Point Police Chief indicted

Point – Point Police Chief Jerry Carlisle has been indicted on multiple charges by a Rains County grand jury. Carlisle faces charges of cruelty to animals and deadly conduct and misdemeanor indictments for abuse of capacity and making a false report. The charges stem from an incident where Carlisle allegedly told a 17 year old that the boy could shoot a dog if the animal came onto the boy's property.

A Sulphur Springs attorney has been appointed as special prosecutor in the case.