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Police Activity, Nov. 8-14

Police Activity, Nov. 8-14

| November 16, 2021

By Mary Jane Farmer for The Van Alstyne News, from information provided by Van Alstyne Police Department Between the 8th and the 14th of November, Van Alstyne Police received 174 calls for service  resulting in 7 police reports and 4 offense reports. Details on these offense reports are not yet being released, in order to […]

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It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas around V.A.

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas around V.A.

| November 16, 2021

Mary Jane Farmer, all photos and narrative, more photos at bottom of this short article.  Van Alstyne is beginning to get that Christmas holiday feel, what with the city’s Public Works Parks Department having put up lights around various places and, Tuesday, beginning to raise the city’s Christmas tree in Dorothy Fielder Park. Also, many […]

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Police Reports-Oct. 25-31

Police Reports-Oct. 25-31

| November 3, 2021

By Mary Jane Farmer for the Van Alstyne News, compiled from reports from Police Sgt. Steven Hayslip Between October 25 and Halloween night (Oct. 31), Van Alstyne Police received 160 calls for service resulting in 7 police reports and 3 offense reports. They also investigated 1 traffic accident resulting in 1 possible injury, Hayslip reported. […]

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Police activity Oct. 4-24

Police activity Oct. 4-24

| October 26, 2021 | Reply

Mary Jane Farmer for the Van Alstyne News / Scene In Town, from information provided by Van Alstyne Police Sgt. Steven Hayslip Van Alstyne Police received 573calls for service between October 4 and October 24, reported Police Sgt. Steve Hayslip. Of those, 25 resulted in police reports and 8 in offense reports. Hayslip added that […]

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Former V.A. resident incarcerated

Former V.A. resident incarcerated

| October 12, 2021

Mary Jane Farmer, for the Van Alstyne News A former Van Alstyne resident remains in Grayson County Jail on multiple felony charges, after Sherman police jailed him there on 9/11 arrest. This is his 18th incarceration in Grayson County since his first one in 1996. About 11:21 a.m. that day, a resident of a house […]

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