Wrong, Fictitious, Altered or Obscured License Plate
At about 6 p.m. deputies arrested 20-year-old Matthew Koldin Hissam, at 401 FM 1187 in Aledo, for the offense of wrong, fictitious, altered or obscured license plate. Deputies took possession of a fictitious registration sticker affixed to the front windshield of Hissam’s vehicle that was not registered to the vehicle Hissam was operating. Hissam’s vehicle was towed, and Hissam transported to the Parker County Jail.
Possession of a Controlled Substance
Shortly after 3 p.m. a deputy was dispatched to the 100 block of Meadow Lane, Aledo, in reference to suspicious persons. The deputy made contact with 19-year-old Blaine Edmond and 19-year-old Joshua Ward, who possessed a package of “Scentsi Star,” a synthetic cannabinoid. Both subjects were arrested for possession of a controlled substance in penalty group 2-A, and Ward was arrested for possession of a controlled substance in penalty group 3 and reports were filed for the offenses. Both subjects were transported to Parker County Jail.
At a little after 10 a.m. deputies responded to the 9200 block of McDaniel Road, Aledo, in reference to a theft. Deputies met with the 39-year-old complainant, who stated that an unknown suspect had taken copper wire from a cell tower belonging to AT&T.
A deputy met with a female complainant at the Parker County Sheriff’s Office in reference to harassment. The complainant, of Yates Circle, Aledo, said a known suspect has made repeated phone calls that the complainant finds annoying and harassing.
A deputy met with a male complainant at the Parker County Sheriff’s Office in reference to a theft. The complainant, who lives in the 300 block of McClendon Walker Road, Aledo, stated that an unknown suspect had taken his trailer. The case was forwarded to investigators.
About 7:30 a.m. deputies responded to the 9600 block of E. Bankhead, Aledo, in reference to a theft. Deputies met with the complainant, the project manager of McMahon Contracting, who stated that the previous evening between 5 p.m. and 7:30 a.m. an unknown suspect stole 1,550 gallons of red diesel. A case/investigation was generated.
- Aledo ExtrA
Watkins resigns from Place 4; Hiebert appointed
Aledo City Councilman Randy Watkins has resigned after moving out of the city limits.
City to celebrate 50th anniversary Saturday
Martha Daugherty Beckman, daughter of the City of Aledo’s first mayor, will be on hand to help the city celebrate 50 years of incorporation this Saturday, May 18, during a program beginning at 10 a.m. at the Aledo Community Center, 104 Robinson Court.
Back then: Aledo long-timer Freddy Detherage
Freddy Detherage has spent a lifetime in the Aledo area.
Back then: Aledo long-timer W. H. "Dub" Bearden
W. H. “Dub” Bearden, 83, knows a thing or two about Aledo.
Aledo Superintendent receives fond farewell
Family members, educators and many other well-wishers turned out to honor retiring Aledo ISD Superintendent Dan Manning Thursday afternoon at a reception held in the Daniel Ninth Grade Center.
Clay named top teacher
Vandagriff Elementary third grade teacher Catharine Clay was named “Teacher of the Year” during the Marva Collins Teaching Excellence Awards ceremony honoring Aledo ISD employees May 6 in the Aledo High School auditorium.
Vandagriff Elementary student teaches at Texas Wesleyan University
An Aledo ISD Vandagriff Elementary third-grader, 10-year-old Colby Tiberg, was a guest speaker in Professor Jackie Gaffner’s education class at Texas Wesleyan University recently.
He will also be featured in an upcoming issue of People magazine.
Man accused of burying his burned million-dollar home
Accused of dumping the burned debris of his million-dollar home in a large pit on his property, a Cresson-area man was arrested recently on an illegal dumping charge five months after the home burned.
Crown Valley opens as public golf course
Crown Valley Golf Club, which has been closed since former owners filed for bankruptcy in 2011, is now open to the public Fridays through Sundays, according to golf pro Brett Beaty.
Aledo High School ranked in top 5 percent
According to U.S. News & World Report, Aledo High School is once again ranked in the top 5 percent of public high schools in Texas with a ranking of 105 out of 1,870 schools.
- More Aledo ExtrA Headlines
- Watkins resigns from Place 4; Hiebert appointed