Articles Tagged “Walker County Jail”

  • Second Arrest in Guevera Murder

    A second arrest has been made in connection with what is under consideration as the gang-involved homicide of 16-year-old Josael Guevera. Guevera was found dead last month in the Sam Houston National Forest. Thursday, the…

  • Jail Construction Update

    The construction of the new Walker County Jail is coming along at a good pace. Walker County Jail Project Director Eddie Smith told Walker County Commissioners Monday morning that they’ve had no delays caused by…

  • Commissioners Meet Today

    Walker County Commissioners will meet for a regular session at nine this morning at the courthouse. Commissioners will hear an update on the construction of the Walker County Jail. The court will also receive departmental…

  • Jail Construction Update

    The construction of the new Walker County Jail is coming along nicely. Jail Construction Project Manager Eddie Smith filed a detailed report in Commissioners’ Court Monday morning . . . . JAILREPORT6-10-13  

  • County Sheriff Talks with Commissioners about San Jacinto County Jail Contract

    Houston County has been housing inmate overflow from the Walker County Jail while our new jail is under construction. Walker County Sheriff Clint McRae went before County Commissioners at a special session Tuesday to get…

  • HPD Makes Heroin Bust on I-45

    During a traffic stop by HPD officer James Reynolds last week on I-45, 11 grams of heroin and 102 hydrocodone tables were found. Stolen items were also found in the trunk of the car. Occupants…

  • Two Charged with Participating in Dog Fighting Operation

    A Walker County grand jury has indicted Clarence Collins Clemons and Rodney James with dog fighting–participating in earnings or providing a building or property. Clemons and James were arrested in March. Clemons was still being…

  • Commissioners Meet

    Walker County Commissioners will meet for a regular session at the courthouse this morning at nine. Among several agenda items, Commissioners will hear an update on construction of the new Walker County Jail. Purchasing agent…

  • Local Home Invasion Robbery Arrests

    Recently the Huntsville Police Department and the Walker County Sheriff’s Office arrested four people suspected in two home invasion robberies during the past couple of months. Involvement in a third home invasion robbery is also…

  • Galveston Man & Others Arrested After Chase Down Old Houston Road

    Wednesday night, 23-year-old Michael Briock of Galveston was charged with evading arrest with a vehicle and criminal mischief following a dead-end chase down Old Houston Road. During a traffic stop, Briock took-off down the street…