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CENTRAL TEXAS POLICE SERGEANT SENTENCED FOR PLANTING DRUGS

A one-time Madisonville police sergeant has been sentenced for planting drugs on suspects. A jury in Brazos County convicted Jeffrey Convington of retaliation  this week.  Covington will receive probation and…

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WOMAN SENTENCED FOR MAKING NEARLY $9300 IN FRAUDLENT CREDIT CARD CHARGES

A 37-year old Bellville woman who made nearly $9300 worth of fraudulent charges on a family member’s credit card, then posted the illegal purchases on facebook, was sentenced in this…

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COMMUNITY POLICING LEADS TO BURGLARY CONVICTIONS AND SENTENCES

‘Good old community policing” led to the conviction and sentencing of co-defendants in a series of auto burglary cases at Brenham hotels in this week’s session of the 21st district…

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TRIAL SET TO BEGIN MONDAY FOR NAVASOTA LIQUOR STORE ROBBERY AND MURDER

Nearly four years after the robbery of a Navasota liquor store that killed the Brenham man who owned and operated it,  the chief suspect is expected to go on trial…

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MACHETE ATTACK NETS A FOUR YEAR PRISON SENTENCE

A man who attacked his female companion with a machete last October will spend the next four years in prison after this week’s session of the 21st district court. Assistant…

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BRENHAM WOMAN ON TRIAL FOR BURGLARY

Jury selection has begun in the trial of a 51-year old Brenham woman charged with burglarizing a home with the intent to steal jewelry. Jan Renee Folterman has a criminal…

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AUSTIN COUNTY MAN INDICTED FOR TRAFFIC DEATH

A 34-year old Austin County man could spend up to 20 years in prison if convicted of intoxication assault with a vehicle charges. Austin County District Attorney Travis Koehn says…

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BLUEBONNET COOPERATIVE SETTLES WILDFIRE LAWSUITS

The Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative has settled dozens of lawsuits filed after the devastating wildfires in the Bastrop area on the Labor Day Weekend in 2011. .   The Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative …

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SEXUAL ASSAULTS LEAD INDICTMENTS

An indictment for sexual assault of a child and the continuous sexual assault of a child led the charges in this week’s session of the 21st district court grand jury….

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BRENHAM MAN CONVICTED IN AUSTIN COUNTY

An Austin County jury convicted a 31-year old Brenham man  for burglarizing a building in Sealy last summer this week. Patrick Hurd was found guilty of breaking into the city…

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