GARLAND (CBSDFW.COM) – Authorities in Ellis County have arrested five men and one woman, all in connection to a sexual assault investigation. According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, the alleged incident took place on January 20 of this year at a volunteer fire department in Waxahachie.
The Ellis County District Attorney’s Office requested that the Texas Rangers conduct the investigation.
The arrested men have been identified as:
– 30-year-old Casey Joe Stafford.
– 28-year-old Alec Chase Miller.
– 26-year-old Keith Edward Wisakowsky.
– 19-year-old Preston Thomas Peyrot.
– 19-year-old Blake Jerold Tucker.
Those five suspects have all been charged with aggravated sexual assault. In addition to those arrests, officials said that 23-year-old Brittany Leanne Parten was also arrested and charged with improper photography or visual recording.
At least one of the men, Miller, was a member of the volunteer fire department. The department’s Facebook page stated that he was the 2014 officer of the year. He is now being held behind bars on a $75,000 bond.
Authorities are still working on this case, and more information is expected to be released as the investigation develops. Stay with CBSDFW.COM for the latest updates.