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Fairfield Police Report

  Monday, Sept. 12th6:22 AM-Officer Frasier assist Fairfield EMS on medical emergency.11:47 AM-Officer Frasier to PD to meet a complainant.3:30 PM-Officer Frasier on report of verbal disturbance.11:55 PM-Officer Markham on suspicious person.Tuesday, Sept. 13th6:32 AM-Officer Frasier on report of reckless driver.7:11 PM-Officer Markham on report of kids riding 4 wheeler.8:25 PM-Officer Weinmann to store on report of subject having mental issues, contacted a family member and they came got.Wednesday, Sept. 14th8:30 AM-Officer Palacios to PD to speak to a complainant.10:36 AM-Officer Palacios on report of subject passed out in vehicle, was traveling and got tired and was taking a nap.4:35 PM-Officer Palacios on report of kids riding 4 wheelers.Thursday, Sept. 15th8:29 AM-Officer Palacios on alarm going off.11:21 AM-Officer Palacios on report of large box in roadway, box was removed.11:30 AM-Officer Palacios, Sgt. Utsey and Chief Bulger assist on funeral escort.4:33 PM-Officer Palacios on disturbance where a criminal trespass warning was served.7:47 PM-Officer Alexander on report of truck blocking the roadway.10:59 PM-Officer Alexander on suspicious vehicle.Friday, Sept. 16th6:55 AM-Officer Palacios on reckless driver.2:35 PM-Officer Palacios on report of trucks blocking roadway.8:06 PM-Officer Weinmann on report of suspicious person.8:27 PM-Officer Weinmann and Markham on report of suspicious person, was a drifter.8:43 PM-Officer Markham on report of reckless driver.Saturday, Sept. 17th12:18 AM-Officer Markham on report of reckless driver running vehicle off roadway.1:23 AM-Officer Markham on reckless driver, subject just sleepy.11:33 AM-Officer Frasier...

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Incident on FM 416 Claims Life

  An incident on FM 416 near Richland Chambers Reservoir has claimed the life of a female, reported to have been visiting family in the area, on the weekend of September 10-11, 2016. Navarro County JP-2, Darrell Waller, states he cannot give out much information at this point as it is an ongoing investigation. He did, however, confirm the fact that a female was killed in the incident after being ejected from a moving vehicle. It is unknown at this time as to the cause of the ejection. An autopsy and toxicology report was ordered. Preliminary results are in from the autopsy, but authorities are awaiting results of the toxicology report before making any final rulings as to cause of death. The “Times” is continuing to follow the story and will keep you up-to-date as information becomes...

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Teague Police Report

  In the past week (09/12/2016 – 09/18/2016) the Teague Police Department responded to 14 Calls for Service, which includes the following: 1 Unauthorized Use of Motor Vehicle 3 Burglaries 1 Assault Family Violence 2 Assistance Calls 1 Dog Attack (against another animal) 1 Fire 1 Suspicious Activity 4 Miscellaneous Calls We issued 42 Traffic Warning Citations and 22 Traffic Citations. We took 4 Incident Reports and 11 Offense...

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Suspects in Area Thefts Apprehended

  Stolen Firearms Recovered   Three young men have been arrested in connection with a string of burglaries that occurred in and around the Fairfield area during the month of August. The following information was obtained from an affidavit submitted to Justice of the Peace, Cinnamon Archibald by County Sheriff’s Investigator and Sheriff Elect, Sergeant Jeremy Shipley. Jadon Lemarcus Berzat, 18; Jacob Samuel Murray, 17; and Zachary Heath Martin, 18, have all been arrested and charged with two counts of Theft of a Firearm and given a bond of $5,000 per charge. According to the report, in the early morning of August 5th, Sheriff’s Deputy Anthony Gasaway was dispatched to an address on County Road 111 in reference to a burglary of a vehicle. He made contact with the resident who states that at approximately 5:40 a.m. he walked out of his back door, which is located under a carport, and noticed his cab light was on inside of his truck. As he got closer to the vehicle, he saw a black, male subject about 5’5 to 5’7, between the ages of 15-17, with a short afro, wearing a royal blue type t-shirt and black basketball type shorts. As the resident gave chase, he heard a vehicle engine and saw a car parked on the roadway, and realized there was more than one person, so he ran back to...

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New Owners of Cole’s BBQ Expand I-45 Presence

  “We are definitely keeping the barbeque, and the name,” states Ben Cooper of Cooper Farms, in regards to their recent purchase of Cole’s One Stop in Fairfield, Texas.  “We are keeping the same recipes, and the same technique.” That includes smoking their meat 15 hours over mesquite wood. According to Cooper, the purchase was finalized on Wednesday, September 7, 2016. “We will slowly be adding Cooper Farms products, such as bakery items and ice cream,” says Cooper.  This will allow Cooper Farms to have a presence on both sides of Interstate 45. Currently, the Cooper Farms Store is located on the west side of I-45, with Cole’s One Stop situated on the east side of the interstate. Cooper added that plans are in the works to update the inside of Cole’s One Stop...

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