Possession of a controlled substance – On Monday an officer conducted a traffic stop in the 200 block of S. Dewey for a traffic violation. The officer asked to search the vehicle and the driver refused. A second officer arrived and used the K-9 to alert to any presence of narcotics. The K-9 alerted on the vehicle and a glass pipe was found. The pipe contained a white crystal-like substance. The substance was tested and found to be positive for methamphetamines. The stop occurred within 1,000 feet of Crutchfield Elementary, which is a drug-free zone. The driver was arrested for possession of an illegal substance in a drug-free zone. He was transported to the Grayson County Sheriff’s Office.
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Driving while intoxicated — On Saturday officers were dispatched to the 500 block of S. Throckmorton Street regarding a wreck. Upon arriving at the scene officers found that a car had backed into a house and a man was still inside the car. Sherman EMTs were called to the scene and assisted the man out of the car. Upon investigation of the accident officers discovered that the man had taken prescription drugs before driving. The officers arrested the man for driving while intoxicated. No one was injured in the wreck.
Assault — Officers responded to an assault Thursday at a house in the 500 block of Amsden Street. A woman said her ex-boyfriend came by her house and got angry when she wouldn’t tell him who she was texting. The suspect then assaulted the victim by grabbing her arm and striking her in the back with his knee. He also took her cell phone. Officers located the suspect on U.S. Highway 69 and arrested for assault causing bodily injury, family violence with previous conviction.
Aggravated robbery — Police responded to a robbery Wednesday at a store in the 400 block of U.S. Highway 69. The victim said that a man entered the store, pointed a gun at him and demanded money from the cash register. The victim grabbed his own firearm and pointed it at the suspect, who then fled the scene. The suspect dropped the gun he had, which was found to be an air soft gun. Nothing was taken and no one injured. The victim described the suspect as a Hispanic male between 5 feet 5 inches and 5 feet six inches tall, 18 to 25 years old and wearing a backpack.
Manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance — At 3:30 a.m. Tuesday, officers conducted a traffic stop in the 2900 block of N. U.S. Highway 75. The suspects consented to a search of the car. During the search, officers found 8.4 ounces of methamphetamine and $2,600 in cash. The officers arrested the man and woman inside the car and charged them with manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance and possession of marijuana.
Evading arrest — At 10:30 p.m. Sunday, Denison Police responded to a call of a suspicious car driving up and down Shawn Drive, said Denison police Lt. Danny Neumann. When police responded to the scene and tried to conduct a traffic stop, the driver and the front passenger left the car and fled. After a foot chase police were able to catch the driver, who they arrested for evading arrest, failure to identify, possession of marijuana, driving while license invalid and an Ellis County warrant. The passenger remains at large. Police detained two other passengers who were in the car, but released them after questioning.
Unauthorized use of vehicle — An officer spoke to a woman Monday at the Sherman Police Department, who was a victim of a car theft. The woman said she had been at a party the night before and stayed overnight at the location of the party. When she woke up, her car was missing. Police learned that the suspect in the theft had been arrested earlier in the day by another agency on unrelated charges and the car was recovered.
Aggravated assault with a deadly weapon — Officers responded to a disturbance Friday in the 4100 block of N. U.S. Highway 75. The victim and the suspect had been in a verbal argument which escalated into a physical fight. The suspect drove off while holding onto the victim’s shirt. The victim was dragged alongside the suspect’s car until the suspect released her. The officers made a report for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and the investigation is ongoing.
Harassment — A woman told police Wednesday that an ex-employer has been harassing her by driving by and parking outside her house in the 100 block of Eisenhower Boulevard. The investigation will continue.
Public intoxication — Saturday police responded to the 1200 block of W. Taylor Street regarding a suspicious person screaming and hitting cars. When police arrived, they found an intoxicated man and determined that he was a danger to himself and others. Police arrested the man for public intoxication.