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January 23, 2015 Colleyville, TX
by Nelson Thibodeaux

Glade expenditures continue although public vote is scheduled for May on future of the road.

The City of Colleyville is rumored to have paid $450,000 to purchase the former home at the intersection of Glade and Riverwalk.  The city has now demolished the home with apparent plans to install yet another "roundabout" at this location.
January 09, 2014 Colleyville, TX
by Linda Baker

Colleyville Arrests for December 2014
Note: All Arrestees are considered innocent until convicted in a court of law. Names in Bold were arrested alcohol or drugs related matters.

MARK ALLEN LONG, 35, white male of 112 Oak Valley Court in Colleyville, TX. Colleyville PD - Assault Causes bodily Injury Family Member. Arrested at 112 Oak Valley Drive at 10:32 AM on 12/05/14 by Officer Craig Terrell. Long listed his occupation as Building Maintenance for the City of Colleyville. Transported and booked into the Keller Jail at 10:33 AM on 12/05/14. County Cash Bond of $1,500; released on 12/05/14.

WESLEY THOMAS SEARLES, 27, white male of 1116 Nueces Court in Colleyville, TX. Colleyville PD - Burglary of a Habitation Intend Other Felony. Tarrant County Sheriffs Office Warrant for Theft of Service Between $20<$500. Arrested at 1116 Nueces Court at 10:12 PM on 12/21/14 by Officer Mark Stierwalt. Searles listed his occupation as Unemployed. Transported and booked into the Keller Jail at 10:43 PM on 12/21/14. Transferred to Tarrant County Corrections Center on 12/23/14.

KRISTI LENELL WADE, 49, white female of 217 Oakmont Drive in Trophy Club, TX. Colleyville PD - DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED BAC 0.15. Arrested at 7100 Monticello Parkway at 9:47 PM on 12/17/14 by Officer Matthew Foss. Wade listed her occupation as Service Manager for Cisco Systems. Transported and booked into the Keller Jail at 11:13 PM on 12/17/14. County Cash Bond of $1,500; released on 12/18/14.

January 23, 2015 Colleyville, TX
by Nelson Thibodeaux

Matt's Here and Gone in a Flash

Without fanfare or any notice from any source, we take a group over to Matt's in Colleyville for lunch on Monday, only to find the door locked and the lights out.  The Colleyville phone number is no longer working and the Colleyville location has been eliminated from the Matt's Tex Mex website.

January 12, 2015 Colleyville, TX
by Linda Baker

Colleyville Crimes Reported for December 2014
1/01/15  Criminal Mischief Between $500<$1,500 at 5209 Colleyville Boulevard at the Colleyville Fire Station #1.  Officer Ed Espinoza was advised by Terrance Mark Wisdon of North Richland Hills that the bronze statue of a Firefighter at the front of the building had been damaged.  Detective Jeremiah Filion is following up. 

12/01/14 - 12/11/14  Theft $500<$1,500 at 1100 Bogart Drive at Colleyville Middle School.  Officer Amy Beregszaszy was advised by the complainants representing the CMS Band Booster Club that cash in the amount of $1,277 had been stolen.  Detective Jeremiah Filion is investigating the theft. 
January 9, 2015  Colleyville, Texas
Stand off in Monticello
Colleyville Police responded to a 911 call at 7:52 am this morning from a mother stating that her son was threatening to kill himself.  Upon arrival at the location on Leesburg in the Monticello area an individual comes out the door with a knife.

According to the Mona Gandy, Communications Director for the City of Colleyville, the subject began to stab himself with the weapon.  Colleyville Officers used a Taser in an effort to prevent the individual from further causing harm to himself, however he continued to used the knife to stab his own body.

In an effort to contain the individual from further harm, one officer shot the subject in the hand.  However, according to early reports, even this action did not stop the individual who continued to stab himself.

Officers, in an effort to stop the carnage, used a Taser again and finally multiple officers were able to bring the individual to the ground and disarm him.

Life Flight Helicopter too the individual to a local hospital; there is no further information if any officer was hurt or the condition of the subject.

January 09, 2015 Hurst, Texas
Hurst Police Department Reaccreditation

The Hurst Police Department has elected to seek reaccreditation through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA).  This process involves a voluntary review of our agency’s policies and procedures, administration, operations and support services to ensure we meet or exceed specific state-of-the-art law enforcement standards of excellence.  An on-site inspection will be conducted from February 8, 2015 through February 11, 2015 by other law enforcement practitioners from similar but out-of-state agencies who review written materials, interview individuals and visit offices where compliance can be verified.  The Hurst Police Department was first accredited in 1990 and in 2012 received its 6th reaccreditation award, the Certificate of Advanced Meritorious Accreditation. 

Everyone is invited to offer comments regarding the Department’s ability to comply with CALEA standards of law enforcement professionalism at a public information session:

Monday, February 9, 2015 at 6:30 p.m.
Hurst City Hall Council Chambers
1505 Precinct Line Road, Hurst, TX  76054

If you are unable to attend the public session but would like to speak to an assessor, you may call (817) 788-7131 on February 9th between 3:00 PM and 5:00 PM.  Written comments may be directed to the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, 13575 Heathcote Boulevard, Suite 320, Gainesville, VA 20155. 

January 09, 2015

The 6th Annual State of the City meeting will be held Thursday, Jan. 29, at Colleyville Center, 5301 Riverwalk Drive. Designed as a one-stop information resource for residents, the State of the City will be preceded by an open house with city departments and community organizations. The open house begins at 6:00 p.m., followed by the State of the City at 7:00 p.m. 

A review of the past year and a look at some of the city’s future initiatives are hallmarks of the State of the City program, which emphasizes issues, projects, and developments that have impacted the city during the past year, and those that will affect Colleyville residents and businesses in the year ahead. Typical topics include the city budget and creating sustainable government, economic development, capital improvement and road construction projects and city infrastructure, and public safety statistics and initiatives.

The Colleyville City Council and city staff will be available to talk with citizens and answer questions during the public Q&A session that will follow the formal presentation. 

The meeting will be taped and, while the location does not allow the State of the City to be streamed live, it will be available within days via the city’s webcast system at


Nelson Thibodeaux, Editor
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