City Council review – Anti-smoking ordinance

City Council review – Anti-smoking ordinance

Thursday night's Lubbock City Council meeting offered a glimpse of the future direction of that body and the news is mixed. The anti-smoking ordinance was on Thursday's agenda, at least for those not privy...
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Constable Crash’s crash report

Constable Crash’s crash report

The justification for constables is the need for a bailiff and process server in the justice of the peace courts. If Lubbock County constables confined themselves to this function there would probably be little...
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Another look at Lynn County justice

If you haven’t had a chance to look at Shaley Sanders’ KCBD / Sandstorm Scholar Investigates report “In Pursuit of Justice” we encourage you to click the link and watch the story.

In short, a jury was confused about the sentencing form it completed after finding a man guilty of a DWI hit and run that left a 10 year old boy without his left leg. The jury’s confusion led it to give a man probation when it intended ten years in prison. The judge read the sentence then was immediately… Read more »

Wind Gusts

Sheriff to Constable: Keep your bullet in your pocket, Barney

Lubbock County Sheriff Kelly Rowe has a message for Constable Precinct 2 Joe Pinson: keep your bullet in your pocket, Barney. The sheriff does not want Pinson, who has wrecked three county vehicles, joining in any more high speed pursuits. The Sheriff’s letter reads, in part, “specifically with regard to pursuits I must insist you not interject yourself into any in the future.”

Wrecking vehicles isn’t Crash Pinson’s only offense. According to the Sheriff’s… Read more »