Posted on: February 9, 2017

Comprehensive Plan Public Workshop

The City and the Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee are inviting the community to the second workshop for the Comprehensive Plan update. This community-wide event will focus on plan goal setting and will be held in two segments: 4 - 6 p.m.,

and 6:30 p.m. to 8:30
p.m., on Monday, March 6th, at the New Braunfels Civic/Convention Center. The Center is located at 375 S. Castell Avenue.<_o3a_p>

A community’s Comprehensive Plan
provides long-range, community-identified goals and objectives to...

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Posted on: February 2, 2017

City Conducting 2017 National Citizen Survey

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The City launched a survey of its citizens during the first week of February. Designed to measure service performance, assess community needs, and assist in long-range strategic planning the survey will also include questions about quality of life issues

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The survey will be administered by mail, from the National
Research Center, beginning with a pre-notification postcard sent to randomlyselected households announcing that a survey will follow.  The sampling
siz...

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Watch the survey video here...
Posted on: February 10, 2017

2017 Statewide Warrant Round Up

The City of New Braunfels has joined with over 300 court and police entities across Texas (including the Dallas, Houston, San Antonio and Corpus Christi areas) to clear class c misdemeanor warrants. Focused arrests will begin on Saturday, February 25th,

but notice is being given now to encourage
voluntary compliance.  This is not an amnesty, so those with warrants maybe arrested at any time, but with so many cities participating beginning two
weeks from now, chances of arrest go up considera...

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Posted on: February 16, 2017

Fire Safety Poster Contest Winners on Display

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The New Braunfels Fire Department recently sponsored a Fire Safety Poster Contest open to all third graders in the city. Thirteen schools, both public and private, participated and the submitted posters were judged by Fire Department staff members.

The students competed within their own schools so each school had one
winner.  The winners received prizes including fire prevention swag,tumblers, a fifty dollar gift card to Wal-Mart and a ride to their school in a
fire truck.  Win...

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Posted on: February 1, 2017

Potential Funding for Pedestrian and Bicycle Improvements

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The City recently submitted a project for potential Transportation Alternatives funding with the Alamo Area Metropolitan Planning Organization. We are reaching out to ask your help in getting the word out about a meeting the AAMPO is hosting next week.

<_o3a_p><_o3a_p>They are currently looking to fund approximately $15
million in bicycle and pedestrian improvements.  They received nineproject proposals totaling over $23.7 million with a $4.7 million overmatch for
$19 million in actual Transportation Alter...

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Show your support on-line here...
Posted on: February 13, 2017

Gardening Sessions & Cooking Classes at the Westside Community Center

The Westside Community Center and Texas AgriLife Extension are teaming up for some pretty amazing gardening and cooking outreach programming in the month of February and March.

“We are beyond thrilled to be bringing so many special events to our community
residents in February and March,” said Jennifer Hernandez, Westside OutreachCoordinator.  “The partnership between the City of New Bra...

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Posted on: January 31, 2017

Fit February Healthy Selfie Challenge

The City of New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a Fit February Healthy Selfie Challenge as a part of the statewide health initiative, IT’S TIME TEXAS Community Challenge. The IT'S TIME TEXAS Community Challenge is a free competition

in which Texas communities compete to see which can
demonstrate the greatest commitment to healthy living.  First place citiesin each size category win a grant from HEB, and that grant would be put towards
the fundraising efforts for an all-a...

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Sign up here!
Posted on: February 8, 2017

Wellness Wednesdays at the Library

The New Braunfels Public Library is starting a new monthly program called Wellness Wednesdays. Wellness Wednesdays will occur on the third Wednesday of each month, from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., at the main library location - 700 E. Common Street.

Each month the library will host a new fitness program for patrons to
try.  Scheduled to date:<_o3a_p>

·      February 15th: Laughter Yoga<_o3a_p>

·      March 15th: Tai Chi<_o3a_p>

·      April 19th: Zum...

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Posted on: February 9, 2017

Spanish Classes Return to Westside Community Center

The Westside Community Center (WCC) will be offering free Beginner/Intermediate Spanish classes starting Friday, February 24th. The sessions will run eight weeks and end on Friday, April 14th.

“We are excited to have Mabel Brown back this spring to teach the Spanish
classes at WCC,” said Jennifer Hernandez, WCC’s Outreach Coordinator. “TheWestside Community Center enjoyed hosting Beginning Spanish clas...

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Posted on: February 3, 2017

Library Celebrates Love My Library Month

"Love My Library Month is the time of the year when we remind the community of all that the 21st century library has to offer. We’ve added so many great programs and services this year with the assistance of the Friends of the New Braunfels Public Library

, Inc.
February is a month for patrons to reconnect with us,” said Library DirectorGretchen Pruett. <_o3a_p>

For Love My Library Month the New Braunfels Public Library will offer patrons
scratch-off cards with opportunities to win various library promoti...

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Posted on: January 30, 2017

Fair Housing Survey

The City of New Braunfels receives funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for its Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. This program serves low-to-moderate-income residents and neighborhoods.

In order to receive these funds, the City must develop a Fair Housing Plan for
the City of New Braunfels.  Fair Housing is defined as non-discriminationin housing based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial
status, and disa...

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Posted on: February 1, 2017

Pavement Management Program Data Available On-Line

The City of New Braunfels utilizes a Pavement Management Program for the process of managing the life cycle of roadways to maximize the pavement life and to minimize the maintenance costs. This process inventories the streets into maintainable segments

followed by a survey to
determine the surface condition and rideability. This helps determine whatmaintenance practices should be used based on the pavement condition to help
maximize the life of the roadway.

Each city street is evaluated and an
Ove...

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Posted on: January 30, 2017

New Braunfels Comprehensive Plan Website Unveiled

The City of New Braunfels is embarking upon the first update to its community-wide Comprehensive Plan since 2006. The Comprehensive Plan is a citizen driven process that outlines community goals and objectives for long range decision making.

The New Braunfels Comprehensive Plan, dubbed Envision New Braunfels: A
Special Place by Design
, is featured on a new website so the public canstay up to date and obtain information about the plan and the process as the
community effort moves along. &a...

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Comprehensive Plan Website...
Posted on: January 24, 2017

Applications Available for Arts and Heritage Organizations Requesting Hotel/Motel Tax Funding

The City of New Braunfels is now accepting applications from tax exempt, non-profit arts and heritage organizations for funds collected from the local hotel/motel tax.

Such organizations must hold a 501(c)3 designation by the Internal Revenue Service and as defined in the Texas Tax Code Section 351.101.

Applications are available in the City Secretary’s Office, at 550 Landa Street, or online at www.nbtexas.org/city...

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Posted on: January 23, 2017

New Braunfels Participates in IT'S TIME TEXAS Community Challenge

The City of New Braunfels is participating in the statewide health initiative IT’S TIME TEXAS Community Challenge.

 The IT'S TIME TEXAS Community Challenge, is a free competition in which Texas communities compete to see which one can demonstrate the greatest commitment to healthy living. 

"We are excited to join in the challenge and I encourage our...

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Posted on: February 8, 2017

Parks and Recreation launches new activity registration software

Starting Wednesday, February 8th our staff will be building new family accounts when you call to register or reserve a park area.  Please be patient with us while we work through our transition to our new registration software.

Our new system will fea...

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Posted on: February 1, 2017

UPDATE: Bank Robbery – Suspect in Custody

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A suspect in the January 25th, 2017, bank robbery in New Braunfels has been apprehended and taken into custody.

A suspect in the January 25th, 2017, bank robbery in New Braunfels has been apprehended and taken into custody.

The robbery of First Commercial Bank in the 1500 block of South Seguin Ave. in New Braunfels appeared to have been committed by the same man res...

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Posted on: January 27, 2017

Traffic Stop Leads to Human Trafficking Arrest

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On Jan. 25, 2017, at approximately 10:35pm, a New Braunfels Police officer on patrol in the 1400 block of I-35 North conducted a traffic stop for speeding...

On Jan. 25, 2017, at approximately 10:35pm, a New Braunfels Police officer on patrol in the 1400 block of I-35 North conducted a traffic stop for speeding on a black Chevrolet Impala.  While contacting the driver, the officer noticed the smell of...

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

Bank Robbery

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On today’s date (01-24-17), at approximately 12:20pm, the New Braunfels Police Department responded to First Commercial Bank in the 1500 block of South Seguin Avenue for a report of a bank robbery.

On today’s date (01-24-17), at approximately 12:20pm, the New Braunfels Police Department responded to First Commercial Bank in the 1500 block of South Seguin Avenue for a report of a bank robbery.

Officers arrived and learned that a black male had e...

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

NBPD Seeks Tips on H-E-B Theft Suspects

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The New Braunfels Police Department is seeking tips from the public on the identities of two alleged shoplifters...

New Braunfels, Texas — The New Braunfels Police Department is seeking tips from the public on the identities of two alleged shoplifters.  Over the span of three days (Jan. 19, 20, and 21), a male and a female entered the H-E-B Plus! loc...

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Posted on: January 18, 2017

NBPD Seeking Victims of Scam Artist

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The New Braunfels Police Department is asking victims of a local scam artist to come forward. The alleged con man, identified as...

New Braunfels, Texas — The New Braunfels Police Department is asking victims of a local scam artist to come forward.  The alleged con man, identified as 43-year old Christopher Lee Dickey of San Antonio, has been frequenting local resta...

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Posted on: January 15, 2017

Motor Vehicle Crash Leads to Gas Leak and Road Closure

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On today’s date (01-15-17), at approximately 9:10am, the New Braunfels Police Department responded to the 500 block of South Union Avenue...

New Braunfels, Texas — On today’s date (01-15-17), at approximately 9:10am, the New Braunfels Police Department responded to the 500 block of South Union Avenue for reports of a single vehicle accident. Once on scene, officers discover...

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Posted on: January 3, 2017

UPDATE: Vehicle vs Pedestrian Hit and Run Fatality

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The victim in Tuesday’s hit and run fatality has been positively identified...

UPDATE:  The victim in Tuesday’s hit and run fatality has been positively identified as 35-year old Tara Jane Wood of New Braunfels.  Next of kin has been notified.  The search for the unknown vehicle that struck the v...

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Posted on: January 1, 2017

Ultralight Aircraft Crash

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On today’s date (01-01-17), at approximately 11:30am, the New Braunfels Police Department received reports that a small aircraft had crashed into a residence in the 1600 block of Wald Road...

New Braunfels, Texas — On today’s date, at approximately 11:30am, the New Braunfels Police Department received reports that a small aircraft had crashed into a residence in the 1600 block of Wald Road. 

After arriving on scene, officers we...

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Posted on: December 2, 2016

Vehicle vs Pedestrian Fatality

The victim in this morning’s fatal vehicle versus pedestrian accident has been identified as...

UPDATE:  The victim in this morning’s fatal vehicle versus pedestrian accident has been identified as 17-year old Hunter Michael Thornton of San Marcos and next of kin has been notified.  Pct. 4 Justice of the Peace Jennifer Sa...

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Posted on: October 28, 2016

NBPD Receives TXDOT S.T.E.P. Grant for 2017

The New Braunfels Police Department is proud to announce that for the 8th year, the Texas Department of Transportation has awarded NBPD with the federally-funded Selective Traffic Enforcement Program grant

The New Braunfels Police Department is proud to announce that for the 8th year, the Texas Department of Transportation has awarded NBPD with the federally-funded Selective Traffic Enforcement Program grant. Known as S.T.E.P., this grant funds extra patro...More...

Posted on: October 26, 2016

UPDATE: Missing Person Located

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UPDATE: 25-year old Raymond Kimbrell III has been located. Officers with the San Antonio Police Department

UPDATE: 25-year old Raymond Kimbrell III has been located. Officers with the San Antonio Police Department made contact with him at the Haven for Hope facility in San Antonio. Kimbrell was found in good condition and steps are being taken to maintain h...More...

Posted on: August 11, 2016

Update: Shooting

The investigation into the shooting of a 33-year old man on 8-10-16 in the 600 block of Cherokee Boulevard is ongoing...

UPDATE: The investigation into the shooting of a 33-year old man on 8-10-16 in the 600 block of Cherokee Boulevard is ongoing. The case remains an open and active investigation as NBPD detectives continue to collect evidence and interview those involved...Read on...

Posted on: August 9, 2016

Aggravated Robbery Arrests

On May 10, 2016, at approximately 11:50pm, four armed men entered the Timeless Ink tattoo parlor located in the 500 block of I-35 South in New Braunfels.

On May 10, 2016, at approximately 11:50pm, four armed men entered the Timeless Ink tattoo parlor located in the 500 block of I-35 South in New Braunfels. Once inside, the men held three people at gunpoint (a 33-year old male employee, a 32-year old femal...More...

Posted on: August 3, 2016

Aggravated Robbery

On August 1, 2016, at approximately 9:45pm, the New Braunfels Police Department was called to the Garden Inn of New Braunfels hotel...

On August 1, 2016, at approximately 9:45pm, the New Braunfels Police Department was called to the Garden Inn of New Braunfels hotel in the 1000 block of Business I-35 North for reports of a stabbing. Officers arrived and found two victims, a 19-year old ...More...

Posted on: July 28, 2016

Fatality Accident

On today’s date (7/28/16), at approximately 9:45am, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department responded to the 4200 block of I-35 North on the northbound frontage road.

On today’s date, at approximately 9:45am, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department responded to the 4200 block of I-35 North on the northbound frontage road.

Officers and paramedics arrived on scene to find that a For...More...

Posted on: July 21, 2016

Major Accident

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On today’s date (07/21/16), at approximately 12:35pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the 100 block of I-35 South (in the northbound main lanes) for reports of a multiple vehicle accident.

On today’s date (07/21/16), at approximately 12:35pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the 100 block of I-35 South (in the northbound main lanes) for reports of a multiple vehicle accident.

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Posted on: July 21, 2016

Two Arrests Following Single Vehicle Accident

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On July 20, 2016, at approximately 7:10pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the 1200 block of East Common Street for reports of a single vehicle crash with injuries.

On July 20, 2016, at approximately 7:10pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the 1200 block of East Common Street for reports of a single vehicle crash with injuries. Witnesses reported that a vehicl...More...

Posted on: July 20, 2016

Drowning

On today’s date (7/20/16), at approximately 4:45pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the Guadalupe River in the area of the 1100 block of Gruene Road for reports of a drowning.

On today’s date (7/20/16), at approximately 4:45pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the Guadalupe River in the area of the 1100 block of Gruene Road for reports of a drowning.

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Posted on: July 14, 2016

Vehicle vs. Pedestrian Accident

On today’s date, at approximately 8:45am, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the intersection of Walnut Avenue and Landa Street for a vehicle vs. pedestrian accident.

On today’s date, at approximately 8:45am, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the intersection of Walnut Avenue and Landa Street for a vehicle vs. pedestrian accident.

First responders arrived to fin...More...

Posted on: July 14, 2016

Emilio Navaira Case Closed – Death Due to Natural Causes

The investigation into the death of 53-year old Tejano and Country musician Emilio Navaira is complete and the case is now closed.

The investigation into the death of 53-year old Tejano and Country musician Emilio Navaira is complete and the case is now closed.

On May 16, 2016, at approximately 8:20pm, Navaira was found unconscious and not breathing by family members at his New ...More...

Posted on: July 6, 2016

Update: Fatality Accident

Update: Next of kin has been notified following the death of a motorcyclist on Tuesday along I-35 in New Braunfels.

Update: Next of kin has been notified following the death of a motorcyclist on Tuesday along I-35 in New Braunfels. The victim has been identified as 68-year old Jerry Jackson of Austin. After further investigation, it is believed Jackson was wearing w...More...

Posted on: July 5, 2016

Fatality Accident

On today’s date, at approximately 11:20am, a minor accident occurred in the 900 block of I-35 South (in the southbound main lanes)

On today’s date, at approximately 11:20am, a minor accident occurred in the 900 block of I-35 South (in the southbound main lanes) involving a white pickup truck and a maroon New Braunfels Fire Department (Fire Marshal) SUV. Those two vehicles pulled ove...More...

Posted on: July 5, 2016

Disorderly Conduct (Discharge of Firearm)

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On July 4, 2016, at approximately 9:30pm, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department were notified by eyewitnesses that during the fireworks display over Landa Park a man had displayed a handgun and fired multiple shots into the air.

On July 4, 2016, at approximately 9:30pm, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department were notified by eyewitnesses that during the fireworks display over Landa Park a man had displayed a handgun and fired multiple shots into the air.

Officers qu...More...

Posted on: July 5, 2016

Accidental Drowning

n July 4, 2016, at approximately 5:20pm, New Braunfels Police officers were called to the banks of the Comal River for reports of a missing person.

On July 4, 2016, at approximately 5:20pm, New Braunfels Police officers were called to the banks of the Comal River for reports of a missing person. Family members reported that a member of their group had last been seen going under the water in the area ...More...

Posted on: July 5, 2016

Update: Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon

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The identities of the two people arrested following the shots fired call at Prince Solms Park on 7/4/16 at approximately 1:30am have been released.

The identities of the two people arrested following the shots fired call at Prince Solms Park on 7/4/16 at approximately 1:30am have been released. 24-year old Jesus Ricardo Gallegos of San Antonio and 26-year old Sarah Ann Garzes of San Antonio were each...More...

Posted on: July 4, 2016

Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon

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On this date (07/04/16),, at approximately 1:30am, the New Braunfels Police Department was dispatched to Prince Solms Park (in the 100 block of Liebscher Drive) for reports of multiple shots fired.

New Braunfels, Texas — On this date, at approximately 1:30am, the New Braunfels Police Department was dispatched to Prince Solms Park (in the 100 block of Liebscher Drive) for reports of multiple shots fired. Officers arrived in the area and began invest...More...

Posted on: June 14, 2016

UPDATE: Aggravated Kidnapping

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The suspect arrested from yesterday’s incident has been identified as 50-year old Raul D. Sarabia Jr. of San Antonio.

UPDATE: The suspect arrested from yesterday’s incident has been identified as 50-year old Raul D. Sarabia Jr. of San Antonio. Following his arrest he was taken to the Comal County Jail and booked on the following charges:

Aggravated Kidnapping - {1st...More...

Posted on: June 3, 2016

NBPD Makes 2nd Arrest in Easter Sunday Homicide

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The New Braunfels Police Department served an arrest warrant for Murder in the 50 block of Mission Drive. 43-year old Jennifer Marie Coryell was taken into custody...

New Braunfels, Texas — On today’s date, at approximately 1:20pm, the New Braunfels Police Department served an arrest warrant for Murder in the 50 block of Mission Drive. 43-year old Jennifer Marie Coryell was taken into custody without incident and tra...More...

Posted on: June 3, 2016

UPDATE: Comal River Reopens for Recreation at 10am

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Effective at 10am on this date (6/3/16), the Comal River in New Braunfels will be open again for recreation...

Effective at 10am on this date (6/3/16), the Comal River in New Braunfels will be open again for recreation. As of this release, the Comal River flow is at approximately 475cfs. Minor amounts of debris have been cleaned up and minor repairs have been ma...More...

Posted on: June 3, 2016

Indecency with a Child

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The New Braunfels Police Department is seeking tips about the whereabouts of a 42-year old New Braunfels man wanted on a single charge of Indecency with a Child...

Indecency with a Child

The New Braunfels Police Department is seeking tips about the whereabouts of a 42-year old New Braunfels man wanted on a single charge of Indecency with a Child by Exposure. On May 11th, 2016, a 15-year old female made an outcry...More...

Posted on: June 3, 2016

Memorial Day Weekend River Statistics

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Here is a breakdown of the arrests and citations made by NBPD over the Memorial Day holiday weekend...

Despite heavy rains earlier in the week, both the Comal and Guadalupe Rivers in New Braunfels were open to recreation over the Memorial Day Weekend. Here is a breakdown of the arrests and citations made by NBPD over the holiday weekend:

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Posted on: May 23, 2016

Surprise Sex Offender Registry Check

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Last week, several local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies teamed up to conduct a surprise Sex Offender Registry Check in Comal County...

Last week, several local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies teamed up to conduct a surprise Sex Offender Registry Check in Comal County. The unannounced check-up on local sex offenders included the U.S. Marshal’s Service and their Lone Star Fug...More...

Posted on: May 21, 2016

Fatality Accident

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On today’s date, at approximately 10am, the New Braunfels Police Department was called to the intersection of FM 725 and East Klein Road for reports of a 3-vehicle major traffic accident...

On today’s date, at approximately 10am, the New Braunfels Police Department was called to the intersection of FM 725 and East Klein Road for reports of a 3-vehicle major traffic accident. Officers arrived and found that a gray Dodge Durango had been invo...More...

Posted on: May 17, 2016

Unattended Death

On May 16, 2016, at approximately 8:20pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and New Braunfels Fire Department were dispatched to a home

Unattended Death

New Braunfels, Texas — On May 16, 2016, at approximately 8:20pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and New Braunfels Fire Department were dispatched to a home in the 6300 block of Myrtle Run for reports of a 53-year old man who was ...More...


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Posted on: May 24, 2016

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Civic Center

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Landa Park Gazebo

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Library

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Fire Station

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Nature Center

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Skate Park

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Railroad Museum

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