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The Galveston County Daily News : Police

August 29, 2014


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Yacht catches fire near Kemah Boardwalk

KEMAH — A 52-foot yacht caught fire under the Kemah Bridge on Monday afternoon.

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Friday 08/29/2014
Former Crystal Beach fire chief charged with felony theft
Updated: August 29, 2014 - 4:16 pm

An indictment alleges fire department’s credit card was used for more than $25,000 at a Louisiana racetrack and casino.

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Thursday 08/28/2014
Couple charged with trying to smuggle drugs
Posted: August 28, 2014

An inmate at the Galveston County Jail and a Bacliff woman were charged Thursday after sheriff’s deputies discovered drugs being sent to the jail through the U.S. Postal Service.

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Wednesday 08/27/2014
Deputy investigated over guns found in Galveston County jail facility
Posted: August 27, 2014

Deputies found two pistols on top of an 18-foot-tall painting shed at the Galveston County jail last Tuesday. The guns were not in working condition.

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County no-refusal program to begin Friday
Posted: August 27, 2014

Authorities will enforce a no-refusal program toward suspected drunken-drivers for Labor Day weekend.

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Texas City police searching for pharmacy burglary suspects
Posted: August 27, 2014

TEXAS CITY — Police are searching for two men suspected of burglarizing a Texas City pharmacy early Wednesday.

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Tuesday 08/26/2014
San Luis currents may have claimed another two lives
Posted: August 26, 2014

GALVESTON —The search for an overdue boat ended Tuesday with the recovery of the bodies of two men who apparently drowned near San Luis Pass, officials said.

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Monday 08/25/2014
Sawhorses snarl traffic on causeway
Posted: August 25, 2014

Officers responding Monday to a report of horses on the Galveston Causeway instead found sawhorses that had fallen from a truck, police said.

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Fire engulfs abandoned home
Posted: August 25, 2014

TEXAS CITY — Firefighters on Monday put out a blaze that gutted an abandoned house and damaged another near downtown Texas City.

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