Back porch intrusion
Weatherford police investigated a report Tuesday in the 100 block of Wheeler Street where a subject entered a locked, screened-in back porch by cutting the screen. Damage to the screen and back door was placed at $700. Nothing was reported missing and the home was not entered. The incident reportedly occurred between 4 p.m. Jan. 23 and 6:30 a.m. Tuesday.
The theft of aluminum was reported Tuesday afternoon in the 200 block of Harcourt Street. The theft reportedly occurred between noon on Monday and 1 p.m. Tuesday.
The theft of about $200 worth of scrap aluminum wheels and car parts was reported Monday afternoon at a business near the 200 block of Industrial Street.
A woman in the 200 block of Mockingbird Lane on Tuesday reported the theft of $170, occurring between 2 p.m. Sunday and 10 a.m. Monday.
A woman in the 900 block of Charles Street reported a glass window, valued at $400, was damaged by someone using a pellet gun. The incident between 4 p.m. and 4:10 p.m. Tuesday.
He was hallucinating
Police Tuesday night were called to the 100 block of East Interstate 20 where Isaac Flores, 52, of Weatherford, claimed someone was trying to kill him, according to a report. Flores admitted to hallucinating due to drug use, the officer reported. Flores was taken into custody for making a false report and booked into Parker County Jail. He was released Wednesday afternoon after posting $2,500 bond, according to jail records.
Weatherford police responded to a possibly intoxicated driver report at 10:47 a.m. Monday in the 1200 block of Fort Worth Highway, stopping a westbound maroon 1999 Ford F-150 in the 100 block of Austin Ave. The driver, Ramon Gomez, 45, of Weatherford, reportedly told the officer he had consumed several beers the previous night and another during the morning. After a field sobriety test, Gomez was arrested on a charge of driving while intoxicated, second offense, and booked into Parker County Jail, where he was released Tuesday after posting $2,000 bond, according to jail records.
Back porch intrusion
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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.
Library plans week of events
The Weatherford Public Library is offering several events for kids and parents during this week’s spring break.
Women + Wealth + Wisdom set for March 25
MINERAL WELLS – Several area businesswomen are coming together to provide a program that’s unique to women. Presented by Corner Post Financial Planning, Women + Wealth + Women encourages women to take care of themselves and their finances.
Count of area homeless youth begins Monday
ACH Child and Family Services, Tarrant County Homeless Coalition, Crossroads Youth Ministries of Parker County and University of Texas-Arlington are conducting the first ever youth count in Tarrant and Parker counties for unaccompanied youth, ages 13-24, in unstable living arrangements (i.e., shelters, streets, couch surfing).
Area council, school board filings
Filings for school board and city council elections in May ended last Friday. Here are the filings for area city council seats open in May:
Chick Days: Raising happy, healthy chicks
For those thinking of raising chickens, those who have chickens and want to get the best eggs for the family or anyone who wants to learn more about chickens and tips on keeping them healthy, Walden Farm and Ranch Supply is hosting seminars on Saturday, March 15, at its Weatherford location, 2551 S. Main St., and Saturday, March 29, at the Millsap location, 201 Fairview Road, for Chick Days. Learn all about what’s best for your chickens and how that can result in delicious eggs.
POLICE BLOTTER: Stolen vehicle alert leads to pursuit, arrests
Police responded Friday evening around 5:23 p.m. to a report of a possible stolen vehicle located at a business in the 100 block of Interstate 20 West. An officer found the vehicle with two people inside. As the officer approached the car, it reportedly took off, beginning a high-speed pursuit.
WAA February artists of the month
The February meeting of the Weatherford Art Association featured an ‘alla prima’ (completed in one setting) painting session with guest artist Pamela Blaies, a Texas artist, who demonstrated her techniques using oils and a linen canvas to complete a small, still life painting in about an hour.
Quilting for comfort
On Feb. 20, the Quilter’s Guild of Parker County met to quilt quilts for the Comfort Quilt Program of the Guild.
Poolville math, science teams compete
The Poolville Junior High Math and Science Team competed in Wichita Falls, at City View Junior High, on Feb. 22. Twelve students attended the meet with about 200 other students. This was the first qualifying meet. Team members have two more chances to advance to the state competition.
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