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Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

San Marcos narcotics detective identified Enchanted Rock vandalism suspects

A San Marcos police detective identified the suspects in the March 20 Enchanted Rock vandalism case that made national news when he recognized the nicknames scrawled on the side of the ancient landmark.

Monday, February 2nd, 2015

Local, federal officers to honor sheriff’s detective taken by cancer

The Hays County Sheriff’s Office is expecting large crowds at this afternoon’s memorial service for Det. Archie Lynnwood “Lynn” Lueders, who died Jan. 27 from pancreatic cancer.

Friday, February 14th, 2014

Letter: Peach’s ‘groundless accusations’ point to poor judgment

In a letter to the editor, retired San Marcos police Cmdr. Terry Nichols recalls district attorney candidate Lynn Peach’s incendiary accusations in 2009 against a fellow assistant district attorney and a San Marcos police investigator

Friday, April 23rd, 2010

Cops intercept big pot shipment at San Marcos airport

A hefty marijuana delivery of 850 pounds stuffed into 16 large duffle bags was intercepted by police on April 21 at the San Marcos Airport, police say.

Tuesday, April 28th, 2009

Assistant district attorney says prosecutor, detective lied in steroids case

A Hays County assistant district attorney testified today that one of her fellow prosecutors and a San Marcos police detective lied about the source of a tip that led to a man's arrest on drug charges. District...

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