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Posted on: October 3, 2022

Sales Tax Received for July

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The City of New Braunfels has announced an overall decrease of approximately $278,978 or 6.8% in sales taxes received in September (for the month of July) compared to the same month last year...

The City of New Braunfels has announced an overall decrease of approximately $278,978 or 6.8% 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 ...

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Media Releases
Posted on: September 28, 2022

NBPD Detains Juvenile Suspect in Connection with NBHS Lockdown Incident

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The New Braunfels Police Department has identified and detained a suspect in connection with the September 8th lockdown of New Braunfels High School...

The New Braunfels Police Department has identified and detained a suspect in connection with the September 8th lockdown of New Braunfels High School. The lockdown was prompted by a tip that that there was a person on campus with a firearm. The nature of t...

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Media Releases
Posted on: September 26, 2022

Bond Advisory Committee Meets to Continue Proposed Project Review Process

2023 Bond Public Input Meeting

Following a series of public input meetings held over the summer on the preliminary designs for proposed projects being considered for a possible May 2023 bond election, the Bond Advisory Committee will meet again to continue the process of narrowing...

Following a series of public input meetings held over the summer on the preliminary designs for proposed projects being considered for a possible May 2023 bond election, the Bond Advisory Committee will meet again to continue the process of narrowing down...

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Media Releases
Posted on: September 16, 2022

City of New Braunfels Comal County Fair Day Holiday Closures

Labor Day Holiday Closures

Many City of New Braunfels facilities will be closed on Friday, September 23rd, 2022, in observance of the Comal County Fair Day holiday...

Many City of New Braunfels facilities will be closed on Friday, September 23rd, 2022, in observance of the Comal County Fair Day holiday. This includes: 

  • City Hall
  • Municipal Court
  • The Public Library (which will also be closed on Saturday 09/24 and S...
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Media Releases
Posted on: September 15, 2022

Open House Public Meeting Set for Castell Avenue Corridor Redesign Plan

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The process for the Castell Avenue Corridor Redesign continues, with an open house public meeting scheduled so that the community can review the proposed preliminary street designs and provide input and feedback on the conceptual plans...

The process for the Castell Avenue Corridor Redesign continues, with an open house public meeting scheduled so that the community can review the proposed preliminary street designs and provide input and feedback on the conceptual plans. This initiative is...

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Media Releases
Posted on: September 2, 2022

Two Upcoming Hiring Events Seek City Solid Waste Operators

Solid Waste and Recycling Hiring 2022

The City of New Braunfels is seeking qualified applicants to join the Solid Waste and Recycling Division team, and two hiring events have been set to interview applicants and immediately hire for a number of vehicle operator positions...

The City of New Braunfels is seeking qualified applicants to join the Solid Waste and Recycling Division team, and two hiring events have been set to interview applicants and immediately hire for a number of vehicle operator positions. The hiring events a...

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Media Releases
Posted on: September 1, 2022

City of New Braunfels Now Accepting Arts & Heritage Grant Applications

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The City of New Braunfels is now accepting applications from tax exempt, non-profit arts and heritage organizations for funds collected through the local Hotel Occupancy Tax...

The City of New Braunfels is now accepting applications from tax exempt, non-profit arts and heritage organizations for funds collected through the local Hotel Occupancy Tax.  By law, the proceeds generated by that tax must be used to advertise a...

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Media Releases
Posted on: August 31, 2022

City to Hold Main Plaza Ceremony Marking Anniversary of September 11 Terrorist Attacks

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On Sunday, September 11th, 2022, the City of New Braunfels will hold a ceremony marking the anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks on New York City, Washington D.C., and Shanksville, Pennsylvania, that killed 2,977 people, including...

On Sunday, September 11th, 2022, the City of New Braunfels will hold a ceremony marking the anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks on New York City, Washington D.C., and Shanksville, Pennsylvania, that killed 2,977 people, including ...

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Media Releases
Posted on: August 31, 2022

Commemorative Bricks Now Available for New Braunfels Veteran’s Memorial

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Ahead of the upcoming Veterans Day holiday, the City of New Braunfels is making commemorative bricks available as a lasting tribute that will forever recognize a veteran’s service to our country...

Ahead of the upcoming Veterans Day holiday, the City of New Braunfels is making commemorative bricks available as a lasting tribute that will forever recognize a veteran’s service to our country. Those bricks are now available for purchase and p...

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Media Releases
Posted on: August 30, 2022

City of New Braunfels Labor Day Holiday Closures

Labor Day Holiday Closures

Many City of New Braunfels facilities will be closed on Monday, September 5th, 2022, in observance of the Labor Day holiday...

Many City of New Braunfels facilities will be closed on Monday, September 5th, 2022, in observance of the Labor Day holiday. This includes: 

  • City Hall
  • Municipal Court
  • The Public Library
  • Parks & Recreation administrative offices
  • Das Rec
  • The Fischer ...
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Media Releases
Posted on: August 26, 2022

Sales Tax Received for May

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The City of New Braunfels has announced an overall decrease of approximately $33,000 or 0.8% in sales taxes received in August (for the month of June) compared to the same month last year...

The City of New Braunfels has announced an overall decrease of approximately $33,000 or 0.8% in sales taxes received in August (for the month of June) compared to the same month last year.  When the various adjustments to the monthly payment are ...

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Media Releases
Posted on: August 16, 2022

Applications Now Underway for City Boards and Commissions with Fall Appointments

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Applications are now being accepted for the City boards and commissions that have Fall appointments...

Applications are now being accepted for the City boards and commissions that have Fall appointments. Applications are due by September 30th, 2022, and appointments under the Fall term will end November 30th each year, with the new appointment beginning on...

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Media Releases
Posted on: July 28, 2022

City Council Approves Klein Road Repair Contract

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New Braunfels City Council has approved a plan that will immediately begin pavement repairs on Klein Road, from Walnut Avenue to FM 1044...

New Braunfels City Council has approved a plan that will immediately begin pavement repairs on Klein Road, from Walnut Avenue to FM 1044. The nearly $2.5 million contract with Lone Star Paving includes a $200,000 contingency and addresses repairs needed f...

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Media Releases
Posted on: July 21, 2022

Sales Tax Received for May

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The City of New Braunfels has announced an overall increase of approximately $684,000 or 20.5% in sales taxes received in July (for the month of May) compared to the same month last year...

The City of New Braunfels has announced an overall increase of approximately $684,000 or 20.5% in sales taxes received in July (for the month of May) compared to the same month last year.  When the various adjustments to the monthly payment are r...

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Media Releases
Posted on: July 20, 2022

Public Input Sought on Proposed 2023 Bond Projects

Upcoming 2023 Bond Meetings

The process for the proposed 2023 Bond Election continues, with a series of public meetings scheduled for the community to review the 22 proposed projects that are currently in preliminary design...

The process for the proposed 2023 Bond Election continues, with a series of public meetings scheduled for the community to review the 22 proposed projects that are currently in preliminary design and to provide input and feedback on those conceptual plans...

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Media Releases
Posted on: July 19, 2022

City of New Braunfels Launches New Website with New Domain Name

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After a more than year-long effort, the City of New Braunfels has launched its new website under the new domain www.newbraunfels.gov...

After a more than year-long effort, the City of New Braunfels has launched its new website under the new domain www.newbraunfels.gov. The newly redesigned website includes a more modern look, streamlined navigation, and a new tool for residents to use to ...

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Media Releases
Posted on: July 15, 2022

NBPD Investigation Leads to Multiple Arrests for Indecent Exposure

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Over the last month, the New Braunfels Police Department Street Crimes Unit has been conducting operations in Landa Park to address complaints of inappropriate activities by individuals in public restrooms...

Over the last month, the New Braunfels Police Department Street Crimes Unit has been conducting operations in Landa Park to address complaints of inappropriate activities by individuals in public restrooms. This investigation is part of continued efforts ...

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Media Releases
Posted on: July 8, 2022

Burglary and Evading Ends in Fatal Traffic Accident

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On today’s date (07-08-2022), at approximately 2:05am, the New Braunfels Police Department was dispatched to the Rivertree subdivision for multiple Burglaries of Motor Vehicles in progress...

On today’s date (07-08-2022), at approximately 2:05am, the New Braunfels Police Department was dispatched to the Rivertree subdivision for multiple Burglaries of Motor Vehicles in progress. The suspect was startled by one of the victims and ran. Witnesses...

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Media Releases
Posted on: July 6, 2022

District 6 Coffee with Your Council Set for July 14th at Fire Station #5

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The next Coffee with Your Council event is set for Thursday, July 14th, 2022, at 9 a.m. at Fire Station #5, located at 1250 West County Line Rd...

The next Coffee with Your Council event is set for Thursday, July 14th, 2022, at 9 a.m. at Fire Station #5, located at 1250 West County Line Rd. Coffee with Your Council gives residents from across the city a chance to meet with members of City Council, a...

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Media Releases
Posted on: July 5, 2022

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 2022/2023 budget cycle, the City’s Public Works Department is seeking...

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Media Releases
Posted on: July 4, 2022

Drowning Investigation on Guadalupe River

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On today’s date (07/04/22), at approximately 5:35pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the 1400 block of Gruene Road along the Guadalupe River...

On today’s date (07/04/22), at approximately 5:35pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the 1400 block of Gruene Road along the Guadalupe River for a report of a possible drowning.

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Media Releases
Posted on: June 28, 2022

Check Presentation Set for Brauntex Theatre Renovation Grant

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The City of New Braunfels and the New Braunfels Economic Development Corporation (NBEDC - 4B Board) will ceremonially present the Brauntex Theatre with a check representing the allocation of $1.2 million approved by City Council...

The City of New Braunfels and the New Braunfels Economic Development Corporation (NBEDC - 4B Board) will ceremonially present the Brauntex Theatre with a check representing the allocation of $1.2 million approved by City Council earlier this year for cont...

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Media Releases
Posted on: June 27, 2022

New Braunfels Main Plaza to Join National Register of Historic Places

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A plaque dedicating the Main Plaza in Downtown New Braunfels as part of the National Register of Historic Places will be unveiled during a ceremony July 4th, 2022...

A plaque dedicating the Main Plaza in Downtown New Braunfels as part of the National Register of Historic Places will be unveiled during a ceremony July 4th, 2022.

The National Historical Commission, in association with the Texas Historical Commission, wil...

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Media Releases
Posted on: June 27, 2022

City of New Braunfels Fourth of July Holiday Closures

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Many City of New Braunfels facilities will be closed on Monday, July 4th, 2022, in observance of the Independence Day holiday...

Many City of New Braunfels facilities will be closed on Monday, July 4th, 2022, in observance of the Independence Day holiday. This includes: 

  • City Hall
  • Municipal Court
  • The Public Library
  • Parks & Recreation administrative offices
  • Solid Waste and R...
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Media Releases
Posted on: June 15, 2022

City Hosting Roadway Impact Fee Public Meeting

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The City of New Braunfels Transportation & Capital Improvements Department is hosting a public meeting on Thursday, June 23rd, 2022, in order to provide information to the community on potential collected fee changes associated with the ...

The City of New Braunfels Transportation & Capital Improvements Department is hosting a public meeting on Thursday, June 23rd, 2022, in order to provide information to the community on potential collected fee changes associated with the Roadway Impact...

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Media Releases
Posted on: June 14, 2022

Sales Tax Received for April

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The City of New Braunfels has announced an overall decrease of approximately $221,000 or 6.1% in sales taxes received in June (for the month of April), compared to the same month last year...

The City of New Braunfels has announced an overall decrease of approximately $221,000 or 6.1% in sales taxes received in June (for the month of April), compared to the same month last year.  When the various adjustments to the monthly payment are...

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Media Releases
Posted on: June 13, 2022

New Braunfels’ Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular

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The annual Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular returns to the skies over Landa Park this Independence Day...

The annual Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular returns to the skies over Landa Park this Independence Day, starting at approximately 9:15pm on Monday, July 4th, 2022, and longtime partner H-E-B is returning as a sponsor for this year’s event.&a...

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Media Releases
Posted on: June 13, 2022

City of New Braunfels Juneteenth Holiday Closures

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Many City of New Braunfels facilities will be closed on Monday, June 20, 2022, in observance of the Juneteenth holiday...

Many City of New Braunfels facilities will be closed on Monday, June 20, 2022, in observance of the Juneteenth holiday. This includes: 

  • City Hall
  • Municipal Court
  • The Public Library
  • Parks & Recreation administrative offices
  • Solid Waste and Recyclin...
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Media Releases
Posted on: May 31, 2022

District 5 Coffee with Your Council Set for June 2nd in Cypress Bend Park

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The next Coffee with Your Council event is set for Thursday, June 2nd, 2022, at 9 a.m. at Cypress Bend Park....

The next Coffee with Your Council event is set for Thursday, June 2nd, 2022, at 9 a.m. at Cypress Bend Park. Coffee with Your Council gives residents from across the city a chance to meet with members of City Council, as well as City Staff, in an informal...

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Media Releases
Posted on: May 23, 2022

City of New Braunfels Memorial Day Holiday Closures

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Many City of New Braunfels facilities will be closed on Monday, May 30th, 2022, in observance of the Memorial Day holiday...

Many City of New Braunfels facilities will be closed on Monday, May 30th, 2022, in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. This includes: 

  • City Hall
  • Municipal Court
  • The Public Library
  • Parks & Recreation administrative offices
  • The Fischer Park Natu...
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Media Releases
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Runoff Election Set for District 1 City Council Seat

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City Council elections for the District 1 seat and the District 2 seat took place on Saturday, May 7th, 2022...

City Council elections for the District 1 seat and the District 2 seat took place on Saturday, May 7th, 2022.

In District 2, Christopher Willis secured the seat with 82% of the vote and will be sworn in at the regular City Council meeting on May 23.

In Dist...

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Media Releases
Posted on: May 10, 2022

City Opens Applications for American Rescue Plan (ARPA) Funding for Local Non-Profit Agencies

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The City of New Braunfels is now accepting applications from local non-profit agencies for American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds allocated to New Braunfels from the U.S. Department of Treasury...

The City of New Braunfels is now accepting applications from local non-profit agencies for American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds allocated to New Braunfels from the U.S. Department of Treasury. Applications are now available online for agencies to apply f...
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Media Releases
Posted on: May 4, 2022

City Continues Seeking Feedback on Code Assessment Report

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The City of New Braunfels is continuing the process of updating local development-related ordinances, and continues to seek input from the public throughout that process...

The City of New Braunfels is continuing the process of updating local development-related ordinances, and continues to seek input from the public throughout that process. The Land Development Ordinance project, or LDO, is a year and a half long effort to ...

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Media Releases
Posted on: May 4, 2022

Seasonal Employment Shortage Prompts City to Prioritize Summer Programs

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Like many organizations nationwide, the City of New Braunfels is experiencing difficulties in hiring, particularly for seasonal positions like lifeguards, camp counselors, and park rangers...

Like many organizations nationwide, the City of New Braunfels is experiencing difficulties in hiring, particularly for seasonal positions like lifeguards, camp counselors, and park rangers. Those continued shortages are now prompting the City to prioritiz...

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Media Releases
Posted on: May 4, 2022

Seasonal Employment Shortage Prompts City to Prioritize Summer Programs

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Like many organizations nationwide, the City of New Braunfels is experiencing difficulties in hiring, particularly for seasonal positions like lifeguards, camp counselors, and park rangers...

Like many organizations nationwide, the City of New Braunfels is experiencing difficulties in hiring, particularly for seasonal positions like lifeguards, camp counselors, and park rangers. Those continued shortages are now prompting the City to prioritiz...

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Media Releases
Posted on: April 25, 2022

Union Pacific Repairs Prompt Emergency Closure of San Antonio St. Railroad Crossing

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Union Pacific Railroad has notified the City of New Braunfels that they have discovered a failure underneath the railroad tracks at the San Antonio St. crossing...

Union Pacific Railroad has notified the City of New Braunfels that they have discovered a failure underneath the railroad tracks at the San Antonio St. crossing.

In order to perform emergency repairs to the crossing, Union Pacific will temporarily close Sa...

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Media Releases
Posted on: April 22, 2022

City Expands Lifeguard Hiring to Include 15 Year Olds – Hiring Event Set for April 30th

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In response to a continued shortage in staffing for seasonal workers, the City of New Braunfels is expanding its hiring practices for lifeguards at City aquatic facilities to include 15-year olds...

In response to a continued shortage in staffing for seasonal workers, the City of New Braunfels is expanding its hiring practices for lifeguards at City aquatic facilities to include 15-year olds. Additionally, an On-The-Spot Hiring Event will be held on ...

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Media Releases
Posted on: April 14, 2022

Wein and Saengerfest Returns to Downtown New Braunfels May 7th

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The 19th Annual Wein and Saengerfest celebration returns to downtown New Braunfels on Saturday, May 7th, 2022...

The 19th Annual Wein and Saengerfest celebration returns to downtown New Braunfels on Saturday, May 7th, 2022. Local residents and visitors are invited to wander the shops of historic downtown New Braunfels while listening to live music, sampling wine and...

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Posted on: April 14, 2022

Fischer Park Playgrounds Temporarily Closed April 18 – May 9

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The large and small playground structures at Fischer Park will be temporarily closed from April 18th – May 9th...

The large and small playground structures at Fischer Park will be temporarily closed from April 18th – May 9th as contractors work to replace the park’s existing play structures. The City’s contractor, Fun Abounds, will be re...

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Media Releases
Posted on: April 13, 2022

2022 New Braunfels Community Survey Now Available Online

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The open participation portion of the 2022 New Braunfels Community Survey is now available online.

Citizens are asked to provide feedback on quality of life, livability in the community, economic health, safety, transportation, and City services such as police, fire, roads, parks, libraries, and other government functions. The survey is open to all res...

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Media Releases
Posted on: April 11, 2022

City of New Braunfels Founders Day Holiday Closures

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Many City of New Braunfels facilities will be closed on Friday, April 15, 2022, in observance of the Founders Day holiday.

This includes:

  • City Hall
  • Municipal Court
  • The Public Library
  • Parks & Recreation administrative offices
  • The Fischer Park Nature Center
  • Solid Waste and Recycling administrative offices
  • The Westside Community Center

There are no changes to residential and commerc...

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Media Releases
Posted on: April 5, 2022

Applications Now Available for Downtown TIRZ Board

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Applications are now available for those willing to serve on the Advisory Board for the city’s third Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone (TIRZ)...

Applications are now available for those willing to serve on the Advisory Board for the city’s third Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone (TIRZ). In 2021, New Braunfels City Council approved the creation of TIRZ #3, which encompasses downtown New Bra...

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Media Releases
Posted on: March 30, 2022

New Braunfels Joins National Challenge for Water Conservation

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New Braunfels Mayor Rusty Brockman is joining other mayors from across the country in the National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation...

(New Braunfels, TX – March 29, 2022) New Braunfels Mayor Rusty Brockman is joining other mayors from across the country in the National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation, which asks residents to make a long-term commitment to reduce pollution and m...

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Media Releases
Posted on: March 22, 2022

New Braunfels Kicks Off Citywide Mobile Data Collection Project for City Streets

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The City of New Braunfels has kicked off a project to inventory the condition of all roads maintained by the City.

To accomplish this, the City retained the services of Roadway Asset Services, LLC (RAS) based out of Austin. RAS is a nationwide firm and provides professional asset management and mobile data collection services to local and state government agencies. &a...

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Media Releases
Posted on: March 18, 2022

Ruy Lozano Selected as City of New Braunfels Fire Chief

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The City of New Braunfels is announcing the selection of Ruy Lozano as the new Fire Chief for the New Braunfels Fire Department.

Lozano’s selection comes following a nationwide search by the City, assisted by Strategic Government Resources (SGR), an executive recruitment firm based in Keller, Texas. A field of 34 candidates was narrowed down to two finalists who visited N...

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Media Releases
Posted on: March 10, 2022

New Braunfels Community Survey Hits Local Mailboxes this Week

The New Braunfels Community Survey begins this week with 6,000 residents set to receive an invitation by postal mail to complete the survey.

New Braunfels has completed this survey five previous times – in 2012, 2014, 2017, and 2019. 

This scientific survey is part of the National Community Survey, which is developed and provided by the National Research Center at Polco and t...

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Media Releases
Posted on: March 4, 2022

City of New Braunfels Announces Fire Chief Finalists

After a nationwide search, the City of New Braunfels has announced that two finalists have been selected in the search for a Fire Chief.

The City was assisted in this search by Strategic Government Resources (SGR), an executive recruitment firm based in Keller, Texas, which conducted an extensive search that resulted in an impressive pool of diverse and qualified candidates.  

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Media Releases
Posted on: February 28, 2022

Bond Advisory Committee Seeking Public Input on Proposed Projects

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The City of New Braunfels Bond Advisory Committee will hold a public input meeting on Monday, March 7th, 2022, at 6:00pm at the New Braunfels Civic and Convention Center.

This meeting is an opportunity for the Committee to gather feedback from residents on the proposed projects under consideration, or to request other projects, in a proposed bond election in 2023.  

The Bond Advisory Committee is tasked with identi...

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Media Releases
Posted on: February 25, 2022

Applications Now Underway for City Boards and Commissions with Spring Appointments

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Applications are now being accepted for the City boards and commissions that have Spring appointments.

Applications are due by March 31st, 2022, and appointments under the Spring term will end May 31steach year, with the new appointment beginning on June 1st.  Here are the committees that are currently accepting applications:

  • Airport Advisory Board...
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Media Releases
Posted on: February 3, 2022

City of New Braunfels Continues Most Winter Weather Closures on Friday

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Continuing winter weather conditions across South Central Texas have prompted the City of New Braunfels to continue closures of many city facilities on Friday (02/04).

Forecasters with the National Weather Service expect freezing conditions to continue overnight Thursday into Friday, creating the potential for icy conditions on some roads and bridges in the area. Gusty winds overnight tonight will also lead to wind chil...

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Media Releases
Posted on: February 2, 2022

New Braunfels Prepares for Winter Weather – Non-Essential City Facilities to Close on Thursday

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An increasing confidence for winter weather conditions across South Central Texas has led the National Weather Service to issue a Winter Storm Warning for Comal County, including the City of New Braunfels.

Forecasters are predicting bitterly cold temperatures through Saturday with the possibility of as much as a quarter of an inch of ice accumulation on Thursday. In preparation for these winter weather conditions, the City of New Braunfels is taking several...

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Media Releases
Posted on: January 25, 2022

Survey Deadline Approaching for City’s Unified Development Code Project

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The deadline for the first of several surveys in the City of New Braunfels’ Unified Development Code Project is approaching, with the last day to take the survey set for January 31st, 2022.

Residents are invited to participate in this public process that will consolidate and streamline the various rules and regulations property owners follow when developing or building on their property. Branded as the Land Development Ordinance (LDO), this ...

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Media Releases
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday Closures

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Many City of New Braunfels facilities will be closed on Monday, January 17, 2022, in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday.

This includes: 

  • City Hall
  • Municipal Court
  • The Public Library
  • Parks & Recreation administrative offices
  • The Fischer Park Nature Center
  • Solid Waste and Recycling administrative offices
  • The City Recycling Center
  • The Westside Community Center

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Media Releases
Posted on: January 5, 2022

Curative Temporarily Closes COVID-19 Testing Site at New Braunfels City Hall

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On Wednesday, January 5th, 2022, Curative Labs informed the City of New Braunfels that the COVID-19 testing site located in the parking lot of City Hall will close temporarily, effective immediately and until further notice.

COVID-19 testing is still available at many locations in New Braunfels including doctor’s offices and local pharmacies.  

The City signed a contract with Curative Labs in April 2021 to provide free testing in the parking lot of City Hall...

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Media Releases
Posted on: December 15, 2021

Christmas & New Year’s Holiday Closures

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

Many City of New Braunfels facilities, including City Hall, Municipal Court, the Library, Parks & Recreation administrative offices, Solid Waste and Recycling administrative offices, the City Recycle Center, and the Westside Community Center will be c...

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Media Releases
Posted on: December 8, 2021

City Kicks Off Unified Development Code

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The City of New Braunfels has launched an update to the city’s land development-related ordinances, a process that will consolidate and streamline the various rules and regulations property owners follow when developing or building on their property.

Branded as the Land Development Ordinance (LDO), this update was a recommendation from residents coming out of the 2018 Envision New Braunfels Comprehensive Plan and will consolidate four land development-related ordinances into a unified code. Those four...

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Media Releases
Posted on: December 6, 2021

City Selects Sandy Paulos as Director of Finance

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The City of New Braunfels is announcing the selection of Sandy Paulos as the City’s next Director of Finance...

The City of New Braunfels is announcing the selection of Sandy Paulos as the City’s next Director of Finance. Paulos, who has been the Assistant Director of Finance since 2018, takes over the position for Jared Werner, who was recently promoted ...

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Media Releases
Posted on: November 24, 2021

Sales Tax Received for September

The City of New Braunfels has announced an overall increase of approximately $915,000 or 29.1% in sales taxes received in November (for the month of September) compared to the same month last year...

The City of New Braunfels has announced an overall increase of approximately $915,000 or 29.1% 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 pay...

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Media Releases
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Thanksgiving Holiday Closures

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

Many City of New Braunfels facilities, including City Hall, Municipal Court, the Library, Parks & Recreation administrative offices, Solid Waste and Recycling administrative offices, the City Recycle Center, and the Westside Community Center will be c...

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Media Releases
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Wassailfest Returns to Downtown New Braunfels

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The City of New Braunfels is excited to once again partner with the New Braunfels Downtown Association for the return of Wassailfest!

The annual event is set for December 2nd, 2021, in downtown from 6pm to 8:45pm, followed by a free concert from 8:45pm to 10pm hosted by the New Braunfels Jaycees.

Beyond the traditional Wassailstops, this year’s event will feature non-profit foo...

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Media Releases
Posted on: November 15, 2021

City Selects Next Assistant City Manager and Creates Department of Transportation and Capital Improv

The City of New Braunfels is announcing the selection of Jared Werner as the City’s newest Assistant City Manager and Garry Ford as the Director of the newly created Transportation and Capital Improvements Department.

Werner is replacing Kristi Aday, who left her position after nearly eight years with the City to move to Plainview, Texas, to be closer to family.

Werner began his career with the City in 2007 when he served as an intern in the Parks and Recreation Departm...

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Media Releases
Posted on: November 3, 2021

Downtown Holiday Lighting and Santa’s Arrival

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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!

The official downtown lighting event is set for Friday, November 19th, 2021, and is made possible thanks to the longstanding partnerships between the City of New Braunfels, Comal County, New Braunfels Utilities, the New Braunfels Downtown Association, and...

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Media Releases
Posted on: November 1, 2021

Open House Meeting Scheduled for Goodwin Lane/Conrads Lane Improvement Project

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The City of New Braunfels has scheduled an open house-style public meeting to inform residents about the upcoming Goodwin Lane/Conrads Lane Improvement Project,

which was approved by voters during the 2019 Bond Election. This come-and-go Open House meeting to learn more about this project is set for November 15th, 2021, from 5:30 to 7:30pm at the NBU Service Center located at 355 FM 306.

This $21.4 million project...

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Media Releases
Posted on: October 29, 2021

City Announces Departure of Kristi Aday as Assistant City Manager

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The City of New Braunfels is announcing the departure of Assistant City Manager Kristi Aday, which ends her nearly 8 year tenure with the City.

Aday shared the news with New Braunfels City Council and City employees in mid-October, announcing that she would be leaving New Braunfels to move back to her hometown of Plainview, Texas, where she will be near her family.

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Media Releases
Posted on: October 21, 2021

New Braunfels Downtown Spooktacular Returns with Trick-or-Treating and Virtual Costume Contest

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The New Braunfels Downtown Spooktacular returns this year, offering safe Trick-or-Treating for kids and a virtual Costume Contest for all ages!

This year’s event will be held on Thursday, October 28th, 2021, from 5pm to 6:30pm on the streets of downtown New Braunfels. More than a dozen downtown businesses, as well as the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Departm...

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Media Releases
Posted on: October 20, 2021

Fischer Park Selected as a Winner of 2021 Niagara Perk Your Park Contest

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Fischer Park in New Braunfels has been selected as one of two winning projects in the 2021 Niagara Perk Your Park Contest from Niagara Bottling in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA).

The Perk Your Park Contest is part of the Niagara Perk Your Park Project, an initiative that focuses on park and community space revitalization across the country. The improvements to Fischer Park will allow the general public direct access to the park&am...

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Media Releases
Posted on: October 19, 2021

City Seeks Public Input on Capital Improvement Plan Through Online Survey

The City of New Braunfels is seeking input from the public on projects they would like included in the city’s next Capital Improvement Plan (CIP)

,which guides the city’s priorities on which infrastructure projects to undertake in the coming years. Used as a planning tool and budget document, the CIP outlines the City’s plan to design and build new facilities and infrastructure ...

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Media Releases
Posted on: October 18, 2021

UPDATE: Access to Recreation on Comal River Reopens

Effective immediately (10-16-21), access to the Comal River in New Braunfels for recreation is open.

As of this release, the Comal River flow is at approximately 320cfs. Debris has been cleaned up by city staff and the clarity of the water on the Comal River is returning to normal. However, river-goers should still be cautious about debris that may not b...

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Media Releases
Posted on: October 15, 2021

UPDATE: Access to Recreation on Comal River Remains Closed – Guadalupe River Access Reopens

Due to the ongoing cleanup of debris from recent thunderstorms, access to the Comal River in New Braunfels remains closed.

As of this release, the Comal River flow is at approximately 400cfs and water clarity remains poor. City staff have been working throughout the day to clean up debris like tree branches, mud, rocks, and other items that washed downstream. River access to ...

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Media Releases
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Temporary Closure of Access to Comal River and Guadalupe River in New Braunfels

Effective immediately by order of the Chief of Police, access to the Comal River in New Braunfels and the portion of the Guadalupe River inside the city limits of New Braunfels is temporarily closed...

Heavy rains have caused an increased flow of water in the Comal River, with the current river flow (as of this release) measuring 3680cfs, with poor water clarity, swift moving water, and debris.

Additionally, the heavy rains have also caused an increased ...

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Media Releases
Posted on: October 12, 2021

City Seeking Applications for 2023 Bond Advisory Committee

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The City of New Braunfels is seeking members of the public to serve on the 2023 Bond Advisory Committee (BAC).

This 24-member committee will work with City Administration, Finance, and Public Works staff to provide City Council with a prioritized list of projects to be considered for a proposed Bond Election in May of 2023. 

The Committee will feature:

  • A no...
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Media Releases
Posted on: October 11, 2021

New Braunfels Celebrates Community Arbor Day

The New Braunfels Community Arbor Day for 2021 is set for Saturday, October 16th, 2021, from 9am until 12pm, along Playground Drive in Landa Park.

The event features activities for kids and information booths related to native plants, recycling, and watershed development, as well as giveaways, including the popular free tree giveaway. 

The New Braunfels Native Plant Society, the New Braunfel...

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Media Releases
Posted on: September 2, 2021

Public Input Meeting for Alligator Creek Trail Preliminary Design

The City of New Braunfels will be hosting a public input meeting to go over the preliminary designs for the proposed Alligator Creek Trail...

The City of New Braunfels will be hosting a public input meeting to go over the preliminary designs for the proposed Alligator Creek Trail. That meeting is set for September 15th, 2021, from 6:00 to 8:00pm at the NBU Service Center located at 355 FM 306.&...

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Media Releases
Posted on: July 29, 2021

NBFD Now Offering Free Year-Round Medication Disposal Program

The New Braunfels Fire Department is now offering a free, year-round medication disposal program, funded by a grant from Texas Health and Human Services...

The New Braunfels Fire Department is now offering a free, year-round medication disposal program, funded by a grant from Texas Health and Human Services in cooperation with The Premier Center at the University of Houston. The program, which uses the SUDS ...

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Media Releases
Posted on: July 27, 2021

City of New Braunfels Recognized with Triple Crown Award for Financial Reporting

The City of New Braunfels was recently recognized with the Triple Crown Award for FY 2019 from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA)...

The City of New Braunfels was recently recognized with the Triple Crown Award for FY 2019 from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA). This organization advances excellence in government finance by providing bes...

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Media Releases
Posted on: May 20, 2021

UPDATE: Comal River Reopens for Recreation

Effective at 9am today (05-20-21), the Comal River in New Braunfels will reopen for all recreation...

Effective at 9am today (05-20-21), the Comal River in New Braunfels will reopen for all recreation. As of this release, the Comal River flow is at approximately 284cfs. Minor amounts of debris are being cleaned up by city staff and the clarity of the wate...

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Media Releases
Posted on: March 3, 2021

New Braunfels Public Library Recognized for Outstanding Service

The New Braunfels Public Library has received the Achievement of Excellence in Libraries award from the Texas Municipal Library Director’s Association for demonstrating consistent excellence and outstanding contributions to public library servic...

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Media Releases
Posted on: December 28, 2020

Governor’s Order Requires Bars to Close and Other Businesses to Reduce Capacity in New Braunfels

On December 27, 2020, Mayor Rusty Brockman received notice from the Texas Department of State Health Services that Trauma Service Area P, which includes the City of New Braunfels...

On December 27, 2020, Mayor Rusty Brockman received notice from the Texas Department of State Health Services that Trauma Service Area P, which includes the City of New Braunfels, now meets the definition of an area with a high COVID-19 hospitalization ra...

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Media Releases

News Flash

Posted on: September 8, 2022

Vehicle vs. Pedestrian Fatality Traffic Accident

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On September 7, 2022, at approximately 8:45pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the area of State Highway 46 South at Krause Lane for a report of a vehicle versus pedestrian traffic accident...

On September 7, 2022, at approximately 8:45pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the area of State Highway 46 South at Krause Lane for a report of a vehicle versus pedestrian traffic accident.

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Drowning Investigation on Guadalupe River

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On May 14, 2022, at approximately 6:05pm, New Braunfels Police and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the banks of the Guadalupe River...

On May 14, 2022, at approximately 6:05pm, New Braunfels Police and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the banks of the Guadalupe River in the 1400 block of Gruene Road for a report of a possible drowning.

First responders arrived to find that...

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: March 14, 2022

Fatality Traffic Accident on FM 725

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On today’s date (03-14-22), at approximately 3:30pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the intersection of FM 725 and West Zipp Road...

 On today’s date (03-14-22), at approximately 3:30pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the intersection of FM 725 and West Zipp Road for a major traffic accident involving a dump truck and a...

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: February 6, 2022

Officer Involved Shooting Incident

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On today’s date (02-06-22), at approximately 5:00am, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department were called to the 200 block of Redbud Lane for a report of a suspicious person causing multiple disturbances...

On today’s date (02-06-22), at approximately 5:00am, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department were called to the 200 block of Redbud Lane for a report of a suspicious person causing multiple disturbances. Officers were able to locate a male suspe...

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: February 3, 2022

Fatality Traffic Accident on Hwy 46 South

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On today’s date (02-03-22), at approximately 2:25pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the 800 block of Hwy 46 South...

On today’s date (02-03-22), at approximately 2:25pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the 800 block of Hwy 46 South at River Tree Dr. for reports of a single vehicle traffic accident. Officers and pa...

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: January 28, 2022

Fatality Motor Vehicle Accident

On January 27, 2022, at approximately 9:57pm, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department and paramedics with the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the 600 block of North Business I-35 for a report of a major motor vehicle accident...

On January 27, 2022, at approximately 9:57pm, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department and paramedics with the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the 600 block of North Business I-35 for a report of a major motor vehicle accident.

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Update on Vandalism at Comal County Democratic Party Headquarters

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A suspect in the Jan 11, 2022, vandalism of the Comal County Democratic Party Headquarters on West San Antonio St. has been identified and a warrant has been issued for her arrest...

A suspect in the Jan 11, 2022, vandalism of the Comal County Democratic Party Headquarters on West San Antonio St. has been identified and a warrant has been issued for her arrest.

On Jan. 12, 2022, at approximately 4pm, officers responded to the area of G...

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Posted on: December 3, 2021

NBPD Street Crimes Unit Seizes Drugs, Cash, and Makes One Arrest

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On today’s date (Dec. 3rd, 2021), members of the New Braunfels Police Department’s Street Crimes Unit (SCU), along with members of NBPD’s SWAT Team and the FBI Safe Streets Task Force, executed a search warrant...

On today’s date (Dec. 3rd, 2021), members of the New Braunfels Police Department’s Street Crimes Unit (SCU), along with members of NBPD’s SWAT Team and the FBI Safe Streets Task Force, executed a search warrant at a residence...

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: October 27, 2021

Homicide Investigation

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On October 26th, 2021, at approximately 10:30pm, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department were called to the intersection of North Live Oak Avenue and West Mill Street for a report of shots fired...

On October 26th, 2021, at approximately 10:30pm, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department were called to the intersection of North Live Oak Avenue and West Mill Street for a report of shots fired. Officers arrived and found a male holding a handg...

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: September 16, 2021

Update: Officer Involved Shooting Investigation

The officer involved shooting incident that occurred on Sept. 15, 2021, at approximately 12:45pm, in the 200 block of Business 35 South remains an ongoing investigation by the Texas Rangers...

The officer involved shooting incident that occurred on Sept. 15, 2021, at approximately 12:45pm, in the 200 block of Business 35 South remains an ongoing investigation by the Texas Rangers, who are routinely called in to independently investigate shootin...

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: September 11, 2021

UPDATE: Suspect in Fatality Hit and Run Arrested

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UPDATE: A suspect from Saturday’s fatality hit and run accident on I-35 has been arrested...

UPDATE: A suspect from Saturday’s fatality hit and run accident on I-35 has been arrested. Thanks to tips from the public as well as the investigation by officers at the scene, the vehicle that struck and killed the pedestrian truck driver was l...

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: August 17, 2021

Suspect Arrested on Three Counts of Aggravated Robbery; Other Charges

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On Aug. 16th, 2021, at approximately 7:15pm, the New Braunfels Police Department responded to H-E-B Plus, located in the 2900 block of I-35 North, for a report of an armed robbery that had occurred in the parking lot...

On Aug. 16th, 2021, at approximately 7:15pm, the New Braunfels Police Department responded to H-E-B Plus, located in the 2900 block of I-35 North, for a report of an armed robbery that had occurred in the parking lot where a male suspect pointed a handgun...

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: July 2, 2021

Accidental Drowning on Comal River

On today’s date (07-02-21), at approximately 3:15pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the area of the New Braunfels Tube Chute on the Comal River...

On today’s date (07-02-21), at approximately 3:15pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the area of the New Braunfels Tube Chute on the Comal River for a report of a man who had gone under th...

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: June 24, 2021

Statement Regarding Alleged Attempted Kidnapping Incident

Since June 11th, 2021, the New Braunfels Police Department has been investigating claims...

Since June 11th, 2021, the New Braunfels Police Department has been investigating claims that a man and a woman attempted to pick up two children from a summer camp at Fischer Park. The claim indicated that the pair had printed fake parent pickup forms an...

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: May 2, 2021

Update: Comal River Reopens for Recreation

Effective at 12pm today (05-02-21), the Comal River in New Braunfels will reopen for all recreation...

Effective at 12pm today (05-02-21), the Comal River in New Braunfels will reopen for all recreation.  As of this release, the Comal River flow is at 325cfs.  Minor amounts of debris are being cleaned up by city staff and the clarity of t...

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: May 1, 2021

Heavy Rains Prompt Temporary Closure of Comal River

Heavy rains have caused an increased flow of water in the Comal River, with the current river flow (as of this release) measuring 990cfs with poor water clarity and water flowing over the Tube Chute Dam...

Heavy rains have caused an increased flow of water in the Comal River, with the current river flow (as of this release) measuring 990cfs with poor water clarity and water flowing over the Tube Chute Dam.   

Therefore, by order of the New ...

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: April 29, 2021

Fatality Motorcycle Accident

On today’s date (04-29-21), at approximately 4:35pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the 1800 block of Heather Glen Drive for a report of a single-vehicle motorcycle accident...

On today’s date (04-29-21), at approximately 4:35pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the 1800 block of Heather Glen Drive for a report of a single-vehicle motorcycle accident.

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: April 26, 2021

Fatality Traffic Accident

On today’s date (04-26-21), at approximately 7:20am, the New Braunfels Police Department and New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the 5200 block of I-35 North (southbound frontage road) for a report of a single vehicle accident...

On today’s date (04-26-21), at approximately 7:20am, the New Braunfels Police Department and New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the 5200 block of I-35 North (southbound frontage road) for a report of a single vehicle accident. ...

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: April 21, 2021

Fatality Traffic Accident

On Tuesday, April 20, 2021, at approximately 1:45pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the 2900 block of I-35 North (northbound main lanes) for reports of a major motor vehicle accident...

On Tuesday, April 20, 2021, at approximately 1:45pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the 2900 block of I-35 North (northbound main lanes) for reports of a major motor vehicle accident.  

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Motorcycle Accident Fatality Investigation

On today’s date (04-08-21) at approximately 5:45pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the intersection of Hwy 46 West at Oak Run Point for reports of a motorcycle accident...

On today’s date (04-08-21) at approximately 5:45pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the intersection of Hwy 46 West at Oak Run Point for reports of a motorcycle accident. 

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: March 1, 2021

Vehicle Versus Pedestrian Fatality Traffic Accident

On today’s date (03-01-21), at approximately 8:15pm, the New Braunfels Police Department was called to the 1900 block of I-35 North...

On today’s date (03-01-21), at approximately 8:15pm, the New Braunfels Police Department was called to the 1900 block of I-35 North, between the North Business 35 overpass and the FM 306 overpass, for reports of a person who had been struck by m...

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: February 2, 2021

NBPD Investigating Pair of Robberies

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The New Braunfels Police Department is investigating a pair of overnight convenience store robberies and are seeking tips from the public...

The New Braunfels Police Department is investigating a pair of overnight convenience store robberies and are seeking tips from the public about the identity of the suspect. 

On today’s date (02-02-21), at approximately 12:55am, officers ...

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Posted on: January 26, 2021

10 Years Later: Investigation into Disappearance of Joshua Davis Jr. Continues

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February 4th, 2021, will mark the 10th anniversary of the disappearance of Joshua Davis Jr...

February 4th, 2021, will mark the 10th anniversary of the disappearance of Joshua Davis Jr., the 18-month old child that went missing from his New Braunfels home and has not been seen since. Despite freezing temperatures with light snow and ice covering t...

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: December 30, 2020

Fatality Traffic Accident

On December 29th, 2020, at approximately 11:45pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department responded to the intersection of South Business 35 and McQueeney Road for a report of a single vehicle rollover accident...

On December 29th, 2020, at approximately 11:45pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department responded to the intersection of South Business 35 and McQueeney Road for a report of a single vehicle rollover accident.

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New Braunfels Police Department
Posted on: December 17, 2020

Homicide/Suicide Investigation

On today’s date (12-17-20), at approximately 9:55am, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the 500 block of Wilderness Way for a report of a possible gunshot victim...

On today’s date (12-17-20), at approximately 9:55am, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the 500 block of Wilderness Way for a report of a possible gunshot victim. Officers arrived on scene an...

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New Braunfels Police Department
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

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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.

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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

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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

Joseph Austin Jr. booking photo

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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New Braunfels Police Department
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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New Braunfels Police Department
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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New Braunfels Police Department
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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New Braunfels Police Department
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.

Officers arrived and found that 3 adult males had...

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New Braunfels Police Department
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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New Braunfels Police Department
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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New Braunfels Police Department
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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New Braunfels Police Department
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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New Braunfels Police Department
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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New Braunfels Police Department
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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New Braunfels Police Department
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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New Braunfels Police Department
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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New Braunfels Police Department
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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New Braunfels Police Department
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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New Braunfels Police Department
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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New Braunfels Police Department
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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New Braunfels Police Department
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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New Braunfels Police Department
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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New Braunfels Police Department
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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New Braunfels Police Department
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. 

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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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New Braunfels Police Department
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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New Braunfels Police Department
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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New Braunfels Police Department
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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New Braunfels Police Department
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.

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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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New Braunfels Police Department
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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New Braunfels Police Department
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

Adewale Vaughan DL

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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News Flash

Posted on: June 16, 2022

Engineered Details

Purpose:

To clarify when engineered details for monument signs or pole signage are required.

Scope:

IBC Section H105.1 Signs shall be designed and constructed to comply with theprovisions of this code for use of materials, loads and stresses.

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Planning Department - Customer Bulletins
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Use of transmittal forms

Purpose: To establish a more customer-focused process to better track materials delivered to the Planning and Community Development Department.

Scope:  All materials delivered to the Planning and Community Development Department, associat...

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Planning Department - Customer Bulletins
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Park Land Dedication and Development Ordinance

Purpose:

To communicate the enforcement  of the City Code: Chapter 118, Article V: Park Land Section 118-62 Parkland Development Fee and Section 118-63 - Credit against park land dedication.

Scope & Effective Date:

All subdivisions applications ...

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Planning Department - Customer Bulletins
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Updates Related to Engineering Standards and Development

Purpose: To provide updates related to Engineering Standards and Development.

1. Curb Ramp Standards. The curb ramp standards have been updated to include ramp placement and new detectable warning surface details. Detectable warning pavers are no ...

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Planning Department - Customer Bulletins
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Updated Subdivision Plat Applications

Purpose: To provide updated and improved subdivision plat application forms based on recentcode amendments and to improve timely processing of plat...Read on...

Planning Department - Customer Bulletins
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Park Land Dedication and Development Ordinance 2018-33

Purpose: To communicate the effective date of the Park Land Dedication Ordinance (2018-33) and summarizerequirements.

Effective Date: The effective date is Monday, August 13, 2018.

Explanation: On May 25, 2018 the City Council passed a new...

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Planning Department - Customer Bulletins
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Parkland Dedication and Development Ordinance 2018-33

Purpose: To communicate the effective date of the Parkland Dedication Ordinance year 2 and year 3 feephase-ins. 

Background:

On May 14, 2018, the City of New Braunfels modernized its Parkland Dedication Ordinance. City Council adopted the new ordin...

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Planning Department - Customer Bulletins
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Alternate Method Request Procedures

Purpose:

This bulletin is to provide information on alternate method requests of design, materials, or construction for customers who are required to obtain building permits in the City of New Braunfels. This process is inaccordance with section 1...

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Planning Department - Customer Bulletins
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Scale of plats

Purpose:    To allow the scale of a plat to be smaller than 1”=100’ (e.g. 1”=200’) if the platremains legible.

Scope:        Section 118-21(c) of the Subdivision ...

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Planning Department - Customer Bulletins
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Acceptance of Plat Application Submittals Through Dropbox

Purpose:

To allow plat applications to be submitted digitally through Dropbox. In order to comply with CDC guide...

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Planning Department - Customer Bulletins
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Reminder - Park Development Fee changes take effect March 28, 2021

Purpose:

To communicate the effective date of the Park Land Ordinance Year 3 development fees. (Ordinance 2018-33)

 

Explanation:

In May 2018, the City of New Braunfels modernized its Park Land Ordinance and adopted new procedures and fees. At the ti...

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Planning Department - Customer Bulletins
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Building Move Permits

Purpose:

This bulletin is to provide information on Building Move Permits for existing buildings,it is not applicable to manufactured homes as defined by the International ResidentialCode (IRC), or pre-manufactured buildings that...

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Planning Department - Customer Bulletins
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Certificate of Alteration Procedures

Purpose:

The purpose of this bulletin is to inform applicants of the required process for obtaining a Certificate ofAlteration (C of A). This process is in accordance with Chapter 66 of the New ...

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Planning Department - Customer Bulletins
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Engineer’s Foundation Inspection Letters

Purpose:

This bulletin is to provide information on Engineer’s Foundation Inspection Letters for residential home building contractors. This bulletin is to outline a process change that the Building Safety Division is implementing after discussion...

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Planning Department - Customer Bulletins

News Flash