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Police located wanted man out of Groesbeck

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Posted at 8:34 PM, Mar 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-29 22:32:06-04

GROESBECK, TX — Police located a wanted man Friday night.

According to police, they were looking for Richard Brandon Murphy, he was wanted in connection with theft of a motor vehicle and firearm.

Murphy was captured by Mexia police after they received a tip that indicated Murphy was in the area.

After a brief foot pursuit, he was taken into custody.

He was transported to the Limestone County Jail where he was charged with evading arrest, possession of marijuana and possession of a controlled substance.

He had the following outstanding arrest warrants:

  • Theft of firearm
  • Parole violation
  • Theft of property