Lookup Arrests and Wanted Persons in the City of Buda, Texas. Results Include: Arrest Records, Warrants, Mugshot, Type of Crime, Warrant Number, Bond Amount, Race, DOB, Eyes, Height, Weight, Sex, Age, Hair.
Buda, TX Information
The City of Buda has a population of 7295 as of the 2010 census. The mayor as of 2017 is Todd Ruge. His address is City of Buda, PO Box 1380, Buda, TX 78610. Todd was active in the community, becoming a member of Buda’s Zoning Board of Adjustment and Vice-President of the non-profit organization The Friends of the Buda Library before becoming Mayor.He can be reached through his email address (firstname.lastname@example.org).
In 2015, there were 16 full-time law enforcement employees serving the city, 15 of which are police officers. That leads to 1.18 officers assigned to every 1,000 citizens, which is lower than the average of Texas at 2.09 officers per 1,000 people.
Buda, Texas | City Police Station and Crime Index Information
Buda City had recorded 2783 crimes per 1000 citizens. There has been 53 registered sex offenders living in the city, with the sex offender-residents ratio at 1 to 177.
The city of Buda, Texas is safer than 67% of the cities in the state of Texas and 59% of the cities in the United States. Approximately 7.62 crimes occur daily for every 100,000 people, which is lower than both the Texas average of 8.89 and the national average of 7.83. In the city of Buda, Texas, you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of any crime. The number of total year over year crimes in the city of Buda has also decreased by 1%.
The Buda Police Department was founded on October 20, 2010 to provide an increased level of crime prevention and public service to the Citizens of Buda. There are a total of 4 divisions in the department, namely: Traffic, Patrol, Animal Control, and Criminal Investigations. Currently, the Police Chief is Bo Kidd.
Buda Police Department Address:
100 Houston St.
P.O. Box 1380
Buda, TX 78610
Phone: (512) 312-1001
The Buda Police Department currently uses the Hays County Jail. The Jail can be contacted at 512-393-7800.
The online jail portal is located here.
The online warrants lookup portal is located here.
The Buda Police Department also has its Facebook page which can be accessed here.
Lookup Warrants in Buda, Texas
The Municipal Court is responsible for issuing of warrants in the city. To check if you have an outstanding warrant you can call (512) 295-2562 for more information on warrants or have a personal visit to the Municipal Court at 121 Main St., P.O. Box 1218, Buda, TX 78610
How Does Bail Work in Texas?
Once an individual is arrested for a crime, they are brought to a local law enforcement agency to be booked, a process which lasts 1-2 hours. The booking process gives them a court date to resolve the charges, and before the date, the arrested person will have to be jailed. They are given an option to be released from jail, too, commonly by posting bail. Bail can be thought of as enticement for a jailed individual to appear in court on the given court date once released.
There are three release options available: release on own recognizance, cash bail, or surety bond.
The release on own recognizance option requires the defendant to promise the court to appear if needed by signing a written note. RORs do not require bail to be posted, and only require the person to promise that under ROR, he will not commit other offenses. RORs, however, are only granted to less serious misdemeanors, and the bail options are the only ones available if the petition for an ROR is rejected.
As the name suggests, cash bails requires cash to be posted as bail to the court. The amount posted will be held by the court, and will be fully returned if the defendant successfully appears on court. However, cash bails are expensive, so most people choose a surety bond.
Surety bonds require bail bonds agents, the ones who will do the bail, to be paid a 10% premium. This stipend, although a lot cheaper, cannot be reimbursed even if the defendant appears on court. The fee is also payable through credit cards and collateral, among other possible ways, and bail bonds agents are responsible for the defendant to appear on court. However, at the occasion that the defendant fails to appear, the entire amount which the agents spent, from the court bails to other miscellaneous fees must be paid in full.
Buda Police Station Address: 100 Houston St # B, Buda, TX 78610
Wednesday, October 10th, 2018 at 9:18am
#TrafficAlert: At approximately 1pm today, DPS and BPD will shut down various lanes of SB IH 35 between the 219 and 217 exits for approx 2 hours in order to reconstruct a crash scene that occurred two weeks ago. @CityofBudaTX #BudaTX https://t.co/XoF93pJiRt
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