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Thursday, October 25th, 2012

Election 2012 Video: Hays County Pct. 1 Constable (David Peterson vs. Stephen Velasquez)

In a rematch of their Democratic Party primary race four years ago, Hays County Pct. 1 Constable David Peterson is running against former chief deputy constable Stephen Velasquez, who tried unsuccessfully to succeed his old boss, Lupe Cruz, in 2008.

Sunday, February 24th, 2008

Deputy constable’s campaign version of Tasing handcuffed man differs from officers’ accounts

A deputy constable campaigning for his retiring boss’s job is having to explain an encounter nearly a year and a half ago when he twice used a Taser on a mentally disturbed 19-year-old man handcuffed and confined...