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Tenant jailed for aggravated robbery, injury to the elderly

HOLIDAY LAKE ESTATES — Polk County sheriff’s arrested local man Monday after he demanded money from an 83-year-old woman on July 15, according to Capt. Rickie Childers. Billy Glen Barton, 47, went to the woman’s home in Holiday Lake Estates and demanded $500. When she refused, he grabbed her by the arm and made several threatening statements, Childers said. Barton also reportedly pushed the victim down in the driveway, causing injury. Barton currently rents a residence from the victim. Deputies obtained a warrant for Barton’s arrest the same day on felony charges of aggravated robbery and injury to the elderly. … Continue reading Tenant jailed for aggravated robbery, injury to the elderly

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27 The Kamp Family Murders

Thomas Kamp, 46; his girlfriend Hannah Johnson, 40; her son, Kade, 6, all of Midlothian went camping on 16 acres of land they owned near Palestine on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015. They were joined by Kamp’s two sons, Nathan, 23, and Austin, 21, of California, and Hannah’s parents, Carl and Cynthia Johnson. The family was celebrating Nathan’s approaching birthday. Kamp had purchased the land the group was camping on in August. He planned to use the unimproved property as a deer camp. It was located next to property owned by William Mitchell Hudson, 33. Hudson was upset that family members … Continue reading 27 The Kamp Family Murders