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Officers force end to standoff
BEEVILLE – Federal and local law enforcement officers surrounding a home with guns drawn and SWAT team members on standby on Tuesday afternoon. Members of the Gulf Coast Violent Offenders and Fugit...
Aug 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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High time for drug arrests
BEEVILLE — Officers with the Beeville Police Department have been busy making drug-related arrests. According to Police Chief Joe Treviño and Sgt. John Berry, the first arrest happened on Aug. 11 j...
Aug 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Ghost graphics’ make BPD canine cars harder to spot
BEEVILLE – The latest trend in police car graphics has come to the streets of Beeville. Called “ghost graphics”, the logos are applied with decals to the patrol car in a color that matches that of ...
Aug 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jail passes recent state inspection
BEEVILLE – Sheriff Carlos Carrizales Jr. announced this week that the Bee County Jail has passed its recent annual inspection. The sheriff said a representative of the Texas Commission on Jail Stan...
Jul 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Longoria indicted in chase that ended in gunfire
BEEVILLE – A 17-year-old who led officers from three agencies on a wild chase around town and then south on U.S. Highway 181 in April has been indicted on six felony counts. Bee County grand jurors...
Jul 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Grand jury indicts two drug suspects
BEEVILLE – Bee County grand jurors returned two indictments against drug suspects when they met on Thursday, June 19. The two defendants were 34-year-old Miguel Durate-Sanchez and 30-year-old Joaqu...
Jul 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hales bales
by Gary Kent
Jul 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
BEEVILLE – Two deputies with the Bee County Sheriff’s Office stopped drug smugglers from getting more than 600 pounds of marijuana out onto the streets of American cities at the end of June. Accord...
Traffic stop results in drug arrest
by Gary Kent
Jun 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
BEEVILLE – A routine traffic stop Tuesday night ended with a 23-year-old Beeville man sitting in the Bee County Jail on marijuana charges. Police Chief Joe Treviño said Patrolman Chris Haller made ...
Public Records
Jun 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Judge David Silva SENTENCINGS: April 24 Harvey Huerta Cardosa, 25, of Mathis; unlawful possession of marijuana (less than 2 ounces); guilty - final judgment: $0 fine, $0 court costs, three days in ...
Scammer calls to local residents on increase
by Gary Kent
Jun 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
BEEVILLE – Law enforcement leaders are warning Bee County residents to be aware of telephone scams that are hitting here with regularity. Deputy Lt. John Davis of the Bee County Sheriff’s Office sa...
Federal judge sentences Beeville men to prison as part of South Texas drug smuggling conspiracy
by Gary Kent
Jun 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
CORPUS CHRISTI – A 37-year-old Beeville man was among a number of other South Texas residents recently sentenced to prison terms for his part in an apparent drug smuggling ring. Miguel Montemayor w...
Prison inmate charged in 2008 murder
by Gary Kent
Jun 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
BEEVILLE – A 33-year-old offender who was doing time at the Texas Department of Criminal Justice’s William G. McConnell Unit in Bee County has been transferred to the Bexar County Jail to answer qu...
national news
Obama delivers remarks at the Memorial Day observance at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia
By Patricia Zengerle and Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama warne...
2015-05-30 04:57:33 -0500
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Amy Gilmour a volunteer from San Antonio Texas walks past a pile of debris which included parts of destroyed homes that amassed when the Blanco River flooded during the Memorial Day weekend rains in Wimberley Texas
By Lisa Maria Garza and Jim Forsyth DALLAS (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama signed a disas...
2015-05-30 01:23:09 -0500
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Spores from the Sterne strain of anthrax bacteria (Bacillus anthracis) are pictured in this handout scanning electron micrograph
By Phil Stewart WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military said on Friday it discovered even more s...
2015-05-30 00:31:20 -0500
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FILE - In this undated file photo provided by the Alabama Department of Corrections shows death row inmate Donnis Musgrove. Musgrove, who been on death row for 27 years but says he is innocent, is asking a federal judge to overturn his case. Jefferson County Circuit Judge Tommy Nail says he believes Donnis George Musgrove and another man were wrongly convicted of capital murder in 1988, and he hopes a federal court now reviewing Musgrove’s appeal corrects the error. (Alabama Department of Corrections via AP, file)
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama inmate who has spent almost 30 years on death row for a murder...
2015-05-30 09:21:25 -0500
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