Greenville – Statistics show crime is way down in Greenville so far this year.
Major crimes during September were down more than 22 percent when compared to September 2008, and crime was down more than 20 percent at the end of September when compared to the figures through the first nine months of last year.
Through the end of September, there had been 1,478 major crimes reported locally from the 1,853 major crimes reported through the first nine months of 2008.
West Tawakoni – A local man is awaiting trial on multiple domestic violence charges.
Jury selection is scheduled Monday in the trial of 34-year-old Jason Steven Zimmerle, of West Tawakoni.
Zimmerle received two indictments in June for assault causing bodily injury with prior conviction. He is alleged to have assaulted two family members in March. In May, he also received an indictment for the same offense. Zimmerle was accused of assaulting his wife with a pistol on two occasions in November 2008.