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Man Injured in Longview Park Accident

Man Injured in Longview Park Accident

LONGVIEW - A worker, helping erect a monument at Longview's Teague Park, was injured when the monument fell on him. The accident happened around 12:30 Wednesday afternoon. Other workers used a tractor and chain to lift the 2,500-pound monument off the man. He is hospitalized at Christus Good Shepherd Medical Center with unknown injuries. A fire department report said the man's injuries were not life threatening.

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Crockers' Sexual Assault Trial Date Set

TYLER - A Smith County couple charged with sex crimes have a trial date. The Whitehouse couple, Johnny Floyd Crocker, 57, and Angela Elaine Crocker, 41, will be going to trial in Tyler October 2nd. Johnny is facing four counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child. Angela is facing two counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child and one count of indecency with a child by sexual contact. Arrested near Shreveport in February, they had been ...

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Tyler Youth Named in Sexual Assault Case

TYLER - A Tyler teen is in jail for the sexual assault of a child. Being held in the Smith County Jail under a $750,000 bond is Justin Ray Dunford, 17. He is said the have assaulted the girl, under the age of 14, at a home south of the Chapel Hill area. Dunford had been living with the family but was not related to them. The girl had complained of soreness and went to the doctor where she told ...

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Two Sought in Animal Cruelty Case

TYLER - The Smith County Sheriff's Department is looking for two suspects in an animal cruelty case. The two have been identified as Roderick Johnson and Vanessa Mederos, both are 23. They are wanted in connection with three dogs that were left chained without food or water. One died before they were found. Maderos has a warrant out for her arrest. Multiple warrants has been issued for Johnson. You are asked to contact the Smith County Sheriff's office if you ...

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Marshall Credit Card Thief is Sought

MARSHALL - The Marshall Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a credit card thief. The woman is said to have entered the Central Perks Café last Saturday and stole credit and debit cards from employees purses. She then used the cards at various Longview businesses later in the day. The woman is also a suspect in several similar incidents in Longview and Tyler. Anyone with information about the identity of the woman is urged to ...

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Wanted Longview Man Found with Meth

GREGG COUNTY -- A Longview man faces additional charges after police said they found more than 5 grams of methamphetamine in his possession. According to the Longview News-Journal and KETK, Julio Cesar Banuelos, 34, was held Tuesday in the Gregg County Jail on $10,000 bond, charged with possession of a controlled substance measuring more than 4 grams but less than 200 grams. He also had a warrant for his arrest on a driving while intoxicated charge. Banuelos was arrested on ...

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Suspect in Car-Jacking Arrested

SMITH COUNTY -- A Tyler man has been arrested after he allegedly stole a car Tuesday morning. According to KETK, Jarode Detwin Wilson, 30, was arrested and charged with aggravated robbery. Wilson had asked an acquaintance for a ride around 1 a.m. During the trip, Wilson reportedly pulled a gun and threatened the victim. The victim pulled over and jumped out of the car. Wilson took off in the vehicle but was caught by Tyler Police a short time ...

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