The Greenville Police Department will renew its participation in a regional agency cracking down on illegal narcotics activity.
The Greenville City Council is scheduled tonight to authorize Greenville Police Chief Dan Busken to enter into an agreement with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Task Force. The vote included under the regular session agenda, starting at 6 p.m. in the Municipal Building, 2821 Washington Street. A work session is set for 5 p.m.
The city joined with the task force in January. That agreement expires at the end of September.
After issuing repeated notices that a warrant roundup was approaching, and even offering individuals a chance to clear up their fines and court costs at a discount, officers with the Greenville Police Department have made dozens of arrests of suspects wanted on outstanding warrants.
Officers made 47 arrests between Friday morning and Sunday night, with 44 of the arrests involving individuals on outstanding warrants.
The police department also arrested 19 people on outstanding warrants Thursday.
Police believe they have found the second of two suspects involved in a robbery this morning cornered at a residence on Rabb St. in Greenville, which prompted a lockdown at some Greenville ISD campuses.
The local animal shelter, Oak Creek Park and the Greenville Police and Fire Departments are expected to benefit from the issuance by the city of Greenville of more than $2 million in certificates of obligation.
On Thursday, November 29, 2012 officers with the Greenville Police Department with the assistance of Lt. Tommy Grandfield and deputies from the Hunt County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at 3816 Spencer Street in Greenville, Texas.
Children were the alleged victims in a series of indictments returned Friday by the Hunt County Grand Jury. A Greenville man and woman have been charged with exposing two small children to a variety of illegal drugs earlier this year.
"The death of 16-year-old Alicia Moore has been ruled a homicide," said Greenville Police cheif Dan Busken today in a press conference. Greenville Police will join with the Van Zandt County Sheriff and the Texas Rangers in the investigation into the death of Alicia Moore.