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.
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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.
Criminal mischief — Thursday police received a report of criminal mischief in the 1100 block of S. Austin Avenue. A man had walked up to the drive-thru window of a restaurant and was banging on the glass, saying he was upset because the service was too slow. The man broke the window out and then left in a white, mid-2000s model Buick Sentry. The investigation will continue.
Theft — On Sunday officers found a suspicious car in the 1100 block of W. Taylor Street. An adult man was sleeping inside the car. The man said the car was not his and he did not know who owned it. Police contacted the registered owner of the car and determined the car had been stolen. The officers arrested the suspect for theft.
Burglary of habitation — Officers responded Wendesday to a house in the 1100 block of W. College Street regarding stolen medication. A suspect had forced entry into the house through a side door and stole some medicine. The investigation is ongoing.
Criminal mischief — A resident reported criminal mischief on July 25 that occurred in the 400 block of W. Monterey Street. An unknown person threw a large rock at her car, causing damage. There were several other reports of broken windows in either cars or homes over the weekend. Police will be following up on leads.