Officers responded to a disturbance with a gun in the 200 block of SE 23rd. The first officer on scene observed a vehicle leaving the area which matched the suspect vehicle description. The officer stopped the vehicle and made contact with 6 individuals, some of whom attempted to exit the vehicle. The officer held the suspect(s) until backup arrived. The six were then detained for safety purposes. One of the individuals was found to be in possession of marijuana as well as a .45 calibre handgun. Otis Ray Brown was arrested for Possession of Marijuana and Unlawful Carrying of a weapon.
An officer was summoned to a the adult probation office where he took custody of Amarious Gill. Gill had warrants from Red River County S.O. for Terroristic Threats and Tampering or Fabricating Evidence, a Felony. He was booked and transported to County Jail.
Officers received a report of an attempted burglary in the 1900 block of Lamar Avenue. It was found that the suspect, Rendon Cade Langston had attempted to break into a vehicle on the parking lot but had been stopped by the owner. Langston left the scene but was stopped by officers in the 3300 block of Lamar Avenue where he was found to be in possession of marijuana in his vehicle. Langson had also thrown a small baggie of marijuana out of the vehicle prior to the stop. This was located as well. Langston had in the back seat of his vehicle, a hammer which had been described as being used in the attempted burglary of vehicle reported initially. He was arrested for Unlawful Use of a Criminal Instrument (the hammer), Tampering/Fabricating Evidence, and Possession of Marijuana.
Officers worked a burglary of a business in the 2400 block of Lamar Avenue. Suspects made entry to the business and stole a large amount of food. Suspects also vandalized the business, breaking electronic equipment, defacing work areas as well as taking cash. There are suspects and the investigation is ongoing.
Officers made 11 traffic stops, 5 adult arrest, and answered 116 calls for service on for this reporting period August 24, 2023