The Forney City Council recently held the first of two required public hearings on the proposed annexation of three pieces of undeveloped property located adjacent to the city limits.
City Attorney Jon Thatcher described each of the properties being considered for annexation during the November 6, 2018 council meeting.
Thatcher said “This is the first public hearing required of two public hearings on any annexation.READ MORE...
On January 14, 2018 at 4:30 a.m. Forney Police responded to Dallas Regional Medical Center in Mesquite to meet with a male victim
who stated that he had been robbed and beaten at gunpoint in the apartment parking lot at 1100 Block of North Gateway Blvd by two males.
The victim sustained numerous lacerations to his face.
Forney CID Detectives responded and were able to obtain information that led to an arrest warrant being issued for Phillip Anthony Ratcliff BM 20 for the offense of Aggravated Robbery F/1.
At 3:30 p.m., Officers executed the arrest warrant at the Gateway Cedars Apartments and took Phillip Anthony Ratcliff into custody. Darien Wren BM 21 was taken into custody for possession of marijuana as well and has since been charged with Aggravated Robbery F/1 for his role in the offense.
Two other individuals found in the apartment were also taken into custody for possession of marijuana. Gabrielle Daniels WF 18 and Keith Myers BM 21 have posted bond from the Forney Justice Center and have been released.
Phillip Ratcliff and Darien Wren were transported to Kaufman County Jail and are being held on $100,000 bonds.
If anyone has any additional information about this or any other incident, please contact the Forney Police Criminal Investigations Department at 972-564-7607.
You can also leave information anonymously at Kaufman County Crime Stoppers at 1-877-847-7522 and if that information leads to an arrest, a reward could be granted to the caller.