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Sheriff’s Office: Suspect tried to steal church air conditioner

August 9, 2014

Jessie Frank Diaz, 27, of Lake View Drive in Granbury, was pulled over by Department of Public Safety troopers at Highway 4 and Loop 567 Wednesday around midnight.

He was arrested for an outstanding warrant from the Hood County Sheriff’s Office, according to Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Johnny Rose.

The charge, felony criminal mischief, stems from Diaz trying to steal an outside air conditioning unit from a church at the 2800 block of Lipan Highway on July 28, Rose said.

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Cash stolen from office

August 6, 2014

Sometime between June 10 and June 12 the office of the Whippoorwill Bay Homeowner’s Association at 207 Skylark Dr. was burglarized.

Cash was stolen from the office.

Anyone with information on this crime is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 817-573-TIPS (8477) or go online to the Hood County Crime Stoppers website at hoodcountycrimestoppers.com to submit a tip online.

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Sheriff: Narcotics Unit makes $11,300 meth bust

August 6, 2014

A man was arrested Saturday and charged with felony manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance, according to Lieutenant Johnny Rose of the Hood County Sheriff’s Office.

Keith David Morrow, 44, of the 3500 block of Woodlake Drive off Tin Top Highway, was arrested by the Hood County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit Saturday afternoon.

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Robbery suspect now in local jail

August 2, 2014

The suspect in a March 20 robbery at a Granbury convenience store was transferred last week to the Hood County Jail.

Clint Cody Morton, 23, of the 900 block of Indian Creek Drive in Comanche Harbor, has been in the Tarrant County Jail on a separate robbery charge out of Benbrook, according to Hood County Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Johnny Rose.

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Suspect search

August 2, 2014
Suspect search

This bloodhound, handled by Sheriff’s Office deputy Mel Boschwitz, was used Thursday morning south of Acton in the hunt for one of two male suspects in the theft of a set of jet skis. One suspect, Bryan Stafford, 47, of Granbury, was arrested when deputies stopped a vehicle on Gee Road.

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Man no-billed in Granbury fatality

August 2, 2014

The Hood County July grand jury returned a no-bill in the case of a driver of a pickup that collided with a car driven by a Acton-area woman who died two weeks later.

Marcille Manley Booth, 87, died on April 1 in the ICU at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth from complications of her injuries.

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Felony arrests

August 2, 2014

Twelve felony arrests were made between July 24 and July 30.

Suspects were arrested here.

However, their alleged crimes may have occurred outside Hood County. They have not been convicted of the charges listed.

Those arrested are:

  • Benjamin John Hope Cason, 24, Whippoorwill Drive, Granbury, continuous assault against the family.
  • Brittney Ann Davis, 25, Dallas, compelling prostitution by force/threat.
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    Thieves strike Cresson; copper stolen from city

    August 2, 2014

    Cooper wire continues to be a popular item with thieves.

    One of the latest instances occurred last weekend when the city of Cresson suffered equipment losses and damages worth $40,000.

    Cresson Mayor Bob Cornett said the incident, which also affected a cell phone tower base within the same fenced-in work yard next to City Hall, appeared to have been executed by skilled thieves.

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    Sheriff: Four arrested at underage party

    August 2, 2014

    Two men and two women were arrested Sunday in Indian Harbor as an underage alcohol party was winding down, Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Johnny Rose said.

    The four, ages 18 to 20, were arrested in the 4200 block of Cortez Court.

    They were charged with a misdemeanor count, minor in consumption of alcohol.

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    Theft of watercraft is Crime of Week

    July 26, 2014

    The theft of two personal watercraft and a trailer is this week’s Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week.

    Sometime between May 23 and May 30, someone made entry into private property in the 4000 block of Rhea Road east of Granbury and stole a Yamaha FX Cruiser 7725 WaveRunner along with a Sea-Doo RXT-X 13760.

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