Weatherford Democrat

Front Page

February 26, 2014

Woman who shot at man is arrested

Separate assaults involving weapons result in one arrest

By CHRISTIN COYNE

A Parker County woman was arrested early Wednesday morning, accused of shooting in the direction of a man during an argument.

Parker County sheriff’s deputies say the bullet missed the man and went into a neighbor’s home.

Deputies were dispatched to a residence in the 100 block of Oak Crest Drive near Weatherford after receiving a report of a domestic disturbance at the residence.

A 63-year-old man reportedly told deputies that he stepped into a bedroom doorway to speak with 70-year-old Lana Jean Miller after getting in an argument with her when he saw she had a .38-caliber revolver in her hand.

“Victim said he pulled his head back out of the room just as he heard the gun discharge,” a

responding deputy wrote.

Deputies found a bullet hole in the back bedroom door and bullet holes showing the trajectory of a round into a neighbor’s house.

Miller was arrested on a second-degree felony charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and booked into the Parker County Jail, where bond was set at $20,000.

Two other aggravated assaults were reported in Weatherford Tuesday, as well.

Stetson Jaske, 21, was arrested on a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after, Weatherford police say, a 20-year-old woman reported Jaske assaulted her while exhibiting a deadly weapon late Tuesday night.

The woman also reported that Jaske damaged her property, causing damage of more than $400.

A 29-year-old man also reported to police that an unknown person threatened him with imminent bodily injury and used or displayed a weapon during the assault around 2 a.m. at a convenience store in the 1000 block of North Main Street.

Two witnesses also reported the same suspect may have intentionally damaged the door of the business’ ice maker, according to a Weatherford police report.

1
Text Only
Front Page
  • Parker County man killed in single-vehicle wreck

    A 60-year-old Parker County man was killed around 9:30 a.m. Tuesday in a one-vehicle crash in the 2100 block of FM Road 3325, also known as Farmer Road.

    April 15, 2014

  • 0415 one kidfish.jpg Catching some fun at KidFish

    “Is there anything better than spending time with your kids and teaching them the joys of fishing?” James Shaker, a lifetime Weatherford resident, asked Saturday. “I don’t think so.”

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • Fund set up for family after losing home

    Two streets down and hours after many members of the East Parker County community gathered April 5 to present a new home built with donations to a local family in need, another family in the West Oak subdivision lost their home to a fire and is now in need of support from the community. 

    April 15, 2014

  • County wins grant, approves road plan

    New funding to improve county roads and a new plan to rank them according to their need for repair moved forward hand-in-hand at Monday’s Parker County Commissioners’ Court meeting.

    April 15, 2014

  • IMG_6890.jpg WC’s new Allied Health Building nears completion

    Construction crews are in high swing as the completion date for Weatherford College’s new Don Allen Allied Health Building nears.

    April 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • IMG_6862.jpg Keeping alive the story of Mary Martin

    Mary Martin historian George Dansker gave a heartwarming lecture about the Weatherford-born Broadway actress many didn’t know during a fundraising dinner honoring her 100th birthday Thursday night.

    April 13, 2014 2 Photos

  • Assessing the needs

    For the last few weeks, Weatherford ISD has had some new faces on campuses as engineers and architects of Huckabee & Associates have busily been assessing district facility needs.

    April 12, 2014

  • AP: Ohio geologists link seismic activity to fracking

    State geologists in Ohio believe they have for the first time linked earthquake activity in the Utica shale to hydraulic fracturing, and the state says it is issuing new permit conditions in seismic-sensitive areas.

    April 11, 2014

  • One college district, one tuition rate

    Weatherford College trustees approved a tuition change that will impact area high school students taking dual-credit courses.

    April 11, 2014

  • Cyclists Robbins.jpg Road Rash a name, not a goal for cycling club

    The condition commonly known as road rash, defined by Merriam-Webster as a skin abrasion that usually involves sliding on a hard, rough surface, has zero appeal.

    April 11, 2014 1 Photo

Must Read
Top News
House Ads
AP Video
Tributes Mark Boston Bombing Anniversary Raw: Kan. Shooting Suspect Faces Judge US Supports Ukraine's Efforts to Calm Tensions Suspect in Kansas Shootings Faces Murder Charges Ukraine: Military Recaptures Eastern Airport Raw: Storm Topples RVs Near Miss. Gulf Coast NASA Showcases Lunar Eclipse Pistorius Cries During Final Cross-Examination The Boston Marathon Bombing: One Year Later Michael Phelps Set to Come Out of Retirement First Women Move to Army Platoon Artillery Jobs Sex Offenders Charged in Serial Killings Police: Woman Stored Dead Babies in Garage OC Serial Murder Suspects May Have More Victims Family: 2 Shot in Head at Kan. Jewish Center Raw: Horse Jumping Inspires 'Bunny Hop' After Attack, Officials Kill 5 Bears in Florida Popular Science Honors Year's Top Inventions ND Oil Boom Attracting Drug Traffickers
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Stocks