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January 21, 2014

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Copper theft

A resident said he returned home to the 4800 block of  Midway Road, Weatherford, Thursday to find the copper had been cut from the electrical box attached to the electrical pole that provides electricity to his residence.

Home burglary

At 9:36 a.m. Thursday deputies were called to a residence in the 10700 block of FM Road 1886, Azle, where a woman said she returned home to find several things missing including a TV, twin bed, lawn mower and a dishwasher.

Vehicle burglary

On Saturday at 08:53 a.m., a deputy was sent to the Aledo Park and Ride located at 7300 East Interstate 20 in reference to a vehicle burglary. The victim said he had parked his vehicle there the previous night and returned to find his rear driver side passenger window broken out and a laptop computer, set of pool cues and a vehicle jack stolen at a reported loss of $350.

Domestic assault

A man was arrested Friday for allegedly assaulting his sister-in-law. Deputies were called about 1:50 p.m. to the 100 block of Paula Court, Granbury, and spoke to a 24-year-old woman who said her brother-in-law, James Wilson, 30, assaulted her. Wilson was arrested for Class A misdemeanor assault of a family member. He remained jailed Tuesday under $2,500, bond according to Parker County Jail records.

Trailer theft

Theft of a 16-foot flatbed trailer was reported Monday in the 1200 block of Robyn Drive, Aledo.

Theft arrest

At 9:50 a.m. Monday, deputies on patrol in the northeastern side of Parker County were dispatched to a reported burglary in progress in the 300 block of J.E. Woody, Springtown, where it was reported a man was removing railing from a porch and placing the property in a Dodge truck at the rear of the residence.

Scott Evan Kent, 41, of Springtown, was arrested and released from Parker County Jail on $1,000 bond for a charge of theft more than $50 and less than $500.

Theft report

Deputies were dispatched Monday morning to the 100 block of Oak Meadows Drive, Springtown, where a man stated his trailer and lawn mower were stolen.

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