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Knife-wielding man allegedly threatened Barton Hills workers

May 20th, 2017 - Comments »

AUSTIN, Texas – An arrest affidavit states a man with a knife allegedly entered the Barton Hills Market and threatened to stab several convenience store workers on Thursday evening.

The affidavit said police arrived at the scene and took 26-year-old Ryan Schissler into custody after he started “waving the knives” around. Authorities reportedly subdued Schissler with a Taser.

Police said the incident started around 9:30 p.m. on Thursday night. A man entered the convenience store with a knife in each hand and approached a customer.

The customer hid behind the cashier’s counter with the help of a convenience store worker.

Bryan woman, friend arrested in theft of hearse with body inside

May 20th, 2017 - Comments »

BRYAN, Texas – A 28-year-old Bryan woman and her friend were arrested in connection with the theft of a hearse that had a body inside on Friday morning.

Court documents state Tanya Ray Albrecht allegedly dumped a body along a rural road when she stole the hearse while its driver left the engine running and went into a store to buy a newspaper.

The heist reportedly ended 6 ½ hours later with the arrests of Albrecht and a friend, identified as Adam Craig Crow, whom she apparently picked up 30 minutes after speeding off in the tan Suburban.

Amarillo police search for murder suspect

May 19th, 2017 - Comments »

AMARILLO, Texas — Police in Amarillo has identified a suspect in a slaying on Sunday and is asking the public for help in locating him.

A warrant for the arrest of Jorge Alberto Falcon Sanchez, 34, on a murder charge has been issued by the 47th District Attorney’s Office in Potter County on Thursday.

Amarillo police and its Special Crimes Unit officers reportedly identified Sanchez as a suspect in the death of Albert Phillip Pacheco Jr. after finding evidence linking him to the crime.

Investigators reportedly determined that Sanchez lived in the area of the homicide, and APD said they have recovered physical evidence linking him to the crime.

Cleveland man shot outside friend’s house

May 19th, 2017 - Comments »

CLEVELAND, Ohio – A Cleveland mother reportedly called police Thursday after a shooter allegedly opened fire on her son and his friends outside her house on the East Side.

Police said one of her son’s friends, a 19-year-old Cleveland man, suffered a gunshot wound to his heel and was taken to Cleveland Clinic.

Police were not able to track down the alleged gunman Thursday night. The shooting happened about 11:45 pm. on East 82nd Street near Cedar Avenue in the Fairfax neighborhood.

Suspect sought in fatal South Austin shooting

May 19th, 2017 - Comments »

AUSTIN, Texas — A 51-year-old man has died after he was found shot outside an office building in South Austin on Friday morning and authorities are looking for the suspect.

Austin police officers responded to reports of shots fired just after 7 a.m. at 611 S. Congress Avenue where they reportedly found the man, identified as Van Kevin White, with obvious trauma to his body.

Austin-Travis County EMS tried to revive the man before taking him to University Medical Center Brackenridge. White later died from his injuries at the hospital.

Police declined to offer any details about the shooter or about a possible motive.

Suspects beat and robbed victims at NW Side apartment

May 18th, 2017 - Comments »

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Police said two suspects claiming to be police officers forced their way into a Northwest Side apartment complex and bound four victims with zip ties before they allegedly beat and robbed the group Thursday.

Officers first responded to the 11000 block of Huebner Oaks around 7 a.m., where they met a victim who had blood on his face and a black eye.

The victim reportedly claimed he and three other people were inside an apartment at a complex in the 4900 block of Woodstone Drive when they heard knocking on the door and someone claiming to be a police officer.

Teen arrested in State Highway Patrol chase through Elyria

May 17th, 2017 - Comments »

ELYRIA, Ohio – Authorities reportedly arrested a male teenager and his 18-year-old passenger Wednesday afternoon following a chase by a State Highway Patrol trooper.

A news release states the 15-year-old boy was pulled over about 1 p.m. on Murray Ridge Road in Elyria Township by a state trooper because the teen was allegedly speeding in a 2004 Toyota Camry.

Soon after he was pulled over, the teen allegedly sped away from the officer, heading east on Leo Bullocks Parkway.

After the driver realized that the road was closed ahead, he took a U-turn and headed west on the road while the trooper chase the vehicle.

Gunman killed Ohio police chief, 2 nursing home workers

May 12th, 2017 - Comments »

KIRKERSVILLE, Ohio — Authorities said a gunman fatally shot an Ohio village police chief and two nursing home employees on Friday before he was found dead.

Licking County Sheriff Randy Thorp identified the slain police chief as Steven Eric Disario, who headed the Kirkersville Police Department.

Thorp said Disario, 36, had only been on the job for about three weeks. He said the chief was a father of six children, with a seventh on the way.

“It’s a hard day for all of us,” Thorp said.

El Paso man faces murder charge for decapitating mother

May 12th, 2017 - Comments »

EL PASO, Texas – A 31-year old El Paso man is facing a murder charge in connection with the death of his mother who had been allegedly decapitated in West El Paso last month.

Fernando Alonzo Alarcon was booked into the El Paso County Jail Annex on Thursday after being extradited from Doña Ana County, where he was arrested April 21 after driving away from El Paso.

The body of Graciela Acosta Licon, 62, was found early April 20 in the apartment she shared with her son at the Mesa Place Townhomes, 5450 Suncrest Drive.

Akron father mistook daughter for intruder, shot her

May 11th, 2017 - Comments »

AKRON, Ohio – Authorities said a 42-year-old Akron man reportedly mistook his 22-year-old daughter for an intruder early Thursday and shot her.

The daughter reportedly suffered non-life-threatening injuries in the shooting that took place at a house on Onondago Avenue near Brittain Road.

Police said no charges have been filed but the incident remains under investigation.

The father reportedly heard someone in his kitchen just before 1 a.m., prompting him to grab his gun. He reportedly called out but no one responded.