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Posted on: November 25, 2020

City of New Braunfels Receives Second Round of HUD Funding for COVID-19 Response

The City of New Braunfels recently received notification of a second special allocation to the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds that will be used to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

This allocation was authorized by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), Public Law 116-136, which was signed by President Trump on March 27th, 2020, to respond to the growing effects of COVID-19. 

The CARES Act will p...

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Posted on: November 23, 2020

City Councilmember Harry Bowers to Host Virtual District 3 Citizen Forum

Councilmember Harry Bowers, the District 3 representative on New Braunfels City Council, will host his quarterly citizen forum on Wednesday, December 9th, at 6pm.

Due to the ongoing response to COVID-19, this forum will be held virtually using the Zoom online video conference platform.    

“In the interest of public safety I will continue to host these citizen forums virtually.  ...

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Posted on: November 19, 2020

City of New Braunfels Thanksgiving Holiday Closures

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Many City of New Braunfels facilities will be closed on Thursday, November 26th and Friday, November 27th in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

Here’s a look at the holiday schedule for city facilities and operations: 

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Das Rec, the city’s Recreation Center, will have reduced hours on Wednesday Nov. 25th from 5am to 7pm, will be closed on Thursday, Nov....

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Posted on: November 18, 2020

4th Annual Dos Rios Watershed Cleanup Challenge Results

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The Dos Rios Watershed Cleanup Challenge has concluded and was a great success!

For this years’ event, which ran throughout the month of October, participants chose their own cleanup locations and helped to collect as much litter as possible within our local watersheds.  

“We believe this years’ ...

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Media Releases
Posted on: November 17, 2020

Sales Tax Received for September

The City of New Braunfels has announced an overall increase of approximately $310,600 or 11.0% in sales taxes received in November (for the month of September) compared to the same month last year.

When the various adjustments to the monthly payment are removed, net September sales tax collections increased by approximately 10.4%.

“With the release of the September figures, we are able to report that gross sales tax collections for fiscal y...

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Posted on: November 17, 2020

Comal Cemetery Semi-Annual Clean Up Happening This Week

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The New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department, along with Maintenance Management Contracting Services, is performing this year's semi-annual cemetery cleanup this week.

Cleanup is taking place in both the New Braunfels and Comal Cemeteries and includes the removal of materials not in compliance with the City's ordinance, as well as tree and hedge trimming.  Per City Ordinance, section 26-6, temporary ma...

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Media Releases
Posted on: November 11, 2020

Virtual Downtown Tree Lighting & Socially Distanced Pictures with Santa

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Thousands of twinkling lights will once again light up the Main Plaza of downtown New Braunfels as we head into the holiday season.

In consideration of COVID-19 precautions, the annual Downtown Lighting event will be held virtually.  On November 20th, at approximately 6:15pm, residents will be able to view a brief address from local officials followed by the traditional count...

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Posted on: November 10, 2020

Lakeview Boulevard Project Virtual Public Meeting

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To learn more about this project, please attend the virtual public meeting set for Monday, November 16 at 5:30 pm.

District 3 Council member Harry Bowers and District 4 Council member Matthew Hoyt are teaming up to host a virtual public meeting in order to give residents an update on the Lakeview Boulevard Improvement Project, which spans portions of both of those Cit...

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Media Releases
Posted on: November 9, 2020

New All-Ability Park Enhancements Now Open in Landa Park and Morningside Park

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A pair of ribbon-cutting ceremonies were recently held to celebrate the opening of several all-ability enhancements in Landa Park and Morningside Park, funded by the 2019 bond election.

While most children enjoy their time at parks and on playgrounds, many children with disabilities feel that playgrounds are places of exclusion, where they only get to sit on the sidelines and watch their friends having fun.  But playing on playg...

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Posted on: October 27, 2020

Library’s Children’s Room to Serve as Election Day Polling Location

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The New Braunfels Public Library’s Children’s Room will be unavailable to the public from 12pm Monday, Nov. 2, through 12pm Wednesday, Nov. 4, in order for the room to be used as a polling location on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 3.

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Posted on: October 26, 2020

New Braunfels Regional Airport Director Earns Prestigious Accreditation

Airport Director for the New Braunfels Regional Airport, Robert Lee, was recently named an Accredited Airport Executive (A.A.E.) by the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE).

Lee, who has been with the City of New Braunfels since August 2017, had to successfully complete three phases of the accreditation process in order to qualify for this prestigious distinction.  Through written exams and a panel interview, Lee was...

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Posted on: October 26, 2020

New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Earns National Accreditation

The City of New Braunfels learned this week that its Parks and Recreation Department has earned national accreditation from the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA)

through its Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA).  This national distinction recognizes the quality of services and experiences offered to the New Braunfels community through the Parks and Recreation Department. &a...

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Posted on: October 22, 2020

Temporary Closure of New Braunfels Municipal Court Due to Positive COVID-19 Test Results

Two employees at New Braunfels Municipal Court have tested positive for COVID-19 prompting the temporary closure of that facility...

Two employees at New Braunfels Municipal Court have tested positive for COVID-19 prompting the temporary closure of that facility. Those employees, who are now quarantining at home, were last at work at Municipal Court on Monday, Oct. 19th and Wed. Oct. 2...

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Posted on: October 19, 2020

City Utilizing Portion of CARES Funding for Non-Profit Business Interruption Grant

On October 12th, 2020, New Braunfels City Council gave staff direction to utilize up to $870,000 of the City’s CARES Act allocation to support a non-profit business interruption grant program.

The grant is available to all nonprofit agencies (501-c3) located in the City of New Braunfels that can demonstrate that they experienced an interruption of business as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Of those non-profit agencies that have had an inter...

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Media Releases
Posted on: October 19, 2020

Sales Tax Received in August

The City of New Braunfels has announced an overall increase of approximately $77,000 or 2.6% in sales taxes received in October (for the month of August) compared to the same month last year.

When the various adjustments to the monthly payment are removed, net August sales tax collections increased by approximately 3.4%. 

“With the release of the August figures, we are able to report that gross sales tax collections for the f...

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Posted on: October 16, 2020

New Braunfels Community Arbor Day Tree Giveaway on Saturday

The New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department is inviting the community to celebrate Arbor Day this Saturday with the Arbor Day Tree Giveaway in Landa Park.

This annual New Braunfels Community Arbor Day event celebrates the enhanced quality of life that trees bring to the community. 

The tree giveaway, made possible by the Apache Corporation through the 2020/2021 Apache Tree Grant Program, will featur...

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Posted on: October 6, 2020

Recipes for the Soul: New Braunfels Cemetery Committee Releases First-Ever Cookbook

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If you’ve ever wondered about the “She made the best meatloaf” inscription on the headstone at Comal Cemetery, you can now read the story behind the inscription…and try the recipe for yourself!

Just in time for the fall holidays, the New Braunfels Cemetery Committee has released a truly unique cookbook with stories and firsthand accounts commemorating the traditional (and sometimes very unique) recipes that have been served at local funerals, wa...

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Media Releases
Posted on: October 5, 2020

Groundbreakings Held for Two New Fire Stations

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A series of groundbreaking ceremonies were recently held for two new fire stations for the City of New Braunfels Fire Department. Both of these construction projects were overwhelmingly approved by voters during the 2019 bond election.

Due to ongoing precautions as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, these ceremonies were small, socially distanced gatherings that followed Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s orders as well as health and safety recommendations from the CDC and the Comal...

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Posted on: September 30, 2020

Continued Precautions Urged for Upcoming Fall Activities in New Braunfels

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The City of New Braunfels and the Comal County Public Health Authority are urging residents to follow the guidelines set out by the CDC and the Executive Orders issued by Texas Governor Greg Abbott when planning any upcoming activities.

As Fall arrives in New Braunfels, local families may be wondering about Halloween Trick-or-Treating and other Fall activities amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.  The City of New Braunfels and the Comal County Public Health Authority are urging r...

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Media Releases
Posted on: September 30, 2020

Public Library to Close Wednesday & Thursday Due to Construction

The New Braunfels Public Library on East Common St. will be closed except for Curbside Services on Wednesday and Thursday of this week (Sept. 30 & Oct. 1)

The New Braunfels Public Library on East Common St. will be closed except for Curbside Services on Wednesday and Thursday of this week (Sept. 30 & Oct. 1) for construction ahead of the installation of an automated materials handler inside the front lo...

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Posted on: September 29, 2020

Police Chief Tom Wibert Announces Retirement

Police Chief Tom Wibert has announced his retirement from the New Braunfels Police Department.

For the past ten years, Tom Wibert has led the men and women of the New Braunfels Police Department with professionalism, skill and pure heart. He has guided the department through the greatest period of growth in recent history, overseeing the force grow...

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Posted on: September 24, 2020

Volunteers Needed for 4th Annual Dos Rios Watershed Cleanup Challenge

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Teams of volunteers are needed for the 4th Annual Dos Rios Watershed Cleanup Challenge, happening the entire month of October.

For 2020, the Dos Rios Watershed Cleanup is transforming from a single-day event into a month-long citywide cleanup challenge.  Participants will be able to choose their own cleanup locations and the challenge is to collect as much trash as possi...

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Posted on: September 17, 2020

City Approves Temporary Addition of Outdoor Dining Space

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At their meeting this past Monday, New Braunfels City Council adopted a temporary ordinance to assist local restaurants.

During the pandemic, the City can issue temporary permits authorizing restaurants to use up to 40% of their on-site parking spaces for outdoor dining and to place an associated food truck/trailer or mobile kitchen on their premises.  

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Media Releases
Posted on: September 17, 2020

Downtown Parking Availability

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In concert with the re-opening of the improved Public Parking lot located on North Seguin Avenue at East Bridge Street, the City of New Braunfels is announcing that the parking lot located behind 111 West San Antonio Street (commonly referred to as the Ch...

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Posted on: September 17, 2020

Neighborhood Crime Watch the Focus of National Night Out 2020

When National Night Out began in 1984 the focus of the event was mostly symbolic.By turning on front porch lights and waving to neighbors, the goal of National Night Out was to get residents out of their homes in order to show a united front against crime

Over the years, that goal remains the same, but the event has expanded to include street closures for large block parties, potlucks, interactive games, live music, and visits from police officers, firefighters, and government officials.  &nbs...

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Media Releases
Posted on: September 14, 2020

City of New Braunfels Closures for Observance of Comal County Fair

As part of the City of New Braunfels’ previously approved 2020 Holiday Schedule, many city facilities will be closed on Friday, September 25, 2020.

A date that was previously set aside to observe and participate in the Comal County Fair Parade, prior to the onset of COVID-19 and the cancellation of events.  Closures that day include City Hall, the Library, Parks & Recreation administrati...

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Media Releases
Posted on: September 10, 2020

Sales Tax Received for July

The City of New Braunfels has announced an overall decrease of approximately $205,000 or 6.2% in sales taxes received

in September (for the month of July) compared to the same month last year. When the various adjustments to the monthly payment are removed, net July sales tax collections decreased by approximately 5.6%.

"With the release of the July figures, we are a...

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Media Releases
Posted on: September 9, 2020

City Resumes In-Person City Council Meetings; Zoom Toll Free Call-in Options No Longer Available

The City of New Braunfels will resume in-person New Braunfels City Council meetings,

while also maintaining virtual meetings for those that would prefer to watch and participate remotely.  This includes the City Council meetings that are regularly held on the second and fourth Mondays of each month, and also the special meeting b...

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Media Releases
Posted on: September 8, 2020

New Braunfels River Parks Reopen

Effective at 8am on Wednesday (09-09-20), City of New Braunfels river parks will reopen, with limitations and restrictions

designed to protect the health and safety of the public.  Those restrictions continue to follow the Governor’s orders, with the goal of creating an environment where social distancing is possible.  And although the river parks ...

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Posted on: September 5, 2020

City and Chamber Remind Residents to Stay Socially Distant this Labor Day Weekend

As we enter the Labor Day holiday weekend honoring the American labor movement and the contributions made by American workers,

the City of New Braunfels and the New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce is reminding residents to avoid large gatherings, practice social distancing, wear a mask when social distancing isn’t possible, and wash your hands frequently.  

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Posted on: September 4, 2020

City Hosts Bulky Goods Drop-Off Event on Sept. 19

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The City of New Braunfels will host a Bulky Goods Drop-Off (BGD) on Saturday, September 19, from 7am to 11am.

The last vehicle in line at 11 o’clock will be the last one assisted. Please remember to practice social distancing, wear a mask during interactions, and wait in your car for your materials to be unloaded.   All locations require reside...

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Posted on: August 31, 2020

Labor Day Holiday Closures

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Learn more about the City's closures for the upcoming Labor Day Holiday

Many City of New Braunfels facilities, including City Hall, the Library, Parks & Recreation administrative offices, the Fischer Park Nature Center, the Municipal Annex, the city’s Recycling Center, and the Westside Community Center will be c...

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Posted on: August 27, 2020

City Awarded Grant Funds for Sports Complex Project

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The City of New Braunfels has been awarded $750,000 in grant funds from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission which will be used to help fund Phase 1 of the Zipp Family Sports Park.

a 125-acre sports complex that will be built at the intersection of Klein Road and FM 1044.  The $25.7 million project, which was approved by voters during the 2019 bond election, will include soccer, baseball, and softball fields, as well as con...

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Media Releases
Posted on: August 21, 2020

Funeral Details for Fallen New Braunfels Marine

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Funeral arrangements have been made for New Braunfels native Marine Lance Corporal Guillermo “Willie” Perez, who died tragically on July 30th during a training mission off the coast of California that also took the lives of eight other Marines.

Visitation by members of the public will be held at Zoeller Funeral Home everyday from 8am to 5pm through Wednesday, August 26th.  Funeral services will be held on Thursday, August 27th, at 10:30am at Tree of Life Church.  Burial will fo...

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Media Releases
Posted on: August 17, 2020

Playground Surface Repairs

Playground safety surfaces at two New Braunfels parks will be undergoing repairs in the coming days.

Between August 24th and September 4th the city’s contractor, Play & Park Structures, will be completing repairs and resurfacing the pour-in-place safety surface at three playgrounds in Landa Park and two playgrounds at Fischer Park. &nbs...

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Posted on: August 13, 2020

Procession Plans for Fallen New Braunfels Marine

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Preparations continue for the return of New Braunfels native Marine Lance Corporal Guillermo “Willie” Perez following his tragic death on July 30th during a training mission off the coast of California that also took the lives of eight other Marines.

On Saturday, August 15th, Lance Corporal Perez is expected to arrive at San Antonio International Airport at approximately 11:15am.  Officers with the New Braunfels Police Department as well as other surrounding law enforcement agencies will then...

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Media Releases
Posted on: August 12, 2020

Sales Tax Received for June

The City of New Braunfels has announced an overall increase of approximately $318,500 or 10.5% in sales taxes received

in August (for the month of June) compared to the same month last year.  However, in 2019, the June payment included a negative audit adjustment of approximately $155,000.  The August 2020 payment also includes sizeable prior (May taxes)...

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Media Releases
Posted on: August 10, 2020

Arson Arrest

On August 2nd, 2020, at approximately 1:50pm, the New Braunfels Fire Department was called to the 100 block of Granite Run in the Comal Farms subdivision for reports of a structure fire.

Units arrived and found a 3-bedroom/2-bathroom manufactured home fully involved in flames.  Crews immediately went to work putting out the fire and determined that the structure was vacant and unoccupied at the time of the fire.  No inju...

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Posted on: August 7, 2020

Procession Plans Underway for Fallen New Braunfels Marine

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Preparations are currently underway for New Braunfels native Marine Lance Corporal Guillermo “Willie” Perez to return home following his tragic death on July 30th

during a training mission off the coast of California that also took the lives of eight other Marines.  The New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department are currently working with United States military officials and Zoel...

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Posted on: July 30, 2020

Library Launches Homebound Services through RIOrover

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If you can’t come to the library, the library will come to you!

The New Braunfels Public Library is launching a Homebound Services program for library patrons unable to make it to the library due to age, medical concerns, disability, or lack of transportation, beginning Aug. 3.   

Affectionately named...

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Media Releases
Posted on: July 21, 2020

City Councilmember Matthew Hoyt to Host Virtual District 4 Public Forum

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Councilmember Matthew Hoyt, the District 4 representative on New Braunfels City Council, will host a public forum on Wednesday, July 29th, at 6pm to discuss Public Works and Capital Programs construction projects in District 4.

Due to the ongoing response to COVID-19, this forum will be held virtually using the Zoom online video conference platform.     

“In the interest of public safety, this public forum will be held virtually and I&rsqu...

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Posted on: July 21, 2020

‘Libraries Lead with Digital Skills’ Series Focuses on Small Business

The New Braunfels Public Library will be hosting a series of programs intended to educate small-business owners and startups about free digital and community resources

that can help them manage, promote, and grow their business as part of the library’s participation in Libraries Lead with Digital Skills.  Libraries Lead with Digital Skills is an American Libraries Association and Public Libraries Asso...

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Media Releases
Posted on: July 17, 2020

Input Sought on City’s Street Maintenance Plan Through Online Feedback and Upcoming Public Forum

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Each year the City of New Braunfels budget allocates funds for street maintenance projects to be completed throughout the next fiscal year.

Each year the City of New Braunfels budget allocates funds for street maintenance projects to be completed throughout the next fiscal year.  As budget discussions begin for the 2020/2021 budget cycle, the City’s Public Works Department ...

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Media Releases
Posted on: July 14, 2020

Second Phase of Kerlick Lane Improvements Beginning In August

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The base repair and pavement phase of the Kerlick Lane Improvement Project will begin the first week of August.

This is the second phase of improvements to Kerlick Lane, which is a project that was identified and funded after being approved by voters in the 2019 Bond Election.  

Once the project begins, drivers should be prepared for shifting lanes of traff...

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Media Releases
Posted on: July 8, 2020

Sales Tax Received for May

The City of New Braunfels has announced an overall increase of approximately $80,000, or 2.9%, in sales taxes received in July (for the month of May) compared to the same month last year.

 In 2019, the May payment included a positive audit adjustment of approximately $100,000. When the audit adjustment is removed, the May collections increase by 7.2%.

"With the release of the May figures, we are able to report that gross sales...

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Media Releases
Posted on: July 7, 2020

District 3 Citizen Forum

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Councilmember Harry Bowers, the District 3 representative on New Braunfels City Council, will host his quarterly citizen forum on Wednesday, July 15th, at 6pm.

Due to the ongoing response to COVID-19, this forum will be held virtually using the Zoom online video conference platform.   
 
“In the interest of public safety, this will be my first citizen forum that will be held vi...
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Media Releases
Posted on: July 6, 2020

Westside Community Center to Close Temporarily After Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19

An employee at the Westside Community Center has tested positive for COVID-19, prompting the temporary closure of that facility.

 The employee, who is now quarantining at home, was last at the facility on Monday, June 29th.  All employees of the Westside Community Center are being asked to self-quarantine and city staff is reaching out to volunteers who may have b...

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Media Releases
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Fire Station #3 Temporarily Relocating to NBU’s Headwaters at the Comal

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With the construction of a new Fire Station on Hanz Dr., about to begin, the personnel that are housed at that location are temporarily relocating to NBU’s Headwaters at the Comal facility.

The replacement of the aging Fire Station #3 on Hanz Dr. was overwhelmingly approved by voters in the 2019 bond election.  Construction on the $6.7 million project is expected to begin this summer.  That project demolishes the current 3,...

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Media Releases
Posted on: July 1, 2020

San Antonio St. Bridge to Reopen July 15th

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The Texas Department of Transportation has informed the City of New Braunfels that the $4.5 million dollar San Antonio St. Bridge project is significantly complete and will reopen to traffic on July 15th, weather permitting.

Preparations for the bridge reconstruction project began in August of 2019 followed by the full closure of the bridge on September 3rd, 2019.  Once closed, TXDOT contractor Capital Excavation began the work to upgrade the structural and safety as...

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Media Releases
Posted on: June 29, 2020

City Closures & Operation Modifications in Observance of July 4th Holiday

Most City of New Braunfels facilities will be closed on Friday, July 3rd in observation of our nation’s Independence Day.

 Most City of New Braunfels facilities, including City Hall, the Library, Parks & Recreation administrative offices, the Fischer Park Nature Center, the Municipal Annex, the city’s Recycling Center, and the Westside Community Center...

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Media Releases
Posted on: June 26, 2020

City Issues Update In Response To Governor's Executive Order

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On June 26, 2020, Governor Abbott issued a new executive order which prompted the closure of river parks and postponement of the Fourth of July Fireworks.

This morning, Governor Greg Abbott issued new orders addressing the spread of COVID 19.  Those new orders, which you can read in full here, specifically halt commercial rafting or tubing as well as gatherings of more than 100 people.  Du...

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Media Releases
Posted on: June 25, 2020

New Braunfels Resumes City Council Meetings via Video Conference

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The City of New Braunfels will resume using Zoom video conferencing to conduct its schedule of New BraunfelsCity Council meetings. Those meetings will continue to be held regularly on the second and fourth Mondays of each month,

with a special meeting to be held on June 29th to make up for the most recent City Council meeting that was postponed. 

“City business must continue, but it must be done safely for everyone involved.  Therefore, City Council mem...

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Media Releases
Posted on: June 23, 2020

City Issues Order Requiring Face Coverings

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New Braunfels Mayor Rusty Brockman has signed an order requiring the use of face coverings in the New Braunfels city limits.

As the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 continues to rise, the transmission of the virus remains a significant threat to the health and safety of the New Braunfels community.  State and local health authorities agree that the implementation ...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

State-Mandated COVID-19 Testing at New Braunfels Nursing Homes Begins Next Week

State-mandated COVID-19 testing of all residents and staff at nursing homes across the State of Texas has begun, including here in New Braunfels.

 On May 11, 2020, Texas Governor Greg Abbott directed that 100% of staff and residents in Texas nursing facilities be tested for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, and local fire departments have been asked by the state to assist with ca...

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Media Releases
Posted on: May 15, 2020

New Braunfels City Council Approves Pilot Program for Reverse Angle Parking in Landa Park

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New Braunfels City Council has approved a pilot program for Reverse Angle Parking in Landa Park in an effort to improve the safety of motorists, bicyclists, and pedestrians.

A section of parking spots on Playground Drive between Landa Park Drive and Monument Drive have been dedicated to the pilot program, which will be in place throughout this summer and then be evaluated at the end of August. 

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Media Releases
Posted on: May 14, 2020

Roadway and Utility Work to Close Portions of West San Antonio Street

A joint project between the City of New Braunfels and New Braunfels Utilities to replace water and sewer lines along a portion of West San Antonio Street, as well as rehabilitation of the roadway, begins next week.

The project, which spans from Krueger Ave. to Spur St., will be broken into three phases, with each phase requiring the closure of a portion of West San Antonio Street. 

Phase 1 begins on Monday, May 18th, with the contractor, Pesado Construction ...

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Media Releases
Posted on: May 12, 2020

Comal River Recreation Resumes Following San Antonio Street Bridge Reconstruction Milestone

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TxDOT announced that the reconstruction of the San Antonio Street Bridge has reached a project milestone in their construction timeline, which will once again allow for river access underneath the bridge.

The reconstruction portion of the bridge project is now complete; therefore, river recreation under the bridge can resume.  City crews have spent the morning removing the buoys from the area that has been closed since last September and getting t...

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Media Releases
Posted on: May 7, 2020

Governor’s Amended Order Paves Way to Reopen River Parks with Restrictions

Following Governor Greg Abbott’s Executive Order GA-21 and amendments to his Report to Open Texas, the City of New Braunfels can now announce the reopening of the city’s river parks and some other facilities, with limitations and restr...

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Media Releases
Posted on: May 7, 2020

City Sees 1.9% Gain in Sales Taxes for March

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New Braunfels, TX – The City of New Braunfels has announced an overall increase of approximately $53,000 or 1.9% in sales taxes received in May (for the month of March 2020) compared to March of 2019.

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Media Releases
Posted on: May 4, 2020

City of New Braunfels Receives HUD Funding for COVID-19 Response

The City of New Braunfels has received a special allocation of $243,102 to the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program to be used to prevent, prepare for, and respond to COVID-19...

The City of New Braunfels has received a special allocation of $243,102 to the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program to be used to prevent, prepare for, and respond to COVID-19.  These funds are to be used for activities that support t...

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Media Releases
Posted on: April 22, 2020

Reopening This Week: Landa Park Golf Course & Library Curbside Pickup

Two popular city services are reopening this week with strict protocols to protect the public. The Landa Park Golf Course reopens on Thursday, April 23, and the New Braunfels Public Library’s Curbside Hold Pickup Program will resume Friday, April 24.

Two popular city services are reopening this week with strict protocols to protect the public.  The Landa Park Golf Course will reopen on Thursday, April 23, 2020, and the New Braunfels Public Library’s Curbside Hold Pickup Program will...

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Media Releases
Posted on: April 21, 2020

Municipal Court Uses Virtual Court to Keep Cases Moving

New Braunfels Municipal Court is currently not open to the public, but a limited number of staff members are still working in order to keep cases moving forward for defendants...

New Braunfels Municipal Court is currently not open to the public, but a limited number of staff members are still working in order to keep cases moving forward for defendants.  Specifically, the Court is continuing to process cases by accepting ...

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Media Releases
Posted on: April 21, 2020

Temporary Street Closures in Landa Park

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Local drivers may be affected by temporary street closures in Landa Park this week as contractors working for the City of New Braunfels Streets and Drainage Department resurface three roads inside the park...

Local drivers may be affected by temporary street closures in Landa Park this week as contractors working for the City of New Braunfels Streets and Drainage Department resurface three roads inside the park. 

The closures are set for Wednesday, Apr...

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Posted on: November 23, 2020

Hinman Island Road Closure - Nov 2020 to April 2021

Drivers should be aware Hinman Island Drive will be closed until the end of April 2021.

NBU’s contractor – Pesado Construction Company – for the N. Kuehler Sanitary Sewer Interceptor Project (Package 2) will be closing Hinman Island Drive / Elizabeth Street until the end of April 2021.  

They will be wor...

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Detour Route New Braunfels Bulletin
Posted on: November 17, 2020

New Braunfels Utilities’ Offices and Drive-Through to be Closed for Thanksgiving Holidays

New Braunfels Utilities (NBU) offices and drive-through will be closed on Thursday, November 26, and Friday, November 27, 2020, in observance of the Thanksgiving holidays

New Braunfels Utilities (NBU) offices and drive-through will be closed on Thursday, November 26, and Friday, November 27, 2020, in observance of the Thanksgiving holidays.

Customers needing to report an outage or service issue may call NBU’s 24-h...

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New Braunfels Bulletin
Posted on: November 17, 2020

The Headwaters at the Comal Invites Public to Evening of Lights to Welcome the Christmas Season

The Headwaters at the Comal invites the public to attend a special “Evening of Lights” to be held from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. on December 4 and 5, 2020

Luminarias will light the paths to the pristine springs of the Comal. Through a self-guided stroll, participants can enjoy the beauty of nature that surrounds the Headwaters at Comal in this once a year event. Memories and traditions await families and fr...

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New Braunfels Bulletin
Posted on: October 16, 2020

2020 Atlas 14 Bulletin - 3.0 Design Rainfall

Effective October 27, 2020 (10 days after the date of this posting) all new floodplain permits and City capital improvement projects submitted for new application after the effective date are required to adhere to Atlas 14 rainfall data.....

Engineering Bulletin New Braunfels Bulletin
Posted on: October 13, 2020

West San Antonio St. Road Construction Requires Temporary One-Way Traffic Pattern

Construction continues on the San Antonio Street Utility and Street Maintenance Project and will soon require a portion of West San Antonio Street to begin a temporary one-way traffic pattern.

On November 2nd, the portion of W. San Antonio St. from Krueger Ave. to Spur St. will only allow Eastbound traffic (from Krueger to Spur) for approximately 2 to 3 months, weather permitting.  Westbound traffic in that area will be detoured around...

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New Braunfels Bulletin
Posted on: September 23, 2020

Money Announces the 2020 Best Places to Live In The U.S

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New Braunfels ranked 25th on the list.

Following its inaugural list of the Best Mortgage Lenders of 2020, Money - the digital destination for personal finance and news - announces its annual ranking of the Best Places to Live featuring 50 towns and cities where the economy, job growth, and hous...

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New Braunfels Bulletin
Posted on: September 22, 2020

Kerlick Lane Improvements Update

The asphalt repair phase of the Kerlick Lane Improvements Project will resume on Thursday, September 24, after a brief disruption due to unforeseen issues with subsurface utilities. Work is expected to take approximately two weeks, pending weather and oth...

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New Braunfels Bulletin
Posted on: September 17, 2020

Neighborhood Crime Watch the Focus of National Night Out 2020

When National Night Out began in 1984 the focus of the event was mostly symbolic.By turning on front porch lights and waving to neighbors, the goal of National Night Out was to get residents out of their homes in order to show a united front against crime

Over the years, that goal remains the same, but the event has expanded to include street closures for large block parties, potlucks, interactive games, live music, and visits from police officers, firefighters, and government officials.  &nbs...

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New Braunfels Bulletin
Posted on: September 15, 2020

City and County Urge Compliance with CDC Recommendations and Governor’s Executive Orders

The City of New Braunfels and Comal County are urging residents to continue following CDC and state health guidelines.

Over the last few weeks, Comal County has seen a reduction in positive COVID-19 cases being reported and the testing positivity rate has begun to decrease.  It’s those encouraging results in our community that make it more important tha...

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New Braunfels Bulletin
Posted on: September 10, 2020

Virtual Ceremony to be Held in Remembrance of Sept. 11 Anniversary

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As the 19th anniversary of the Sept. 11th terrorist attacks on New York and Washington D.C. approaches, the City of New Braunfels is inviting residents to participate in a virtual flag ceremony on Friday morning via the City's Facebook page.

 Beginning at approximately 7:40am (rain or shine), a joint Honor Guard made up of members from the New Braunfels Fire Department and the New Braunfels Police Department will begin the ceremony to post, raise, and lower the American flag to half-...

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New Braunfels Bulletin
Posted on: September 9, 2020

A Message From Mayor Brockman

regarding recent activity in relation to the New Braunfels "Trump Train."

"In recent days, New Braunfels has experienced divisiveness. Some members of our community have felt attacked, demoralized, misunderstood, and concerned. This is not the New Braunfels that I know and love. Our community is known for its caring and su...

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New Braunfels Bulletin
Posted on: July 10, 2020

Now Hiring - New Braunfels Police Department

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NBPD is currently hiring Full-Time Police Officers, and we are accepting applications from both Certified and Non-Certified candidates.

First year starting annual base pay for certified police officers is $52,500.00 with a $3,000 sign-on and retention incentive (paid out in three $1,000 annual lump sum payments). {Please note: This benefit is for Certified Police Officer candidates only)A...

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New Braunfels Bulletin

News Flash

Posted on: November 1, 2020

Driver Charged with Intoxication Manslaughter Following Fatal Crash

On today’s date (11-01-20), at approximately 2:15am, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the 2500 block of Hwy 46 South...

On today’s date (11-01-20), at approximately 2:15am, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the 2500 block of Hwy 46 South at Center Street for a major motor vehicle crash.

 

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: October 28, 2020

Pursuit and Arrest

On today’s date (10-28-20), at approximately 6:15pm, a New Braunfels Police officer on patrol in the 100 block of Rosa Parks Drive spotted a white Dodge Ram pickup truck that had been reported stolen out of New Braunfels earlier in the day...

On today’s date (10-28-20), at approximately 6:15pm, a New Braunfels Police officer on patrol in the 100 block of Rosa Parks Drive spotted a white Dodge Ram pickup truck that had been reported stolen out of New Braunfels earlier in the day. &...

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: October 18, 2020

Fatality Motorcycle Accident

On today’s date (10-18-20), at approximately 5:50pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the area of State Hwy 46 South near Alves Lane for a report of a motorcycle accident...

On today’s date (10-18-20), at approximately 5:50pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the area of State Hwy 46 South near Alves Lane for a report of a motorcycle accident.

 

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: October 18, 2020

Fatality Traffic Accident

On October 17, 2020, at approximately 10:50pm, New Braunfels Police officers were dispatched to a disturbance in progress in the 1200 block of Gruene Road...

On October 17, 2020, at approximately 10:50pm, New Braunfels Police officers were dispatched to a disturbance in progress in the 1200 block of Gruene Road.  An allegedly intoxicated male had made threats against employees of a business at that lo...

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: August 26, 2020

Update on Homicide

The investigation into Tuesday morning’s homicide continues by the New Braunfels Police Department Criminal Investigations Division...

The investigation into Tuesday morning’s homicide continues by the New Braunfels Police Department Criminal Investigations Division.  Detectives and Crime Scene Technicians have been interviewing witnesses, collecting evidence, and coor...

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: August 25, 2020

Homicide

On today’s date (08-25-20), at approximately 2:50am, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department, along with the Comal County Sheriff’s Office, responded to a report of a single vehicle accident...

On today’s date (08-25-20), at approximately 2:50am, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department, along with the Comal County Sheriff’s Office, responded to a report of a single vehicle accident in the 390...

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: July 14, 2020

Robbery

07-14-20 Robbery - Suspect Vehicle

On today’s date (07-14-20), at approximately 11:45am, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department were called to the 800 block of Loop 337 for reports of a robbery...

On today’s date (07-14-20), at approximately 11:45am, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department were called to the 800 block of Loop 337 for reports of a robbery that had just occurred outside of that Wells Fargo Bank location.

Officers a...

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: July 12, 2020

Motor Vehicle Accident Fatality

On July 11th, 2020, at approximately 10:40pm, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department and paramedics with the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the 600 block of North Business 35...

On July 11th, 2020, at approximately 10:40pm, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department and paramedics with the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the 600 block of North Business 35 in front of the Marketplace Shopping Center for a colli...

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: July 1, 2020

Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon

On today’s date (07-01-20), at approximately 1:00am, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department and paramedics with the New Braunfels Fire Department responded to a call for a gunshot victim...

On today’s date (07-01-20), at approximately 1:00am, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department and paramedics with the New Braunfels Fire Department responded to a call for a gunshot victim in the 300 block of Castlewood Dr. at the Gruen...

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: June 7, 2020

Fatality on the Guadalupe River

On today’s date (06-07-20), at approximately 3:00pm, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department and paramedics with the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the area near Cypress Bend Park for reports of a possible drowning...

On today’s date (06-07-20), at approximately 3:00pm, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department and paramedics with the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the 500 block of South Peace Avenue near Cypress Bend Park for reports of...

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: May 30, 2020

Drowning

On today’s date (05-30-20), at approximately 4:00pm, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department, while working the Comal River near the Tube Chute, were approached...

On today’s date (05-30-20), at approximately 4:00pm, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department, while working the Comal River near the Tube Chute, were approached by friends of a 22-year old female who had gone under the water, resurface...

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: April 30, 2020

Pursuit

On today’s date (04-30-20), at approximately 9:20am, the New Braunfels Police Department was notified by the San Antonio Police Department about a white Chevrolet pickup truck that had been stolen...

On today’s date (04-30-20), at approximately 9:20am, the New Braunfels Police Department was notified by the San Antonio Police Department about a white Chevrolet pickup truck that had been stolen, along with the truck owner’s handgun,...

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: April 4, 2020

Update: AMBER Alert

The AMBER Alert issued earlier today by the Texas Department of Public Safety has been cancelled after 8-year old Kiley Diaz and her mother, 29-year old Alyssa Lopez, were located this afternoon...

The AMBER Alert issued earlier today by the Texas Department of Public Safety has been cancelled after 8-year old Kiley Diaz and her mother, 29-year old Alyssa Lopez, were located this afternoon in Garden Ridge by members of the US Marshals Lone Star Fugi...

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: April 3, 2020

AMBER Alert Issued

Kiley Diaz

On April 3rd, 2020, at approximately 9pm, the New Braunfels Police Department was called to an address in the 500 block of Starling Creek to assist Child Protective Services with the removal of a child from that home...

On April 3rd, 2020, at approximately 9pm, the New Braunfels Police Department was called to an address in the 500 block of Starling Creek to assist Child Protective Services with the removal of a child from that home.  The mother of the child had...

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: February 17, 2020

NBPD Investigating Apparent Homicide-Suicide

On today’s date (02-17-20), at approximately 7:20am, the New Braunfels Police Department was called to the Sage Apartments in the 2500 block of West San Antonio St. after a male and a female were discovered deceased...

On today’s date (02-17-20), at approximately 7:20am, the New Braunfels Police Department was called to the Sage Apartments in the 2500 block of West San Antonio St. after a male and a female were discovered deceased inside a black Dodge Challeng...

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: February 9, 2020

Homicide

Zachary Barrera

On Feb. 8, 2020, at approximately 8:30pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the 600 block of Sumner Circle for a report of a gunshot victim...

On Feb. 8, 2020, at approximately 8:30pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the 600 block of Sumner Circle for a report of a gunshot victim.  First responders arrived and found a juvenile fem...

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: January 27, 2020

Vehicle Thefts and Pursuit

Donte Williams

On Sunday, January 26th, 2020, at approximately 7:30am, the New Braunfels Police Department was called to the Bluebonnet Dodge overflow parking in the 1200 block of South Business 35...

On Sunday, January 26th, 2020, at approximately 7:30am, the New Braunfels Police Department was called to the Bluebonnet Dodge overflow parking in the 1200 block of South Business 35 after a witness observed three Dodge Durangos being stolen from the lot....

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: January 25, 2020

Fatality Motorcycle Accident

On today’s date (01-25-20), at approximately 6:45am, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the 4800 block of Northbound I-35...

On today’s date (01-25-20), at approximately 6:45am, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the 4800 block of Northbound I-35 (directly across from the Walmart Distribution Center) for reports of...

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: January 22, 2020

Homicide

Crystal Madrigales

On today’s date (01-22-2020), at approximately 12:30am, the New Braunfels Police Department was called to a residence in the 1500 block of Allison Drive for a report of a stabbing...

On today’s date (01-22-2020), at approximately 12:30am, the New Braunfels Police Department was called to a residence in the 1500 block of Allison Drive for a report of a stabbing.  

Officers arrived on scene to find a deceased female in...

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: December 23, 2019

Two Suspects Charged with Capital Murder in 2015 Homicide Case

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Two suspects have been charged with Capital Murder in the 2015 murder of 23-year old Samantha Miranda...

Two suspects have been charged with Capital Murder in the 2015 murder of 23-year old Samantha Miranda.  On May 21st, 2015, at approximately 12:45am, the New Braunfels Police Department responded to a call for shots fired in the 900 block of I-35 ...

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: December 11, 2019

Homicide Suspect Arrested - Charged with Capital Murder

Koever Henke-Wommack

A suspect in the homicide of 31-year old Stephan Fox of New Braunfels has been arrested and charged with Capital Murder...

A suspect in the homicide of 31-year old Stephan Fox of New Braunfels has been arrested and charged with Capital Murder.  On Nov. 30th, the victim was found deceased inside a vehicle parked in the 100 block of North Mesquite Avenue.  The...

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: December 9, 2019

Bank Robbery

12-09-19 Bank Robbery Suspect 1

On today’s date (12-09-19), at approximately 2:50pm, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department responded to a report of a bank robbery at the Frost Bank location in the 300 block of Landa Street....

On today’s date (12-09-19), at approximately 2:50pm, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department responded to a report of a bank robbery at the Frost Bank location in the 300 block of Landa Street.  Employees advised that an unknown male ha...

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: December 1, 2019

Homicide

On November 30, 2019, at approximately 9:45pm, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department responded to the 100 block of North Mesquite for a report of shots fired...

On November 30, 2019, at approximately 9:45pm, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department responded to the 100 block of North Mesquite for a report of shots fired. Officers arrived to find an adult male that was deceased inside a vehicle that was p...

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: November 22, 2019

Pursuit

On today’s date (11-22-19), at approximately 1:55pm, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle in the 200 block of Creekside Crossing...

On today’s date (11-22-19), at approximately 1:55pm, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle in the 200 block of Creekside Crossing.  Officers arrived in the area and observed the suspicious...

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: November 18, 2019

Vehicle and Foot Pursuit

On today’s date (11-18-19), at approximately 8:40am, the New Braunfels Police Department received a 911 call from a victim who had just had his vehicle stolen from an address in the 900 block of Eikel Street...

On today’s date (11-18-19), at approximately 8:40am, the New Braunfels Police Department received a 911 call from a victim who had just had his vehicle stolen from an address in the 900 block of Eikel Street.  Officers began searching the area an...

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: November 12, 2019

Major Motor Vehicle Crash

On Nov. 11, 2019, at approximately 9:30pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department responded to the 3800 block of I-35 South...

On Nov. 11, 2019, at approximately 9:30pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department responded to the 3800 block of I-35 South (southbound main lanes just before Solms Road) for reports of a major accident between a passeng...

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: October 27, 2019

Incident on Roadrunner Avenue

On today’s date (10-27-19), at approximately 12:40am, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department were called to the 100 block of Roadrunner Avenue for a report of a gunshot victim...

On today’s date (10-27-19), at approximately 12:40am, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department were called to the 100 block of Roadrunner Avenue for a report of a gunshot victim.  Officers arrived to find a 28-year old male fro...

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: October 22, 2019

DWI Crash Totals Two NBPD Patrol Units

Dena Welch

On today’s date (10-22-19), at approximately 1:20am, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department were in the middle of conducting a traffic stop...

On today’s date (10-22-19), at approximately 1:20am, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department were in the middle of conducting a traffic stop on the northbound shoulder in the 2600 block of I-35 South (just north of Loop 337/Rueckle Roa...

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: October 21, 2019

Arrests Following Pursuit

On today’s date (10-21-19), at approximately 2:30pm, an officer with the New Braunfels Police Department initiated a traffic stop on a blue Chevy passenger car that was speeding on southbound I-35 near FM 306...

On today’s date (10-21-19), at approximately 2:30pm, an officer with the New Braunfels Police Department initiated a traffic stop on a blue Chevy passenger car that was speeding on southbound I-35 near FM 306.  The driver of the vehicle...

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: September 25, 2019

County Line Road Incident Update #2

The investigation into the incident that ended on County Line Road on 09-24-19 continues by the New Braunfels Police Department...

The investigation into the incident that ended on County Line Road on 09-24-19 continues by the New Braunfels Police Department. The preliminary results of that investigation indicate that the three people inside the suspect vehicle were all known to each...

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: September 24, 2019

County Line Road Incident Update

On today’s date (09-24-19), at approximately 3:20pm, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department were called to the area of Dove Crossing and Eagle Pass for reports of a disturbance where a female was being forced into a vehicle by a male...

On today’s date (09-24-19), at approximately 3:20pm, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department were called to the area of Dove Crossing and Eagle Pass for reports of a disturbance where a female was being forced into a vehicle by a male....

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: August 8, 2019

Zebra Update

On August 7th, 2019, at approximately 4:45pm, the New Braunfels Police Department was made aware of a pair of zebras that had escaped their pen...

On August 7th, 2019, at approximately 4:45pm, the New Braunfels Police Department was made aware of a pair of zebras that had escaped their pen. The zebras had been sold to a property owner off of Hwy 46 South earlier in the day, and they had somehow esca...

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: August 6, 2019

Stabbing

Jared Herrington

On Aug. 5, 2019, at approximately 9:40pm, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department were called to the 2900 block of Town Center Drive in the Creekside shopping center for a report of a stabbing...

On Aug. 5, 2019, at approximately 9:40pm, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department were called to the 2900 block of Town Center Drive in the Creekside shopping center for a report of a stabbing.  Officers arrived and found that the victi...

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: July 24, 2019

Incident Leads to Multiple Felony and Misdemeanor Charges

Guillermo Velasquez

On July 23rd, 2019, at approximately 7:45pm, the New Braunfels Police Department responded to the Circle K location in the 1000 block of I-35 South at Walnut Avenue for a report that a male had stolen a red Ford pickup truck...

On July 23rd, 2019, at approximately 7:45pm, the New Braunfels Police Department responded to the Circle K location in the 1000 block of I-35 South at Walnut Avenue for a report that a male had stolen a red Ford pickup truck that had been left running in ...

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: July 17, 2019

Update: Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon

Christopher Amador

The ongoing investigation into the May 22nd shooting in the 500 block of Ventura Drive by the New Braunfels Police Department Criminal Investigations Division has now led to a second arrest...

The ongoing investigation into the May 22nd shooting in the 500 block of Ventura Drive by the New Braunfels Police Department Criminal Investigations Division has now led to a second arrest. 

On July 16th, 2019, an arrest warrant was signed by a j...

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: July 4, 2019

Assault on a Public Servant

On July 3rd, 2019, at approximately 10:20pm, the New Braunfels Police Department was called to the 1300 block of Azalea Lane for a report that a 16-year old male that had been recently entered as a runaway was at that location...

On July 3rd, 2019, at approximately 10:20pm, the New Braunfels Police Department was called to the 1300 block of Azalea Lane for a report that a 16-year old male that had been recently entered as a runaway was at that location.  Officers arrived ...

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: June 28, 2019

Officer Involved Shooting

On today’s date (06-28-19), at approximately 11:00am, the New Braunfels Police Department was called to the 200 block of Clemens Avenue for a report of a Disturbance with Weapons....

On today’s date (06-28-19), at approximately 11:00am, the New Braunfels Police Department was called to the 200 block of Clemens Avenue for a report of a Disturbance with Weapons.  Officers arrived and found that a 29-year old male arme...

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: June 19, 2019

Vehicle vs Bicycle Accident

On today’s date (06-19-19), at approximately 4:40pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the area of the Southbound-to-Northbound turnaround...

On today’s date (06-19-19), at approximately 4:40pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the area of the Southbound-to-Northbound turnaround along the I-35 Access Road at Spur Street for repor...

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: June 12, 2019

18-Wheeler Rollover on Main Plaza

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On today’s date (06-12-19), at approximately 12:10pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the Main Plaza of New Braunfels for reports of an 18-wheeler rollover accident...

On today’s date (06-12-19), at approximately 12:10pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the Main Plaza of New Braunfels for reports of an 18-wheeler rollover accident.
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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: June 6, 2019

Aggravated Robbery

On today’s date (06-06-19), at approximately 2:10am, the New Braunfels Police Department was called to the Texaco gas station location in the 1100 block of I-35 North for a report of an aggravated robbery...

On today’s date (06-06-19), at approximately 2:10am, the New Braunfels Police Department was called to the Texaco gas station location in the 1100 block of I-35 North for a report of an aggravated robbery.  Officers arrived and found th...

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: June 4, 2019

Update: Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon

Chelsea Williams-Wallace

UPDATE: On June 3, 2019, at approximately 2:00pm, 21-year old Chelsea Williams-Wallace of New Braunfels was taken into custody without incident...

UPDATE:  On June 3, 2019, at approximately 2:00pm, 21-year old Chelsea Williams-Wallace of New Braunfels was taken into custody without incident at a business address in the 100 block of East Green Valley Drive.  An arrest warrant for Wi...

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: May 30, 2019

Major Accident

On today’s date (05-30-19), at approximately 6:30pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the 1200 block of North Walnut Avenue for a major accident...

On today’s date (05-30-19), at approximately 6:30pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the 1200 block of North Walnut Avenue for a major accident.  Officers and paramedics arrived o...

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: May 22, 2019

Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon

On today’s date (05-22-19), at approximately 2:10am, officers were called to the 500 block of Ventura Drive for reports of shots fired...

On today’s date (05-22-19), at approximately 2:10am, officers were called to the 500 block of Ventura Drive for reports of shots fired.  Officers arrived and found evidence of a shooting, but a victim was not immediately located.&nb...

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: May 4, 2019

Heavy Rains Cause Brief Closure of Comal River – Reevaluation at 11am

Heavy rains last night have caused an increased flow of water in the Comal River this morning...

Heavy rains last night have caused an increased flow of water in the Comal River this morning.  Currently, the Comal River flow is at 870cfs, but that level is dropping quickly due to no further rains.  Therefore, the Comal River in New ...

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: April 30, 2019

Stabbing

On today’s date (04-30-19), at approximately 2:20am, the New Braunfels Police Department and New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the Wal-Mart parking lot in the 1200 block of I-35 South for a report of a stabbing...

On today’s date (04-30-19), at approximately 2:20am, the New Braunfels Police Department and New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the Wal-Mart parking lot in the 1200 block of I-35 South for a report of a stabbing.

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: April 29, 2019

Missing Person Located

On April 28th, 2019, at approximately 6:20pm, the New Braunfels Police Department was called for a report of a missing 66-year old male from San Antonio who had wandered away from a construction job site...

On April 28th, 2019, at approximately 6:20pm, the New Braunfels Police Department was called for a report of a missing 66-year old male from San Antonio who had wandered away from a construction job site near the intersection of South Kowald Lane and FM 1...

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: April 28, 2019

Motor Vehicle Accident

On April 28, 2019 at approximately 3:07 AM the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department responded to the 2500 block of IH 35 S., in the northbound lanes, regarding a motor vehicle accident involving 3 vehicles...

On April 28, 2019 at approximately 3:07 AM the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department responded to the 2500 block of IH 35 S., in the northbound lanes, regarding a motor vehicle accident involving 3 vehicles.

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: April 23, 2019

Shots Fired

On today’s date (04-23-19) at approximately 3:25pm, the New Braunfels Police Department was called to the 300 block of Landa Street for a report of shots being fired...

On today’s date (04-23-19) at approximately 3:25pm, the New Braunfels Police Department was called to the 300 block of Landa Street for a report of shots being fired.

Eyewitnesses at the scene told officers that two vehicles, a white pickup truck...

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Posted on: April 20, 2019

Suspicious Items Found and Rendered Safe

On today’s date (04-20-19), at approximately 12:00pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the 100 block of South Academy Avenue for a report of two suspicious devices found by a resident...

On today’s date (04-20-19), at approximately 12:00pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the 100 block of South Academy Avenue for a report of two suspicious devices found by a resident.

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Posted on: April 18, 2019

Electrocution

On today’s date (04-18-19), at approximately 6:45am, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to First Baptist Church located in the 700 block of Cross St. for reports...

On today’s date (04-18-19), at approximately 6:45am, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to First Baptist Church located in the 700 block of Cross St. for reports of a male that had received an e...

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Posted on: April 7, 2019

Homicide

Samuel Heard

On today’s date (04-07-19), at approximately 1:30am, the New Braunfels Police Department was called to the 1200 block of Broadway for a report of a gunshot victim. Officers arrived to find an adult male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds...

On today’s date (04-07-19), at approximately 1:30am, the New Braunfels Police Department was called to the 1200 block of Broadway for a report of a gunshot victim.  Officers arrived to find an adult male suffering from multiple gunshot ...

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Posted on: April 1, 2019

Burglary of a Habitation

On Sunday, March 31, 2019, at approximately 10:30pm, the New Braunfels Police Department was called to the Luxe at Creekside apartment complex in the 600 block of Creekside Way for reports of a disturbance...

On Sunday, March 31, 2019, at approximately 10:30pm, the New Braunfels Police Department was called to the Luxe at Creekside apartment complex in the 600 block of Creekside Way for reports of a disturbance.

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Posted on: March 30, 2019

Major Motor Vehicle Crash

On today’s date (March 30, 2019), at approximately 12:23 am, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were dispatched to the 2800 block of State Hwy 46 S for reports of a major motor vehicle head on collision...

On today’s date (March 30, 2019), at approximately 12:23 am, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were dispatched to the 2800 block of State Hwy 46 S for reports of a major motor vehicle head on collision.

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Posted on: March 23, 2019

Motorcycle Crash Fatality

On today’s date (03/23/19), at approximately 4:45pm, the New Braunfels Police Department was dispatched to the intersection of Denise Drive and Pams Path for reports of a major motor vehicle accident involving a motorcycle...

On today’s date (03/23/19), at approximately 4:45pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were dispatched to the intersection of Denise Drive and Pams Path for reports of a major motor vehicle accident involv...

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Posted on: March 20, 2019

Vehicle vs Pedestrian Fatality

On today’s date (03-20-19) at approximately 1:15am, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were dispatched to the 2100 block of I-35 South on the southbound frontage road for an...

On today’s date (03-20-19) at approximately 1:15am, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were dispatched to the 2100 block of I-35 South on the southbound frontage road for an accident involving a vehicle str...

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Posted on: March 7, 2019

Update: Homicide - Suspect in Custody

Bryan David Ramirez-Fernandez

UPDATE: On today’s date (03-07-19), at approximately 11:45am, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department served an arrest warrant charging 17-year old Bryan David Ramirez-Fernandez of New Braunfels with 1st degree felony Murder...

UPDATE:  On today’s date (03-07-19), at approximately 11:45am, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department served an arrest warrant charging 17-year old Bryan David Ramirez-Fernandez of New Braunfels with 1st degree felony Murder ...

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Posted on: March 4, 2019

Homicide

On today’s date (03-04-19), at approximately 2:30am, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the Rodeway Inn hotel located in the 1200 block of I-35 North for a report of a gunshot victim...

On today’s date (03-04-19), at approximately 2:30am, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the Rodeway Inn hotel located in the 1200 block of I-35 North for a report of a gunshot victim.&nbs...

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Posted on: February 27, 2019

Vehicle vs Bicycle Accident

On today’s date (02-27-19), at approximately 5:00am, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were dispatched to the 3200 block of I-35 South on the southbound frontage road for a vehicle vs bicycle accident...

On today’s date (02-27-19), at approximately 5:00am, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were dispatched to the 3200 block of I-35 South on the southbound frontage road for a vehicle vs bicycle accident.

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Posted on: February 11, 2019

Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon

Joshua Limon booking photo

On Feb. 10, 2019, at approximately 5:15pm, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department responded to a residence in the 2900 block of Oakdell Trail for a report of a gunshot victim...

On Feb. 10, 2019, at approximately 5:15pm, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department responded to a residence in the 2900 block of Oakdell Trail for a report of a gunshot victim.  Officers arrived and found a 19-year old male from Convers...

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Posted on: February 7, 2019

Bank Robbery and Arrest

On today’s date (02-07-19) at approximately 6:00pm, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department were called to the Chase Bank location in the 600 block of South Walnut Ave. for a report of a Robbery in progress...

On today’s date (02-07-19) at approximately 6:00pm, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department were called to the Chase Bank location in the 600 block of South Walnut Ave. for a report of a Robbery in progress.  Officers arrived ...

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Posted on: January 30, 2019

Temporary Prohibition of Commercialized Motorized Scooters

On today’s date (01-30-19), in the interest of public safety and following the law as set out in Chapter 126.33 of the Municipal Code for the City of New Braunfels, Assistant Chief of Police Joe Vargas signed a temporary order prohibiting...

On today’s date (01-30-19), in the interest of public safety and following the law as set out in Chapter 126.33 of the Municipal Code for the City of New Braunfels, Assistant Chief of Police Joe Vargas signed a temporary order prohibiting the commercial u...

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Posted on: January 30, 2019

Human Skeletal Remains Discovered

On Jan. 29th, 2019, at approximately 3:45pm, utility crews working in the area of FM 1044 and Green Valley Road discovered an item that appeared to be human skeletal remains...

On Jan. 29th, 2019, at approximately 3:45pm, utility crews working in the area of FM 1044 and Green Valley Road discovered an item that appeared to be human skeletal remains.  Those crews immediately called the New Braunfels Police Department.

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Posted on: January 22, 2019

Hotel Shooting Suspect in Custody

Navarro - Maverick County booking photo

The search for 18-year old Porfirio Navarro III has ended after he voluntarily turned himself in to authorities in Eagle Pass, Texas, today...

The search for 18-year old Porfirio Navarro III has ended after he voluntarily turned himself in to authorities in Eagle Pass, Texas, today.

An arrest warrant was issued for Navarro following the January 12th shooting of a New Braunfels hotel clerk, chargi...

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Posted on: January 13, 2019

UPDATE: Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon

Profirio Navarro

The New Braunfels Police Department is now seeking tips from the public on the whereabouts of the suspect from Saturday night’s shooting incident at the Motel 6 in New Braunfels...

UPDATE:  The New Braunfels Police Department is now seeking tips from the public on the whereabouts of the suspect from Saturday night’s shooting incident at the Motel 6 in New Braunfels.  The suspect has been identified as 18-...

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Posted on: January 3, 2019

Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child and Kidnapping Arrest

Isaiah Correa

On Dec. 10, 2018, the New Braunfels Police Department began an investigation into a report that a 20-year old male was engaging in an ongoing sexual relationship with a 12-year old girl...

On Dec. 10, 2018, the New Braunfels Police Department began an investigation into a report that a 20-year old male was engaging in an ongoing sexual relationship with a 12-year old girl.  That investigation led to the Dec. 13th arrest of 20-year ...

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Posted on: December 23, 2018

Mail Theft Investigation

On today’s date, at approximately 4:30am, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department were called to the Caprock subdivision off of Hwy 46 South for reports of a suspicious person possibly tampering with the community mailboxes...

On today’s date, at approximately 4:30am, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department were called to the Caprock subdivision off of Hwy 46 South for reports of a suspicious person possibly tampering with the community mailboxes.

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Posted on: December 13, 2018

Custodial Death Investigation

On Dec. 12, 2018, at approximately 10:50pm, the New Braunfels Police Department was called to a residence in the 2100 block of Stonecrest Path...

On Dec. 12, 2018, at approximately 10:50pm, the New Braunfels Police Department was called to a residence in the 2100 block of Stonecrest Path for a report of a disturbance in progress, specifically that a male outside of the residence was yelling loudly ...

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Posted on: December 7, 2018

Tailgate Theft Arrests

Christopher Harris

On today’s date (12-07-18), at approximately 2:00am, officers on patrol in the Avery Park subdivision spotted a black Nissan Armada that matched the description of a suspect vehicle from a recent tailgate theft...

On today’s date (12-07-18), at approximately 2:00am, officers on patrol in the Avery Park subdivision spotted a black Nissan Armada that matched the description of a suspect vehicle from a recent tailgate theft.  That same vehicle had a...

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Posted on: December 5, 2018

Shots Fired Incident Resolved

On today’s date (12-05-18), at approximately 3:00pm, officers responded to the area of Rueckle Road and Morningside Drive for a report that numerous shots had been fired in the area...

On today’s date (12-05-18), at approximately 3:00pm, officers responded to the area of Rueckle Road and Morningside Drive for a report that numerous shots had been fired in the area.  Officers arrived and also heard a number of gunshots...

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Posted on: November 29, 2018

Barricaded Suspect

On today’s date (11-29-18), at approximately 2:10pm, the New Braunfels Police Department was called to the 800 block of Mayberry Mill for reports of a male suspect who fired a weapon inside the residence as part of an ongoing disturbance...

On today’s date (11-29-18), at approximately 2:10pm, the New Braunfels Police Department was called to the 800 block of Mayberry Mill for reports of a male suspect who fired a weapon inside the residence as part of an ongoing disturbance. &n...

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Posted on: November 23, 2018

UPDATE: Suspect in Fatal Hit & Run Crash in Custody

Austin Meade

UPDATE: The suspect in Wednesday’s fatal Hit & Run crash that killed 39-year old New Braunfels resident Amber Williams has been taken into custody...

UPDATE: The suspect in Wednesday’s fatal Hit & Run crash that killed 39-year old New Braunfels resident Amber Williams has been taken into custody.  

On today’s date (11-23-18) at approximately 10:30am, 26-year old Austin T...

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Posted on: November 21, 2018

UPDATE: Suspect Identified in Fatal Crash - Now Wanted for Felony Murder

Austin Meade

UPDATE: The suspect that fled from the scene following this morning’s fatality traffic accident on West County Line Road has been identified as 26-year old Austin Taylor Meade of North Las Vegas, Nevada...

UPDATE: The suspect that fled from the scene following this morning’s fatality traffic accident on West County Line Road has been identified as 26-year old Austin Taylor Meade of North Las Vegas, Nevada (photo attached: Henderson, Nevada, bookin...

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Posted on: November 21, 2018

Fatality Accident and Aggravated Robbery

On today’s date (11-21-18), at approximately 8:00am, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department...

On today’s date (11-21-18), at approximately 8:00am, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department were notified by a company in San Antonio that one of their work trucks had been stolen and they had tracked the truck to an apartment complex...

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Posted on: November 10, 2018

Indecency with a Child

Seth Dyal

The New Braunfels Police Department has made an arrest following reported incidents of Indecent Exposure that occurred on the morning of November 8, 2018...

The New Braunfels Police Department has made an arrest following reported incidents of Indecent Exposure that occurred on the morning of November 8, 2018.  Those incidents included an unknown white male exposing himself to two students that were ...

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Posted on: October 28, 2018

NBPD Returns to Headquarters at 1488 South Seguin Avenue

As of Monday, October 29, 2018, the New Braunfels Police Department will resume daily operations at its main headquarters located at 1488 South Seguin Avenue...

As of Monday, October 29, 2018, the New Braunfels Police Department will resume daily operations at its main headquarters located at 1488 South Seguin Avenue.  All police functions, including Patrol, Criminal Investigations, Records, Dispatch, an...

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

Temporary Change to Recreation Status on Guadalupe River

Flow rates on the Guadalupe River through the City of New Braunfels will be increasing as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers increases the release rate out of Canyon Dam...

Flow rates on the Guadalupe River through the City of New Braunfels will be increasing as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers increases the release rate out of Canyon Dam.  Those flows are expected to rise to approximately 3,000cfs by late Friday an...

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Posted on: October 13, 2018

Fatality Motor Vehicle Accident

On today’s date (10-13-18), at approximately 10:40am, the New Braunfels Police Department and New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the intersection of the southbound I-35 frontage road at Rueckle Road...

On today’s date (10-13-18), at approximately 10:40am, the New Braunfels Police Department and New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the intersection of the southbound I-35 frontage road at Rueckle Road for reports of a major motor vehicle...

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Posted on: October 5, 2018

FBI Crime Statistics Show Decrease in Crime in 2017

The FBI’s annual Uniform Crime Report (UCR) for 2017 has been released, and the report shows decreases in Violent Crimes and Property Crimes in New Braunfels...

The FBI’s annual Uniform Crime Report (UCR) for 2017 has been released, and the report shows decreases in Violent Crimes and Property Crimes in New Braunfels.  Law enforcement agencies across the nation gather data and submit monthly re...

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Posted on: October 4, 2018

Pursuit

On today’s date (10-04-18), at approximately 8pm, the New Braunfels Police Department responded to the 1000 block of South Walnut Avenue for a welfare concern about...

On today’s date (10-04-18), at approximately 8pm, the New Braunfels Police Department responded to the 1000 block of South Walnut Avenue for a welfare concern about a male, possibly with a weapon.  Officers arrived and attempted a traff...

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Posted on: September 20, 2018

Traffic Alert: Train Crossing Arms Damaged

On today’s date (09-20-18) at approximately 3:45am, the New Braunfels Police Department responded to the railroad crossing near the intersection of Landa Street and Walnut Avenue...

On today’s date (09-20-18) at approximately 3:45am, the New Braunfels Police Department responded to the railroad crossing near the intersection of Landa Street and Walnut Avenue for reports of a single vehicle traffic accident.  Office...

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Posted on: September 17, 2018

NBPD Seeks Tips Following Vehicle vs. Pedestrian Hit & Run

The New Braunfels Police Department is seeking tips from the public following a Vehicle vs. Pedestrian Hit and Run crash...

The New Braunfels Police Department is seeking tips from the public following a Vehicle vs. Pedestrian Hit and Run crash, and Comal County Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward for information that leads to an arrest.  

The incident happened at...

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Posted on: August 23, 2018

Invasive Visual Recording

Aiden Nguyen

On Aug. 22, 2018, at approximately 6:30pm, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department were called to Ellie’s Nail & Spa nail salon located in the 1600 block of State Highway 46 West...

On Aug. 22, 2018, at approximately 6:30pm, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department were called to Ellie’s Nail & Spa nail salon located in the 1600 block of State Highway 46 West after a customer said she observed a male salon empl...

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Posted on: August 20, 2018

NBISD and NBPD Team Up to Offer School Resource Officers

School Resource Unit

As the 2018-2019 school year begins, the New Braunfels Independent School District and the City of New Braunfels Police Department have teamed up to offer a new level of security for campuses across the district...

As the 2018-2019 school year begins, the New Braunfels Independent School District and the City of New Braunfels Police Department have teamed up to offer a new level of security for campuses across the district.  Students, parents, teachers, and...

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Posted on: August 20, 2018

Fatality Traffic Accident

On August 20, 2018 at approximately 2:19 AM the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department responded to the intersection of FM 725 and South Bank BLVD, regarding a crash involving a single motor vehicle...

UPDATE:  The victim in the overnight fatality traffic accident has been identified as 28-year old Liliana Fraire of Guadalupe County.  Next of kin has been notified.

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Posted on: August 10, 2018

Shooting

Michael Medina

On Aug. 9, 2018, at approximately 11:20pm, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department and paramedics with the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the 100 block of Caddell Lane for reports of a shooting...

On Aug. 9, 2018, at approximately 11:20pm, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department and paramedics with the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the 100 block of Caddell Lane for reports of a shooting. 

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Posted on: August 9, 2018

Stabbing

On today’s date (08-09-18), at approximately 2:50am, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department were called to the Sage Apartments in the 2500 block of West San Antonio Street for a report of a stabbing...

On today’s date (08-09-18), at approximately 2:50am, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department and paramedics with the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the Sage Apartments in the 2500 block of West San Antonio Street for a re...

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Posted on: August 2, 2018

Aggravated Robbery

On Aug. 1, 2018, at approximately 10pm, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department were called to the 400 block of Landa St. for a report of a robbery...

On Aug. 1, 2018, at approximately 10pm, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department were called to the 400 block of Landa St. for a report of a robbery.  The victim, a 26-year old ride-sharing driver, reported that two males had ordered a r...

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Posted on: July 20, 2018

Motorcycle Crash

On today’s date (07-20-18) at approximately 12:45am, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department witnessed a single vehicle motorcycle accident involving serious injuries...

On today’s date (07-20-18) at approximately 12:45am, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department witnessed a single vehicle motorcycle accident involving serious injuries. Officers located a custom 2007 Big Bear Customs motorcycle and the ...

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Posted on: July 19, 2018

Continuous Sexual Abuse of a Young Child

Eusebio Rodriguez Martinez

A 66-year old New Braunfels man was arrested this week on a charge of 1st degree felony Continuous Sexual Abuse of a Young Child...

A 66-year old New Braunfels man was arrested this week on a charge of 1st degree felony Continuous Sexual Abuse of a Young Child.

On June 30th, 2018, the female victim (who is currently under the age of 14) made an outcry to a family member that she had be...

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Posted on: June 11, 2018

Major Accident

On today’s date (06-11-18), at approximately 10:30am, the New Braunfels Police Department and New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the 1100 block of Loop 337 for reports of a collision between a large box truck and a small pickup truck...

On today’s date (06-11-18), at approximately 10:30am, the New Braunfels Police Department and New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the 1100 block of Loop 337 for reports of a collision between a large box truck and a small pickup truck, ...

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Posted on: May 23, 2018

Motorcycle Accident on I-35

On today’s date (05-23-18) at approximately 7:05am, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the 4500 block of I-35 South (in the northbound main lanes of traffic) for reports of a motorcycle accident...

On today’s date (05-23-18) at approximately 7:05am, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the 4500 block of I-35 South (in the northbound main lanes of traffic) for reports of a motorcycle accid...

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Posted on: May 3, 2018

Vehicle vs Motorcycle Hit and Run Investigation

On April 24, 2018, at approximately 2:20pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the 1200 block of North Business 35 for reports of a vehicle vs. motorcycle accident...

On April 24, 2018, at approximately 2:20pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the 1200 block of North Business 35 for reports of a vehicle vs. motorcycle accident. Once on scene, it was learned that t...

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Posted on: April 10, 2018

Homicide

Paul Jason Roberts

On April 9th, 2018, at approximately 11:40pm, the New Braunfels Police Department was called to a residence in the 2800 block of Windgate Drive for a report of a gunshot victim...

On April 9th, 2018, at approximately 11:40pm, the New Braunfels Police Department was called to a residence in the 2800 block of Windgate Drive for a report of a gunshot victim.

Officers arrived to find an adult male suffering from a single shotgun wound t...

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Posted on: April 4, 2018

Juvenile Detained and Charged with Terroristic Threat

On today’s date (04/04/18), at approximately 8:35am, the New Braunfels Police Department received a report of a juvenile male who had threatened a juvenile female with a firearm over a social media platform...

On today’s date (04/04/18), at approximately 8:35am, the New Braunfels Police Department received a report of a juvenile male who had threatened a juvenile female with a firearm over a social media platform. 

Investigating officers were ...

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Posted on: March 20, 2018

Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child

Frank Espinoza

On March 19, 2018, at approximately 4:30pm, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department served an arrest warrant on a New Braunfels man, charging him with Aggravated Sexual Assault of a child...

On March 19, 2018, at approximately 4:30pm, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department served an arrest warrant on a New Braunfels man, charging him with Aggravated Sexual Assault of a child, a first degree felony.

73-year old Frank Gonzales Espinoz...

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Posted on: February 23, 2018

Train vs Pedestrian Accident

On today’s date (02-23-18) at approximately 2:45am, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department and paramedics with the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the 500 block of North Hidalgo...

On today’s date (02-23-18) at approximately 2:45am, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department and paramedics with the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the 500 block of North Hidalgo Avenue for reports of a train vs pedestrian...

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Posted on: February 21, 2018

Additional Charge for Suspect in I-35 Standoff

Following the robbery and pursuit that occurred on February 19th, 2018, that ended in a standoff on I-35 at Schwab Road, the New Braunfels Police Department has continued its investigation...

Following the robbery and pursuit that occurred on February 19th, 2018, that ended in a standoff on I-35 at Schwab Road, the New Braunfels Police Department has continued its investigation into the suspect’s activities leading up to the events o...

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Posted on: February 20, 2018

Robbery, Pursuit, and Standoff

Ruben Ramirez Jr

On Feb. 19, 2018, at approximately 6:30pm, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department were called to the Lowe’s location in the 1400 block of I-35 South for a report...

On Feb. 19, 2018, at approximately 6:30pm, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department were called to the Lowe’s location in the 1400 block of I-35 South for a report of a robbery. An unknown male had entered the store, passed a note to em...

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Posted on: February 17, 2018

Stabbing

Jonathan Gomez booking photo

On today’s date (02-17-18), at approximately 10:00am, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department were called to the intersection of Hidalgo Avenue and Katy Street for reports of a stabbing...

On today’s date (02-17-18), at approximately 10:00am, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department were called to the intersection of Hidalgo Avenue and Katy Street for reports of a stabbing.  Officers arrived in the area and found...

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Posted on: February 10, 2018

Pursuit

02-10-18 Pursuit 1

On today’s date (02/10/18), at approximately 9:12am, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department attempted to make a traffic stop on a blue Nissan Altima in the 600 block of South Business 35...

On today’s date (02/10/18), at approximately 9:12am, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department attempted to make a traffic stop on a blue Nissan Altima in the 600 block of South Business 35. The driver of the vehicle refused to stop and ...

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Posted on: February 9, 2018

Bank Robbery

02-09-18 Bank Robbery Suspect 2

On today’s date (02/09/18), at approximately 4:15pm, the New Braunfels Police Department responded to the Chase Bank location in the 600 block of South Walnut Avenue for a report of a bank robbery.

On today’s date (02/09/18), at approximately 4:15pm, the New Braunfels Police Department responded to the Chase Bank location in the 600 block of South Walnut Avenue for a report of a bank robbery.  

Officers arrived and learned that a m...

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Posted on: December 22, 2017

Pursuit

George Fuentes

On today’s date (12-22-17), at approximately 5:15am, a New Braunfels Police officer attempted to make a traffic stop on a tan-colored GMC Suburban in the 1100 block of I-35 South (on the frontage road at Walnut Avenue)...

On today’s date (12-22-17), at approximately 5:15am, a New Braunfels Police officer attempted to make a traffic stop on a tan-colored GMC Suburban in the 1100 block of I-35 South (on the frontage road at Walnut Avenue).  The SUV refused...

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Posted on: December 1, 2017

Motorcycle Accident

On today’s date (12-01-17), at approximately 12:40am, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the 2600 block of State Highway 46 South (at Krause Lane) for reports of a motorcycle crash...

On today’s date (12-01-17), at approximately 12:40am, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the 2600 block of State Highway 46 South (at Krause Lane) for reports of a motorcycle crash.

Officers a...

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Posted on: December 1, 2017

NBPD Detains Four Juveniles

On today’s date (12-01-17), at approximately 12:50am, officers were called to the area of South Water Lane and Seascape Lane (in the Morningside Drive/Schmidt Ave. area)...

On today’s date (12-01-17), at approximately 12:50am, officers were called to the area of South Water Lane and Seascape Lane (in the Morningside Drive/Schmidt Ave. area) for a report of several suspicious males dressed in all black that were on ...

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Posted on: November 30, 2017

Possession of Child Pornography

Hermes Estuardo Mendez

The New Braunfels Police Department has arrested a New Braunfels man on a 3rd degree felony charge of Possession of Child Pornography...

The New Braunfels Police Department has arrested a New Braunfels man on a 3rd degree felony charge of Possession of Child Pornography. 

On Aug. 12, 2017, at approximately 9pm, NBPD officers were called to the New Braunfels Wal-Mart location in the...

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Posted on: November 16, 2017

Deployment of Less Lethal Weapons

On today’s date (11-16-17), at approximately 8:45am, officers from the New Braunfels Police Department were dispatched to a residence in the 700 block of...

On today’s date (11-16-17), at approximately 8:45am, officers from the New Braunfels Police Department were dispatched to a residence in the 700 block of Wolfeton Way in the Avery Park Subdivision for a report of a Disturbance in Progress betwee...

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Posted on: November 9, 2017

Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon - Stabbing

On today’s date (11-09-17), at approximately 4:45pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the parking lot of Lowe’s in the 1400 block of I-35 South for a report of a stabbing...

On today’s date (11-09-17), at approximately 4:45pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the parking lot of Lowe’s in the 1400 block of I-35 South for a report of a stabbing. &nb...

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Posted on: November 6, 2017

Major Accident with Injuries

On today’s date, at approximately 10:45am, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department were notified by San Marcos Police of a pursuit that had started in San Marcos and was making its way towards New Braunfels on FM 1101...

On today’s date, at approximately 10:45am, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department were notified by San Marcos Police of a pursuit that had started in San Marcos and was making its way towards New Braunfels on FM 1101. 

The pur...

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Posted on: November 1, 2017

Update: Credit Card Abuse

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An arrest has been made in an ongoing credit card fraud case recently featured by the New Braunfels Police Department...

An arrest has been made in an ongoing credit card fraud case recently featured by the New Braunfels Police Department.

The New Braunfels portion of the investigation began in July 2017 when credit cards were stolen from a locker at a New Braunfels-area wor...

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Posted on: October 29, 2017

Fatality Traffic Crash

On October 29th, 2017 at approximately 23:56 hours, units from the New Braunfels Police Department and New Braunfels Fire Department responded to the 1300 block of Saur Ln...

On October 29th, 2017 at approximately 23:56 hours, units from the New Braunfels Police Department and New Braunfels Fire Department responded to the 1300 block of Saur Ln, in reference to a major motor vehicle crash involving a rollover.

Upon arrival Offi...

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Posted on: October 3, 2017

Credit Card Abuse

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The New Braunfels Police Department is seeking tips from the public on the identity of a man believed to be a suspect in a number of credit card abuse cases...

The New Braunfels Police Department is seeking tips from the public on the identity of a man believed to be a suspect in a number of credit card abuse cases.  Over the last several months, the suspect (pictured in the attached photos) has been us...

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Posted on: September 8, 2017

Temporary Relocation of the New Braunfels Police Department

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As of Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, the New Braunfels Police Department will no longer be located at 1488 S. Seguin Avenue and instead will be temporarily housed at New Braunfels City Hall at 550 Landa Street...

As of Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, the New Braunfels Police Department will no longer be located at 1488 S. Seguin Avenue and instead will be temporarily housed at New Braunfels City Hall at 550 Landa Street.  This temporary move comes following roof ...

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Posted on: August 10, 2017

Operation: Crystal Lake

Multi-Agency Task Force

On Aug. 9, 2017, a combined special task force consisting of members of the D.E.A., the Comal County Metro Narcotics Task Force, the New Braunfels Police Department, the Comal County Sheriff’s Office...

(Comal County, TX)  --  On Aug. 9, 2017, a combined special task force consisting of members of the D.E.A., the Comal County Metro Narcotics Task Force, the New Braunfels Police Department, the Comal County Sheriff’s Office, th...

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Posted on: July 5, 2017

Vehicle vs Pedestrian Fatality

On today’s date (07-05-17), at approximately 12:06am, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the 1100 block of State Hwy 46 South...

On today’s date (07-05-17), at approximately 12:06am, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the 1100 block of State Hwy 46 South for reports of a single vehicle crash followed by a vehicle vs pe...

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Posted on: July 5, 2017

UPDATE: Drowning

The victim from Tuesday’s drowning in the Comal River has been identified...

UPDATE:  The victim from Tuesday’s drowning in the Comal River has been identified as 29-year old Jorge Chapa Gonzalez from Baytown, TX.  Next of kin has been notified.  Although no foul play is suspected, the man&...

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

UPDATE: Homicide

As part of the ongoing investigation into the June 17th, 2017, homicide of 17-year old Conrad Kuntz, detectives with the New Braunfels Police Department have detained an additional suspect...

UPDATE #2: On today’s date (06-21-17), as part of the ongoing investigation into the June 17th, 2017, homicide of 17-year old Conrad Kuntz, detectives with the New Braunfels Police Department have detained an additional suspect. 

A 16-ye...

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Posted on: June 18, 2017

Homicide

On Saturday, June 17th, 2017, at approximately 10:14 pm, the New Braunfels Police Department responded to the 1500 Block of Lahn Road for a report of shots fired and a possible disturbance...

On Saturday, June 17th, 2017, at approximately 10:14 pm, the New Braunfels Police Department responded to the 1500 Block of Lahn Road for a report of shots fired and a possible disturbance.

Officers arrived and located a male subject who was the victim of ...

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Posted on: June 12, 2017

UPDATE: Third Suspect Arrested in Aggravated Robbery Case

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A third suspect has been arrested following the May 19, 2017, Aggravated Robbery of a Walgreens store...

UPDATE:  A third suspect has been arrested following the May 19, 2017, Aggravated Robbery of a Walgreens store in the 1100 block of Bus. 35 South.  On June 8, 2017, an arrest warrant for Aggravated Robbery was obtained by NBPD detectives...

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Posted on: May 20, 2017

UPDATE: Aggravated Robbery

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On today’s date (05-26-17), detectives with the New Braunfels Police Department, with assistance from the US Marshals Service - Lone Star Fugitive Task Force, the GONE Unit, and the Comal County Metro Narcotics Task Force, served an arrest warrant...

UPDATE:  On today’s date (05-26-17), detectives with the New Braunfels Police Department, with assistance from the US Marshals Service - Lone Star Fugitive Task Force, the GONE Unit, and the Comal County Metro Narcotics Task Force, served an arre...

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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 h...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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.

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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.

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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.

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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:

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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: 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...

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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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