Arrest warrant issued for Dripping Springs ISD employee on sex crime allegations, deputies say
An arrest warrant has been issued for a Dripping Springs Independent School District employee after she allegedly had multiple sexual encounters with a student, according to the Hays County Sheriff’s Office.
Warrant: Former San Marcos police officer head-butted wife, kicked child in pattern of family assault
A San Marcos Police Department officer who resigned last week amid allegations that he repeatedly assaulted family members is accused of head butting his wife during a holiday cookout and kicking an 11-year-old boy in his back, arrest warrants obtained Wednesday by KSAT Investigates confirm.
Hays County sheriff urges people to stay off the roads saying there’s ‘no guarantee’ they could rescue you
Man shot by deputies after vehicle chase, Hays County Sheriff’s Office saysSAN MARCOS, Texas – Hays County Sheriff Gary Cutler says the sheriff’s office is receiving reports of motorists who are stranded and cannot be reached by fire, deputies or emergency medical service personnel. Cutler says he is pleading for Hays County residents not to drive during the winter storm on hazardous roadways. If you are driving in Hays County and become stranded, dispatchers will you the following questions:What is your vehicle description? However, there is no guarantee that emergency personnel can reach you or your vehicle. The sheriff’s office says that if you choose to abandon your vehicle try to get it off the roadway as best as possible and remove all personal belongings.
Man, 22, arrested in series of vehicle burglaries in Hays County, deputies say
Jeremy Rasco, 22, is now behind bars after deputies said he was involved in a series of vehicle burglaries in Hays County. HAYS COUNTY, Texas – A 22-year-old Hays County man is now behind bars after deputies said he was involved in a series of vehicle burglaries and had 15 outstanding warrants. Jeremy Rasco was arrested Thursday, Jan. 7, on a search warrant at a motel room in Austin after the Hays County Sheriff’s Office received several reports of vehicle burglaries in the area of Quail Run in San Marcos. Rasco is being held in the Hays County Jail for 24 charges on a $100,000 bond. Anyone with more information on the vehicle burglaries in the area should contact the sheriff’s office at 512-393-7896 or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-324-8466.
Hays County deputies seeking assistance after letter for help is left at gas station
The Hays County Sheriff’s Office is seeking assistance after a 30-year-old woman went into a gas station and left a note for a clerk, asking them to call 911. Deputies said the woman went into a Valero convenience store at 9435 Ranch Road 12 in Wimberley, passed the note to the clerk, and then left. The woman is believed to have left the scene in a white passenger vehicle, deputies said. The woman is described as 5-feet, 5-inches tall with strawberry blonde or faded pink dyed hair, and had tattoos on both arms, deputies said. If you have any information on her whereabouts, please contact The Hays County Sheriff’s Office at 512-393-7896 or Crime Stoppers at 800-324-8466.
Woman arrested, charged with trafficking at San Marcos spa, deputies say
SAN MARCOS, Texas – A 41-year-old woman was arrested and charged with trafficking at the Riverbend Spa in San Marcos, according to the Hays County Sherriff’s Office. She’s being held in the Hays County Jail and is charged with trafficking of persons, a second-degree felony. Deputies were first alerted of the alleged trafficking activity at the Riverbend Spa, located at 1904 Old Ranch Road 12, after receiving a complaint for possible illicit activity. The trafficked persons who were found at the spa were paired with the refugee advocates for assistance. RELATED: San Antonio police asking for public’s help in finding person wanted for aggravated robbery
Juvenile arrested in connection with woman’s death, arson in Hays County
BUDA, Texas – A juvenile was arrested in connection with an arson and murder of a Buda woman, the Hays County Sheriff’s Office said. Officials said the suspect was detained on a “directive to apprehend warrant for murder” and taken to a juvenile detention center. According to HCSO, the body of Janie Rebecca Loredo Zapata, 48, was found at the scene of a fire on May 15 in the 400 block of West Overlook Mountain in Buda. Deputies had responded to the location to assist the Hays County Fire Marshal with the investigation. Related: San Antonio police seek arson suspect who set fire to sign at Northwest Side grocery store
Pregnant 23-year-old woman from Wimberley missing
WIMBERLEY, Texas The Hays County Sheriffs Office is searching for a missing 23-year-old woman who is seven months pregnant. Evelyn Avendano-Acosta was last seen leaving her home on foot in the 500 block of Wayside Drive at 5 p.m. Wednesday and never returned, officials said. She was last seen wearing a pink shirt, an unknown color of shorts and unknown footwear. If you have seen Avendano-Acosta or have any information regarding her whereabouts, call the Hays County Sheriffs Office at 512-393-7896. You can also contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-324-8466 or submit your information online to Tip Line P3tips.com or on the Hays County Sheriffs Office App.