Seized vehicles, money at center of investigation of Real County Sheriff
The Texas Rangers targeted vehicle and currency seizure logs late last year in connection to an investigation of Real County Sheriff Nathan Johnson, search warrants released this week by the Texas Department of Public Safety confirm.
Texas Rangers, Attorney General’s Office investigating Real County Sheriff
The Texas Rangers and investigators with the Texas Attorney General’s Office raided several locations earlier this month in connection to an investigation of Real County Sheriff Nathan Johnson, Department of Public Safety officials have confirmed.
Republican Chip Roy defending his Congressional seat against former state Sen. Wendy Davis in District 21
The race for U.S. Congressional District 21 has been one to watch since the primaries when election officials announced Wendy Davis won the Democratic nomination and would challenge Republican incumbent Chip Roy on Election Day. Davis is a former state senator for State District 10 who led a 13-hour filibuster to block a bill restricting abortion rights in Texas. The AreaU.S. District 21 covers a vast area north of San Antonio and many communities along the I-35 North and I-10 West corridors, including parts of Bexar, Hays Travis, and Comal counties. Texas Congressional District 21 (ESRI/Chip Roy, U.S. House)Campaign FundsAs of June 30, Davis has raised more than $4.4. Voters will decide who they want as their next congressional district representative in less than one month.
Man who shot at deputy still free
Julye KeebleStaff writerThe Uvalde County Sheriffs Office is searching for Dustin Whitlock, 29, of Rio Frio, who is wanted on an active felony warrant for the attempted capital murder of a UCSO deputy. Whitlock is a registered sex offender and is considered armed and dangerous, according to Uvalde County Sheriff Charles Mendeke. The incident began Saturday at approximately 9:28 p.m. when a sheriffs deputy initiated a traffic stop for a non-working third brake light near the intersection of U.S. Highway 83 North and Farm to Market Road 1050 in Uvalde County. Whitlock, the sole occupant of the vehicle, sped away from the stop and the UCSO deputy pursued him into Real County, where he was joined by the Garner State Park police. When fleeing in the vehicle, Whitlock threw an object from inside his vehicle towards the deputies vehicle.uvaldeleadernews.com