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Man arrested for forging check, possessing narcotics; other police reports

Forgery — Police responded to a report of a forgery Tuesday at a business in the 1900 block of Texoma Parkway. A man and woman worked together to pass a forged check at the business. The woman had fled the scene prior to police arrival. Police searched the suspects’ car and found more than five items of identifying information that did not belong to the suspects, as well as stolen checks and narcotics. Police arrested the man for fraudulent use or possession of identifying information, forgery of financial instrument, possession of a controlled substance penalty group 1, possession of a controlled substance penalty group 3 and a Grayson County warrant.

Man arrested for camping out in bathroom of Sherman business; other reports

Criminal trespass — Saturday an officer responded to a report of a suspicious person at a business in the 400 block of E. U.S. Highway 82. The caller had reported that a man was sleeping and camping out in a restroom inside the business. The officer found the suspect inside the business and found that he had an active criminal trespass warning for the location. The officer arrested the man for criminal trespass.

Sherman police find several bags of synthetic marijuana; other reports

Possession of a controlled substance — Tuesday an officer saw a man driving in the 1600 block of Texoma Parkway who he knew had an outstanding warrant. The man exited his car and the officer arrested him. The police report states that there was a bag of synthetic marijuana inside the man’s car. The officer deployed a K9 around the car, and the K9 alerted to the presence of illegal narcotics. A probable cause search of the vehicle uncovered 11 bags of synthetic marijuana, each with a weight over 2 ounces. The man was also charged with possession of a controlled substance.

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Man leads Bonham police on car chase; other reports

Evading arrest — Tuesday officers conducted a traffic stop in the 800 block of Chestnut Street on a suspect who was reported to have made a terroristic threat against another individual, according to police reports. The officers told the suspect that he was driving on a suspended license. The suspect said he was not going with the officer, put his vehicle in gear and drove away. A pursuit ensued. The suspect traveled out of city limits and officers lost sight of him due to excessive dust from the dirt roads. Police have issued a warrant for the man for evading arrest or detention with vehicle, previous conviction.

Sherman resident illegally dumps oil; other reports

Violation related to handling of used oil — Monday a man who owns a house in the 200 block of S. Arkansas Street called police and said his renter had moved out during the night and disposed of used oil in the backyard, according to police reports. The used cooking oil killed some vegetation and stained a wooden fence. Police made a report for violation relating to the handling of used oil.

Man arrested for causing accident while driving drunk; other reports

Driving while intoxicated — Officers responded to a possible hit and run accident Saturday in the 3200 block of Redbud Trail, according to police reports. A woman said that a car had struck her car and then fled the scene, but had since returned. When the officers arrived, the suspect car was leaving the scene again but stopped for the officers. The driver of the suspect car showed physical indicators of intoxication and admitted to drinking alcohol while before driving. He also showed indicators of intoxication during a field sobriety test. The officers arrested the man for driving while intoxicated.

Woman arrested for abandoning baby on porch; other police reports

Abandon or endanger child — On Wednesday, Sherman Police received a 911 call from a woman in the 1300 block of S. Travis Street reporting that an infant had been abandoned on her front porch, according to police reports. Police later found that the mother of the child left the infant on the porch of the suspected father in hopes that he would care for the child while she was at work. Police later found the mother and arrested her for endangering a child.

Man damages security camera inside Bonham PD jail; other reports

Criminal mischief — On Sunday, Bonham PD dispatch told officers she was unable to mintor the jail cell because damage had been done to the camera, according to police reports. Officers watched the surveillance footage and observed a man who was in the jail cell reach his hands through the cell and damage the camera. Criminal mischief was added to the suspect’s charges.