Weatherford Democrat

February 18, 2014

POLICE BLOTTER: Woman taking walk gets ride to jail

Weatherford Democrat

Drug walk

A Weatherford police officer just before 11 p.m. Monday reportedly stopped a man and woman seen walking in the 400 block of Brazos Street. The officer said the woman, identified as Tiffany Stewart Clarke, 38, of Weatherford, was found in possession of methamphetamine, heroin and marijuana.

Clarke was arrested for manufacture and delivery of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance and possession of marijuana. She remained in Parker County Jail on Tuesday afternoon under bonds totaling $36,000.

Clarke has a string of arrests dating back to 2000 on charges including drug possession, assault and theft, according to jail records.

Traffic stop turned drug arrest

At 11:04 p.m. Friday, a Weatherford police officer reported stopping a vehicle in the 300 block of South Bowie Drive on a traffic violation. The driver was identified as Eulalio Rodriguez, 41, of Fort Worth, and was allegedly found in possession of a small amount of marijuana and cocaine along with paraphernalia.

Rodriguez was transported to Parker County Jail and booked in on charges of possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana and placed under a Immigration and Customs Enforcement hold. He remained in the jail on Tuesday afternoon, according to records.

Driving drunk and suspended

At 11:55 p.m. Friday, a Weatherford officer reported seeing a Ford SUV traveling northbound in the 1800 block of Bethel Drive failing to keep a single lane, then failing to stop at Bethel Road and Interstate 20. The vehicle was reportedly stopped and the driver,

Penelope Lackey Engel, 45, of Weatherford, was found to be driving with a suspended driver’s license and with a previous suspension for an alcohol-related offense, police said. She was also found to be operating a motor vehicle in a public place while intoxicated.

Engel was arrested and booked into Parker County Jail, where was released Saturday under bonds totaling $1,750 on a charge DWI and driving with a suspended license. Jail records showed Engel was arrested last June on a DWI charge.

Alcohol, drug and weapon arrests

Around 4 a.m. Saturday, a Weatherford police officer made a traffic stop in the 300 block of South Main Street involving a 1999 Mazda sedan. The driver was identified as Gustavo Monjaras, 23, of Weatherford, who was found to be driving while intoxicated, police said, and in possession of an amount of marijuana and a set of brass knuckles.

He was arrested along with his passengers,  Silverio Galindo, 22, and Nazario Rangel, 29, both of Weatherford, who were charged with public intoxication.

Monjaras was released Saturday afternoon after posting bonds totaling $2,750. Galindo and Rangel were also released Saturday after posting their respective bonds.

Residential theft

A woman and man on Sunday reported the theft of gold and silver jewelry, valued at $1,000, and a 9mm pistol, taken from a house they are moving into in the 1200 block of Cherokee Street.

Prescription fraud

Police were called to a store in the 1300 blcok of South Main Street Sunday evening in reference to a woman allegedly attempting to obtain narcotics using a false prescription. The woman was identified as Michele Stalbosky, 41, of Fort Worth. Stalbosky remained jailed Tuesday afternoon under bonds totaling $17,500.