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Thursday, August 20th, 2015

Texas capitol arson suspect also torched Buda cop car, police say

A man suspected in the arson of a vehicle at the Texas state capitol earlier this month has also been identified as the main suspect in the arson of a Buda Police cruiser.

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

Hays County sheriff announces warrant roundup

The Hays County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) is conducting a warrant roundup on outstanding Class C warrants from the county's Justice of the Peace (JP) offices.

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Bus carrying senior wrecks in Buda, killing two

A wreck involving an SUV and senior center bus has left two people dead and five people injured in Buda.

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

Video: Buda man surrenders 41 fighting roosters, chickens

A Buda man has voluntarily surrendered 41 chickens and roosters seized from his home on Earl Street south of downtown.

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

Police release composite drawing of bank robber

A composite sketch of the suspect who robbed the Austin Telco Credit Union on Nov. 15, plus additional surveillance video stills, are now available. Buda police reportedly have no other leads.

Thursday, November 17th, 2011

Man flees after robbing Buda credit union

Buda police are searching for a man who robbed the Austin Telco Credit Union at gunpoint Tuesday morning.

Monday, October 24th, 2011

Cops seek help solving Buda robbery, assault

Hays County Crime Stoppers is trying to help the Buda Police Department catch two men who stole three cases of beer from the Speedy Stop Convenience Store and assaulted the store clerk.

Wednesday, October 20th, 2010

Buda police department assumes duties

The brand new Buda Police Department assumed law enforcement duties in the city Wednesday. The police department will cost the city about $700,000 annually, about the fee it paid previously for a dedicated patrol from the Hays...