Mart Man Threatens Utility Workers, Fires Shots

Mart Man Threatens Utility Workers, Fires Shots

Kristin Hoppa | Waco Tribune-Herald

The McLennan County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man Tuesday morning outside Mart after he allegedly fired rifle rounds at utility workers who were repairing a water line, Sheriff Parnell McNamara said.

A concerned Mart resident called McLennan County authorities at about 8 a.m. Tuesday when a homeowner, later identified as Sheldon Gridley, 54, of Mart, confronted the crews who were working at the back of Gridley’s property in the 800 block of Lakeland Park Circle.

McNamara said after Gridley started yelling at the uniformed workers to leave his property, two workers approached the home to speak with the man…(Read the full story)

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