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Flat-screen televisions stolen from residence

August 9, 2014

Two flat-screen TVs and a laptop computer were stolen from a residence in the 6000 block of Lake Granbury Trail in Lake Granbury Harbor on July 31.

The loss to the homeowner was about $1,400.

Anyone with information on the burglary is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 817-573-TIPS (8477) or go online to the Hood County Crime Stoppers website: 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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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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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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    Copper stolen from two businesses

    July 26, 2014

    Depriving someone of air-conditioning in this sweltering summer heat surely qualifies as a capital offense.

    Granbury police are investigating the rooftop theft of copper pipe that was part of the air-conditioning for Bealls and Staples in the 300 block of Highway 377 East.

    Both businesses had their air-conditioning systems back in working order by Thursday.

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