Weatherford Democrat

Local News

August 30, 2012

Two arrested on child sexual assault charges

PARKER COUNTY — Editor’s note: The details in this story may be disturbing for some readers.

The Parker County Sheriff’s Office arrested two men during the past week on charges they sexually assaulted young girls.

Clint Dean Garrett, 30, of Springtown, was arrested Monday on a warrant for continuous sexual abuse of a child under 14 years old, a first degree felony, and, as of Wednesday, was being held in the Parker County Jail on $50,000 bond.  

Two girls, now 11 and 9 years old, told investigators on June 7 that Garrett, a relative, repeatedly sexually assaulted them over a period of several years, according to the arrest warrant affidavit filed with Precinct 2 Justice of Peace Kelly Green.

The oldest told investigators that she doesn’t remember the first time Garrett inappropriately touched her but that the last time was when she was 11 years old and he did so as she watched the Simpsons’ movie.

She also said she remembered an earlier incident at a house Garrett lived in during 2009 when she woke up after falling asleep on the couch and found Garrett naked. He began rubbing himself on and in her until she told him to stop, the girl reportedly said.  

On another occasion, he forced her to perform oral sex on him, threatening that he would rape her if she didn’t and it would hurt worse, she reportedly said during the interview.

The youngest reportedly told investigators that he “only did it sometimes” but that when he touched her private parts, “it made her feel gross and she does not like to remember it.”

Garrett denied the allegations and blamed them on the girls’ mother, according to the affidavit.

Jamie L. Ford, 28, of Springtown, was arrested Friday on two warrants for aggravated sexual assault of a child, a first degree felony, and, as of Wednesday, was being held on $100,000 bond.

On Aug. 16, a 9-year-old girl told investigators that Ford had sexually assaulted her sometime in June.

Ford reportedly told her to undress and lie on the bed so he could check her for “bumps and bruises.” However, he covered her face with a blanket and pillows and began fondling and assaulting her before raping her, according to the affidavit.

The girl told investigators she told him it hurt and he stopped for a short time before raping her again.

1
Text Only
Local News
  • Pair charged with assaulting kids

    Two Weatherford teens were arrested last week on charges of chasing down two bicycle-riding children in a car and assaulting them in a church parking lot, where the encounter was recorded.

    April 17, 2014

  • easter basket.jpg Easter egg hunt times, locations

    Following is information provided to the WD on four local Easter egg hunts and celebrations planned for Friday and Saturday:

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • 2014 ACSI High School District Art Show Winners.jpg Weatherford Christian announces ACSI Art Show winners

    April 17, 2014 2 Photos

  • Larue, Jeffrey.jpg Wanted sex offender found in Weatherford

    A sex offender reportedly sought by Hood County authorities after failing to register as required was found in a Weatherford hotel last week, police say, after exposing himself to an employee.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0415 loc WC choir.jpg WC choir presents the works of Eric Whitacre

     The Weatherford College Choir will showcase the music of composer Eric Whitacre on Tuesday, April 29. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Alkek Fine Arts Center. Doors open at 7 p.m., and the show is free.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Greenwood Horse Trials to begin May 2

    The annual Greenwood Farm, Inc. International Horse Trials kick off Friday, May 2.

     

    April 16, 2014

  • Bob Tallman Speaking at Chapel.jpg Tallman speaks at WCS chapel

    World renowned Rodeo Announcer Bob Tallman, better known as the “Voice of Professional Rodeo,” stopped by Weatherford Christian School’s elementary campus april 10 to speak to over 150 students in grades Pre-K through 6th at their bi-weekly chapel. 

    April 16, 2014 2 Photos

  • Hitting the trail for MS

    STEPHENVILLE – The Cowboy Capital MS Trail Ride is a fun-filled event dedicated to raising funds that support national research into the cause and cure for Multiple Sclerosis as well as provide programs to more than 9,000 people in the Lone Star Chapter area whose lives are touched by MS.

    April 16, 2014

  • 0416 loc WISD new HR director.jpg Chapman named WISD’s new Human Resources director

    Members of the Weatherford ISD Board of Trustees last week approved Monty Chapman as the district’s new executive director of Human Resources.

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • Accidental shooting reported

    Parker County deputies say a shooting that injured a man in the 8500 block of FM Road 1886 shortly after 5 p.m. Friday was reported to be accidental. 

    April 15, 2014

Must Read
Top News
House Ads
AP Video
Deadly Avalanche Sweeps Slopes of Mount Everest Police Arrest Suspect in Highway Shootings Drought Concerns May Hurt Lake Tourism Vermont Goat Meat Gives Refugees Taste of Home Calif. Investigators Re-construct Fatal Bus Cras Mayor Rob Ford Launches Re-election Campaign Appellate Court Hears Okla. Gay Marriage Case Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez Dead at 87 Beau Biden Plans 2016 Run for Del. Governor Chelsea Clinton Is Pregnant Horseless Carriage Introduced at NY Auto Show Obama Hopeful on Ukraine, Will Watch Russians Flamingo Frenzy Ahead of Zoo Construction Crew Criticized Over Handling of Ferry Disaster Agreement Reached to Calm Ukraine Tensions Raw: Pope Francis Performs Pre-easter Ritual Boston Bombing Survivors One Year Later Sister of Slain MIT Officer Reflects on Bombing