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Friday, April 11th, 2014

San Marcos police investigate ‘suspicious death’ on Barbara Drive

5:46 p.m. FRIDAY APRIL, 11: Police have identified the woman who died earlier today under “suspicious” circumstances as 23-year old Misty Amber Davis, who resided at a home in the 1300 block of Barbara Drive, city of San Marcos spokesperson Melissa Millecam said.

Tuesday, July 19th, 2011

Four men charged in connection with brutal assault on Texas State student

After almost two months of searching, San Marcos police say they found two men who severely beat a 22-year-old Texas State student at Hillside Ranch Apartments. Police charged 23-year-old Jeffrey Werland and 20-year-old Joshua Hoelscher with aggravated...

Monday, January 10th, 2011

Officer, Samaritan save man from car wreckage

A San Marcos Police Department (SMPD) officer and two good Samaritans pulled a crash victim from a burning vehicle following a wreck last week on Interstate-35.

Tuesday, August 17th, 2010

Austin woman gets 15 years for intoxication manslaughter

A Hays County jury convicted a 24-year-old Austin woman of intoxication manslaughter in the 2008 traffic death of a Hays County woman. Miranda Martinez was sentenced to 15 years in prison and a $5,000 fine.

Tuesday, May 18th, 2010

Man charged in death of Wimberley woman

A Wimberley-area man has been charged in the death last week of a Wimberley woman. David Companie allegedly ran over Kelly Kimberley Cabler at an intersection west of Wimberley.

Sunday, April 4th, 2010

Police to charge Lockhart man in non-fatal shooting

San Marcos police are in the process of charging a Lockhart man in the non-fatal shooting of San Marcos resident Santana Hiracheta last week on Mill Street. It is expected that the victim will recover after a...

Monday, January 11th, 2010

Police investigate Sunday morning death

San Marcos police are investigating the circumstances of an early Saturday morning altercation that claimed the life of a 19-year-old Wimberley man. Police responded at 2:56 a.m. on Jan. 9 to Central Texas Medical Center (CTMC), where...

Monday, December 14th, 2009

Two hospitalized after shots in Kyle

The Kyle Police Department (KPD) is working on criminal charges in the case of a man who is said to have shot a woman in the leg, then shot himself in the head last Saturday morning.

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,...

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009

Intruder shot in home invasion

An intruder broke into a home on Oscar Smith Drive in San Marcos Wednesday night and came out of the adventure with several gunshot wounds from a resident of the home. San Marcos police are investigating.

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