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The Galveston County Daily News : Police

July 24, 2014


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Woman rescued after fall into manhole

A woman was taken to the hospital late Wednesday night after falling through an open manhole behind the San Luis Hotel.

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Wednesday 07/23/2014
Pair arrested in connection with robbery
Posted: July 23, 2014

TEXAS CITY — Officers early Wednesday arrested two men accused of robbing a Texas City convenience store at gunpoint, according to a news release from the police department.

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Jail population rising
Posted: July 23, 2014

After two years of trending down, the average population at the Galveston County Jail has been steadily increasing since 2012, according to statistics from the county.

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Tuesday 07/22/2014
Man charged with possession of child pornography
Posted: July 22, 2014

FRIENDSWOOD — A month-long investigation led to the arrest of a man charged with the possession of child pornography, Friendswood police said in a news release.

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League City man held on drug, gun charges
Posted: July 22, 2014

LEAGUE CITY — A man faces various charges after police serving an arrest warrant at his League City apartment allegedly found drugs, a handgun and printers used to produce counterfeit cash.

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6-month-old hurt in rear-end collision
Posted: July 22, 2014

SAN LEON — A 6-month-old child was taken to the hospital after a driver who told police he fell asleep at the wheel rear-ended another vehicle Monday afternoon in San Leon, a fire official said.

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Sunday 07/20/2014
Woman charged in hit-and-runs
Posted: July 20, 2014

GALVESTON — A Galveston woman was charged  with drunken driving and evading arrest after leading police on a short car chase Saturday night.

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No charges against Woods
Updated: July 20, 2014 - 9:47 pm

GALVESTON — The Galveston Police Department won’t pursue charges against City Councilman Tarris Woods, who was accused of threatening a man in City Hall in early July.

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Man, 66, drowns off isle beach
Posted: July 20, 2014

GALVESTON — A Pearland man drowned Sunday after falling unconscious in the waters off Galveston.

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