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Galveston Mar 02 Weekly Crime Report: 64 Incidents and 3 Crime Stories
Galveston Mar 02 Weekly Crime Report: 64 Incidents and 3 Crime Stories. During the last week, Galveston reported a total of 64 crime cases. The majority of these cases were arrests, accounting for 73.4% of the total crime reported. This was followed by assault cases, which represented 9.4% of the total crime. Other crimes, theft, vandalism, robbery, and trespass each accounted for a small proportion of the total crime cases with 6.25%, 6.25%, 1.56%, 1.56%, and 1.56% respectively. This data suggests that while Galveston is dealing with a variety of crime types, the most prevalent issue is arrests. This could indicate a proactive approach by local law enforcement, but also raises questions about the underlying factors leading to such a high number of arrests.
Two suspects nabbed in overnight copper theft
MONT BELVIEU, Texas — In the early hours of Wednesday, Mont Belvieu Police Department officers arrested two men on suspicion of copper wire theft on FM 565 near Loop 207. Officers on the night shift came across 37-year-old Jack Mayfield, of Bacliff, Texas, and 32-year-old Timothy Sanford, of Crosby, Texas, around 2 a.m. They discovered a large section of copper wire/cabling, apparently cut down from overhead lines and in the process of being further cut into smaller sections near the suspects' pickup truck. The wire and various cutting tools were seized as evidence, and both men were taken into custody.
Knife-wielding suspect shot, killed by Galveston police
Texas Rangers are investigating a fatal officer-involved shooting that happened Saturday morning in Galveston.
18-year-old reported missing in Pasadena found safe
PASADENA, Texas – Authorities in Pasadena say an 18-year-old woman reported missing has returned home and is safe. According to the Pasadena Police Department, Kyla Nicole Lazcano had last been seen at 1 a.m. Sunday at the Greentree Apartments located at 502 Beltway 8. See more stories from Pasadena...
Children Rescued From Balcony During Horrifying TX Apartment Fire
A massive fire engulfed an apartment complex around 6:45 a.m., and quickly became the location for a harrowing rescue as firefighters faced the flames to save lives. In the quiet hours of Wednesday morning, a heart-stopping drama unfolded at a the Del Sol Apartments in Texas City. CHILDREN DESPERATELY WAIT...
Police investigating Galveston fire as homicide after woman’s death and 5 injuries
Authorities are now investigating a Galveston house fire as a potential case of arson and homicide after one person died and four others were rescued from the burning home. According to ABC13, Renita Hawthorne, a 55-year-old mother, was tragically pronounced dead at the hospital. Her 58-year-old boyfriend and one of her teenage daughters are currently in the ICU, while another teenage daughter has been discharged from the hospital. This devastating incident has left the family in a state of profound grief and uncertainty.
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Puppies Up for Adoption in Pasadena, TX
Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around pasadena.
Houston firefighters keep up battle to stamp out largest wildfire in Texas history
Beau Moreno is a captain with the Houston Fire Department and has been on the frontlines since Wednesday with a team from Houston and Galveston.
Dickinson Junior High School performers
It was a busy weekend for Dickinson Junior High School performers as the Dickinson Junior High School Emeralds dance team competed at Ascension Dance Challenge in Humble, while One Act Play students that advanced to district level competed at McAdams Junior High School, and all the UIL A+ students competing in several events at DJH.
Galveston County Feb 29 Weekly Crime Report: 108 Incidents and 9 Crime Stories
Galveston County Feb 29 Weekly Crime Report: 108 Incidents and 9 Crime Stories. During the last week, Galveston County recorded a total of 108 crime cases. The most prevalent crime was arrests, with 80 instances, making up approximately 74% of the total crime cases in the place. This was followed by assault and theft, with 11 and 10 cases respectively, accounting for about 10% and 9% of the total crimes respectively. Less frequent were trespass and other types of crime, each with 3 cases, contributing to nearly 3% each of the total crime figure. The least common crime was robbery, with only 1 case reported during the week, accounting for less than 1% of the total crimes. The high number of arrests compared to other crimes indicates a proactive response from law enforcement. However, the presence of crimes such as assault, theft, and robbery underscores the need for continuous vigilance and preventative measures.
In Our Prayers
Paul Donald (Donnie) Griffin, Jr. Robert Zempter Eanes, MD, Phd. In loving memoriam is a free service offered by The Post to the Galveston County community each Sunday and records the known passing of citizens up to the previous Thursday. Mourners wishing to publish additional details of their loved one’s passing are invited to call 409-943-4265 for details.
Luxurious Friendswood Home Sells for $1.14M
A stunning 1.5-story house located near Friendswood, Texas, recently found a new owner after being listed for sale. The property, situated at 2326 Wagoner Branch Ct, Friendswood, TX, 77546, was last listed at $1,145,000. Boasting 4 bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms, this spacious home spans an impressive 4,244 square feet and sits on a generous lot measuring 0.36 acres.
Hitchcock ISD Parents Alerted of Potential Bus Delays on March 1, 2024 Due to Increased Student Activities
Hitchcock ISD Parents have been informed of potential bus delays on March 1, 2024. The delays are due to an increased number of students participating in field trips and athletics. To ensure all students are transported safely, the Transportation Department will implement double routing.
Food with Love
Ouida Cook, the owner of Galveston’s Soul 2 Soul Bar and Grill brings 50-plus years of enjoying soul food to her customers, who come from many walks of life and experience her version of soul food, which includes touches of her childhood home in St Louis and her summer home with her grandparents in Mississippi.
Dickinson, March 05 High School ⚽ Game Notice
The Clear Creek High School soccer team will have a game with Dickinson High School on March 05, 2024, 17:45:00 CST. Building the Complete Soccer Athlete: Train Like a Pro!.
Hitchcock Bulldogs Secure State Tournament Spot: Schools to Close for Semifinals and Finals Support
The Hitchcock Bulldogs Boys Basketball Team has earned a place in the State Tournament after winning the Region III, Regional Tournament. This is the third year in a row that the Bulldogs have qualified for the championship. The State Tournament will be held at the Alamodome in San Antonio, with the semifinals on March 7th and the final match on March 9th.
Trouble with riding a bike contributes to arrest
Arrests are accusations, not convictions. Caleb Calvo, 32, Alexandria — possession 2 counts, paraphernalia, improper bicycle operation, $1,100 bail;. Shelby Cooper, 36, Alexandria — possession, modified exhaust, $2,600 bail;. Christopher Sullivan, 40, Seabrook, TX — possession 2 counts, $2,500 bail.
Beyond the Seawall – 20 Galveston Museums for Fun and Learning!
The Best Galveston Museums are the Moody Gardens Aquarium Pyramid for its dazzling underwater world, the Galveston Art Museum for its diverse art collections, the 19th century Moody Mansion, and the Bryan Museum for Texas and Native American memorabilia. The Best Museums in Galveston to Check Out. Quick Hit Summary...
Ongoing Investigation into the Death of Local Elderly Man, James Allen Benge, Found Near Shipyard Drive
On February 28, 2024, the Seabrook Police Department in Texas reported a deceased individual near the 1900 block of Shipyard Drive. The Harris County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the deceased as James Allen Benge, an elderly man. The police had been looking into a welfare concern for Mr. Benge since February 25, 2024.
Brazoria-Galveston County Farm Bureau recognized for agriculture education efforts
Brazoria- Galveston County Farm Bureau was recognized by Texas Farm Bureau (TFB) and the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) for its educational efforts through the Farmers Corral at the Brazoria and Galveston County fairs. Brazoria-Galveston CFB was one of three county Farm Bureaus recognized by TFB during the organization’s 90th...