Bee County, TX

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Weight of the badge

When Amanda Gonzales dropped off her 10-year-old son John at the Bee County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday afternoon last week, she had no idea he would be part of a high-speed chase and holding a gun and arresting someone a few hours later. The gun was a neon orange prop,...
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4-H members got an ID about cupcake wars

Have you ever seen a tiger jump through a hoop over fire?. Joslyn Jones, 8, a member of 4-H made it happen on a cupcake. On May 23, Bee County 4-H hosted an event featuring contests for Ag Product Identification and cupcake wars. “We’ve been working on these cupcakes all...
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Arrest Report

The Beeville Police Department made 17 arrests from May 23-31: • David Villagran, 43, was arrested on May 23, on a charge of public intoxication. • Alicia Alvarez, 30, was arrested on May 24, on a charge for motion to revoke for possession of a controlled substance and Bee County warrant for evading arrest or detention.
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Community Affairs staff wears blue for Flood Awareness Week

Staff at the Bee County Community Affairs office were seeing blue on Wear Blue Wednesday (May 26) as they encouraged the community to wear blue – and did so themselves – to help raise awareness during Flood Awareness Week, which was observed May 24-28. With the unusual amount of rain...
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Arrest Report

The Beeville Police Department made 17 arrests from May 16-24: • Kiuthsa Garcia, 18, was arrested on May 16 on a charge of assault by contact, family violence and criminal mischief. • Pablo Salinas, 20, was arrested on May 16 for a charge of assault causing bodily injury and criminal...
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Bee SWCD announces poster, essay contest winners

The Bee SWCD recently announced the winners of their 2021 Poster and Essay Contest. The students participated in the 43rd Texas Conservation Awards Program. The subject was: “Healthy Forests = Healthy Communities.” Awards will be presented at a later date. From A.C. Jones High School, the senior essay winners are...
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Arrest Report

• Joshua Dixon, 33, was arrested on May 9, for a Bee County warrant for possession of a controlled substance. • Alfredo Gomez, 34, was arrested on May 9, for a Bee County warrant for motion to revoke, driving while intoxicated, third or more. • Juan Chavez, 27, was arrested...
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A place to call home: STCH Ministries raises money and hope for children

South Texas Children’s Homes Ministries exceeded its fundraising goal during the inaugural “Week of Hope” May 3-7. “This is our birthday celebration,” said Ashley Gordon, director of communications. “We’re happy for another year of being able to honor God and offer our services. It’s also a great way of bringing people out and showing them what we do.”
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Beeville Police Department arrest report

The Beeville Police Department made 23 arrests from May 2-9. • Stephanie Rivas, 30, was arrested May 2 on charges for possession of marijuana, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, tamper/fabricate physical evidence. • Richard Sanchez, 31, was arrested May 2 on a charge of driving while...
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No more masks

Bee County employees and public officials are no longer required to wear a mask. On May 11 during a special meeting, the Bee County Commissioners rescinded the policy regarding required face coverings for all personnel effective immediately. The policy will, however, allow employees to exercise discretion. “It’s not required anymore,...
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Man arrested after shooting at police, fleeing

After shooting at Bee County deputies and four hours of negotiations, Sean Thomas Jamison, 27, of Round Rock, was arrested and no one was harmed. Reports of shots fired came in just before 10 p.m. on May 10 in Normanna near Colony Road. Bee County Sheriff’s officials said a deputy originally found a vehicle parked against a brush line and discovered Jamison with a gun.
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Jobless rates up, deliveries down

The lack of people willing to work in Bee County has affected local business services, including the city pool. According to Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend, the latest monthly data available from March of this year showed Bee County at a 10 percent unemployment rate. The rate is a...