Corsicana Police Department
• A building in the 3100 block of East Highway 31 was burglarized Wednesday.
• A home was burglarized sometime between 7 a.m. and 5:42 p.m. Wednesday in the 2700 block of Sycamore.
• A car was burglarized Monday while it was parked in the 3200 block of West Eighth Avenue.
• A verbal altercation turned into threats and hits around 9 p.m. Tuesday in the parking lot of a gas station in the 2500 block of West Seventh Avenue.
• A vandal damaged a car Tuesday while it was parked in the 200 block of Fairmont Avenue, causing more than $500 in damage.
Navarro County Sheriff’s Office
• A Baja Doodlebug mini-bike, 50cc, and a deer stand were stolen Tuesday from a building on Southwest County Road 0025 near Angus.
• Two horses, one brown and one white, were found loose Tuesday on NE CR 2080 near Powell.
• A tan Honda Accord drove through a fence Feb. 8 on SE CR 4111 near Kerens, causing $500 in damage.
• A red cow with a white face and horns that are growing into her eyes was reported stolen Feb. 8 from Rice.
• Thieves broke into a home Feb. 7, stealing a deep freezer, a TV, a furnace, microwave, dryer, pots and pans, faucet, bedding, and the air conditioning unit, with an estimated total value of $1,200. The house is on Highway 309 near Kerens.
• A black backpack containing a cell phone and some computer equipment was found Feb. 7 on Interstate 45 near Corsicana.
Corsicana Police Department
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Christmas help for critters
It’s not your typical angel tree requests: Bleach, Kibbles and Bits, flea spray and tennis balls, paper towels, kitten food, and clay litter.
They are, however, among the request tags for the Humane Society’s new Animal Angel Trees.
County to seek road grant
Navarro County’s roads could get some help from the state through a new state grant.
County commissioners voted Monday to hire a law firm to oversee a grant application from the County Energy Transportation Reinvestment Zone.
Compiled by City Editor Janet Jacobs from reports released by the Corsicana Police Department and the Navarro County Sheriff’s Office.
Local Beat 12/10/13
A listing of meetings and events of interest throughout Navarro County.
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The Sheriff's Office answered 1,359 calls for service in November that included 121 loose livestock calls, 17 burglary motor vehicle, 8 burglary of building and 16 residential burglaries. The N.C.S.O. Dispatch received 1,847 calls for assistance to 9-1-1 during the month. There were 310 persons arrested and booked into the Navarro County Justice center.
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