Polk County Newswire

Polk County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Polk County, TX.

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  1. Angel MartinRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    The Polk County Sheriff's Office is searching for a teenager reported missing earlier this month. Angel Martin, 16, was last seen in the Livingston area on July 12. The circumstances surrounding her disappearance were not immediately available.

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  2. Livingston man arrested in connection to fatal motorcycle wreck near TrinityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Officers with the Livingston Police Department arrested a 22-year-old man Friday on an intoxicated manslaughter charge in connection to allegations that he was driving a motorcycle when he was involved in an accident that resulted in a woman's death. David Carl Smith, of Livingston, is still being held in the Polk County Jail on a felony intoxication manslaughter charge, and five misdemeanor charges - speeding, violating a promise to appear, public intoxication, and two capias pro-fines.

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  3. Ongoing Polk County drug investigation results in 3 arrests, seizure of meth, stolen gunsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | KXXV-TV Waco

    A narcotics investigation in Polk County resulted in three people being arrested on a laundry list of felony charges, the seizure of a "substantial quantity of methamphetamine, and the recovery of items stolen in at least seven burglaries, a stolen truck, and a travel trailer. "This investigation is still ongoing and more warrants will be issued for the arrests of suspects involved in this case," a press release from the Polk County Sheriff's Office stated.

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  4. Two-thirds of small Texas town's police force suspended overRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | MySanAntonio.com

    ... a child by contact and sexual performance by a child. Mark Shawn Hamilton, 51, of Goodrich, was booked into the Polk County Jail on four charges of sexual assault and one charge of child endangerment, Sept. 16, 2015. (Photo: Polk County Sheriff's ...

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  5. FBI, Texas AG reject requests for documents related to Alabama-Coushatta homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | KXXV-TV Waco

    ... the KTRE viewing area. ...There is a substantial public interest in information regarding crimes committed in Polk County, particularly homicides. Citizens, for their own safety and that of their families, have an interest in knowing what occurred ...

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  6. South Texas police chief fighting suspension after photoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | MySanAntonio.com

    ... a child by contact and sexual performance by a child. Mark Shawn Hamilton, 51, of Goodrich, was booked into the Polk County Jail on four charges of sexual assault and one charge of child endangerment, Sept. 16, 2015. (Photo: Polk County Sheriff's ...

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  7. Tanager Energy Announces Changes to ManagementRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Market Wire

    Tanager Energy Inc. announced today, in furtherance of its previously announced June 28 closing of the acquisition of working interests in oil and gas properties in Polk County, Texas, that Tanager has opened executive offices in Houston, Texas. The Board of Directors has appointed Thomas M. Crain, Jr. as the Chairman of the Board and the Interim Chief Executive Officer of Tanager and Carson W. Chemerinski as the Interim Secretary of Tanager.

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  8. First woman named police chief in Angelina County set to take over in ZavallaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | KXXV-TV Waco

    ... job. Wade started her law enforcement career in 2004 as an officer in Onalaska. She then went to work at the Polk County Sheriff's Office, the Office of the Inspector General, Polk County Pct. 3 Constable, Tyler County Sheriff's Office and the ...

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  9. Affidavit: Woman arrested after she cursed, punched son at Livingston storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A Livingston police officer arrested a woman for allegedly cursing and then striking her child with a closed fist, causing him to fall into a shelf at the town's Wal-Mart on Saturday. Patricia Wick, 26, of Onalaska, was charged with injury to a child and disorderly conduct and booked into the Polk County Jail.

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  10. Sheriff's Office: Livingston man punched air medical paramedic near helicopterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Deputies with Polk County Sheriff's Office arrested a 19-year-old man Saturday after he allegedly punched an air medical paramedic that was loading a patient into a helicopter for an air lift to a hospital. Shane Allen Nelson, of Livingston, was arrested and charged with third-degree felony assaulting a public servant.

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  11. Livingston Isd Rotc head also charged with aggravated sexual assault of childRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | KSWO

    ... assault of a child for Herbert Nelson Lloyd late last week. Lloyd, 58, of Livingston, is still being held in the Polk County Jail on two felony charges - indecency with a child by sexual contact and aggravated sexual assault of a child. ...

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  12. DPS: Cold Spring man pointed gun at motorist on US 59 in Polk Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | KSWO

    Texas Department of Public Safety troopers arrested a 19-year-old Cold Spring man early Thursday morning after he allegedly pointed a gun at another motorist on US Highway 59 and then tossed the firearm out the window when he was stopped in Livingston. Raymond Ajay Belowski is still being held in the Polk County Jail on three charges - possession of a prohibited weapon, tampering with physical evidence, and deadly conduct.

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  13. Head of Livingston ISD's ROTC program arrested for alleged improper relationshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | KXXV-TV Waco

    Officers with the Livingston Police Department arrested the head of Livingston ISD's ROTC program Wednesday in connection to allegations that he was having an improper sexual relationship with a 14-year-old student. "Polk County Sheriff's Office received information or a tip from CPS that an employee of LISD was having inappropriate relations, or contact with a 14-year-old student," said Lt.

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  14. Deputies find marijuana field in Polk CountyRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 2 | KXXV-TV Waco

    After the discovery of a major marijuana growing operation was uncovered Friday night, law enforcement officials are now going further deep into the investigation. According to a press release by the Polk County Sheriff's Office, the discovery was made along Stallion Station Road, near Long King Creek, just south of Livingston, when sheriff's deputies and the DEA were conducting fly-overs looking for marijuana fields.

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  15. Grand jury indicts deputies accused of abuse during traffic stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Chron

    ... a child by contact and sexual performance by a child. Mark Shawn Hamilton, 51, of Goodrich, was booked into the Polk County Jail on four charges of sexual assault and one charge of child endangerment, Sept. 16, 2015. (Photo: Polk County Sheriff's ...

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  16. Livingston man who allegedly shot neighbor twice in 2 days a no-show in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A Polk County judge will issue an arrest warrant for a Livingston man who allegedly shot his neighbor twice in two separate incidents in October of 2015 after he was a no-show for his court hearing Monday. The two shooting incidents stemmed from a feud between Conrad Peak and the victim that started when the victim's dog urinated and defecated in Peak's yard.

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  17. Onalaska woman arrested after fatal wreck with car, 2 motorcycles on FM 356Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Troopers with the Texas Department of Public Safety arrested a 50-year-old woman after a wreck on FM 356 in Polk County Saturday night involving a car and two motorcycles claimed the life of a Montgomery man and seriously injured his passenger. Melisa Ann Miller, of Onalaska, is still being held in the Polk County Jail on three charges - intoxicated manslaughter with a vehicle, intoxicated assault with a vehicle causing serious bodily injury, and possession of a dangerous drug.

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  18. Motorcyclist killed, 3 injured in Polk Co. crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | KYTX-TV News

    POLK COUNTY One person died and three others were injured when a truck struck two motorcycles on Farm-to-Market Road 356 near Onalaska on June 25. The preliminary crash investigation indicates that around 9 p.m. 50-year-old Melisa Ann Miller, driving a 2005 Mitsubishi Endeavor, was traveling eastbound on FM 356 when she crossed into the westbound lanes, hitting two motorcyclists. Ronald Lee Creech, 54, was driving one motorcycle.

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  19. Off-duty El Paso Police officer charged with DWI after fatalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | MySanAntonio.com

    ... a child by contact and sexual performance by a child. Mark Shawn Hamilton, 51, of Goodrich, was booked into the Polk County Jail on four charges of sexual assault and one charge of child endangerment, Sept. 16, 2015. (Photo: Polk County Sheriff's ...

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  20. Ex-South Texas cop won't serve jail time after pleading guilty toRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | MySanAntonio.com

    ... a child by contact and sexual performance by a child. Mark Shawn Hamilton, 51, of Goodrich, was booked into the Polk County Jail on four charges of sexual assault and one charge of child endangerment, Sept. 16, 2015. (Photo: Polk County Sheriff's ...

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