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Van Alstyne police jail assault suspect

Van Alstyne police jail assault suspect

| May 19, 2022 | Reply

By Mary Jane Farmer, from info provided by Van Alstyne Police and the Grayson County Sheriff’s Office Website. Names of suspects are not posted until or unless indicted by the Grand Jury. About 8:20 p.m. Sunday (May 14), police were on a routine traffic stop on southbound US Highway 75, when notified about an apparent […]

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April is Child Abuse Awareness & Prevention Month

April is Child Abuse Awareness & Prevention Month

| April 13, 2022 | Reply

By Mary Jane Farmer, for the Van Alstyne News, Scene In Town NOTE:  Having been both a licensed foster care provider and a Court Appointed Special Advocate for children, this reporter has seen multiple horrifying cases of child abuse and how it affects the victims. This subject holds near and dear to my heart! This […]

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Scammers or Scamblers — They are out for your money!

Scammers or Scamblers — They are out for your money!

| April 2, 2022 | Reply

By Mary Jane Farmer for the Van Alstyne News, Scene In Town  Van Alstyne Police Lt. Steven Hayslip issued several words of caution about several scams which local residents have reported to them in the past few weeks. Virtual Kidnapping  — Imagine getting a phone call and the caller saying, “Your daughter’s been kidnapped.” One […]

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Police Reports-March 9-29, 2022

Police Reports-March 9-29, 2022

| March 31, 2022 | Reply

By Mary Jane Farmer for the Van Alstyne News, Scene In Town — Since March 9, Van Alstyne Police have received 1,838 calls for service, reported Police Lt. Steven Hayslip. Arrests March 24 — A pursuit from Van Alstyne in to Collin County resulted in the arrest of the driver, a Mansfield man. Hayslip said […]

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Grand Jury Indicts Sexual Assault Suspect

Grand Jury Indicts Sexual Assault Suspect

| March 31, 2022 | Reply

By Mary Jane Farmer for The Van Alstyne News, Scene In Town NOTE:  Names are not posted unless/until a suspect is indicted. On March 30 (2022), the Grayson County Grand Jury indicted the suspect who Van Alstyne police arrested in late January on several felony sexual charges. At the Grand Jury’s Wednesday (March 29, 2022) […]

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