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The Galveston County Daily News : Police

April 23, 2014


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La Marque High School student in custody after gun found at school

LA MARQUE — School officials said a student was arrested Wednesday morning after they found a gun in his backpack.

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Wednesday 04/23/2014
Police identify man found dead outside gas station
Updated: April 23, 2014 - 1:33 pm

GALVESTON — Police are investigating a homicide after a man’s body was found near a gas station at 69th Street and Seawall Boulevard.

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Reported kidnapping, assault being investigated
Posted: April 23, 2014

GALVESTON — The Galveston Police Department is investigating a report of a kidnapping and sexual assault occurring late Sunday evening.

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Warrant issued for former La Marque city employee
Posted: April 23, 2014

LA MARQUE — A former city employee and La Marque resident has been charged with taking money from the utility department’s billing accounts.

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Tuesday 04/22/2014
Cyclist hit on island in critical condition
Posted: April 22, 2014

GALVESTON — A Houston cyclist hit by a vehicle while riding on the island Saturday remains in critical condition at the University of Texas Medical Branch, officials said Monday.

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Kilburn graduates from National Forensic Academy
Posted: April 22, 2014

W. “Billy” Kilburn, forensic investigator with the Galveston County Sheriff’s Office, recently graduated from the National Forensic Academy following a 10-week training program.

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Man escapes Houston kidnappers in Friendswood
Posted: April 22, 2014

FRIENDSWOOD — A man who was held at gunpoint and forced into a vehicle in Houston escaped near FM 528 and Falcon Ridge before running to call 911 from a Friendswood home Sunday, police said.

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Woman charged in fatal isle wreck arrested again
Posted: April 22, 2014

FRIENDSWOOD — A Dayton woman charged with intoxication manslaughter for her role in a Feb. 22 collision that killed a retired police officer was arrested again Monday in Friendswood.

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Sunday 04/20/2014
Bomb hoax traps shoppers
Updated: April 20, 2014 - 12:01 am

KEMAH — A Sugar Land man was charged with creating a bomb scare Saturday that forced authorities to bring out bomb disposal teams and to lock down a Walmart store for four hours.

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