Llano County, TXhighlandernews.com

Llano County SO reveals fetanyl threat details

Llano County investigators provided more insight, including profiles of victims and the nature of the drugs, connected to a rash of fentanyl overdoses in the county over several weeks. Of the six incidents, one of them resulted in the death of a 50-year-old Kingsland man, according the Llano County Sheriff’s Office report. The overdoses in the month of June – all originating in private…
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Lakeway, TXAustin American-Statesman

HOA promises to remove surveillance cameras installed without Lakeway's permission

Eight cameras that were installed around Lakeway in March will be taken down after the City Council discussed the matter Monday night. The cameras were installed on city roads by the Rough Hollow Homeowners Association without permission through a lease with Atlanta-based Flock Safety. Former Lakeway Police Chief Todd Radford also signed an agreement with Flock Safety to allow his department to access the footage without the knowledge of city staff or the City Council.
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Buchanan Dam, TXdailytrib.com

Divers recover body of missing kayaker

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Burnet County, TXdailytrib.com

Burnet County Jail bookings for June 11-17

The following people were arrested and booked into the Burnet County Jail during the period of June 11-17, 2021, according to Burnet County sheriff’s logs. City of residence and release information are listed when available. This list does not constitute an official court document, and all persons are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Horseshoe Bay, TXhighlandernews.com

Car in Lake LBJ may be due to ‘distracted’ driving

A female driver and her car ended up partially submerged in Lake LBJ in Horseshoe Bay shortly before 5 p.m. Tuesday. According to police, the driver was headed eastbound on FM 2147 in the 6200 block, just west of Bunny Run, when her vehicle struck the curb on the south side of the road, overcorrected to the north side of the road and rolled off the bridge and into the water.
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Marble Falls, TXdailytrib.com

Hampton Inn evacuated after threatening call

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Fredericksburg, TXFredericksburg Standard

SCRAP PILE CATCHES FIRE

A pile of scrap metal broke out in flames at a business on Shorty Crenwelge Drive Tuesday afternoon, June 15. Fredericksburg Fire EMS arrived on scene at 1:56 p.m., and requested assistance from other county departments, including Willow City Fire and Rescue Department, Stonewall Volunteer Fire Department, Tierra Linda VFD and Doss VFD. Small explosions could be heard while firefighters battled the blaze. The fire was contained to a large pile of scrap and no injuries were reported. Fredericksburg Fire EMS crews returned to the station around 4:30 p.m. The cause of the fire was not available at press time. – Standard-Radio Post/Joe Southern.
Bee Cave, TXfoxsanantonio.com

Woman dies after being rescued from car in Bee Cave retention pond

Bee Cave, TX — A woman is dead after a vehicle rolled into a retention pond Wednesday night in Bee Cave. It happened at the intersection of Market Street and Galleria Circle at around 9 p.m. The Austin-Travis County EMS said there were initial reports of "car rolled into retention...
Gatesville, TXGatesville Messenger

Gatesville Police Department acquires first K-9

The Gatesville Police Department has recently been training and becoming acquainted with their new K-9. Thor, a pure-bred black German Shepherd from the Czech Republic, initially started his training in his home country shortly after he was weaned. He was then brought to Liberty Hill to be specially trained in searching for narcotics.
Bee Cave, TXAustin American-Statesman

Bee Cave Police Chief Gary Miller to retire in July

Bee Cave Police Chief Gary Miller will retire on July 30, and he says he expects retirement to stick this time. Miller technically came out of his first retirement after two years to take the helm of the Bee Cave department in 2014. Miller lives with his wife near Lake...
Llano County, TXdailytrib.com

Illegal fentanyl use, ODs worry officials

Llano County law enforcement agencies are investigating an influx of illegally made synthetic drugs possibly containing fentanyl that have contributed to six overdoses and at least one death in recent weeks. According to a media release from Llano County officials, law enforcement officers recovered illegal drugs at several of the...
Llano County, TXSan Saba News & Star

Multiple drug overdoses and 1 death in Llano County related to illegal Fentanyl

Llano County has experienced six (6) reported drug overdoses that have resulted in the death of one person and hospitalization of others within recent weeks. Law enforcement officers conducting investigations include the Llano Police Department, Llano County Sheriff’s Office, 33rd/424th District Attorney’s Office investigators, and the DEA Drug Taskforce. The office of the Llano County Judge and…
Llano County, TXburnetbulletin.com

LCSO looking into drug overdoses

Llano County has experienced six reported drug overdoses that have resulted in the death of one person and hospitalization of others within recent weeks. Law enforcement officers conducting investigations include the Llano Police Department, Llano County Sheriff’s Office, 33rd/424th District Attorney’s Office investigators, and the DEA Drug Taskforce. The office...
Llano County, TXhighlandernews.com

Llano County sifts through overdoses

Llano County has experienced six reported drug overdoses that have resulted in the death of one person and hospitalization of others within recent weeks. Law enforcement officers conducting investigations include the Llano Police Department, Llano County Sheriff’s Office, 33rd/424th District Attorney’s Office investigators, and the DEA Drug Taskforce. The office of the Llano County Judge and the…