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Three people die in Meadows Place murder-suicide

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Police in Meadows Place say three people are dead in a murder-suicide, according to our news partner, KHOU Channel 11. Investigators say a man came home from work around 6:20 Tuesday evening to find three of his relatives shot to death in the 11700 block of Dorrance Lane. The dead are two adult women and […]

Sheriff’s Office makes game room arrest

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The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office conducted an operation last Thursday where the objective was to ensure compliance with the Fort Bend County regulations for game rooms. Game rooms that had filed applications for permitting; prior to last October and are currently in the “compliance inspection” phase, were not targeted. Ten game rooms in the […]

Police search for gunmen who robbed Sugar Land convenience store

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Two gunmen stormed into a Sugar Land convenience store Wednesday night and robbed several customers, according to our news partner KHOU Channel 11. Food Express, located on Bournewood near Eldridge Road, is a locally-owned convenience store smack dab in the middle of the quiet Covington Woods neighborhood. Witnesses say two masked robbers went into the business […]

Sheriff’s Office searches for suspects in robbery

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Fort Bend County Crime Stoppers will pay a cash reward for information that leads to the arrest and filing of charges on the perpetrators in a recent Aggravated Robbery case at a Fresno-area grocery store. At about 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 29, Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to the La Michoacana Meat […]

Sugar Land man charged in Chicago cold case murder

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A former Chicago attorney was arrested in Sugar Land Thursday and charged with the murder of his wife more than 40 years ago, according to our news partner KHOU Channel 13. Donnie Rudd, 73, is charged with the 1973 murder of Noreen Kumeta Rudd in suburban Chicago. Noreen was 19 years old at the time of […]

Houston woman files wrongful death suit against Fort Bend County deputies

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Kimberly Olaniyi, a Harris County woman, is suing three Fort Bend Sheriff’s Office deputies, alleging that they were responsible for the wrongful death of her son, Michael Blair, in November 2014 according to a report from the Southeast Texas Record. Olaniyi filed a lawsuit last month in the Houston Division of the Southern District of […]

Sugar Land man arrested for threat

TROY NEHLS
Fort Bend County Sheriff

A 26-year-old man has been charged with threatening to “shoot up a mosque” on social media, according to our news partner KHOU Channel 11. Clayton Alexander Cansler was arrested Tuesday and charged with making a terroristic threat, a third-degree felony punishable upon conviction by 2-10 years in prison. “We take every threat seriously and will […]

Rosenberg assistant police chief indicted

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An assistant police chief in Rosenberg has been indicted after a scuffle at the Fort Bend County Jail, according to our news partner KHOU Channel 11. A Fort Bend County grand jury indicted Tracie Dunn on a charge of official oppression. Dunn was allegedly involved in a fight with an inmate at the Fort Bend […]

Sienna Plantation resident avoids prison with guilty plea, return of funds

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A Sienna Plantation man will avoid prison time after accepting a plea deal and returning the approximately $44,000 that he stole from the Sienna Plantation Youth Baseball League. “I want to thank and apologize to the court, prosecutors and especially to the little league. For my actions and everything.. So I’m just.. given the opportunity […]

Sheriff’s Office says burglaries projected for 37 percent decrease

TROY NEHLS
Fort Bend County Sheriff

Fort Bend Sheriff Troy Nehls is proud that the Sheriff’s Office is on track to have a 37 percent decrease in burglaries since 2012. “Our detectives are more accessible to burglaries,” Nehls said. “When citizens call to report burglaries, they’re actually going to see a detective.” The Sheriff’s Office had 1,672 reported burglaries in 2012, […]

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