Articles Tagged “DPS”

  • Fourteen Have Been Charged with Methamphetamine Charges in the Southern District of Texas

    U-S Attorney Kenneth Magidson has announced that a total of 14 people are now in custody on methamphetamine charges in three separate cases. These arrests were part of Operation Dream Catcher which also led to…

  • Fatal Car Fire on FM 405

    Over the weekend, the Huntsville Item reported that last Friday afternoon around 3:50 the Riverside Fire Department responded to a car on fire close to an embankment near the 300 block of FM 405. The…

  • Fatal Head-on Collision on I-45 Sunday Night

    According to a report in the Montgomery County Police reporter, shortly before ten last night the Walker County Sheriff’s Office began receiving calls about a silver Lincoln headed northbound in the southbound lanes of I-45…

  • DPS Marks National AMBER Alert Awareness Day

    The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will join the nation in observing National AMBER Alert Awareness Day today. AMBER stands for “America’s Missing: Broadcast Emergency Response,” and was named for 9-year-old Amber Hagerman, who…

  • i-WATCH Reports to DPS

    The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding Texans to remain vigilant with respect to potential crime and terrorist activity in their communities and to report suspicious behaviors to the department’s iWATCH website at…

  • Preventing Vehicle Theft & Burglaries

    The Texas Department of Public Safety is reminding Texans about the potential for vehicle thefts during the holiday season and is advising individuals to takes extra precautions to guard against possible auto thefts. Vehicle burglaries…

  • Butch Davis Comments On Recent Fire

    Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis reported to us at 5:30 this morning that he thanked everyone for their help in taking care of the wildfire at FM 980 and FM 2628 in Walker…

  • DPS Increasing DWI Patrols For July 4th Holiday

    The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has increased DWI patrols for a 12-day period that includes the July 4th holiday. Through July 7, DPS troopers will focus DWI patrols in high-risk locations at times…

  • Satellite Phone Channel Addition Approved By Commissioners

    In Commissioners’ Court this week, Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis moved forward in attempting to expand the emergency communication capabilities of the County. He asked commissioners to approve a Memorandum of Understanding with…

  • Fatal Accident In New Waverly Area Over Weekend

    Emergency Responders in the New Waverly area were kept busy this past weekend with a number of motor vehicle accidents as well as several unrelated fire and medical emergencies. New Waverly Fire Crews and Walker…