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DPS Offers Increased Reward, Seeks Leads in 1988 Murder

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is asking for the public’s help in solving the 1988 murder of Michael Flores, 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 featured case ...

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DPS Increases Patrols for Fourth of July

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will increase traffic enforcement during the Fourth of July holiday weekend from Saturday, July 1, through Tuesday, July 4. DPS Troopers will be looking for drunk drivers, and speeding, seat belt and other traffic violators.   “Alcohol consumption is always a concern this time ...

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Cocaine, Heroin, Cash Found During Traffic Stop

On June 28, 2017 Walker County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Beeman conducted a traffic stop on Interstate 45 North at mile post 115 for a Traffic Violation. Deputy Beeman reported that the driver and occupants all appeared nervous and all gave conflicting stories.  The deputy says that the group did  grant him ...

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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

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

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

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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