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January 3, 2014

Local man arrested for car theft


Parker County Sheriff’s deputies found and arrested a local man after he spent nine days on the road with a vehicle that was reported stolen.

According to the Mineral Wells Police Department, deputies from the neighboring county found 37-year-old Franklin Blackwood, of Mineral Wells, on Dec. 29 in the 1993 Cadillac Deville that he had reportedly stolen.

Police said the victim claimed to have loaned Blackwood the car between Dec. 20 and 23, but he never returned it.

Blackwood was arrested for unauthorized use of a vehicle and taken to Parker County Jail.

According to the Texas Victim Identification and Notification Everyday website, he has bonded out and is no longer in custody.

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