The following individuals who list addresses in the Azle and/or Springtown areas were arrested by various law enforcement agencies and booked into the Tarrant and Parker County jails during the week of Feb. 13.-Feb. 19.
Tarrant County felonies
Crystal Ann Hall, 36, of Azle, was arrested Feb. 19 by Tarrant County Sheriff’s deputies and charged with unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon, a third-degree felony and illegal dumping, a Class B misdemeanor. She remained in jail as of press time in lieu of $2,500 bond.
Jeremiah Gregory Langen, 27, of Azle was arrested Feb. 19 by Haltom City Police officers and charged with assault causing bodily injury of a family member, second or more within 12 months, a third-degree felony; assault causing bodily injury of a family member, a Class A misdemeanor; resisting arrest, search, or transport, a Class A misdemeanor; and criminal mischief valued $100-$750.… Read the rest
Azle youth to compete in F4 U.S. ChampionshipAn Azle teen who’s been racing karts since he was 8 years old is graduating to race cars.
Lawson Nagel, a 15-year-old freshman at Azle High School, has signed with Miller Vinatieri Leguizamón Motorsports (MVL Motorsports) to do a full season of the F4 United States Championship Powered by Honda.
The series, designed just for drivers like Nagel who are coming up from karting or quarter midgets, is sanctioned by Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) Pro Racing and certified by the International Automobile Federation, which organizes the Formula 1 World Championship.… Read the rest
Begun as an business directory in 1947, Try Azle First expanded into a newspaperby Mark K. Campbell
Breaking news: Newspapers are different than they used to be.
A few copies of a locally produced publication – Try Azle First – are chock-full of journalistic nostalgia.
Parts of the first edition about the size and width of a paperback book but with far fewer pages are dated November 1947.… Read the rest
After considering evidence presented by the Tarrant County District Attorney, the grand jury found in the following criminal cases that there was enough evidence to formally charge these defendants:
• Adrian Rodriguez, 32, of Azle, was indicted Feb. 3 on a charge of theft of a firearm, a state jail felony.
• Aaron Christopher Thomas, 40, of Azle, was indicted Feb. 3 on a charge of theft of property valued less than $2,500, with two or more previous convictions, a third-degree felony.… Read the rest
The following individuals who list addresses in the Azle and/or Springtown areas were arrested by various law enforcement agencies and booked into the Tarrant and Parker County jails during Feb. 2.-Feb. 12.
Parker County felonies
Troy Allen Cooksey, Jr., 19, of Springtown, was arrested Feb. 7 and charged with burglary of a habitation, a second-degree felony. He remained in jail as of press time in lieu of $20,000 bond.
John Phillip Hughes, 38, of Azle, was arrested Feb. 8 by Parker County Sheriff’s deputies and charged with burglary of a building, a state jail felony. He was also the subject of a Texas Department of Criminal Justice detainer.… Read the rest
This is my wish for you: Comfort on difficult days, smiles when sadness intrudes, rainbows to follow the clouds, laughter to kiss your lips, sunsets to warm your heart, hugs when spirits sag, beauty for your eyes to see, friendships to brighten your being, faith so that you can believe, confidence for when you doubt, courage to know yourself, patience to accept the truth, Love to complete your life.
Ralph Waldo Emerson… Read the rest
BY CHRISTINA DERR
A total of 394 people were booked into the Parker County jail during the first month of 2017.
They were taken into custody for a variety of reasons and by several area agencies.
Of the 394 individuals taken into custody, the vast majority were arrested by deputies with the Parker County Sheriff’s office (PCSO).
The PCSO Special Crimes Unit made two arrests, and other Parker County deputies added 224 more.
Weatherford Police officers were the next most common agency booking alleged criminals into the jail at 89 arrests.
Springtown Police officers and Texas Department of Public Safety tied for the third most arrests at two dozen each.… Read the rest
BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN
A Parker County grand jury handed down 22 indictments when it met Dec. 30, another 20 on Jan. 12, and a single indictment on Jan. 19.
The grand jury considered evidence related to criminal cases presented by the Parker County District Attorney’s Office.
Among the 20 indicted on Dec. 30 were a Reno woman, three men from Springtown and two from Azle.
Two more Springtown men were later indicted – one on Jan. 12 and the other Jan. 19.
• Misty Dawn Lindley, 34, of Reno, was indicted Dec. 30 on a charge of injury to a child, elderly or disabled person, a third-degree felony.… Read the rest
The following individuals who list addresses in the Azle and/or Springtown areas were arrested by various law enforcement agencies and booked into the Tarrant and Parker County jails during the week of Jan. 30.-Feb. 5.
Tarrant County felonies
Mason Rene Turner, 22, of Azle, was arrested Feb. 2 by Tarrant County Sheriff’s deputies and charged with possession of a controlled substance, penalty group 1, less than one gram in a drug-free zone, a third-degree felony. He remained in jail as of press time with no bond set.
Michael Leo Moore, 45, of Azle, was arrested Feb. 4 by Tarrant County Sheriff’s deputies and charged with theft of a firearm, a state jail felony.… Read the rest
Department assesses Texans’ risk for terrorism, disease, natural disasters, and other threatsBY CHRISTINA DERR
A recently released report by the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) shows that Texans are at risk of being victimized by a number of natural and man-made disasters.
The report, the 2017 Texas Public Safety Threat Overview, was released to the public by DPS in early January.
Compiled using data from 2015 and the perspectives of multiple state and federal law enforcement agencies, the report said the threat level of terrorism in Texas is elevated.… Read the rest