Many stories of crime are shared through these pages, and today a sad story of injury to a child.

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A Borger resident has been indicted by a Hutchinson County grand jury. According to public court records, Alyzar Benjamin Mata was indicted on December 7 2022 for the felony charge of Injury to a Child with Serious Bodily Injury.

According to Hutchinson County Sheriff’s Office public jail records, the indictment stems from Mata’s arrest on February 15, 2022, for Injury to a Child. According to the Hutchinson County Mugshots Facebook page, numerous messages were sent in stating Mata had allegedly shaken his baby causing the injuries.

Injury to a child with serious bodily injury is a felony offense.  If convicted of the first-degree felony, which is if the act was done intentionally, and resulted in bodily injury or impairment.   Mata could receive between 5 to 99 years in prison and/or a fine of up to $10,000.  The second-degree felony which is, recklessly causing serious bodily injury or mental impairment, faces up to 20 years in prison and/or a fine of up to $10,000.

Thrilled to Be There: the Smiling Mugshots of Hutchinson County

Hutchinson County has plenty of people who have committed a criminal blunder (or two). And just like any other bigger city, jail is no fun. However, some of the residents of Borger and Stinnett are believers in keeping their spirits high in the face of adversity.

Not sure what we mean?

Well....let's just say that Randall County's cheerful inmates aren't the only ones who seem happy to be arrested....While there’s nothing funny about committing a crime, these offenders in Hutchinson County certainly do know how to light up a pod with their smile :-)

The 806's Strange & Screwed Up Crimes Of 2021.....So Far

It's 2021 and folks are making up for staying indoors and following the law all throughout 2020. This isn't always a good thing, though. There have been quite a few odd, wacky, and outright grotesque crimes committed in the Texas Panhandle this year so far.

From Friona to Lubbock, there's plenty of bad behavior on display throughout the 806 in 2021.

Take a look at what these hellions have gotten themselves into:

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