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Denison man arrested for leaving children in car; other reports

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.

Sherman man arrested for soliciting a minor for sex; other reports

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.

Man arrested for possessing pain pills; other police reports

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.

Police find man asleep in stolen car; other reports

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.

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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.