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Dominique Thornton, the First Named Katy Trail Robbery Suspect, Has Been Arrested

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Word came early Saturday afternoon that the Dallas Police Department had identified veteran shit disturber Dominique Trevun Thornton as one of the suspects in a string of armed robberies along the Katy Trail. And it wasn't 24 hours later before they announced that 23-year-old Thornton was in custody -- reportedly after getting popped for speeding in Grand Prairie.

Thornton has amassed a tidy little rap sheet in his brief time as an adult, for crimes including burglary, evading arrest and criminal trespassing, and he pleaded guilty just last fall for interference with a public servant.

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