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Cold Case Update: Rachel Louise Cooke

  • 12 April 2018
  • Author: bawassink
  • Number of views: 2376

Williamson County Sheriff Robert Chody will provide an update on the progress of the Rachel Cooke case. Sheriff  Chody will be at the following location to give brief comments.

Who: Williamson County Sheriff Robert Chody

When: Friday, April 13, 2018 at 8:30 a.m.

Where: Impound Yard – 301 SE Inner Loop Ste. 107, Georgetown, TX 748626

There will be a staging area for media.

The FBI and Williamson County Sheriff’s Office asks individuals having any information regarding Rachel Louise Cooke to call 1-800-CALL-FBI (1-800-225-5324) or submit a tip online at tips.fbi.com

WilCo Deputies Execute Search Warrant, Five arrested

  • 5 April 2018
  • Author: bawassink
  • Number of views: 2245

On April 4 at approximately 7:30 a.m., The Williamson County Sheriff’s Organized Crime Division, Criminal Investigations Unit, and the STAR team served a search warrant at the 7700 block of O'Connor Drive in Round Rock.

During the search warrant, five individuals were detained.

Torin Williams 

Alexa Bonilla 

Meghan Fitzpatrick

Taylor Campbell 

Spenser Allison 

Deputies located:

  • 2.6 lbs of marijuana
  • 1.2 Kilograms of various THC derivatives
  • 4 grams of Xanax
  • Two tabs of LSD
  • 1 Stolen pistol and over 100 rounds of ammunition
  • Cash

Deputies executed the search warrant without incident.

Man Charged with five counts of Child Pornography

  • 29 March 2018
  • Author: bawassink
  • Number of views: 2097

On March 26, detectives with the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office began an investigation on William Henry Burtle for possession of child pornography after receiving a tip that he was in possession of child pornography images. Burtle admitted to having these images on his phone.

On March 28, Burtle was arrested without incident, booked into the Williamson County Jail and charged with five counts of Possession of Child Pornography, a third-degree felony.

Detectives found at least eight images of child pornography on Burtle’s phone.

WCSO Traffic Operation

  • 29 March 2018
  • Author: bawassink
  • Number of views: 2117

The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office recognizes the hazards, and crashes that are attributed to vehicles driving above the posted speed limits on roadways within the county and the danger to deputies while conducting traffic stops on the roadside as vehicles pass.

The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office will conduct a four-day operation beginning Monday, April 2 and concluding Thursday, April 5 to increase public awareness to the Texas Transportation Codes: 545.157 Passing Certain Vehicles and 543.352 Prima Facie Speed Limits.

Deputies will focus on N. US 183 from Hero Way to SH 138 during this operation due to the number of crashes resulting in fatalities. TX-DOT has lowered the speed limit in this area to reduce the number of crashes.

Williamson County Sheriff’s Office offers an Anti-Bullying Symposium

  • 20 March 2018
  • Author: bawassink
  • Number of views: 2439

The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office is offering an Anti-Bullying Symposium on Friday, March 23rd from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office, 508 S. Rock Street in Georgetown.

The Anti-Bullying Symposium will be taught by Deputy Brandon Schaefer with the Williamson County Sheriff's Office and Sgt. Javier Rodriguez, Jr. with the Texas Attorney General's Office. The class is offered to 6th - 12th-grade students. There will be a parent information session and topics will consist of cyberbullying, physical bullying, on-line detection programs, common programs used for child exploitation, and internet safety. Space is limited. To register for your child’s free ticket visit:



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