Criminal mischief over $1,500 — Dec. 29, 401 E. U.S. 82 (Walmart), Officer Cody Woods. Police investigated a wreck involving several vehicles. The short report states that officers determined a suspect had intentionally attempted to strike one vehicle and inadvertently struck two others. Damage is estimated at between $1,500-$20,000.
Burglary of vehicle — Dec. 29, 100 block W. Wilson, Officer Jeremy Jones. Between midnight and 9 a.m. Thursday, someone got into the complainant’s vehicle and took her purse, which contained her driver’s license, cash, and an Ipod.
Credit card abuse — Dec. 29, Officer Steve Northington. Someone used the complainant’s banking information to make charges to her account.
Criminal mischief — Dec. 29, 2300 bock W. Taylor, Telephone report. Between 11 p.m. Monday and 8 a.m. Tuesday, someone cut all four tires and scratched the paint on a 1999 4-door Mercury Sable. Damages are estimated at $1,400.
Burglary of habitation — Dec. 20, 4300 block Falcon, Officer Brian Nichols. A resident called police after spotting a man coming out of her garage. She told Nichols, according to the report, that he was carrying her purse. She yelled at him, but he kept going and got into a silver 4-door car, then sped away. She gave police a detailed description of the suspect and the license plate number on the vehicle. The purse had been taken out of her vehicle, which was parked inside the garage.
Nichols checked the license plate number and found the suspect at his apartment. The suspect invited the officer in, and Nichols reported he saw, in plain view on a piece of living room furniture, some of the items belonging to the woman.
Nichols jailed the suspect, age 30, on a charge of burglary of habitation, and the suspect remains in Grayson County Jail with bail set at $10,000.