Rain clouds that moved through the area Saturday were welcome visitors.
They just didn’t hang out long enough.
And the drought remains.
A gauge in the Acton area got 1.3 inches of rainfall, which was the largest total reported in Hood County for the day.
The Granbury Regional Airport reported getting .68 inches.
The gauge at the Hood County News received .58 inches.… Read the rest
A 20-year-old Hood County man accused of sexually assaulting a woman was arrested at about 6:30 a.m. Wednesday at his home in the 3500 block of Nassau Court in the Nassau Bay I subdivision, Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Johnny Rose said.
The suspect, Brandon Joseph Latimer, was in jail on the second-degree felony charge as of press time, Rose indicated. He had not yet seen a judge to have a bond amount set.… Read the rest
A home burglary that was reported on Feb. 15 from a residence in the 7600 block of Hayworth Highway southeast of Granbury involving almost $5,000 worth of items is the Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week.
Among the items taken were a set of night vision goggles, a pair of Steiner binoculars, various types of ammunition, a .30-30 Winchester rifle, a 20-gauge shotgun, two fishing bows and one fishing crossbow.… Read the rest
Eight felony arrests were made between March 6 and March 12. Suspects were arrested here, but their alleged crimes may have occurred outside the county. They have not been convicted of the charges listed.
Jason Brian Dunlap, 34, Tolar, possession of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, more than 1 gram/less than 4 grams.
Justin Walker Gatewood, 37, Stoney Creek Drive, Granbury, injury to an elderly person.… Read the rest
A 41-year-old Granbury man was arrested Friday after allegedly holding a knife to his wife’s throat during an argument, according to Hood County Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Johnny Rose.
Charles Gordon Moore, of the 200 block of Bray Street, was arrested after deputies responded to the residence at about 7 a.m., Rose said.
His 36-year-old wife was not injured during the incident.… Read the rest
Lawn tractor theft is the Crime of Week
A recent theft of a lawn tractor valued at $1,723 is the Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week.
A woman reported on Jan. 23 that someone had broken into her tool shed in the 3600 block of Gerry Drive in Montego Bay and stole a gray 1994 Sears Craftsman lawn tractor.
Anyone with information on the burglary is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 817-573-TIPS, or go online (hoodcountycrimestoppers.com) to submit a tip.… Read the rest
It may be history’s first-ever felony involving whipping cream.
A 37-year-old Hood County man was arrested Saturday, accused of spraying a container of whipping cream, which contained alcohol, in the eyes of his mother during a disturbance, according to Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Johnny Rose.
The victim is 67 years of age, so the act resulted in a felony charge of injury to an elderly person being filed against Justin Walker Gatewood, of the 4700 block of Stoney Creek Drive, Rose said.… Read the rest