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Llano County Jail bookings for period of March 3-10, 2019

Llano County Jail bookings for period of March 3-10, 2019

The following people were arrested and booked into the Llano County Jail during the period of March 3-10, 2019, 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 of […]

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Burnet County Jail bookings for period of March 8-14, 2019

Burnet County Jail bookings for period of March 8-14, 2019

The following people were arrested and booked into the Burnet County Jail during the period of March 8-14, 2019, 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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Lucio Roy Atkinson, 47, was sentenced on March 1 to 80 years in prison on a drug charge.

Man with long rap sheet gets 80 years on drug charge

FROM STAFF REPORTS Before State District Judge Evan Stubbs sentenced a convicted drug dealer to eight decades in prison on March 1, the judge addressed the 47-year-old man and his family. (more…)

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Llano County Jail bookings for period of Feb. 25-March 1

Llano County Jail bookings for period of Feb. 25-March 1

The following people were arrested and booked into the Llano County Jail during the period of Feb.25-March 3, 2019, 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 of […]

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Burnet County Jail bookings for period of March 1-7, 2019

Burnet County Jail bookings for period of March 1-7, 2019

The following people were arrested and booked into the Burnet County Jail during the period of March 1-7, 2019 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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Man found not guilty in Burnet County child indecency case

Man found not guilty in Burnet County child indecency case

FROM STAFF REPORTS A Burnet County jury deliberated for 23 minutes March 5 before returning a not guilty verdict in an indecency with a child case. (more…)

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Jackie Lett, 48, of Granite Shoals was given two 15-year sentences in prison after being found guilty of sexually assaulting a teen girl in 2017.

Granite Shoals man guilty in sexual assault of child case

FROM STAFF REPORTS A  Granite Shoals man’s text messages played a big role in his conviction on 17 counts of sexual assault of a child during his February trial. (more…)

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Michael Andrew Horn, 45, of Kingsland was sentenced to 20 years in prison for a January 2018 bar altercation during which he threatened two people with a gun.

Kingsland man gets 20 years in bar fight involving gun

FROM STAFF REPORTS A 45-year-old Kingsland man was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Feb. 26 after being found guilty of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon related to an altercation during which he threatened two people with a gun. (more…)

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Burnet County Jail bookings for period of Feb. 22-28, 2019

Burnet County Jail bookings for period of Feb. 22-28, 2019

The following people were arrested and booked into the Burnet County Jail during the period of Feb 22-28, 2019, 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 period of Feb. 18-24, 2019

Llano County Jail bookings for period of Feb. 18-24, 2019

The following people were arrested and booked into the Llano County Jail during the period of Feb. 18-24, 2019, 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 of […]

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Kingsland man charged with murder in woman’s death

Kingsland man charged with murder in woman’s death

FROM STAFF REPORTS A 26-year-old Kingsland man was arrested Feb. 21 and charged with murder, according to Llano County Jail records. Gary Reese posted a $50,000 bond later that day. (more…)

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Burnet County Jail bookings for period of Feb. 15-21, 2019

Burnet County Jail bookings for period of Feb. 15-21, 2019

The following people were arrested and booked into the Burnet County Jail during the period of Feb 15-21, 2019, 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 period of Feb. 11-17, 2019

Llano County Jail bookings for period of Feb. 11-17, 2019

The following people were arrested and booked into the Llano County Jail during the period of Feb. 11-17, 2019, 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 of […]

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Cody Rahe White, 36, of Johnson City was charged in the theft of four rams from a Burnet County ranch last fall.

Johnson City man charged in theft of Burnet County rams

FROM STAFF REPORTS An investigation by a Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association’s special ranger led to the Feb. 12 arrest of Cody Rahe White, 36, of Johnson City in the theft of four rams from a Burnet County ranch last fall. (more…)

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Kingsland man receives life sentence in meth case

Kingsland man receives life sentence in meth case

FROM STAFF REPORTS A Llano County jury sentenced a Kingsland man to life in prison after convicting him of possession of methamphetamine with the intent to deliver. According to the Llano County District Attorney, the jury could have sentenced 35-year-old Thomas Preston Davis to anywhere from 15 years to life in prison on the conviction. […]

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Marble Falls Area EMS paramedics treat a motorcycle driver after the individual led law enforcement on a chase through Marble Falls before crashing into a Marble Falls police car in front of Chick-fil-A on U.S. 281. Allan Wayne Hawley (right), 53, of Cottonwood Shores was charged with reckless driving and evading arrest. Courtesy photos

Motorcyclist leads law enforcement on winding chase before crashing into patrol car

FROM STAFF REPORTS A motorcycle driver on Feb. 12 took law enforcement on a winding chase through Marble Falls before his escapades came to an end after crashing into a Marble Falls police car in front of Chick-fil-A on U.S. 281. (more…)

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UPDATE: Murder suspect caught near Bertram identified

UPDATE: Murder suspect caught near Bertram identified

FROM STAFF REPORTS Authorities arrested a suspect in a Bartlett murder northeast of Bertram late Feb. 1. (more…)

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Priest at Mass

Dead priest with local ties on sexual abuse allegations list

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON A list of 22 Catholic priests “credibly accused of committing sexual abuse against a minor” released by the Diocese of Austin on Jan. 31 included one with ties to the Highland Lakes. (more…)

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PEC to members: Hang up on scammers demanding payment

PEC to members: Hang up on scammers demanding payment

FROM STAFF REPORTS If you receive a phone call from someone claiming to be with Pedernales Electric Cooperative who’s demanding you pay a bill immediately or face disconnection of electric services, co-op officials say to hang up. (more…)

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Death of woman in Kingsland is possible homicide; hospitalized man 'person of interest'

Death of woman in Kingsland is possible homicide; hospitalized man ‘person of interest’

FROM STAFF REPORTS Llano County deputies and the Texas Rangers are investigating the death of a 49-year-old woman in Kingsland as a homicide. (more…)

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Emmanuel Harris

Killeen man arrested in connection with Burnet County store robbery, other crimes

FROM STAFF REPORTS A Killeen man faces a string of felony charges for an alleged crime spree in northeastern Burnet County that includes robbing a convenience store and stealing several firearms. (more…)

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UPDATE: Armed man shot and killed by DPS trooper identified

UPDATE: Armed man shot and killed by DPS trooper identified

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Texas Rangers are investigating a state trooper-involved shooting on Dec. 30 that left one person dead. (more…)

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Charles Farrell, 62, was charged in the shooting of a 45-year-old Burnet County man Dec. 22.

BCSO: Argument over property preceded Dec. 22 shooting

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON The 45-year-old man shot Dec. 22 during an altercation outside of Burnet remains in intensive care, according to Burnet County Sheriff’s Office investigators. The person who allegedly shot the man told authorities he was defending himself. (more…)

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Charles Farrell, 62, was charged in the shooting of a 45-year-old Burnet County man Dec. 22.

Man shot in head Dec. 22; Burnet County suspect arrested

UPDATE: Charles Farrell, the suspect in a Dec. 22 shooting, was released Sunday, Dec. 23, from the Burnet County Jail after posting a $25,000 bond. FROM STAFF REPORTS A 45-year-old man with a gunshot wound had surgery as the alleged shooter was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in a Dec. 22 shooting. […]

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Hill Country Area Crime Stoppers and the Llano County Sheriff’s Office are requesting information about a boat and a doghouse purchased at a Buchanan Dam garage sale around October 2006 that could help investigators working to solve the 12-year-old cold case killing of Holly Simmons. Rendering courtesy of Hill Country Area Crime Stoppers

Boat and unique doghouse information could help solve Buchanan Dam cold case death

FROM STAFF REPORTS Twelve years after Holly Simmons was last seen alive, information about a boat and a doghouse purchased at a garage sale in 2006 is being sought. (more…)

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Cody Landon Hobgood, 41, of Fort Worth

Two men lead Burnet County deputies on high-speed chase, crash Mini Cooper at high school

FROM STAFF REPORTS One man is behind bars and another in a Williamson County hospital after leading Burnet County Sheriff’s Office deputies on a high-speed chase Nov. 17. The pursuit ended with the two suspects’ car rolling over on the Burnet High School campus. (more…)

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