Forney Power Plant Implores Council to Deny Development near Plants Water Source

The bi-monthly meeting of the Forney City Council was held on Tuesday night and citizens packed the audience to hear their elected officials debate an agenda that consisted of nine Consent Items, nine Public Hearings and five Action Items.

Ranking easily as the most interesting discussion of the night, Public Hearing #8 required the City Council “to consider approval of an Ordinance rezoning 108-2 acres of land from a Mixed-Use District to a Planned Development District with single family, multi-family and commercial uses.”


Forney Police Chase Suspect from Gateway Blvd to Wills Point

On Monday, March 12, 2018 at 10:18 p.m., the Forney Police Department tried to initiate a traffic stop at E/B US Hwy 80 and Gateway Blvd. The offender refused to stop, and a 36 min chase ensued.

The suspect vehicle was disabled near US Hwy 80 and 4th Street in Wills Point, Texas.

With the assistance of the Van Zandt County Sheriff’s Office, Texas Department of Public Safety, Wills Point Police Department, and the Kaufman County Sheriff’s Department, the offender was taken into custody.

Arrested was 36-year-old Aaron Woodcock, w/m of Rowlett, Texas. Woodcock is charged with MB DWI, MA Resisting Arrest, and STJF Evading. Woodcock was transported the Kaufman County Jail.

The Forney Police Department wishes to thank all the assisting agencies for their help and to all the Law Enforcement Officers who showed commendable restraint resulting in a safe conclusion to this incident.

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