Articles Tagged “Public Safety”

  • Governor Takes Action to Combat Illegal Border Crossings

    With the significant increase in the number of illegal crossings across the Texas border, Governor Greg Abbott has taken action in the wake of federal inaction. Across the Texas border, apprehensions through October and November…

  • 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…

  • Beware Of New Phone Scam

    Citizens are advised to beware of phone scams involving law enforcement, particularly callers who use the names of local law enforcement officials, such as the Chief of Police. The City of Huntsville recently became aware…

  • Texas Stash House Rewards Program

    The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) seized nearly 70 pounds of marijuana and more than four pounds of hash oil on Sept. 16 at a residence in El Paso. The seizure was the result…

  • KATS Safety Bash Tonight At SHSU

    The Sam Houston State University Police Department will host the second annual “Kats Safety Bash” tonight from 6-8 p.m. in the Bowers Stadium Parking Lot. Participants will be able to visit with emergency personnel from…

  • New Waverly Resident Trapped Early Friday Morning

    Just before 3 AM, a 19 year old Army Soldier was leaving New Waverly to return to his unit when his car left the roadway on Highway 150 near the city limits. His Nissan Maxima…

  • Representative John Otto’s Legislative Update

    Our State Representative John Otto reports in his Legislative Update that last week the House passed House Bill 1690, which will relocate the Public Integrity Unit from the Travis County District Attorney’s Office to the…

  • Commissioners Meet This Morning

    Walker County Commissioners meet for a regular session this morning at the courthouse at nine. Walker County Jail Bureau Captain Steve Fisher will discuss an Interlocal Agreement with Montgomery County to house Montgomery County inmates…

  • DPS License Renewal Online

    The Texas Department of Public Safety is encouraging customers to plan ahead for the busy weeks surrounding Spring Break and take advantage of early renewals, online services or visit a driver license  center when renewing…

  • Sketch Done Of Heartfield Florist Robbery Suspect

    During the morning hours of February 14, 2015, officers with the Huntsville Police Department responded to a robbery at Heartfield Florist located in the 1500 block of Sam Houston Avenue. The suspect is an African-American…