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Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

Man shot by Austin police was suspect in San Marcos car burglaries

The man killed in an Austin officer-involved shooting Sunday was a suspect in multiple recent thefts and vehicle burglaries in San Marcos.

Thursday, May 21st, 2015

Federal grand jury indicts San Antonio man for Central Texas bank robbery spree

A San Antonio man suspected in a string of bank robberies, including one in San Marcos, has been indicted by a federal grand jury.

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

Teen nabbed after home invasion burglary in Rio Vista Terrace

A 17-year-old San Marcos man faces a barrage of felony charges for allegedly breaking into a duplex in the Rio Vista Terrace neighborhood early Tuesday where authorities say he told the resident he was a police officer...

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

Update: Missing teen found hanging out with 18-year-old man

San Marcos police are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing teenager, 15-year-old Cassidy Jae Castro, who was last seen in the 100 block of Autumn Cove in San Marcos about 3:45 a.m. Monday. Police...

Monday, July 8th, 2013

San Marcos police commander graduates FBI academy

San Marcos Police Department Cmdr. Kelly L. Earnest graduated from the 253rd session of the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Va. after completing a 10-week program recently.

Saturday, October 8th, 2011

Violent incidents mar downtown revelry Friday night

A wreck and a fight occupied about half the on-duty city police force in downtown San Marcos as the bars closed Saturday.

Friday, October 7th, 2011

Police locate student suspected of making threats

Police are attempting to contact Nathaniel Joseph Doyle, a 22-year-old Texas State student who has allegedly made death threats and may be armed in the area.

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.

Saturday, March 27th, 2010

Car wreck chokes downtown traffic for two hours

Traffic on the courthouse square in San Marcos was choked for two hours Friday night after a three-car collision involving a San Marcos police officer took place at the intersection of Hopkins Street and LBJ Drive.

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