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11 arrested in drug operation

March 21, 2014 by Randy Keck

From the Parker County Sheriff's Dept
Weatherford-Parker County Special Crimes Unit investigators arrested 11 people in connection with a drug distribution operation, following a five month-long undercover investigation.

The investigation stemmed from an anonymous tip of methamphetamine possession and use.
SCU investigators said large quantities of methamphetamine were being purchased and distributed in Western Lake Estates, and stretching from Tarrant County to Palo Pinto County.

SCU investigators said the suspects have been charged with engaging in organized criminal activity for the manufacturing and delivery of a controlled substance.

Five additional individuals are currently under investigation stemming from the same operation, with an outstanding warrant for Joseph Chester Sylvis, 31, of Aledo.
The suspects involved who have been charged in the investigation to date include:

• Delamar, Troy Dean, AKA Shaq, 47, of Fort Worth – Engaging in Organized Criminal Activity, Manufacture Delivery of a Controlled Substance. Delamar’s bond was set at $175,000. He is currently incarcerated at the Parker County Jail.

• Hardin, Robert “Bobby” Rene, 52, of Weatherford – Engaging in Organized Criminal Activity, Parole Warrant (no bond), Possession of a Controlled Substance, and two off bond warrants. Hardin’s bond for the additional charges was set at $42,260. He remains incarcerated at the Parker County Jail.

Man attacked in home

November 15, 2013 by Randy Keck

From the Parker County Sheriff's Dept

Parker County Sheriff’s Criminal Investigation Division is conducting a robbery investigation where a 57-year-old Weatherford man was beaten in his home.

Parker County Sheriff Larry Fowler said two male suspects knocked on the victim’s residence in the 200 block of Montgomery Lane around 11:20 p.m., Wednesday.

The victim reported to Sheriff’s deputies that he recognized one of the suspects as an acquaintance and allowed the men into his home. Once inside the residence, the suspects physically assaulted the homeowner, bound his hands and feet with duct tape and pulled his hair.

The victim managed to escape and ran to a nearby relative’s home. The relative dialed 9-1-1.

Sheriff’s deputies arrived on scene, finding the victim with numerous injuries. The victim also reported the suspects had taken a flat-screen television and two rifles from his residence after the assault.

Sheriff Fowler said investigators are diligently investigating the case, following up on leads and attempting to identify and locate the suspects involved.

The first suspect is described as 5’10” tall, weighing about 180 pounds, around 30 years old. Due to the need for medical attention, the victim was unable to give a description of the second suspect to deputies. The victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment. His condition is unknown at this time but his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

Woman wielding weapon arrested

October 21, 2013 by Randy Keck

From the Parker County Sheriff’s Office
Parker County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Weatherford woman after responding to a person with a weapon call early Monday morning, Oct. 21, 2013.

Parker County Sheriff Larry Fowler said deputies were called out to the 5200 block of Tin Top Road around 12:34 a.m., in reference to a female walking down the road carrying a weapon.

Sheriff’s deputies observed Donna Sue Ellis, 66, holding a .38 revolver, speaking of monsters.

When deputies repeatedly ordered Ellis to put down the handgun, she refused each time stating, “no.”

Sheriff’s reports state Ellis continued to approach deputies taking very small steps. Deputies reported Ellis pointed her weapon directly at them twice, demanding for them to allow her to pass.

Deputies reported Ellis continued to advance toward them and would not retreat or comply with their commands to put the weapon down. Deputies then deployed a taser on Ellis and retrieved the weapon, taking her into custody. LifeCare paramedics responded to the scene to medically assess Ellis.

Ellis was soon released from medical observations and arrested. She was booked into the Parker County Jail on charges of aggravated assault against a public servant with a deadly weapon. As of Monday afternoon, Ellis remained incarcerated. Her bond was set at $20,000.

Local woman arrested for theft

May 29, 2013 by Randy Keck

Parker County Sheriff’s deputies arrested the 2012 Christmas Grinch again earlier today, (Tuesday, May 28, 2013.)

Parker County Sheriff Larry Fowler said Dana Lanette Brock, 44, was booked into the Parker County Jail on charges of burglary of a habitation, after an Aledo homeowner reported a female entered the attached garage to his residence and stole a pressure washer and a gas-operated weed eater.

Deputies responded to the 100 block of Inglewood Drive in Aledo, around 7:30 a.m., where the homeowner showed them a video capturing a female suspect in the act at 1:17 a.m., earlier today.

The suspect was seen on camera entering garage without consent of the owners and removing the items.

Deputies recognized the suspect’s physical description matched Brock, who was arrested in December for theft of Christmas decorations from residences in the Aledo area.

Deputies relocated to 135 Rim Rock, where Brock was known to reside, to conduct an initial investigation.

Sheriff’s deputies made contact with Brock, who implicated herself in the theft. The stolen items were recovered at Brock’s residence.

The case is still currently under investigations. Brock remains incarcerated at the Parker County Jail as of Tuesday afternoon. Her bond has not been set.

Man arrested following incident with baseball bat

March 15, 2013 by Randy Keck

From the Parker County Sheriff's Dept
Parker County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Jameel Lee Major, 32, on Thursday following an incident in which he allegedly assaulted a woman and struck hers car with a baseball bat while her child was in the back seat.

Sheriff Larry Fowler said deputies responded to the incident in the 4700 block of Brazos Circle around 6 p.m., March 14, 2013.

The complainant reported the suspect struck her vehicle with a baseball bat while she and her child were inside the car. She reported Major physically assaulted her then “rammed” the rear of her vehicle with his car, stemming from an argument over money.

She also reported Major left the scene and as she attempted to leave with the 7-year-old female, he returned with a bat and repeatedly struck her vehicle, denting the hood and shattering the driver’s side rear window and rear windshield while she and her daughter were inside.

Sheriff’s reports indicate while Major struck the vehicle, shards of glass flew in the direction of the young girl who was occupying the back seat and witnessed the incident.

The complainant suffered minor injuries to her chest and toe. The child was not reported as injured.

Major was arrested without further incident. He was booked into the Parker County Jail on charges of abandoning/endangering a child, assault with bodily injury family violence and criminal mischief.

As of Friday morning, Majors remained incarcerated. His bond had not been set.

Springtown woman arrested following fatal shooting

March 9, 2013 by Randy Keck

Parker County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Roni Catherine Lisenbe, 33, of Springtown on Friday after a 911 call in which she reportedly said she had shot and killed her boyfriend.

Sheriff Larry Fowler said deputies were dispatched to the call around 10:30 p.m., Friday, March 8, in the 3500 block of West Highway 199 in Springtown.

Deputies arrived on scene and found Lisenbe sitting on the front porch and the victim was discovered on the bedroom floor of their residence.

Lisenbe was immediately taken into custody without further incident.

The Sheriff's Department said she told investigators a domestic dispute led to a physical altercation when Lisenbe retrieved a Glock 23 handgun and shot the victim in the abdomen.

He was transported to Harris Northwest Hospital in Azle, where medical staff pronounced him deceased.

The case is under investigation.

Lisenbe was booked into the Parker County Jail, where she remains incarcerated. As of Saturday afternoon, her bond had not been set.

The victim’s identity is not being released at this time.

Arrest made in 'Grinch' case

December 19, 2012 by Randy Keck

From the Parker County Sheriff's Office

Parker County Sheriff’s office Investigators positively identified Dana Brock, age 43, as the person responsible for stealing Christmas decorations from the Aledo area. She was arrested at her residence located in the 100 block of Rim Rock after the sheriff’s office received several tips regarding the person responsible for the thefts.

Sheriff’s Investigators were able to locate Brock at her home early Wednesday morning and were able to recover several of the stolen Christmas decorations. Brock implicated herself in the theft and a warrant for theft was issued for her. She was arrested and booked into the Parker County Jail pending arraignment. Investigators also recovered stolen property not related to these thefts. Sheriff Larry Fowler said “Going onto someone's property at 3 a.m. could have serious consequences and the outcome could be deadly.”

For more information on the thefts, see http://www.community-news.com/parker-county-sheriff/6046

Local Grinch sought

December 18, 2012 by Randy Keck

The Parker County Sheriff’s Office is seeking a person or persons stealing Christmas decorations in the Aledo area. Reports have been received from 300 block of West Gate; 200 block and 300 block of Howard Way; 200 block of Mocking Bird Ln; 100 block of Deer Creek Dr. Surveillance cameras caught at least one perpetrator in action. Any person who recognizes the suspect should contact Crime Stoppers (817-599-5555) or the Parker County Sheriff’s Office at 817-594-3213 or 800-233-3732.

Weatherford-based escapee apprehended

November 16, 2012 by Randy Keck

From the Parker County Sheriff's Office

Parker County Fugitive Unit members and U.S. Marshals enlisted the assistance of the Tarrant County Auto Theft Task Force in apprehending and arresting a Weatherford man who escaped from Wichita Falls in September.

Billy Clay Wade, 48, of Weatherford, was sent to North Texas State Hospital in Wichita Falls earlier this year, under orders from District Judge Trey Loftin, after a trial was held, naming Wade as a suspect in several Parker County felony cases.

Wade was sentenced to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for a 30-year sentence stemming from numerous offenses, and was released on parole in 2011.

Wade made his way to Parker County after his parole, where Parker County Sheriff’s investigators connected him to several residential burglary investigations, and other offenses, including a parole violation. Those offenses landed Wade to appear before Judge Loftin.

Officials reported Wade used a fire extinguisher to break a window at the hospital in order to escape Sept. 10, 2012.

FAST members and U.S. Marshals immediately initiated an investigation, leading them to Wade’s location in Fort Worth, where he assumed the name of a former class mate. Wade was found in possession of a Dodge truck, reported stolen out of Wichita County and a travel trailer reported stolen out of Callahan County.

Investigators said about $60,000 worth of stolen property was located inside the trailer, including a 60” TV, tools and electronics.

Gun incident lands man in jail

November 5, 2012 by Randy Keck

From the Parker County Sheriff's Dept

A Weatherford man is in custody following a weekend disturbance which stemmed into a person with a weapon call.

Parker County Sheriff Larry Fowler said deputies responded to the call in the 2100 block of Annetta Center Point Road just before 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012.

A male victim reported the suspect, later identified as Ricky Lee Newton, 53, ran his 21-year-old son off the road during a vehicle incident.

The father of the victim stated he went down the street to speak with the suspect about the incident and an argument ensued.

The father further reported Newton then pulled a handgun from his waistband and directed it toward him threatening to “kill” him, additionally pointing the weapon at his wife and son. The wife dialed 9-1-1.

The victims reported Newton additionally threatened to kill the wife and son if they did not “call off the police.”

The victims were able to flee the scene in their vehicle.

Newton was later arrested by deputies at his residence and booked into the jail at 8:35 p.m. Sunday.

Newton was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. As of Monday morning, he remained incarcerated. His bond has not been set.

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