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Authorities are searching for a serial shoplifter at the Marble Falls Wal-Mart, who walked away with nearly $2,000 worth of merchandise. Call the Hill Country Crime Stoppers at 1-866-756-TIPS (8477) to leave an anonymous tip and be eligible for a $2,000 reward. Courtesy Photo

Police hunt for serial shoplifter in Marble Falls

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — Authorities are searching for a Wal-Mart theft suspect who has taken nearly $2,000 worth of merchandise over several visits to the store, 2700 U.S. 281, in January and February. (more…)

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VIDEO: Marble Falls police Taser knife-throwing suspect

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — A Marble Falls police officer used a Taser to subdue a 44-year-old man Aug. 25 after the man threw a knife at officers when they approached him for allegedly smashing windows out of a pickup. Marble Falls police charged Stanley Bernard Abney with aggravated assault against a public servant, […]

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Man knocks out Marble Falls bar patron over cell-phone photos

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — An argument in the middle of the street over cell-phone photos on July 26 sent one man to the emergency room with a head wound and another to jail on an assault charge, according to Marble Falls police. The incident happened about 1:30 a.m. that morning in front of […]

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JACOB MURLEY

Police arrest second suspect in Marble Falls armed robbery

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — Burnet police arrested the second man wanted in an alleged Marble Falls home robbery that occurred July 11. Burnet police booked Jacob Michael Murley into the Burnet County Jail on an aggravated robbery charge. He was also charged with three alleged drug-related crimes, one felony and two […]

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Marble Falls man gets life for multiple DWIs

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — State District Judge Dan Mills sentenced a 46-year-old Marble Falls man to life in prison after a Burnet County jury convicted him July 15 on his sixth driving-while-intoxicated charge. (more…)

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Marble Falls police ID armed robbery suspects

FROM STAFF REPORTS  UPDATE: Following a tip to Marble Falls police, Jacob Rashad Chubb, 30, was arrested at 3:09 p.m. July 15 as he was driving away from a house on the 1100 block of Avenue F in Marble Falls. Investigators say he was taken into custody without incident and was expected to be booked into […]

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MARTHA SOTO

Granite Shoals woman charged with embezzling from Marble Falls dentist office

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — A Granite Shoals woman allegedly admitted to Marble Falls police that she took several thousand dollars from the dentist office at which she had once worked. (more…)

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Plea deal possible in Colt Elementary PTO theft case

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — Attorneys are negotiating a possible plea deal in the indictment of a former Colt Elementary PTO treasurer accused of stealing as much as $30,000 from the volunteer organization, according to the prosecutor in the case. (more…)

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Police: Armed suspects take more than $4,000 in cash from Marble Falls residence

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — An eastside resident told police a man brandishing a weapon took more than $4,000 in cash and fled with two other people in the early morning hours of July 11, according to a Marble Falls Police Department report. Marble Falls Police Detective Sgt. Tom Dillard said the incident was […]

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DEAVON DELANCEY

Marble Falls ISD employee, ex-fire chief arrested in child porn case

FROM STAFF REPORTS COTTONWOOD SHORES — A former Cottonwood Shores Volunteer Fire Department chief and Marble Falls school employee is the target of a Texas Attorney General’s Office and Texas Rangers investigation regarding possible inappropriate photos taken on school property. (more…)

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Wesley-Tombs

Man allegedly scams two elderly Marble Falls residents

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — A Lower Colorado River Authority investigator watching out for his elderly neighbors alerted Marble Falls police to a suspect who allegedly scammed the two residents out of more than $2,000 each for remodeling projects that were never completed. (more…)

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BARLOW SMITH

Texas Medical Board suspends license of Marble Falls doctor

FROM STAFF REPORTS AUSTIN — The Texas Medical Board temporarily suspended the Texas medical license of a Marble Falls physician who is facing felony drug charges. The board suspended Dr. Barlow Smith’s license April 3. The action went into immediate effect. (more…)

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BARLOW SMITH

Marble Falls psychiatrist indicted on drug charges

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — A Marble Falls psychiatrist faces multiple charges for allegedly providing drugs to individuals for “other than valid medical purpose.” And it’s not the first time the doctor has found himself in trouble with the law. (more…)

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Marble Falls police charge mother, ex-boyfriend with endangerment of 3-year-old

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — A police investigation following a child’s outcry led officers to charge the youth’s mother and her former boyfriend with allegedly using, and even peddling drugs, with the 3-year-old present. Marble Falls police charged Rebecca Barbara Ortiz, 31, and Toney Ray Pegg Jr., 28, with abandon/endanger child criminal […]

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GUY COWEN

Two charged with drawing gun on couple at Marble Falls Walgreens

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — After allegedly pulling a handgun on two victims outside Walgreens in Marble Falls, a Cottonwood Shores duo now faces aggravated assault charges. (more…)

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Suspect in SUV chase with Marble Falls police at-large after vehicle went over cliff

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — Authorities are looking for a suspect who drove a sport-utility vehicle over a cliff on a dead-end street adjacent to Lake Marble Falls. The incident, involving a 1986 Chevrolet Blazer, happened about 6 a.m. Sept. 22 on Sixth Street, east of U.S. 281. (more…)

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ANTHONY ADAMIETZ

Roommates brawl over dinner choice, end up dining in Burnet County Jail

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — A physical fight over a chicken dinner ended up with two men landing in the Burnet County jail after Marble Falls police initially drew their weapons on the brawlers. (more…)

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Central Texas Supply in Marble Falls was one of three locations targeted in a recent overnight crime spree. The Marble Falls Police Department is searching for a possible suspect. Call the Hill Country Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-866-756-TIPS (8477) to offer an anonymous tip and be eligible for a reward if the tip leads to an arrest and conviction. Staff photo by Connie Swinney

Burglars, vandals strike three Marble Falls locations in hunt for cash

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — Burglars smashed glass doors and windows to steal cash from two merchants and attempted a break-in at a recreational facility for children during an overnight crime spree in the area of Broadway Avenue, according to Marble Falls police. (more…)

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Relative’s discovery lands Marble Falls woman in jail

UPDATE: Charges dismissed Oct. 21, 2013 per state district judge. DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — Marble Falls police may have caught a break in a December 2012 burglary when the suspect’s relative reported Aug. 3 that somebody had stashed items in his barn that didn’t belong to him. On Aug. 15, police arrested […]

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Spicewood man charged in attempted kidnapping, assault of ex-wife

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — A man who allegedly tried to kidnap his ex-wife and then threatened her family in Honduras if the Marble Falls woman reported him to the police found himself behind bars after Burnet County deputies arrested him several hours later. Marble Falls police charged Juan Jose Ramirez Sr., […]

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Mugging victim dies; Marble Falls police conduct capital murder investigation

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — The 70-year-old victim of a mugging in June died Aug. 1, upping the ante as investigators still look for leads in the case, officials said. “We received notice yesterday afternoon (Aug. 1) that he had passed away,” Marble Falls Police Capt. Glenn Hanson said. “He had been […]

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Meagon Edwards

Grand jury indicts woman in baseball bat attack on Marble Falls police officers

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — A woman who allegedly hit a Marble Falls police officer with a baseball bat in May remains behind bars after a grand jury indicted her this summer on four felony charges relating to the attack and an earlier one involving other officers. (more…)

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Thomas Hutchins

Round Rock police arrest Marble Falls woman in robbery, hit-and-run

FROM STAFF REPORTS ROUND ROCK — Round Rock police charged a Marble Falls woman with stealing a purse and then striking a female with a vehicle and running over a man as the suspect and an accomplice tried to flee the scene. (more…)

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Son of Marble Falls City Council member faces felony marijuana charge

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — The son of a Marble Falls City Council member turned himself into authorities in May after police issued a warrant for his arrest on marijuana charges. Reed Aaron Norman, 21, faces third-degree felony possession of marijuana, more than five pounds but less than 50 pounds. He is […]

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Marble Falls police seek information on assault that left 70-year-old man in ‘grave’ condition

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — A man who simply walked to a store June 22 ended up in the hospital the next day in serious condition after somebody attacked him on the street between his residence and destination. Police are seeking assistance on locating the alleged attacker. (more…)

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Marble Falls woman arrested after attacking police officers with baseball bat

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — Marble Falls police officers responded to a convenience store in the 1600 block of RR 1431 about 2:20 a.m. May 30 where they found a woman allegedly attempting to break into the building with a baseball bat. (more…)

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