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TCOLE recommends 10-year penalty for Henry Jackson

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A recommendation was made last week by the executive director of the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement regarding the possible license suspension of suspended Smith County Precinct 1 Constable Henry Phillip Jackson. According to a petition filed in May, TCOLE executive director Kim Vickers recommended a 10-year suspension of Jackson’s peace officer’s license.

Monthly sales tax report shows increases for Bullard, local counties

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Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced recently that he will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $710.4 million in local sales tax allocations for June. The report released by the Texas Comptroller’s office stated the figures released for June represent an 11 percent increase from the amount released statewide in 2017.

Man arrested after vandalizing two Brookshire’s stores with graffiti

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An arrest was made last week in the case of vandalism at two local Brookshire’s grocery stores in Smith County. According to the arrest warrant affidavit, the case began in early March when a Smith County deputy responded to a report of graffiti at the Brookshire’s store in Flint, located in the 20100 block of Highway 155 South.

Cherokee County man guilty of molesting stepdaughter

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On June 12, 2018, in the 369th Judicial District Court of Cherokee County, Texas, Jose Trevino was found guilty of sexually molesting his stepdaughter. The victim, who shall remain nameless, confronted her accuser and testified about the multiple times that Mr. Trevino crept into her room while she was sleeping and would molest her.

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