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Firefighter resigns after posting Facebook photo implying he killed 2 dogs for trespassing

Firefighter resigns after posting Facebook photo implying he killed 2 dogs for trespassing
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UNION VALLEY – Volunteer firefighter Tim Conatser has resigned from the Union Valley Fire Department after he allegedly posted a photo on Facebook Tuesday of two dead dogs lying on the ice, suggesting he had killed them for trespassing on his property. Union Valley is about halfway between Rockwall and Quinlan on Hwy. 276. “Somebody […]

Girl, 12, committed suicide yesterday; was student at Cullins-Lake Pointe Elementary

Girl, 12, committed suicide yesterday; was student at Cullins-Lake Pointe Elementary

ROWLETT – A 12-year-old female sixth-grade student, who was a student at Doris Cullins-Lake Pointe Elementary School in Rowlett, committed suicide yesterday. Rowlett Police confirmed the suicide this morning and are investigating further. No other details were released. The Rockwall ISD school is located at 5107 Scenic Dr. in Rockwall County, near Lake Pointe Medical […]

DA Kenda Culpepper: encouraged by support shown to start Children’s Advocacy Center

DA Kenda Culpepper: encouraged by support shown to start Children’s Advocacy Center

ROCKWALL – Rockwall County District Attorney Kenda Culpepper said Saturday that initial efforts by community groups to reduce family violence crimes and aid victims across Rockwall County are already gaining support. She explained that after she stated that Rockwall County needs to start planning and fundraising for a women’s shelter and children’s advocacy center at […]

Suspect arrested for 2002 murder of Rockwall man’s brother

Suspect arrested for 2002 murder of Rockwall man’s brother

TUCSON AZ – Tucson cold case detectives arrested a man yesterday for the 2002 murder of the brother of Rockwall resident and Garland police officer Curtis Russell. Brian Ferry, 44, was booked into the Pima County Jail on two counts of first degree murder, charged with killing Charles Russell, 58, and Catherine Nelson, 42, after […]

DA Culpepper: Felony assaults have tripled; women’s shelter, CAC needed soon

DA Culpepper: Felony assaults have tripled; women’s shelter, CAC needed soon

ROCKWALL – Serious family violence crimes are increasing across fast-growing Rockwall County and the time has come to start raising funds to build the County’s own women’s shelter and children’s advocacy center to aid victims. That’s what Rockwall County Criminal District Attorney Kenda Culpepper told over 40 area citizens, government officials, agency leaders and volunteers […]

Family violence victim Brittany Barnhill to tell her story at crime prevention meeting Jan. 22

Family violence victim Brittany Barnhill to tell her story at crime prevention meeting Jan. 22

ROCKWALL – Rockwall single mother and family violence victim Brittany Barnhill first met her abuser, Nick Welch, at a mutual friend’s party in Garland in December, 2012. At first they were just friends. Her father was his grandfather’s dentist and they had a few Rockwall connections. What started as a casual friendship then became a […]

Rockwall police officer arrested for aggravated assault with deadly weapon

Rockwall police officer arrested for aggravated assault with deadly weapon

ROYSE CITY – A Rockwall Police officer was arrested Jan. 1 by the Royse City Police Department for Aggravated Assault With A Deadly Weapon. According to Rockwall Police Public Information Officer Aaron McGrew, after Royse City resident Alphonso Olivo Jr., 30, posted a $50,000 bond and was released from the Rockwall County jail, he was […]

Former Sheriff’s Department Maintenance Supervisor Michael Dillingham arrested for theft

Former Sheriff’s Department Maintenance Supervisor Michael Dillingham arrested for theft

ROCKWALL – Former Rockwall County Sheriff’s Department Maintenance Supervisor Michael Dillingham was recently arrested and charged with the Class A Misdemeanor of Theft of Public Property of $50<$500, after it was disclosed he was after scrapping County property at Parks Recycling in Quinlan. County Sheriff Harold Eveanson confirmed by email this morning that Dillingham is […]

Rockwall jury sentences Eric Williams to death for murder of Cynthia McLelland

Rockwall jury sentences Eric Williams to death for murder of Cynthia McLelland

ROCKWALL – A Rockwall jury sentenced former Kaufman County Justice of the Peace Eric Williams to death this morning for the murder of Cynthia McLelland, wife of former Kaufman County District Attorney Mike McLelland, Williams was also accused of murdering the DA and his first assistant Mark Hasse but additional trials will no longer be […]

Dallas County, Police to stop arresting people caught with marijuana

Dallas County, Police to stop arresting people caught with marijuana

DALLAS – Dallas County and Dallas Police have announced that people caught with less than two grams of marijuana will not be arrested beginning in January as they begin an experimental program for officers to just issue tickets and a reminder to show up in court. The County announced in October their plan to cite […]

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