Texas DPS

Thu
08
Nov

Wreck victim admits to drunk driving

A driver rescued from his vehicle Friday, Nov. 2, allegedly told DPS Trooper Hanson that he had been drinking beer, accident reports show, and witnesses reported erratic driving prior to the accident. Michael McPherson, 26, of Sulfur Springs, was traveling northbound on FM 488 in a white Lexus, according to DPS reports. McPherson’s vehicle allegedly left the road and ran into a bar ditch where the driver hit a Stop sign before continuing to travel northbound

 

Wed
26
Sep

James W. (Jim) Kellum

Jim Kellum

James W. (Jim) Kellum

May 26, 1934

September 18, 2018

Thu
20
Sep

Wreck claims life of missing girl

Danielle Fraga

After being reported missing by family members, the body of 23-year-old Danielle Fraga of Buffalo was found in her car off Hwy. 75. According to DPS reports, Fraga was traveling southbound on Hwy. 75 and for unknown reasons swerved off the roadway on the west side into a ditch.

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Thu
21
Jun

I-45 wreck yields no injuries

A two-vehicle accident was responsible for closing the interstate last Thursday, June 14, in Freestone County. The roadway was closed for hours, with traffic being rerouted to Texas 75 and Fairfield Police Department busy directing the flow through Fairfield.

No injuries were reported and both accident victims refused treatment. Howard Lee, 43, was traveling northbound on I-45 in an 18-wheeler when he reportedly changed lanes and struck a 2003 Toyota Camry, driven by Dallas resident Jordyn Johnson.

According to reports, when Lee switched lanes

 

Fri
09
Sep

Capital murder trial reset

Lawson Abram

The capital murder trial of a Teague man has been reset due to a key witness having a baby. Lawson Lee Abram's trial was slated to begin Aug. 29, but has been rescheduled until Monday, Oct. 3, says 77th District Judge Patrick Simmons.

The witness, Erin Mason, delivered her baby via C-section and was unable to attend the hearing. Mason, a Texas Department of Public Safety crime lab scientist, performed the forensic tests on cell phones that were taken as evidence.

 

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Wed
27
Apr

Blue lives matter

Pay It Forward is getting an early start this year at a local diner. A regular at Something Different Restaurant paid the check of three local DPS officers. “They left behind a note that read “Blue lives matter,” said Owner Sandra Bragg. “Although he chose to remain anonymous, this small jester of good will means so much to the men and women that are willing to give up everything to keep our community safe. I want to say thank you on behalf of Something Different to allow us to witness such a wonderful act of kindness.”

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