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January 8, 2014

Police, sheriff's reports

Following are some of the reports recently filed by Weatherford Police Department and Parker County Sheriff’s Office:

Criminal mischief

On Monday, a Weatherford police officer was dispatched to the 1400 block of Fort Worth Highway in reference to damage done to the windshields of three vans. The damage too place sometime between Dec. 20 and Monday morning. Damage was placed at between $500 and $1,500.

Child endangerment

Weatherford police were called at 11:07 a.m. Tuesday to the 2000 block of East Bankhead Drive concerning a vehicle with two young children left inside. The driver of the vehicle was later located and identified as Juan Ferrer. Ferrer, 34, of Weatherford, was arrested and charged with abandoning/endangering child with intent to return. He remained jailed Wednesday under $7,500 bond.

ID theft

A man in Juneau, Alaska, told Weatherford police someone used his name and Social Security number to open a credit card account. The man stated the account was opened in July 2011 and the address used was in Weatherford. Police said a report was filed.

Suspects on the rum

Weatherford police were told two white males entered a store in the 2100 block of Tin Top Road around 11 a.m. Monday, leaving with an unpaid bottle of rum concealed by one of the suspects.

Assault

Parker County sheriff’s deputies were dispatched Monday at 5:21 p.m. to a restaurant in the 1100 block of FM Road 1189 in reference to an assault. There a 20-year-old man said he was assaulted by a known suspect while attempting to get him to leave the property. The altercation left the victim with a swollen cheek bone and a cut to the left side of his face. An assault report was filed, officials said.

Batteries stolen

On Monday a deputy was dispatched to the 9000 block of East Bankhead Highway where it was determined that batteries were stolen off a truck.

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