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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Pair charged with prescription drug fraud
A man and woman from the Dallas area were arrested last week on charges they were attempting to obtain drugs by presenting false prescriptions at Parker County pharmacies.
Weeping girl’s 911 call leads to man’s arrest
ALEDO – An Aledo man is being held in the Parker County Jail without bond on charges of indecency with a child by sexual contact after a weeping 10-year-old child called to report an alleged fondling incident.
Bearcats headed to title game
MIDLOTHIAN — At game time on Saturday, the cloudy skies gave way to bright sunshine for the Class 4A, Division II semifinal, as the Aledo Bearcats took the field against the Ennis Lions at Midlothian ISD’s Multi-purpose facility. But the wind out of the north negated any semblance of nice weather, keeping the flags at the south end of the stadium at attention for the entire contest.
'Aledo Grinch' gets 70 years
The woman known as the “Aledo Grinch” after being charged with stealing Christmas decorations in the Aledo area last year was sentenced to 70 years in prison by a Parker County jury Friday after being found guilty of a subsequent burglary.
Aledo choirs to perform Dec. 17
The Aledo Middle School and the Aledo High School will have their annual Christmas Concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17, in the Aledo High School Auditorium.
Aledo City Council to meet Dec. 19
The Aledo City Council will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19, at the Aledo Community Center, 104 Robinson Court.
Aledo businesses gather for 'Rise & Dine'
Aledo city staff met with a handful of business owners Dec. 3 for the second “Rise & Dine” breakfast with Mayor Kit Marshall.
Watson talks up Weatherford-ESD consolidation
Annetta North councilman Rob Watson read a report at the Dec. 10 Annetta North council meeting championing the effects of the recent consolidation of the Weatherford Fire Department and Emergency Services District No. 3.
Commissioners move toward road grant, new website and new policies
Parker County commissioners agreed to pay an Austin firm to pursue a TxDOT grant, authorized Judge Mark Riley to set standards for a new website and organized committees to examine county policies in a short meeting last week delayed by icy weather.
Items needed for Center of Hope Christmas food baskets
For 10 years, Center of Hope’s Christmas Food Basket program has directly impacted thousands of needy families in Parker County.
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