Hit-and-run accident leads to arrest of local man, investigation underway

KERRVILLE, Texas (HCBN)- A vehicle versus pedestrian hit-and-run, involving a female victim and 50-year-old Jeffery Dean Colley, is currently being investigated by the Kerrville Police Department. KPD officers, as well as the Kerrville Fire Department/Emergency Medical Services, responded to the scene in the 2400 block of Junction Highway on December 15 around 2:45 AM. The victim was said to have suffered serious bodily injuries due …

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Man charged with Aggravated Assault and Aggravated Kidnapping

KERRVILLE, Texas (HCBN)- Michael Paul Wyatt, 32, was arrested on Tuesday afternoon in the 900 block of Junction Highway after the Kerrville Police Department received a report that he was holding someone against their will. After officers arrived on the scene, Wyatt was arrested and allegedly confessed to KPD that he had bound and assaulted the female victim said to be his girlfriend. The Kerrville …

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30-40 vehicles involved in pile up on IH37, traffic diverted for several hours

PLEASANTON, Texas (HCBN)- A multi-vehicle pileup, involving approximately 30-40 vehicles, happened this morning, December 19, around 7:15 AM, according to DPS officials. The pileup took place on IH 37 southbound at FM 99 near Campbellton. Traffic was temporarily diverted through Campbellton as the Atascosa County Sheriff’s Office, the Live Oak County Sheriff’s Office, DPS, and Atascosa Fire and EMS worked to clear the scene. As …

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Police investigate bomb threats at local businesses

KERRVILLE, Texas (HCBN)- Two of Kerrville’s businesses have received bomb threats in the past few days. These threats came with this week’s rise of bomb threats throughout the United States. The Kerrville Police Department said that one business in the 500 block of Main Street received a bomb threat on December 13. The threat came via email from an unknown sender. The business’s employees were …

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Manhunt for wanted Sex Offender ends with arrest

UVALDE, Texas (HCBN)- The manhunt for Gerardo Saucedo ended with his arrest on December 14, announced the Uvalde Police Department. Saucedo was located and arrested in Midland, Texas. The Uvalde Police Deparment stated that he was a wanted Sex Offender with an active Violation of Pre-Trial Release Felony Warrant for Sexual Assault. “Thank you to everyone for helping locate the offender and getting him off …

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Kerr County Clerk retiring at the end of 2018

KERR COUNTY, Texas (HCBN)- Kerr County Commissioners unanimously voted to approve Kerr County Clerk Rebecca Bolin’s retirement on November 19, according to the Hill County Community Journal. Bolin’s last day as Kerr County Clerk is set for December 31, 2018, and a replacement will be appointed by the commissioners. HCCJ reported that Bolin’s administrative assistant, Jody Grinstead, said commissioners have at least six applicants scheduled …

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Rainbow trout to be released at Louise Hays Park

KERRVILLE, Texas (HCBN)- The first of two rainbow trout releases is set to happen at Louise Hays Park, 202 Thompson Drive, on Wednesday, December 19. The first release will have 2,400 rainbow trout, said the City of Kerrville. The second release, which will also have 2,400 trout, is scheduled for Wednesday, January 16. “The rainbow trout are provided by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s A.E. …

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Kimble County Crime Stoppers seek burglary suspect(s)

KIMBLE COUNTY, Texas (HCBN)- The Dogman Vape Shop on Main Street in Junction was burglarized and Kimble County Crime Stoppers is asking the community for help in identifying the person(s) responsible. According to the Kimble County Crime Stoppers, the incident happened during the night of December 15 or the early morning hours of December 16. Contact the Kimble County Crime Stoppers at 325-446-TIPS (8477) with …

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Center Point drowning victim identified

CENTER POINT, Texas (HCBN)- The body of Benny Arnold Edmondson was discovered this morning on his family’s property off Highway 480 near the Verde Creek area near Center Point, according to the Kerr County Sheriff’s Office. Benny’s son, Kevin Edmondson, who also lives on the property, went to his home this morning but did not find him there. After searching, Kevin found his father’s body …

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Man arrested after allegedly waving gun, threatening to kill brother

KERRVILLE, Texas (HCBN)- 23 year old, Christian Chavez, was arrested by the Kerrville Police Department on Wednesday, December 5, around 12:30 AM, in the 400 block of Fuller Street. Chavez was arrested after he allegedly waved a gun in his brother’s face and threatened to kill him, according to the Kerrville Daily Times. As shown in Kerr County Jail Records, Chavez has been charged with …

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