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April 29, 2017

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2 Computers Stolen From Walmart

The Marshall Police Department is asking for the public’s help with identifying a theft suspect. On Tuesday, March 7 at approximately 7:23 a.m., an unidentified man walked into Walmart, located in the 1700 block of East End Blvd. North and went to the electronics department. Once in the electronics department, the man loaded two computers

MPD Adopts Community Policing K9

The Marshall Police Department has added a new K9 to its family. The puppy, which has not been named yet, is a 3-4-month-old, female mix-breed adopted from the Marshall Animal Shelter. This dog will serve in our community relations department as a community policing K9 and will attend all of the public events. Marshall Police

MPD’s newest MVP

Marshall Police Chief Jesus “Eddie” Campa has named Peggy Abraham as this week’s MVP. Mrs. Abraham has worked tirelessly compiling all of the information needed in preparation for the Marshall Police Department’s biennial audit by the Texas Law Enforcement Telecommunications System (TLETS). TLETS provides the Department of Public Safety (DPS) and local criminal justice agencies

Aggravated Assault W/ Deadly Weapon Arrest

A Waskom, Texas man is behind bars after running his girlfriend’s vehicle off the road, prior to forcing her into his vehicle. The incident occurred on Friday, January 20 at approximately 11:46 p.m. The victim was able to call 911 and advise dispatch she was being chased by another vehicle. She stated that the other

Have you seen this “Most Wanted” fugitive – Share and tag!

The Marshall Police Department is asking for the public’s help with locating and apprehending another “Most Wanted” fugitive. Vuntarius Lamar Brown, 20, is described as a black male who stands about 6’2” tall, weighs approximately 150 pounds and has dreadlocks. Brown is wanted for his alleged involvement in a shooting that occurred on the Southwest

Proof that crime does pay

Chief Jesus “Eddie” Campa and the Marshall Police Department are proud to announce this  week’s Mvp’s, Officer Lakeldrick Adams and the Harrison County District Attorney’s Office. Officer Adams currently serves as the K-9 Officer on the Marshall Criminal Apprehension Team. While working narcotics interdiction, Officer Adams attempted to stop a vehicle for a traffic  violation.

Marshall Police MVP – Lieutenant John Johnson

Marshall Police Chief Jesus “Eddie” Campa has named Lieutenant John Johnson as the department’s latest MVP. On multiple occasions, Lt. Johnson has gone above and beyond the call of duty for Marshall residents. On November 19, Lt. Johnson was one of the responding officers to a call regarding a deceased person. He arrived on the

Marshall Rescue and Protection vehicle debuts

The Marshall Police Department recently added a Rescue vehicle to its fleet. The department acquired an MRAP (Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected) vehicle through the Law Enforcement Support Office, more commonly known as the 1033 program. The Law Enforcement Support Office permits the Secretary of Defense to transfer, without charge, excess U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) personal

Grafton St. Homicide

Updated 11/28/2016 – 11:40am On Monday, November 28 at approximately 4:30 a.m. the Marshall Police Department received a call about a shooting that occurred at a residence in the 1500 block of Grafton Street. When officers arrived, they located a deceased male with what appeared to be a gunshot wound. The victim has been identified

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