Author: Nicole Schaefer

Teague Man Takes Plea in Child Sexual Assault Case

Teague man, Jalynn Leon Dunn (26), who was charged with one count of Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child – Family Violence (1st Degree Felony)  and one count of Indecency with a Child by Sexual Contact (2nd Degree Felony), has taken a plea bargain in his case. Dunn, formerly a Teague Volunteer Fireman, was arrested in September of last year following an investigation by Teague Police Department on accusations of sexual assault of a thirteen year old female family member. He was booked into Freestone County Jail on a $50,000 bond; and is not allowed to have any communication or...

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Citizens & Commissioners Petition for Removal of Judge

Three Limestone County Commissioners have filed a written petition to have Limestone County Judge Daniel Burkeen removed from the bench, citing his DWI arrest in April 2017 as one of many reasons he should be removed from his position. On Friday afternoon, September 29, 2017, Commissioners John McCarver (Pct. 1), W.A. Sonny Baker (Pct. 2), and Jerry Allen (Pct. 3), filed the petition in the 77th Judicial District Court of Limestone County. Commissioner Bobby Forrest (Pct. 4) is not a Plaintiff in this case, at this time. The paperwork included a public petition with more than 400 signatures of...

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$2 Million in Methamphetamine Discovered in Massive K-9 Drug Bust

More than $2Million worth of Methamphetamine was seized during a Department of Public Safety traffic stop on Interstate 45, northbound near Fairfield, which occurred on Wednesday, September 20, 2017. Sergeant D.L. Wilson with DPS states that a trooper on routine patrol stopped a Lexus SUV for a traffic violation, and then observed signs of suspicious activity, so he asked to search the vehicle with the help of a K-9. The search subsequently resulted in the recovery of more than 23 pounds (10,570 Grams) of Methamphetamine in a concealed location inside the vehicle. Two males, the driver from Houston and passenger from California, were arrested on felony drug charges and booked into the Freestone County Jail. Their names have yet to be released. No further information was available at press...

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Observing Constitution Week

FREESTONE COUNTY JUDGE LINDA GRANT signs a proclamation for Constitution Week with the Daughters of the Revolution – Jonathan Hardin Chapter on Friday, September 22, 2017. DAR members (l-r) are CarolAnn Biggar, Kathleen McKee – Vice President, Nancy McSwane – Treasurer, Marsha Black, Billie Bournias – Registrar, and Katherine Jackson – Constitution Week Committee Chairperson. The two young ladies on either side of Judge Grant are Parker Black (left) and Emery Black (right). (Photo by Nicole...

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