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Fugitive, two others found with nearly a pound of meth

Search reveals illegal weapons, children also in home LIVINGSTON — Sheriff’s deputies from Polk and Tyler counties concluded a week-long joint operation Sunday when they arrested three people at a residence off Nettles Cemetery Road on multiple warrants for narcotics, illegal weapons and child endangerment charges, according to a statement released by Polk County Sheriff Kenneth Hammack Monday morning. Tyler County requested assistance from Polk County’s narcotics detectives with a search for a fugitive with multiple felony warrants. Earlier attempts by Tyler County Deputies to serve arrest warrants on Christopher Dashawn Montoya, 25, of Woodville were unsuccessful. In one of those … Continue reading Fugitive, two others found with nearly a pound of meth

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Crime Stoppers seeking tips to help solve at theft at the Rock Shop

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the assistance of the public in obtaining information in regards to a theft that occurred at The Rock Shop in Indian Springs on or about October 7, 2019. An unknown suspect(s) removed several articles including rings, gems, and other valuables. If you have any information on this case that will help with the investigation, contact Crime Stoppers at 936-327-STOP or Detective Lee Rogers at 936-329-9024, where you can remain anonymous and may collect a cash reward for information leading to an arrest.    Continue reading Crime Stoppers seeking tips to help solve at theft at the Rock Shop

Robbery spree ends with arrests

March 10, 1978, a pair of bank robbers kidnapped John A. Gaylord, above left, hostage at his home and forced him to go to the bank and take money from the vault. FBI agents eventually arrested Mickey Clark at a Houston motel. He was charged with kidnapping and bank robbery, as well as several earlier robberies in Livingston. Raymond Herman Hicks of Galveston was arrested and charged with kidnapping and two counts of aggravated robbery for the grocery store holdups. Continue reading Robbery spree ends with arrests