Thorndale Police Chief

On Thursday, police were called to the 200 block of West Gibson Street to investigate a burglary of a residence.

The home owner returned home to find her garage had been broken into. She reported several items missing from the garage area of the home.

Later the same day a home in the 700 block of Sandoval was also burglarized. Investigation revealed someone had apparently entered the home through a side window.

Damage to the home was moderate and items from the previous burglary on West Gibson Street were located at the home on Sandoval


There were booths with games including, bean bag toss, balloon darts, bucket toss, duck pond, fish pond, face painting, pumpkin bowling, ring toss, milk jug toss, and a cupcake walk.

Plenty of food was available for those in attendance

Thorndale Police Of f icer Michael Moehling reported a suspect in both burglaries has been identified and the investigation is ongoing.

TRUNK TREAT—First Baptist Church of Thorndale held their annual fall festival.

Thorndale Police Of f icer Michael Moehling participated in the “Trunk or Treat” event.

Moehling provided candy and safety information to the children and their parents.

CRASH—On Sunday evening, Moehling and Texas Department of Public Safety Corporal Eric Gaston were called to a three-vehicle collision on US 79 at Sydney Boulevard.

A vehicle traveling east on the highway had slowed and stopped to turn left on Sydney.

Following vehicles stopped behind the turning vehicle and one failed to stop in time.

The impact from the collision forced the third vehicle into the rear of the second vehicle.

The vehicle making the turn was not struck and was not involved.

There were minor injuries and all parties involved refused ambulance transportation.

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