Wrong, Fictitious, Altered or Obscured License Plate
At about 6 p.m. deputies arrested 20-year-old Matthew Koldin Hissam, at 401 FM 1187 in Aledo, for the offense of wrong, fictitious, altered or obscured license plate. Deputies took possession of a fictitious registration sticker affixed to the front windshield of Hissam’s vehicle that was not registered to the vehicle Hissam was operating. Hissam’s vehicle was towed, and Hissam transported to the Parker County Jail.
Possession of a Controlled Substance
Shortly after 3 p.m. a deputy was dispatched to the 100 block of Meadow Lane, Aledo, in reference to suspicious persons. The deputy made contact with 19-year-old Blaine Edmond and 19-year-old Joshua Ward, who possessed a package of “Scentsi Star,” a synthetic cannabinoid. Both subjects were arrested for possession of a controlled substance in penalty group 2-A, and Ward was arrested for possession of a controlled substance in penalty group 3 and reports were filed for the offenses. Both subjects were transported to Parker County Jail.
At a little after 10 a.m. deputies responded to the 9200 block of McDaniel Road, Aledo, in reference to a theft. Deputies met with the 39-year-old complainant, who stated that an unknown suspect had taken copper wire from a cell tower belonging to AT&T.
A deputy met with a female complainant at the Parker County Sheriff’s Office in reference to harassment. The complainant, of Yates Circle, Aledo, said a known suspect has made repeated phone calls that the complainant finds annoying and harassing.
A deputy met with a male complainant at the Parker County Sheriff’s Office in reference to a theft. The complainant, who lives in the 300 block of McClendon Walker Road, Aledo, stated that an unknown suspect had taken his trailer. The case was forwarded to investigators.
About 7:30 a.m. deputies responded to the 9600 block of E. Bankhead, Aledo, in reference to a theft. Deputies met with the complainant, the project manager of McMahon Contracting, who stated that the previous evening between 5 p.m. and 7:30 a.m. an unknown suspect stole 1,550 gallons of red diesel. A case/investigation was generated.
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SPRINGTOWN – After finding that a breaker manufactured by a company with a history of issues contributed to a house fire Friday, Parker County Fire Marshal Shawn Scott is urging Parker County residents with Federal Pacific Electric Stab-Lok circuit breakers to call an electrician and get them checked for safety.
Candidates have filed for city, school board elections
Filings for May 10 city and school board elections are now complete. A summary follows:
On the Aledo ISD school board incumbents David Davis, in Place 6, and Hoyt Harris, in Place 7, have both filed for re-election, each drawing one or more opponents. Farida Goderya has filed for Place 6, opposite Davis, and Riley Morrison and Debra Rogers have filed for Place 7, opposite Harris.
East Parker County Calendar of Events
The East Parker County Chamber of Commerce will welcome retired USAF SMSGT Vernon M. Anderson, Jr., senior technical instructor, Bell Helicopter, Integrated Operations Engineering Support Technical Training Department, as the key note speaker for the March 12 luncheon.
The Sunny Side
WILLOW PARK – Peppered with anecdotes from his stellar baseball career, former Texas Rangers catcher Jim Sundberg gave witness to his Christian faith and told how it changed his life before a crowd of about 200 at the recent annual Trinity Christian Academy dinner and fundraiser.
Aledo ISD approves suicide prevention program
The Aledo School Board approved the LifeLines Suicide Prevention Program in February, lining up with a recommendation from the Student Health Advisory Council, which has spent a year reviewing choices.
Aledo ISD could save up to $2 million
Expecting to save close to $2 million, Aledo ISD trustees recently voted to let district staff pull the trigger on a bank-qualified refunding of some of the district’s outstanding bonds once market conditions are optimum.
Don't feed the deer!
HUDSON OAKS — The city council recently passed an ordinance banning the feeding of deer.
Parker County Sheriff's Report Feb. 27-March 2
Burglary of a vehicle
Deputies were dispatched to the 300 block of James Street in Aledo shortly after 6 p.m. regarding the burglary of a vehicle.
ASK A MASTER GARDENER: Is it too early to start a vegetable garden?
Considering our winter temperatures this year, that’s a good question. When it comes to a successful vegetable garden, timing is everything. The goal in Texas is to have most of your vegetable crops mature before the temperatures soar in mid-summer.
EXTENSION NEWS: Getting more zzzs could help you lose some lbs.
We spend about one-third of our lifetime sleeping. Sleep is important for learning and memory. Sleep also helps our immune system to resist illness and disease, increases response times in emergencies, improves our mood and feelings of wellness and gives us the energy we need to be more active and alert.
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