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Man arrested in Northwest Austin bank robbery

July 28th, 2018 - Comments Off

AUSTIN, Texas — Officials said Austin police have arrested a man accused of robbing a Northwest Austin bank on Saturday morning, the second such robbery to occur in the area in two days.

Senior police officer Bino Cadenas said authorities were called at 10:19 a.m. to the Wells Fargo in the 13700 block of Research Boulevard near Lake Creek Parkway after employees triggered an alarm activation.

Cadenas said the alleged robber reportedly passed the teller note demanding money and headed out of the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Son stabbed father to death, threatened mom with ax in East El Paso

July 27th, 2018 - Comments Off

EL PASO, Texas — A 33-year-old El Paso man has been accused of threatening his mother with ax after stabbing to death his own father at a home in the far East Side.

Desiderio Agader III remains at the El Paso County Jail held on a $1.5 million bond in the stabbing death of his father, Desiderio Saldevar Agader Jr., 54.

Police were dispatched July 17 to the Agader home in the neighborhood of Pebble Hills High School, according to a complaint affidavit filed by a detective.

San Antonio boy allegedly kidnapped, drugged and sexually abused

July 20th, 2018 - Comments Off

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Records show a man and woman allegedly kidnapped an 11-year-old San Antonio boy, drugged him, sexually assaulted him and tried to sell him to a drug dealer.

Laura Garcia, 35, was arrested Thursday on charges of aggravated kidnapping and trafficking of persons. The man involved in the kidnapping has not been identified.

Garcia and the unidentified man approached the boy at a local park on Feb. 22 and pretended to be his parents, according to Texas Department of Public Safety officials.

They reportedly grabbed him by the arms and told him he needed to come home.

3 men questioned in Fort Worth bank robbery, shooting

July 19th, 2018 - Comments Off

FORT WORTH, Texas — Authorities reportedly questioned three men in what federal agents say was a robbery attempt that turned into a shooting at a Fort Worth bank on Thursday morning.

Fort Worth police Sgt. Chris Britt said at least two men went into the Veritex Bank at 2424 Merrick Street at 9:20 a.m. and opened fire.

Britt said three women employees were shot and are hospitalized with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

FBI Special Agent in Charge Eric Jackson said the incident is still under investigation. It wasn’t immediately clear if the shooters got away with any money.

Suspect arrested in Fort Worth assault of girl

July 18th, 2018 - Comments Off

FORT WORTH, Texas – Fort Worth police have arrested a 36-year-old truck driver in connection with the assault of a 12-year-old girl who was walking to her school bus in April.

Terry Wayne King II, who has lived in Fort Worth, was arrested Tuesday morning in Oklahoma City by officials with the U.S. Marshal’s Service on suspicion of injury to a child causing serious bodily injury.

Fort Worth police spokesman Sgt. Chris Britt said King is being held in Oklahoma City.

The girl, who was identified as being 13 when the attacked happened, was taken to Cook Children’s Medical Center. She is still hospitalized with serious injuries, police said Wednesday afternoon.

Man charged in 3 carjackings, Cleveland shootout

July 18th, 2018 - Comments Off

CLEVELAND, Ohio — A man already facing charges in three armed carjackings is now accused of trying to commit a fourth carjacking that turned into a shootout outside a Cleveland convenience store.

James Moncado, 25, is charged with aggravated robbery in the June 24 robbery and shootout outside the Family Dollar on Kinsman Avenue near East 116th Street.

Moncado is jailed on $100,000 bond in the incident that injured a 37-year-old man and the man’s 37-year-old girlfriend.

The shooting reportedly occurred about 8:30 p.m. when Moncado walked up behind the man leaving the store, put a gun to his back and ordered him to give him everything he had.

Houston parolee who cut off his ankle monitor accused in 3 killings

July 17th, 2018 - Comments Off

HOUSTON, Texas — Authorities say a Houston-area parolee with a long criminal record was arrested Tuesday in a series of  killings he allegedly committed days after he had cut off an ankle monitor.

Jose Gilberto Rodriguez

Jose Gilberto RodriguezJose Gilberto Rodriguez, 46, has been charged with one capital murder count each in the slayings of Pamela Johnson and Allie Barrow.

Johnson, 62, was found shot to death in her Cypress-area home Friday and Barrow, 28, was found shot dead inside a mattress store in Houston on Saturday.

1 killed, 2 critically injured in West Side road rage shooting

July 4th, 2018 - Comments Off

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Police said a driver was killed and his two passengers were hospitalized following a road rage shooting early Wednesday on the West Side.

Police said the two drivers involved in the road rage dispute were headed westbound in the 2700 block of Castroville Road around 1:25 a.m. when the shooting began.

A preliminary police report states a suspect in a white Jeep SUV opened fire, striking all three passengers in the other car.

The 23-year-old driver was fatally struck, and his passengers, two men aged 18 and 22, were critically injured. Police arrived to the scene of the shooting to find all three victims still inside their car.

Bryan teen killed in deadly College Station attempted robbery

July 3rd, 2018 - Comments Off

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Officials said a 19-year-old Bryan native has been killed after he was shot Saturday afternoon during an apparent robbery attempt in College Station.

Court documents say Kolten Orlen Howell died Saturday after a struggle over a gun.

College Station police said officers were called to the 1800 block of Sara Drive at 3:20 p.m. Saturday on a gunshot call.

Authorities arrived within four minutes of the call and secured a home on Sara Drive where the shooting occurred.

Additional officers responded to an area hospital, where Howell had been taken. Howell was pronounced dead at the hospital, authorities said.

81-year-old woman kidnapped and robbed in Cleveland

June 30th, 2018 - Comments Off

CLEVELAND, Ohio – A 41-year-old Cleveland woman allegedly kidnapped an 81-year-old woman and forced her to withdraw a combined $10,000 from two Cleveland banks.

Court records show Kristi Perryman is charged with kidnapping, a first-degree felony, in the April 11 incident. She is not in police custody but a warrant was issued Thursday for her arrest.

Police said Perryman reportedly jumped into the woman’s car outside the Aldi grocery store at Steelyard Commons and forced the woman to drive around for roughly three hours.

Perryman reportedly walked up to the woman as the latter was putting groceries into her car about noon. Perryman then told the woman that she found a wallet in the parking lot and was searching for its owner.