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Burglars strike on Christmas


One Ennis family’s misfortune is turning around after a Christmas day burglary.

Man arrested after hiding in trunk


Two Palmer residents were arrested by Ennis Police after one was found hiding in the trunk of a car.

Getaway vehicle found

Photo by Justin Tubbs / Ennis police found the getaway vehicle used in the Dec. 16 robbery of BBVA Compass shortly after the robbery took place.

The getaway vehicle used in the Dec. 16 robbery of BBVA Compass Bank has been found.

Burglar caught in the act, arrested


An Ennis resident was arrested Tuesday after being caught burglarizing a home.

Armed robbers escape bank

EDN photo by Justin Tubbs / Compass Bank, located at 1712 W. Ennis Ave., was robbed Tuesday morning. The suspects, described as armed black males, escaped the scene in a small silver car shortly before police arrived.

Three suspects escaped from BBVA Compass on Tuesday after robbing the bank.

Suspect escapes hospital


A Dallas man was arrested in Waxahachie Saturday after escaping from the hospital.

Ennis bank held up Tuesday

Police stand outside their vehicle with weapons drawn at Compass Bank, 1712 W. Ennis Ave., Tuesday morning before they discovered any possible suspects had already fled the scene..

Police were dispatched to Compass Bank in Ennis Tuesday morning in regards to a bank robbery.

Midlothian child abuser sentenced to 45 years


Sheena Armstrong was sentenced to serve 45 years in prison after pleading guilty to a first degree felony charge of injury to a child on Friday.

High speed chase ends with injured suspect


An Arkansas woman was taken by Care Flight to Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas in serious condition after fleeing from a highway patrol trooper and crashing her car into a semi-truck on I-45 northbound near Corsicana.

Metal thefts on the rise

Lt. Mike Hopson, head of the Ennis Police Department’s criminal investigation division and EPD spokesperson, said metal over the past month caused tens of thousands of dollars stealing copper from homes, schools and churches.

Man arrested in fight over $5 in cash

Ennis police arrested a man Thursday pending charges of an assault over five dollars.

Ferris PD catch burglary suspect


The Ferris Police Department arrested a man Thursday in connection to a Sept. 19 burglary.

ECSO, Waxahachie police find pot field

weed photo tease

The Ellis County Sheriff’s Office partnered with the Waxahachie Police Department to find and destroy an apparently abandoned marijuana growing operation on Friday.

2013 robbery case closed

A woman wanted in connection to a November 2013 Walmart robbery was arrested in Dallas and brought to Ennis on Monday.

Man arrested following burglary

The Ennis Police Department arrested a man pending charges of breaking into a woman’s home several times over the course of a month.

Fugitive back in jail

A man convicted of assault against a family member is back in jail after a weeklong escape from authorities.

Fugitive on the run after trial

A man convicted of assault against a family member is nowhere to be found after his conviction Wednesday.

Manhunt ends in Ferris

A man wanted for violation of parole remains in jail after a pursuit started Monday night in Ennis ended Tuesday morning in Ferris.

Burglary suspect arrested

The Ennis Police Department arrested a man Wednesday morning in connection to several attempted car burglaries.

EPD arrests wanted sex offender

The Ennis Police Department assisted the Department of Public Safety’s Criminal Investigation Division and the Texas Highway Patrol in arresting one of the state’s most wanted sex offenders.

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