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Two Sherman cars vandalized; other police reports

Criminal mischief — Monday, a man called police to report criminal mischief that occurred in the 1800 block of S. Montgomery Street. Sometime between 2 a.m. and 6:30 a.m. on Monday, an unknown person damaged the rear windshield and rear, passenger-side window of the man’s car.

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.

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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.

Durant Police seeking suspect in attempted robbery; other police reports

Attempted robbery — Tuesday police responded to a store in the 900 block of W. Main Street regarding an attempted robbery. A store employee said that he went out to his car to take the store’s deposit to the bank. He began backing out of the parking spot when an unknown man approached his driver’s side door. The man was white, approximately 25-30 years old, wearing a black hooded jacket, black ball cap, sunglasses and dark grey jeans. The man began tapping on the driver side window pointing at the deposit bag, which was in the passenger seat. He had his left hand in his jacket pocket, like he was holding a weapon. When the employee put the car in reverse, the suspect fled the scene. The employee drove to the bank and called the police. Durant Police ask anyone who may have information on the unknown man to call (580) 924-3737.

Traffic stop turns to drug arrest; other police reports

Possession of marijuana — An officer stopped a vehicle on Tuesday for a minor traffic violation at the 500 block of S. Scullin Avenue. The driver was allegedly found to be intoxicated and was arrested for driving while intoxicated. The passenger in the vehicle was allegedly found to be intoxicated and was arrested for public intoxication. The driver and the passenger were both also allegedly found to be in possession of marijuana and were also arrested for possession of marijuana, less than two ounces. The passenger was also issued a citation for possession of drug paraphernalia.

Intoxicated man evades arrest while driving; other police reports

Evading arrest with a vehicle — Saturday an officer attempted to initiate a traffic stop on a car for defective equipment. The driver did not yield to the officer’s emergency lights and sirens, and continued driving. The driver swerved and almost hit several legally parked cars. He continued driving for several blocks in an attempt to evade officers. The suspect eventually stopped in a random driveway in the 520 block of W. Lamar Street. Upon exiting his car, the suspect failed to comply with officer commands. After a short struggle, the officers took the suspect into custody and found that he was intoxicated. The suspect was charged with driving while intoxicated, evading arrest with a motor vehicle, driving while license invalid and resisting arrest.