Commerce Police Department

Commerce Police
1:34 pm
Tue September 23, 2014

Arrests made in kidnapping/robbery case

Kavrin Massey, left, and Tyran Wilson were arrested Monday in connection with a kidnapping and robbery which occurred on Friday, September 19th in Commerce.

Two Commerce men have been arrested in connection with a robbery and kidnapping case from Friday, September 19, 2014.

On Monday, September 22,2014, investigators with the Commerce Police Department arrested two local men in connection with a robbery and kidnapping case where a Commerce man was approached by two men at gunpoint.  He was subsequently taken to an ATM on the campus of Texas A&M University-Commerce to withdraw money out of it.

Read more
Commerce Police
9:42 am
Thu August 28, 2014

Traffic stop leads to multiple arrests, burglary charges

Credit Scott Davidson, flickr, used through Attribution 2.0 Generic license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/)

Three men have been arrested and charged in connection to a string of burglaries.

On the morning of Tuesday, August 26th, 2014, at around 4:30 am, the Commerce Police Department received a telephone call from a witness that saw two men trying to break into his vehicle on Sterling Hart Drive.  Officers were provided with a thorough description of the suspect’s vehicle as it left the scene. Officers found the suspect’s vehicle near the location of the attempted burglary.

Read more
Commerce
7:50 am
Wed August 13, 2014

Bond reduction sought in child endangerment case

Antoinette Escalera
Credit Provided Photo

A Commerce woman is seeking a reduction in her bond on a charge of endangering a child, after allegedly leaving a 22-month-old child alone for more than 30 hours.

Antoinette Miami Escalera has filed a writ of habeas corpus from the Hunt County Jail, where she remained in custody in lieu of $50,000 bond Tuesday on one count of abandoning/endangering a child with imminent danger of bodily injury. The writ seeks the appointment of an attorney, a reduction in the bond or both.

A hearing on the writ had not been scheduled in the 354th District Court as of Tuesday afternoon.

Read more
Commerce
2:21 am
Fri August 1, 2014

Police warn of home inspection scams

Credit provided photo

At least two Commerce residents have reported an unusual phone call in reference to roofing and foundation inspections.

The Commerce Police Department has received at least two reports of a person that has called residents wanting to set up unsolicited inspections of roof and foundations in the area. 

Read more
Commerce
11:13 am
Thu May 22, 2014

Commerce offers Citizen's Police Academy, Youth program

Credit Commerce Police Department

Multiple classes are coming to Commerce this summer.

The first class of The Commerce Citizen’s Police Academy is scheduled to start June 5.

The Citizen’s Police Academy has been established to promote an understanding of the Commerce Police Department and its policies and procedures.  Police work is filled with many variables that require professional solutions.  The goal is to address perceived suspicions and misconceptions by establishing mutual trust and cooperation between the police and the citizens of Commerce. It is also an opportunity to promote civic awareness.

Read more
Commerce
2:46 pm
Wed April 23, 2014

Local vehicles being burglarized

Credit Daniel Starks

Commerce Police are urging citizens to make sure that their car doors are locked as attempted burglaries are being reported.

On Wednesday, April 23.,  Commerce Police were called to the area of Moore and Washington streets to multiple reports of someone going through someone's unlocked vehicle. When confronted by the owners of the vehicles, the suspect fled. According to a press release by the Commerce Police Department, nothing was taken from the vehicles.

If you see anyone suspicious walking around and looking into vehicle windows, call police immediately.

Read more
Commerce
3:35 pm
Thu March 6, 2014

Operation 'Cold Spell' nets 23 defendants in jail

Commerce Police Department

23 defendants have been taken into custody and are facing charges ranging from Manufacturing and Delivery of Marijuana, Manufacturing and Delivery of a Controlled Substance and Fire Arm Smuggling.

On Thursday, Mar. 6. shortly before 6 a.m., through a combined law enforcement effort, officers from the Commerce Police Department, Texas A&M Police Department, Hunt and Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office and the Sulphur Springs Police Department hit the streets in search of individuals wanted on charges of Manufacturing and Delivering of Narcotics and two for Fire Arm Smuggling.

Read more
Commerce
4:57 pm
Tue July 9, 2013

Shots fired, two arrested in Commerce

While the nation celebrated its Independence on July 4th, some Commerce residents were being arrested.

Read more
Commerce
4:36 pm
Tue July 9, 2013

Commerce man arrested for child pornography

policehow.com

A Commerce man has been arrested for taking sexually explicit images of a child.

Read more
Commerce
11:54 pm
Tue July 2, 2013

Weapons, drugs found during early morning traffic stop

Commerce Police Department

An early morning traffic stop has led to the arrest of two Commerce residents for having illegal materials in their vehicle.

Read more
Police Report
6:26 pm
Thu January 24, 2013

Stolen car, items recovered during Commerce arrest

Commerce Police Department

A house-burglary call led to to an arrest of a man in possession of a stolen car and other items.

Read more
Police Report
6:06 pm
Thu January 24, 2013

Commerce man detained at gunpoint

Commerce Police Department

A Commerce man found himself detained by a homeowner armed with a gun, local police said.

Read more
Police and Courts
3:39 pm
Thu January 10, 2013

Game Camera Photo Leads to Arrest

policelink.monster.com

On the first day of the New Year the Delta County Sheriff’s Department to nabbed their first criminals.

Read more
Commerce Arrest
3:25 pm
Sat December 15, 2012

Man Arrested on Local Warrant Brings Cocaine Into Jail

Commerce Police Department

A Greenville man arrested at a Commerce High School basketball game on a local warrant faces additional charges.

Read more
Developing
1:22 pm
Thu November 29, 2012

UPDATE: Arrest Made in Connection with Commerce Stabbing Death

Myeisha Simone Garcia's Mug Shot
Commerce Police Department

UPDATE 11/29/12, 1:22pm - 20-year-old Myeisha Simone Garcia of Commerce is the suspect arrested by CPD and the Texas Rangers for the murder of 20-year-old Jamal Stanton of Greenville.

Read more

Pages