CRIME & SAFETY
Body Found At Lake Tawakoni
Hunt County law enforcement and fire rescue responded to the Rustic Oaks Mobile Home Park Boat Dock at Lake Tawakoni, where they discovered a middle-aged man’s body. The body was pulled from the water by responders. The Hunt County Sheriff’s CID is investigating.
Collin County sheriff hopes high turnover in highway patrol unit will turn around
Most of Collin County’s highway patrol officers left the sheriff’s office last year — but Sheriff Jim Skinner says he expects that to improve with a new pay increase. The highway patrol unit at the Sheriff’s Office had a turnover rate of about 86% in 2022 according to a report from Collin County Human Resources. There was also a turnover rate of more than 25% at the detention center.
Garland man selling fentanyl-laced pills charged with teen's death, police say
GARLAND, Texas - A man already in jail for allegedly selling fentanyl-laced pills to teens in Garland is now charged with the death of a teen. Investigators are looking to find out who was supplying the alleged drug dealer. The Garland Police Department is charging 20-year-old Erik Santos with delivery...
Garland Man Assaults Hopkins County Corrections Officer - New Charge Added
Hopkins County Deputy J. Wilkerson received a notification about an incident of an inmate attacking a Corrections Officer in the Hopkins County Jail. The Deputy promptly went to the Jail and observed that the Corrections Officer had visible redness on both sides of his face, along with dried blood.
Two injured in early morning rollover crash near Grand Island, alcohol suspected factor
HALL COUNTY, Neb. — Two people were transported with non-life-threatening injuries following a crash early Monday morning near Grand Island. According to the Hall County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded just before 1:45 a.m. to a rollover crash in the area of Airport Road and St. Paul Road. The sheriff’s office said the driver, a 26-year-old male from Garland, Texas, was driving carelessly northbound on St. Paul Road when he lost control of his 2021 Jeep Gladiator, causing it to roll.
22-Year-Old Arrested in Hunt County for Resisting Arrest and Criminal Trespass
Hunt County Sheriff Deputies arrested 22-year-old Luis Angel Reyes on charges of resisting arrest, search, or transport, and criminal trespass of habitable/superfund/infrastructure property on September 30, 2023. The arrest was made in Hunt County. Following his arrest, Reyes was brought before the court where a bond was set at $6,000....
Fatal crash on George Bush Turnpike claims one life
DALLAS, Texas — A single-vehicle crash on the President George Bush Turnpike near Miles Road resulted in one fatality on September 28, 2023. The Texas Department of Public Safety reported that the incident occurred at 1:37 p.m., involving a 2021 Dodge Challenger. The driver, whose identity is being withheld pending next of kin notification, was pronounced dead at the scene by Sachse Fire Department.
Prosecutors Charge Nevada Man for the Murder of Tupac Shakur
Authorities in Nevada have announced that they have indicted Duane Keith Davis on one count of murder with the use of a deadly weapon and with intent to promote, further or assist a criminal gang in the shooting death more than 25 years ago of hip hop icon Tupac Shakur.
⚠️Work Van Stolen in Pleasant Valley/ Sunset Dr Area
A case of vehicle theft has been reported by a resident in the Pleasant Valley/ Sunset Dr area in Garland, Texas. The stolen item, a work van, reportedly belonged to the resident's father and was stolen during the night with the exact time unconfirmed. The resident indicated that their security camera detected motion but couldn't produce clear images. A police report was duly filed. The resident also mentioned this incident is not the first as several car break-ins have occurred over the last year in their premises. If anyone happens to spot the stolen van, they are requested to contact the resident, who reported the case on 10/02/2023 at 07:11.
Royse City Police Investigate String of Burglaries in New Construction Homes
The Royse City Police Department is actively investigating a series of burglaries that have occurred in the city this week. Five reports were filed by home builders, indicating a concerning trend in thefts targeting new, unoccupied homes under construction. Burglars have been specifically targeting breaker boxes and circuit breakers installed...
McKinney police seek help in identifying theft suspect
The McKinney Police Department seeks resident help in identifying a suspect in connection with a recent identity theft. On Sept. 24, the suspect stole credit cards from a victim, possibly while at La Madeline on US 380, according to the department.
Garland Man Arrested on Drug Charges in Sulphur Springs
A routine traffic stop by Sulphur Springs Police Department took an unexpected turn on September 28, 2023. Just before 1 pm, officers pulled over a vehicle at the intersection of College St and East Shannon Rd due to the absence of a front license plate. Upon approaching the driver, identified...
Woman Charged In Greenville Boy’s Fentanyl Death
Greenville officials arrested a woman concerning the death of a 16-year-old Greenville boy who died of fentanyl poisoning. Police have charged 24-year-old Jessica Ann Degarso with delivery of a controlled substance causing death to a minor. Degarso is in Greenville’s jail with bail set at $200,000.
Three arrested in $85K worth of construction thefts in DFW, police say
CELINA, Texas — Two men and a woman were arrested earlier this month for allegedly stealing construction materials as part of an organized crime ring, according to Celina police. The Celina Police Department said several of its divisions, with assistance from the Pilot Point Police Department, served a search...
McKinney PD seeks help in assault investigation
McKinney PD’s Crimes Against Persons Unit seeks help in identifying a suspect connected to a late August assault. On Aug. 26, at about 9:30 in the morning, a cyclist was riding his bike on the trails through Erwin Park when he passed the suspect, who became angry and started cursing at him for an unknown reason. The cyclist sped up to distance himself from the man but as he continued to ride his bike, he saw the same person standing to the left of the trail. The suspect threw a bike in front of the cyclist, causing the cyclist to flip over his handlebars. The suspect then got on top of the cyclist and assaulted him further before getting away and hiding behind a vehicle. The suspect then got back on his bike and left through the trails.
Allen Doctor Faces Charges In $170M Health Care Fraud Scheme
On Sept. 26, 2023, an unsealed 13-count indictment revealed charges against two Houston pharmacists and an Allen physician, implicating them in a complex scheme involving healthcare fraud, kickbacks and money laundering, with millions of dollars at stake. According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Shalondria Simpson, 45, Houston, is a pharmacist who owned and operated two pharmacies in Houston: Advance Pharmacy and TruCare Pharmacy. Simpson’s twin sister, physician Lashondria Simpson-Camp, 45, Allen, allegedly referred prescriptions to Advance and TruCare in exchange for illegal kickbacks and bribes. Shayla Bryant, 38, Houston, was a pharmacist and Advance and TruCare’s business manager. During 2016 to 2022,...
Rowlett Home Left in Disarray as Serial Squatter Relocates
A serial squatter has left a trail of destruction in a Rowlett home and is now on the move. With a large mess left behind, police are contemplating charges. Watch the video to uncover the full extent of this shocking situation.
Texan gets 2-year prison term for financially exploiting elderly relative in Stillwater
(Stillwater, Okla.) — A 40-year-old man, who is serving a five-year prison term in Texas for violating a protective order there, has been given two concurrent two-year prison terms for illegally obtaining by theft a total of $20,500 from personal and business checks from an elderly relative in rural Stillwater and depositing the funds into his personal bank account in a case investigated by Payne County Sheriff’s Deputy Jacob Secrest.
Murphy Police Department to Host Drug Disposal Event on Oct. 28 for Local Residents
The Murphy Police Department is hosting a Drug Take Back event on Saturday, Oct. 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will be at 206 North Murphy Road. The event allows residents to safely dispose of unwanted drugs and medications, no questions asked.
Suspect Identified in Hunt County ATV Chase
Last Friday evening, just before 6:30P.M, according to scanner communications, there was a report of the Hunt County Sheriff's Office conducting a warrant service in the Neylandville area. Based on the scanner traffic, it appears that the individual being sought by Hunt County Sheriff Terry Jones and his Deputies decided to make a quick escape on a four-wheeler when they realized they were being served with the warrant.