The suspect involved in Monday’s pair of armed robberies was arraigned Tuesday by Justice of the Peace Kirby Hill.
Zachory Cabano, 21, of Corsicana, is charged with two counts of aggravated robbery after allegedly using a gun to hold up the Valero Service Station on North 45th Street, and the MQ Food Mart on North Beaton Street.
Hill set bonds totaling $200,000 on Cabano.
Also arraigned Tuesday on a charge of aggravated assault was Paul Jones, 33, of Corsicana. Jones is being held in connection with an alleged assault Sunday. Sheriff’s deputies responding to a report of an assault found Steven Felder, 45, of Corsicana, unresponsive on Regal Row near Roane. Felder was later pronounced dead at the hospital. Sheriff Elmer Tanner said Tuesday a preliminary autopsy report indicates Felder died of blunt force trauma to the head. Tanner said the investigation is continuing. Hill set a $50,000 bond on Jones.
Corsicana Police Department
• A firearm was stolen from a storage shed sometime in the last four months in the 2400 block of South 15th Street.
• A woman reported that someone tried to buy a vehicle with counterfeit checks at 12:30 p.m. Friday in the 1300 block of North 13th Street.
• A street fight at 10 p.m. Saturday at the corner of West Ninth Avenue and South 14th Street resulted in one complaint of assault.
• A 10-year-old girl was struck by a car around 8 p.m. Sunday in the 1400 block of Ann Arbor when she walked from in front of a parked ice cream truck into the street without looking.
• A puppy underneath the driver’s foot caused a two-car wreck at 3:30 p.m. Saturday in the 1400 block of West Collins. The woman said her puppy got under her foot, and she hit the gas and swerved into oncoming traffic, hitting a second car before bouncing into a nearby lawn.
• A driver who pulled a U-turn to pull into an empty parking space hit the car next to the space, which shoved the parked car into a third parked car at about 3 p.m. Saturday in the 200 block of West Sixth Avenue. When the driver of the first car tried to pull out again, she struck a fourth car. No one was inside the second, third or fourth cars that were struck.
• A police officer driving a police car struck another car at about 5 p.m. Sunday in the Brookshire’s parking lot. The officer said he was watching a car that matched a suspicious vehicle, and when he tried to pull around to get behind it, he hit a car that had pulled into his blind spot.
Navarro County Sheriff’s Office
• Seventy feet of copper wire was stolen from a building on NWCR 4196 near Frost. The discovery was reported around 10:30 a.m. Sunday.
• Vandals damaged a boat house and jet ski last Thursday on Hadders Drive in Corsicana. Estimated cost of the damage was set at $3,000.
• Nine cows, mixed breeds, all branded and tagged, went missing Friday from their pasture on FM 638 near Dawson.
• Saddles, tack, and one wheel and tire were stolen Saturday from a barn on Goodman in Kerens. Total value of the stolen items was set at $955.
• Thieves cut through a fence and stole a foam spray maker for a spray rig, including a 12-gallon tank and motor April 24 from a pasture just off NWCR 3160 near Dawson. The piece of equipment was valued at $350, the fence was valued at $400.
• Thieves stole a parts washer, a metal rack, a some roof tin, and one roll of barbed wire Wednesday from a pasture off FM 709 at South 15th near Corsicana.
• A Craftsman push mower, and a string trimmer were stolen from a NWCR 3170 near Dawson. Total value was about $200.
• Thieves netted six guns, rifles and shotguns, along with a couple of XBox games, some silver dollars and one smartphone, all with a combined value of $3,225.
Compiled by Daily Sun City Editor Janet Jacobs from reports issued by the Corsicana Police Department and the Navarro County Sheriff’s Office.
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‘Annie Get Your Gun’ through Sunday at the Palace
It’s the big musical, the one that makes me think of ‘cast of thousands,’ or in our case, dozens at least, and it’s here only for a few short days. ‘Annie Get Your Gun,’ is Irving Berlin’s candy box treasure of a play about Annie Oakley, the sharpshooter in love with a showman.
It’s presented by the Warehouse Living Arts Center but because of its size is on stage at the Palace Theatre. Shows will be at 7:30 p.m. tonight, Friday and Saturday, with a 2 p.m. Sunday matinee.
Short named Farmer of the Year
Agriculture businesses like farming and ranching are the backbone of Navarro County. Many farming families go back several generations.
Since at least 1965, the Corsicana Rotary Club (Wednesday club) has recognized and said “thank you” to the unsung heroes of the soil.
New clinic open
A new medical practice in partnership with Navarro Regional Hospital is now offering comprehensive occupational medicine services.
Purdon man sentenced to 21 years in federal prison for gun violations
Erik Willis, 31 of Purdon, was sentenced this afternoon by U.S. District Judge Jorge A. Solis to serve a total of 258 months in federal prison following his conviction at trial in July 2013 on three felony firearms offenses, announced U.S. Attorney Sarah R. Saldaña of the Northern District of Texas.
Heat Advisory issued for North Texas
• Avoid the Heat. Stay out of the heat and indoors as much as possible. Spend time in an air conditioned space. Only two hours a day in an air-conditioned space can significantly reduce the risk of heat-related illness.
Corsicana’s Red Cross provides valuable assistance
Two weeks ago, when firefighters, oil field emergency crews and county crisis teams responded to a potential gas drilling disaster near Mildred there were also volunteers on the scene, serving cold water and Gatorade.
American Red Cross volunteers respond to a variety of situations, including fires, evacuations, tornadoes, and even bad car wrecks.
Texas Legislature debates road funding
The Texas Legislature has convened to debate new funding for roads and bridges by diverting money from the state's Rainy Day Fund.
Tax rolls reflect closures
The industrial closures that were announced over a year ago have finally come home to roost in the form of lower tax appraisals in Corsicana and Navarro County.
Sheriff attends conference
Navarro County Sheriff Elmer Tanner recently attended the Sheriff’s Association of Texas 135th Annual Training Conference at the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, July 20-23. Over 1,500 peace officers were in attendance.
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