Commerce – The University Police Department at A&M-Commerce has released its crime statistics for the 2007 calendar year. Under the Federal Clery Act, all colleges and universities that participate in federal financial aid programs are required to disclose information about crime on and near their respective campuses.
Types of offenses are placed into 10 different categories: Murder, manslaughter, forcible and non-forcible sex, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, arson, motor vehicle theft and hate crimes.
National Night Out tonight in Commerce and Greenville, "President's Table" focuses on Alumni Relations, Economics, and Athletic Deparments, local man to serve prison time for sexual assault, charges dropped in robbery case of Denton County man, Greenville's Majors Field Municipal Airport to test rocket powered airplanes this month.
Commerce, Greenville – Tuesday night, both the Commerce and Greenville Police Departments will be among the many taking in the annual National Night Out event.
National Night Out was developed to encourage people in neighborhoods across the country to come together and get to know each other, while meeting with law enforcement authorities and learning ways to prevent crime in their communities.
Greenville Crime Prevention Officer Chris McCaslin says knowing your neighbors is a valuable tool in fighting crime.
Greenville – Charges have been dropped in a local robbery case. Willis Wilkin Langley, of Lewisville, had pleaded not guilty to a reported armed robbery in May at the Gray House Game Room near Quinlan. Trial had been scheduled to begin Monday. The dismissal came after the Hunt County District Attorney's Office was unable to locate the victim in the case. Langley was alleged to have entered the business and pointed a gun at an employee, ordering him to turn over cash. He reportedly made off with between $3,500 and $4,000.