The Azle Police Department recently purchased 16 WOLFCOM 3RD EYE Police Body Cameras for $11,440.
The purchase included a two-year warranty and radio cables so officers can hook up their units to radios to utilize the radio speaker function.
According to a press release from WOLFCOM, Azle PD Lt. Bill Russell says the department has studied the issue of body cameras for about two years.… Read the rest
Witt was on parole after stealing thousands in Azle
A 45-year-old Fort Worth woman pleaded guilty April 15 in the 43rd District Court to embezzling nearly $50,000 from a Weatherford attorney she worked for as well as forging the signatures of a Dallas probate court judge and a Dallas county clerk on legal documents.
Julie Sue Witt, also known as Julie Sue Steen, was sentenced as a habitual offender, having been previously convicted of four prior felony theft cases and a felony money laundering case with prison sentences totaling 33 years, according to Assistant District Attorney Jeff Swain, who prosecuted the case.… Read the rest
Cross Timbers 3rd graders win
At the Tarrant County SUMDOG Math Competition, several classes were daily winners – and one took the title.
The third grade class taught by Michelle Hurst won the top prize of a 30-student subscription to SUMDOG.
Other third grade classes that were daily winners were led by teachers Rachel Rivers and Sheri Spikes.
Cross Timbers also had more students in the top 10 for a week than any other school.… 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 Parker County Jail between April 5-11.
• Thomas Leon Carlisle, 28, of Poolville was arrested April 13 by Parker County Sheriff’s deputies for a Wise County warrant for possession of a controlled substance – penalty group 1, less than one gram, a state jail felony.… Read the rest