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Marijuana Grow Found in Walker County


Almost $8M in Marijuana Plants Found On the afternoon of Friday, June 9, 2017  the Walker County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a possible narcotics call off of FM 2989. Upon arrival Walker County Deputies along with Narcotics Investigators met with the complainant, an employee of the property owner, who ...

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Jail Booking Reports 06.01.17 – 06.09.17

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Jail Booking Reports from the Walker County Sheriff’s Office for June 1 to June 9, 2017 June 1 – June 2, 2017 NO INFORMATION RECEIVED June 2 – June 3, 2017 Name Arresting Agency Charges Widner, Stephen Thomas Jr SO Criminal Nonsupport (FS) Ackley, Billy Ray SO Criminal Nonsupport (FS) ...

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Reward Offered for Most Wanted Sex Offender


The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Kevin Travis Waddell, 54, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list, and a cash reward of up to $3,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture. Waddell is wanted for parole violation, failure to comply with ...

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HPD Shift Reports 06.01.17 – 06.08.17

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Shift Reports from the Huntsville Police Deparrment from June 1, 2017 to June 8, 2017 June 1, 2017  Day Shift 100 blk IH 45 S UNKNOWN SUBJECT FRAUDULENTLY USED IDENTIFYING INFORMATION 900 blk NORMAL PARK 2 VEHICLES NO INJURIES 100 blk MEMORIAL HOSPTIAL DR INFANT SUSTAINED INJURIES IN UNKNOWN MANNER ...

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Adviser Pleads Guilty in $1.9 Million Fraud

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Lawrence Allen DeShetler, an investment adviser and certified financial planner in The Woodlands, pleaded guilty to mail fraud June 8 in U.S. District Court in Beaumont, Acting U.S. Attorney Brit Featherston announced. DeShetler fraudulently obtained $1.9 million from five clients of his advisory business, DeShetler & Company Inc. DeShetler faces a ...

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Reward Increased to $8,000 for Most Wanted Sex Offender


The reward for David Dale Booth, 59, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender and this month’s featured fugitive, has been increased to $8,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of June. Booth is wanted for parole violation and failure to comply ...

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Grand Jury Results 05.26.17


True billed cases from the May 26, 2017 Walker County Grand Jury Defendant Offense Off.  Date Notes Bennett, Randy Assault Family Violence w/Previous Conviction 3/22/2017   Bennett, Randy Violation of Protective Order 3/22/2017   Bennett, Randy Aggravated Assault w/ Deadly Weapon 3/22/2017   Claus, Celinda Murder 2/11/2017   Cole, Keithon ...

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Jail Booking Reports

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Jail booking reports from the Walker County Sheriff’s Office for May 1, 2017 to May 31, 2017   Monday 05-01-17 to Tuesday 05-02-17 Name Arresting Agency Charges Briggs, Tykeira HPD Fail to Yield ROW (Alley, Private Drive) Spellings, Jermarcus DPS Criminal Nonsupport/180 Commitment HPD No Insurance Failure to Appear Driving ...

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Texas AG Warns of Unscrupulous Sales Tactics

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Texas Attorney General Paxton Warns Texans of Unscrupulous Door-to-Door Alarm Systems Sales Tactics During summer months, door-to-door salespeople may become more frequent in neighborhoods across Texas. Some salespeople may be legitimate, but others may use deceptive tactics to take advantage of trusting consumers. Texans who answer the door for a ...

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Texas Game Wardens Crack Down on Illegal Internet Wildlife Trade

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Trading on the internet can be a wild experience with deals on practically anything and everything one can imagine just a click away. Some online sellers in the Houston area learned this week that illegal sales of wildlife products can become high ticket items. Texas game wardens made multiple criminal ...

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