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Brandon Ray Gonzales, 23, of Greenville, has been released following more than a week in the Hunt County jail.
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Brandon Gonzales, who had been accused of being the gunman in the deadly shooting that left two men dead near Greenville last month, has been released from the Hunt County jail.

Hunt County Sheriff Randy Meeks will not seek re-election, he said.
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Starting in 2021 there will be a new sheriff in Hunt County.

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Hunt County Sheriff Randy Meeks has retracted his statement that Michael Chambers may have committed suicide.

A possible murder near Caddo Mills over the weekend has police looking for a suspect.

County Sheriff’s Office joins regional task force

Aug 22, 2014
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Local law enforcement officers will be joining their counterparts from across North Texas in a task force designed to address crimes which stretch across the area.

Hunt County Sheriff Randy Meeks said Thursday that his office joined the newly formed Joint Intelligence and Operational Interagency Task Force, following a ceremony at the Homeland Security North Central Texas Fusion Center in McKinney.

 

Meeks said the Hunt County Sheriff’s Office will join forces with at least 16 other law enforcement agencies.

Investigation into shooting death continues

May 21, 2014
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The suspect charged with murder in connection with a late Friday night shooting death in south Hunt County has been released on bond.

Hunt County Sheriff Randy Meeks said Monday the investigation is continuing into the death of Terry R. Cale, 54, of Wills Point.

Carl Allen Welch was taken into custody following Cale’s death, was charged with one count of murder and was released on $75,000 bond.

Cale was reported to have been shot multiple times outside of a residence on Archer Lane at approximately 11 p.m. Friday.

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With the start of the new year also comes the start of new terms for several Hunt County officials. A swearing-in ceremony is scheduled for 10 a.m. January 1 in the courtroom of 196th District Court Judge Steve Tittle, on the third floor of the Hunt County Courthouse.

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A Quinlan Ford High School student was arrested Tuesday for allegedly making threats against the school.

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GREENVILLE - Hunt County authorities say there is no criminal investigation into donations made to the Lakota Ranch in the weeks following the death of Lightning Medicine Cloud.

Three persons were taken into custody by the Hunt County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Division working with the Terrell and Greenville Police Departments in the 5300 block of Highway 34 South around noon Thursday.

Little Soldier Responds, Protestor Claims He's Lying

Aug 23, 2012

GREENVILLE - Lakota Ranch Owner Arby Little Soldier Wednesday contended Lightning Medicine Cloud and his mother were killed rather than died of natural causes, disputing remarks made a day earlier by Hunt County Sheriff Randy Meeks.

Sheriff Meeks: Lightning Medicine Cloud Case Closed

Aug 21, 2012
Hunt County Sheriff Randy Meeks is not planning on running for reelection in 2020.
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GREENVILLE - A more than three month investigation by the Hunt County Sheriff's Office into the death of a sacred white buffalo and his mother has concluded with no suspects, no charges, and no indication of murder.

Sheriff's Office nabs Three for Armed Robbery

Aug 20, 2012

HUNT COUNTY - Two Greenville men and a Rowlett woman, each wearing bandanas during recent burglaries, are charged with aggravated robbery after revealing their identities while unknowingly on camera.

Separate Officer Involved Shootings Within Minutes

Aug 2, 2012
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HUNT COUNTY - At least two suspects in separate incidents have been shot and transported to local hospitals after law enforcement with the Hunt County Sheriff’s Office and FBI conducted search warrants near the Quinlan area Thursday morning.

Hunt County Cold Case Turns Two Years Old

Aug 2, 2012
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HUNT COUNTY - Sheriff Randy Meeks says there’s been no progress in the murder case of Heather Leann Pope.

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GREENVILLE - His last form of communication with anyone came in a text message to his wife on July 23, 2011. 12 months later, the mystery surrounding a missing Greenville business executive continues.

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GREENVILLE - Elders of the Lakota Sioux say they’re frustrated over a lack of progress in the investigation into the death of a sacred white buffalo.

Grand Jury Could Soon Review Evidence in Buffalo Murders

Jul 19, 2012

GREENVILLE - More than two months after a rare wife buffalo calf and his mother were killed in Hunt County, authorities say they have composed data that could bring charges against those responsible.

Subpoenas issued in case of slain buffaloes

Jul 3, 2012
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GREENVILLE - Investigators may be closer to naming a suspect or suspects in the killings of Lightning Medicine Cloud and his mother.

GREENVILLE - Sheriff Randy Meeks had sought a five percent pay raise for his employees, as well as other additions that would have totaled $650,000.

GREENVILLE - Sheriff Randy Meeks is also seeking to return the Environmental Enforcement Office back under the control under the Sheriff’s Office, the reinstatement of two positions which were removed from last year’s budget and the addition of a warrant office.

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GREENVILLE - Progress is slow in the investigation of a sacred white buffalo and his mother, who were found dead seven weeks ago on a ranch near Greenville.

GREENVILLE - The race for the Hunt County Sheriff’s post is apparently over, after the only candidate set to challenge incumbent Randy Meeks this fall has withdrawn.

GREENVILLE - Hunt County Sheriff Randy Meeks says the case of Cora McAbee and Brandon Howell has been assigned to a new investigator and hopes additional testing of items from the murders will finally lead to an arrest.

Updated 4:45pm on 5-04-12 - GREENVILLE - Nearly a year after its birth and 10 months following a massive naming ceremony, Native Americans and fellow community members mourn the loss of Lightning Medicine Cloud.

Reports on Racial Profiling Delivered Tuesday

Feb 13, 2012

The annual update concerning incidents of racial profiling within Hunt County are scheduled to go to the Hunt County Commissioners Court on Tuesday.

WEST TAWAKONI - The victim of an alleged case of child abuse in West Tawakoni is expected to recover from her injuries.

Two West Tawakoni child abuse suspects identified

Dec 16, 2011

GREENVILLE - Charges in connection to a child abuse case in South Hunt County have been filed against a mother and her boyfriend.

WEST TAWAKONI - Two people are in custody and a two-year-old child clings to life after a reported beating in South Hunt County.

Recent motel raid opens door to stolen merchandise

Nov 30, 2011

HUNT COUNTY - Hunt County Sheriff’s officials have arrested three people, one of whom is believed to have knowingly purchased stolen goods, in raids last week.

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