Theft of property
Deputies were dispatched around noon to the 100 block of Portales Drive in Aledo in reference to a theft. The 49-year-old female complainant said two necklaces have come up missing from her home in the past two months. A known suspect was reported, and a report for theft of property was taken and forwarded to investigators.
Deputies were dispatched to the 100 block of Tanglewood Drive, Aledo, in reference to an assault. The 49-year-old female complainant said a family member had assaulted her, causing her pain. A report was taken.
Burglary of a building
A deputy was dispatched to the 200 block of John Street, Aledo, in reference to a burglary. The 34-year-old male complainant said $320 of tools had been taken from his garage without permission. A case was generated for burglary of a building. There are no known suspects, officials say.
Driving while intoxicated
A DPS trooper, interviewing Larry Tim Viehman in a local hospital after the 50-year-old Aledo resident’s vehicle allegedly hit a fence, later arrested him for driving while intoxicated, according to an affidavit filed the day of the arrest. Viehman, who underwent treatment for head injuries, according to the affidavit, told the trooper he had not reported the crash, which he said occurred at an unknown location as he was driving home after “a few beers” at a restaurant. Viehmann refused to provide a blood sample, according to the affidavit. He was handcuffed in the hospital parking lot after treatment and transported to the Parker County Jail, the affidavit states. Viehman was booked into the jail at 2:25 a.m. and released shortly before noon, according to the Parker County Jail website. Bond was set at $750.
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Christmas Tyme in Aledo rescheduled
Due to the wintry weather predicted for the area, Aledo city officials have decided to postpone Christmas Tyme in Aledo from Saturday, Dec. 7, to Saturday, Dec. 14. The event will be held from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. with most activities centered in the historic downtown area.
Aledo ISD playoff game cancelled
The Aledo Bearcat AAAA Divison II State Quarter Final football playoff game set for tonight, Thursday, Dec. 5, has been cancelled due to weather conditions.
All-district volleyball - Classes 5A-4A-3A
Parker County volleyball polished off another stellar district-play year in November. The counties’ schools netted two outright district titles, a district co-champion, a district runner-up and a playoff-qualifying third-place finisher.
Celebrity cutters lined up for Friday’s Careity benefit
For more than a decade now, one event has served as a big help for the Careity Foundation in terms of funds and donations.
The National Weather Service in Fort Worth has issued a winter storm warning for freezing rain and sleet across North and West Texas, including Parker County, for the period 6 p.m. Thursday through 6 p.m. Friday.
Bearcats to encounter Coyotes, wintry threat
Aledo vs. Wichita Falls High
Time: 6 p.m., Thursday
Site: Northwest ISD Stadium — 18501 Hwy 114, Justin
Type: Class 4A, Division II, Quarterfinal (Region I final)
Last year: Did not play
Aledo ISD football playoff game rescheduled
The Aledo ISD AAAA Divison II State Quarter Final Football Playoff game has been rescheduled to Thursday, Dec. 5, at 6 p.m.
Hancock runs in Thanksgiving Trot
Heart transplant recipient and teen Dylan Hancock, who will receive the proceeds from this year's Thanksgiving Trot for a new home, ran in the 1-mile event in the Aledo area on Thanksgiving Day alongside mentor and friend Rob Helms.
Parker County jail facility under discussion
Community Education Centers, the company Parker County contracts with to manage the Parker County Jail, has offered to build a work-release low-security jail facility for the county free of charge.
Parker County earthquake tally rises
Two more minor earthquakes rattled northeast Parker County Tuesday, Nov. 26, bringing the total number of earthquakes last month to 17.
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