CRIME & SAFETY
Weekly Safety Report: Robbery, Hit and Run, Weapons Incident, Theft, and Fire in Bryan, Texas
This week in Bryan, Texas, several incidents occurred that raised concerns for public safety. These incidents include a woman attempting to rob young girls and stealing personal belongings, a hit and run crash injuring three nurses and one officer, an ongoing investigation of a weapons incident, arrests for theft and evading arrest, and a home fire caused by an electric wall heater. These incidents highlight the need for increased vigilance and awareness in the community.
College Station Man Headed To Federal Prison For Defrauding The Federal Government And Several Car Dealerships
The U.S. attorney’s office in Houston says a College Station man who said he was a pastor of a non-existent church is headed to prison for defrauding the federal government and several car dealerships. 61 year old William Lucas was sentenced to eight years, followed by five years parole.
Weekly Safety Report: Fraud Sentencing, DWI Collision, and Mall Arrest in College Station, Texas
This week in College Station, Texas, a 61-year-old man was sentenced to prison for wire fraud related to the Payroll Protection Plan and car loan schemes. An 18-year-old woman was arrested for DWI and causing a collision with a motorcyclist. Additionally, a man was arrested inside Post Oak Mall on multiple charges, leading to an explanation by the College Station police on social media.
Addressing Crime Through Mental Health Awareness and Gun Regulation in Brazos County
Brazos County, Texas, has recently been the focal point of several criminal activities that have raised concerns among residents and law enforcement. Notably, Anthony McGruder Jr. was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and violation of a protection order after threatening someone with an AR-15 rifle and a handgun. In a separate case, Amber Woodson faced charges for vehicle burglary, illegal drug possession, and the theft from both young girls and elderly residents. The county was also shaken by the mass shooting at Kent Moore Cabinets by Larry Bollin, who is currently considered unfit for trial due to mental health issues.
WATCH: Bryan widow tells her story after mass shooting suspect unfit for trial
The shooter accused of killing Skyla's husband is getting farther from justice, after a judge declared him unfit to stand trial.
IOLA MAN’S MURDER TRIAL DELAYED
An Iola man that is accused of a 2021 mass shooting has had his day in court postponed after being deemed temporarily unit to stand trial. 30-year-old Larry Winston Bollin is accused of fatally shooting 40-year-old Timothy Smith at Kent Moore Cabinets in Bryan, and injuring several other people. He...
College Station man arrested for vehicle theft
A College Station man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly stealing an unlocked vehicle with the keys left inside it, according to the College Station Police Department. Israel Roberson, 18, has been charged with unauthorized use of a vehicle, according to Brazos County Jail records. At around 10 a.m. Wednesday, police...
Former Texas A&M Legend Allegedly Assaults Pregnant Girlfriend
DALLAS— A warrant has been issued for a former Texas A&M Aggie after he allegedly assaulted his pregnant girlfriend. On Thursday, November 30, 2023, an arrest warrant was issued for former Texas A&M and current NFL linebacker Von Miller after he allegedly assault his pregnant girlfriend. On Wednesday, Dallas police responded to a disturbance call where Miller and the victim had apparently gotten into verbal argument and Miller assaulted the victim She was treated for minor injuries and was not taken to the hospital. Learn More Here.
Criminal Trials For An Iola Man In Brazos And Grimes Counties Are On Hold After He Is Declared Mentally Incompetent
Criminal trials in Brazos and Grimes counties are on hold against the man charged with murder, attempted capital murder, and aggravated assault from two shootings in April of 2021. On Tuesday (November 28), Larry Bollin of Iola was declared mentally incompetent to stand trial at this time. Assistant Brazos County...
Operation Safe Shield Raises Over $1.1 Million to Equip Local Law Enforcement Vehicles Across Brazos Valley
In a significant milestone, Operation Safe Shield has successfully raised over $1.1 million during its first two years, dedicated to enhancing the safety of local law enforcement in the Brazos Valley. The initiative has achieved the milestone of equipping vehicles in all seven counties of the Brazos Valley, along with a couple of vehicles in Fayette County.
College Station Police receive stuffed animals to comfort kids
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (KBTX) - Nothing is more comforting to a child than a stuffed animal. Now College Station Police have plenty, thanks to a local woman. Sarah Budzisz donated dozens of stuffed animals to the College Station Police Department. The toys will be placed in all CSPD patrol cars...
Brazos Valley Human Trafficking Taskforce raising awareness, increasing victim identification
BRYAN, Texas (KBTX) - Dozens of experts and leaders in combating human trafficking across the Brazos Valley gathered in Bryan on Wednesday to hear from a survivor and discuss how to tackle the problem. Unbound Executive Director, Amanda Buenger, says the concern is real in the Brazos Valley as the...
Brazos County Sheriff's Office Expands R-U-OK Checks to Support Senior Residents
In a recent commission meeting held on November 28, 2023, Brazos County announced a significant extension to its R-U-OK welfare check program, aimed at bolstering the safety and wellbeing of its senior population. County Commissioner Nancy Berry revealed that the initiative, previously focused on seniors living alone over the age of 65, will now also cover residents of College Station and Bryan, ensuring that the community's elderly receive consistent care and attention.
Bryan man arrested for allegedly stealing three vehicles
A Bryan man was arrested Friday for allegedly stealing three vehicles over a five-month period, according to the College Station Police Department. Wesley Brian Williams Jr., 19, has been charged with three counts of unauthorized use of a vehicle, according to jail records. Officers received a report of a stolen...
Man arrested in shooting of Texas A&M fan outside Baton Rouge bar
An arrest has been made in the Friday night shooting of a Texas A&M football fan outside a Baton Rouge drinking establishment after a wild brawl over a game of pool.
Bryan woman arrested for attempting to rob children
A Bryan woman was arrested Nov. 15 after allegedly threatening two minors under the age of 13 while committing burglary and robbery, according to the Bryan Police Department. Amber Lee Woodson, 39, has been charged with burglary of a vehicle and two counts of robbery, according to Brazos County Jail records.
Illegal burn prompts permit reminder within city limits, dangers of open burns
BRYAN, Texas (KBTX) - Firefighters are reminding residents of the dangers of burning within city limits after multiple calls for a controlled burn kept fire engines busy over the weekend. On Friday, a controlled burn in a field near Boonville Road and University Drive sent smoke into the air, triggering...
Weekly Safety Report: Multiple Crimes and Convictions in Brazos County, Texas
This week in Brazos County, Texas, several incidents occurred involving criminal activities. These incidents include a Bryan man admitting to 30 crimes in a plea agreement with the Brazos County District Attorney's Office, a man being arrested for causing intentional bodily injury to a child and misdemeanor theft, and a man receiving a 35-year prison sentence for his fourth DWI conviction.
Bryan man arrested for threatening neighbor with AR-15 rifle
A Bryan man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly shooting at his neighbor's property earlier this month and entering the property with an AR-15 rifle, according to the Brazos County Sheriff’s Office. Anthony Raishad McGruder Jr. has been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, according to Brazos County...
Former College Station police officer arrested again on theft charge
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (KBTX) - A former College Station police officer is facing a second theft charge related to a workplace incident in which he’s accused of taking and pocketing cash from a person under arrest. We first reported on the arrest of De’Kedrick Anderson in the summer after...