San Marcos Police Department and City Marshal’s Office will begin seeking and arresting people wanted for failure to comply with court orders Saturday.
San Marcos is one of over 250 jurisdictions across the state participating in the fourth annual Great Texas Warrant Roundup set to run through March.
Defendants with outstanding warrants for traffic, court order and other violations filed at Municipal Court have until Saturday to contact the court. Defendants who fail to do so will be pursued.
Hoots and hollers greeted Gov. Rick Perry as he stepped to the podium Tuesday night after accepting a concession from rival Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchinson.
Perry, the incumbent who will face Democrat Bill White in November’s general election, held a watch party at the Salt Lick Barbecue in Driftwood. His supporters drank beer and wine, smiled and chatted around a campfire as they watched Perry hold a steady lead throughout the night.
The governor consistently maintained the 51 percentage points needed to avoid a run-off throughout the night.
Representatives from participating apartment properties gathered Wednesday to discuss their role in a new program partnering the San Marcos Police Department and local housing complexes.
The 2010 Achieving Community Together Ally program is an effort to promote collaboration between the A.C.T. committee and property owners and managers of local housing entities.
The program has one goal — promoting proper community conduct as defined by SMPD officers.