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Burnet County Jail bookings for the period of July 12-18

Burnet County Jail bookings for the period of July 12-18

The following people were arrested and booked into the Burnet County Jail during the period of July 12-18, 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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Llano County Jail bookings for the period of July 8-14

Llano County Jail bookings for the period of July 8-14

The following people were arrested and booked into the Llano County Jail during the period of July 8-14, 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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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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Burnet County Jail bookings for period of July 8-11

Burnet County Jail bookings for period of July 8-11

The following people were arrested and booked into the Burnet County Jail during the period of July 8-11, 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 June 24-July 7

Llano County Jail bookings for period of June 24-July 7

The following people were arrested and booked into the Llano County Jail during the period of June 24-July 7, 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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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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Burnet County Jail bookings for the period of June 19-27

Burnet County Jail bookings for the period of June 19-27

The following people were arrested and booked into the Burnet County Jail during the period of June 19-27, 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 June 17-23

Llano County Jail bookings for the period of June 17-23

The following people were arrested and booked into the Llano County Jail during the period of June 17-23, 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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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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Llano County Jail bookings for the period of June 3-17

Llano County Jail bookings for the period of June 3-17

The following people were arrested and booked into the Llano County Jail during the period of June 3-17, 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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Former Bertram Police Chief James ‘J.J.’ Wilson.

Ex-Bertram police chief pleads guilty to crimes, loses license

FROM STAFF REPORTS Former Bertram Police Chief James “J.J.” Wilson agreed to a guilty plea in the 424th District Court on June 6 for three crimes. Judge Evan Stubbs sentenced Wilson to four days in jail on each of the two counts of official oppression and five years’ probation on one count of abuse of […]

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Benjamin Becker of Round Mountain

Wanted man caught after 7-hour search, residents’ help

FROM STAFF REPORTS With the combined efforts of residents and Burnet County Sheriff’s Office deputies, a suspect was found after chases by vehicle and foot and a search that lasted seven hours from the first day into the next morning. (more…)

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Information sought in Burnet County burglaries; firearms and instruments stolen

Information sought in Burnet County burglaries; firearms and instruments stolen

FROM STAFF REPORTS Information regarding two recent Burnet County burglaries is being sought by Hill Country Area Crime Stoppers and the Burnet County Sheriff’s Office. (more…)

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Thomas Reyes

Buchanan Dam man charged with manslaughter in crash that killed Kingsland pastor

STAFF REPORTS A Buchanan Dam man was charged with two second-degree felonies after a June 2 crash that killed a Kingsland pastor. (more…)

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Luke Allen Mortensen, 29, of Marble Falls was booked into the Burnet County Jail on June 5 on charges of evading arrest, possession of a controlled substance, resisting arrest, reckless driving, and stalking.

High-speed pursuit by Marble Falls police started with harassment report

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON When Marble Falls police responded to a harassment call on Resource Parkway off US 281 on June 5, the suspect took officers on a high-speed chase to Granite Shoals and back again, reaching speeds in excess of 100 miles per hour. (more…)

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Gregory Deloach

‘Dangerous felon’ wanted by local agencies caught in Temple

FROM STAFF REPORTS A 33-year-old man deemed a “dangerous felon” by area law enforcement who is a suspect in a Highland Haven vehicle theft is behind bars after Temple police nabbed him May 22 following a foot chase. (more…)

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New K9 cop helps keep $250,000 worth of drugs off streets

FROM STAFF REPORTS A speeding stop May 20 turned into a major drug arrest, possibly keeping a quarter of a million dollars worth of drugs off the streets. (more…)

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Ellen Halbert Unit chapel

Joseph’s Hammer hopes to nail down Burnet prison unit chapel

PAM STEVENSON • SPECIAL TO DAILYTRIB.COM Since the construction of the Ellen Halbert Unit in Burnet in 1995, faith-based organizations have borrowed cramped classrooms in the education wing for worship services. That could soon change as members of Joseph’s Hammer met recently with state officials to discuss building a worship center at the women’s prison. […]

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Llano bank employee gets 3 years for embezzling $900,000

Llano bank employee gets 3 years for embezzling $900,000

FROM STAFF REPORTS A U.S. district judge sentenced a 45-year-old Llano woman to three years in federal prison for stealing more than $900,000 from a Llano bank over the seven years she worked for the institution. (more…)

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Former Burnet Police Sgt. Russell Butler was booked into the Llano County Jail after a Burnet County grand jury indicted him April 23 on one count of murder and three counts of aggravated assault by a public servant in the shooting death of 25-year-old Brandon Michael Jacque. Courtesy photo

Ex-Burnet police officer indicted on murder charge in shooting

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON A former Burnet police officer is now facing a first-degree murder charge after he shot and killed a man in the early hours on March 27. (more…)

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Granite Shoals man charged with attempted capital murder of peace officer

FROM STAFF REPORTS A Granite Shoals police officer knocked on the door of a travel trailer at 9:13 a.m. April 10 after responding to a shots fired call then stepped to the side of the door to watch it. Moments later, a suspect inside fired a shot in the area where the officer had been […]

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