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Largest drug bust in Navarro history

The Navarro County Sheriff ’s Office made its biggest drug bust in county history on Tuesday night. According to a Facebook post on the NCSO page, detectives with assistance of the Ennis police K-9 unit seized 36 pounds of methamphetamine on IH-45 near Rice. “We thank the Ennis P.D. for their K-9 unit assistance during […]

Red Oak man connected to Whataburger robberies

Red Oak Police said last week thata man arrested in connection with a Ferris EZ Mart robbery also has ties to two different hold ups at a Red Oak Whataburger. According to a press release from the Red Oak Police Department, Issaai Bustamante, 18, and a juvenile are responsible for an aggravated robbery on May […]

Minor traffic accident on Monday afternoon

A mid-sized blue car clipped a pickup and sent it into the ditch at Lampasas and S.W. Main on Monday afternoon. There were minor scrapes and bruises to the drivers. Read the full story and more in your Weekend edition of The Ennis News. Be informed, subscribe today! https://www.ennisdailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/12-Month-CD-Flyer-9.1.17.jpg

Cement truck driver killed in IH 45 crash

Ennis police and fire and the Texas Department of Safety responded to a one vehicle accident on Oct. 6, after a cement truck driver lost control of the vehicle he was driving. Police said they responded to a report of a truck on its side in a ditch along the connector of IH 45 and […]

Police apprehend three of four Red Oak burglars

RED OAK – The Ellis County Sheriff ’s Department said it has apprehended three of the four individuals responsible for a Red Oak home burglary where they stole credit cards and currency last month. Ellis County Sgt. Joe Fitzgerald said they have arrested Barbara Spendlove, 27, and Michael Hammon, 31, both of Utah and Robert […]

Second suspect arrested in Ferris EZ Mart robbery

FERRIS – Ferris police officials said they made a second arrest on Tuesday in connection with last month’s EZ Mart convenience store robbery. Police said they served an arrest warrant for Issai Bustamante 18, a resident of Red Oak, who was detained and has been charged with aggravated robbery. Read the full story and more […]

Hearings set for two high profile Ennis cases

Former Ennis municipal court clerk Anna Rosales, who is accused of stealing approximately $115,000 since 2012, is scheduled to have a court hearing on Nov. 20, while pre trial hearings for another case involving Travis Glenn will be continued on Nov. 9, according to Ann Montgomery, of the Ellis County District Attorney’s Office. Read the […]

Unidentified suspects still at large in Red Oak burglaries

Red Oak – The Ellis County Sheriff ’s Department said it was still looking for four individuals connected to a Red Oak home burglary where they stole credit cards and currency earlier his month. In a prepared statement, officials with the sheriff ’s department said the offense took place on Sept. 11th where Ellis County […]

Ferris PD Arrests One in EZ Mart Robbery

FERRIS – The Ferris Police Department announced Tuesday that they have made one arrest in connection with last month’s EZ Mart robbery. Ferris Police Department officers served an arrest warrant for Araseli I. Uribe, 18, where she was taken into custody. Uribe, a resident of Waxahachie, has been charged with aggravated robbery. Read the full […]

Two Arrested After Physical Altercation

Ennis police arrested two local women on separate charges after an altercation at a home on Sept. 15, police said. According to reports, police were dispatched to the 2100 block of N. Breckenridge Street about 2:45 p.m. where they found Ambria Lacy, 29, and Marsha Branch, 19, both of Ennis in a physical altercation. Police […]

Ennis Police Arrest Man For Two Counts of Sexual Assault of A Child

Ennis police arrested a man on Monday on two warrants for sexual assault of a child. Police said Anthony Muzquiz, of Ennis, was arrested at his Ennis home on Monday without incident. Read the full story and more in your Weekday edition of The Ennis News. Be informed, subscribe today! https://www.ennisdailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/12-Month-CD-Flyer-9.1.17.jpg

Ferris police still searching for two robbery suspects

FERRIS — Ferris police are still searching for two suspects that held up the EZ Mart convenience store in the 100 block of S. Central St. during the early morning hours of Aug. 8. Ferris Police Chief Eddie Salazar said the department is waiting on the results of some forensic testing where fingerprints are being […]

No Major Injuries After Semi Collides With Car on SH 34

Ennis fire and police units responded to a wreck on SH 34 on Wednesday morning after a car collided with a semi truck. Ennis fire dispatched an ambulance and a fire engine to the scene not far from Lone Oak Road shortly before 9a.m. Upon arrival they found a black Nissan Altima pinned under the […]

No injuries reported after electrical fire

An Ennis EMT walks by a window air conditioner that shorted out in a unit at the Oddfellow and Rebekah Nursing Center on S. Oak Grove Road on Wednesday. Two engines were called to the scene, and no injuries were reported. As a precaution, and because of smoke, some residents were moved to another wing […]

One Airlifted, Others Injured After Lampassas Crash

One person was airlifted with serious injuries and two others were sent to local hospitals after a crash in the 500 block of Lampassas Street on Saturday, police records show. According to reports, a white GMC Yukon was traveling southbound on Preston Street when it failed to stop at a stop sign at Preston Street […]

Burglar shot by homeowner gets 99 years

The 40th District Court of Ellis County has sentenced an Ovilla man to 99 years in prison after he was found guilty of burglarizing a homeowner in 2015. Earlier this month, the same jury convicted Trenton Eugene Sinyard, 37, of burglary of a habitation, where the homeowner shot him during the failed attempt. Read the […]

Men caught transporting 186.9 pounds of marijuana

Red Oak Police seized nearly 200 pounds of marijuana in a traffic stop. The vehicle was pulled over for multiple traffic violations at around 1:02 a.m. Tuesday in the 500 block of N. I-35E in Red Oak. An officer detected an odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle, according to a report in the Waxahachie […]

Man walking on I-45 killed after being struck multiple times by cars

Garrett Police are investigating the death of a pedestrian on Interstate 45 Wednesday night around 9:30 p.m. Garrett PD Chief Chad Nelson said the man killed didn’t have an ID on him, and investigators believed him to be homeless, although they later identified him as Sean Alan Dancer of Nebraska. According to Nelson, the man […]

Remains identified, suspect named

Authorities have arrested a man they believe is responsible for murdering a 21-year-old woman and dumping her body south of Ennis, near Alma. Through the cooperation of multiple law enforcement agencies, investigators discovered the identity of the remains, which were described as “skeletal,” and also found corroborating evidence linking Guy Wayne Lynch to Tia Marie […]

Suspect arrested in human remains case

Authorities have arrested a Little Elm man they believe is responsible for murdering a 21-year-old woman and dumping her body south of Ennis. Through the cooperation of multiple law enforcement agencies, investigators discovered the identity of the remains, which were described as “skeletal,” and also found corroborating evidence linking Guy Wayne Lynch to her death. […]

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