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Bryan man critically shot after heated argument

October 21st, 2016 - Comments »

BRYAN, Texas – A 20-year-old Bryan man was critically shot Wednesday night after an argument in a neighborhood along Ursuline Avenue.

Authorities said the victim was in serious condition at CHI St. Joseph as of Thursday night.

Police said two suspects arrived at a home in the 1300 block of Ursuline Avenue just after 8 p.m. Wednesday.

The victim was inside the home when two men approached, one of whom was armed.

Police say an argument turned violent between one of the visitors and a resident. The victim was then shot in the driveway and the two men fled but have been cooperating with Bryan police, authorities say.

Arrests made in burglary of a law enforcement vehicle

October 20th, 2016 - Comments »

AMARILLO, Texas – Authorities reportedly arrested two unidentified people Thursday in an alleged burglary of a law enforcement vehicle.

Amarillo Police Department officers were sent about 6 a.m. to the 7100 block of Columbia Lane where a resident, a DPS trooper, reportedly told them that he came out to his marked patrol vehicle and found a person inside.

The trooper reportedly confronted the person, who then took items, including ammunition and tools, and got in a car parked nearby.

The person reportedly backed into the patrol unit and left the scene. The DPS trooper then fired a shot at the vehicle, damaging the driver window, authorities said.

4 more suspects arrested in fatal North Side shooting

October 19th, 2016 - Comments »

SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Authorities said Wednesday they have arrested four more people Wednesday in connection with the shooting death of a 37-year-old man earlier this month during an attempted robbery.

“For teenagers to have taken these kinds of alleged actions will change their lives forever,” Bexar County Sheriff Susan Pamerleau said.

Authorities said Milton Miles was found dead of apparent gunshot wounds Oct. 9 at the PURE View at TPC apartment complex at 4092 block TPC Parkway. Ethan Yoast and Jason Marino, both 18, were arrested on capital murder charges.

Pamerleau confirmed the teens were targeting the apartment in an attempt to steal drugs.

Murder suspect also accused in University Heights Subway robbery

October 18th, 2016 - Comments »

CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio — Police said the suspect in the slaying of a teenager working at Mr. Hero is also believed to have been involved in an “unsuccessful” robbery attempt at a Dollar General store.

Formal charges are still pending against the suspect who was arrested Sunday night.

Cleveland Heights Police Chief Annette Mecklenburg said Monday that the same suspect in custody is believed to have robbed the University Heights Subway sandwich shop on Saturday night (Oct. 15).

“We had no shortage of volunteers when this criminal hit University Heights on Saturday night,” Mecklenburg said. “After robberies on Friday and Saturday, we figured he’d be out again on Sunday.”

Teen stabbed mom’s alcoholic boyfriend

October 17th, 2016 - Comments »

AUSTIN, Texas – According to court documents on Saturday, police officers in Austin have charged a 17-year-old man after he allegedly stabbed his mother’s boyfriend who beat his brother.

An arrest affidavit states Brandon Trybendis is charged with aggravated assault while Felipe Acosta III is facing a separate assault charge.

The fight at the Southwest Austin residence began Friday night when Acosta disappeared only to return home drunk. Acosta is described in the affidavit as an alcoholic who is battling depression.

The affidavit said Acosta argued with his father and later turned his attention to Trybendis’ mother, Dena.

Teen injured in East Side shooting

October 14th, 2016 - Comments »

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Authorities said a 16-year-old boy was shot in the back Friday evening on the city’s East Side.

Cleveland police spokesman Det. Reginald Lanton said the teenager was struck in the back about 5:50 p.m. on the 16000 block of Dynes Avenue.

Lanton said the boy was taken to Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital for treatment and his current condition remains unknown. The circumstances of the shooting have not been released.

In a separate incident, a 52-year-old Cleveland man was arrested Thursday in connection with a deadly shooting outside a convenience store that stemmed from an argument.

Austin mother turns in son for alleged robberies

October 14th, 2016 - Comments »

AUSTIN, Texas – A concerned mom reportedly turned her son in for two alleged attempted armed robberies at an H-E-B and a Walmart in South Austin.

Anthony George Zarate, 18, was charged Wednesday on two first-degree felony counts of aggravated robbery. He is being held on a $50,000 bond, records show.

Austin police officer responded to an armed robbery call at about 1:40 p.m. on Oct. 2 at an H-E-B in the 2100 block of West Slaughter Lane.

A woman reportedly said a young man came up to her in the parking lot and told her to “something to (the) effect of ‘give me your purse.’”

Felon arrested for carrying loaded gun at library

October 14th, 2016 - Comments »

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Authorities said a 32-year-old man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly carrying a loaded revolver at the downtown public library where Mayor Ivy Taylor was presenting her fall selection for the Mayor’s Book Club.

Authorities reportedly found Dontez Jackson with a revolver loaded with hollow-point rounds at the downtown branch of the public library in the 600 Soledad St.

Jackson was arrested on a charge of unlawful carry of a weapon, a Class A misdemeanor.

The incident occurred at about 10:45 a.m. Tuesday, when several people made complaints that a man was flashing a handgun inside the library.

Man arrested in Head Start bomb threat

October 13th, 2016 - Comments »

AMARILLO, Texas — A 22-year-old man was arrested Thursday after he allegedly threatened Wednesday to blow up two Amarillo early childhood centers.

The suspect also threatened to begin shooting people at the scene once he realized the centers were being evacuated.

Amarillo Police arrested Alejandro Isidro Montes following an investigation that linked Wednesday’s threatening calls to his residence in the 1500 block of South Cleveland Street.

Montes allegedly made threats to blow up the Head Start Early Education Center at 1601 S. Cleveland as well as the Head Start School at 1023 N. Nelson St.

Police search for La Cantera shooter

October 13th, 2016 - Comments »

SAN ANTONIO, Texas —  Authorities are still searching for a gunman after they responded to reports of shooting at The Shops at La Cantera on the Northwest Side Thursday morning.

San Antonio Police Department spokesman Douglas Greene said no injuries were reported and no arrests have been made.

A report came in around 9:30 a.m. that a suspect was allegedly shooting at cars near the La Cantera exit, off Interstate 10. A shell casing was reportedly found at the scene.

“Based on all the calls we received, and based on the shell casings found, that pretty much confirms that there was an individual that was shooting,” Greene said.