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February 26, 2013

Capital murder alleged in pickaxe slaying

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Camfield remains in the Parker County Jail with bond set at $1 million, according to jail records. 

He has been appointed an attorney, Jack Stoffregen, through the Regional Public Defender for Capital Cases program, court records show. 

If convicted of capital murder, Camfield would face the death penalty or life imprisonment without parole. 

Assault on a police officer

Cody Scott Sherwood, 22, was indicted by a Parker County grand jury on a charge of aggravated assault of a public servant involving a Jan. 26 dragging of a Springtown police officer. 

Officer Brad Sauls was dispatched to the 600 block of East 6th Street regarding a domestic disturbance between Sherwood and his father. 

When Sauls arrived, Sherwood was found in a vehicle trying to leave, according to Springtown Police Lt. Curtis Stone. When the officer attempted to open the vehicle door, Sherwood “gassed it” and took off, dragging the officer a short distance before he was able to get free, Stone said.

Sherwood then reportedly drove away.

The officer had some minor injuries, Stone said.

Witness tampering

A woman accused of coersing a child witness in a child abuse case was indicted by a Parker County grand jury on two counts of tampering with a witness. 

Charmin Taree Wilson, 30, of Parker County, removed the witness from the home where CPS placed the child after the alleged abuse was reported, punished the child for talking with authorities and abruptly moved the witness to Louisiana, court records allege.

Roy Villarreal, 24, of Weatherford, was arrested in August on a charge of indecency with a child by sexual contact after, Weatherford police claim, he molested a child who was under 10 years old on multiple occasions.

After CPS contacted Wilson in October about comments made by the child to school employees, Wilson reportedly told Villarreal she punished the child for talking, the investigator states. 

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