Aggravated robbery — Friday an officer responded to a disturbance in the 800 block of E. Lamar Street. The victims said that a man had come up to them, pointed a gun at them and shot. The male victim had been shot in the nose with what appeared to be a BB. The suspect then stole the female victim’s purse.
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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.
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.
Found property — A resident told police Friday that a bicycle had been abandoned in their front yard in the 2000 block of E. Pecan Street. Police responded and took the bicycle to the Sherman Police Department where it will be stored.
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.
A driving while intoxicated accident that occurred Monday on Texoma Parkway left only one person injured, even though a car rolled over.
Following a high number of DWI-related fatalities during last year’s Labor Day weekend, the Texas Department of Transportation is encouraging drivers not to get behind the wheel drunk during the upcoming holiday.
BONHAM — An 18-wheeler carrying flour overturned Monday on a Fannin County highway and spilled part of its load.
Online solicitation of a minor — Friday police arrested a 32-year-old man for soliciting a minor to meet him to have sex, according to an email from Sherman Police Sgt. D.M. Hampton. The man had started an online conversation with a female that identified herself as a minor. He had asked the girl to run away from home and move in with him several times over the past few months, police said. The Sherman PD started an investigation into this activity. The man agreed to meet with the girl in the 3300 block of Town Center Street. Officers found the man’s car in the area, and conducted a traffic stop. The officers arrested the man for online solicitation of a minor, a second-degree felony. His bond has been set at $150,000.
Possession of a controlled substance — Officers responded to a possible theft Monday in the 1200 block of S. Gribble Street. The caller told dispatch that a car had left the scene. An officer found the car in the 900 block of E. Odneal Street. A K9 search of the car revealed that the suspect was in possession of morphine and oxycodone. Police arrested the man for possession of a controlled substance. Police also found a radiator in the back seat of the suspect’s car. The item was taken for evidence until the owner can be located.