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Man leads Denison police on chase; other reports

Evading arrest — Police attempted to initiate a traffic stop Monday in the 500 block of Baker Street when they noticed that a driver was not wearing his seat belt. The driver failed to stop for lights and sirens and proceeded to flee from police. After a short chase to the 500 block W. Collins Street, the vehicle skidded into a driveway. Police arrested the man for evading arrest/detention with a motor vehicle and several warrants.

Man, high on pot, lies about being struck by car; other reports

Possession of marijuana — Sherman dispatch received a call Friday reporting a pedestrian having been struck by a car in the 3000 block of Dover Drive. Officers responded to the scene, and then learned that the pedestrian had bot been hit by a car. He admitted to recently using marijuana and told officers he had more marijuana inside his house. The officers seized the marijuana from the house and arrested the man for possession of marijuana, less than two ounces.

Men attempt to steal copper and brass from Sherman business; other reports

Criminal mischief — An officer responded to a theft on Monday at a business in the 3900 block of Frisco Road. Witnesses said that several men attempted to steal a large amount of copper and brass from the business. Employees thwarted the suspects’ attempts, and they left the scene. An employee said the suspects’ actions caused the business a severe inconvenience to reorganize their inventory.

Man’s stolen car is found in Anna; other police reports

Theft — A man reported to police Sunday that his vehicle had been stolen from the 300 block of N. F.M. 1417. The man said that he had been visiting an apartment complex, and when he tried to leave he found that his vehicle was gone. By the time the man made the report, the vehicle had been recovered by the Anna Police Department. Police identified a suspect and made a report for theft. The investigation is ongoing.

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Man steals mattress from store; other police reports

Theft — A woman called police Friday to report a theft that happened Wednesday at a store in the 1800 block of Texoma Parkway. A man had entered the store and bought a set of a mattress and box springs. The suspect left the store and said that he would return later that same day to retrieve his purchase. When the suspect returned, he loaded two sets of mattresses and box springs into a pickup truck and drove away. The suspect had only paid for one set. Police made a report for theft.

Durant woman arrested for stabbing father; other reports

Assault — On Thursday, police responded to a disturbance in the 1000 block of Parkview Drive. When police arrived, they learned that a woman had stabbed and cut her father several times. The victim was taken to the Medical Center of Southeastern Oklahoma, treated for his injuries and later released. Police arrested the woman for assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. The reason for the incident is still under investigation.

Man assaults woman by putting a lit cigarette in her eye; other reports

Assault — On Monday a woman reported that her boyfriend had assaulted her in the 600 block of E. Woodard Street. The woman said that the suspect stuck a lit cigarette in her eye, hit her with a broom and threw a fan at her. She went to a different house to call police. When officers went to the house where this occurred, the door was locked and no one would answer the door. The victim did not have a key to get in. The report will be sent to the District Attorney’s Office.

Police arrest man for possessing a firearm as a felon; other reports

Unlawful possession of firearm by felon — An officer took a report for a stolen vehicle on Friday. Later that same day, the officer found the car in the 500 block of N. Sam Rayburn Freeway. The officer stopped the car and arrested the occupants. While searching the car, the officer found a rifle and learned that the driver of the car is a convicted felon. The officer made a report for unlawful possession of firearm by felon.