Corsicana Police Department
• A man reported that he was threatened last Thursday around 6 p.m. in the 1200 block of North Business 45 by two other men he knew.
• Thieves burglarized some coin operated machines around 7 p.m. in the 1000 block of GW Jackson.
• An apartment was burglarized sometime Friday in the 1300 block of North 13th St.
• A push mower was stolen sometime between Sept. 18 and Friday from a business in the 100 block of North Seventh St.
• A woman reported that someone in her family tried to choke her around 1 p.m. Friday in the 2900 block of Navarro Drive.
• A man walking in the 800 block of South 15th at 7:15 Sept. 15 was approached by three people in a car who threatened him with a weapon and robbed him.
• A credit card was among the items stolen from a car Friday in the 2000 block of Fairfax.
• A suspicious person was trying to sell a toolbox at 2 a.m. Saturday in the 800 block of South 17th St. Police did not find the person.
• A woman who tried to pass another car by going over onto the right shoulder got hit when the car in front turned right at 5:43 p.m. Sept. 18 on 45th Street.
• An 18-wheeler registered in Fort Worth tried to go under the railroad trestle on First Avenue at Business 45 and got stuck just at 8 a.m. on Sept. 18.
• A car trying to make a U-turn in the parking lot of the First Baptist Church around 1:40 a.m. on Friday struck a light pole and made it turn on. The light had been broken and wasn’t working before the crash.
• A man reported that someone dumped more than five pounds of broken plastic car parts on his property Saturday in the 900 block of South Fifth St.
• During an argument, one of the parties pulled a knife, but was quickly disarmed, around 10:45 p.m. Saturday in the 1000 block of South 17th St. The victim didn’t want to press charges.
• Walmart shoplifters were stopped and arrested at 7 p.m. Saturday, at 8 p.m. Saturday, at 7:15 p.m. Sunday, and at 7:45 p.m. Sunday, 3801 W. Highway 31.
• A woman reported that someone she knew hit her in her eye at 9:30 p.m. Sunday in the 800 block of East 11th Ave.
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