Top Local Stories Today 03/16/17

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In news with Kaitlin Moore, a 32 year old woman is found guilty for murder and is sentenced to 8 years in prison.

 Kimberly Linthicum is charged for Brian  Plunkett whose body was found by deer hunters in San Angelo’s state park..

According to her statements she provided information to the sheriff’s office about her role in the murder.

Linthicum maintained from the beginning that she did not murder Brian Plunkett that George Simmons was the one who actually committed the murder.

However, she did play a role in the developments that lead to the murder and that’s why she plead guilty.

KLST spoke to the father of the victim who addressed the court after the plea and he says 8 years isn’t long enough.

District attorney John Best  stated if new evidence arises in this case that connects George Simmons to Plunkett’s death they will pursue it.

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A San Angelo woman is jailed after police seized a large amount of methamphetamine at a south San Angelo home.

Members of the police street crimes unit and Texas DPS agents seized what officers called a significant amount of methamphetamine and cash.

They used a specially trained dog in the search of the home on west Avenue Q.

The 37-year-old San Angelo woman who lives in the home, Monica Castillo  is jailed on a charge of manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance between 200 and 400 grams.

Officials also seized roughly 17-hundred dollars in cash.

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A San Angelo man is sentenced to 40 years in prison for drug trafficking.

Wednesday at the Tom Green County courthouse 29 year old John Escobedo was found guilty of manufacture to deliver a controlled substance.

Escobedo was part of a large methamphetamine seizure that took place in September 2015 at a residence on east 24th Street.

Escobedo was handed a 40 year prison sentence.

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Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 80. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Thursday night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 88. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
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Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

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