Posted on: March 22, 2017

Street Maintenance Mill and Overlay Resurfacing

City of New Braunfels has announced that potential traffic delays are to be expected on the following streets while they are being resurfaced as part of the City’s yearly maintenance program:
· Hayselton Ave. from Dallas St. to W. Edgewater Terrace

 

  • Lakeview Blvd. from E. Austin St. to E. Torrey St.<_o3a_p>
  • E. Austin St. from N. Union Ave. to Lakeview Blvd.<_o3a_p>
  • Napoleon St. from Comal Ave. to S. Market St.·<_o3a_p>
  • Daffodil Ln. from Gardenia Dr. to Narcissus Blvd.<_o3a_p>
  • Klingemann from N. Union Ave. to Elizabeth Ave....
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Posted on: March 22, 2017

City Seeks Input on Goals for Envision New Braunfels

The City of New Braunfels is inviting the community to help provide goals for Envision New Braunfels, the long-range community Comprehensive Plan currently underway. “If you were not able to attend the Goals Workshop held on March 6th at the Civic/

Convention Center, not to worry.  You can provide your input
online,” noted Christopher Looney, the City’s Planning and CommunityDevelopment Director.<_o3a_p>

Goals drafted at the workshop have been uploaded to the Comprehensive Plan
website a...

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Posted on: March 21, 2017

Community Recreation Center Update

Check out this video for an update on the progress of your new, Community Recreation Center - 345 Landa Street! And subscribe to our YouTube channel for access to videos about City-related topics in New Braunfels!

Community Recreation Center - March 2017
Posted on: March 15, 2017

Revised TxDOT IH-35 Project Schedule

Beginning Sunday, March 19th, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) will launch a $6.3 million project that will resurface and repair pavement base on a section of IH-35 between Solms Road and FM 725, a 4.3 mile stretch.

Angel Brothers Construction will be
performing the work, which is expected to wrap up late fall of this year,weather and other factors permitting.
 

On  the morning of Monday, March 20th,TxDOT will have the northbound lanes trimmed down...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Teams Sought for Thru the Chute Boat Race

The Parks and Recreation Department invites contestants to design and build their own cardboard boats and race them down the City Tube Chute in the seventh annual Thru the Chute Boat Race and River Expo. The event kicks off at 10AM on Saturday, April 29th

at the City of New Braunfels
Tube Chute in Prince Solms Park.

“Categories forentries include both Novice and Expert classifications,” said Robin Kunkel,
Recreation Manager. “Awards given in the novice category include Spir...

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Posted on: March 16, 2017

Volunteers Sought for Geronimo/Alligator Creeks Clean Up Event

Volunteers participants are needed for the 5th annual Geronimo/Alligator Creeks Clean Up Event scheduled for Saturday, April 8th from 9:00 a.m. to noon.
“This is a fun time to get out in the community and make a difference,”

said
New Braunfels Watershed Program Manager Mark Enders.  “Everyone thatparticipates will be provided with clean up supplies, and those that register
by March 24th will receive a special event t-shirt and breakfastrefreshments.”<_o3a_p>

Whe...

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Posted on: March 13, 2017

Herald-Zeitung Archives Available on Library Website

Looking for an obituary? Need an old newspaper article for a school project? Want to see what was happening in the city when you were born? The Library has announced that the New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung is now available online in a digitized form,

covering the years 1905 through 1964. The library
recently had their reels of microfilm converted into a searchable onlinedatabase through the generosity of the Friends of the New Braunfels Public
Library.<_o3a_p>

The NewBraunfels Herald began publication in...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Spring Sounds - Free Concert Series at Fischer Park

The Parks and Recreation Department will host a free concert series, Spring Sounds, at Fischer Park. The events will be held at the Fischer Park Amphitheater and all shows are free to the public and begin at 4 PM on Sundays, March 19th - April 9th.

Fischer Park is located at the corner of
County Line Road and McQueeney Road, with entrances off of both streets.<_o3a_p>

The series will kick off with Gerry T. Burns, playing avariety of music, including tunes by Neil Young, James Taylor and jazz arra...

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Posted on: March 13, 2017

Free Rides for Veterans - Alamo Call-a-Ride

Transportation can be a challenging barrier for many veterans in accessing benefits and services in the Alamo region. In support of mobility option for the community, AACOG has partnered with the Texas Veterans Commission to provide free rides

to veterans and their immediate family
members.
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·      Theprogram is at NO COST to the veteran or family members and available to persons
of any age and income level.<_o3a_p>

·      Rid...

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

Read Across Texas

The New Braunfels Public Library is participating in Read Across Texas – a Texas wide reading initiative sponsored by the Texas State Library and Archives and the Texas Center for the Book. This initiative encourages communities to read similar books

and engage in tough but important conversations about a
particular topic each year.  This year’s topic is “The VeteranExperience,” and Read Across Texas is inviting Texans to discuss what happens
when veterans come home.<_o3a_p>

For the ...

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

Teen Court Academy at Municipal Court

New Braunfels Municipal Court is offering its second Teen Court Academy beginning April 19th. The academy will consist of nine sessions that will be held Wednesday evenings at Court. Teenagers will receive education in topics such as ethics, the court

system, trial processes,
case preparation, rules of evidence, direct and cross examination, criminaloffenses and punishment, opening and closing statements, roles of attorneys,
public speaking, objections and perjury, resume writing, interviewing and ...

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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: 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: 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 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

Airport

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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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