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Felony Arrests

July 5, 2014

Six felony arrests were made between June 26 and July 2. Suspects were arrested here, but their alleged crimes may have occurred outside the county. They have not been convicted of the charges listed.

  • Scott Patrick Cotton, 43, Sandy Beach, Granbury, manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, more than 1 gram/less than 4 grams.
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    Sheriff: Man uses pole to hit son

    July 2, 2014

    A who used a metal pole to strike his son in the back of the head Sunday is in custody, Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Johnny Rose said.

    Ramiro Valle Hernandez, 36, of the 800 block of Sunset Acres Court in the Sunset Acres subdivision, was arrested by Sheriff’s Office deputies and remained in the Hood County Jail on $45,000 bond as of press time, according to Rose.

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    Constable admits guilt in document tampering

    June 25, 2014

    Facing a six-count indictment that included felony charges, Constable Joe Lee on Monday traded his office and peace officer license for freedom and a chance at a clean record.

    The Precinct 1 constable pleaded guilty to a single Class A misdemeanor charge of tampering with a government document.

    The charges were tied to county expenditures.

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    Man charged in felony forgery case

    June 21, 2014

    A man was arrested and charged with forgery to defraud or harm an elderly person, Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Johnny Rose said.

    Thomas Lynn Scrimshire, 57, was taken into custody Tuesday by Parker County law enforcement officers in Azle on the Hood County felony warrant, Rose said.

    Scrimshire at one time lived in Hood County but recently listed a post office address in Boyd.

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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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