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David S. Watts

Tuesday, December 1st, 2009

Luling teen faces three murder charges

The Luling teenager who left the scene of a botched marijuana heist and returned after all the shots had been fired now faces three counts of murder. A Hays County District grand jury has indicted Frank Castro, 18, for one count of capital murder, two counts of felony murder and one count of aggravated robbery.

Monday, May 18th, 2009

Peach speaks about DA controversy

Lynn Peach, the former Hays County assistant district attorney whose allegations of misconduct recently caused the Hays County District Attorney's office to recuse itself from the retrial of Shawn Nathan Shipman, sat down with Newstreamz for an...

Monday, May 11th, 2009

DA’s office moves to recuse self from Shipman case

Hays County District Attorney Sherri Tibbe has moved that her office be recused from the retrial of Shawn Nathan Shipman. A former assistant district attorney from Bell County may be appointed as a special prosecutor.

Tuesday, April 28th, 2009

Judge recuses self from retrial hearing

A district court judge recused himself from a retrial hearing Tuesday after allegations that evidence in a steroid case presented by the Hays County District Attorney's office and the San Marcos Police Department was "suspect."