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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 | 1 1 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 | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hales bales
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...
Jul 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Traffic stop results in drug arrest
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 ...
Jun 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 ...
Jun 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Scammer calls to local residents on increase
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...
Jun 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Federal judge sentences Beeville men to prison as part of South Texas drug smuggling conspiracy
by Gary Kent
Jun 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 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 | 8 8 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...
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Jun 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Judge David Silva SENTENCINGS: March 27 Victoria Rincon, 33, of Beeville; unlawful possession of marijuana (less than 2 ounces); guilty - final judgment: $250 fine, $273 court costs – pay in full, ...
Police squad trades patrol cars for ATVs
by Gary Kent
Jun 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
BEEVILLE – Some residents may already have seen police officers patrolling parade routes or hard-to-reach parts of the city with their all-terrain vehicles. Detective Sgt. Greg Baron said the BPD i...
Police chief warns of phone scam targeting elderly Hispanics
by Gary Kent
May 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
BEEVILLE – Police Chief Joe Treviño warned residents of what could be a local telephone “phishing” attempt targeting elderly Hispanic residents. The chief said he was made aware of the possible sca...
Six injured in 7-car wreck
May 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
By Gary Kent Bee-Picayune staff BEEVILLE – Six people were injured Tuesday shortly before 4 p.m. in a seven-vehicle pileup on U.S. Highway 181, north of Beeville. The accident was called in to the ...
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Senator-elect Bernie Sanders is interviewed by a Reuters reporter at Sanders' office in Burlington
By Peter Cooney WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A tentative agreement has been reached by the chairmen of ...
2014-07-27 18:34:57 -0500
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Five members of a family, including three children, were found shot dead at their southern Maine ...
2014-07-27 19:38:14 -0500
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Man is treated by a paramedic after a lightning strike in the water in Venice, California
(Reuters) - One man died and at least eight people were injured on Sunday in a lightning strike d...
2014-07-27 21:40:24 -0500
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PLYMOUTH, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters in Northern California made progress Sunday against a wildfi...
2014-07-27 23:09:29 -0500
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