Posted on: May 19, 2017

2017 Concert in the Park Series Announced

The Parks and Recreation Department has announced the 2017 Summer Concerts in the Park schedule. Concerts in the Park is a summer concerts series held at the Landa Park Dance Slab on Thursday evenings through August 3rd. All shows are free to the public

and begin at 7:30 p.m.<_o3a_p>

On Thursday, June 1st,
the series will kick off with Rumor Town, playing an exciting mixture ofcountry music. <_o3a_p>

“This summer we have
an incredible line-up of local musicians performing a variety of music rangingfrom blu...

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Check out the line up!
Posted on: May 19, 2017

Disposable Container Ordinance Not in Effect

Rumors that the Disposable Container Ordinance is back in effect (after release of the written opinion from the Third Court of Appeals concerning the litigation on this item) are NOT correct.

The appellate process is still ONGOING and as of
now, there are NO CHANGES that will affect your visit to New Braunfels andenjoyment of our wonderful rivers! <_o3a_p>
Any time you need to know, you can always find current and
up to date information concerning ...

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River Rules & Information....
Posted on: May 19, 2017

Free Mosquito Dunks For Residents

To help control mosquito populations and combat the threat of Zika, as well as West Nile virus and other mosquito related illnesses, the City of New Braunfels Environmental Services Division is providing free mosquito dunks to City residents.

  A mosquito dunk
contain bacteria toxic only to mosquito larvae, lasts approximately 30 days andtreats up to 100 square feet of surface water. Non-toxic to all other wildlife,
pets, fish, and humans, they are easy to apply to any standing w...

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Additional Info...
Posted on: May 19, 2017

Landa Street - Utility Connections for New Recreation Center

The City has announced upcoming work on Landa Street to allow for utility connections at the new Recreation Center. Work is scheduled to begin on Monday, May 22nd and will be performed on weekdays, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Motorists
should anticipate minor delays and partial lane closures during the project,which is scheduled to last for four days. The project is expected to be
completed within the indicated times, weather and other factors permitting. <_o3a_p>

For additional in...

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Posted on: May 19, 2017

Repaving of Sunset Drive

Repaving of Sunset Drive

The City has announced that the rehabilitation of Sunset Drive is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, May 24th. Base material on the street will be reworked and the surface repaved. Motorists should anticipate minor delays

and some
temporary re-routing during the project, which is scheduled to go through June14th.  Work hours will be from
7:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.  The project isexpected to be completed within the indicated times, weather and other...

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Posted on: May 18, 2017

Temp. Closure on Post Rd. & N. Kowald Lane Rescheduled

The City has announced that road work to accommodate utility connections will require temporary closure to thru traffic on Post Rd. (from IH-35 Frontage Rd. to Richter) and the entirety of N. Kowald Lane. Due to weather, this work has been rescheduled

and will begin Monday, May 22nd at 7:00 AM and is expected to be completed, pending weather and other factors, by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 26th.

A detour route will be in place during the project and motorists are advised to seek an alternate route a...Read on...

Posted on: May 17, 2017

Mill Street Segment Reconstruction

The City has announced that the reconstruction of a segment of Mill Street, from Hidalgo Avenue to Peach Avenue, will begin on Monday, May 22nd.

Motorists
should anticipate minor delays and some temporary re-routing during theproject, which is scheduled to go through August.  Work will be performed
on weekdays, from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and some weekends. The project isexpected t...

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Posted on: May 16, 2017

Memorial Day

Most City facilities are closed on Memorial Day - Monday, May 29th. Watch this short video to see which facilities will be OPEN that day.

Memorial Day video...
Posted on: May 15, 2017

Parks & Recreation Strategic Plan Public Input Meeting May 30th

The Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a community meeting, inviting the public to review the department’s Strategic Plan development process and provide feedback to the strategic plan consultants - Pros Consulting.

<_o3a_p>The meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, May 30th,
at 6:00 p.m. in the Tejas Room at City Hall, located at 550 Landa Street. 

Representativesfrom Pros Consulting will start the meeting with a presentation on the data
collection compiled thus far. The...

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Posted on: May 12, 2017

Budget Survey On-Line

Citizens who could not attend the May 9th City Budget Input Meeting may take the quick City of New Braunfels FY 2017-18 Budget Input Survey online at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NBCityBudget through May 31st and/or attend public hearings on the budget

scheduled for
August.<_o3a_p>

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Take the brief survey!
Posted on: April 27, 2017

Fire Department Accepting Applications for Bedside Fire Alarm Program

The New Braunfels Fire Department has announced the release of applications for the new, pilot Bedside Fire Alarm Program (BFAP) that provides free ADA-compliant fire alarms to eligible New Braunfels residents who are deaf and hard of hearing.

The City was awarded grant funds from the Community Good Neighbor Citizenship Company Grant from State Farm to implement the program.        

“We are always looking to expand our program reach, especially to an additional high...

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Posted on: May 20, 2017

Aggravated Robbery

On Friday, May 19th, 2017, at approximately 9:55pm, the New Braunfels Police Department responded to Walgreen’s in the 1100 block of Business 35 S. for a report of a robbery...

On Friday, May 19th, 2017, at approximately 9:55pm, the New Braunfels Police Department responded to Walgreen’s in the 1100 block of Business 35 S. for a report of a robbery.

Officers arrived and learned that two males wearing masks had entered the s...

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Posted on: May 19, 2017

Update: Bank Robbery

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Update: New Braunfels Police have made an arrest in the Bank Robbery of a Wells Fargo bank location....

UPDATE:  On 05/24/17, following a thorough investigation, detectives with the New Braunfels Police Department obtained and served a search warrant on a residence in the 600 block of Creekside Way.  Based on evidence obtained during that ...

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Posted on: May 10, 2017

Online Solicitation of a Minor (Under the age of 14)

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A New Braunfels Police Department investigation led to the arrest of a local man who was charged with Online Solicitation of a Minor (under the age of 14)...

New Braunfels, Texas — On April 17th, 2017, the New Braunfels Police Department received a report from a mother who said her 13-year old son had been sent sexually explicit material by text message from an adult male.  The case was imme...

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Posted on: May 3, 2017

Aggravated Robbery

On May 2nd, 2017, at approximately 9:15pm, the New Braunfels Police Department responded to a report of an armed robbery at the Burger King restaurant...

On May 2nd, 2017, at approximately 9:15pm, the New Braunfels Police Department responded to a report of an armed robbery at the Burger King restaurant located in the 200 block of I-35 North.  Initial reports indicate that two males entered the re...

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Posted on: May 2, 2017

Robbery

On May 1st, 2017, at approximately 6pm, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department were called...

On May 1st, 2017, at approximately 6pm, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department were called to the 200 block of Creekside Way for a Theft in Progress at the Belk department store.  Loss prevention staff said that 4 people (2 males and 2...

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Posted on: April 25, 2017

DWI Crash on Main Plaza

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On today’s date (04-25-17), at approximately 12:06am, the New Braunfels Police Department was called to the 500 block of Main Plaza in downtown New Braunfels...

On today’s date (04-25-17), at approximately 12:06am, the New Braunfels Police Department was called to the 500 block of Main Plaza in downtown New Braunfels for reports of a vehicle crash.  A red Chevrolet Impala had been traveling nor...

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Posted on: February 1, 2017

UPDATE: Bank Robbery – Suspect in Custody

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A suspect in the January 25th, 2017, bank robbery in New Braunfels has been apprehended and taken into custody.

A suspect in the January 25th, 2017, bank robbery in New Braunfels has been apprehended and taken into custody.

The robbery of First Commercial Bank in the 1500 block of South Seguin Ave. in New Braunfels appeared to have been committed by the same man res...

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Posted on: January 27, 2017

Traffic Stop Leads to Human Trafficking Arrest

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On Jan. 25, 2017, at approximately 10:35pm, a New Braunfels Police officer on patrol in the 1400 block of I-35 North conducted a traffic stop for speeding...

On Jan. 25, 2017, at approximately 10:35pm, a New Braunfels Police officer on patrol in the 1400 block of I-35 North conducted a traffic stop for speeding on a black Chevrolet Impala.  While contacting the driver, the officer noticed the smell of...

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

Bank Robbery

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On today’s date (01-24-17), at approximately 12:20pm, the New Braunfels Police Department responded to First Commercial Bank in the 1500 block of South Seguin Avenue for a report of a bank robbery.

On today’s date (01-24-17), at approximately 12:20pm, the New Braunfels Police Department responded to First Commercial Bank in the 1500 block of South Seguin Avenue for a report of a bank robbery.

Officers arrived and learned that a black male had e...

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

NBPD Seeks Tips on H-E-B Theft Suspects

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The New Braunfels Police Department is seeking tips from the public on the identities of two alleged shoplifters...

New Braunfels, Texas — The New Braunfels Police Department is seeking tips from the public on the identities of two alleged shoplifters.  Over the span of three days (Jan. 19, 20, and 21), a male and a female entered the H-E-B Plus! loc...

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Posted on: January 18, 2017

NBPD Seeking Victims of Scam Artist

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The New Braunfels Police Department is asking victims of a local scam artist to come forward. The alleged con man, identified as...

New Braunfels, Texas — The New Braunfels Police Department is asking victims of a local scam artist to come forward.  The alleged con man, identified as 43-year old Christopher Lee Dickey of San Antonio, has been frequenting local resta...

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Posted on: January 15, 2017

Motor Vehicle Crash Leads to Gas Leak and Road Closure

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On today’s date (01-15-17), at approximately 9:10am, the New Braunfels Police Department responded to the 500 block of South Union Avenue...

New Braunfels, Texas — On today’s date (01-15-17), at approximately 9:10am, the New Braunfels Police Department responded to the 500 block of South Union Avenue for reports of a single vehicle accident. Once on scene, officers discover...

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Posted on: January 3, 2017

UPDATE: Vehicle vs Pedestrian Hit and Run Fatality

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The victim in Tuesday’s hit and run fatality has been positively identified...

UPDATE:  The victim in Tuesday’s hit and run fatality has been positively identified as 35-year old Tara Jane Wood of New Braunfels.  Next of kin has been notified.  The search for the unknown vehicle that struck the v...

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Posted on: January 1, 2017

Ultralight Aircraft Crash

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On today’s date (01-01-17), at approximately 11:30am, the New Braunfels Police Department received reports that a small aircraft had crashed into a residence in the 1600 block of Wald Road...

New Braunfels, Texas — On today’s date, at approximately 11:30am, the New Braunfels Police Department received reports that a small aircraft had crashed into a residence in the 1600 block of Wald Road. 

After arriving on scene, officers we...

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Posted on: December 2, 2016

Vehicle vs Pedestrian Fatality

The victim in this morning’s fatal vehicle versus pedestrian accident has been identified as...

UPDATE:  The victim in this morning’s fatal vehicle versus pedestrian accident has been identified as 17-year old Hunter Michael Thornton of San Marcos and next of kin has been notified.  Pct. 4 Justice of the Peace Jennifer Sa...

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Posted on: October 28, 2016

NBPD Receives TXDOT S.T.E.P. Grant for 2017

The New Braunfels Police Department is proud to announce that for the 8th year, the Texas Department of Transportation has awarded NBPD with the federally-funded Selective Traffic Enforcement Program grant

The New Braunfels Police Department is proud to announce that for the 8th year, the Texas Department of Transportation has awarded NBPD with the federally-funded Selective Traffic Enforcement Program grant. Known as S.T.E.P., this grant funds extra patro...More...

Posted on: October 26, 2016

UPDATE: Missing Person Located

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UPDATE: 25-year old Raymond Kimbrell III has been located. Officers with the San Antonio Police Department

UPDATE: 25-year old Raymond Kimbrell III has been located. Officers with the San Antonio Police Department made contact with him at the Haven for Hope facility in San Antonio. Kimbrell was found in good condition and steps are being taken to maintain h...More...

Posted on: August 11, 2016

Update: Shooting

The investigation into the shooting of a 33-year old man on 8-10-16 in the 600 block of Cherokee Boulevard is ongoing...

UPDATE: The investigation into the shooting of a 33-year old man on 8-10-16 in the 600 block of Cherokee Boulevard is ongoing. The case remains an open and active investigation as NBPD detectives continue to collect evidence and interview those involved...Read on...

Posted on: August 9, 2016

Aggravated Robbery Arrests

On May 10, 2016, at approximately 11:50pm, four armed men entered the Timeless Ink tattoo parlor located in the 500 block of I-35 South in New Braunfels.

On May 10, 2016, at approximately 11:50pm, four armed men entered the Timeless Ink tattoo parlor located in the 500 block of I-35 South in New Braunfels. Once inside, the men held three people at gunpoint (a 33-year old male employee, a 32-year old femal...More...

Posted on: August 3, 2016

Aggravated Robbery

On August 1, 2016, at approximately 9:45pm, the New Braunfels Police Department was called to the Garden Inn of New Braunfels hotel...

On August 1, 2016, at approximately 9:45pm, the New Braunfels Police Department was called to the Garden Inn of New Braunfels hotel in the 1000 block of Business I-35 North for reports of a stabbing. Officers arrived and found two victims, a 19-year old ...More...

Posted on: July 28, 2016

Fatality Accident

On today’s date (7/28/16), at approximately 9:45am, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department responded to the 4200 block of I-35 North on the northbound frontage road.

On today’s date, at approximately 9:45am, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department responded to the 4200 block of I-35 North on the northbound frontage road.

Officers and paramedics arrived on scene to find that a For...More...

Posted on: July 21, 2016

Major Accident

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On today’s date (07/21/16), at approximately 12:35pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the 100 block of I-35 South (in the northbound main lanes) for reports of a multiple vehicle accident.

On today’s date (07/21/16), at approximately 12:35pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the 100 block of I-35 South (in the northbound main lanes) for reports of a multiple vehicle accident.

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Posted on: July 21, 2016

Two Arrests Following Single Vehicle Accident

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On July 20, 2016, at approximately 7:10pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the 1200 block of East Common Street for reports of a single vehicle crash with injuries.

On July 20, 2016, at approximately 7:10pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the 1200 block of East Common Street for reports of a single vehicle crash with injuries. Witnesses reported that a vehicl...More...

Posted on: July 20, 2016

Drowning

On today’s date (7/20/16), at approximately 4:45pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the Guadalupe River in the area of the 1100 block of Gruene Road for reports of a drowning.

On today’s date (7/20/16), at approximately 4:45pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the Guadalupe River in the area of the 1100 block of Gruene Road for reports of a drowning.

A 17-year old male ...More...

Posted on: July 14, 2016

Emilio Navaira Case Closed – Death Due to Natural Causes

The investigation into the death of 53-year old Tejano and Country musician Emilio Navaira is complete and the case is now closed.

The investigation into the death of 53-year old Tejano and Country musician Emilio Navaira is complete and the case is now closed.

On May 16, 2016, at approximately 8:20pm, Navaira was found unconscious and not breathing by family members at his New ...More...

Posted on: July 14, 2016

Vehicle vs. Pedestrian Accident

On today’s date, at approximately 8:45am, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the intersection of Walnut Avenue and Landa Street for a vehicle vs. pedestrian accident.

On today’s date, at approximately 8:45am, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the intersection of Walnut Avenue and Landa Street for a vehicle vs. pedestrian accident.

First responders arrived to fin...More...

Posted on: July 6, 2016

Update: Fatality Accident

Update: Next of kin has been notified following the death of a motorcyclist on Tuesday along I-35 in New Braunfels.

Update: Next of kin has been notified following the death of a motorcyclist on Tuesday along I-35 in New Braunfels. The victim has been identified as 68-year old Jerry Jackson of Austin. After further investigation, it is believed Jackson was wearing w...More...

Posted on: July 5, 2016

Accidental Drowning

n July 4, 2016, at approximately 5:20pm, New Braunfels Police officers were called to the banks of the Comal River for reports of a missing person.

On July 4, 2016, at approximately 5:20pm, New Braunfels Police officers were called to the banks of the Comal River for reports of a missing person. Family members reported that a member of their group had last been seen going under the water in the area ...More...

Posted on: July 5, 2016

Disorderly Conduct (Discharge of Firearm)

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On July 4, 2016, at approximately 9:30pm, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department were notified by eyewitnesses that during the fireworks display over Landa Park a man had displayed a handgun and fired multiple shots into the air.

On July 4, 2016, at approximately 9:30pm, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department were notified by eyewitnesses that during the fireworks display over Landa Park a man had displayed a handgun and fired multiple shots into the air.

Officers qu...More...

Posted on: July 5, 2016

Fatality Accident

On today’s date, at approximately 11:20am, a minor accident occurred in the 900 block of I-35 South (in the southbound main lanes)

On today’s date, at approximately 11:20am, a minor accident occurred in the 900 block of I-35 South (in the southbound main lanes) involving a white pickup truck and a maroon New Braunfels Fire Department (Fire Marshal) SUV. Those two vehicles pulled ove...More...

Posted on: July 5, 2016

Update: Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon

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The identities of the two people arrested following the shots fired call at Prince Solms Park on 7/4/16 at approximately 1:30am have been released.

The identities of the two people arrested following the shots fired call at Prince Solms Park on 7/4/16 at approximately 1:30am have been released. 24-year old Jesus Ricardo Gallegos of San Antonio and 26-year old Sarah Ann Garzes of San Antonio were each...More...

Posted on: July 4, 2016

Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon

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On this date (07/04/16),, at approximately 1:30am, the New Braunfels Police Department was dispatched to Prince Solms Park (in the 100 block of Liebscher Drive) for reports of multiple shots fired.

New Braunfels, Texas — On this date, at approximately 1:30am, the New Braunfels Police Department was dispatched to Prince Solms Park (in the 100 block of Liebscher Drive) for reports of multiple shots fired. Officers arrived in the area and began invest...More...

Posted on: June 14, 2016

UPDATE: Aggravated Kidnapping

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The suspect arrested from yesterday’s incident has been identified as 50-year old Raul D. Sarabia Jr. of San Antonio.

UPDATE: The suspect arrested from yesterday’s incident has been identified as 50-year old Raul D. Sarabia Jr. of San Antonio. Following his arrest he was taken to the Comal County Jail and booked on the following charges:

Aggravated Kidnapping - {1st...More...

Posted on: June 3, 2016

Indecency with a Child

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The New Braunfels Police Department is seeking tips about the whereabouts of a 42-year old New Braunfels man wanted on a single charge of Indecency with a Child...

Indecency with a Child

The New Braunfels Police Department is seeking tips about the whereabouts of a 42-year old New Braunfels man wanted on a single charge of Indecency with a Child by Exposure. On May 11th, 2016, a 15-year old female made an outcry...More...

Posted on: June 3, 2016

Memorial Day Weekend River Statistics

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Here is a breakdown of the arrests and citations made by NBPD over the Memorial Day holiday weekend...

Despite heavy rains earlier in the week, both the Comal and Guadalupe Rivers in New Braunfels were open to recreation over the Memorial Day Weekend. Here is a breakdown of the arrests and citations made by NBPD over the holiday weekend:

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Posted on: June 3, 2016

NBPD Makes 2nd Arrest in Easter Sunday Homicide

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The New Braunfels Police Department served an arrest warrant for Murder in the 50 block of Mission Drive. 43-year old Jennifer Marie Coryell was taken into custody...

New Braunfels, Texas — On today’s date, at approximately 1:20pm, the New Braunfels Police Department served an arrest warrant for Murder in the 50 block of Mission Drive. 43-year old Jennifer Marie Coryell was taken into custody without incident and tra...More...

Posted on: June 3, 2016

UPDATE: Comal River Reopens for Recreation at 10am

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Effective at 10am on this date (6/3/16), the Comal River in New Braunfels will be open again for recreation...

Effective at 10am on this date (6/3/16), the Comal River in New Braunfels will be open again for recreation. As of this release, the Comal River flow is at approximately 475cfs. Minor amounts of debris have been cleaned up and minor repairs have been ma...More...

Posted on: May 23, 2016

Surprise Sex Offender Registry Check

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Last week, several local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies teamed up to conduct a surprise Sex Offender Registry Check in Comal County...

Last week, several local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies teamed up to conduct a surprise Sex Offender Registry Check in Comal County. The unannounced check-up on local sex offenders included the U.S. Marshal’s Service and their Lone Star Fug...More...

Posted on: May 21, 2016

Fatality Accident

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On today’s date, at approximately 10am, the New Braunfels Police Department was called to the intersection of FM 725 and East Klein Road for reports of a 3-vehicle major traffic accident...

On today’s date, at approximately 10am, the New Braunfels Police Department was called to the intersection of FM 725 and East Klein Road for reports of a 3-vehicle major traffic accident. Officers arrived and found that a gray Dodge Durango had been invo...More...


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Posted on: May 24, 2016

Airport

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Civic Center

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Fire Station

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Landa Park Gazebo

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Library

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Nature Center

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Railroad Museum

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Skate Park

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