Police reports


Bonham Police

Driving while intoxicated — Police caught a woman driving over the speed limit in the 800 block of West Sam Rayburn Drive on April 3. The woman driving the vehicle appeared to be intoxicated. Police asked the woman if she had been drinking and she claimed she had not been drinking, but she had taken prescription opiates. The woman agreed to take a field sobriety test but was unable to pass. Police placed the woman under arrest for driving while intoxicated and searched her vehicle. Officers found what appeared to be marijuana inside the vehicle, and they asked the woman under arrest to volunteer a blood sample. The woman agreed to have her blood sampled and then admitted to police she had in fact been drinking liquor, and she had taken prescription benzodiazepine drugs in addition to the opiates. The woman driving the vehicle was placed under arrest for driving while intoxicated and possession of marijuana, less than two ounces. Police also arrested the passenger of the vehicle for public intoxication.

Evading arrest — Officers pulled over a speeding vehicle in the 1300 block of North Center Street on April 7. The man driving the vehicle waited for the officer to exit his police patrol car then suddenly sped off. Bonham Police Department Dispatch sent other officers in the area in pursuit of the speeding vehicle. The officer who originally made the traffic stop followed the evasive vehicle through several sharp turns. The suspect took a right turn too fast and rolled his vehicle into a ditch. Police took the man from the car and searched him, finding a breath mints container with marijuana inside and another non-prescription container with two pills. The man was placed under arrest for evading arrest with a motor vehicle, possession of a controlled substance, possession of a dangerous drug, possession of marijuana less than two ounces, driving while license invalid, and active warrants from the Fannin County Sheriffs’s Office.

Assault — Officers were dispatched to the scene of an alleged assault in the 300 block of West 9th Street on April 8. While police were on their way, they were informed that the suspect was leaving the scene. Police stopped the vehicle described by the person who called police. The man driving the vehicle appeared to be intoxicated and admitted to police he had been taking narcotics. The man agreed to take a field sobriety test but could not pass. The man was identified as the one the woman at the scene of the assault accused of striking her. The woman was bruised on her face. Officers spoke with a witness who said she witnessed the man pushed the woman and pulled her hair. Police placed the man under arrest for assault and driving while intoxicated.

Sherman Police

Criminal mischief — A man called police around noon on April 8 to report a vandalism of his sport utility vehicle. The man told police that sometime between 11 p.m. on April 6 and 1:30 a.m. on April 7, someone threw a rock at the windshield of his truck, which broke and will cost about $350 to replace. The truck was parked in the 400 block of East King when the criminal mischief occurred.

Theft — Police reported that a firearm was stolen from a woman’s parked vehicle while it sat in the 1800 block of East Wells Street sometime during the night of April 2.

Assault — A man called police to the 1300 block of West Houston around noon on April 8 to report that he was assaulted while walking there. The man said someone hit him in the face and then ran away.

Criminal mischief — On April 8 at 1 p.m., a woman called police to report a vandalism of her sport utility vehicle. The woman reported that sometime between 9 and 10:30 a.m. that morning, an unknown person took a sharp object and did an estimated $500 in damage to the paint on one of the truck’s doors.

Found Property — A man called police to the 1200 block of West Taylor to report a woman’s purse found on April 8. The man told officers that he gave the woman and a male companion of hers a ride in his car to the 4800 block of Texoma Parkway around 2 p.m. that day. The man said he went home and discovered that the woman left her purse in the backseat around 6 p.m., so he called the police to report the found property.

Theft — A man called police to the 2200 block of North Duchess Drive on April 9 to report a theft that occurred sometime around the night of March 31. A male resident of a home there said that sometime between 7 p.m. on March 31 and 1 p.m. on March 1, someone entered the house and stole a video game console and a digital camera. The man told police he suspected a woman he knew of the crime.

Theft — A man called police around noon on April 9 to report that several guns he stored at a relative’s home were stolen. The man told police that the guns were stored at a residence in the 1400 block of Crescent Drive since 2007. The man said he wanted to report the stolen weapons for fear they may be used in criminal activity. Police made a report of the stolen weapons.

Theft — On April 9 around 1 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 1300 block of West Houston Street to investigate a theft. A man there told police that some time between midnight of April 8 and 10 a.m. April 9, at least $1,500 of property was stolen from him.

Assault — A concerned citizen alerted police to a possible assault in the 900 block of South Willow Street around 1:30 p.m. on April 9. The caller told police that a man was assaulting a woman there. Officers investigated and found out the man pushed the woman to the ground. The woman said she was not hurt. Police made a report of assault by contact.

Theft — A store in the 400 block of Highway 82 East called police to report a shoplifting around 5:30 p.m. on April 9. Store employees told police that a man had stolen some merchandise from the business and escaped on foot through the shopping area to the North. Police found the man employees described and discovered he had several electronic items from the store. Police placed the man under arrest for theft and took him to Grayson County jail.

Possession of marijuana and a controlled substance — On April 9 at 10:19 p.m., a Sherman Police officer stopped a vehicle in the 2100 block of Texoma Parkway. Police found probable cause to search the vehicle for drugs and discovered both the driver and passenger to be in possession of less than two ounces of marijuana. The woman driving the vehicle also had prescription narcotics that were not hers, according to police. The woman driving was arrested for possession of a controlled substance. Both the driver and the woman riding with her were arrested for possession of marijuana.

Found Property — Police were alerted to a lost gas card at a gas station in the 500 block of Lamar Street around midnight on April 9. Police took the card to Sherman Police Department headquarters at 317 South Travis Street.

Theft — A woman called police to the 3800 block of North U.S. Highway 75 on the morning of April 10 to report that her vehicle was burgled. The woman told police that someone broke into her vehicle while it was parked at her workplace and stole several of her things including two debit cards. The suspected thief later used her debit cards at various locations.

Home burglary — Officers were dispatched to a home in the 1100 block of East Turley Street around 2:30 p.m. on April 10. A man there told police that someone forced open the back window of his house sometime between 7 a.m. and 1 p.m. that day and made off with his television. Police made a report of the burglary.

Home burglary — A woman called police to the 1900 block of Deborah Drive around 5:30 p.m. on April 10 to report that her home had been burgled. The woman told police that several electronic items had been stolen from her home. Police made a report of the burglary.

Possession of a controlled substance — An officer pulled over a vehicle for having defective equipment in the 100 block of West Cherry Street around 10:30 p.m. on April 10. Police found that the man was in possession of a controlled substance, and they placed the man under arrest.