CRIME & SAFETY
Texas group wants 'Texas Killing Fields' suspect under strict watch
An assistant district attorney claims Clyde Hedrick confessed to killing in prison.
Weekly Safety Report: Parole Review, Pedestrian Injuries, and Police Captain Graduation in Galveston County, Texas
This week in Galveston County, Texas, there were several incidents of concern. A man considered a suspect in the "Killing Fields" murders is facing a review of his parole conditions. Four pedestrians were injured after being hit by a car at a cruise terminal, and a Texas City Police Captain became the first officer from the department to graduate from the Law Enforcement Command Officer Program.
Several pedestrians debarking cruise ship hospitalized after driver crashes through gate at Port of Galveston
GALVESTON, Texas – The Port of Galveston Police Department said they are investigating a crash which sent several pedestrians to the hospital Saturday. The crash happened at Cruise Terminal 28 Saturday. The department said a total of four people were struck and taken to the hospital. A statement from...
Tragic Incident at Galveston Port: Carnival Cruise Passengers Injured in Automobile Accident!
In a recent and unfortunate event at the Port of Galveston, Texas, several passengers of the Carnival Cruise Line sustained injuries due to an automobile accident. This mishap occurred at Cruise Terminal 28 on a Saturday morning, resulting in four pedestrians being struck by a private vehicle and subsequently hospitalized. The Port of Galveston Police Department has taken up the investigation of this incident.
Homicide, perjury indictments handed down from LaDay Arena fatal shooting
A Hitchcock man was recently indicted for homicide, and the Texas City woman he was dating indicted for aggravated perjury in relation to a fatal shooting that took place April 9 in Jefferson County. The victim, Javoris Potier, 30, of Houston was trying to break up a fight between several women, one of which included […] The post Homicide, perjury indictments handed down from LaDay Arena fatal shooting appeared first on Port Arthur News.
The stolen Leesville church van was found in Galveston.
The Vernon Parish Sheriff’s Office got a report that a van had been stolen on October 23, 2023, on Tuesday, October 24, 2023. There were reports that the van was a black 2011 GMC Savanna 15 passenger van with the Louisiana number plate number YXB 142. The van was stolen from Christian Living Fellowship Church on northbound Hwy. 171 near Entrance Road. When it was last seen, the van had the church’s name and phone number written on the sides. Christian Living Fellowship wrote this morning that the van had been found.
Galveston County Contractor Who Stole From Over 30, Spent Victim’s Money At Casino, Sentenced 10 Years In Prison
Wagswoofs – A contractor from Galveston County, Texas, who stole from more than 30 individuals, including two World War II veterans, has been sentenced to 10 years in prison on Tuesday. John James Thomas pleaded guilty in Galveston County District Court, just days before his trial was scheduled to...
Human trafficking arrests in Galveston County
In Galveston County, 13 men face indictment on sex trafficking charges the sheriff's office has arrested 11 of those men. Investigators are still searching for at least one more. FOX 26's Natalie Hee has more on where the case stands.
Texas City Residents Beware: Fraudulent Calls Claiming Overdue Water Accounts
The City of Texas City Water Department does NOT call for overdue accounts, and payments are NOT accepted over the phone. The individual making these calls does not work for or represent the City of Texas City. If you receive a call like this, please do NOT share any personal information or attempt to make a payment. The Texas City Police Department is actively investigating these calls. For questions about your water service or account, you can contact our Water Department at (409) 643-5923.Visit here for more details.
Texas City Gives Boy $3.5M After He Saw Aunt Gunned Down at Home by Cops
Atatiana Jefferson was babysitting Zion Carr when a police officer shot her through a window
'I had chewed my mouth up' | Videos shows woman suffering a seizure while being detained by La Marque police
LA MARQUE, Texas — A woman spoke out against the La Marque Police Department saying she was wrongly detained and delayed medical treatment earlier this month. The incident was captured on video. Ciara Davis said she has a history of suffering from seizures. She had several on the night...
Girlfriend of Laday Arena murder suspect indicted for lying to grand jury
CHEEK, Texas — The girlfriend of a man indicted in the Easter murder of a Houston father has been accused of lying to the grand jury. Joelicia Wade, 31, of Texas City, was indicted on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2023, on aggravated perjury charges related to her testimony before a Jefferson County grand jury in late August regarding the murder of Javoris Potier, 30, of Houston.
TDI-Brooks Reports Theft Of New $1 Million Deep Push Cpt (Geomil Manta-200)
TDI-Brooks has filed with the Galveston Port Police Department the theft of a newly purchased ~$1 million GeoMil Manta-200 CPT by Project Development Group (PDG) and GDT Offshore S.A. de C.V. (Mexican firms) along with DeepOcean Group (headquartered in Oslo, Norway). TDI-Brooks has initiated the process of civil and criminal...
Dickinson Police Department - Texas Coffee With a Cop on Friday, Dec. 1, 8-10am at Dickinson BBQ & Southern Comfort Restaurant.
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Thank you to DCPAAA Caring Hands Committee.
Dickinson Citizens Police Academy Alumni AssociationThank you to DCPAAA Caring Hands Committee. This committee acknowledges important events in police officers’ lives sending holiday cards and gift certificates, along with organizing a Christmas party and banquets.Thank you to the volunteers: Committee Chair Ann Gana, Members Carolyn Suderman, Mary Allen, Marilyn Decker and Gina Castro RAY NOLEN FOR SHERIFF"As your Sheriff, I will aggressively and continuously plan, imp [...]