1/2 - Driving While
Intoxicated - 1200 block of Kennedale Sublett Road: At 1:30 a.m. officers
responded to a major accident. The driver was reported to be unconscious. On
arrival a female driver was discovered to be passed out behind the wheel. Officers
were able to awaken her to get her out of the vehicle. After paramedics cleared
her as uninjured the driver was administered a field sobriety assessment, which
she was unable to successfully complete. She was arrested for DWI and agreed to
give a blood sample. She was transported to jail for booking as well as the
1/2 - Application for Mental
Detention and Observation - 200 block of N. Dick Price Road: At 4:37 a.m.
officers responded to a domestic disturbance. A 55 year old female reported
that her 37 year old daughter, who suffers from mental disorders, had become
upset earlier. When the mother tried to calm the daughter, the daughter struck
the mother. The daughter was taken into custody and transported to JPS Hospital
for an emergency detention and evaluation.
1/2 - Death Investigation - 1200
block of Kennedale Sublett Road: At 9:00 a.m. officers responded to a death
investigation. A 74 year old male was found deceased in bed. The victim had a
number of medical issues for which he took medications. No evidence of foul
play was observed and the family physician confirmed that he would certify the
death as natural.
1/2 - Assault by Contact -
300 block of Mansfield Cardinal Road: At 7:21 p.m. officers responded to a domestic
disturbance. A husband and wife were arguing when the husband became physical
by grabbing the wife and spitting on her. As officers were attempting to escort
the husband to the patrol unit for transport to jail, he began to resist. At
one point one of the officers received a cut on the hand from the handcuffs.
After being place in the patrol car the husband was transported to jail for
booking. He was charged with the assault by contact and resisting arrest or
1/3 - Missing Person
(Juvenile) - 300 block of Pennsylvania Avenue: At 7:24 p.m. an officer received
a report of a runaway 16 year old male. The male’s adoptive father stated that
his son had been given permission on December 30th to spend time at
his biological mother’s home. Instead he left with friends and has not been
1/3 - Abandoned Vehicle - 200
block of S. New Hope Road: At 8:08 p.m. an officer discovered an abandoned
school bus in the traffic lane. Durham School Services could not be contacted
for a disposition so the bus was impounded for safekeeping.
1/4 – Theft - $2,500 to $30,000
- 6300 block of Tealcove Drive: An officer received a report of stolen wheels
and tires from a 2014 GMC truck. The vehicle was parked in an apartment complex
parking area where the victim lives. The items were taken overnight and were
valued at $3,600.00.
1/7 - Death Investigation - 100
block of Peachtree Court: At 4:59 a.m. officers responded to a report of an
infant not breathing. The unresponsive one month old male was found by his
parents. Officers administered CPR until the arrival of paramedics. He was
transported to Mansfield Methodist Hospital but the medical staff was unable to
revive the baby.
1/7 - Assault by Contact - 1200
block of W. Kennedale Parkway: At 12:00 a.m. officers were dispatched to a
disturbance involving a male in a vehicle following a female pedestrian. On
arrival of the first officer the female and male were outside of the vehicle.
The female struck the male in the head as the officer exited his vehicle. Both were
detained until other officers arrived. The female was cited for the assault and
obtained a ride from a friend.