Katy Crime

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Recent Crime News

  • They Gathered for a Simple Bible Study Monday Mornin...

    Tuesday Jan 20 | via TheBlaze.com 

    The faithful were gathered inside Kingsland Baptist Church in Katy, Texas, on Monday morning when police, who were in pursuit of a burglary suspect who had hidden himself in a shed on the premises, arrived and reportedly surrounded the campus with their guns drawn. Authorities immediately called for the church to be evacuated after Cody Buthman, 23, reportedly ran through the house of worship and interrupted an adult Bible study that was in progress before hiding in a storage shed; the incident lasted nearly one hour.

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  • Reward offered in Fort Bend County credit card theft...

    Wednesday Jan 7 | via Click2Houston 

    Police are looking for the thief who stole a man's wallet at a 24-Hour Fitness and charged almost $2,000 on his cards. According to Fort Bend County Crime Stoppers, the incident happened on Oct. 9, 2014, at the fitness center in the 5200 block of State Highway 99. The burglar then used the stolen credit cards at the Target in the 23700 block of Westheimer Parkway and the HEB in the 6700 block of South Fry Road, both in the Katy area.

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    Related Topix: Fort Bend County, TX, 24 Hour Fitness, Health Club, Katy, TX

  • Special Crime Alert - Fort Bend County Crime Stopper...

    Wednesday Jan 7 | via The Family Badge 

    Fort Bend County Crimes Stoppers, Inc. will pay a cash reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect involved in a theft case at a fitness center that also included credit card fraud. On Oct. 9, 2014, a suspect stole a man's wallet and keys out of a locker at the 24-Hour Fitness in the 5200 block of State 99. The suspect then used stolen credit cards at the Target in the 23700 block of Westheimer Parkway and then at the HEB, located in the 6700 block of South Fry Road, both in the Katy area.

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    Related Topix: Fort Bend County, TX, 24 Hour Fitness, Health Club, Katy, TX

  • Suspect wounded in shootout at fireworks stand in Ka...

    Wednesday Dec 31 | via Chron 

    A robbery suspect is in the hospital after he was wounded Tuesday night in a shootout with the manager of a fireworks store in west Harris County. The incident happened about 9:30 p.m. in the 22000 block of Highland Knolls near S. Mason Road in the Katy area, according to the Harris County Sheriff's Office.

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Katy Law

I asked for my blood to be drawn, which came back negative for everything. The possession charge is for synthetic, I understand that certain chemicals have been made illegal but I feel that the strand I had on me wasn't one of them. With trial so close is there any way for me to ask that the evidence(synthetic) be tested by a chemist?
In order for the State to prove that you're guilty of possessing synthetic marijuana, they would HAVE to have a chemist...
My son was driving with a suspended drivers license and evaded arrest. In trying to evade he ended up hitting a pole, ran by foot and the police caught him and took him to jail.
What you are describing is evading arrest with a motor vehicle. That is a 3rd degree felony punishable by 2-10 years...
I blew a. 15 so they are charging with a class a misdemeanor. I have class a family violence comviction where I did 3 weeks in jail last year it been disposed. I didn't crash or anything in this dwi arrest just high bac. will the the other conviction affect this case in any way?
Are you asking whether it will effect your sentence if you are convicted? If you are, remember that you are innocent...
it and put back in his pocket and left house but my other son was so mad he called police and filed a police report but a day later dropped charges after my son was arrested for aggravated assault with deadly weapon so im very worried he could face a lot of years in prison he has never hurt a family member, please I am very worried, (mom)
They take domestic disputes such as that very seriously since it was a deadly weapon and he already has a major...
I was on felony probation and managed to get a second dui in CA. One of my last remaining relatives got extremely ill so I had to come to texas. I also had no safe drug free place to live in CA so I had no choice but to leave since I'm sincerely set on doing the right thing and I basically don't want to die . I have no reources just yet and am wondering where to go to get things straightened out to help myself and my relative live a decent life without fear of a catastrophic arrest. I lack the resources to travel so am looking for some solution I can do here from texas.
If you qualify for a public defender, go there. If you do not, I would start rounding up family and friends for loans....
I was on felony probation for firearms posession and also had a second dui in california. A caregiver for my now deceased parents got my mom to sign a legal power of attorney while she had dementia and literally stole everything I had. I have no place to live in ca and few assets to fix all this. My aunt in texas also needed my help because of her health. I'm totally sober now and sincerely trying to do the right thing and have no idea what to do to get my life in order to get on with the type of construction I am skilled at.
Maybe - maybe not - but you will be arrested eventually and held for days or weeks until California decides whether to...
I was arrested in Memorial weekend of this year 2013. I need to renew my visa and I am worried that I might have trouble doing so since my DWI was categorized as class A misdemeanor. Since my arrest of one day and after 2 months I travel outside the US, I was re-admitted into the country and the officer asked me if I had taken care of my DWI, I said it was in the process and I came back for school; now I am traveling again to renew my visa, and I do not know if it is going to affect me since I plead guilty and I am on probation.
Possibly? Yes.