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June 11, 2013

Authorities arrest 46 during weekend

GREENVILLE — Local law enforcement officers had an unusually busy weekend, making dozens of arrests, including multiple charges which involved drugs, alcohol and family violence.

One man was taken into custody after allegedly fleeing from officers, who were seeking to arrest him on an organized crime charge.

Officers with the Greenville Police Department were dispatched to 283 calls between Friday morning and Sunday night, took 32 people into custody and filed 75 reports.

William Kirk Dunning, 35, of Commerce, was taken into custody Sunday night on one count of evading arrest and an outstanding warrant for engaging in organized criminal activity and burglary.

Officers also made six arrests for outstanding warrants, arrested five people each for driving while intoxicated and public intoxication, four people for assault causing bodily injury/family violence, two people each for possession of marijuana and theft, and one person each for driving while intoxicated/possession of marijuana, theft/possession of marijuana, failure to identify, assault causing bodily injury, assault by threat and driving while license suspended/invalid.

Deputies with the Hunt County Sheriff’s Office responded 84 calls, took 14 people into custody and filed 20 reports.

The arrests included six people for outstanding warrants, two people for possession of a controlled substance, and one person each for unlawfully carrying a weapon, indecency with a child, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving while intoxicated, assault/family violence and criminal trespass.

Courts

District Court

— Rachel Nicole Gurley, 31, Dallas, entered a plea of guilty to a charge of burglary and was sentenced to eight months in state jail.

— Melinda Mashell Foster, 44, Greenville, entered pleas of guilty to three counts of abandoning/endangering a child and one count each of engaging in organized criminal activity and manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance and was sentenced to 10 years in prison and 18 months in a state jail, with a $5,000 fine.

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