Greenville – A local juvenile has been arrested in connection to numerous graffiti incidents.
Between December 22 and January 13, Greenville Police received nearly a dozen reports of criminal mischief involving graffiti. The offenses occurred across a large area of the City, including downtown and some businesses in South Greenville.
Richardson – A North Texas teenager is among a select group invited to sit in Michelle Obama's box at Tuesday's State of the Union Address.
16-year-old Amy Chyao is a high school junior from Richardson, and has developed an emerging cancer treatment which uses light energy to activate a drug that kills cancer cells. After her freshman year biology class, Amy became interested in cancer research and came up with an idea for improving the way medicine is designed.
Greenville – The 60 year sentence handed down to Douglas Kevin Smith in 2009 will stand following a recent ruling.
The burglary, which occurred in March, 2006, involved the theft of a shotgun, rifle, $530 in cash and 300 pounds of steaks. Smith was arrested the following day after attempting to pawn off one of the firearms.
The crime would normally carry a maximum punishment of 20 years, but Smith was also found to have six previous felony convictions over a 25 year span
Greenville – The formation of a burglary task force through the Greenville Police Department results in multiple arrests.
Newly appointed Police Chief Daniel Busken organized the Task Force last month to combat the recent increase in vehicle burglaries and fraud offenses.
Late last week, two separate search warrants along Zora Drive and Joe Ramsey Boulevard led to the arrest of four individuals. Charges against the suspects range from credit card abuse and possession of controlled substances.