Police Reports ending 3.28.21

| March 28, 2021 | Reply

Van Alstyne Police answered 449 calls for service during the weeks between March 13 and March 26. Of these, 15 resulted in police reports, nine in offense reports, four in arrests. Two of those arrests were for assault charges, one for public intoxication, the fourth was for drug possession, reported Police Sgt. Steve Hayslip. They also investigated four vehicle crashes, including one that resulted in minor injuries.


March 13 — About 10:45 p.m., officers were dispatched to Waverly, the scene of a domestic disturbance between boyfriend and girlfriend, Hayslip said. The investigation determined that the female, age 38, had assaulted the male, but that he did not require or declined medical attention. The suspect went to Grayson County Jail on a charge of assault causing bodily injury-family violence. A magistrate set bail at $2,500, payable in surety bonds, which the suspect paid and gained her release the next day.

March 17—In the early morning hours, at about 2:30 a.m., officers were sent to what Hayslip described as a suspicious circumstance at a convenience store on the west side of U.S. 75. The reporting party said that a man had come inside asking where he could purchase narcotics, and that the female inside their vehicle appeared to have been assaulted.

Upon arrival, police determined that the suspect had, in fact, assaulted his spouse and caused injuries which required medical attention. Van Alstyne EMS took her a local hospital for medical attention. Police placed the suspect under arrest and transported him to Grayson County Jail.

The suspect, a Whitesboro man, age unknown, was jailed on Van Alstyne PD’s charge of assault causing bodily injury-family violence. Law enforcement also served him with an outstanding warrant, issued in Denton County for burglary of a building. Total bail was set at $7,500 on the two charges. The suspect has since been transferred back to the Denton County Jail.

March 21— About 3:45 a.m., officers were called to a disturbance on U.S. 75 just south of Van Alstyne Parkway. They learned, upon arrival, that no physical altercation had occurred, but then determined that a passenger in the vehicle was intoxicated. They jailed the passenger, a Dallas man, on a charge of public intoxication. Once bail was set at the jail at $292, the suspect paid it in cash for his release.

March 26— About 1:45 a.m. Friday, a Van Alstyne police officer stopped a vehicle on U.S. 75 because of speeding. During the course of the traffic stop, Hayslip reported, The officer discovered that the passenger, a Bedford man, age unknown, was in possession of methamphetamine. The officer placed the suspect under arrest on a charge of possession of controlled substance less than 1 gram. Bail was set at $5,000, payable by surety bond, and the suspect was able to pay that and obtain his freedom.



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