Month: May 2020

Early Morning Extrication – 5/9/2020

Single-vehicle overnight crash sends one to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Shortly before 5:00 am on Saturday, May 9, 2020, we responded to the 5200 block of Holiday Ln regarding a single-vehicle crash. A black four-door sedan, crashed into the bridge railing, leaving the adult male driver trapped inside. North Richland Hills FD arrived on the scene and extricated the driver from the vehicle. He was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Holiday Lane was closed in both directions for a little over an hour. It is unclear at this time what caused the crash, and it is currently under investigation.
PR | 20-07​
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Arrest Made in Willowcrest Murder

17-year-old Roel Jose Cano Jr. arrested for the April 24 shooting death of 66-year-old Peggy Franklin on Willowcrest Dr.

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An arrest has been made in the murder of 66-year-old Peggy Franklin related to the early morning break-in on April 24 on Willowcrest Dr.

17-year-old Roel Jose Cano Jr. was arrested and charged with Capital Murder, as well as Burglary of a Habitation With Intent to Commit a Felony and booked into the North Richland Hills Jail.  His bond was set at $1,753,000 for his charges.

The department offers our most sincere condolences and prayers to the Franklin family after such a tragic loss.

PR | 20-06

*Updated bond amount 5/1/20 1054