Articles Tagged “DPS”

  • Wrong-way Driver Indicted

    Late last week, Jeffrey Martinez from Beaumont was charged on two counts of intoxicated manslaughter with a vehicle for allegedly causing an accident involving three vehicles on I-45 over a year ago. DPS reports that…

  • No Refusal Weekend Yields Arrests

    During the “No Refusal” initiative on Thursday, the 29th, more than 10 arrests were made by the Huntsville Police Department and DPS. Assisting them were attorneys with the D-A’s office, Walker County Sheriff’s personnel, along…

  • Update on July Double Murder

    Walker County Sheriff Clint McCrae has reported to the media that his office is still awaiting test results on evidence from two locations outside of our county that may possibly have a connection to the…

  • Update on Double Murder Investigation

    The investigation continues into the July 24th double murder of 55-year-old Shanta Faye Crawford and 18-month-old Aiyden Benjamin Lewis on M. Williams Road. Sheriff Clint McCrae–whose investigation is still being aided by the FBI, DEA,…

  • Election Director Diana McRae Talked with Commissioners about Election Issues Monday

    Election Director Diana McRae updated Walker County Commissioners on election information in Court Monday morning. Precinct #201′s poll location will be moving . . . . MCRAELECT8-12-13 In the upcoming November elections, Ms. McRae emphasized…

  • Photo I-D Now Required for Voting in Texas

    Walker County Election Officer, Diana McRae, reminds voters that photo identification will now be required for voting in person. A voter will be required to show one of the following forms of photo identification at…

  • DPS Boosts Patrols for July 4th Holiday

    The Texas Department of Public Safety will increase DWI patrols for a 10-day period that includes the July 4th holiday. From June 28 – July 7, DPS troopers will focus DWI patrols in high-risk locations…

  • Election Identification Certificates Available Beginning Today

    Pursuant to a U.S. Supreme Court ruling issued Tuesday, new voting requirements passed by the Texas Legislature in 2011 will take effect immediately. Photo identification will now be required when voting in elections in Texas.…

  • Cattle Trailer Overturns East of New Waverly

    Firefighter Jimmy Williams reports that New Waverly Firefighters responded to a call Sunday afternoon involving an 18 Wheeler hauling 67 head of cattle overturned on State Hwy 150, east of New Waverly. Firefighters were dispatched…

  • DPS Forensic Examiner Drug Test Mishandling Also Affecting Walker County Drug Defendants

    As we informed you Thursday, in Texas thousands of misdmeanor and felony drug cases may be thrown out following the ruling of the state’s highest court that any case with evidence handled by DPS forensic…