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Fort Worth officers fatally shot domestic disturbance suspect

February 14th, 2018 - Comments Off

FORT WORTH, Texas — Fort Worth police officers fatally shot an armed suspect during a traffic stop on Wednesday afternoon in north Fort Worth.

Fort Worth Police Department Sgt. Chris Britt said the shooting reportedly occurred about 3 p.m. at Presidio Junction Shopping Center in the 3000 block of North Tarrant Parkway.

Britt said officers were earlier dispatched to an unidentified business for a domestic-related 911 call.

“The call details said that the potential suspect was displaying a handgun,” said Britt.

“The officers, once they got on scene, were able to locate that suspect and follow him to this location where they stopped him to investigate the disturbance.”

Resident killed, suspect critically injured in South Side home invasion

February 14th, 2018 - Comments Off

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — A Tuesday night home invasion on the South Side reportedly left one man killed and another critically wounded.

Police said two suspects, at least one of whom was armed, allegedly broke into a home in the 300 block of Regina Street around 11:45 p.m.

Authorities believe one other suspect waited outside. One of those who broke in allegedly ordered a 50-year-old resident to the ground, and then went into another room where he confronted a second resident.

Police said the suspect and the second resident began to struggle, and a single gunshot was fired.

Arrests made in killing of mom during Houston attempted carjacking

February 10th, 2018 - Comments Off

HOUSTON, Texas – Two men were arrested and charged with capital murder in the killing of a 30-year-old woman Monday night in Houston’s Alief area.

Houston police said Jermia Guillory, 20, and D’Marquis Boone, 24, are responsible for murdering Kiesha Price, 30, at a southwest Houston gas station Monday night. Robbery is the motive behind the killing.

During a Friday news conference, Police Chief Art Acevedo praised the hard work by Houston police investigators, tactical unit, homicide, and Westside patrol to crack the case.

“We’re very confident in the case we built and charges we filed and we’re confident we’ll get convictions,” said Chief Acevedo.

2 Westerville police killed responding to 911 hang-up call

February 10th, 2018 - Comments Off

WESTERVILLE, Ohio — Authorities said two Westerville police officers were shot and killed Saturday while responding to a 911 hang-up call.

Westerville police Chief Joe Morbitzer said Officers Anthony Morelli, 54, and Eric Joering, 39, arrived at a residence on Crosswind Drive at 12:10 p.m. and they were “immediately met with gunfire.”

Officials said the officers may have walked into a “potential domestic” violence situation.

The chief said Joering, a 17-year police veteran, was pronounced dead at the scene. Morelli was taken to the hospital, where he later died. Morelli was a member of the city’s bike patrol unit.

Cleveland woman hit with bullet while watching TV

February 9th, 2018 - Comments Off

CLEVELAND, Ohio – A 53-year-old Cleveland woman watching television on the couch was struck Thursday when someone allegedly fired several bullets into a West Side home.

A Cleveland police report states the shooting occurred shortly after midnight at a house on West 95th Street south of Madison Avenue in the Cudell neighborhood.

A bullet reportedly struck the woman in the buttocks and traveled through her body and exited through her abdomen.

The report says she was taken to MetroHealth, where police were told that she would be released later on Thursday.

Teen killed in revenge shooting at South West side

February 9th, 2018 - Comments Off

SAN ANTONIO, Texas – A 19-year-old man was shot to death by three masked suspects early Friday at a mobile home park on Southwest Side.

Police said the three suspects reportedly confronted the victim and another person around midnight in the Valley Ridge mobile home park in the 8600 block of Southwest Loop 410.

Police said the victim allegedly robbed one of the suspects sometime prior to the shooting.

The suspects and victim reportedly began fighting. During the struggle, two suspects pulled out guns and opened fire, striking the victim in the chest. He was later pronounced dead at the scene.

Cleveland man accused in carjacking of woman

February 9th, 2018 - Comments Off

LAKEWOOD, Ohio – A 24-year-old Cleveland man has been accused of carjacking a woman Tuesday.

Police obtained an arrest warrant for Fraiser G.L. Turner, who is wanted on an aggravated robbery charge, according to Capt. Edward Hassing.

Lakewood police said in a news release that Bratenahl Village police reportedly spotted the car late Thursday and discovered it was stolen.

Police said Turner reportedly led authorities on a high-speed chase. The car struck a pole near the intersection of East 105th Street and St. Clair Avenue.

The release said Turner was taken into custody after a short foot pursuit. He is currently in Cuyahoga County Jail.

2 men admitted to role in Pharr attempted robbery

February 8th, 2018 - Comments Off

McALLEN, Texas — The U.S. Attorney’s Office said that two men who didn’t have legal permission to be in the country reportedly admitted to their role in an attempted robbery in Pharr.

Rogelio Acosta-Moctezuma, 39, and Jose Israel Villa-Reyes, 27, both residing in Pharr, reportedly pleaded guilty to federal weapons charges.

The duo reportedly pleaded guilty Tuesday to conspiring to interfere with commerce by threats or violence and to carrying a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence before U.S. District Judge Micaela Alvarez.

2 bystanders injured in West Side shooting

February 3rd, 2018 - Comments Off

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Two bystanders, including a 14-year-old boy, were injured when gunfire allegedly broke out late Friday in a West Side neighborhood, prompting an hours-long standoff with SWAT.

Richard Montez, 33, Juan Martinez, 18, and Andres Martinez, 20, were arrested Saturday on a charge of aggravated assault.

SAPD spokesman Officer Doug Greene said the suspects allegedly fired nearly 50 rounds about 11:30 p.m. Friday in the 200 block of St. Christopher Walk.

It wasn’t immediately known whether the two Martinez men are related.

Police said an early report indicated there was one person shooting, but it turned out that was not the case.

Man arrested in July car burglaries; 3 charged in Bryan store robbery

February 3rd, 2018 - Comments Off

BRYAN, Texas – An 18-year-old man was arrested and faces more charges for his alleged participation in up to eight car burglaries during the summer.

Fernando Funez-Cruz was charged this week with three counts of burglary of a vehicle, a state jail felony.

Funez-Cruz was released from the Brazos County Jail on $12,000 bond.

College Station police said eight cars were broken into in south College Station on July 31.

A car identified by a witness was located and pulled over.  When the car stopped, the three teens inside reportedly ran off.