Jim Wells County Newswire

Jim Wells County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Jim Wells County, TX.

Results 1 - 20 of 365 in Jim Wells County, TX

  1. Crime Watch: Stolen cattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Wilson County News

    ... 25 head. On July 18, a thief or thieves cut the chain on a gate to steal six heifers from a property in Jim Wells County near the Ben Bolt area. The heifers are 3/4 Angus and 1/4 Brahman cross, 4 to 5 months bred, and all are black, some with white ...

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  2. Felon who possessed firearms receives 12 year sentence an hour agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... essed the firearms before the fifth anniversary of his July 31, 2014 burglary of a habitation conviction in Jim Wells County, according to court documents.

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  3. Johnathan Miser is back behind bars this week.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    Jonathan Miser was released form the Jim Wells County back on July 20th when he should have been handed over to Aransas County authorities to serve a two-year sentence for evading arrest. A U.S. Marshals Task Force was able to locate Miser Wednesday in a rural area near London, Texas.

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  4. Fugitive Mistakenly Released from Jail Arrested in London, TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | KIII

    The Jim Wells County Jail inmate who was mistakenly released from jail July 20 and has been wanted ever since was arrested Wednesday morning at a ranch in London, Texas. 25-year old Jonathan Manuel Lee Miser had served a short term in the Jim Wells County Detention Center for a drug possession charge and was accidentally released due to a data entry omission that called for him to be transferred to Aransas County to serve on separate charges.

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  5. Lillian Claire Smith WilsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Alice24-7.com

    Lillian Claire Smith Wilson was called to her heavenly home on Saturday, August 22, 2015. She was born on October 28, 1922 to John Arthur and Edna Ruth Whipple Smith at 103 Broadway in Alice, Texas, Jim Wells County.

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  6. Jim Wells County Deputies Checking for Violators on Highway 281Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | KIII

    Jim Wells County deputies were busy Friday as they rounded up about a half dozen wanted individuals in Premont and then they hit Highway 281. Highway 281 is one of those drug, cash and immigrant corridors used by smugglers.

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  7. Woman wanted for human trafficking in custody after chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Click2Houston

    ... A BRIEF CHASE INVOLVING BOTH HPD OFFICERS AND A U.S. MARSHAL. THE MARSHAL'S OFFICE GETTING A CALL FROM JIM WELLS COUNTY SAYING THEY WERE LOOKING TO LOCATE JENNIFER ZAMORA, WANTED FOR WARRANT FOR HUMAN TRAFFICKING. SHE HAD BEEN ARRESTED LAST YEAR ...

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  8. Disaster assistance is available for those affected by the storms between May 4th and June 22nd.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    ... have registered, with $2 million being approved. More than 1,300 people have registered for assistance in Jim Wells County, with a little more than $800,000 approved. The help is available to cover property damage from heavy storms between May 4th ...

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  9. HPD: Pursuit ends at Taco Cabana parking lot in southwest HoustonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Click2Houston

    ... ES FROM HPD OF FELONY EVADING Police said the suspect, Jennifer Zamora, is in custody. Zamora was wanted in Jim Wells County, about three-and-a-half hours south of Houston.

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  10. HPD: Pursuit ends in southwest HoustonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Click2Houston

    Police said the suspect, Jennifer Zamora, is in custody. Zamora was wanted in Jim Wells County, about three-and-a-half hours south of Housotn.

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  11. 2 jail officials in Texas resign after inmate wrongly freedRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 15 | KTEN-TV Denison

    Two jailers in South Texas have resigned after an inmate mistakenly was released two years before he should have been freed. Jim Wells County sheriff's Chief Deputy Louie Valadez says a corrections officer and a jail administrator worked their last day Friday.

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  12. Inmate Mistakenly ReleasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | KRGV

    ... two years before he should have been freed. Jonathan Miser of Orange Grove remained at large Saturday. Jim Wells County sheriff's Chief Deputy Louie Valadez says a corrections officer and a jail administrator worked their last day Friday. The ...

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  13. Texas deputy forgot to bring Belgian Malinois inside after his shift was overRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | WAAX-AM Gadsden

    A Texas deputy has been let go from the Jim Wells County Sheriff's Department after he forgot to bring his police dog partner inside Sunday and the dog died, NBC News reports. Latham Roldan - the trainer for Jola, a Belgian Malinois, for three years - "just left the kennel" inside his vehicle in "a case of negligence," a sheriff's spokesman says.

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  14. Police Dog Trapped in Hot Car for 20 Hours...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | KDIF AM 1440 La Preciosa

    A Texas deputy has been let go from the Jim Wells County Sheriff's Department after he forgot to bring his police dog partner inside Sunday and the dog died, NBC News reports. Latham Roldan - the trainer for Jola, a Belgian Malinois, for three years - "just left the kennel" inside his vehicle in "a case of negligence," a sheriff's spokesman says.

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  15. Deputy fired after narcotics dog dies in hot carRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | WALA

    A sheriff's deputy in south Texas has been fired after his specially-trained narcotics dog was found dead in a hot car. In Jim Wells County, near Corpus Christi, Deputy Latham Roldan had worked with the dog named Jola for about three years.

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  16. Equipment Stolen from Butler Rentals Found in Jim Wells CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | KIII

    About $90,000 worth of Butler Rentals equipment that was stolen from a construction site at Tuloso-Midway Independent School District earlier this week has been found. The skid loader and the ride-on trench that were stolen were found in Jim Wells County.

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  17. Jim Wells County Inmate Mistakenly Released from JailRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | KIII

    A Jim Wells County Jail inmate was mistakenly released from jail on Aug. 3, and that has cost two sheriff's employees their jobs. That inmate is now on the run because he was supposed to be handed over for a state prison sentence.

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  18. Police Dog locked in Hot Car Dies.Read the original story

    Friday Aug 14 | The River 105.9 FM

    A Texas deputy has been let go from the Jim Wells County Sheriff's Department after he forgot to bring his police dog partner inside Sunday and the dog died,NBC News reports. Latham Roldan - the trainer for Jola, a Belgian Malinois, for three years - "just left the kennel" inside his vehicle in "a case of negligence," a sheriff's spokesman says.

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  19. 'Sole brothers' collecting shoes to help othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    ... a new city manager.City Manager Jesus "Chuy" Garcia was fired during Thursday night's council meeting. A Jim Wells County inmate who should have been transferred to the Aransas County Detention Center was released due to a clerical error. US ...

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    Friday Aug 14 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    ... a new city manager.City Manager Jesus "Chuy" Garcia was fired during Thursday night's council meeting. A Jim Wells County inmate who should have been transferred to the Aransas County Detention Center was released due to a clerical error. US ...

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