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Winnsboro Police Report October 9-15, 2017

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Winnsboro Police arrested three, investigated three motor vehicle accidents, responded to 200 calls for service, issued 42 citations and wrote 39 warnings during the October 9-15, 2017 report period.

Brandy Addicks, 38, of Commerce was arrested October 11th on a Hopkins County warrant.

John Spencer, 35, of Portland, Oregan was arrested October 12th for Disorderly Conduct and Public Intoxication.

Tamela Owen, 54, of Winnsboro was arrested October 13th for Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1, less than 1-gram and Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 3, less than 28-grams.

A two vehicle accident was reported October 15th in the 100 block of South Main Street. A vehicle traveling South on S. Main Street disregarded a railroad crossing gate causing the vehicle to be struck by a west bound vehicle. The railway sound mechanism was operational. The crossing guards were down and the lights on the railroad signal were flashing. Injuries to occupants are unknown.

A minor one vehicle accident was reported October 11th in the 1000 block of South Walnut. No injuries were reported. The vehicle wheels “got off the roadway and the vehicle was pulled into the ditch in which the vehicle traveled several feet and struck a culvert…” according to the report. Failure to control speed is listed as the cause of the accident.

A minor two vehicle accident October 9th in the 100 block of East Coke Road occurred when a vehicle was stopped at a signal light at the intersection of Coke Road and Main Street. a vehicle came to a stop behind the vehicle at the intersection but the driver of the second vehicle said her foot slipped off the brake pedal and hit the vehicle at the light.

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Author: Staff Reporter

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