Articles Tagged “DPS”

  • Breaking News–Body of Trinity Bridge Jumper Found

    Around 12:10 this afternoon, Trinity County Sheriff Woody Wallace informed us that the body of the man who authorities believe may have  jumped to his death at the Trinity River Bridge and Highway 19 this…

  • I-45 Lane Closure This Morning

    TxDOT contractor Texas Sterling Construction Company will close one lane of I-45 southbound, near Highway 30, from 10 until 11:30 AM today, in order for DPS to do an accident investigation. Alternate left and right…

  • Trooper Accidentally Shoots Self

    Wednesday afternoon in Madisonville, an off-duty DPS trooper accidentally shot himself in the stomach. After 28-year-old Trooper Felipe Garcia completed a workout at a fitness center in Madisonville, a .22 caliber pistol fell out of…

  • Major Accident This Morning-Highway 75 North Near Sutterfield Lane

    Major Accident This Morning-Highway 75 North Near Sutterfield Lane

    DPS Troopers and other emergency personnel were on the scene of a major accident on Highway 75 North near Sutterfield Lane in Walker County this morning.  The only information we have at this time is…

  • DPS Increases Patrols for Memorial Day Weekend

    The Texas Department of Public Safety will significantly increase trooper patrols this Memorial Day weekend to help keep Texas roadways safe. During the increased patrols Friday, May 23rd, through Monday, May 26th, troopers will be…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Monday a vehicle burglary was investigated in the 2000 block of 19th Street. A firearm was reported stolen from a residence in the 2500 block of Pine…

  • DPS Rescued 39 Missing or Exploited Kids in 2013

    The Texas Department of Public Safety announced today that DPS officers – with the support of the DPS Interdiction for the Protection of Children (IPC) program – rescued 39 missing or exploited children in 2013.…

  • Walker County Man Arrested in High-Speed Chase

    Tuesday afternoon, 41-year-old Benson Milton of Walker County was arrested for evading arrest after he crashed his vehicle during a pursuit by law enforcement on Dorrell Road. It all started on Tuesday morning when HPD…

  • DPS Increases DWI Enforcement

    The Texas Department of Public Safety has increased DWI patrols through January 2nd. DPS troopers will focus DWI patrols in high-risk locations at times when alcohol-related crashes are most frequent. DPS offers the following additional…

  • DPS Urges Travelers to Drive Responsibly

    The Texas Department of Public Safety is encouraging Thanksgiving travelers to practice safe driving habits during the long holiday weekend to help keep Texas roadways safer for everyone. DPS troopers will be patrolling Texas roadways…