Six felony arrests were made between March 14 and March 20.
Suspects were arrested here, but their alleged crimes may have occurred outside the county.
MThey have not been convicted of the charges listed.
Austin Garrett Brooks, 17, Tolar, theft of firearm.
Ramon Anthony Manzano, 19, Weatherford, sexual assault of a child. … Read the rest
When it comes to video surveillance cameras intended to catch bad guys committing crimes, they’re only as good as their weakest link.
Some are poor quality, producing grainy, low-resolution images that make it difficult to piece together an adequate description of suspects. Some of the cameras that have decent resolution either don’t provide an unobstructed view, or fail to operate when needed the most.… Read the rest
“We are mobilizing to the job site Monday morning.”
“We” is a construction crew headed by Bill Scott of the Scott Tucker Construction Co. The “job site” is the Granbury Opera House, which has sat empty for well over a year now as the renovation project stalled.
Scott told the Granbury City Council at its regular meeting Tuesday night that the project, which he became involved in a few months ago, is now “moving forward rapidly on several fronts.” … Read the rest
The Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week is the theft of an estimated $10,000 to $15,000 worth of copper wire and copper plates.
The theft occurred from a cell phone tower in Cresson between Feb. 6 and Feb. 19.
Anyone with information can call Crime Stoppers at 817-573-TIPS or go online (hoodcountycrimestoppers.com). … Read the rest
A 53-year-old Hood County man is accused of sexually abusing children under the age of 14, according to District Attorney Rob Christian and could face life in prison if convicted.
Samuel Duane McGinty, of the 1100 block of Skylark Drive in the Whippoorwill Bay subdivision north of Granbury, was arrested March 7 at his home by members of the Hood County Crimes Against Children Task Force.… Read the rest
It was a weekend for missing persons.
However, they weren’t really missing.
A 28-year-old man was reported missing at 2:33 p.m. on Saturday in a call to Hood County emergency dispatchers from a residence on West Emerald Bend Court in Bentwater.
Bentwater is a subdivision northeast of Granbury.
Hood County Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Johnny Rose said investigators later learned that the man was “last seen at the border going into Mexico.” … Read the rest
Local parents and youth may soon be called upon to give input into the design of the planned skatepark and BMX park.
A public workshop on the design of the park is planned by city officials and New Line Skateparks Inc.
The Granbury City Council was expected last night to approve a professional services agreement with that company for the planning and engineering of the skatepark.… Read the rest