Category: Austin County News

Austin County Regional Special Response Team Executes Arrest & Search Warrants in Brookshire, Texas

The Austin County Regional Special Response Team, in collaboration with the Westside (HIDTA) Narcotics Task Force, executed arrest and search warrants in Brookshire, Texas, resulting in the arrest of two individuals. The operation, part of an ongoing narcotics investigation, led to the seizure of cocaine, firearms, and currency from the residence. The defendants face charges related to drug possession and firearm offenses.

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Austin County March 5, 2024 Election Results

In the March 5, 2024, Texas Primary Election, Austin County voters participated actively in selecting candidates for various positions. Notable Republican winners include Donald J. Trump for President with an overwhelming 93.53% and Ted Cruz for U.S. Senator with 84.49%. On the Democratic side, Roland Gutierrez emerged as the top choice for U.S. Senator, while Linda Nuno led the race for U.S. Representative District 10.

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High-Speed Chase Ends in Arrest of Stolen Vehicle Suspect in Bellville, TX

A high-speed chase in Bellville, TX, ended in the arrest of Rami Idrissou of Katy, who was driving a stolen vehicle. Austin County Sheriff’s deputies, along with Bellville Police, pursued Idrissou through the town and onto Hwy 159 E, where he ultimately wrecked the vehicle in Hempstead, TX, and was taken into custody. Assisted by several law enforcement agencies, Idrissou was charged with Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle, Evading Arrest, and Theft of a Motor Vehicle.

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