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Burnet police have issued a warrant for the arrest of a man (pictured here) they believe is responsible for a string of vehicle burglaries and used a stolen credit card to make a purchase at a Kingsland store. Courtesy photo

Burnet police ID and issue warrant for tattooed suspect in theft cases

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET —Authorities have issued an arrest warrant for a vehicle burglary suspect caught on surveillance using a reported stolen credit card at a Kingsland store, according to the Burnet Police Department. (more…)

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Randy Wayne Johns

Second truck theft suspect caught thanks to tip

FROM STAFF REPORTS BERTRAM — Authorities apprehended the second of two suspects in a vehicle theft thanks to a cooperative effort among area law enforcement agencies and a tip through Hill Country Area Crime Stoppers, officials say. (more…)

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Authorities on Nov. 13 nabbed three juvenile suspects accused of stealing items from more than a dozen vehicles in the Claremont neighborhood in Marble Falls. Staff photo by Connie Swinney

3 teens arrested in Marble Falls neighborhood car burglaries

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY MARBLE FALLS — Police have charged three juvenile suspects with burglary in connection with a rash of unlocked vehicle break-ins in the Claremont neighborhood, according to a Marble Falls Police Department report. (more…)

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Daniel Ray Castillo

U.S. marshals track down suspect in stolen truck case; one still at large

FROM STAFF REPORTS BERTRAM — Authorities captured a suspect on Nov. 14 who was wanted in connection with a stolen truck and pursuit six days prior when he and another man evaded Burnet County sheriff’s deputies on a rural road. (more…)

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Burnet County Jail bookings for the period of Nov. 8-14

Burnet County Jail bookings for the period of Nov. 8-14

The following people were arrested and booked into the Burnet County Jail during the period of Nov. 8-14, 2017, 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 Nov. 7-13

Llano County Jail bookings for the period of Nov. 7-13

The following people were arrested and booked into the Llano County Jail during the period of Nov. 7-13, 2017, 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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DANIEL RAY CASTILLO

Authorities ID ‘dangerous’ suspects in Lampasas stolen truck case

FROM STAFF REPORTS BERTRAM — Authorities have identified two at-large suspects possibly armed and dangerous due to a cooperative effort among area law enforcement agencies. (more…)

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Stolen truck leads to suspects’ flight, crash involving Burnet County deputy

Stolen truck leads to suspects’ flight, crash involving Burnet County deputy

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY BERTRAM — Authorities are searching for two suspects who reportedly stole a vehicle and fled the scene Nov. 8 on a remote stretch of CR 323 on the Burnet-Williamson county line, according to investigators. (more…)

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Burnet County Jail bookings for period of Nov. 1-7

Burnet County Jail bookings for period of Nov. 1-7

The following people were arrested and booked into the Burnet County Jail during the period of Nov. 1-7, 2017, 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 Oct. 31-Nov. 6

Llano County Jail bookings for period of Oct. 31-Nov. 6

The following people were arrested and booked into the Llano County Jail during the period of Oct. 31-Nov. 6, 2017, 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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Authorities in Burnet and Llano counties are looking for two suspects in a recent string of vehicle burglaries. One of the perpetrators, with potentially identifying tattoos, was captured on surveillance video Oct. 31 in a Kingsland convenience store. Courtesy photo

Burnet police looking for tattooed car burglary suspect 

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY BURNET — Investigators need the public’s help finding a suspect with potentially identifying tattoos who might be responsible for a rash of vehicle burglaries in Burnet and Llano counties. (more…)

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Burnet County Jail raises the bar, but you still don't want to stay there

Burnet County Jail raises the bar, but you still don’t want to stay there

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON BURNET — Standing at one end of a long hallway in the Burnet County Jail, Sheriff Calvin Boyd pointed out the obvious: It’s not a warm and welcoming place. “It’s not supposed to be,” he said. “It’s here for a purpose, and it’s not a place you should want to go.” (more…)

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Burnet County Jail bookings for Oct. 25-31, 2017

Burnet County Jail bookings for Oct. 25-31, 2017

The following people were arrested and booked into the Burnet County Jail during the period of Oct. 25-31, 2017, 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 Oct. 24-30, 2017

Llano County Jail bookings for Oct. 24-30, 2017

The following people were arrested and booked into the Llano County Jail during the period of Oct. 24-30, 2017, 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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Melissa 'Lisa' Sloan

Ex-Llano police sergeant faces misuse of information charge

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY LLANO — A former Llano police officer faces a charge of misusing confidential information after her employment with the agency was terminated, officials confirmed. Melissa “Lisa” Sloan was a patrol sergeant with the Llano Police Department, where she worked for more than eight years. (more…)

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Former Horseshoe Bay Resort restaurant staff face theft ring charges

Former Horseshoe Bay Resort restaurant staff face theft ring charges

FROM STAFF REPORTS HORSESHOE BAY — Investigators filed organized theft charges against four former Horseshoe Bay Resort restaurant employees. (more…)

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Cops: Fatal street brawl started with argument, assault at Marble Falls eatery

Cops: Fatal street brawl started with argument, assault at Marble Falls eatery

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY MARBLE FALLS — A street brawl that left a man dead Oct. 22 might have started with an argument and alleged assault at a restaurant, according to a Marble Falls police report. (more…)

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Burnet County Jail bookings for the period of Oct. 18-24

Burnet County Jail bookings for the period of Oct. 18-24

The following people were arrested and booked into the Burnet County Jail during the period of Oct. 18-24, 2017, 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 Oct. 17-23

Llano County Jail bookings for the period of Oct. 17-23

The following people were arrested and booked into the Llano County Jail during the period of Oct. 17-23, 2017, 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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Man struck and killed by vehicle after Marble Falls street brawl

Man struck and killed by vehicle after Marble Falls street brawl

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — Police are investigating the death of a man struck and killed by a vehicle following a street brawl in the early morning hours of Oct. 22. Marble Falls police have identified a number of suspects, who remain at large, according to Marble Falls Police Sgt. Trisha Ratliff. (more…)

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Granite Shoals police cite stolen car, alcohol in report following fatal crash

Granite Shoals police cite stolen car, alcohol in report following fatal crash

FROM STAFF REPORTS GRANITE SHOALS — An 18-year-old Granite Shoals man who died following a police pursuit Oct. 19 might have stolen the car he was driving at the time of his death, according to Granite Shoals Police Department officials. (more…)

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Granite Shoals man dies in crash during police pursuit

Granite Shoals man dies in crash during police pursuit

FROM STAFF REPORTS GRANITE SHOALS — An 18-year-old Granite Shoals man died Oct. 19 in a crash while being pursued by police, according to a Texas Department of Public Safety report. (more…)

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Llano County Jail bookings for the period of Oct. 10-16

Llano County Jail bookings for the period of Oct. 10-16

The following people were arrested and booked into the Llano County Jail during the period of Oct. 10-16, 2017, 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 the period of Oct. 11-17

Burnet County Jail bookings for the period of Oct. 11-17

The following people were arrested and booked into the Burnet County Jail during the period of Oct. 11-17, 2017, 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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Forgotten backpack or potential threat?

Las Vegas massacre prompts call for Texans to report suspicious activity

FROM STAFF REPORTS AUSTIN – In light of the Las Vega attack, law enforcement in the Lone Star State want Texans to pay closer attention to and report suspicious and potentially dangerous activity. (more…)

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Pilot who landed pot-filled plane in Llano gets 37 months for drug trafficking

Pilot who landed pot-filled plane in Llano gets 37 months for drug trafficking

FROM STAFF REPORTS AUSTIN — A federal judge on Sept. 22 sentenced a 65-year-old pilot who landed at the Llano Municipal Airport with 206 pounds of hydroponic marijuana to 37 months in federal prison for drug trafficking. (more…)

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