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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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Llano County Jail bookings for the period of May 6-12

Llano County Jail bookings for the period of May 6-12

The following people were arrested and booked into the Llano County Jail during the period of May 6-12, 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 the period of May 10-16

Burnet County Jail bookings for the period of May 10-16

The following people were arrested and booked into the Burnet County Jail during the period of May 10-16, 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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Burnet County Jail bookings for the period of May 3-9

Burnet County Jail bookings for the period of May 3-9

The following people were arrested and booked into the Burnet County Jail during the period of May 3-9, 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 April 29-May 5

Llano County Jail bookings for the period of April 29-May 5

The following people were arrested and booked into the Llano County Jail during the period of April 29-May 5, 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 the period of April 26-May 2

Burnet County Jail bookings for the period of April 26-May 2

The following people were arrested and booked into the Burnet County Jail during the period of April 26-May 2, 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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Llano County Jail bookings for the period of April 21-28

Llano County Jail bookings for the period of April 21-28

The following people were arrested and booked into the Llano County Jail during the period of April 21-28,  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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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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Llano County Jail bookings for the period of April 14-21

Llano County Jail bookings for the period of April 14-21

The following people were arrested and booked into the Llano County Jail during the period of April 14-21, 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 the period of April 19-25

Burnet County Jail bookings for the period of April 19-25

The following people were arrested and booked into the Burnet County Jail during the period of April 19-25, 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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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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Law enforcement agencies seeking ‘dangerous felon;’ public asked to call 9-1-1 if he’s seen

FROM STAFF REPORTS Highland Lakes law enforcement agencies are asking for the public’s help in locating a man they believe has been involved in several crimes. (more…)

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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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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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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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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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Chris Cowan was hired four months ago to handle environmental crimes in Burnet County. He's been so busy with cases that the county is seeking funding for a second officer to help him. Courtesy photo

New county environmental crimes officer swamped by cases

STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS Just over four months into the job, Environmental Crimes Deputy Chris Cowan already is a victim of his own success. (more…)

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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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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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