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Friday, December 30th, 2011

Police arrest suspected serial burglar

Authorities have found the man suspected of nine recent burglaries in San Marcos residential areas.

Friday, December 9th, 2011

Alleged ‘road rage’ incident involving SMPD officer sparks investigations

An alleged "road rage" incident on Wednesday resulted in a City of San Marcos police officer being placed on administrative leave pending an internal investigation.

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

74-year-old charged with child sex crimes

San Marcos Police arrested Francis Hall, 74, on Nov. 1 and charged him with sexual performance by a child and indecency with a child.

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

Student says man tricked him into posing in his boxers

A man charged in Lubbock with promising to pay male students big bucks to pose nude and then stiffing them out of money is allegedly now preying on the strapping young men of Texas State University.

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, October 24th, 2011

San Marcos residents rally to fight breast cancer

The San Marcos “Pink Heals” parade made its way through town recently to raise awareness and funds in the local fight against breast cancer. Hundreds participated in the subsequent rally.

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.

Sunday, September 18th, 2011

Corpse found under bridge  

STAFF REPORT Police began a homicide investigation after a corpse was discovered near the Blanco River in San Marcos on Friday. The deceased remains unidentified, said San Marcos Police Chief Howard Williams on Saturday evening. “We really...

Monday, April 4th, 2011

Crime Map: 04/01/11 to 04/04/11

The San Marcos (Texas) Police Department blotter, plotted on a map.

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