Jasper Police Department

Police in Jasper arrested a 26-year-old man for first-degree felony arson June 4 after they say he intentionally set fire to the residence he shared with his grandmother, who, at the time of this report, remained in critical condition at UTMB Galveston due to smoke inhalation. 

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A 23-year-old man is recovering from a gunshot wound after a "personal dispute" erupted in violence July 23, reports the Jasper Police Department. 

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Police in Jasper arrested one man after discovering a large amount of methamphetamine, crack cocaine and marijuana while executing a search warrant for his residence, reports CID Lt. GW Foster. 

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In a statement released March 22, Jasper Police Department Chief Gerald Hall revealed an officer in his department has resigned amid allegations that she stole from the Jasper Police Association.

According to the statement, members of the Jasper Police Association told him March 7 that there were possible unauthorized charges on the accounts of the association that were made by an officer within the Jasper Police Department, namely Officer Wanda Brister.

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Adams

A 5-year old Jasper girl is recovering from injuries sustained from a Friday, Sept. 12 accident in which she was run over by a vehicle driven by a 52-year-old Jasper man, who is being charged with intoxication assault with a vehicle causing serious bodily injury.

According to an incident report obtained by the Examiner, Jasper Police were dispatched around 6:30 p.m. Friday to the area of Burns and Dennis streets in Jasper in reference to a young child who was ran over by a vehicle and that the driver, Joseph Bryant Adams, was supposedly intoxicated.

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