Local Man Arrested For Sexual Assault
LADY LION POWERLIFTERS Kirby Cooper and Kinsey Persons will participate in the State Powerlifting Meet on Friday, March 14th in Corpus Christi. Cooper will lift in the 147-pound class and Persons will lift in the 97-pound class. Good Luck to these Lady Lions.
On March 3, 2014 the Teague Police Department started an investigation of an alleged sexual assault that occurred in the City of Teague.
According to the Teague Chief of Police Dennis Cox, the victim in the case is a juvenile and the suspect is an acquaintance. After a forensic interview was conducted on March 6, 2014 the Teague Police Department contacted the Freestone County District Attorney?s Office about obtaining a warrant on the subject for Sexual Assault of a Child.
Chief Cox reports that on Friday, March 7, 2014 an arrest warrant was issued for 45-year-old Carlton Brantner of Teague. Mr. Brantner?s attorney contacted the Freestone County District Attorney office and advised that Mr. Brantner was at his office, where the Freestone County Sheriff?s Office took Mr. Brantner in custody on the warrant. The Teague Police Department is still conducting further investigation in this case.
Teague Police would like to thank the Freestone County Sheriff?s Office and the Freestone County District Attorney?s Office for their assistance in this case.