Burglary at Crider’s leads to three arrests

KERR COUNTY, Tx. (HCBN)- A burglary at Crider’s Rodeo & Dancehall in August of this year has ended in three arrests by the Kerr County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) on December 1. The individuals arrested were James Edward Marquart, 18, Rodney Joe Dunham, 17, and an unidentified 14 year old. After being arrested, KCSO says that Marquart and Dunham confessed to entering the building and stealing …

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K9 Police Dog sniffs out meth and pot during traffic stop

Bandera, Tx (HCBN) – Bandera Marshal’s Office Drug Arrest Report “On November 30, 2018, Deputy Smith conducted a traffic stop on 12th St. He arrested the front seat passenger, Shantay Lewis, for a warrant for Manufacture/Delivery of a Controlled Substance PG1 4g<200g. Bandera County Deputy Johnson and his K9 partner Barry arrived. Deputy Barry indicated there were narcotics in the vehicle.” “A search of the …

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New Braunfels man arrested, charged with stalking

NEW BRAUNFELS, Tx. (HCBN)- As announced yesterday, December 1, the search for Orlando Vicente Vela has ended and he is behind bars after turning himself in at the Comal County Jail around 5 AM, according to the New Braunfels Police Department. Vela, age 32, was booked on a 3rd-degree felony charge of Stalking and had a set bond of $100,000. “NBPD investigators are looking into …

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Former president of The SALT Group indicted after allegedly manipulating accounting records

KERRVILLE, Tx. (HCBN)- Authorities indicted former SALT Group president Stephen Canty, age 57, on November 28, for allegedly manipulating accounting records. His indictment was for one count of making a false statement on a loan or credit application. The indictment says that Canty “submitted falsely inflated figures to Texas Capital Bank,” and “overstated to Texas Capital Bank the value of accounts received of HJH Consulting …

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Bandera woman dies after tragic car accident, family sets up GoFundMe campaign

BANDERA, Tx. (HCBN)- A woman by the name of Shelly Marie Reigel, 39, passed away on Thursday, November 27 after police say she fell out of a vehicle near Bandera. She sustained a critical head injury during the fall and later died at University Hospital in San Antonio. Jason Reyes, public information officer for the Texas Department of Public Safety, said she was sitting in …

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Child pornograhy found on man’s cell phone, arrest made by KCSO

KERR COUNTY, Tx. (HCBN)- The Kerr County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man on November 29 after images of child pornograhy were allegedly found on his phone. The Kerrville Sheriff’s Office announced that they arrested Richard Thomas Hall, age 55, after receiving information from Gillespie County Sheriff’s Office Investigators. Gillespie County Investigators had executed a search warrant at Hall’s Kerr County residence for his cell phone. …

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Man arrested in Kerr County after failing to follow registered sex offender duty

KERR COUNTY, Tx. (HCBN)- Todd Brooks, age 50, was arrested on November 29 after failing to comply with his Registered Sex Offender duty, according to the Kerr County Sheriff’s Office. “Kerr County Sheriff’s Office Investigators determined that Brooks was using internet identification on social media web sites without reporting his identifiers in violation of the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure, which regulates the requirements of …

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Two arrested after KCSO investigators discover firearms and illegal drugs

KERR COUNTY, Tx. (HCBN)- Two individuals were arrested and put behind bars today after a citizen called into the Kerr County Sheriff’s Office and reported that the two men were staying at a local motel and believed them to be in possession of firearms. Investigators located the two men, Christopher Eli Hammer, 35, and Eric Randall Sweat, 33, traveling on Sidney Baker Street. Upon conducting …

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KPD clears mystery woman in person of interest Facebook post

KERRVILLE, Tx. (HCBN)- A statement was issued today, November 26th, from the Kerrville Police Department regarding their recent social media post about a credit card abuse investigation. The post showed a picture of an unknown woman and stated that she was a suspect in the case. The department soon learned that the woman in the picture was not connected to the incident. KPD has since …

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Boerne Little League searches for missing utility cart

BOERNE, Tx. (HCBN)- A utility cart has turned up missing at the Little League field in Boerne. Little League personnel and the Kendall County Sheriff’s Office are currently looking for information that may lead to the return of this cart. “The president of BLL was at the fields this weekend, and noticed one of the carts was missing,” says the Kendall County Sheriff’s Office. The …

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