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GISD bus batteries stolen

June 21, 2014
GISD bus batteries stolen

MISSING POWER SUPPLY: Terry Slemmons, director of transportation for the GISD, shows the battery compartment on one of the 50 route buses inside the facility on Hannaford Street. Last weekend someone stole eight of the batteries, which have an estimated value of $100 each, Slemmons said.

Eight $100 school bus batteries were stolen from the Granbury ISD Transportation Department last weekend, according to school and police authorities.

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Sheriff: Woman choked

June 18, 2014

A Tolar-area man accused of choking his girlfriend and slamming her head on the ground Thursday was arrested on two felony charges by Hood County Sheriff’s Office deputies, according to Lieutenant Johnny Rose.

Randy Robert Gross, 52, with an address listed on Paluxy Highway, is charged with assault family violence impede breathing and family violence aggravated assault, Rose said.

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Youth party nets 15 citations

June 18, 2014

Hood County Sheriff’s Office deputies who responded to a tip from an anonymous caller about an underage drinking party issued citations to 15 individuals for consumption of alcohol by a minor, Lieutenant Johnny Rose said.

The ages of those accused of drinking alcohol last Wednesday at a residence in the 1400 block of Blackhawk Circle in the Indian Harbor subdivision ranged from 16 to 19, Rose said.

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Felony Arrests

June 14, 2014

Five felony arrests were made between June 5 and June 11. Suspects were arrested here, but their alleged crimes may have occurred outside the county. They have not been convicted of the charges listed.

  • John Delbert Fowler, 50, North Lakeside Hills Court, Granbury, assault public servant.
  • Kevin Michael Gifford, 33, Terri Lee Lane, Granbury, assault family/house member impeded breathing.
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    Two men accused in choking incidents

    June 14, 2014

    A 31-year-old Hood County man was arrested on a felony charge after he head-butted and choked his girlfriend during a disturbance, Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Johnny Rose said.

    Kevin Michael Gifford, of the 4300 block of Terri Lee Lane in the Oak Hills subdivision, was charged with assault family violence impeding breathing, Rose said.

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    Report: Woman charged with leaving child in car

    June 14, 2014

    A 26-year-old Parker County woman is facing a felony charge after leaving a 2-year-old boy in her vehicle while she was in a local bar and grill, according to Granbury Police Department Deputy Chief Alan Hines.

    Kristen Elizabeth Gilchrist was booked on June 2 on a charge of abandon/endanger child with intent to return, Hines said.

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    Grand Jury Indictments

    June 14, 2014

    The Hood County June grand jury returned 26 indictments on Wednesday.

    They were:

  • Sara Dawn Barton, 27, Meandering Way, Granbury, possession of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, less than 1 gram.
  • Jamey Lee Bird, 44, Clay Street, Granbury, possession of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, less than 1 gram.
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    Man charged with kicking jailer

    June 11, 2014

    A 50-year-old Hood County man who was taken to Lake Granbury Medical Center (LGMC) after threatening suicide Wednesday evening, June 4 was arrested on a felony charge after he kicked a jailer, Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Johnny Rose said.

    John Delbert Fowler, of the 5500 block of North Lakeside Hills Court in the Lakeside Hills subdivision south of Granbury, “was making threats to end his life and was taken into custody to be evaluated by MHMR and was transported to LGMC to be medically cleared,” Rose stated.

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    Man gets 50 years in child sex abuse

    June 7, 2014

    A 56-year-old Hood County man who admitted to investigators that he repeatedly molested a child was sentenced on May 30 to 50 years in prison, District Attorney Rob Christian said.

    Jessie Lee Cooper, of the 6600 block of Christa Court in Rancho Brazos, pleaded guilty to sexual assault of a child in a plea bargain, Christian said.

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    Man, 43, facing child porn charges

    June 7, 2014

    A 43-year-old man was arrested May 28 on charges of child pornography after local officials received information from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (MCMEC), District Attorney Rob Christian said.

    The Hood County Crimes Against Children Task Force obtained a warrant and took Derek Michael Rogers into custody at his home in the 4300 block of North Chisholm Trail in Indian Harbor, Christian said.

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