San Jacinto County

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2012

    Man Found Covered in Blood While High Off Ass on Bath Salts: No Faces Reportedly Eaten

    At around 1:30 a.m. last Friday in Coldspring, Patrick Morley called the San Jacinto County police to inform them that a) he was covered in blood, b) he had been smoking bath salts with his girlfriend and c) several unknown men had attacked him while he was involved in the above activities. He was a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2011

    Billy Gene Childress: After Daughter Allegedly Brings Him Teen to Rape, He Gets Shot, then Arrested for Child Porn

    Photos courtesy San Jacinto CountyBilly Childress: East Texas chutzpah.​An extremely bizarre sex crime case even by the lofty standards of rural Deep East Texas has been unfolding over the summer in San Augustine County. Back in May, Billy Gene Childress, 55, and his 22-year-old daughter Mar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2010

    Jashona Franklin: Wailing Away On Teen Daughter's Classmate

    Screen cap via KPRCJashona Franklin, bringing the pain​Finally, a nice twist on school violence: Instead of kids attacking each other, or an unbalanced teacher going nuts on a pupil, KPRC brings us the story of a high school mom allegedly assaulting her daughter's classmate in the parking lot of C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2010

    Deep In The Piney Woods, A Big-Ass Pot Farm Grew

    Don't give these two any ideas​Police say they typically find a couple of hundred pot plants when they raid an outdoor growing operation. This is Texas. Everything's bigger here, including the pot farms.Hunters sprucing up their deer blinds in darkest East Texas made a startling discovery Sunday - ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2010

    James "Cookie Ray" Anderson: Alleged Copper Thief Accidentally Leads Cops To Home Meth Lab

    Photo courtesy San Jacinto County SOThis way to the meth, officers​Connoisseurs of Deep East Texas Redneck misbehavior will love this one. While the actual offenses are pretty run of the mill, this one has a little bit of everything in the way of Piney Woods cliches, from a getaway on a 4-wheeler, ... More >>

  • News

    May 25, 2006

    Gator Aid

    Thanks to the Endangered Species Act, alligators are everywhere in southeast Texas. So now the state is going to make it easier for you to shoot you one.

  • News

    July 14, 2005

    A Gap in Coverage

    Critics of GoldStar ambulance service say it's late to emergencies, cares for profits over patients, and doctors its books. But without it, there's nothing.

  • News

    July 7, 2005

    Take My Wife, Please

    TABC nabs a sheriff's spouse in a sting

  • News

    January 6, 2000


    Some former associates aren't accepting the strange death in Mexico of eccentric attorney Roy Beene

  • News

    November 21, 1996

    Burned Out

    Houston artist Bert Long returned home from Spain, only to find he had no home