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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Murder trial rescheduled for May

Published Wednesday, January 9, 2019
By Brian Knox

A teenager facing a murder charge has a new trial date for later this spring.

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Suspect arrested in shooting

Published Saturday, January 5, 2019
By Brian Knox

An Arlington man was arrested last weekend for attempted murder in connection with a shooting in Newark nearly three weeks ago.

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Little linked to more murders

Little linked to more murders

Published Wednesday, December 26, 2018
By Brian Knox

A convicted serial killer was back in Wise County recently as he continued to cooperate with law enforcement agencies across the country on a number of unsolved murder cases.

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Russell indicted for arson

Published Wednesday, December 26, 2018
By Brian Knox

Two Wise County men were indicted on separate arson-related charges by a Wise County grand jury Dec. 18.

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Little pleads guilty to Ector County murder

Published Saturday, December 15, 2018
By Brian Knox

A convicted murder and suspected serial killer who was held in the Wise County Jail for two months pleaded guilty Thursday to the 1994 Ector County murder of 38-year-old Denise Christie Brothers.

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Fake bills surface at local stores

Published Saturday, December 8, 2018
By Brian Knox

The Wise County Sheriff's Office is investigating a string of incidents where counterfeit money is being used at local stores.

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‘Because I could;’ Garrett charged with embezzlement from Wood family

Published Saturday, November 24, 2018
By Brian Knox

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

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Slow roll: 2-hour pursuit ends with felony arrest

Published Saturday, November 24, 2018
By Brian Knox

A Decatur man was charged with two felony offenses after leading officers on a two-hour vehicle pursuit up and down U.S. 81/287 late Monday night.

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Woman indicted for murder

Published Saturday, November 24, 2018
By Brian Knox

A Rhome woman has been indicted for the murder of her ex-husband.

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Two arrested on drug charges

Published Saturday, November 24, 2018
By Richard Greene

A suspicious person call in the Sonic parking lot in Boyd after hours Monday led to the arrest of two people on drug charges.

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Garrett charged with embezzling from Wood family

Published Wednesday, November 21, 2018
By Brian Knox

A Bridgeport woman has been arrested on theft charges, accused of embezzling more than a half-million dollars from the family of James Wood. Robin Anne Garrett, 46, is charged with theft greater than $300,000, a first degree felony; theft $150,000 to $300,000, a second degree felony; and theft $2,500 to $30,000 enhanced, a third degree felony.

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County assists with cold case murders

Published Saturday, November 17, 2018
By Brian Knox

The Wise County Sheriff's Office has assisted numerous criminal investigation agencies throughout the country recently by housing a suspected serial killer at the jail.

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Jury finds man guilty of misdemeanor assault

Published Saturday, November 17, 2018
By Brian Knox

An Alvord man facing prison time for a felony assault charge was instead found guilty of a misdemeanor charge by a Wise County jury Wednesday.

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Man arrested for arson, assault

Published Saturday, October 26, 2018
By Brian Knox

A Bridgeport man was arrested after officers said he assaulted his grandmother and tried to set her home on fire earlier this week.

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Teen arrested for school threat

Published Wednesday, October 24, 2018
By Kristen Tribe

A 15-year-old female student was arrested Monday morning at Decatur High School after posting a threat on Facebook.

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