Tag Archives: SHERIFF

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BURLGARY SUSPECT BUSTED

A 44-year old Chappell Hill man is facing building burglary charges in a break in that happened last week. Melvin Jackson Jr.,was charged in the night time burglary at a…

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FAYETTE COUNTY DEPUTIES BUST BRENHAM MAN

Fayette Couinty Sheriff’s Deputies arrested a 27 year old Brenham man this (Tuesday) morning when he was seen sitting at some gas pumps near Schulenburg and not moving. Deputies were…

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BURLESON COUNTY WOMAN SAYS HER DOGS WERE RUN OVER

Washington County Sheriff’s deputies say there is little more they can do about a complaint from a Burleson County woman that someone ran over her hunting dogs Sunday. Krystal Dollery…

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BURTON MAN ARRESTED FOR ATTEMPTED MURDER

Brenham police Thursday,arrested a Burton man who allegedly tried to murder a woman almost three years ago. Brenham police officers spotted 26-year old Randy Hudgens in the 1300 block of…

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SHERIFF TO HOLD FORUM ON SCAMS IN BURTON

The Sheriff has been raising concerns about all manner of  scams affecting people from all walks of life. Recently he spoke about scams in which people get calls saying their…

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MISSING WOMAN SEARCH

The search continues for a missing Washington County woman who was reported missing late Sunday afternoon. Sheriff Otto Hanak says 52-year old Glenda Gayle Taylor Somerfield was last seen in…

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HIGH SPEED CHASE NETS GANG LEADER

A high speed pursuit through Fayette County led to the arrest of several undocumented aliens and an alleged dangerous Central American gang leader Friday morning. Fayette County K-9 Handler Randy…

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SHERIFF HANAK WARNS OF A RASH OF SCAMS

Washington County Sheriff Otto Hanak says the scam artists are getting more persuasive, persistent and creative, in finding new ways to rip off unsuspecting victims. He says his office has…

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SHERIFF TO HIRE FOUR PART TIME BAILIFFS FOR COURT SECURITY

  The Washington County Commissioners initiated a pilot program that will allow the Sheriff’s office to hire four part time bailiffs who will make transporting prisoners a more secure process….

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AUTO THEFT SUSPECT ARRESTED AFTER ELUDING WASHINGTON COUNTY LAW ENFORCEMENT

An auto theft suspect who eluded Washington County Sheriff’ Deputies Tuesday afternoon after a high speed chase, was caught Friday afternoon in Austin, after leading law enforcement officers on another…