Recapping Seven More Recent Local Arrests

Two people remain in jail after they were arrested earlier this week on charges of shoplifting more than six thousand dollars of televisions and other merchandise at two local Wal-Marts. Bryan police also charged 21 year old Angelica Pettus and 29 year old Jason Turner with engaging in organized criminal activity. According to BPD’s arrest […]

UPDATE: Interview With Bryan Lawyer Chosen To Lead The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission

A friend made who suggested looking into the opening, started the path that led to Bryan lawyer Bentley Nettles becoming the next executive director of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission. The retired general and former general counsel for the Texas Army National Guard says he asked about the leadership expectations of the agency. When Nettles […]

Arrests On Weapons-Related Charges

A College Station woman was arrested this week on a charge of breaking her cousin’s arm last October with a three foot long closet coat hanger rod. 18 year old Tatiayana Peyton told College Station police, according to the arrest report, she was defending herself during a family argument. The victim had to have surgery […]

Stranger Forces His Way Into A CS Apartment And Attacks The Resident

News release from College Station police: On 7-12-17, at approximately 2322 hrs, College Station Police were dispatched to the report of a Burglary of Habitation in progress call at an apartment complex in the 1500 block of Harvey Rd; College Station, Brazos County, Texas. It had been reported that an unknown white male suspect had […]

Four Arrests Following Armed Robbery And Beating Inside A CS Apartment

College Station police use surveillance video to track down the first of four Texas A&M students who are accused of robbing and beating a man last week. The victim, who told CSPD he went to Northpoint Apartments to complete a drug transaction, was hospitalized after he was shot in the face with pepper spray and […]

Natural Gas Line Hit By Contractor Closes Texas A&M’s Beutel Health Center

Texas A&M issued a Code Maroon alert Thursday afternoon shortly before 2 p.m. due to a natural gas leak that closed the Beutel Health Center. A spokesman at Atmos Energy reports a contractor hit a gas line, which caused the leak. The health center reopened shortly after 3 p.m., then closed again shortly before 4 […]

Bryan Police & Fire Present Citizen Lifesaving Awards

This week’s Bryan city council meeting opened with the presentation of three citizen awards by the police and fire departments. Officer Kelley McKethan said on the morning of May 14th, Leonardo and Lydia Garcia pulled over and found a vehicle had struck a tree and was smoking. While Mrs. Garcia called 9-1-1, Mr. Garcia flagged […]

Trapped Inside A Corpus Christi ATM

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) _ Police say a Texas man who became trapped inside an ATM slipped notes to customers via the receipt slot pleading for them to help him escape. Corpus Christi police Lt. Chris Hooper says the contractor became stuck Wednesday when he was changing a lock to a Bank of America room […]

Judge Denies Tommy Wallis Contempt Motion Against Bryan ISD

Former Bryan school district superintendent Tommy Wallis has lost his attempt to hold the district in civil contempt of court for not protecting documents critical of his job performance. Wallis wanted the district to pay up to $54,000 dollars in legal fees. A Travis County district judge referred to three related cases in ruling she […]

Bryan Council Approves Charter Review Committee Report

Bryan voters will decide on at least 13 proposed changes to the city charter this November. That’s after the city council supported all the recommendations of its charter review advisory committee. The 5-1 vote also supports the committee’s rejection of ten proposed charter amendments that are the subject of a petition campaign by “Bryan New […]

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