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Veteran Liberty police officer celebrated at retirement party

By Vanesa Brashier, editor@bluebonnetnews.com After nearly three decades of public service, veteran police officer Frank Longoria has retired. His...

Crime Stoppers needs public’s help to locate Featured Felons

The Multi-County Crime Stoppers organization, which serves Montgomery, Liberty and San Jacinto counties, has picked the persons pictured for this week’s Featured...

Bounty hunters nab Rye man who skipped sentencing

Timothy Leroy Cornell, 54, of Rye, was captured Thursday afternoon, one day after he was sentenced in absentia to 67 years in...

Man arrested for aggravated assault of public servant in Montgomery County

Russell Patrick Richards, 35, of Houston, was arrested for Aggravated Assault on a Public Servant around 2:11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, in...

LPD: Liberty furniture store damaged by errant driver

By Vanesa Brashier, editor@bluebonnetnews.com Police say a broken window at Golden's Furniture was not a "smash and grab" attempt....

Liberty County jury sentences habitual offender to 67 years in prison

By Vanesa Brashier, editor@bluebonnetnews.com A 54-year-old man, Timothy Leroy Cornell, of Rye, was sentenced in absentia to 67 years...

Celebration planned Thursday for retiring Liberty PD officer

The community is invited to attend a celebration honoring Frank Longoria, who worked many years as a police officer for the City...

Standoff in Daisetta ends with man’s arrest

By Vanesa Brashier, editor@bluebonnetnews.com A 37-year-old Daisetta man caused a bit of a disturbance Tuesday afternoon, barricading himself in...

Burglary suspect arrested in Tarkington area

By Vanesa Brashier, editor@bluebonnetnews.com Authorities say 38-year-old Jesse Grider, of Cleveland, wanted for burglary and criminal trespass warrants in...

5 people killed in Polk County shooting

The Polk County Sheriff's Office is confirming that five people were killed in a shooting incident on the 3600 block of FM...

Coldspring man no longer missing, questions remain

After a seven-month disappearance, a Coldspring man has reemerged and is reunited with his family, authorities say. Preston...

Texas game warden field notes

The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. Hold My Beer and...

Tipster alerts constable’s office to suspicious vehicle, driver arrested for warrants

By Vanesa Brashier, editor@bluebonnetnews.com A call from a concerned citizen regarding a suspicious vehicle in their Tarkington neighborhood led...

Authorities investigating animal cruelty case in Splendora

Deputies in Montgomery County seized two horses Wednesday from a property on the 15600 block of W. Relza Dr. in Splendora. Acting...

Crime Stoppers seeking public’s help in locating this week’s Featured Felons

The Multi-County Crime Stoppers organization, which serves Montgomery, Liberty and San Jacinto counties, has picked the persons pictured for this week’s Featured...

Reward doubled for information on Liberty County burglary

The victim of a Nov. 24, 2018, burglary on CR 2285 in Tarkington, is offering an additional $1,000 reward for information leading...

Constable’s office recovers stolen trailer near Tarkington

Acting on a tip Tuesday, Feb. 5, Liberty County Pct. 5 Constable David Hunter and Deputy Constable Brian Bortz went to a...

Roman Forest PD celebrates officers’ achievements

Two new patrol officers were sworn in and numerous pins and ribbons were presented during Roman Forest Police Department's annual law enforcement...

Cleveland PD working to clear Class C warrants

Cleveland Police Department is relaunching its Most Wanted program in an effort to clear some of the numerous Class C warrants that...

Werner named LCSO employee of the month

Liberty County Sheriff Bobby Rader started out the new year with an announcement at the recent monthly agency meeting that, for the...

Conroe police say escapee found hiding in a trash can

Authorities say a man with three pending murder charges escaped a prisoner transport vehicle Sunday morning in Conroe, triggering a multi-agency manhunt...

Public’s help needed to identify burglary suspect

The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office is requesting help from the public in identifying a person responsible for the Jan. 30 burglary of...

Pierce commended for life-saving efforts at Tarkington car crash

By Vanesa Brashier, editor@bluebonnetnews.com Liberty County Pct. 5 Deputy Constable Laci Lognion Pierce received a letter of commendation Friday,...

Crime Stoppers seeking public’s help in locating this week’s Featured Felons

The Multi-County Crime Stoppers organization, which serves Montgomery, Liberty and San Jacinto counties, has picked the persons pictured for this week’s Featured...

Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston discloses names of Catholic priests accused of sexual abuse

After months of promising to release the names of the clergy accused of sexually abusing children, the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston for the...

1 dead in house fire in San Jacinto County

Authorities in San Jacinto County are investigating a fatal house fire that occurred just before 2:30 a.m. Wednesday on CR 3081 near...

Alleged ‘chop shop’ under investigation in Splendora

Detectives with Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Auto Theft Task Force were called to assist the Splendora Police Department on a “chop shop”...

Liberty man sentenced to 35 years in prison for habitual drug dealing

By Vanesa Brashier, editor@bluebonnetnews.com A longtime drug dealer with 16 prior felony convictions was sentenced to 35 years in...

Cleveland restaurant donating portion of sales to constable battling health issues, facing surgeries

Cleveland-based Bailey's BBQ will donate 10 percent of its gross sales on Wednesday, Jan. 30, to Liberty County Pct. 2 Deputy Constable...

Public’s help needed in locating missing woman in Liberty County

The Houston Police Department's Homicide Division, Liberty County Sheriff's Office and Texas EquuSearch are asking for the public's help in locating 48-year-old...