Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

August 26, 2013

Police Blotter

By Janet Jacobs
Corsicana Daily Sun

Corsicana — Corsicana Police Department

• A shoplifter was stopped around 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Walmart, 3801 W. Highway 31.

• A home was burglarized sometime in the last week in the 800 block of East First Avenue. The break-in was reported Wednesday.

• A front-end loader carrying a concrete drainage pipe and driven by a 46-year-old construction worker ran into a 2004 Buick Park Avenue being driven by a 68-year-old woman at 10:35 a.m. Aug. 16 in the 200 block of West Seventh Avenue. The construction worker said his view was obstructed and he didn’t see the sedan until the pipe struck it.

• A woman reported her home being burglarized either Wednesday or Thursday in the 3200 block of Kenwood.

• A loose dog killed a caged show rabbit Monday in the 1700 block of Woodlawn.

• A thief broke into a business Tuesday in the 100 block of West Seventh Avenue.

• A traffic stop around 2 p.m. Tuesday in the 300 block of West 12th Avenue resulted in an arrest for possession of marijuana and unlawfully carrying a firearm.

• A semi-trailer was stolen sometime in July from a business in the 2700 block of East State Highway 31.



Navarro County Sheriff’s Office

• An argument at a Kerens apartment Sunday resulted in no charges, although the man did receive some cuts on his finger. He didn’t want to pursue the issue, he told deputies.

• A disturbance at a home in Frost led to an intoxicated man running out of the house into a pasture before he got caught by deputies around 9 p.m. Aug. 16. The man was charged with public intoxication and evading arrest.

• An argument in the yard of a home in Richland escalated until one of the guests was asked to leave around 8:20 p.m. Aug. 13. When he didn’t go, a juvenile at the home slapped him. The man asked that assault charges be filed against the teen.

• Another incident of someone throwing or dropping a brick or block onto a truck was reported Saturday from the same overpass in Richland. The block hit an 18-wheeler, damaging the windshield.

• An English bulldog worth $1,700 was reported stolen Aug. 15 from his home on NECR 3170 near Corsicana.

• A mailbox was damaged Aug. 15 on NECR 1040 near Rice. Another mailbox was destroyed Aug. 16 on NWCR 1210 near Barry.

• Tractor batteries worth $500 were stolen Aug. 16 from John Deere equipment parked on FM 55 near the county line.

• The windshield and a side window were broken out of two vehicles Aug. 17 while the cars were parked on NWCR 0080 near Emhouse.

• Thieves stole a 32-inch TV, a 35-inch TV, a Sony Playstation, a karaoke machine, a vacuum cleaner, bedding, an end table, a .22 caliber rifle, a 5-foot gate-leaf table, two 24-inch carriage lights, two sets of silverware, pots and pans, cleaning supplies, hand tools, a toolbox, the breaker box and five motorcycle helmets from inside the house last Saturday from a home on NECR 3090 near Kerens. The thieves then took a two-seater Kawasaki Mule ATV worth $4,000; a 12-foot dump trailer worth $3,500; a Yamaha Quad Runner with a bad battery worth $3,000; a Suzuki Quad Runner worth $3,000; five fishing poles; a Skill saw, an air compressor and a battery charger. The fishing gear and smaller items were taken from the front porch. From the shed, the thieves took a chainsaw, cutting torch, and fence stretcher. They also took a Jeep Wrangler. Total value of the household and small vehicle thefts was estimated at about $30,000. The Jeep was worth about $8,500.

• Thieves broke into a home and stole about $20 in loose change and some laundry detergent Sunday from a residence on North Interstate 45 near Richland.

• A fire-helmet-mounting flashlight and a camera were lost Sunday night somewhere between Blooming Grove and NWCR 4470.

• Two gelding horses, one of which is an old bay blind in the left eye, and a paint with a heart brand, were reported stolen Tuesday from NWCR 0150 near Rice.

• A 310 John Deere Backhoe with an open cab worth $60,000 was taken Tuesday from SECR 0070 near Corsicana. It was yellow and green.

• Thieves broke into a home and took the 20-inch TV, a DVD player, a Polaris ATV, a surround sound stereo, a propane grill, some lawn furniture, and a couple of ATV’s worth about $150 each Wednesday in the 300 block of West Second in Frost.

• Five horses, two red, one tan and two cream, were fond loose Monday on SECR 3050 near Corsicana.

• Burglars took a computer, a printer, a Gander Mountain carryall (it has a GM decal that’s coming off), a 9mm Beretta, about $400 in rolled coins, a pink digital coin counter, a pink and white jewelry box with a ballerina on it (no jewelry inside), a home stereo, a .410 shotgun with breakover barrel and a 3100 Nikon digital camera Monday from a home on Bluffview near Corsicana. All the stuff was worth an estimated $2,300.

• A car burglar took a Sig Saur 357, and a holster Aug. 16 while the car was parked on SWCR 0025 near Angus.

• A 32-inch TV, and an XBox 360, custom painted with a monster logo painted on the front, were stolen Aug. 16 from a building on SECR 4111 near Kerens. Total value of the items was estimated at about $450.

• Ten pieces of drywall, an eight-foot flat trailer with a fold-down ramp, and a yellow and black washing machine were stolen Thursday from West Highway 31 near Dawson, where it was parked.

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