Suspect in local armed robbery in custody

Clint Cody Morton, 22, of the 900 block of Indian Creek Drive in the Comanche Harbor subdivision, was arrested by Hood County investigators at about 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in Fort Worth on a felony warrant out of Benbrook and has been identified as the suspect in Thursday’s armed robbery of an E-Z Mart on South Morgan in Granbury, according to Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Johnny Rose. Morton is in the Benbrook jail and will be transported to the Tarrant County Jail to answer to a separate aggravated assault charge. Hood County has placed a “hold” on Morton and he will eventually be transported to the Hood County Jail, Rose stated. Rose added that multiple pieces of evidence were seized in connection with the E-Z Mart robbery.