please contact 9-1-1 or the Arlington Police Department.

Read Nixle Report

Watch   Interview with daughter on You Tube via Arlington Police Media

Update:  We have not heard anything to say that Maria Arrocha has yet been found.  Though chances are now quite slim, we still hold hope that she is safe.  Please continue to share for now and help us help the ArlingtonPD get the word out.

STOLEN VEHICLE ALERT

Red 2000 Dodge Ram p/u txlp AU9-4765

Stolen Dec 11 by Drew Woolery approx 5’9 180lb approx 50yrs old balding wears a ball cap.

The search for this vehicle is NOT limited to Texas. This vehicle could be in ANY state.

If this vehicle is spotted, contact 911 and provide location information.

Posted by: Jamie Schatten
Lead Reporter – DFW Alerts

SHOOTINGS IN DALLAS

Mall Shooting “Could Have Been Much, Much Worse”: Police NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth The shooter, armed with a rifle, was dressed in dark clothing and wore a hockey-style face mask. As panicked shoppers fled for cover, workers ushered some into hiding places within stores, or helped them to the exits. The first officers to arrive … See all stories on this topic:

Fatal shooting after Texas wreck still a mystery WFAA HOUSTON (AP) —Investigators are trying to determine who fatally shot a suspected drunken driver after the man allegedly killed two brothers who were helping their father push the family’s pickup truck down a rural Houston-area road. Neighbors say … See all stories on this topic:

Dallas police: 1 dead, 1 hurt in midnight shooting abc13.com … Now; Email · Print · Report a typo. ShareThis via email, AIM, social bookmarking and networking sites, etc. AP. DALLAS, TX — Dallas police say a meeting allegedly set up for a drug deal ended with one person shot dead and another in critical … See all stories on this topic:

Posted by: Jamie Schatten
Lead Reporter – DFW Alerts

AMBER ALERT UPDATE

TARRANTCOOEM: CHILD ABDUCTION-AMBER ALERT CONTINUES.THE SAN ANTONIO PD STILL SEARCHES FOR JONATHAN JOSE GUILLEN JR. CONTACT THE POLICE DEPT WITH INFO

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—–Original Message—–

From: alerts@amberalert.com
Sent: December 17, 2012 7:10 PM
To: dfwalerts@live.com
Subject: UPDATED AMBER Alert : Jonathan Guillen Jr. – San Antonio, TXDate: 12/17/2012 19:09:33 CST

          UPDATED AMBER Alert : Jonathan Guillen Jr. – San Antonio, TX 
  Sent At: 12/17/2012 19:09:32 CST  
  Issue Date: 12/17/2012 
  Incident Time: 00:00 CST
  Missing From: San Antonio, TX at 
  If you have any information please CALL San Antonio Police Department  at 210-207-7660
 
  Incident Summary: THIS IS A CHILD ABDUCTION ALERT ISSUED BY THE TEXAS AMBER ALERT NETWORK The SAN ANTONIO POLICE DEPARTMENT is searching for JONATHAN JOSE GUILLEN JR, HISPANIC, MALE, 11 MONTHS old, 01302012 DOB, 2 FT 6 INCHES, 25 LBS, BROWN HAIR, HAZEL EYES and LAST SEEN WEARING BLUE JEANS AND A RED HOODED SWEATSHIRT. Police are looking for JONATHAN GUILLEN SR, HISPANIC, MALE, 23 years old, 11221989 DOB, 5 FT 8 INCHES, 185 LBS, BROWN HAIR, BROWN EYES AND WEARING A WHITE MUSCLE SHIRT WITH BLACK OR RED SHORTS, IN HIS abduction. The suspect is driving a BLACK, 2002, CHEVY, TRAIL BLAZER with a TEXAS License Plate Number of 7CZTJ. The suspect was last heard from in SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS Law enforcement officials believe this child to be in grave or immediate danger. If you have any information regarding this abduction, call the SAN ANTONIO POLICE DEPARTMENT AT 210 207 7660. News Media Point of Contact is SAN ANTONIO POLICE DEPARTMENT at 210 207 7579. END OF MESSAGE. 

  Victims
                 
      Jonathan Jose Guillen Jr.
          Hispanic Male
    
          Age: 11 Month(s)
          Height: 2 ft 6 in
          Weight: 25 lbs
          Hair: Brown
          Eyes: Hazel
         
          Identity Features: No Information Provided
          Clothing Features: blue jeans a red hooded sweatshirt         
       

  Suspects
                 
      Jonathan  Guillen Sr. 
          Hispanic Male
    
          Age: 23 Year(s)
          Height: 5 ft 8 in
          Weight: 185 lbs
          Hair: Brown
          Eyes: Brown
         
          Identity Features: No Information Provided         
          Clothing Features: white muscle shirt with black or red shorts
   
         
  Vehicles
 
      2002 Black CHEVROLET TRAIL BLAZER
          License Plate: TX 7CZTJ         
          Description: No Information Provided
             

  This is an activation of the AMBER Alert System.
  We have just received this important information regarding an  abducted child in San Antonio, TX Bexar County.
   San Antonio Police Department is looking for a child who was last seen at  San Antonio, TX and is believed to be in danger.
      The child’s name is :
    Jonathan Guillen Jr., he is a 11 month(s) old Hispanic  Male with Brown hair and Hazel eyes. He is believed to be  2 ft and  6 in,  weighing 25 lbs.  He was last seen wearing blue jeans a red hooded sweatshirt.       Authorities say that the child may be in the company of  Jonathan Guillen Sr.   he is a 23 year(s) old Hispanic  Male with Brown hair and Brown eyes. He is believed to be  5 ft and  8 in,  weighing 185 lbs.  He was last seen wearing white muscle shirt with black or red shorts.   They may be traveling in a  2002 Black CHEVROLET TRAIL BLAZER vehicle, with license plate: TX #7CZTJ .
      If you have any information on the whereabouts of this child please call 911 or contact  210-207-7660 immediately.
 

Posted by: Jamie Schatten
Lead Reporter – DFW Alerts

BREAKING NEWS: SCHOOL SHOOTING

At 9:30am CT police received a 911 call of a shooter at Sandy Hook Elementary .

A shooter, a male in his 20s, is reported to have walked into the classroom where his mother was a teacher. He then shot her and 18 of her students. It is also reported that the shooter was wearing body armor.

Reports are of 27-30 people dead, 18 of which are children, and at least 3 injured.

Reports out of New Jersey are that police have found a dead body at the home of the shooter.

Posted by: Jamie Schatten
Lead Reporter – DFW Alerts

Snow will be here soon. Use caution when driving this morning.

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