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Facebook fuels EPD street racing investigation

Ennis police arrested three men Wednesday pending charges of street racing after one of the suspects posted videos of the alleged races on Facebook.

Molestor OKs 50-year plea

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A Waxahachie man will serve at least 25 years in jail for child molestation in a plea bargain agreement reached this week with the Ellis County and District Attorney’s Office.

Local jailed for tax prep fraud

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A 41-year-old Ennis man was arrested Monday after Ennis police investigators learned he was allegedly filing falsified tax documents.

Home damage puts three men behind bars

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Ennis police arrested three men on Sunday pending charges of engaging in organized criminal activity after officers found them allegedly causing damage to a local home.

Woman booked for identity fraud

A 44-year-old woman was arrested on Friday after she allegedly used a relative’s personal information to open fraudulent utility accounts.

Local jailed for arson in house fire

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Ennis police arrested a man Thursday in connection to a Jan. 26 fire that left his family without a home.

Ennis man indicted in Bardwell murders

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The man accused of killing three members of the Goff family in Bardwell in November 2013 has been indicted for capital murder of multiple victims.

ECSO probes inmate death

The Ellis County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the Feb. 2 death of an inmate.

EPD: Card fraudsters jailed

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The Ennis Police Department arrested a couple Tuesday suspected of using fraudulent credit cards to buy thousands of dollars worth of merchandise illegally, and one suspect faces more than $400,000 in bond.

Woman, 22, dies in crash near Bardwell

An Ennis native died Sunday in a crash between a motorcycle and an automobile near Bardwell.

One booked after chase for theft charges


An Ennis man wanted on multiple theft charges attempted to flee police Thursday before surrendering without further incident.

Verdict expected in child porn case

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Both the prosecution and the defense rested Wednesday afternoon as the trial of Jeffrey Dean Gerron draws to a close.

Hundreds of photos revealed in child porn trial

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Prosecutors in the child pornography case against 43-year-old Jeffrey Dean Gerron presented more than 500 photos to the jury on Tuesday, all of which investigators allege came from Gerron’s home computer.

Amber Alert girl returns

The 16-year-old Red Oak girl reported missing early Tuesday was found later that night in an Arlington apartment.

EPD: Former cop jailed in assault case

Ennis police said they arrested a former Corsicana police officer on Wednesday in connection to an alleged family assault.

Porn case nears trial

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A 43-year-old Ennis man accused of possessing child pornography is expected to go to trial this month.

Homeowner foils attempted burglary

An Ennis homeowner stopped an attempted burglary Sunday at his home, police said.

Crash claims a life

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A Waxahachie man was killed and three others were injured Saturday night in a rollover crash on U.S. 287.

EPD jails one in drive-by

Ennis police on Monday arrested one suspect wanted in connection with a New Year’s Day shooting, while another remains at large.

Murder case delayed


Court records confirm a new tentative date for the Lynda Cayard murder trial in April.

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