Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

March 21, 2014

Police Blotter

By Janet Jacobs
Corsicana Daily Sun

Corsicana — Corsicana Police Department

• Someone dropped a baggy of cocaine in the parking lot of the East Side Housing complex in the 900 block of East 13th Avenue, and which was found and turned into police around 12:30 a.m. Friday.

• A home was burglarized sometime Thursday or Friday in the 3200 block of Kenwood.

• A routine traffic stop resulted in an arrest for possession of marijuana around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday in the 1300 block of North Beaton St.

• A car wreck March 3 in the 800 block of West Seventh Avenue in which a car tried to turn left in front of another car resulted in a nasty wreck. The car that made the illegal turn then left the scene without trading insurance information. However, the driver left behind the car’s bumper, which had the license plate attached. Police went to her house the next morning and issued the driver three tickets: Failure to yield, driving without a valid license and failing to leave required information.

• A car that veered off the road managed to cause a miniature trail of destruction around 10:30 p.m. March 14 in the 1900 block of North Beaton at that S-curve in the road near the convenience store at Bragg. The car left the road and drove through two front yards, then hit a parked car, which hit a second parked car pushing it about 12 more feet into a tree. The driver was cited for failure to control speed.

• Two guys took a car for a “test drive,” but then didn’t bring it back. They left around noon March 11 in the 1000 block of West Second Ave.

• A report of theft from Gander Mountain, 3301 Corsicana Crossing, resulted in an arrest, but one of the would-be thieves, who was taken into custody for outstanding warrants, was also charged with trying to bring a prohibited substance into the jail.

Navarro County Sheriff’s Office

• A fight in the parking lot of the Mildred High School during a track meet resulted in one man being punched in the head around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the 5800 block of SECR 2050 near Corsicana.

• A man who lives in a travel trailer said it was shaking in the high winds and when he went to the door he got hit between the eyes. He reported it as an assault, but he said it might have been an object. This happened around 1 p.m. Sunday in the 3100 block of SECR 1150 near Retreat.

• A home burglary resulted in the loss of a 9mm Ruger handgun worth about $480 from SECR 2370 near Streetman.

• Ten mixed cows were reported missing from a pasture last weekend on NWCR 1160 near Barry.

• Nine black cows and one brown and white cow were found loose last weekend on NWCR 0160 near Rice.

• An oil spill vessel wreck resulted in a fire around 6 p.m. March 12 on FM 739 near Navarro. It was extinguished by the Mustang, Angus and Retreat volunteer fire departments.

• An ATV, specifically, the Mule Camo series, worth $12,000, was stolen from a shed Tuesday from the Twin Oaks Ranch near Corsicana.

• A 2006 Gold Kia Sorento was stolen Tuesday from NWCR 2090 near Corsicana.

• A vehicle fire was put out by the Union High, Purdon, Dawson and Richland volunteer fire departments around 2:15 p.m. Wednesday on SWCR 2250 near Union High.

• A 9mm Baretta handgun and $42 in cash were taken from a Dodge Wednesday parked on NWCR 190 near Barry.

• A burglar stole a pear-shaped diamond and setting March 12 from a home on Oak Valley Lane. The jewelry was worth about $1,800.


Compiled by Daily Sun City Editor Janet Jacobs from reports released by the Corsicana Police Department and the Navarro County Sheriff’s Office.