Fayette County Sheriff's Office: Suspected undocumented immigrants flee from vehicle after stop
The incident began near Flatonia in Fayette County and ended after a lengthy pursuit into Gonzales County.
Fayette County deputy finds marijuana, cocaine in SUV stuck with flat tire: Sheriff
A Fayette County deputy had stopped for a welfare check on a vehicle with a flat tire when he noticed the smell of marijuana coming from the vehicle, says the sheriff's office.
Austin Home + Garden Show features HGTV's 'Junk Gypsies' this weekend
The Austin Home and Garden Show is back this weekend featuring innovative products and experts under one roof. This year, guests will hear from the ever-popular sisters from HGTV's Junk Gypsies.
Deputies looking for owner of stolen item after suspect's arrest in Fayette County
Police and deputies have arrested a suspect accused of stealing items from a business in La Grange and now they're hoping to identify other victims.
Central Texas communities ring in holiday season with lights, carols
From Christmas parades in Round Top and Pflugerville to Christmas carols in Downtown Austin, here's a look at some of the festive fun from this weekend.
Local officials offer tips after numerous reports of scam calls
The Fayette County Sheriff's Office says people have reported numerous spam phone calls from people claiming to be with Medicare, the IRS, or other agencies.
Ecstasy pills, other drugs found in Fritos bag, confiscated in Fayette County
A man is arrested after Fayette County investigators found 96 ecstasy pills, packets of THC gummies and edibles, and marijuana when executing a search warrant. Some drugs were found hidden in a Fritos bag.
Casa Blanke brings 'plant-forward' fare to Round Top, Texas
Casa Blanke is a brand-new restaurant in the heart of town offering healthy and vibrant breakfast and light lunch selections. Owned by Round Top First Lady Kasey Massey, the restaurant gets its name from her grandfather.
Inmate claims sickness, escapes from emergency room, officials say
Investigators say he ran out of the doors of the ER while still in restraints and eluded officers for 21 minutes before he was taken into custody.
Woman accused of stealing mail in Fayette County
Investigators found around five pounds of stolen mail while executing a search warrant at a home in the West Point area.
18-year-old arrested after taking deputies on car, foot chase in Fayette County
The 18-year-old was charged with Evading Arrest and Detention with a vehicle, Possession of a Controlled Substance, Unlawful Carrying a Weapon, and Criminal Mischief.
Over 100 pounds of cocaine found on traffic stop in Fayette County
It was a total weight of approximately 101.8 pounds and a street value of $4 million.
Fayette County deputies find bundled cash, drug paraphernalia during traffic stop
A probable cause search revealed bundled bulk cash totaling $24,750 under the driver's seat and drug paraphernalia and cell phone behind the radio cluster in the dash, says the Fayette County Sheriff's Office.
2 men arrested, charged for possession of controlled substance in Fayette County
Fayette County deputies found two bundles of cocaine hidden in the dash compartment.
Vehicles, including EMS pickup, stolen; Fayette County deputies arrest suspect
Fayette County deputies arrested a man who stole a pickup truck, EMS pickup and a John Deer Tractor all in one morning.
San Antonio man arrested after deputies find 10 kilos of cocaine hidden in car
A Fayette County investigator found 10 bundles hidden throughout the car, including in the dashboard, rocker panel compartments and in a rear seat pillar, says FCSO.
Man found dead in ditch near I-10 in Engle
Authorities say someone called 911 and reported she saw someone lying in the ditch near the Engle exit of I-10 who appeared to be deceased.
Man accused of shooting Fayette County deputy in face sentenced to life in prison
Shazizz Mateen was found guilty of aggravated assault on a public servant for shooting Deputy Calvin “CJ” Lehmann and in addition to life in prison, has been ordered to pay a $10,000 fine.
12 bricks of fentanyl found hidden in truck, man arrested
The Fayette County Narcotics K-9 Unit seized 13 kilos of fentanyl with a potential street value over $200 million.
Man arrested with stolen items after Fayette County traffic stop
In addition to the stolen property, the man was in possession of two fake Texas drivers licenses, says the Fayette County Sheriff's Office.