On March 21, 2018, at around 6:00 pm, Forney Police responded to a motor vehicle accident at 1800 FM 741, near Forney High School.
A motorcycle, driven by Mr. Dakota Ashwood W/M/22, collided with a van driven by a female driver. Mr. Ashwood died as a result of the accident.
As a result of the investigation, Forney Police discovered evidence that Mr. Ashwood was racing two other vehicles driven by Armando Leon W/M/17 and Dustin Blake Denton W/M/18.
Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that the Child Exploitation Unit (CEU) of his office arrested a Waco man on three counts of possession of child pornography, a third-degree felony. If convicted, Joseph Albert Nickel could face up to 30 years in prison.
On Monday, March 12, 2018 at 10:18 p.m., the Forney Police Department tried to initiate a traffic stop at E/B US Hwy 80 and Gateway Blvd. The offender refused to stop, and a 36 min chase ensued.
Governor Greg Abbott today issued a proclamation commuting the death sentence of Thomas Bartlett Whitaker following a unanimous decision by the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles.
Thomas Bartlett Whitaker will now serve life in prison without the possibility of parole.
On Tuesday evening Forney Police Chief Rob Sherwin gave a very brief update on the number of positions currently available with the Forney Police Department, and announced the upcoming retirement of longtime FPD Captain Thad Wilson.
Standing in the rear of the room, Police Chief Sherwin stated “Right now we have three on-the-books vacant positions in patrol.
On January 14, 2018 at 4:30 a.m. Forney Police responded to Dallas Regional Medical Center in Mesquite to meet with a male victim
The Forney Police “Calls for Service Report” for the first week of January reveals that officers responded to one call of shots fired, two family disturbance calls, one occurrence of simple assault which occurred at Forney’s Wal-Mart and ten traffic stops of which nine ended in an adult arrest.
The Texas Securities Commissioner has entered an Emergency Cease and Desist Order to halt the multiple investment programs operated by BitConnect, an overseas company that claims a market share of $4.1 billion for its cryptocurrency coins.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport seized over 65 pounds of liquid methamphetamine with an estimated value of $297,000, Jan. 2.
The narcotic was shipped from China to Memphis, Tenn. and destined for Fort Worth, Texas.
On Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at 4:29 am, Forney Police responded to a call of an armed robbery at Whataburger, 962 E US Hwy 80, Forney.
Both suspects were wearing dark clothes and had their faces covered. It is believed that these suspects are connected to the armed robbery which occurred at the Whataburger in Terrell on Monday, January 1, 2018.
Staying busy with a variety of family and domestic disturbance calls during the last few weeks of 2017, Forney Police capped their year by responding to a “fight in progress” call
On Sunday December 24, 2017 at approximately 1:00 a.m. Kaufman Police were dispatched to a major accident with injuries on Westbound Highway 175 near FM 1390.