police/ courts
Gravesite thefts continue
BEEVILLE – Copper thieves have struck again at one of Bee County’s cemeteries. A local man said he went to the grave sites of his parents at Beeville Memorial Park just north of U.S. Highway 59 and...
Apr 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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No tags, but plenty of drugs & ammo
BEEVILLE – A 29-year-old Beeville man learned Saturday that when you drive around town carrying drugs, a gun and ammunition, it might be a good idea to have your vehicle registration up to date. Po...
Apr 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officers search for shooter: No one reports injury when boyfriend fires gun in air
BEEVILLE – Motorists trying to get north or south on FM Road 673 Tuesday morning were forced to turn around and find another route to get where they were going. Chief Deputy Ronnie Jones of the Bee...
Apr 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Grand jurors indict felony DWI, drug defendants
Bee County Grand Jury members had a light day when they met on April 12. They returned only five indictments. Two of the defendants named are facing felony driving while intoxicated charges for get...
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Accused attacker in jail on $3K bond: Stabbing suspect turns himself in as reward is offered for arrest
BEEVILLE – Stabbing suspect Guadalupe Acosta must have been feeling the heat last week. The Friday, April 8, issue of the Bee-Picayune was already being printed Thursday when Police Chief Joe Trevi...
Apr 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Unbuckled belt ends in felony drug arrest
BEEVILLE – A 23-year-old Beeville man learned Wednesday that it pays to wear a seat belt while carrying methamphetamine. Patrolman Matthew Miller said he stopped a 2007 Dodge Dokata in the 700 bloc...
Apr 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Crime Stoppers offers reward for arrest of stabbing suspect
Apr 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor's note: Acosta has now been arrested. See Wednesday's edition for more on this story. BEEVILLE – Investigators with the Beeville Police Department are looking for information that could lead...
Former Amish indicted for child molesting
by Gary Kent
Aug 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
BEEVILLE — A former member of Bee County’s Amish community, a 44-year-old leather worker who maintained a shop in his Gaitan Lane home, has been indicted on four counts of continuous sexual assault...
Officers force end to standoff
by Gary Kent
Aug 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 150 150 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
High time for drug arrests
by Gary Kent
Aug 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
‘Ghost graphics’ make BPD canine cars harder to spot
by Gary Kent
Aug 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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 ...
Jail passes recent state inspection
Jul 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
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Defense attorney Andy Savage assistant Cheryl Savage look at a document with former North Charleston police officer Slager at the Charleston County court in Charleston
By Harriet McLeod CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - A South Carolina judge declared a mistrial on Mond...
2016-12-05 17:05:55 -0600
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FILE PHOTO - LAPD Police Chief Charlie Beck listens as people speak about the death of Ezell Ford during a meeting of the Los Angeles Police Commission in Los Angeles
Federal and Los Angeles officials said on Monday they had been alerted by authorities in another ...
2016-12-05 22:20:24 -0600
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Nancy Pike and William Anderson put flowers at a sidewalk memorial near the burned warehouse following the fatal fire in the Fruitvale district of Oakland
The confirmed death toll from a blaze that engulfed a converted warehouse during a dance party in...
2016-12-05 20:04:07 -0600
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A woman cries near the site of a warehouse fire that started Friday night and killed dozens, Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016, in Oakland, Calif. The death toll was expected to rise, as crews using buckets and shovels slowly made their way through the building, finding victims where they least expected them, Alameda County Sheriff's Sgt. Ray Kelly said. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly fire in an Oakland warehouse (all times local):
2016-12-05 22:44:21 -0600
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