Weatherford Democrat

September 4, 2013

POLICE BLOTTER: Traffic stop leads to meth arrests


Weatherford Democrat

— Following are some of the offenses investigated and reported by Weatherford police for the period 6 a.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Tuesday:

Meth arrests

A traffic stop early Saturday morning in the 400 block of East Sixth Street led to the reported arrests of two males, both 17, on charges of possessing methamphetamine.

Police said an officer stopped a 2006 Kia four-door for a defective tail light. The officer reportedly requested and obtained consent to search the car and allegedly found a pink, crystal-like substance that tested positive for methamphetamine.

Christopher Z. Guevara and Cordell M. Morgan were taken into custody and transported to the Parker County Jail, police said.



Vehicle burglary

A woman in the 300 block of West Spring Street on Saturday night reported her pickup truck was burglarized sometime between 10 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. that night. Someone reportedly was able to unlock the truck’s door through a vent window and removed multiple items including two shopping bags full of clothing, a multi-colored make-up bag, prescription medication, a flat iron, numerous items of cosmetics and two backpacks containing school supplies.

Parked vehicle hit

A woman in the 300 block of East Lee Avenue reported Friday morning her white pickup truck was struck while it was parked on the street.

The vehicle had scuff marks along the left side. The left side mirror had been knocked loose causing the disconnection of the electrical components of the mirror. The left front tire rim was bent, and the woman advised  the truck was driving like the tires were out of alignment. The damage was estimated at about $1,000.

Officer assaulted

Police about 6:22 p.m. Saturday were called to a residence in the 700 block of East Anderson Street regarding a disturbance.

Two officers were reportedly confronted there by an intoxicated female, and a third officer later arrived. The woman allegedly struck one of the officers in the face and was arrested. Lisa Peters, 45, was charged with intentionally causing bodily injury to a public servant and booked into Parker County Jail.

Minor driving while intoxicated

Police about 8:30 p.m. Saturday stopped a vehicle in the 1600 block of Fort Worth Highway that had been traveling with its headlights off.

The 16-year-old female driver reportedly told the officer she had been drinking and had no driver’s license. She was also found to be in unlawful possession of tobacco.

She was issued a citation for operating a motor vehicle in a public place while having a detectable amount of alcohol on her breath. She was also issued a citation for minor in possession of tobacco and no driver’s licene. She was released to her grandmother.



Teens consuming alcohol

Police were called at 11:15 p.m. Saturday to a residence in the 300 block of Lockwood Lane where a Department of Public Transportation trooper had confronted a group of people drinking alcohol in public.

Two juveniles, a male and a female, were issued citations for minor consuming alcohol and released to their parents, who were called to the scene. Four other teens, two males and two females, were arrested.



DWI again

Police about 10:18 p.m. Sunday were called concerning a reported reckless driver. Police were told the driver of the pickup was “all over the road” and had stopped in a business in the 1200 block of North Main Street.

The driver was leaving the business as an officer was arriving, who reported the vehicle fail to keep a single lane and then declined to stop for the officer’s emergency lights and siren.

The vehicle reportedly continued to travel north on FM Road 51 for approximately two miles before coming to a stop. The driver, Daniel Ahern, 55, of Weatherford, was taken into custody for driving while intoxicated, with three or more prior convictions, and for fleeing from a peace officer. Ahern was transported to Parker County Jail.

EMS assault

An emergency medical services technician said while treating a suspected drug overdose victim Thursday evening in the 700 block of East Anderson Street she was struck in the face by a 23-year-old female.

No arrest was reported in connection with the reported assault.



DWI with a child

On Friday evening at 8:27 p.m. an officer reportedly stopped a 2004 Silver BMW for failure to maintain a single lane of traffic.

The vehicle was stopped in the 1800 block of North Main Street. The driver was identified as David Taylor Scott, 39, of Burleson. The officer said a strong odor of alcohol was coming from Scott and, after a DWI investigation, Scott was taken into custody for driving while intoxicated with two passengers under the age of 15.

Scott was transported to Parker County Jail and his BMW was impounded. After 12 hours in jail, he was released on $7,500 bond, according to jail records.