Granite Shoals Police Department

 

 

Fri
21
Feb

Loose pit bull shot following attack on pedestrian

From staff reports

Granite Shoals police will not file charges against a man who shot and killed a pit bull that was in the midst of attacking a woman on a walk near her home, according to the report.

The incident was reported at 2:52 p.m. on Feb. 18 in the 3900 block of Valley View Lane in the city limits. …

Wed
11
Dec

Granite Shoals first responders collecting gifts through Dec. 22

Connie Swinney/The Highlander

Granite Shoals Capt. Chris Decker and Chief Gary Boshears, kneeling, worked together to gather gifts and books for the Fill the Boat Christmas campaign at the police station, 410 Phillips Ranch Road. Fill the Boat, which benefits Christmas Outreach, goes until Dec. 22. Drop off new, unwrapped toys in the parking lot or at the Granite Shoals Fire Hall, 8410 RR 1431.

Thu
03
Oct

Bicyclist struck and killed on FM 1431 in Granite Shoals

From staff reports

A 66-year-old Granite Shoals man has died after being struck by a commercial trailer being towed by a pickup on Farm-to-market Road 1431.

The accident happened just after 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 3 in the 8400 block of the highway, adjacent to Quarry Park in Granite Shoals.

Tue
01
Oct

Granite Shoals citizens dived on no-wake zone

Connie Swinney/The Highlander
Lakeside property owners at Crockett Park in Granite Shoals are split on whether the no-wake zone for Clear Cove created by the city with LCRA support actually solves dangerous boating behavior.

 

 

 

By Nathan Hendrix
Staff Writer

The Granite Shoals Police Department is seeking alternative solutions to safety concerns at Clear Cove after some citizens objected to the entire cove remaining a no-wake zone.

At the Sept. 24 regular city council meeting, Granite Shoals Police Chief Gary Boshears presented the department's reasoning for the buoys placed by the Lower Colorado River Authority in June regulating speed on that portion of Lake LBJ after receiving several pages of emails about the decision.

Fri
23
Aug

Granite Shoals illegal dumping investigation nets suspect

Connie Swinney/The Highlander
Granite Shoals police and fire crews doused a blaze Aug. 21 on several lots in an unoccupied property at the intersections of Elm Creek Drive, Mockingbird Street and Hummingbird Drive. Authorities confirmed that the properties are connected to an illegal dumping investigation which netted an arrest three days earlier.

 

 

 

 

By Connie Swinney
Staff Writer

Burnet County authorities have arrested a suspect in an illegal dumping investigation tied to several properties in a Prairie Creek Drive neighborhood, including one on Elm Creek Drive, where a blaze threatened homes three days after the man was taken into custody in the Brazos Valley.

Levi Dakota Baay, 19, of Bernard will face a state jail felony charge of illegal dumping (less than 1,000 pounds and/or 200 cubic feet). He was booked into the Robertson County Jail on Aug. 18. Baay was released on Aug. 20 after posting a $10,000 bond, according to jail records.

Fri
26
Jul

Granite Shoals debates $17,000 on speed radars

Nathan Hendrix/The Highlander
Granite Shoals Police have been using a mobile radar trailer to encourage drivers to slow down and drive the speed limit on roads within the city limits. Police Chief Gary Boshears said the radar has received positive feedback from residents.

 

 

 

 

By Nathan Hendrix
Staff Writer

Granite Shoals City Council shifted gears on a proposed solution to an influx of speeding motorists after rejecting a presentation for purchase of high-tech speed monitoring devices to be installed on main thoroughfares.

Tue
11
Jun

Stalker suspect leads cops on chase through Burnet County

From staff reports

A Marble Falls man faces several charges including stalking, reckless driving and resisting arrest after a fallout with his estranged wife and a police pursuit, authorities reported.

Marble Falls Police officers responded to a harassment complaint June 5 in the 1500 block of Resource Parkway.

Thu
30
May

Environmental crimes officer resigns, re-organization discussed

By Lew K. Cohn
Managing Editor

After just eight months on the job, Burnet County environmental crimes deputy Chris Cowan has submitted his resignation in order to join the Granite Shoals Police Department.

Thu
11
Apr

Granite Shoals PD: Gun-wielding suspect shot at officers

From staff reports

Police tased a Granite Shoals man and charged him with attempted capital murder after he allegedly fired gunshots outside and from inside his travel trailer while officers were at his door step, according to a press release from the Granite Shoals Police Department.

Wed
06
Mar

Pilot, passenger walk away from Granite Shoals plane crash

Connie Swinney/The Highlander
Two men, who were on their way to Llano, survived an emergency landing into an empty lot in Granite Shoals. The incident happened about 1:15 Wednesday, March 6 at the intersection of Hilldale and Baker Street, a few blocks from the community's air strip. Police reported the Granite Shoals men in the single-engine aircraft said shortly after take off they heard what seemed to be engine problems. The refused treatment at the scene. Other than the aircraft, there was no damage to nearby property. The FAA will conduct an investigation.

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