Dotson, Gonzales, Coronado arrested in Jourdanton bust


On Tuesday, Jourdanton police officers executed a search warrant in the 700 block of Mulberry St. Inside the house, officers located a substantial amount of methamphetamine, heroin, marijuana and prescription painkillers. In addition, they found scales, packaging material and other items consistent with the trafficking of illegal narcotics. Joshua Dotson, Stephanie Gonzales and Michael Coronado were arrested on scene each […]

Classifieds 01-24-18

Sheriff’s Office makes more burglary arrests


On Jan. 9, Deputy Sheriff J.D. Ruiz was dispatched to the 4000 block of Eichman Road, northwest of Poteet for a possible burglary of a residence. Deputy Ruiz and the residents noticed that there was property missing as well as vandalism in the home. Deputy Ruiz located some shoe prints outside the residence and followed them to a fence on […]

Atascosa County Judge’s Report


I hope everyone made it through the icy weather.  I made what I felt was a difficult decision to close non – essential county operations. Tuesday, we had 50 to 100 prospective jurors scheduled to be interviewed as well as our normal business.  Ice on south Texas roads is a scary thing and I wanted to make certain that we […]

E-edition 01-24-18

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Chief Priest’s Weekly Report


Greetings from Lytle PD! A team of professionals dedicated to not only serving and protecting this community but also doing our part to ensure the success of the restaurants and donut shops.  So what have we been up to this past week? Looks like our officers conducted 47 traffic stops, of those 26 resulted in citations being issued and 21 […]

Winter and common sense


South Texas in recent weeks has gotten a pretty good taste of cold winter weather, at least by our standards, but much of the world regularly sees much worse than we did with our hard freezes and icy roads.  And I have seen some pretty cold winter weather in my lifetime. When I was a little kid living in Chicago […]