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Man assaults woman, forces her inside car; other reports

Assault — Police responded to a disturbance July 20 in the 1500 block of S. Austin Avenue. The victim and witnesses said that a man forcibly removed the victim from an apartment, began hitting her in the head with a closed fist and then forced her inside a car. The victim was able to get out of the car and the man left the area. An officer stopped the suspect’s car a short time later for a traffic violation. The officer arrested the man for unlawful restraint, assault causing bodily injury family violence and burglary. The man had also allegedly entered an apartment illegally and stole property.

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Two men flee police after smoking marijuana in car; other police reports

Evading arrest or detention with vehicle — Officers responded to a call on June 20 regarding two men smoking marijuana inside a car in the 2000 block of E. Lamar Street. The officers arrived and initiated a traffic stop on the car. While the officers were approaching the car, the driver fled. The suspects later abandoned the car and fled on foot. The officers made a report for evading arrest or detention with vehicle and possession of marijuana.

Man’s terroristic threat causes evacuation of Denison store; other police reports

Terroristic threat — On Saturday, a man at a bank located in a store in the 400 block of N. U.S. Highway 75 had a disagreement over his account, said Denison Police Lt. Mike Eppler. He began talking on his cell phone and made threats to harm himself and everyone around him. No weapon was used and no one was harmed. Police moved store patrons away from the bank, and store management evacuated the whole store. Police arrested the man for terroristic threat in a public place.

Denison man robbed, assaulted on Walker Street; other police reports

Aggravated robbery — On Sunday, a victim reported to police that he was walking in the 2600 block of W. Walker Street when a man started following him, according to police reports. The man grabbed the victim’s backpack and tried to take it from him. The victim fell on the ground, and the suspect kicked the victim repeatedly. In self defense, the victim bit the suspect. Police found the suspect a short distance from where the incident occurred, and arrested him for public intoxication and aggravated robbery. Denison EMS took the victim to a local hospital where he was treated and released. Aggravated robbery — On Sunday, a victim reported to police that he was walking in the 2600 block of W. Walker Street when a man started following him, according to police reports. The man grabbed the victim’s backpack and tried to take it from him. The victim fell on the ground, and the suspect kicked the victim repeatedly. In self defense, the victim bit the suspect. Police found the suspect a short distance from where the incident occurred, and arrested him for public intoxication and aggravated robbery. Denison EMS took the victim to a local hospital where he was treated and released.

Man arrested for DWI, possessing synthetic marijuana; other police reports

Possession of a controlled substance — Friday, officers responded to a report of a possible intoxicated driver in the 2800 block of W. U.S. Highway 82. When the officers arrived, the suspect had already pulled to the shoulder of the roadway. Officers spoke with the driver and identified him. The driver had flakes of a green leafy substance believed to be marijuana in his lap. A probable cause search of the vehicle yielded two packets of synthetic marijuana, which was determined to be the same substance seen on the suspect’s lap. Police arrested the suspect for possession of a controlled substance.

Sex offender arrested for being in Sherman park, giving alchohol to a minor; other police reports

Purchase to furnish alcohol to a minor — Sunday, an officer responded to a suspicious car at a city of Sherman park in the 600 block of Shady Oaks Lane. The officer found a man and a minor in the car. The man is a registered sex offender and was in violation of a city ordinance by being in the park for an extended period of time. There were also open and closed containers of alcohol in the car, which the man had provided to the minor. The officer arrested the man for sex offender loitering in park and furnishing alcohol to a minor.