Sgt. Jerrod Vickers earned the coveted Medal of Merit for his persistence in searching for and recovering key evidence leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect in a brutal, deadly beating of a woman in a Crockett home in May...Read More
Month: December 2016
Sgt. Alfredo Fajardo and Officer Todd Little won distinctive Medal of Valor awards for their bravery in response to the vehicle evasion and armed assault that ended in a crash outside Grapeland. Both suspects in the vehicle attempted to flee on foot but were quickly apprehended on March...Read More
Crockett Police Department Officer Abel Aguirre won Officer of the Year recognition at the CPD annual Christmas Gala on Dec....Read More
By Will Johnson Messenger Reporter EAST TEXAS – Believe it or not, district play in boys’ basketball has already tipped off for some of the area schools. A few are set to begin after the start of 2017, but regardless, the games played in the next month and a half will be key for those teams hoping to make a run towards the Alamo City and a chance to hoist the 2016-2017 UIL State Championship trophy. At the 4A level, the Palestine Wildcats are in District 18-4A along with Athens, Fairfield, Madisonville and Mexia. Even with four teams going...Read More
Crockett Police Department Officer Andrew Allen won the Rookie of the Year award at the Crockett Police Department’s annual Christmas Gala on Dec....Read More
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