Archive 2018
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BLANKETS TO THE NEEDY
Jan. 25, 2018: Federal Surplus Property Program
ARRESTS, DEC. 18 - JAN. 8, 2018
16 suspects taken into custody
DRIVER ESCAPES TRUCK FIRE
Feb. 1, 2018: Did vehicle strike roadway debris?
ARRESTS, JAN. 8-15, 2018
5 suspects taken into custody
MANHUNT CONTINUES AFTER INTERCEPTION
March 15, 2018: At least 17 in custody
ARRESTS, JAN. 15-22, 2018
15 suspects taken into custody
BORDER STAR FUND APPLICATION
March 20, 2018: Court supports request to governor
JP SIGNS WARRANTS
Jan. 28, 2018: Court dodgers charged
ARRESTS, JAN. 22-29, 2018
10 suspects taken into custody
CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION MONTH (Photo caption)
April 6, 2018: Students help raise awareness
JP SIGNS WARRANTS
Jan. 29, 2018: Court dodgers charged
'TALK, TEXT, CRASH'
April 9, 2018: TxDOT campaign targets distracted drivers
ARRESTS, JAN. 29 - FEB. 5, 2018
10 suspects taken into custody
NEW PHONE SCAM TARGETS SENIORS
April 9, 2018: 'Mafia-style tactics' in abusive phone calls
JP SIGNS WARRANTS
Feb. 5, 2018: Court dodgers charged
CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION EFFORTS
April 11, 2018: Government, advocates join in proclamation
ARRESTS, FEB. 5-12, 2018
13 suspects taken into custody
NATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATORS' WEEK
April 11, 2018: Honoring emergency dispatchers
JP SIGNS WARRANTS
Feb. 12, 2018: Court dodgers charged
SOCIAL MEDIA HELPS FIND MISSING CHILD
April 17, 2018: Boy was found in Cotulla
ARRESTS, FEB. 12-19, 2018
15 suspects taken into custody
FIRST GRADERS' FINGERPRINTING (Photo caption)
April 25, 2018: Identity kits for the youngsters
ARRESTS, FEB. 19-26, 2018
12 suspects taken into custody
SCHOOL BUS MACHETE ATTACK
April 26, 2018: Gardendale man in custody
ARRESTS, FEB. 26 - MARCH 5, 2018
6 suspects taken into custody
HEROIN SMUGGLING UNCOVERED
May 7, 2018: Traffic stop yields over $150K in drugs
JP SIGNS WARRANTS
March 5, 2018: Court dodgers charged
NEW PHONE SCAM ALERT
May 14, 2018: Social service calls are fake
ARRESTS, MARCH 5-12, 2018
14 suspects taken into custody
POLICE APPRECIATION WEEK (Photo caption)
May 18, 2018: Celebration at local school
NEW SCAM KIDNAP CALLS
May 25, 2018: Threats against elderly residents
ARRESTS, MARCH 12-19, 2018
6 suspects taken into custody
JP SIGNS WARRANTS
March 20, 2018: Court dodgers charged
PRISON SENTENCE FOR ASSAULT
May 25, 2018: Orlando Ortiz faces 40 years behind bars
ARRESTS, MARCH 19-26
11 suspects taken into custody
WHAT LIES BENEATH (Photo caption)
May 30, 2018: 'Safety Rocks' presentation at school
JP SIGNS WARRANTS
March 27, 2018: Court dodgers charged
THIEVES STRIKE HOLLAND DAM PARK
May 31, 2018: Barbecue pit cut off at base
ARRESTS, MARCH 26 - APRIL 2, 2018
10 suspects taken into custody
TxDOT MEETING AHEAD
June 8, 2018: Laying plans for rural improvements
ARRESTS, APRIL 2-9, 2018
9 suspects taken into custody
ENERGY SALESMAN WAS DALLAS FUGITIVE
June 8, 2018: Fake ID on Green Mountain rep
JP SIGNS WARRANTS
April 9, 2018: Court dodgers charged
DOWNTOWN COTULLA CRASH
June 14, 2018: Vehicle damages STRH building
ARRESTS, APRIL 9-16, 2018
9 suspects taken into custody
EMERGENCY HEAT ADVISORY
June 25, 2018: Take precautions during hot weather
JP SIGNS WARRANTS
April 16, 2018: Court dodgers charged
COTULLA BURGLARY ARREST
July 9, 2018: John Brian Molina behind bars
ARRESTS, APRIL 16-24, 2018
19 suspects taken into custody
DRUG TRAFFIC SURVEILLANCE, ARREST
July 14, 2018: $100K bond for Nathan Guzman
ARRESTS, APRIL 24-30, 2018
15 suspects taken into custody
COCAINE CARGO IN FAMILY VEHICLE
July 24, 2018: Children sitting on drug bundles
COUNTERFEIT CASH IN SOUTH TEXAS
July 27, 2018: Tips for spotting fake banknotes
ARRESTS, APRIL 30 - May 7, 2018
15 suspects taken into custody
TABLETOP EXERCISE (Photo caption)
Aug. 8, 2018: Emergency planners discuss response
ARRESTS, MAY 7-14, 2018
11 suspects taken into custody
ENCINAL TRIO SENTENCED
Aug. 9, 2018: Prison time for felony offenses
JP SIGNS WARRANTS
May 21, 2018: Court dodgers charged
BODY CAMERA CLASS (Photo caption)
Aug. 15, 2018: Training update on equipment use
ARRESTS, MAY 14-28, 2018
16 suspects taken into custody
VETERANS' WELCOME (Photo caption)
Sept. 6, 2018: Special convoy arrives in Cotulla
ARRESTS, MAY 28 - JUNE 4, 2018
16 suspects taken into custody
MISSING TEEN FOUND SAFE
Oct. 9, 2018: Thousands alerted through social media
ARRESTS, JUNE 4-11, 2018
14 suspects taken into custody
NATIONAL NIGHT OUT (Photo caption)
Oct. 10, 2018: Celebrating at Madison Pointe
ARRESTS, JUNE 11-18, 2018
12 suspects taken into custody
FLOODING DANGER (Photo caption)
Oct. 15, 2018: Nueces River rises after heavy rains
ARRESTS, JUNE 18-25, 2018
13 suspects taken into custody
FATAL SHOOTING ON POOLE STREET
Oct. 16, 2018: Investigators await toxicology
ARRESTS, JUNE 25 - JULY 2, 2018
17 suspects taken into custody
SEX CRIME PRISON SENTENCE
Oct. 18, 2018: Daniel Flores to serve up to 50 years
ARRESTS, JULY 2-9, 2018
19 suspects taken into custody
NEW PHONE SCAM ALERT
Oct. 19, 2018: Beware fake government agency calls
JP SIGNS WARRANTS
July 16, 2018: Court dodgers charged
FATAL CRASHES ON IH-35
Oct. 20, 2018: Highway closes after multi-vehicle collisions
ARRRESTS, JULY 9-16, 2018
7 suspects taken into custody
RED RIBBON WEEK (Photo caption)
Oct. 25, 2018: Officers address local students
ARRESTS, JULY 16-23, 2018
15 suspects taken into custody
DEADLY COLLISION
Oct. 27, 2018: Driver killed on FM 468 
ARRESTS, JULY 23-30, 2018
14 suspects taken into custody
AMERICAN FFA DEGREE (Photo caption)
Oct. 29, 2018: Sauceda served at Sheriff's Office
ARRESTS, JULY 30 - AUG. 6, 2018
5 suspects taken into custody
DONATIONS WELCOME (Photo caption)
Oct. 31, 2018: Wintergarden Shelter receives supplies
JP SIGNS WARRANTS
Aug. 13, 2018: Court dodgers charged
GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS
Nov. 2018: Local tallies from contested races
ARRESTS, AUG. 6-13, 2018
7 suspects taken into custody
LEPC MEETING
Nov. 8, 2018: Announcing upcoming meeting
ARRESTS, AUG. 13 - SEPT. 3, 2018
40 suspects taken into custody
ENCINAL VETERANS DAY (Photo caption)
Nov. 9, 2018: Honoring those who served
JP SIGNS WARRANTS
Sept. 4, 2018: Court dodgers charged
VETERANS DAY AT LAS PALMAS (Photo caption)
Nov. 9, 2018: Honoring those who served
ARRESTS, SEPT. 3-10, 2018
4 suspects taken into custody
VETERANS' MEMORIAL (Photo caption) (See Feature story)
Nov. 11, 2018: Unveiling ceremony on Veterans Day
JP SIGNS WARRANTS
Sept. 20, 2018: Court dodgers charged
COUNTY THANKSGIVING (Photo caption)
Nov. 16, 2018: Luncheon at American Legion Hall
ARRESTS, SEPT. 10-24, 2018
11 suspects taken into custody
CHRISTMAS TOY DRIVE
Nov. - Dec., 2018: Collection boxes for local charity
ARRESTS, SEPT. 24 - OCT. 1, 2018
10 suspects taken into custody
TxDOT MEETING IN LAREDO
Nov. 26, 2018: Upcoming transport study, public input
JP SIGNS WARRANTS
Oct. 1, 2018: Court dodgers charged
VETERANS' SERVICES
Dec. 4, 2018: Event announcement
ARRESTS, OCT. 1-8, 2018
4 suspects taken into custody
PRESIDENTIAL FUNERAL
Dec. 5, 2018: Courthouse closed
ARRESTS, OCT. 8-15, 2018
14 suspects taken into custody
FLAGS LOWERED FOR PRESIDENT (Photo caption)
Dec. 5, 2018: State funeral for George HW Bush
ARRESTS, OCT. 15-22, 2018
8 suspects taken into custody
CARBAJAL AT CONFERENCE
Dec. 3-6, 2018: Administrative assistants' training
ARRESTS, OCT. 22-29, 2018
13 suspects taken into custody
TCOLE UPDATES
Dec. 12-13, 2018: Event announcement - officer training
ARRESTS, OCT. 29 - NOV. 5, 2018
11 suspects taken into custody
TCOLE TRAINING (Photo caption)
Dec. 12, 2018: Deputy Armstrong instructs classes
NOTICE OF ESTRAY
Nov. 9, 2018: Stray animal captured
JINGLE ALL THE WAY (Photo caption)
Dec. 12, 2018: Students sing Christmas songs
ARRESTS, NOV. 5-12, 2018
15 suspects taken into custody
BRINGING CHRISTMAS JOY
Dec. 14, 2018: Donors contribute to toy drive
ARRESTS, NOV. 12-19, 2018
8 suspects taken into custody
SERVING UP CHEER (Photo caption)
Dec. 14, 2018: Christmas luncheon at Nutrition Center
ARRESTS, NOV. 19-26, 2018
5 suspects taken into custody
COUTYHOUSE FIRE DRILL (Photo caption)
Dec. 21, 2018: Building evacuation
ARRESTS, NOV. 26 - DEC. 3, 2018
11 suspects taken into custody
FELIZ NAVIDAD (Photo caption)
Dec. 21, 2018: La Salle County Christmas Luncheon
JP SIGNS WARRANTS
Dec. 10, 2018: Court dodgers charged
MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL (Photo caption)
Dec. 22, 2018: Volunteers distribute gifts
ARRESTS, DEC. 3-10, 2018
9 suspects taken into custody
ARRESTS, DEC. 10-17, 2018
6 suspects taken into custody
ARRESTS, DEC. 17-27, 2018
19 suspects taken into custody
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2016
'E-CIG' THREATS TO YOUTHS
Feb. 17, 2016: Child advocates address new trends
ZIKA VIRUS ALERT
March 2016: Health agencies list risks, effects
POLICE WEEK PROCLAMATION
May 15-21, 2016: Honoring law enforcement
'CLICK IT OR TICKET' GRANT
May 2016: Funds for enforcement
PIPELINE DISASTER DRILL
June 2016: Tabletop planning for an emergency
PHONE, MAIL SCAM ALERT
May 2016: Elderly residents have been targeted
HUMAN TRAFFICKING, SLAVERY
June 24, 2016: Seminar with District Attorney
NEW MARTINEZ PARK OPENS
July 21, 2016: Dedication ceremony
BACK-TO-SCHOOL SAFETY
Aug. - Sept. 2016: Sheriff urges caution
CHILD SAFETY SEAT PROMOTION
Sept. 2016: Enforcement, resources
HUMAN TRAFFICKING: NEW DANGERS
Sept. 2016: District Attorney outlines crime trends
MISSING & EXPLOITED CHILDREN
Sept. 2016: Workshop for law enforcement
EMERGENCY DRILL: GAS PLANT LEAK
Sept. 2016: Emergency response plan at Anadarko
HOME FIRE PREVENTION CAMPAIGN
Sept. - Oct. 2016: Free smokew detectors for all
EMERGENCY PLANNING COMMITTEE
Dec. 2016: Key players study threats, response
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS
Oct. 2016: County proclamation
2017
SHERIFF BEGINS NEW TERM
Jan. 2017: Rodriguez outlines goals
LA SALLE SUPPORTS CASA
Jan. 2017: County makes grant to advocacy group
LEPC MEETING
Feb. 2017: Responders, oil industry reps meet
WELCOME NEW DPS SERGEANT
Jan. 2017: JD Rodriguez earns promotion
CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION, AWARENESS
April 2017: Judge promotes intervention
SOCIAL MEDIA SCAM ALERT
Feb. 2017: Avoid being tricked by advertisers
COTULLA'S NEW TRUCK RELIEF ROUTE
April 2017: County picks $14M loop builder
COTULLA CITY HALL FUNDING
April 2017: Plan underway for historic building
SUMMER SAFETY TIPS
May 2017: 'Stranger Danger', awareness efforts
LEPC MEETING
May 2017: Emergency responders share resources
EMAIL BANKING SCAMS PERSIST
June 2017: Local cases, fraud prevention tips
JOHNSON STILL MISSING
June 2017: No sign of Marble Falls man since '15
HONORING VETERAN OF THREE WARS
July 2017: Dr. Hood is community parade marshal
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH
Oct. 2017: County issues proclamation
HALLOWEEN SAFETY TIPS
Advice for youngsters and parents
HOUSTON THANKS LA SALLE FOR AID
Oct. 2017: Hurricane Harvey cleanup assistance
MAGAZINE FEATURES CAREER EMPLOYEE
Nov. 2017: Sandi Ibarra recognized for service
PINK-OUT CAMPAIGN
Oct. 2017: Breast Cancer Awareness Month
STUDYING RESPONSE TIMES, RESOURCES
Nov. 2017: Local emergency planners meet
HONORING OUR VETERANS
Nov. 2017: Officers who served their country
2018
USBP ASKS FOR SUPPORT
Feb. 2018: Emergency planners collaborate
COURTHOUSE SECURITY COMMITTEE
April 2018: County meets state requirements
PRESENTATION ON NATIONAL OIL CARRIER
May 2018: LEPC meeting examines industry
COUNTERFEIT CASH IN SOUTH TEXAS
July, 2018: Tips for spotting fake banknotes
TABLETOP EXERCISE (Photo caption)
Aug. 8, 2018: Emergency response planning
COTULLA RAILROAD DEPOT RECONSTRUCTION
Sept. 2018: City makes plans for historic site
COUNTY'S NEW VETERANS' MEMORIAL
Nov. 2018: Unveiling courthouse plaques
RESOURCES, TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES
Nov. 2018: LEPC members learn details
$1.6M GRANT FOR FIREFIGHTERS
Nov. 2018: Ceremony with senator, congressmen
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ARRESTS, JAN. 2-9, 2017
8 suspects taken into custody
SUSPECT FIGHTS DEPUTIES, RESISTS ARREST
Jan. 27, 2017: Alfredo Velasquez in custody
ARRESTS, JAN. 9-16, 2017
9 suspects taken into custody
CRASH DRIVER ADMITS HAVING DRUGS
Feb. 4, 2017: Mom looks in backpack, finds contraband
MULTI-AGENCY DRUG INVESTIGATION
Feb. 7, 2017: Abelardo Molina in custody
ARRESTS, JAN. 16-23, 2017
13 suspects taken into custody
TWO SERIOUSLY HURT IN CRASH
Feb. 11, 2017: Car flips at tracks in Gardendale
ARRESTS, JAN. 23-30, 2017
8 suspects taken into custody
ARRESTS, JAN. 31 - FEB. 6, 2017
16 suspects taken into custody
ONE IN CUSTODY AFTER VEHICLE SEARCH
Feb. 13, 2017: Suspect with drugs at game parlor
ARRESTS, FEB. 6-13, 2017
18 suspects taken into custody
ENCINAL DRUG RAID
Feb. 16, 2017: Cocaine, cash seized
JP SIGNS WARRANTS
Feb. 13, 2017: Court dodgers charged
WILD ANIMAL ALERT
Feb. 26, 2017: School readies to break ground in brush
NOTICE OF ESTRAY
Feb. 15, 2017: Stray animal captured
MANHUNT ENDS IN ARREST
Feb. 20, 2017: Cotulla man suspected of injuring father
ARRESTS, FEB. 13-20, 2017
14 suspects taken into custody
IS SCAM ARTIST BACK IN TOWN?
Feb. 22, 2017: Arrest warrant for Arturo Osteguin
JP SIGNS WARRANTS
Feb. 21, 2017: Court dodgers charged
JAIL ADMINISTRATORS ARRESTED
Feb. 24, 2017: Three charged with mishandling funds
ARRESTS, FEB. 20-27, 2017
16 suspects taken into custody
DEPUTIES SAVE DROWNING CHILD
Feb. 26, 2017: Girl had fallen into swimming pool
ARRESTS, FEB. 27 - MARCH 6, 2017
11 suspects taken into custody
MEETING THE 85th LEGISLATURE
Feb. 28, 2017: Law enforcement chiefs visit Capitol
ARRESTS, MARCH 6-13, 2017
13 suspects taken into custody
COUNTY EMPLOYEES INDICTED
March 9, 2017: Zertuche, Garza face misdemeanor charges
NOTICE OF ESTRAY
March 14, 2017: Stray animal captured
LETTER ABOUT MISSING CHILD
March 16, 2017: Officers, family thank helpers in search
ARRESTS, MARCH 13-20, 2017
10 suspects taken into custody
STOLEN VEHICLES HEADED FOR MEXICO
March 17, 2017: Traffic stop reveals payment for transport
WEED BAKE SALE ON FACEBOOK
March 18, 2017: One in custody on drug charges
ARRESTS, MARCH 20-27, 2017
13 suspects taken into custody
WAS TRUCK STOLEN FROM GARAGE?
March 22, 2017: Former employee takes company vehicle
JP SIGNS WARRANTS
March 27, 2017: Court dodgers charged
FLATBED TRAILER BURNS ON IH-35
April 8, 2017: Housewares, appliances packed tightly
ARRESTS, MARCH 27 - APRIL 3, 2017
18 suspects taken into custody
DRUG RAID AT RV PARK
April 10, 2017: Antonio Garcia Jr. in custody
JP SIGNS WARRANTS
April 4, 2017: Court dodgers charged
SPRING STORMS CREATE HAZARDS
April 11, 2017: Car crash in bad weather
ARRESTS, APRIL 3-10, 2017
13 suspects taken into custody
BUS ROLLOVER ON FM 469
April 24, 2017: No serious injuries
ARRESTS, APRIL 10-17, 2017
11 suspects taken into custody
WAS CRASH DRIVER USING K2?
May 10, 2017: Trust stop customer behaved strangely
ARRESTS, APRIL 17-24, 2017
7 suspects taken into custody
BURNING TRUCK BLOCKS IH-35
May 11, 2017: AC components explode in fire
ARRESTS, APRIL 24 - MAY 1, 2017
7 suspects taken into custody
FUGITIVE LOCKED SELF IN CAR WITH WEED
June 6, 2017: Rudy Sosa taken into custody
JP SIGNS WARRANTS
May 2, 2017: Court dodgers charged
COMMUNITY SUPPORTS FAMILY AFTER FIRE
June 15, 2017: Gardendale home destroyed
ARRESTS, MAY 1-8, 2017
10 suspects taken into custody
HOUSE GUEST STABBED DURING ARGUMENT
June 23, 2017: Dilley teen in custody over assault
ARRESTS, MAY 8-15, 2017
12 suspects taken into custody
ARRESTS, MAY 15-22, 2017
12 suspects taken into custody
TRESPASSER FALLS OFF BARN
June 25, 2017: Jesus Alvarado in custody
ARRESTS, MAY 22-29, 2017
12 suspects taken into custody
DOWNTOWN STORE ROBBED
June 26, 2017: Man threatened cashier, took over $400
PEDESTRIAN DIES ON HIGHWAY
June 27, 2017: Who killed Nikhill Thakor?
ARRESTS, MAY 29 - JUNE 5, 2017
14 suspects taken into custody
FEDERAL CHARGES FOR SMUGGLER
June 29, 2017: Pursuit led into Cotulla
JP SIGNS WARRANTS
June 5, 2017: Court dodgers charged
ROBBERY SUSPECT CAUGHT
July 1, 2017: Rodolfo Garcia in custody
ARRESTS, JUNE 5-12, 2017
14 suspects taken into custody
JP SIGNS WARRANTS
June 12, 2017: Court dodgers charged
SHOPLIFTER WAS WANTED FUGITIVE
July 11, 2017: Kidnap, robbery, assault, weapons charges
WRONG-WAY DRIVER KILLED IN CRASH
July 12, 2017: Fatality on IH-35
ARRESTS, JUNE 12-19, 2017
12 suspects taken into custody
GAS PUMP CARD SKIMMER FOUND
July 14, 2017: How long was device active?
JP SIGNS WARRANTS
June 26, 2017: Court dodgers charged
SURVEILLANCE YIELDS FUGITIVE
July 18, 2017: Mario Sanchez in custody
ARRESTS, JUNE 19-26, 2017
15 suspects taken into custody
ARRESTS, JUNE 26-30, 2017
5 suspects taken into custody
PIT BULL PUPPY THEFT
July 20, 2017: Suspect in custody; admits wanting dogs
ARRESTS, JUNE 30 - JULY 10, 2017
20 suspects taken into custody
GAS PUMP SKIMMER ALERT
July 21, 2017: Watch out for signs of fraud at local stations
ARRESTS, JULY 10-17, 2017
16 suspects taken into custody
TWO AIRLIFTED AFTER CRASH
July 25, 2017: Three vehicles collide near Fowlerton
ARRESTS, JULY 17-24, 2017
21 suspects taken into custody
TRUCK THEFT LANDS ONE IN JAIL
July 26, 2017: Day after release, Alvarado cuffed again
ARRESTS, JULY 24-31, 2017
17 suspects taken into custody
NEW CHARGES FOR ROBBERY DETAINEE
July 27, 2017: Garcia attempts break-out, assaults others
TRAFFIC STOP YIELDS COCAINE CARGO
July 28, 2017: Fake cowboy had drugs in horse trailer
ARRESTS, JULY 31 - AUG. 7, 2017
27 suspects taken into custody
MORE CARD SKIMMERS IN COTULLA
Aug. 11, 2017: Advice on theft prevention
ARRESTS, AUG. 7-14, 2017
8 suspects taken into custody
STATE INVESTIGATES PRICE GOUGING
Sept. 12, 2017: Gas price hike after hurricane?
JP SIGNS WARRANTS
Aug. 14, 2017: Court dodgers charged
WOMAN FACES FELONY CHARGE AFTER FIRE
Sept. 15, 2017: Arson, assault investigation underway
NOTICE OF ESTRAY
Sept. 7, 2017: Stray animal captured
MULTI-VEHICLE PILE-UP ON IH-35
Sept. 18, 2017: Highway closed; DPS investigates crash
JP SIGNS WARRANTS
Sept. 7, 2017: Court dodgers charged
TASK FORCE RAID NETS THREE
Sept. 21, 2017: Encinal drug investigation
ARRESTS, AUG. 14 - SEPT. 11, 2017
51 suspects taken into custody
METHODIST AIRCARE DEMO
Sept. 21, 2017: Helicopter crew describes work
ARRESTS, SEPT. 11-18, 2017
19 suspects taken into custody
OBITUARY: ADOLPH THOMAS
Sept. 24, 2017: Former sheriff's consultant dies
ARRESTS, SEPT. 18-25, 2017
6 suspects taken into custody
ARRESTS, SEPT. 25 - OCT. 2, 2017
12 suspects taken into custody
WORKERS RESCUED IN FLOODS
Sept. 26, 2017: Heavy rains wreak havoc across region
ARRESTS, OCT. 2-9, 2017
14 suspects taken into custody
COTULLA LOOP WORK BEGINS
Sept. 29, 2017: $14M truck relief route construction
FIRE, EXPLOSION AT INDUSTRY SITE
Oct. 7, 2017: Storage tank blast sends debris 3/4 mile
ARRESTS, OCT. 9-16, 2017
11 suspects taken into custody
TxDOT WORKS IN STORM CLEANUP
Oct. 16, 2017: Ten million cubic feet of debris
JP SIGNS WARRANTS
Oct. 17, 2017: Court dodgers charged
FIREFIGHTERS TACKLE TANK BLAST
Oct. 17, 2017: Explosion within sight of Dilley
ARRESTS, OCT. 16-23, 2017
12 suspects taken into custody
ENCINAL TRIO FACES DRUG CHARGES
Oct. 26, 2017: Grand jury indictments
ARRESTS, OCT. 23-30, 2017
13 suspects taken into custody
DRIVER FLIPS CAR, KEEPS GOING
Nov. 7, 2017: No serious injury in highway rollover
JP SIGNS WARRANTS
Oct. 31, 2017: Court dodgers charged
ARRESTS, OCT. 30 - NOV. 6, 2017
9 suspects taken into custody
PURSUITS END IN ARRESTS
Nov. 7, 2017: Immigrants stacked in small truck
TRAIN BURNS AFTER TANKER CRASH
Nov. 28, 2017: Investigation underway
ARRESTS, NOV. 6-13, 2017
5 suspects taken into custody
PUNISHMENT FOR SKIPPING JURY DUTY
Nov. 30, 2017: Judge orders community service
ARRESTS, NOV. 13-20, 2017
10 suspects taken into custody
STAFF ATTENDS TRAINING COURSE
Nov. 30, 2017: administrative assistants in SA
ARRESTS, NOV. 20-27, 2017
8 suspects taken into custody
'RE-SHIPPING' JOB OFFER IS SCAM
Dec. 5, 2017: Victims included local residents
ARRESTS, NOV. 27 - DEC. 4, 2017
12 suspects taken into custody
DRIVER ESCAPES TRUCK FIRE
Dec. 28, 2017: Vehicle burns on ranch road
ARRESTS, DEC. 4-11, 2017
6 suspects taken into custody
JP SIGNS WARRANTS
Dec. 12, 2017: Court dodgers charged
ARRESTS, DEC. 11-18, 2017
15 suspects taken into custody
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ARRESTS, JAN. 31 - FEB. 9, 2016
24 suspects taken into custody
RAMIREZ TAKES CHARGE AT COUNTY JAIL
Jan. 29, 2016: New administrator
ARRESTS, FEB. 10-16, 2016
18 suspects taken into custody
COUNTY SUPPORTS CASA WITH $20K GRANT
Feb. 8, 2016: Volunteers speak up for abused children
ARRESTS, FEB. 16-22, 2016
15 suspects taken into custody
RALLYING SUPPORT FOR EASTER EGG HUNTS
Feb. 9, 2016: Sheriff, Investigator address Chamber
ARRESTS, FEB. 22-29, 2016
23 suspects taken into custody
NO LICENSE; WEED IN UNDERPANTS
Feb. 16, 2016: Driver had more dope in car
ARRESTS, MARCH 1-6, 2016
10 suspects taken into custody
ASSAULT CHARGE FOR LOCAL RESIDENT
Feb. 25, 2016: Juan Xavier Cruz arrested
ARRESTS, MARCH 7-14, 2016
18 suspects taken into custody
RINGERS ACQUITTED IN RAILROAD DEATH
Feb. 25, 2016: Gardendale brothers found not guilty
ARRESTS, MARCH 14-21, 2016
6 suspects taken into custody
STUDENTS ATTEND S.A.D.D. CONFERENCE
Feb. 26, 2016: Teens looking at law enforcement careers
ARRESTS, MARCH 21-28, 2016
17 suspects taken into custody
DEPUTIES ARREST CHILD ADVOCATE
March 9, 2016: Report indicates violence between adults
ARRESTS, MARCH 28 - APRIL 4, 2016
22 suspects taken into custody
SUSPECT HID COCAINE IN BODY CAVITY
March 10, 2016: Jeep driver had narcotics
ARRESTS, APRIL 4-11, 2016
14 suspects taken into custody
DEPUTIES INVESTIGATE LOCAL BURGLARIES
March 17, 2016: Thieves stole valuables from homes
ARRESTS, APRIL 11-20, 2016
23 suspects taken into custody
MILLION-DOLLAR METH CARGO
March 18, 2016: SUV had drugs in fuel tank
ARRESTS, APRIL 19-24, 2016
14 suspects taken into custody
EARLY-MORNING RAID
March 31, 2016: Two fugitives in custody
ARRESTS, APRIL 25 - MAY 2, 2016
18 suspects taken into custody
APRIL IS CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION MONTH
April 4, 2016: Judge signs proclamation
ENERGY SITE EXPLOSION
April 4, 2016: One worker airlifted after blast
ARRESTS, MAY 2-9, 2016
18 suspects taken into custody
DOUBLE TRAFFIC STOP ENDS IN ARRESTS
April 5, 2016: Local drivers face DWI, drug charges
ARRESTS, MAY 9-16, 2016
22 suspects taken into custody
BUS CRASH IN MILLETT
April 9, 2016: Vehicle plows off interstate after tire blow-out
ARRESTS, MAY 16-23, 2016
18 suspects taken into custody
BOTCHED BURGLARY BUSTED
April 10, 2016: One in custody after AC theft attempt
ARRESTS, MAY 23-31, 2016
31 suspects taken into custody
SHERIFF: PARTY BUSES WERE DANGEROUS
April 16, 2016: Charter vehicles, booze on Prom Night
ARRESTS, MAY 30 - JUNE 6, 2016
14 suspects taken into custody
TELECOMMUNICATORS' WEEK
April 20, 2016: Honoring emergency dispatchers
ARRESTS, JUNE 6-13, 2016
14 suspects taken into custody
SHERIFF ENDORSES CASA FUNDRAISER
April 23, 2016: Goods, services posted for public bids
ARRESTS, JUNE 13-20, 2016
21 suspects taken into custody
PROTECTIVE VEST FOR K-9
April 27, 2016: Grant for drug detecting dog's body armor
JP SIGNS WARRANTS
June 20, 2016: Court dodgers charged
TWO IN CUFFS AFTER BURGLARY CALL
May 8, 2016: Suspects had construction materials in car
ARRESTS, JUNE 20-27, 2016
19 suspects taken into custody
NINE DEAD IN TOUR BUS CRASH
May 14, 2016: Sheriff warns of road hazards
ARRESTS, JUNE 27 - JULY 4, 2016
19 suspects taken into custody
TRAFFIC STOP BECOMES DRUG ARREST
May 18, 2016: Driver had narcotics, paraphernalia in car
JP SIGNS WARRANTS
July 5, 2016: Court dodgers charged
DEATH AT MALSTBERGER
May 23, 2016: Immigrant dies on trek through ranch
ARRESTS, JULY 5-11, 2016
16 suspects taken into custody
SIX HURT IN HIGH-SPEED CRASH
May 23, 2016: Driver flips SUV during pursuit
ARRESTS, JULY 12-18, 2016
12 suspects taken into custody
SPECIAL OLYMPICS TORCH RUN
May 25, 2016: Invitation to take part
ARRESTS, JULY 18-25, 2016
16 suspects taken into custody
HOUSE FIRE ON THOMAS STREET
May 29, 2016: Did arsonist target abandoned home?
ARRESTS, JULY 25 - AUG. 1, 2016
15 suspects taken into custody
BANK ROBBERY SUSPECT CAUGHT
June 6, 2016: Traveler matched criminal's description
JP SIGNS WARRANTS
Aug. 15, 2016: Court dodgers charged
K-9 DEATH INVESTIGATION
June 13, 2016: No evidence of criminal wrongdoing
ARRESTS, AUG. 1-15, 2016
27 suspects taken into custody
K-9 BURIAL: SHERIFF'S STATEMENT
June 17, 2016: Ledger's valued service career
ARRESTS, AUG. 15-22, 2016
10 suspects taken into custody
FIREWORKS BAN IN PLACE
June 23, 2016: Sheriff says violators may be cited
ARRESTS, AUG. 22-28, 2016
16 suspects taken into custody
LOCAL MAN IN CUSTODY AFTER STANDOFF
July 3, 2016: Was suspect using toxic narcotic?
ARRESTS, AUG. 28 - SEPT. 5, 2016
15 suspects taken into custody
SMUGGLING SUSPECT IN CUSTODY
July 7, 2016: Speeding driver was wanted fugitive
ARRESTS, SEPT. 5-12, 2016
14 suspects taken into custody
JAILER'S KILLER PLEADS GUILTY
July 11, 2016: De Luna-Vasquez faces life in prison
ARRESTS, SEPT. 12-19, 2016
15 suspects taken into custody
ENCINAL TOURNAMENT
Aug. 4, 2016: City hosts 3-on-3 with adults, teens
ARRESTS, SEPT. 19-26, 2016
16 suspcts taken into custody
US MARSHALS RAID NETS FUGITIVE
Aug. 13, 2016: Uvaldo Garcia listed armed and dangerous
ARRESTS, SEPT. 26 - OCT. 3, 2016
11 suspects taken into custody
STUDENTS' FUNDRAISING CAR SHOW
Aug. 13, 2016: SADD Club invites exhibitors
ARRESTS, OCT. 3-10, 2016
17 suspects taken into custody
DRIVER ARRESTED WITH DRUGS, IMMIGRANTS
Aug. 14, 2016: Passengers lay on vehicle's floorboards
ARRESTS, OCT. 10-17, 2016
19 suspects taken into custody
DEPUTY ASSISTS IN USBP CASE
Aug. 17, 2016: Trafficking suspects in downtown Cotulla
ARRESTS, OCT. 17-24, 2016
20 suspects taken into custody
PIT BULL PUPPY THEFT
Aug. 22, 2016: Suspect caught on video surveillance
ARRESTS, OCT. 24-31, 2016
13 suspects taken into custody
WEATHER AFFECTS TRAFFIC
Aug. 22, 2016: Road closures in La Salle
ARRESTS, OCT. 31 - NOV. 7, 2016
17 suspects taken into custody
DOWNTOWN ROAD CONSTRUCTION
Aug. 25, 2016: Meeting with TxDOT on traffic concerns
ARRESTS, NOV. 7-14, 2016
10 suspects taken into custody
POT-SMOKING SALES REPS?
Sept. 12, 2016: Four in custody after traffic stop
ARRESTS, NOV. 14-21, 2016
6 suspects taken into custody
FREIGHTER, VAN COLLIDE AT GARDENDALE
Sept. 18, 2016: No injuries reported
ARRESTS, NOV. 21-28, 2016
23 suspects taken into custody
HIGH-SPEED CHASE THROUGH LA SALLE
Sept. 19, 2016: Suspect southbound in stolen truck
ARRESTS, NOV. 28 - DEC. 5, 2016
14 suspects taken into custody
'CANDY BOXES' HELD WEED CARGO
Oct. 3, 2016: K-9 Unit helps identify drugs
ARRESTS, DEC. 5-12, 2016
6 suspects taken into custody
FORMER DIMMIT DEPUTY IN CUSTODY
Oct. 7, 2016: Woman says officer touched her
ARRESTS, DEC. 12-19, 2016
12 suspects taken into custody
LOCAL WORKER STILL MISSING AFTER A YEAR
Oct. 19, 2016: Johnson's whereabouts remain unknown
ARRESTS, DEC. 19-27, 2016
16 suspects taken into custody
SHERIFF'S STAFF ATTEND CONFERENCE
Oct. 20, 2016: Training at Montgomery
DID HUNTER SHOOT TRUCK?
Nov. 16, 2016: Vehicle on highway hit by bullet
MACHETE ATTACK SUSPECT IN CUSTODY
Nov. 19, 2016: Ernesto Telles Jr. faces felony charge
STOLEN TRUCK WAS BORDER-BOUND
Nov. 29, 2016: Driver lied about dad buying gas
CHRISTMAS LIGHT THEFTS
Dec. 8, 2016: Criminals target Cotulla homes
TRUCK TIRES STOLEN
Dec. 14, 2016: Thieves disabled parked vehicles