Weatherford Democrat

June 18, 2013

POLICE BLOTTER: Weatherford police log busy weekend of calls


Weatherford Democrat

— Following are investigations, offenses and calls for service reported by the Weatherford Police Department for the period 6 a.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Monday:



CRIMINAL MISCHIEF

Damage caused by an apparent attempted burglary attempt was reported at a business in the 200 block of Fort Worth Highway after an employee reported for work at 6:30 a.m. Friday. Damage was placed at $500.



PROPERTY THEFT

A resident in the 1200 block of West Ball Street reported Friday morning the theft of a Lincoln ACDC-220 welder, valued at $600.



THEFT

A woman who lives in the 1700 block of Martin Drive told police she let a homeless woman stay with her several days, but the guest left with some of the victim’s clothes, shoes, purses and a key to the residence. The items were valued $1,050.



EVADING ARREST

A 23-year-old man was arrested early Saturday morning after he allegedly ran from an officer.

A woman called police to the 1200 block of West Interstate 20 around 1 a.m. Saturday to check on a man she said was walking in the roadway. She told police she nearly struck him with her vehicle.

The arriving officer found the man, who reportedly threw down a beer he was holding and ran into an adjacent wooded area. After a search, he was reportedly found lying in a ditch.

Jacob T. Swink was arrested for evading arrest and detention, police said.



DWI ARREST

Cliffton J. Ross, 35, was arrested by Weatherford police around 6:30 p.m. Saturday on a charge of driving while intoxicated with a child under 15 years of age.

Police said an officer was dispatched to the 100 block of West Interstate 20 after a call from an off-duty officer reporting a 1996 maroon Chevrolet pickup truck was drifting from lane to lane without signaling and struck several curbs.

The off-duty officer followed the vehicle to a residence in the 1600 block of Remington Circle. The off-duty officer also advised he observed two small children in the truck with the driver.

The officer on duty arrived and reportedly saw Ross standing next to the truck and said Ross had “a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage on his breath and person.”

Ross was taken into custody on the charge.



POSSESSING POT

At 11:49 p.m. Saturday an officer reportedly made a traffic stop on a 2005 Chevrolet pick up truck for defective license plate light in the 2000 block  of Fort Worth Highway.

Two juveniles were in the vehicle, and the officer reportedly saw an open container of alcohol inside. Upon searching the vehicle the officer reported finding marijuana and two glass pipes inside. A 16-year-old male juvenile was detained for possession of marijuana less 2 ounces.



PUBLIC INTOXICATION

A man who was reportedly looking inside people’s garages Saturday afternoon in the 100 block of West Weatherford Street was arrested for public intoxication.

Christopher D. Morris, 26, was arrested for public intoxication, police said, adding he had at least three previous public intoxication convictions.



CRIMINAL MISCHIEF

Around 2:15 p.m. Sunday, a resident in the 100 block of Mockingbird Lane said the driver of an unknown vehicle apparently lost control, drove into his yard and struck a sandstone flower bed, then drove away, causing $2,500 damage.



CALLS FOR SERVICE

Here are some of the other calls for service reported by Weatherford police for the period 6 a.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Monday:

Friday

12:32 p.m., domestic disturbance, 200 block of West Bridge Street.

10:46 p.m., suspicious vehicle, 1400 block of Holland Drive.

10:52 p.m., suspicious vehicle, 1 600 block of Holland Drive.

Saturday

12:35 a.m., suspicious person, 1400 block of Holland Drive.

1:07 a.m., suspicious vehicle, 2200 block of Browder Lane.

1:55 a.m., suspicious person, 1200 block of South Main Street.

2:16 a.m., loud music, 400 block of Shannon Street.

8:20 a.m., domestic disturbance, 700 E. Anderson Street.

8:36 a.m., person with weapon, 200 block of Atwood Court.

12:57 p.m., domestic disturbance, 1800 block of Fort Worth Highway.

1:30 p.m., suspicious vehicle, 100 block of East Interstate 20.

10:40 p.m., disturbance, 100 block of West Lee Avenue.

11:44 p.m., suspicious vehicle, 100 block of Meadowview Drive.

Sunday

12:04 a.m., suspicious person, 1700 block of South Main Street.

12:08 a.m., disturbance, 1800 block of South Main Street.

12:29 a.m., suspicious vehicle, 200 Fort Worth Highway.

12:41 a.m., disturbance, 600 block of West Oak Street.

2:14 a.m., loud music, 400 block of West Bridge Street.

2:37 a.m., intoxicated driver, 1100 block of Fort Worth Highway.

3:35 a.m., suspicious vehicle, Beaumont Drive.

4:33 a.m., intoxicated person, 1000 block of North Main Street.

4:46 a.m., suspicious vehicle, 100 block of Santa Fe Drive.

7:52 a.m., fight, 400 block of East Fourth Street.

8:25 a.m., animal call, 700 block of North Oakridge Drive.

11:23 a.m., suspicious person, 100 block of Oakridge Drive.

3:57 p.m., disturbance, 100 block of Front Street.

8:25 p.m., disturbance, 1400 block of Madison Street.

10:40 p.m., harassment, 1100 block of South Rusk Street.

11:28 p.m., suspicious person, 200 block of East Oak Street.

Monday

1 a.m., suspicious person, 900 block of South Main Street.

1:47 a.m., disturbance, 1200 Franklin Street.

4:13 a.m., suspicious vehicle, 1400 block of Holland Lake Drive.