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John Alvarez

Wednesday, December 9th, 2009

DA brings drug charges against residents in home invasions

Two residents of 926 Chestnut Street, where two intruders were shot dead, now face misdemeanor drug charges, the Hays County District Attorney's office announced. The DA also announced charges against four other residents in recent San Marcos home invasions that ended with shootings.

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,...

Monday, November 30th, 2009

Luling teen indicted on capital murder charges for involvement in ‘Harry Potter’ home invasion

A 17-year-old Luling boy has been indicted with capital murder after a San Marcos homeowner shot and killed two of his alleged teenage accomplices in a failed drug heist Sept. 4.

Friday, September 18th, 2009

Police still investigating Chestnut homicides

The Hays County District Attorney's office said this week that it will not comment as it decides whether to press charges in a botched burglary that ended in the shooting deaths of two people earlier this month.

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