The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX

Top News

March 7, 2014

Commerce man indicted for 10th felony offense

GREENVILLE — A Commerce resident has been indicted on a charge of felony theft, for allegedly attempting to steal merchandise from a Commerce store.

Tarance Eugene Hall already had nine prior felony convictions on his record, before receiving the latest charge from the Hunt County grand jury.

The grand jury also indicted another Commerce man on a charge of felony criminal mischief, for allegedly setting a fire in a Commerce apartment on New Year’s Day.

Hall, 49, also known as Terance Eugene Hall, was indicted February 28 on one count of theft of property of the value of less than $1,500, with two prior convictions for theft. The indictment alleged Hall attempted to steal items includeing video game systems and games from the Commerce Walmart on Dec. 12, 2013.

The indictment indicated Hall had two prior misdemeanor theft convictions, in June 1991 and September 1998, along with four prior felony theft convictions, two convictions for possession of a controlled substance and one prior conviction each for delivery of a controlled substance, escape and robbery.

Hall remained in custody at the Hunt County Jail Wednesday in lieu of $5,000 bond.

The grand jury issued one indictment for criminal mischief in the amount of between $1,500 and $20,000 against Ibkun Washington, 45, of Commerce. Washington was alleged to have set a fire inside a local apartment on January 1. Washington was originally arrested by the Commerce Police Department on a charge of arson in connection with the incident and remained in custody at the jail Wednesday in lieu of $30,000 bond.

Text Only
Top News
House Ads
Featured Ads

Does Dallas head coach Jason Garrett need for the Cowboys to make the playoffs during the 2014 football season to keep his job?

Who knows with Jerry Jones as owner?
     View Results
AP Video
Raw: 2 Shells Hit Fuel Tank at Gaza Power Plant Raw: Massive Explosions From Airstrikes in Gaza Giant Ketchup Bottle Water Tower Up for Sale Easier Nuclear Construction Promises Fall Short Kerry: Humanitarian Cease-fire Efforts Continue Raw: Corruption Trial Begins for Former Va Gov. The Carbon Trap: US Exports Global Warming UN Security Council Calls for Gaza Cease-fire Traditional African Dishes Teach Healthy Eating 13 Struck by Lightning on Calif. Beach Baseball Hall of Famers Inducted Israel, Hamas Trade Fire Despite Truce in Gaza Italy's Nibali Set to Win First Tour De France Raw: Shipwrecked Concordia Completes Last Voyage Raw: Sea Turtle Hatchlings Emerge From Nest Raw: Massive Dust Storm Covers Phoenix 12-hour Cease-fire in Gaza Fighting Begins Raw: Bolivian Dancers Attempt to Break Record Raw: Israel, Palestine Supporters Rally in US Raw: Air Algerie Flight 5017 Wreckage
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Real Estate News