Addison Police Department

Apartment fire in Addison displaces family with young children


From left, Addison Police Chief Luke Sheppard, Sgt. Tim Williams and Assistant Chief Greg Rooks look at a mattress where it is believed a fire started in a bedroom at Cardinal Apartments in Addison on Monday, displacing a family with young children.
ADDISON - A fire in a downstairs unit of Cardinal Apartments in Addison Monday, January, 22, displaced one family, including two small children, and caused eight other families to evacuate.

Rodgers resigns


Brett Rodgers
ADDISON - Addison’s chief of police, Brett Rodgers, turned in his resignation to Mayor Marsha Pigg and the Addison Town Council Monday, Aug. 7.

Dangerous drugs found in home near Addison Schools


Pictured above are some of the drugs vapes and other items found in a home on Palmera Drive near Addison High School. Note that the colorful packages that appear to be candy are actually THC gummies, which could easily be misconstrued as harmless candy by young children, making them especially dangerous. (Courtesy photo)
ADDISON - Law enforcement is outraged that a major drug distributor living only feet from Addison High School, has been providing illegal drugs to juveniles in the community.

Most area law enforcement switching to digital radios Feb. 28


Winston County Sheriff Horace Moore shows the new digital radios most law enforcement officers in Winston County will begin using Feb. 28.
WINSTON COUNTY - The Winston County Sheriff’s Office has announced that communications on both their hand-held and vehicle radios is being switched over from analog to digital, providing a much clearer means of communication, effective Feb. 28.

Marijuana distribution near Addison disrupted


Winston County Sheriff’s Investigator Caleb Snoddy, left, and Addison Police Officer Brett Rodgers with the large find of growing marijuana plants and other related items confiscated.
ADDISON - Complaints of illegal narcotics activity at an Addison residence led to the finding of 14 growing marijuana plants as well as methamphetamine, in what law enforcement have termed a drug distribution operation.