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Reward Increased to $7,000 for Most Wanted Sex Offender

The reward for Jorge Luis Santamaria, 37, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender and this month’s featured fugitive, has been increased to $7,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of March. Santamaria, a high-risk sex offender, is wanted for probation violation ...

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Baseball Heats-Up With Bearkat Country Crawfish Boil

The Sam Houston State University departments of Student Activities and Alumni Relations will team-up to host the annual “Bearkat Country Crawfish Boil” tailgate and block party before the SHSU baseball team faces off against Baylor University on March 19. The event takes place from 5:15 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. followed ...

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Jail Bookings 03.06.19

Jail booking report from the Walker County Sheriff’s Office for March 6, 2019 Name Arresting Agency Charges Monjares, Paul Sr HPD Criminal Trespass Hodge, Kerrie Demond SO Public Intoxication Shinkle, Derek Shane SO Fail to Identify Fugitive Intent Give False Dosia, Jocory McClure SO Unauth Use of Vehicle Agg Assault ...

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HPD Warns of Another Scam

by HPD staff Over the past several years the Huntsville Police Department, as well as law enforcement agencies throughout the country, have seen a rise in the reporting of various types of scams costing victims hundreds, if not thousands of dollars. A scam is a theft by deception in which ...

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Governor Abbott Proclaims March Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

In 1987, President Ronald Reagan proclaimed the need to “increase public awareness of the needs and potential of Americans with developmental disabilities.” Since that time, each March is recognized as Developmental Disabilities (DD) Awareness Month — a time to raise awareness of the integral role people with developmental disabilities play in ...

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Grand Jury – February 2019

True billed cases from the February 28, 2019 Walker County Grand Jury Huntsville Police Department Cases Defendant Offense Adams, Walter Driving While Intoxicated 3rd or More Bookman, Mikerel Tampering w/Physical Evidence Bustos, Moises Continuous Sexual Abuse of Child under 14 years old Davis, James Theft of Property <$2,500 2/More Previous ...

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Huntsville PD 03.05.19

Shift reports from the Huntsville Police Department for March 5, 2019 Day Shift 100 blk COL ETHEREDGE BLVD Property was located and secured at the PD. 300 blk BROADMOOR DR An unknown suspect used the victims identifying information. MURRAY LN / MONTGOMERY RD A dating couple had a verbal argument. ...

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Jail Bookings 03.05.19

Jail booking report from the Walker County Sheriff’s Office for March 5, 2015 Name Arresting Agency Charges Morales-Badillo, Cynthia HPD Parked in Handicap Space Thompson, Gary Tores SO Obstruct Hightway Passageway/PV/MTR Rains, Jon Alan SO Unl Carrying Weapon/Commitment/17 Days Shields, Cory Lee SO Theft Prop >=$100<$750/FTA Randle, James Bernard SO ...

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Is it Illegal to Pick Bluebonnets?

Author:  Take Care of Texas There’s a rumor going around Texas that it’s illegal to pick bluebonnets, the state flower. Anyone who has spent at least one spring season here has probably heard it. But is there any truth to it? There is actually no law that prohibits picking bluebonnets in ...

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Jail Bookings 03.04.19

Jail booking report from the Walker County Sheriff’s Office for March 4, 2019 Name Arresting Agency Charges Jamison, Angela Jenai HPD Public Intoxication Interferw/Public Duties Pryor, Tariq Lamarr HPD Drove Without Headlights Whe Req Fail to Stop (Yield Sign-Designated Point) Kerr, Brittney Michelle HPD Speeding>=10% Posted Limit 88 in a ...

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