Hood County man charged in theft of county mower, trailer

Stephen Nelson Blackmon, 36, of the 3300 block of North Sagecrest Court in the Ranch Brazos subdivision southeast of Granbury, was arrested Monday by Hood County Sheriff’s Office deputies and charged with a state jail felony count of theft (more than $1,500/less than $20,000), Lieutenant Johnny Rose said. He is accused of stealing a county-owned mower and trailer, Rose added.