Bandera officials cancel tomorrow’s Christmas parade

BANDERA, Texas (HCBN)- The Bandera Christmas Night Parade was set to happen tomorrow, December 7, but has since been cancelled by city officials due to tomorrow’s possibility of rain. As a reminder, Jaki Perkins, President of the Bandera Chamber of Commerce said in a Facebook post today that the Shopper’s Jubilee is still happening. Perkins’ Facebook post reads, “The time has come to cancel tomorrow’s …

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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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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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Authorities seek individual for questioning regarding theft investigation

BANDERA, TX- The Bandera Marshal’s Office has issued a photo of a man they are hoping the community can identify. The Bandera Marshal’s Office needs to speak with this individual regarding a theft investigation at the Cricket Wireless store. If you know the identity of this man, please call 830-460-7172 or message them via Facebook by clicking this link. At this time, no information about …

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Missing skeletons returned, taken by mistake

BANDERA, TX- After alerting the public to be on the lookout for two missing skeleton decorations that disappeared after Bandera’s Haunted Hayride on Halloween night, the Bandera Marshal’s Office has reported that the skeletons have been returned. An update from Marshal W. Dietrich says, “A lady brought them in first thing [November 2], stated they were picked up by mistake instead of some decorations belonging …

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Two glow in the dark skeletons stolen from Bandera City Park

The Bandera Marshal’s Office is looking for the public’s help to retrieve two glow in the dark skeletons that were stolen Halloween night from the City Park. Marshal W. Dietrich said, “We have some bad news, after all the fun was had Halloween Night, all the candy was passed out and the Hamburgers and Hotdogs eaten, the last Haunted Hayride taken. Someone decided to steal …

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Car washed off road at Medina River’s English Crossing – Two rescued

Saturday morning, two occupants in a car were trying to cross the Medina River at English Crossing when their car was washed off the road. Two young adults were rescued from the vehicle that washed away. Two Pipe Creek firefighters, George Hohon and Chief Brandon Lee cleared the scene and made sure all occupants were out of the vehicle, according to the Pipe Creek Volunteer Fire …

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Suspicious activity call leads to recovery of stolen truck, drug bust

Bandera, TX – The “If you see something, say something” line has led to the recovery of a stolen truck after an alert citizen notified Deputy Smith of the Bandera Marshal’s Office of suspicious activity on Cypress Street in Bandera, near the Catholic Church. As stated in a press release from the Bandera Marshal’s Office, “The caller stated that several subjects were running up and …

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Meth and marijuana found during search warrant execution in Pipe Creek, five charged with felonies

A search warrant was carried out off of an East Pipe Creek Drive residence in Pipe Creek on September 8, 2018, according to the Bandera County Sheriff’s Office. Bandera County Deputies reported that searched yielded over 5 grams of methamphetamines and over 5 ounces of marijuana. The Bandera County Sheriff’s office said that five residents were “charge[d] with multiple possession and delivery charges ranging in …

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UPDATE: Bandera fugitive, Robert Lynch, taken into custody, according to reports

UPDATE (08/21/2018): On Tuesday, Robert Lynch was captured and taken into custody by the Lone Star Fugitive Taskforce at the RIM shopping center in San Antonio, reports KSAT 12 News. It was also reported that he is charged with felonies which include Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Theft of a Firearm, and Failure to Comply with Sex Offender Registration Conditions. As more information becomes …

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