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.
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Theft — An officer responded to a theft Monday in the 300 block of S. Travis Street. The victim said that she had left her wallet at Walmart. After further investigation, police discovered that a woman behind the victim in line took the wallet.
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.
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.
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.
Discharging firearms — An officer responded Wednesday to a report of a man who shot himself in the leg in the 3600 block of N. U.S. Highway 75. The man had accidentally discharged a firearm while he was attempting to secure it in a case. The officer made a report for discharging firearms.
Theft — A man called police Friday to report a theft that occurred in the 6900 block of U.S. Highway 75. Sometime between 6 p.m. April 21 and 7 a.m. April 22, someone stole a portable restroom from a construction site. Police made a report for theft.
Assault – Police responded to a report Sunday afternoon in the 400 block of West Monterey. A woman reported she was shot several times in the leg with a BB gun during an argument. The investigation is ongoing.
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.
Aggravated sexual assault of a child — Wednesday, three officers responded to the 300 block of N. Collins Freeway and arrested a man for aggravated sexual assault of a child. Police have been investigating the incident since April 10, when a girl made an outcry that the man had touched her inappropriately. The suspect is not related to the victim. The investigation is ongoing.