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A Jefferson County Sheriff's Office (JCSO) deputy discovered more than 100 bottles of testosterone and over 300 grams of Xanax during a traffic stop March 10, reports Deputy Marcus McLellan.

According to a news release from JCSO, Deputy Brigitte Hazleton responded to a reckless driver reported to be speeding and tailgating other vehicles on Interstate 10 close to 8 p.m. on March 10. She soon caught up with the suspect vehicle and stopped the driver at mile marker 845.

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On Monday, March 12, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will close the eastbound traffic lanes on SH 73, near Wilber Road, to reconstruct a fatal crash that occurred on Friday, according to DPS’ Sergeant Stephanie Davis.

All eastbound traffic lanes will be closed for approximately three hours with crash reconstruction beginning at 1 p.m., she advised.

“Motorists are urged to find an alternate travel route,” according to Davis. “Expect delays.”

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Fidel Sanchez

A Galveston County man, 50, Fidel Sanchez was arrested in Bacliff, Texas following a seven month investigation by the the Galveston County Sheriff’s Office Special Crimes Unit.

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Grass and flowers are not the only things growing with the warmer temperatures this year. Utility payment scam attempts seem to be rising as well.

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Edit: The man has been identified as Joshua Caleb Crunk

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