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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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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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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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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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Gregory Deloach

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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