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Fred Wisener


Monday, December 15th, 2014

Man arrested after striking six parked cars downtown

A 29-year-old man faces a charge of driving while intoxicated after striking six parked vehicles early Saturday near downtown San Marcos.

Sunday, February 3rd, 2013

20-year-old Austin man killed in early morning stabbing

San Marcos police are investigating an early Sunday stabbing that killed a 20-year-old Austin man.

Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

Runaway driver crashes apartment pool party

San Marcos police say they are still waiting to hear from the driver of a pickup truck that plunged off a steep embankment and landed in the midst of a pool party this weekend at a student...

Sunday, June 24th, 2012

San Marcos police calm ‘riot’ at treatment center

San Marcos police took six teenage patients at the former Brown Psychiatric Hospital to juvenile detention following what an officer calls "a little riot" Saturday evening.

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

Alleged coked-up suspect leads police on wild ride

Police say a coked-up man led officers on a short-but-dangerous vehicle chase and rammed his truck into a SMPD cruiser Sunday evening.

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

California man indicted in 1975 San Marcos murder

A Hays County Grand Jury indicted a 57-year-old California man last Friday in the 1975 murder of Sheryl Ann Norris. Willie Roy Jenkins was incarcerated in Fresno, CA, and is being extradited to San Marcos for trial.