Two men who have admitted they committed two armed robberies Thursday night are in custody after being apprehended Friday morning by Smith County Sheriff's deputies and Tyler police. Sheriff Larry Smith said the two men, identified as Jacob Lee Roper, 20, and Jacobi Ty-Wan Washington, 21, were arrested after being stopped in the 3500 block of West Erwin Street by a deputy who the vehicle the men were in matched the description of the robbers' vehicle.
Tyler Morning Telegraph, Sat, Nov 22 2014 @ 01:03 AM
A resolution supporting Straus' opponent, sophomore Rep. Scott Turner, R-Frisco, was unanimously approved by about 20 Smith County Republican precinct chairmen during a meeting earlier this week. The resolution praised Turner's conservative credentials and scolded Straus for veering a Republican-dominated House to the left.
Tyler Morning Telegraph, Sun, Nov 23 2014 @ 12:05 AM