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Man arrested in sexual assault case

March 15, 2014
Man arrested in sexual assault case

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

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Felony Arrests

March 15, 2014

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

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Woman charged with intoxication manslaughter

March 12, 2014
Woman charged with intoxication manslaughter

A Granbury woman was arrested and charged with intoxication manslaughter early Sunday morning after a two-vehicle collision in Hurst that killed 20-year-old Brandon Bennett, according to Lieutenant Eric Starnes of the Hurst Police Department.

Bennett was driving in the 1100 block of Westpark Way through the intersection with West Pipeline Road from his home in Hurst to his National Guard duty in Lewisville.Read the rest

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Downtown curb appeal

March 12, 2014
Downtown curb appeal

Tylene Berman and other members of Downtown Church of Christ on West Pearl Street took advantage of gorgeous weather Sunday afternoon to add a fresh coat of paint to the building’s trim and sign. The forecast to wind up the work week calls for mostly sunny skies with highs in the 60s and lows on the 40s. Saturday looks like a great day with a daytime high projected to be in the low 70s.Read the rest

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Man accused of holding knife to wife’s throat

March 12, 2014
Man accused of holding knife to wife’s throat

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

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Lawn tractor theft is the Crime of Week

March 12, 2014

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

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Whipping cream incident prompts felony

March 12, 2014
Whipping cream incident prompts felony

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

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Battle in the dark

March 8, 2014
Battle in the dark

Firefighters appear to be adjusting their oxygen masks while battling a blaze early Thursday morning at a home on Purple K Court in the Blue Water Shores subdivision southeast of Granbury. Three suffered injuries, although one of them was treated and released the same day. See story, P. 1A.Read the rest

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Looking back

March 8, 2014

30 years ago, 1984: General Granbury (Howard Clemmons) crowned Jean Cate the Bean Queen.

20 years ago, 1994: Granbury Middle School’s Alisha Reid and Meadows Middle School’s Sandra Bradbury won best of show in the GISD Middle School Science Fair.Read the rest

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School seeks waiver for missed days

March 8, 2014

The Granbury School Board approved a waiver request to be submitted to the Texas Education Agency regarding missed instructional days due to bad weather and hazardous road conditions. School was closed four days – Dec. 6 and Dec. 9-10 and again on Feb. 11. School will now be held on designated makeup days Friday, April 18 and Friday, May 30. The waiver would eliminate the need to make up the additional missed days.Read the rest

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