Author: Bria Woods

Wharton Police searching for man with numerous warrants

WHARTON, Texas- Wharton Police are searching for a man named Mar-Keith Kearney. You can make an anonymous tip to East Wharton County Crime Stoppers via the P3 App. Any information that leads to an arrest of the suspect can earn…

VC Foundation scholarships reached $1 million for 2018-19 academic year

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria College Foundation provided over $1 million in support for Victoria College students through scholarships for the 2018-19 academic year. The $1,013,484 total was an all-time high and benefitted 1,420 Victoria College students through scholarship support. Scholarship…

VC’s Law Enforcement Academy grads honored during ceremony

VICTORIA, Texas- Nineteen Victoria College Law Enforcement Academy cadets were honored on Dec. 11 at VC’s Emerging Technology Complex for completing the 95th Basic Peace Officer Certification Class. Victoria College President David Hinds welcomed guests to the ceremony. The Victoria…

City of Victoria closures for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

VICTORIA, Texas- All non-emergency offices at the City of Victoria will close Monday (Jan. 20) in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The Victoria Public Library will close at 5 p.m. Monday. Scheduled automated garbage, curbside recycling, yard waste…

Aggravated Robbery suspect arrested

VICTORIA, Texas- Thanks to a collaborative effort between Victoria Police Department’s Investigation Division and Patrol Division, Victoria County Sheriff’s Office Special Crimes Unit and the United States Marshals Gulf Coast Violent Offender and Fugitive Task Force, an offender in the…

Eden Roc Street to close Tuesday

VICTORIA, Texas--A press release from the city of Victoria states that Eden Roc Street between Broadmoor and Bellevue streets will close Tuesday, Jan. 7, to install utilities. The construction is expected to be completed in two days, weather permitting. All…

Water Street to close Tuesday between Moody and Glass streets

VICTORIA, Texas--A press release from the city of Victoria states that Water Street between Moody and Glass streets will close Tuesday for pavement repairs. The roadwork is expected to be completed in one day, weather permitting. All businesses and homes…

Victoria man arrested for Attempted Kidnapping

VICTORIA, Texas--A statement from Victoria Police states that a Victoria man was arrested for the charge of Attempted Kidnapping. A traffic stop was effected at approximately 4:22 p.m. on Friday, in the 700 block of South Moody Street. VPD Detectives,…