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Thieves go shopping with stolen credit cards.

Thieves go shopping with stolen credit cards.

From the City of Sugar Land: Sugar Land police are looking for two people who used fraudulent credit cards to purchase more than $20,000 worth of merchandise at Sam’s Club stores in the region. Detectives believe mail stolen during February and April from at least...

Sugar Land City Manager announces his retirement.

From the City of Sugar Land: Sugar Land City Manager Allen Bogard plans to retire on Jan. 31, 2020. His 44 years of public service includes 25 in Sugar Land with 19 as its city manager. “I’d like to thank our current and former members of City Council for the...

The White Sox draft a Sugar Land Native.

Abc13.com reports that “the Chicago White Sox have drafted Sugar Land native Karan Patel in this year’s MLB draft.” “He was selected in the 7th round and chosen 200th overall. The 22 year-old was a pitcher at the University of Texas at San...

Applicants are needed for Census Complete Count Committee.

From the City of Sugar Land: Sugar Land is seeking 15-20 residents who are leaders representing a diverse cross-section of the city for a Census Complete Count Committee. “We are now less than a year away from the next decennial census,” said Director of Planning Lisa...
Sugar Land Police arrest burglary suspects.

Sugar Land Police arrest burglary suspects.

From the Sugar Land Police Department: Sugar Land Police arrested Kevin Wooden and Deshawn Morris for Burglary and Burglary of Motor Vehicle. On June 10, 2019 around 03:30 AM an alert citizen in the New Territory neighborhood reported seeing suspicious persons walking...

A burglary was caught on camera in an apartment.

From the City of Sugar Land: Detectives are looking for a man seen on video stealing more than $2,200 worth of electronics from an apartment at Imperial Lofts, 2 Stadium Drive, on June 2. The tenant told police he arrived home on June 3 to find his door pried open and...

Two new warehouses will be built in Sugar Land.

From the City of Sugar Land: Two new warehouses totaling more than 315,000 square feet will be built in the Sugar Land Business Park due to an agreement approved by the City Council with Sugar Land Industrial Properties, LLC. The buildings will be located on 17.86...

City of Sugar Land turns off red light cameras.

The City of Sugar Land turned off its red light cameras June 2, 2019 after the State of Texas banned the use of the cameras. The City stated that “Texas Gov. Greg Abbot signed House Bill 1631 on June 1 banning the use of red-light cameras in Texas. The bill is...

Sugar Land event will bring fun this summer.

From the City of Sugar Land: Come celebrate summer with the city of Sugar Land during community events that promise to be a ton of fun for attendees! Kick off the summer with the Summer Concert and Food Truck Friday Series at the plaza adjacent to the Smart Financial...

City Council continues “Sugar Land Way” strategies.

From City of Sugar Land: Sugar Land City Council recently held its annual spring planning session, a day-long workshop where they formalized strategies to ensure the continuance of the “Sugar Land Way” as the city approaches its 60th anniversary. These efforts are...
Four year old Maleah Davis is still missing.

Four year old Maleah Davis is still missing.

Maleah Davis, the 4 year old who’s stepfather said she was kidnapped, has been missing since Friday, May 3. KTRK reports that “according to police, Darion Vence showed up at Sugar Land Methodist Hospital on Saturday night, where an off-duty officer noticed...

Sugar Land received 12 inches of rain, causing widespread flooding.

According to Chron.com, the National Weather Service reported 12 inches of rainfall in Sugar Land Tuesday and Wednesday, and some roads are still impassable. Neighbors in the Colony Bend neighborhood “said that no homes got flooded, but cars were consumed by the...

Sugar Land celebrates Bike to Work Day and School Day.

From the City of Sugar Land: Shape Up Fort Bend and the city of Sugar Land will celebrate National Bike Month on Friday, May 10 with the ninth annual Bike to Work Day and fifth annual Bike to School Day. Join residents, neighbors and friends for a celebratory ride...

Illegal drug operation in Riverstone causes house explosion.

Neighbors were surprised when they heard an explosion at a rent house in Riverstone. KPRC reports that “deputies said synthetic marijuana was being manufactured. The men were using highly flammable acetone to mix the drug. Capt. Josh Dale with the Fort Bend...
Sugar Land recognizes Volunteers of the Year.

Sugar Land recognizes Volunteers of the Year.

From the City of Sugar Land: The city of Sugar Land recently named the 10 Volunteers of the Year. “These individuals are part of a city program called Serve Sugar Land that contributed 27,853 hours of volunteer service to the city last year, equating to more than...

Council approves a resolution to maintain historic cemetary.

From the City of Sugar Land: Sugar Land City Council approved a resolution on Tuesday supporting proposed legislation that would allow Fort Bend County to own and maintain an historic cemetery. The Texas Legislature is now considering House Bill 4179, a bill that...