Kids to remain in CPS care

Published Saturday, March 2, 2019
By Brian Knox

The four children removed from a Newark home after their parents were' charged with criminal negligence will remain in foster care for now, a Wise County judge ruled Wednesday.

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Garrett indicted

Published Saturday, March 2, 2019
By Brian Knox

A Bridgeport woman accused of embezzling more than a half-million dollars from the family of James Wood has been indicted on felony theft charges.

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Kids to remain in foster care

Published Wednesday, February 27, 2019
By Brian Knox

The four children removed from a Newark home after their parents were charged with criminal negligence will remain in foster care for now, a Wise County judge ruled Wednesday.

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4 arrested on drug charges

Published Wednesday, February 20, 2019
By Brian Knox

Valentine's Day left four people in Heartbreak Hotel, aka the Wise County Jail, following a drug investigation at a Decatur motel last Thursday.

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‘Just horrendous:’ Children found locked in dog kennel

‘Just horrendous:’ Children found locked in dog kennel

Published Saturday, February 16, 2019
By Brian Knox

Four children discovered living in what Sheriff Lane Akin described as "horrendous" conditions Tuesday near Newark were doing well in foster care later in the week.

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Carson given 50-year sentence

Published Saturday, February 16, 2019
By Brian Knox

A Henrietta man was sentenced to 50 years in prison Thursday a week after a Wise County jury found him guilty of a first degree felony drug possession offense.

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Fatal wreck leads to 8-year sentence

Published Wednesday, February 13, 2019
By Brian Knox

A Weatherford woman on Monday was sentenced to eight years in prison in a case stemming from a 2016 wrong-way wreck that killed two men.

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Woman given 8-year sentence for intoxication manslaughter

Published Monday, February 11, 2019
By Brian Knox

A Weatherford woman on Monday was sentenced to eight years in prison in a case stemming from a 2016 wrong-way wreck that killed two men.

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100-plus pounds of THC edibles seized

100-plus pounds of THC edibles seized

Published Saturday, February 9, 2019
By Brian Knox

A California woman was arrested this week for possession of the largest amount of THC Wise County Sheriff Lane Akin said he's ever seen.

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Drug conviction: Man found guilty of first degree felony offense

Published Saturday, February 9, 2019
By Brian Knox

A Wise County jury Wednesday morning found a Henrietta man arrested during a 2017 traffic stop in Rhome guilty of a first degree felony drug possession offense.

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Jury finds man guilty of first degree felony drug offense

Published Wednesday, February 6, 2019
By Brian Knox

A Wise County jury Wednesday morning found a Henrietta man arrested during a 2017 traffic stop in Rhome guilty of a first degree felony drug possession offense. Michael James Carson, 47, was convicted of possession of a controlled substance in penalty group 1 — gamma-hydroxybutyric acid — in an amount of 200 to 400 grams. The drug, commonly called GHB, is a depressant also commonly referred to as a date rape drug.

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Hightower arrested for sex crime

Published Saturday, February 2, 2019
By Brian Knox

A former Wise County sheriff's deputy who spent time in prison for crimes of a sexual nature has been arrested for solicitation of a minor.

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Traffic stops lead to drug arrests

Published Wednesday, January 30, 2019
By Brian Knox

A pair of traffic stops in Wise County by Department of Public Safety troopers last week led to the seizure of more than 100 pounds of marijuana.

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House search leads to arrests

Published Saturday, January 26, 2019
By Brian Knox

A search warrant served on a home in Decatur Tuesday resulted in two misdemeanor arrests.

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Brezina jailed for murder

Published Wednesday, January 23, 2019
By Brian Knox

A man suspected of murdering a Decatur woman two weeks ago was jailed this past weekend.

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Stabbing suspect located, arrested

Published Saturday, January 19, 2019
By Brian Knox

A man wanted in connection with a stabbing in far south Wise County Monday was arrested Tuesday and charged with felony assault.

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Officers search for stabbing suspect

Officers search for stabbing suspect

Published Wednesday, January 16, 2019
By Brian Knox and Austin Jackson

Officers from the Wise County Sheriff's Office are looking for a suspect involved in a stabbing Monday morning near Springtown.

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Woman dies after stabbing

Woman dies after stabbing

Published Saturday, January 12, 2019
By Richard Greene

A Decatur woman died Monday night after being stabbed by an estranged boyfriend at a tanning salon in the 1000 block of Business U.S. 380 in Decatur.

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Jury gets early exit; Man pleads to helping brother evade arrest but avoids felony conviction

Published Saturday, January 12, 2019
By Brian Knox

A Decatur man on trial for a third degree felony charge wound up pleading to a misdemeanor charge during his trial Wednesday in district court.

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Probation given in fatal wreck case

Published Saturday, January 12, 2019
By Brian Knox

A Decatur man who caused a fatal wreck near Cottondale in the summer of 2017 pleaded guilty this week to criminal negligent homicide.

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