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Friday, February 19th, 2016

San Marcos police, marshals to join statewide warrant sweep

San Marcos police and city marshals are among officers from more than 300 law enforcement agencies across Texas conducting a warrant roundup beginning Saturday, March 5.

Friday, March 6th, 2015

San Marcos extends amnesty period preceding statewide warrant roundup

WITH A SEARCHABLE LIST OF PEOPLE WITH OUTSTANDING WARRANTS | Police and city marshals have extended a grace period for residents who have outstanding arrest warrants stemming from violations prosecuted in San Marcos Municipal Court.

Friday, June 13th, 2014

Updated: Did San Marcos council just install a revolving door for its retiring judge?

Against a backdrop of unprecedented population growth, the San Marcos City Council on Wednesday moved toward converting its full-time municipal judge position into a part-time job.

Thursday, May 29th, 2014

San Marcos municipal judge to retire this month

SUBMITTED REPORT San Marcos Municipal Judge John P. Burke will retire at the end of June, the city’s spokesperson announced just after lunch today. The full statement from the city of San Marcos: Judge Burke has served...

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010

City calls warrant round-up for Saturday

San Marcos City marshals and police officers are calling a warrant round-up Saturday. Persons with outstanding warrants are advised to contact the municipal court before facing arrest at home, work or school.

Monday, February 22nd, 2010

Warrant roundup to begin March 6

The San Marcos Police Department, the San Marcos Marshal's Office and 200 other law enforcement agencies are participating in a warrant roundup starting on March 6. Persons with outstanding warrants are encouraged to take up their business...

Sunday, February 21st, 2010

San Marcos agencies join statewide warrant roundup

San Marcos Police and City Marshal’s office are joining over 200 law enforcement agencies across Texas for a warrant roundup beginning March 6 for people wanted for failure to comply with court orders and failure to appear...

Thursday, September 24th, 2009

San Marcos plans warrant roundup

The San Marcos Police and the City Marshal’s Office will conduct a warrant round-up in October for defendants with outstanding warrants in San Marcos Municipal Court.

Monday, February 16th, 2009

Warrant roundup coming to San Marcos

San Marcos Police, along with law enforcement agencies across the state, are coming for people with outstanding warrants.

Tuesday, March 25th, 2008

When is a car not a car?

Though Federal Judge Sam Sparks recently ruled for San Marcos against Planet K in their junk vehicle case, he did not rule as to whether the car-turned-planter is a car or a planter. That remains a philosophical...