Man arrested in firearm incident

January 23, 2013

An altercation among “friends” led to a felony arrest after a call reporting that a man had “brandished a firearm,” according to Granbury Police Department Deputy Chief Alan Hines.

James Michael Calhoun III, 35, of Dennis, was arrested on Jan. 11 by a Granbury police following an altercation involving a firearm in the 100 block of Melynn Court in Granbury, Hines said.

“After the investigation was completed on scene it was determined that the offense of assault with a deadly weapon would be pursued on Mr. Calhoun. Mr. Calhoun had been in an altercation with friends who resided in the area.”

Calhoun was charged with a second-degree felony count of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, Hood County Jail records show.

Calhoun was released from the Hood County Jail on Jan. 12, after posting $10,000 bond.

DRUG CHARGE

Ashley Sharie Arms, 24, of the 6400 block of Gee Road southeast of Granbury, was arrested in a parking lot on Jan. 12 on a drug-related charge after Granbury Police officers were called to the 1500 block of North Plaza Drive to investigate a disturbance, Hines said.

Officers found a crystal white substance believed to be methamphetamine, Hines stated.

Arms is facing a state jail felony count of possession of a controlled substance, less than 1 gram. Arms posted $5,000 bond to be released from custody on Jan. 13.

TRAFFIC STOP

Joe Edwin George Jr., 27, of Big Lake, was arrested on Jan. 11 by a Granbury Police officer during a traffic stop in the 900 block of Highway 377 East and charged with a third-degree felony count involving a firearm as a result of a previous felony, according to Hines.

“After further investigation officers found a previous felony charge which led to the charge of unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon,” Hines said.

As of press time, George was still in the Hood County Jail and had not posted bond.

felony THEFT COUNT

Aubrey Joseph Orr, 25, of the 3800 block of Sandy Beach Drive in Granbury, was arrested by a Granbury Police officer on Jan. 9 and charged with a state jail felony count of theft under $1,500, with two or more convictions, Hines said.

Orr was taken into custody in the 1000 block of Highway 377 East after a call from the 700 block about a theft.

“Upon officers’ arrival they learned that the subject had left the area and was in a red pickup,” Hines stated, noting that after officers located the pickup, they identified the occupant as Orr.

“The investigation revealed that this subject was the person responsible for the theft,” Hines said. “Further investigation revealed that Mr. Orr had been charged before for the offense of theft.”

Orr posted $5,000 bond and was released from the Hood County Jail on Jan. 11.

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