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  1. Ex-West Texas sheriff gets 30 days for oppressionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Emmett Benavidez is shown in this booking photo provided by the Randall County Sheriff's Office.

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  2. Former Swisher sheriff pleads guilty to misconduct chargesRead the original story

    Monday Aug 18 | Amarillo.com

    A former Swisher County sheriff pleaded guilty Monday to charges of official oppression stemming from allegations he sexually harassed a former Swisher County employee during an official business trip through Randall County.

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  3. Henry: Staff puts the super in supermarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 16 | Amarillo.com

    ... I love to help people, and I don't look at United as just another job." To Robin Williams: Thanks to Randall County Judge Ernie Houdashell, who shared with me a recent clipped article from the The Wall Street Journal called "Notable & Quotable: ...

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  4. Hearing set for former Swisher sheriff accused of sexual misconductRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | Amarillo.com

    A former Swisher County sheriff is expected to enter a plea Monday morning in a Randall County court on an official oppression charge stemming from allegations that he sexually harassed a female Swisher County employee.

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  5. Former Swisher Co. Sheriff Headed to JailRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | MyHighPlains.com

    ... is expected to plead guilty to official oppression charges Monday. The charges stem from a 2011 incident in Randall county in which Benavidez allegedly exposed himself to a female employee. As part of the plea deal, Benavidez is expected to be given ...

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  6. Ex-Sheriff may agree to plea deal on MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    ... co-workers said he made sexual advances toward them while employed with Swisher County Sheriffs Deparment. Randall County District Attorney James Farren said they offered him a plea deal that would include 1 year straight probation, community ...

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  7. Local Law Enforcement: Dash cams keep recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 12 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    Footage from a Randall County Deputy's dashboard camera captured what a deputy faces while on duty, in this instance a dog charging him, but this incident has caused controversy.

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  8. Local law enforcement agencies use similar 'dashcam' systemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 12 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    Footage from a Randall County Deputy's dashboard camera captured what a deputy faces while on duty, in this instance a dog charging him, but this incident has caused controversy.

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  9. Yakety Sax: Two arrested after leading police on vehicle, foot, vehicle, foot chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... evading arrest or detention and a local municipal court traffic warrant. Austin Drake Day, 20 was booked into Randall County Jail on an outstanding local municipal court warrant. About 2:18 a.m., police said an officer tried to stop a blue Ford ...

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  10. 2 men arrested after several attempts to evade policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 12 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    ... as Austin Drake Day, 20, who was arrested on an outstanding local municipal court warrant and was booked into Randall County Jail.

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  11. Randall commissioners propose deficit budget, tax increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Amarillo.com

    Randall County commissioners gave preliminary approval Tuesday to a tax rate increase of less than one cent and a budget of $57.7 million.

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  12. Two arrested after leading APD on vehicle, foot chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Amarillo.com

    ... arrest or detention and a local municipal court traffic warrant. Austin Drake Day, 20 was booked into the Randall County jail on an outstanding local municipal court warrant. About 2:18 a.m., police said an officer tried to stop a blue, Ford Ranger ...

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  13. Suicide? Can It Be Prevented?Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Amarillo.com

    ... by clinical depression or alcoholism or drug abuse. I am certainly not an expert, but in my 23 years as Randall County Justice of the Peace, Pct. 4, my job as coroner brought me to the inquest scenes of several suicides. Sometimes the law ...

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  14. Deputy shoots dog, sparks controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 11 | Amarillo.com

    Blue, an Australian shepherd, was shot and killed by Randall County Sheriff's Deputy John Vaught, who said the dog charged at him.

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  15. Fatal Dog Shooting Prompts Policy Changes in Randall CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 11 | MyHighPlains.com

    A Randall county family claims their dog was wrongfully killed by a sheriff's deputy.

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  16. Dog's death prompts policy change at Sheriff's OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 11 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    After nearly three weeks of review the Randall County Sheriff's Office plans to provide additional training for officers during incidents involving aggressive animals.

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  17. Randall County Sheriff's Office to Hold Press Conference on Dog ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 11 | MyHighPlains.com

    ... for Blue" , has been flooded with calls for the firing of the deputy involved or some other discipline. The Randall county Facebook page has also received numerous comments and at times are threatening. One post that has since been removed ...

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  18. Luncheon to celebrate female elected officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 10 | Amarillo.com

    ... women elected officials - such as Mary L. Tudor, who was Potter County treasurer in 1912, and Myra Smith, Randall County treasurer from 1920-1924. The luncheon is hosted annually near the end of August to coincide with Women's Equality Day, which ...

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  19. Comments: 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 7 | Amarillo.com

    ... plan, Reid and the bankruptcy estate must split any proceeds from the sale of a house on Fewell Trail in Randall County. But that's only a 50-50 split of money left over once financial institutions that hold mortgage liens on the property are paid, ...

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  20. Fourth arrest made in shooting, biting incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 8 | Amarillo.com

    An Amarillo suspect in a Monday afternoon shooting incident was released from a local hospital Friday and booked into the Randall County jail on assault and drug charges.

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