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SHANNEY VELWOOD

Burnet County woman gets 11 years for drug conviction

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — A Burnet County jury deliberated for 15 minutes before returning a guilty verdict against a 50-year-old woman for possession of methamphetamine. The same jury recommended an 11-year prison sentence for Shanney Velwood after the punishment phase of the trial May 20. (more…)

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Burnet County Jail bookings for the period of May 15-21, 2015

The following people were arrested and booked into the Burnet County Jail during the period of May 15-21, 2015, according to Burnet County sheriff’s logs. City of residence and release information are listed when available. This list does not constitute an official court document, and all persons are innocent until proven guilty in a court […]

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Kidnapping-ransom plot in Marble Falls lands suspects, victim in jail

Kidnapping-ransom plot in Marble Falls lands suspects, victim in jail

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS —  An alleged kidnapping plot didn’t go as planned by the suspects May 18 after the captors gave the victim his cellphone and sent him inside a WalMart for a wire transfer and to fetch cash for returned items, according to police. (more…)

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Opening statements begin in murder trial of Bertram woman who shot husband

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF LLANO — A jury has been seated and opening statements are underway May 19 in the murder trial of Karra Trichele Allen, accused of sending phone text messages warning she would kill her husband before she shot him in the back, officials said. (more…)

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LANDON VOGEL

Law agencies seize guns, meth and cash at Johnson City ‘drug house’

FROM STAFF REPORTS JOHNSON CITY — Authorities seized methamphetamines, guns and cash May 15 during the arrest of a suspect believed to have been funneling a considerable amount of drugs into the area, police say. (more…)

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Burnet County Jail bookings for the period of May 8-14, 2015

The following people were arrested and booked into the Burnet County Jail during the period of May 8-14, 2015, according to Burnet County sheriff’s logs. City of residence and release information are listed when available. This list does not constitute an official court document, and all persons are innocent until proven guilty in a court […]

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Llano County Jail bookings for the period of May 5-11, 2015

The following people were arrested and booked into the Llano County Jail during the period of May 5-11, 2015, according to Llano County sheriff’s logs. City of residence and release information are listed when available. This list does not constitute an official court document, and all persons are innocent until proven guilty in a court […]

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Burnet County Jail escapee receives 50-year sentence

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF GEORGETOWN — A habitual offender with a long rap sheet of violent crime charges entered a guilty plea and received a 50-year sentence for taking a Burnet County deputy’s gun and escaping, which launched a manhunt in Williamson County, officials say. (more…)

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Two students confess to vandalizing Llano ISD buses

FROM STAFF REPORTS LLANO — Two middle school-aged boys have admitted to causing about $5,000 worth of damage to a handful of Llano Independent School District buses after a student came forward with information for the investigation, officials said. According to school officials, a transportation maintenance worker discovered the damage the morning of May 2 […]

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Burnet County Jail bookings for the period of May 1-7, 2015

The following people were arrested and booked into the Burnet County Jail during the period of May 1-7, 2015, according to Burnet County sheriff’s logs. City of residence and release information are listed when available. This list does not constitute an official court document, and all persons are innocent until proven guilty in a court […]

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Llano County Jail bookings for the period of April 28-May 4, 2015

The following people were arrested and booked into the Llano County Jail during the period of April 28-May 4, 2015, according to Llano County sheriff’s logs. City of residence and release information are listed when available. This list does not constitute an official court document, and all persons are innocent until proven guilty in a […]

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SCOTT REYNOLDS

Man accused of tying Burnet County woman to chair against her will

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET —  A frantic 9-1-1 call led police to an alleged victim who claims a man she knows tied her to a chair against her will at a residence west of Burnet, according to a statement by the Burnet County Sheriff’s Office. (more…)

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MICHAEL BERRY

BCSO: Woman’s dogs chase away home invader; suspect arrested

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET COUNTY — Authorities have arrested a man accused of going into a woman’s home uninvited even after being chased away by her dogs, according to the Burnet County Sheriff’s Office. (more…)

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Burnet County Jail bookings for the period of April 24-30, 2015

The following people were arrested and booked into the Burnet County Jail during the period of April 24-30, 2015, according to Burnet County sheriff’s logs. City of residence and release information are listed when available. This list does not constitute an official court document, and all persons are innocent until proven guilty in a court […]

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