The following items were submitted by the Panola County Sheriff’s Office.

Friday, Sept. 6:

Sgt. Jeff Ivy took a report of burglary and criminal trespass on County Road 108. Complainant stated that she received a call from a family member stating that her nephew was seen near her residence. Complainant advised that she has had problems with her nephew in the past and has a criminal trespass logged for him not to be on her property. Complainant state that upon returning home she noticed that she was missing a Samsung tablet and some miscellaneous costume jewelry. This case is being investigated.

Sunday, Sept. 8:

A Panola County Sheriff’s deputy observed a vehicle traveling above the posted speed limit on Highway 149. The deputy attempted a stop on the vehicle, but the vehicle fled from the officer. The suspect attempted a stop on the vehicle, but the vehicle fled from the officer. The suspect continued to evade officers throughout Panola County and into Rusk County. The pursuit lasted approximately one hour. During the pursuit, the suspect struck one of the Panola County patrol units in an attempt to get away. After the vehicle came to a stop, the suspect fled on foot. An immediate search of the area began, and approximately two hours later the suspect was taken into custody. The suspect was arrested for aggravated assault on a public servant, evading arrest with a vehicle, evading detention, reckless driving and some local warrants.

Monday, Sept. 9:

  • Deputy Philip Grimes took a report of an assault that occurred. Complainant state that she and her daughter were having an argument when her daughter started kicking and swinging at her. This case is being investigated.
  • Deputy Philip Grimes responded to a report of an assault that had already occurred. Upon arrival, Deputy Grimes met with the complainant who stated that her boyfriend began arguing with her over her diary. Complainant advised that the subject then grabbed her around her neck and began choking her. Complainant stated that the subject let her go and left the residence. Complainant advised that she wishes to pursue charges and does not want the subject back at her residence. Information was forwarded to the DA’s office.
  • Deputy Heath Bowen took a report of harassment that occurred. Complainant stated that she has been receiving continuous text messages from her ex-boyfriend. Complainant advised that the subject has already been criminally trespassed from her property and is not supposed to be contacting her. Information will be forwarded to the DA’s office.
  • Deputy Heather Green took a report of theft that occurred on County Road 311. Complainant stated that some unknown actor(s) came onto the property and stole nine valves. This case is under investigation.
  • Deputy Chris Dickerson responded to a residence on County Road 207 in reference to a report of an assault. Upon arrival, Deputy Dickerson met with the complainant who stated that while at a friend’s house, a verbal altercation had taken place between a few different subjects. Complainant advised that he approached the subjects hoping to deescalate the situation when a female subject punched him in the mouth. Deputy Dickerson then made contact with the female subject who stated that she did punch the complainant, but it was self-defense because he had hit her first. A record check through dispatch revealed that the female subject had a warrant. Deputy Dickerson placed the female subject under arrest and transported her to the Panola County Detention Center.
  • Deputy Travis Curry took a report of burglary that occurred on County Road 3032. Complainant stated that upon returning home he discovered that some unknown actor(s) had broken in. Complainant advised that the actor(s) stole his truck keys, a Samsung smart watch, Beats headphone and approximately $80 in change. This case is being investigated, and the area has been posted for extra patrol.