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The Galveston County Daily News : Police

August 21, 2014

Police

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Pair arrested after purse-snatching of 72-year-old

FRIENDSWOOD — A man accused of stealing a 72-year-old woman’s purse Tuesday in front of a Friendswood grocery store and the alleged wheelman were arrested after shoppers and H-E-B employees came to the woman’s aid, police said.

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Thursday 08/21/2014
Parked SUV sent over seawall
Posted: August 21, 2014

GALVESTON — An unoccupied SUV was sent over the seawall Wednesday evening after being struck from behind by another vehicle.

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Wednesday 08/20/2014
Jury acquits man accused of biting jailer
Posted: August 20, 2014

GALVESTON — A man accused of biting a jailer in October was acquitted Wednesday by a Galveston County jury after a three-day trail.

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Traffic stop leads to drug charges
Posted: August 20, 2014

BACLIFF — A sheriff’s deputy reported confiscating more than 12 grams of cocaine during a traffic stop Sunday evening.

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Tuesday 08/19/2014
Fund set up for man killed while jogging
Posted: August 19, 2014

HITCHCOCK — Friends of a Hitchcock man who was struck and killed by a vehicle while jogging alongside FM 2004 on Saturday have set up a fund for funeral expenses and to support the man’s family.

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Monday 08/18/2014
Probe continues into jogger’s death
Posted: August 18, 2014

HITCHCOCK — Authorities Monday continued investigating a collision that killed a jogger during the weekend and left a La Marque woman charged with intoxication manslaughter.

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Constables protest proposed cuts
Posted: August 18, 2014

GALVESTON — Some constables and other elected officials gathered outside the county’s justice center Monday to protest proposed budget cuts they said would hamper law enforcement in the county.

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Sunday blaze in abandoned house investigated
Posted: August 18, 2014

TEXAS CITY — An abandoned two-story house caught fire near downtown Sunday.

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Man dies in motorcycle crash
Posted: August 18, 2014

GALVESTON — A man was killed early Monday when his motorcycle hit a parked vehicle on the East End of the island, police said.

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