May 26, 2011
- Officers responded to the vicinity of Houston and Cedar Streets after a resident reported suspicious activity. The officer patrolled the area but was unable to locate anything out of the ordinary.
- A homeowner called police on May 17 at 11:55 a.m. after a home he had been remodeling had been burglarized. Reports show that the man discovered electrical wiring was missing from several electrical boxes in the walls and ceiling, and copper pipe attached to the furnace was also removed. The officer attempted to obtain prints from some of the items, but was unable to do so.
- A resident contacted authorities on May 17 at 7:36 p.m. after smelling a dead animal at a nearby home on Mulberry Street. The complainant advised the animal had been there for about five days. The officer contacted an occupant of the home where the animal was, who advised that they had put the carcass out for the trash, but they did not pick it up, and the family didn't know what to do with it. The officer advised that the animal could be placed in the city dumpster.
- A Leonard officer assisted several Fannin County Sheriff's Office personnel with a case on May 17 at 10 p.m. as they were searching for a wanted person. The officers performed various traffic stops and even searched a residence on County Road 4910, but were unable to locate the subject in question.
- Leonard police took a theft report on May 18 at 7:50 a.m. after employees at the Fannin County Precinct 2 barn discovered items missing. Reports show that an unknown person entered the lot to the barn and removed a generator from the back of a truck, as well as gas from another truck. Anybody with information pertaining to this case can call Leonard Police Department at 903-587-2234.
- Leonard police investigated a suspicious situation on May 18 at 11 a.m. Reports show that a female teenager called police after she had run out of gas in town and the guy with her started acting strange and she became scared of him. She advised that she had agreed to drive three guys to various locations, even though she did not know them, and no longer wanted the last guy to stay in the car with her. An officer transported the guy to a location outside of Leonard.
- A Trenton officer requested the assistance of a Leonard officer on May 18 at 10:05 p.m. after he had stopped a vehicle where the driver was suspected of drunk driving. The driver, a 19-year-old Leonard resident, was administered standard field sobriety tests, as well as breathalyzer test, which showed his blood-alcohol content level to be .228, over twice the legal limit of .08. The driver was arrested for driving while intoxicated.
- A landlord contacted police on May 21 at 11:40 a.m. to file a theft report, but was found to have a civil matter. The lady told officers that she had loaned some tools to some tenants, but they had vacated the property and taken the tools. The officer advised that because she had loaned the tools to them, the matter was civil, and not theft.
- Two teenagers were issued citations on May 22 after both were found in a vehicle at city park, and had no clothes on. The teens, a 16-year-old Allen girl and a 19-year-old Leonard boy, were cited for disorderly conduct - public lewdness. The female was released to her parent.
- A Leonard man was arrested on May 22 after a FCSO deputy discovered a motorcycle along State Highway 78, and the registered owner was found to have ten warrants for his arrest. The officers made contact with the man and assisted him with picking up his motorcycle, which had broken down during a rain storm, and then took him into custody on the warrants.
- A resident on McClendon Street filed a theft report on May 23 at 9:30 a.m. after discovering that 14 solar lights that ran along his sidewalk leading from the driveway to his front door had been taken. The lights were valued at just over $55.
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