Friday, March 22, 2013

William Brown - Arrested For Mall Robbery - Odessa Tx

35-year-old William Brown was arrested this morning and charge with robbery. According to police records, Brown robbed a 60-year-old woman in the Midland Park Mall parking lot on Saturday. William Brown was booked into jail. The amount of his bond was not immediately available.

Lauren Cherry - DWI Injury To A Child - Austin Tx

A young woman was in court in Austin Texas today after hitting a 13-year-old girl in August. Lauren Cherry is charged with DWI and injuring a 13-year-old girl by running over the child with her car. Ekia Smith has been in a vegetative state since the accident. In addition to being drunk behind the wheel and running over the little girl, Cherry is also charged with not stopping to render aid.

Man Shot & Murdered On Shadyway Drive - Arlington Tx

There was a murder last night on Shadyway Drive in Arlington Texas. When police responded to the 4700 block they found a man dead on the floor of the home. A short time later, another police officer gave chase to a car that had two people injured in it. One with a gunshot wound to the leg and a woman who appeared to have a severe cut to her face. Those two people were taken into custody and it appears the two crimes are connected.

School Bus Involved In Traffic Accident - Houston Tx

This morning, a school bus with the Houston ISD was involved in a traffic accident on Reed Road and Rosehaven. The students on the bus attended Pro-Vision on Wilmington. A few students complained of aches and pains and were taken to a local hospital to be checked out. Houston police are investigating the cause of the accident.

Jon Miranda & Marlessa Saldana Arrested - Texas City

Two people were arrested today in connection to a rash of home burglaries in Texas City. 21-year-old Jon Michael Miranda and 25-year-old Marlessa Renice Saldana were both arrested. According to police, Miranda and Saldana are responsible for at least 16 home and business burglaries in the Texas City area.

Daniel Baus Injured In Motorcycle Crash - Amarillo Tx

Yesterday afternoon, a serious motorcycle crash on I-27 in Amarillo Texas sent a young man to the hospital. 33-year-old Daniel L. Baus lost control of his motorcycle on I-27 around 2pm on Thursday. He was thrown from the bike and taken to a local hospital with life threatening injuries.

Tom Harness Arrested For Stealing Church Money - San Antonio Tx

A maintenance manager has been caught stealing money from his own church. 40-year-old Tom Harness was arrested after he was caught stealing money from the Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in San Antonio Texas. After watching collections drop over the past few months, the director of operations at the church install surveillance cameras and that is how they caught Harness stealing.

Russell Hamby Found Dead In His Home - Temple Tx

In what police are describing as a suspicious death, an autopsy has been ordered for 50-year-old Russell Hamby. Hamby was found dead in his home on Monroe Avenue in Temple Texas on Thursday evening. His body was sent to the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Science in Dallas.

Thursday, March 21, 2013

San Antonio Tx - Joseph Lopez - Lost 200 Pounds In One Year

All I can say is WOW. A young man who calls San Antonio Texas home has lost 200 pounds in one year, without any fad diets or person fitness trainers. He did it all on his own. Lopez was always fat, according to an interview he had with WOAI television. While he does not blame his family for feeding him the wrong kinds of food growing up, he does believe that eating too much of the wrong foods is what made him fat. If you would like to learn more about how Joseph Lopez lost all that weight, simply click his image above.

Corpus Christi Tx - George Viera - Indicted Capital Murder

On Thursday, a Corpus Christi Texas man was indicted on a charge of capital murder. 39-year-old George P. Viera's indictment steams from the murder of Donald Lenetz, age 76, who was found dead in a mall restroom on December 15, 2012. The murder took place in La Palmera Mall.

Longview Tx - Bobby Madewell Jr. Died - Gregg County Jail

The sheriff of Gregg County Texas, Maxey Cerliano, announced today that he is conducting an investigation into what caused the death of an inmate this morning. 51-year-old Bobby Madewell Jr. died after he was shocked with a Taser during an altercation with jail guards. According to police reports, Madewell Jr. became agitated early this morning and when guards tried to bring him under control he stopped responding and later died.

Baytown Tx 12-Year-Old Girl Bitten By Dogs Is Hospitalized

In a sad story out of Baytown Texas tonight, a 12-year-old little girl was savagely bitten by two dogs belonging to her neighbor. The girl was a frequent visitor to the house, but the homeowner always told her to call first so they could put up their dogs. Today, however, the 12-year-old forgot to call and after she opened the gate leading to the house she was bitten repeatedly by the two dogs. This all occurred on Saint Andrews Drive in Baytown Texas. The dogs, both Pit Bull - Labrador mixed were taken into custody by animal control after the attack.

Alexis Abbott Charged With Schroeder Murder - Beaumont Tx

Alexis Mariah Abbott was charged with one count of murder in Jefferson County Tx for the death of William Schroeder. At first it appeared to police that Schroeder, from Beaumont Tx, died of an overdose in November of 2012. However, additional evidence now suggests that his death was a homicide.

Rex Nisbett Arrested For 1991 Murder Of Wife Vicki - Cedar Park Tx

A cold case murder from 1991 may be closer to being solved tonight after Rex Nisbett was arrested for the murder of his wife Vicki. The Williamson County District Attorney's Office decided to present existing evidence to a grand jury and after listening to what they had, they decided to indict Nisbett on murder charges.

Evan Spencer Ebel Killed After Shooting Deputy - Bowie Tx

28-year-old Evan Spencer Ebel was shot and killed today after he shot and wounded Montague County Sheriff's deputy James Boyd. Boyd is recovering in a Fort Worth, Tx hospital. According to police, Ebel was also a suspect in two murders in Colorado. Deputy James Boyd had no idea what he was walking into when he pulled over Ebel's car and was shot three times.

Name Of Shot Montague County Tx Deputy Released - James Boyd

The name of a Montague County Texas deputy who was shot three times this morning after a traffic stop has been released. His name is James Boyd. According to information from the scene, Boyd was shot three times (once in the head and twice in the chest). He was flown to a Fort Worth hospital in critical condition.

Girl Vanishes From Herbert Marcus Elementary School In Dallas

A 9-year-old girl vanished this morning from Herbert Marcus Elementary School in Dallas Texas after leaving her classroom to use the restroom. Police are search for the little girl at this time. The school is located on Northaven Road. The child's name was not released at this time.

Montague County Sheriff Deputy Shot Near Bowie Tx

Earlier today, a Montague County Sheriff Deputy was shot inside the city limits of Bowie Texas. At this time, the name of the officer has not been release. However, it is known that he was taken to a hospital via air ambulance. Traffic on HWY 287 at FM 174 in Bowie Tx is being diverted while police officers investigate the scene. There is no word on whether or not a suspect has been arrested at this time.

Murder Suicide On Vale Drive San Antonio Tx (West Side)

Police responded to what appears to be a murder suicide in San Antonio's West Side this morning. A welfare check at a home in the 9600 block of Vale Drive quickly turned into a murder investigation after police broke into the home and discovered three bodies. The names of the dead nor the circumstances of how each died have not been released by police as of yet. However, it is known that two of the victims were elderly and the other was a much younger man.

Police On Bikes Patrol Lake Highlands Section Of Dallas Tx

Within the past month, three rapes have taken place within a mile of each other in the Lake Highlands section of Dallas. Needless to say, resident are scared and want more police officers looking for the rapist. Today, the Dallas Police Department announced they have started additional patrols guarding the area and some of those police officers are on bicycles. The three latest rape victims were all in their 20's and 30's and were attacked after the rapist broke in through the back door of their homes.

Edgar Omar Cuellar Shot By Police On Oswego - Houston Tx

17-year-old Edgar Omar Cuellar was shot in his own home early this morning in Jacinto City, Texas. Cuellar was a fugitive from the law ever since he shot and wounded two police officer that were called to his home to assisted him late yesterday. As police closed in on Cuellar Wednesday night, he was shot and injured by a SWAT team as he sat in his bathroom. His wounds are not considered to be life-threatening.

Fernando Munoz Cleared Of One Rape Charge In Dallas Tx

Only a few days ago, the Dallas Police Department and prosecutors ran to microphones to announce they had arrested a serial rapist and his name was Fernando Munoz. Now it appears they were wrong, at least when it comes to one of the rapes in question. One rape in the Lake Highlands district of Dallas on February 22, 2013 was not committed by Munoz after DNA evidence cleared him. The past week, there have been two more rapes in the Lake Highlands section of Dallas and residents are hoping that Dallas police find the right man and put him behind bars before another woman is sexually assaulted and/or raped.

Has Hailey Dunn's Body Been Found Near Lake In Snyder Tx?

Back in December of 2010, a 13-year-old girl by the name of Hailey Dunn went missing. Her family has had few clues as to what happened to her. Last weekend, a body was found near a lake in Snyder Texas and some believe that body belongs to Hailey Dunn. The family told reporters this week that they are hoping the remains found are not those of their daughter, Hailey.

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Colleyville Heritage Teacher Dickson Arrested In Grapevine Tx

Teacher, 25-year-old Cody Ray Dickson from Bedford Tx, was arrested today and charged with having an improper relationship with a student. According to police reports, Dickson exchanged sexually worded text messages with a 16-year-old girl at the school. Dickson has been placed on leave with the school district while these charges are investigated further.

Tyler Rhein Schobert Killed By Train In San Marcos Tx

20-year-old Tyler Rhein Schobert was hit and killed by a train in San Marcos, Texas on Tuesday. The accident occurred in the 600 block of East Hopkins Street. Schobert was taken to University Medical Center Brackenridge where he later died. Police are continuing their investigation.

Coach David Norris Guilty Plea Sexual Assault - Holliday Tx

A former softball coach with the Holliday, Texas school system plead guilty today to Sexual Assault and Improper Relations with a student. Coach David Norris' guilty plea was enter in the 30th District court. Norris will spend five years in jail for his crime. In court on Wednesday, he apologized not only to the victim - but also to his wife and family.

Home Invaders Commit Suicide When Confronted In Maypearl Tx

Two people attempting a home invasion in Maypearl, Texas are dead tonight after killing themselves when confronted by a homeowner with a gun. The identities of the two criminals have not been released as of yet, but it appears they were on some kind of home invasion road trip today until one homeowner armed with a gun decided to stand up to them. According to police, one of the criminals died in a vehicle while the other died in a field both with self inflected gunshot wounds. More to come later.

2 Police Officers Shot & Wounded In Jacinto City Tx

Two police officers were shot and wounded Wednesday night in Jacinto City, Texas. According to police reports, the two officers were answering a call for help from a family who had a 17-year-old son who was showing signs of suicide. One of the police officers was rush via Life Flight to Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston. The condition of the other officer is not known at this time. Police are searching for Edgar Cuellar as the shooter.

Bertha Mae Wallace Cuts Boyfriends Throat - San Antonio Tx

59-year-old Bertha Mae Wallace became upset with her boyfriend last night and cut his throat. The man was taken to the hospital in critical condition. Wallace believed the man was cheating on her. This crime took place in West San Antonio, Texas. Wallace was arrested in the 200 block of Burlington and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Reyes & Benwire Drive By Shooting Arrest - Amarillo Tx

18-year-old Michael Anthony Reyes and 28-year-old Eric Matthew Benwire were arrested last night in Amarillo Texas for gun charges including a "drive by shooting". Around 7pm, police heard what they thought to be gun shots in downtown Amarillo around Jackson and 2nd Street. After learning who was firing the shots, police located the suspects and took them to jail.

Opera Georgianna Davanelos Died From Fall In El Paso Tx

42-year-old Georgianna Davanelos was found dead in her El Paso apartment on Monday. She was an apparent victim of a fall that cost her life. A coworker found her body after she she did not show up for work. The medical examiner has ruled her death as accidental.

Dead Body Found At FM 1346 & Stuart Road In San Antonio Tx

The Bexar County Sheriffs Office is investing the discovery of a dead body in St. Hedwig, Texas on FM 1346 near Stuart Road. The body was found in a grassy area and appeared to have suffered gun shot and/or stab wounds. According to police, the man was likely murdered elsewhere and his body was dumped just off FM 1346.

Transcini Richerson Killed By A US Marshal In Waco Tx

30-year-old Transcini Richerson was shot dead by a United States Marshal on Monday. There were warrants for the arrested of Richerson and in those documents he was listed as armed and dangerous. This shooting took place on Cumberland Avenue around 1pm on Monday. According to US Marshals at the scene, the suspect Richerson car was surrounded by authorities who order him out with his hands up. Instead, Richerson reached for something in the car and one of the US Marshal's shot and killed him.

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Murder Suicide Desoto Tx On Timber Trail - Husband & Wife

There was an apparent murder suicide in Desoto Tx this evening that left a husband and wife dead. Few details are available at this time, but the shooting took place on Timber Trail. A witness at the scene told reporters that the dead man was a former police officer who had recently lost his job.

Richardson & Lake Highlands Schools On Lock-Down Dallas Tx

Several schools in Richardson and the Lake Highlands section of Dallas, Tx are on lock-down today. The reason is because of the tremendous number of police officers and investigators in the area after another possible rape occurred this morning. As a precaution and for the safety of students, several school campus' have been locked-down while police investigate this crime.

Lake Highlands Rape - Aldwick & Lanshire Drive - Dallas Tx

Another rape took place this morning in the Lake Highlands section of Dallas, Tx. This attack occurred around 7am when the attacker kicked in the door of a house near Aldwick and Lanshire Drive in the Lake Highlands area. Several Richardson Tx schools went on lock-down while police investigated. Only a few days ago, there was another rape on Ferndale Road in the same section of Dallas.

Borger Tx Teens Kevin Cardon & Raymundo Dominque Found Dead

Sunday afternoon, two teenagers - 18-year-old Kevin Cardon and 17-year-old Raymundo Dominque were found dead in a home at 703 E. 6th Street in Borger, Tx. The bodies of both young men were sent for autopsy, but police believe at this time the reason the two young men died was because of a drug overdose.

Dallas Tx Resident Gerry Canepa Murdered In Oak Cliff Home

68-year-old Gerry Canepa from South Montreal Avenue in Oak Cliff, Tx was found dead in his home on Monday. Police believe he was murdered. Neighbors said Canepa lived alone in the house, but frequently had visitors. According to a witness at the scene, Canepa's big screen TV was missing and police said it appeared Canepa had been stabbed to death.

Houston Tx Man Dumped 3-Year-Old Daughter At McDonald's

Last night, a man pulled up to a Houston Tx McDonald's Restaurant - then walked inside with a little girl and just left her there. Employees at the store called police and they responded and took the girl to a hospital just to get checked out. About an hour later the man showed back up at the same McDonald's looking for his daughter and instead found the police ready to arrest him.

Monday, March 18, 2013

Rider In Tour de Houston Tx Died During Race Sunday

Yesterday, a bike rider died during the Tour de Houston competition. The name of the dead rider has not been released at this time. The death of the rider appears to be from natural causes, instead of from an accidental fall or anything like that. Sunday's race was put together to raise funds for Houston parks. This annual race includes 20, 45 and 70 mile competitions.

Dallas Tx Home Invasion On Reynolds Avenue Early Saturday

Few things are more terrorizing that having total strangers break into your home and abuse your family at gun point. On early Saturday morning, that is exactly what happened to a family living on Reynolds Avenue in Dallas Texas. These criminal home invaders carried AK-47 rifles and meant business as they robbed a homeowner. The man of the house was hit hard by the back of a gun and injured. If you can help Dallas police solve this case, please give them a call.

Sunday, March 17, 2013

Julian Martinez Arrested For San Antonio Tx Sexual Assault

20-year-old Julian Martinez was arrested today and charged with the sexual assault of a 12-year-old girl. Sadly, San Antonio Tx police believe there may be more young victims of Martinez. According to police reports, Julian Martinez drugged the young girl with Xanaz before sexually assaulting her. Martinez told police that he is innocent.

Video Replay Of Tx HWY 281 Bridge Implosion - Marble Falls

An 80-year-old bridge that had been the main way in and out of Marble Falls, Texas for generations is no more. On Sunday, an explosives company contracted by the Texas State Department of Transportation (TXDOT) carefully planted dozens of explosive charges on the old bridge and brought it crashing into the water below in a matter of seconds. There were reports that 911 cell service in the area was knocked out for a short time, but for the hundreds of people who showed up to watch this old bridge come tumbling down - they were not disappointed. Click the image above to watch a video replay of the implosion of the Highway 281 bridge in Marble Falls, Tx earlier today.

Carrollton Tx Teenager Gerson Lagunez Dead At Age 16

Students, teachers and parents of kids attending Newman Smith High School in Carrollton Tx are mourning the unexpected death of a well liked student last week. 16-year-old Gerson Lagunez died suddenly on March 15, 2013. The medical examiner has yet to decide what was his cause of death, but his family did tell reporters that he suffered from a heart murmur. A memorial service for Lagunez will be held on Tuesday. The Carrollton / Farmers Branch ISD will have grief councilors available for students when classes resume tomorrow.

Waco Tx Dodge Dealer Sam Nay Jr. Funeral Sevice On Monday

A well known and respected member of the Waco, Tx business community passed away recently at the age of 95-years-old. For many years, Sam Nay Jr. owned and managed Waco Dodge at the corner of Wooded Acres and Valley Mills Dr. In recent years, Dodge cars, trucks and vans have been sold in the Waco area by Allen Samuels Dodge on West Loop 340. Sam Nay Jr. was a civic leader and a member of the Rotary Club, Texas Automobile Dealers Association and the Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce. A funeral service for Sam Nay Jr. will be held at the First United Methodist Church of Waco beginning at 1pm tomorrow (Monday).

One Car Two Motorcycles Crash On FM 2222 - Austin Tx

There was a fatal traffic accident that occurred today on FM 2222 not far from Austin, Tx. This crash involved one car and two motorcycles. Four victims were injured and taken to Breckenridge University Medical Center, while two others were sent to UMCB via STAR Flight. The names of the dead and injured have not been released at this time.

Britt Chadvurn Privatte Escapes From Montgomery County Tx Jail

40-year-old Britt Chadvurn Privatte escaped from the Montgomery County Tx jail Sunday afternoon near Conroe. Privatte is considered armed and dangerous. He was in jail and charged with aggravated robbery at the time of his escape. If you have information that will lead to the recapture of Privatte, please call the Montgomery County Sheriffs Office at this phone number - 936-760-5800.

Corpus Christi Tx Beach Fest 2013 Cancelled This Weekend

Hundreds of people in the Corpus Christi, Tx area were ready to enjoy some clean family entertainment this weekend. However, the event called "Beach Fest 2012" has been cancelled. It appears now that while the organizer of the event, Beth Guarneri, had the best of intentions in mind - in the end she and the other organizers did not have sufficient money to put on the event and pay people like off duty police officers and band members for their time. Now what was advertised to be a clean family event to compete with Spring Break trips to dangerous places like Mexico- has failed in it's core mission.

Fatal Car Crash Lubbock Tx On I-27 North At 19th Street

One man is dead and one woman was injured Saturday night on Interstate 27 at the 19th Street overpass in Lubbock, Tx. The names of the dead and injured have not been released at this time, but we do know that the man killed was 34-years-old and the female who was injured is 47-years-old. Northbound lanes of I-27 were closed for an extended period of time after the crash, while police investigated the accident and cleaned up the the wreckage off the road.

San Antonio Tx Resident Israel Pacheco Shot Dead In Yard

According to police 39-year-old Israel Pacheco was simply walking in front of his home last Thursday when someone stopped in the middle of the street, got out of their car and shot him dead. Pacheco was with a friend when he was fatally shot three times. This murder took place on West Laurel. If you know anything about who might have killed Pacheco, please contact the San Antonio police department.