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Burnet police seize THC-infused vape cartridges and pot

The Burnet Police Department arrested a “suspected” drug dealer September 14 after they found marijuana and THC-infused vape cartridges in his vehicle and home. Burnet police charged 22-year-old Antulio Vela with manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance, a first-degree felony, and possession of marijuana, a state jail felony. The arrest happened shortly after Vela left his […]

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Llano County Jail bookings for period of September 2-8

Llano County Jail bookings for period of September 2-8

The following people were arrested and booked into the Llano County Jail during the period of September 2-8, 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 […]

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Burnet County Jail bookings for period of September 6-12

Burnet County Jail bookings for period of September 6-12

The following people were arrested and booked into the Burnet County Jail during the period of September 6-12, 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 August 26-September 1

Llano County Jail bookings for August 26-September 1

The following people were arrested and booked into the Llano County Jail during the period of August 26-September 1, 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 […]

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Burnet County Jail bookings for August 30-September 5

Burnet County Jail bookings for August 30-September 5

The following people were arrested and booked into the Burnet County Jail during the period of August 30-September 5, 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 […]

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Burnet County Jail bookings for the period of August 23-29

Burnet County Jail bookings for the period of August 23-29

The following people were arrested and booked into the Burnet County Jail during the period of August 23-29, 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 the period of August 19-25

Llano County Jail bookings for the period of August 19-25

The following people were arrested and booked into the Llano County Jail during the period of August 19-25, 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 […]

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Allan Hawley

Man who led law enforcement on long chase gets 55 years

A Cottonwood Shores man who led law enforcement on a chase through Marble Falls in February before crashing into a Marble Falls patrol vehicle in the Chick-fil-A parking lot on U.S. 281 will have up to 55 years to think about his actions. A Burnet County jury on August 20 convicted 53-year-old Allan Wayne Hawley […]

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Jason Toner

Traffic stop and officer’s memory link man to two crimes

A Granite Shoals police officer’s memory helped put a suspected burglar and thief behind bars. Officers responded to a report of a residential burglary on August 25 in the 100 block of West Granite Castle in Granite Shoals, where the homeowners listed what had been taken. One of the officers recalled seeing several of those […]

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Ruben Robles

Burnet police track down man who fled during July traffic stop

A Burnet man wanted on two felony warrants tried to hide, but he couldn’t escape Burnet police officers and Kuso, the department’s K-9 unit. In July, the suspect fled from officers during a traffic stop. They were able to identify the man as 59-year-old Ruben Robles. Officers obtained arrest warrants for the man: one for […]

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Burnet County Jail bookings for the period of August 16-22

Burnet County Jail bookings for the period of August 16-22

The following people were arrested and booked into the Burnet County Jail during the period of August 16-22, 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 the period of August 12-18

Llano County Jail bookings for the period of August 12-18

The following people were arrested and booked into the Llano County Jail during the period of August 12-18, 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 […]

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Levi Baay

Granite Shoals man faces felony over ‘trash’ on property

A Granite Shoals man faces a felony charge for not cleaning up his property after numerous requests by the city’s code enforcement department. His lack of response triggered an investigation on April 10 by Burnet County Precinct 4 Constable Missy Bindseil and then-Burnet County Environmental Crimes Investigator Chris Cowan. According to a media release from […]

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Gary and Meghann Wiggins

Couple indicted on human trafficking charges related to Bertram residential facility

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON A Burnet County grand jury indicted an Alabama couple accused of trafficking boys in association with a Bertram-area residential facility. Gary Wiggins, 49, and Meghann Wiggins, 34, face human trafficking charges related to a July 2018 investigation. According to the grand jury indictment, the two knowingly trafficked four boys and made them […]

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Damon Beard

Man who fled during forgery trial caught in Marble Falls area

Burnet County law enforcement officers arrested a 45-year-old man who fled Brown County on the last day of his trial before a jury convicted him and recommended a 20-year sentence. Damon Beard was picked up in the Marble Falls area August 12 after he absconded from Brown County five days earlier. Beard was on trial […]

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Johnathon Gonzales

Stabbing suspect leads several agencies on high-speed chase

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON The suspect in the stabbing of a mother and son in Cottonwood Shores led law enforcement on a high-speed pursuit through two counties, but teamwork put him in the Burnet County Jail, where he is facing several felony charges. Cottonwood Shores Police Chief Johnny Liendo said the man entered a Cottonwood Shores […]

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Burnet drug bust nets 34 grams of meth

Routine traffic stop in Burnet nets 34 grams of meth, more

A Burnet police officer pulled over a vehicle on July 30 for a minor traffic violation. What the officer discovered was a whole lot more. According to the Burnet Police Department, the officer stopped an SUV at about 9:45 p.m. in a “known drug area,” and the three occupants “were known drug users.” After ensuring […]

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Ricky Wayne Hays,

UPDATE: Marble Falls police arrest suspect in car thefts

A man wanted in connection with six vehicle thefts is behind bars after authorities picked him up July 29. Marble Falls police arrested 30-year-old Ricky Wayne Hays at about 11 p.m. Monday while he was in possession of a vehicle reported stolen out of Blanco County. The Heart of Texas Auto Theft Task Force is […]

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John Wesley Norris

Packsaddle Motel arrest nets suspected major meth dealer

After a yearlong investigation, Llano County deputies arrested a man they believe to be a major meth dealer in Llano and the surrounding counties. Llano County Sheriff’s Office deputies executed a search warrant at a residence in the 800 block of Wood Forrest in Kingsland at 7PM on July 10. During the search, the deputies […]

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William Shane J. Smith

Burnet County man charged with kidnapping, sexual assault

Blanco County law enforcement officials charged an 18-year-old Burnet County man for allegedly kidnapping and sexually assaulting a teenage girl. According to officials, the suspect allegedly abducted the 15-year-old girl from Bexar County in May, and took her to Blanco County. He then allegedly sexually assaulted her in Blanco, though law enforcement officials believe she […]

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Zachary Trueblood

Granite Shoals man arrested for online solicitation of minor

A 24-year-old Granite Shoals man was arrested and booked into the Burnet County jail July 4 on the charge of online solicitation of a minor (sexual contact). He also faces a possession of marijuana charge. The suspect bonded out later the same day. Suspect Zachary Cheyenne Trueblood allegedly told a Marble Falls police officer he […]

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Jason Daniel Toner

Burnet County deputies track down vehicle burglary suspect

FROM STAFF REPORTS Burnet County deputies did some old-fashioned tracking July 2 to catch up to a suspect in a vehicle burglary. (more…)

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DPS troopers out in force July 3-5 looking for offenders

Texas Department of Public Safety troopers are conducting two simultaneous traffic operations July 3-5 to keep roads safe this Fourth of July holiday. Traffic enforcement increases will take place as part of Operation CARE (Crash Awareness and Reduction Effort) and Operation Holiday. (more…)

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Stolen air compressors in Burnet County

Investigators track down stolen air compressors via GPS

FROM STAFF REPORTS A GPS tracking device led investigators to two suspects in the theft of a couple of mobile air compressors and attachments valued at more than $48,000. (more…)

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Parents arrested after 1-year-old tests positive for meth

Parents arrested after 1-year-old tests positive for meth

FROM STAFF REPORTS After a drug test on a 1-year-old boy came back positive for meth, Marble Falls police charged his mother and stepfather with child endangerment. (more…)

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Burnet County Jail bookings for the period of June 7-18

Burnet County Jail bookings for the period of June 7-18

The following people were arrested and booked into the Burnet County Jail during the period of June 7-18, 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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