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Felony Arrests

October 18, 2014

Nine felony arrests were made between Oct. 9 and Oct. 15. Suspects were arrested here. However, their alleged crimes may have occurred outside Hood County, local authorities said. They have not been convicted of the charges listed.

Those arrested are:

nRonnie Lynn Alexander, 25, Oak Meadow Street, Oak Trail Shores, Granbury, assault of family/house member, impeded breathing.

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Man charged with choking girlfriend

October 18, 2014

A Granbury man allegedly choked his 22-year-old girlfriend during an argument, according to Hood County Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Johnny Rose.

Ronnie Lynn Alexander, 25, of the 3900 block of Oak Meadow Drive, Granbury, was arrested Oct. 10 and charged with felony assault family violence choking, Rose said.

He was out of jail at press time.

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Grieving parents donate golf cart to county

October 18, 2014

The golf cart that was involved in a fatal accident last month in Pecan Plantation has been donated to the county.

At its regular meeting Tuesday, the Hood County Commissioners Court approved Sheriff Roger Deeds’ acceptance of the cart.

It will be used for excursions that are made daily between the Sheriff’s Office at the Law Enforcement Center and the county’s vehicle impound yard.

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County offices will have boxes for toy drive

October 18, 2014

The Commissioners Court this week granted permission to the board of Hood County Christmas for Children to place collection boxes in county offices.

This year’s drive will soon get under way in preparation for Distribution Day on Dec. 18.

Christmas for Children is a nonprofit organization that for almost a quarter of a century has provided holiday gifts for disadvantaged children in Hood County.

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Tolar church computer stolen

October 18, 2014

A laptop computer was stolen from Tolar Baptist Church youth/band room on Sunday, Oct. 5, between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. or Wednesday, Oct. 8 between 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

The stolen silver laptop is a Samsung, model 300ESC-AOC. Serial number is JAGW91SCB00446.

Anyone with information 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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Troopers up efforts to stop school bus lawbreakers

October 18, 2014

Hood County drivers should always abide by the school bus law, and next week drivers who don’t could be face-to-face fast with a DPS trooper.

They could also face a fine up to $1,250.

Next week is National School Bus Safety Week, and DPS troopers will be riding or following school buses in Hood County to catch motorists who violate the law.

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Business Briefs

October 18, 2014

BRAZOS BARBER SHOP GIVEN TEXAS TREASURE DESIGNATION

The Brazos Barber Shop has been named a Texas Treasure Business by the Texas Historical Commission. The award was announced by the Hood County Historical Commission.

The Texas Treasure award pays tribute to businesses that have provided employment opportunities and support to the state’s economy for 50 years or more.

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Lawman: Good Samaritan’s car stolen

October 11, 2014

A good Samaritan became a victim after allowing Tiffany Deshay Starr, 34, to spend the night after Starr had an argument with her boyfriend, according to Hood County Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Johnny Rose.

Starr, who lives in the 3000 block of Sycamore Court, Granbury, allegedly took the victim’s 2005 Lincoln Aviator during the night without consent in the 3600 block of Woodlake Drive, Rose said.

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Teacher released from hospital

October 11, 2014

Lindy Taylor, 33, of Fort Worth, who was airlifted from an accident scene on Highway 377 Monday morning, was released from Harris Hospital on Wednesday, according to Happy Hill Farms Principal Jennifer Jones.

Taylor teaches English at Happy Hill.

“She’s doing quite well,” Jones said. “It’s a miracle that she’s alive.

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Felony Arrests

October 11, 2014

Seven felony arrests were made between Oct 2. and Oct. 8.

Suspects were arrested here. However, their alleged crimes may have occurred outside Hood County, local authorities said.

They have not been convicted of the charges listed.

Those arrested are:

nShutana Dashay Bailey, 26, Mingus, possession of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, less than 1 gram.

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