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TSSB: Russian Promoters, Offshore Crypto Bank Targeted

Texas residents targeted by fraudsters Texas Securities Commissioner Travis J. Iles took emergency action Sept. 18 to stop the fraudulent offerings of investments in three separate schemes involving cryptocurrencies. Commissioner Iles entered separate emergency cease and desist orders against Coins Miner Investment Ltd., a cryptocurrency investment promoter operating in Russia; DGBK Ltd., ...

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HPD: New Scam Involving Facebook Messenger

The Huntsville Police Department has been made aware of yet another scam. This scam involves Facebook Messenger and a message that appears to be from a friend. The person that seems to be a known friend is advising the recipient of a great opportunity to receive a large amount of ...

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DPS Offers Increased Reward, Seeks Leads in 1980 Cold Case

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is asking for the public’s help in solving the 1980 disappearance of Kristy Lynn Booth, and an increased reward of up to $6,000 is being offered for information that leads to the arrest of those responsible if the tip is received before next month’s ...

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AG’s Office Launches New Crime Victims’ Compensation Portal

Attorney General Ken Paxton’s office launched a new portal within the agency’s official website that enables victims and claimants to apply online for Crime Victims’ Compensation and Emergency Medical Care Compensation for sexual assault exams. The Crime Victims’ Compensation portal makes it easier for crime victims, claimants and their advocates to submit ...

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Jail Bookings 09.07.18 – 09.18.18

Jail booking reports from the Walker County Sheriff’s Office for September 7, 2018 to September 18, 2018 September 7, 2018 Name Arresting Agency Charges Taylor, Joseph Earl SO Defective or No Stop Lamps Expired Inspection Certificate Becker, Ryan Andrew SO Poss CS PG 1 >=1G<4G Poss CS PG 3 <28G ...

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WCSO: Beware of Telephone Scam Threatening Arrest

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by Walker County Sheriff’s Office   Over the last couple of weeks the Walker County Sheriff Office has seen an increase in reports regarding a telephone scam within the County. Citizens are receiving calls from someone claiming to be with law enforcement stating the person has a warrant for his/her ...

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Huntsville P.D. 09.07.18 – 09.13.18

Shift reports from the Huntsville Police Department for September 7, 2018 to September 13, 2018 09.07.18 Day Shift NO INFORMATION RECEIVED Night Shift 3000 blk SH 30 Two vehicle, one transported to HMH. IH 45 S / PR 40 Two vehicles, no injuries. 200 blk IH 45 S Two vehicles, ...

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Huntsville Marshal 09.13.18

Shift report from the Huntsville City Marshal for September 13, 2018 700 blk FM 2821 W – Roy Wells was arrested for Burglary of Habitation – Probation Violation warrant.

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Jail Bookings 09.06.18

Jail booking report from the Walker County Sheriff’s Office for September 6, 2018 Name Arresting Agency Charges Cryer, Darin Dwaine SO Driving While License Invalid James, Cedric Bernard HPD Public Intoxication Floyd, Alexander James HPD Failure to Appear/CPF Possession Drug Paraphernalia Jenkins, Shedrick Dwayne HPD Public Intoxication Blanks, Willie D ...

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Huntsville PD 09.06.18

Shift reports from the Huntsville Police Department for September 6, 2018 Day Shift 100 blk IH 45 S UNKNOWN SUSPECT REMOVED PROPERTY FROM VEHICLE  NANCE CIR KNOWN SUSPECT ASSAULTED VICTIM OFFENSIVE TOUCH AVE I/ 21 ST UNKNOWN SUSPECT REMOVED PROPERTY FROM VEHICLE 1000 blk SH 19 CHRISTOPHER BROOKS WAS ARRESTED ...

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