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Galveston Police Department

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2014

    Trouble in Galveston's Version of Paradise

    Bobby Wasylik didn't think he'd ever seen the guy before. Cue-ball bald, standing at 6 feet 4 inches tall and weighing 225 pounds, the man towered over 68-year-old Wasylik in the front yard of his Galveston home. "Are you Bobby?" the man asked. Like most assault cases, exactly what happened next de ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2013

    Teen Busted Chewing Weed During Traffic Stop

    A common problem for people who use drugs is what to do with them when the police show up. At home, down the toilet they go. In a public place, they get stashed somewhere hidden. But, when the police are following you down the road in your car, what do you do? That was the question that apparently p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2012

    Galveston Cop Wins Humane Society Award for Busting Big Cockfighting Ring

    Galveston Police Sgt. Joel Caldwell has won an award from the Humane Society of the United States for his role in organizing a December raid of a facility that had 350 roosters raised for cockfighting. Caldwell was the first officer in Texas to make an arrest under a 2011 law banning the raising o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2012

    RIP Buddy: Who the Hell Stabs a Dog Five Times?

    The Galveston County Daily News is reporting that a West End woman's mixed-breed Lab was found stabbed to death earlier this week. Buddy was in a ditch, stabbed five times. [Lt. Joel] Caldwell, commander of the Galveston Police Department's Animal Services Unit, has taught courses on animal cruelt ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2009

    Backe's Back In The Rotation: Just How Bad Can The Astros' Farm System Be?

    Photo by Aaron M. Sprecher The oft-injured Hampton, injured againHere's some shocking Astros news. According to the Chron, Mike Hampton is going on the 15-day disabled list. Yeah, I know, who would ever think that Hampton would get injured. It's not like he missed two of the last three season ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2009

    10 Ways To Solve the Impending Astros Attendance Crisis

    Photo by Peter Rieke There's a new study out there claiming that there is going to be a big drop in attendance for major league baseball this season. And as we've seen from another such report, our own Houston Astros are expected to have one of the major's biggest attendance drops. So Drayton McLa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2009

    10 Ways To Solve the Impending Astros Attendance Crisis

    There's a new study out there claiming that there is going to be a big drop in attendance for major league baseball this season. And as we've seen from another such report, our own Houston Astros are expected to have one of the major's biggest attendance drops. So Drayton McLane and his crack mark ... More >>

  • News

    January 8, 2009

    Hurricane Ike's Wake

    Forgotten and overlooked, Galveston and the Texas Gulf Coast struggle on in the storm's aftermath

  • News

    November 13, 2008

    Bad Faith and Texas Mutual Insurance

    Houston attorney Mike Doyle and TMI are locked in a battle over truth, lies and an employee's right to workers' comp benefits.

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2008
  • Blogs

    July 22, 2008

    Galveston Police Department's Stuffed Closet

    Is the property room at the Galveston Police Department the worst ever? There's a ferocious debate going on about that very subject. After a civilian property-room employee was indicted over missing cash and drugs, GPD asked for an audit by something called the Texas Association of Property and Ev ... More >>

  • News

    December 11, 2003

    The Breakfast Club

    In Galveston, it's coffee, a newspaper and a blow job on the way to work

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