Before Tom Watt becomes the sheriff of Grayson County in September, he is serving under Sheriff Keith Gary as the new chief deputy.
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The owners of a business in the 1700 block of Texoma Parkway reported a break-in at the business. Property was removed from the building, and a fire was set inside causing damage to the interior. A report was made for burglary and arson on April 26, and the investigation is ongoing.
The Sherman and Van Alstyne Police Departments collected hundreds of pounds of prescription medications on Saturday from the latest biannual Drug Enforcement Administration’s Take-Back Day.
The Gainesville Independent School District went on lockdown Friday afternoon after police informed the district of a discovered threat of violence.
A juvenile from the 900 block of West Day Street was in a disturbance with his mother because of an incident at a local store. The juvenile went outside, picked up a steel rod and struck his mother with it on April 24. The suspect was taken into custody for aggravated assault of a family member with a weapon
A complainant reported that a family member threw food on her, and the complainant was offended by the action. The incident occurred at the complainant’s home in the 100 block of North Cleveland Avenue. A report was made for assault by contact and family violence on April 19.
As part of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, Sherman and Van Alstyne Police Departments will collect expired, unwanted or unused prescription medications on Saturday.
A victim reported to police that his girlfriend was in a verbal confrontation with him about their relationship. The female tried to harm herself by cutting her wrists with a knife. She then went into the residence in the 2400 block of West Coffin Street and got a handgun. She pointed the gun in the victim’s direction, and then went back inside the residence. She fired one shot inside a closet, which didn’t strike anyone. The woman was transported to a local hospital for treatment of her injures. She was then arrested for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon on April 17
A barn next to a home in Bells was incinerated Thursday morning after a fire broke out.