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Man leads Bonham police on car chase; other reports

Evading arrest — Tuesday officers conducted a traffic stop in the 800 block of Chestnut Street on a suspect who was reported to have made a terroristic threat against another individual, according to police reports. The officers told the suspect that he was driving on a suspended license. The suspect said he was not going with the officer, put his vehicle in gear and drove away. A pursuit ensued. The suspect traveled out of city limits and officers lost sight of him due to excessive dust from the dirt roads. Police have issued a warrant for the man for evading arrest or detention with vehicle, previous conviction.

Sherman resident illegally dumps oil; other reports

Violation related to handling of used oil — Monday a man who owns a house in the 200 block of S. Arkansas Street called police and said his renter had moved out during the night and disposed of used oil in the backyard, according to police reports. The used cooking oil killed some vegetation and stained a wooden fence. Police made a report for violation relating to the handling of used oil.

Man arrested for causing accident while driving drunk; other reports

Driving while intoxicated — Officers responded to a possible hit and run accident Saturday in the 3200 block of Redbud Trail, according to police reports. A woman said that a car had struck her car and then fled the scene, but had since returned. When the officers arrived, the suspect car was leaving the scene again but stopped for the officers. The driver of the suspect car showed physical indicators of intoxication and admitted to drinking alcohol while before driving. He also showed indicators of intoxication during a field sobriety test. The officers arrested the man for driving while intoxicated.

Woman arrested for abandoning baby on porch; other police reports

Abandon or endanger child — On Wednesday, Sherman Police received a 911 call from a woman in the 1300 block of S. Travis Street reporting that an infant had been abandoned on her front porch, according to police reports. Police later found that the mother of the child left the infant on the porch of the suspected father in hopes that he would care for the child while she was at work. Police later found the mother and arrested her for endangering a child.

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Man damages security camera inside Bonham PD jail; other reports

Criminal mischief — On Sunday, Bonham PD dispatch told officers she was unable to mintor the jail cell because damage had been done to the camera, according to police reports. Officers watched the surveillance footage and observed a man who was in the jail cell reach his hands through the cell and damage the camera. Criminal mischief was added to the suspect’s charges.

Man evades arrest from Bonham police; other police reports

Evading arrest — On Tuesday officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a car in the 1000 block of Pine Street for disregarding a stop sign, according to police reports. The suspect car failed to stop and instead accelerated. The officer pursued the suspect car. The car then came to an abrupt stop and the driver exited the car and fled on foot. When the suspect looked back the officer recognized him from previous law enforcement contacts. The officer proceeded to pursue the suspect on foot. The officer lost sight of the suspect when he ran into a field with trees and shrubs. A warrant has been issued for the suspect’s arrest.

Man arrested for possession of synthetic marijuana; other reports

Possession of a controlled substance — Monday police responded to a disturbance at a business in the 1800 block of Texoma Parkway. An investigation showed that a woman was causing the disturbance. Police found the woman and her husband across the highway from the business. The man and woman gave consent for the police to search the car, which revealed synthetic marijuana. Police arrested the man for possession of a controlled substance.

Denison man arrested for leaving children in car; other reports

Endangering a child — At 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, police responded to a report of two children left in a car in the 1000 block of S. Armstrong Avenue, said Denison Police Lt. Mike Eppler. A man had left his two grandchildren, ages one and three, inside his car while he went into a business. The car was not running and the windows were rolled down about an inch. The man said he had been in the business for about five minutes, but witnesses said he had left the children in the car for about 15 minutes. Police arrested the man for endangering a child.