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Weatherford Police Make Arrests in Robbery

February 8, 2011 by Anonymous

Weatherford Police Make Arrests in Robbery: POLICE DEPARTMENT (817) 598-4310 www.ci.weatherford.tx.us Media Release 02/05/2011 Weatherford Police Make Arrests in SuperSave Robbery On Friday, 02/04/2011, shortly after 11:00pm, Weatherford Police Officers were dispatched to an aggravated robbery at SuperSave, located at 102 College Park Dr. The information that was reported was that a tall, white male in his late 20’s or early 30’s wearing dark pants and a long, dark jacket had entered the store with an unknown type rifle and took an undetermined amount of cash. The suspect was then seen leaving on foot south from the store’s location. An officer in the area located a suspicious vehicle, described as a silver passenger car occupied by two individuals, leaving a parking lot just south of the SuperSave store just minutes after the aggravated robbery. The officer observed the suspicious vehicle leave north on S Main St. The same suspicious vehicle, now identified as a silver Pontiac passenger car, was located a short time later at the 500blk of E Park Ave at which point it evaded the officer’s attempt to stop it and crashed into a telephone pole at the intersection of Sante Fe Dr and Fort Worth Hwy. Two suspects exited the vehicle and fled on foot. Weatherford officers established a perimeter and followed tracks in the snow, however, were not successful in locating the suspects at that time. Officers then began to process the suspect vehicle and through evidence discovered inside, were able to determine that it was the vehicle involved in the aggravated robbery. Additional evidence located in the vehicle led investigators to identify two suspects involved in the armed robbery. One, identified as Keith Jackson (B/M 54yoa of Weatherford), was located at a residence on Remington Cir. He was taken into custody, treated at the hospital for non-life threatening injuries sustained in the vehicle crash, then transported to PCSO Jail where he was booked in. The second suspect, identified as Jay D Ellington (W/M 20yoa of Weatherford), was located a short time later at a residence on Linville Ln and taken into custody. Both suspects are being charged with Aggravated Robbery (1st Degree Felony). Additional charges could follow at a later time. Officers who reported to the crime scene found that two victims in the aggravated robbery were held at gun point and forced to give the suspect an undetermined amount of cash from the store. They were then bound by duct tape and left in the manager’s office while the white male suspect fled. Neither victim reported any injuries at this time. Mugshots of the suspects are attached. If for some reason they do not come through, you can locate their mugshots at www.parkercountytx.com. Released by: Corporal Wendy Field Executive Services Officer Weatherford Police Department 801 Santa Fe Drive Weatherford, TX 76086 (817) 598-4345 - work (817) 598-4480 – fax wfield@weatherfordtx.govWeatherford Police Arrest

Sports Calendar

Friday, March 27

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats Varsity Black and Orange at District 8-5A Preview at Squaw Valley Golf Course, Glen Rose.

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats at Texas Relays, Qualifiers Only

Monday, March 30

  • Aledo Ladycats at Cleburne, rescheduled from March 31 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday, Varsity 5:30 pm and JV 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Bearcats JV at Burleson, 6:00 pm.
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen vs. Burleson at AHS Baseball Field, 6:00 pm.
    Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Burleson, 7:00 pm., Rescheduled from March 31 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday.
    *District Games

Tuesday, March 31

  • Aledo JV at Brock, 4:00 pm.

  • Aledo Ladycats at Cleburne, changed to March 30 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday. *District Game

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Burleson, changed to March 30 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday. *District Game

Thursday, April 2

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats at Cleburne

  • Aledo Ladycats at Joshua, Varsity 5:30 pm and JV 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Burleson Hughes at Burleson High School, 4:30 pm

Friday, April 3

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Granbury at AHS Baseball Field, JV 5:00 pm and Varsity 7:30 pm. *District Game
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen at Granbury, 5:00 pm. *District Game

Monday, April 6

  • Aledo Bearcats JV at Cleburne, 6:00 pm. *District Game
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen vs. Cleburne at AHS Baseball Field, 6:00 pm. *District Game

Tuesday, April 7

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats Varsity Black and Orange at District 8-5A Golf Tournament at Squaw Valley Golf Course, Glen Rose.

  • Aledo Middle School at District, Hall

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Burleson Centennial at AHS Softball Field, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

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