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Wilson County News
January 5, 2012, 10:01am
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GRAYTOWN -- Ten eight-liner gambling machines, approximately $900 cash, and narcotics are among the items seized Jan. 5 by the Wilson County Sheriff’s Office from a house near the intersection of F.M. 2579 and C.R. 108 southwest of here.

An occupant of the home, 48-year-old Leslie Duffy Garza, is charged with one count each of gambling promotion, keeping a gambling place, and possession of gambling device, equipment, or paraphernalia. Investigator Roland Treviño of the Wilson County Sheriff’s Office said she also faces charges relating to allegedly possessing less than 2 ounces of marijuana and 1.4 grams of methamphetamine.

Wilson County Sheriff Joe D. Tackitt Jr. said deputies executed a search warrant at the home just before 4 a.m., after a motorist from a traffic stop informed Deputy Travis Beck that she was headed there. Sgt. Thomas Silvas drove to the residence and saw the eight-liners through the window, prompting deputies to request the warrant.

For more, read the Jan. 11 print edition of the Wilson County News.

Your Opinions and Comments

thankful to be here  
January 7, 2012 4:58pm
hope we can get some new commissioners with or without police background to help the sheriff"s problems.....its been long enough working without, also something else to say 2 maybe use real name so you can get... More ›

Something else to say 2  
January 7, 2012 4:22pm
No divisions here at our office. But the deputies do what they can and when they can. Save Floresville this is just one stop and it wasn't even for drugs. If you read the article Investigator Trevino stated she is also facing... More ›

thankful to be here  
January 7, 2012 4:10pm
no there is not a drug division not enough deputies, sheriff has no money for more deputies.....

Save Floresville  
January 5, 2012 9:28pm
Deputy Beck you are doing an outstanding job making Wilson County a safer place live. I see Deputy Beck and Deputy Roser are always arresting people for drugs. Do any of the other deputies ever do this or is it just these two... More ›

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