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Man allegedly broke into North Side home through doggy door

January 19th, 2018 - Comments »

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — A 21-year-old man was arrested on Thursday after he was caught allegedly breaking into a North Side home through a doggy door before burglarizing it for the second time.

Joseph Anthony Castillo now faces a charge of burglary of a habitation with intent to commit theft. He was booked into the Bexar County Jail on a $15,000 bond.

Castillo reportedly broke into the home of Robert Stuckey, who said Castillo first hit his home around Christmas, but he came back on Jan. 9 and this time, Stuckey caught him on his Ring home security system.

3 Borger suspects arrested in Amarillo homicide

January 19th, 2018 - Comments »

AMARILLO, Texas — Two 28-year-old Borger men and a woman were arrested in the death of a 53-yar-old man who died in August after a fight in west Amarillo.

The Amarillo Police Department said Cody Marc Sherwood and Stevan Wesley Hayes have been charged with manslaughter in the death of Joseph Guzman.

Guzman reportedly died Aug. 8, nine days after he was allegedly involved in a fight at his home on Cervin Drive.

Sherwood and Hayes have also been charged with aggravated assault causing serious bodily injury. They were being held on $5,000 in surety bonds.

Married couple, neighbor found dead in Bryan apartment

January 18th, 2018 - Comments »

BRYAN, Texas – Authorities say a married couple and their neighbor were found dead in a Bryan apartment early Wednesday.

Police said the victims likely died from gunshot wounds and that the case remained under investigation.

Virginia Ann Benefield, 46, and her husband, Melvin Nathan Benefield, 54 were found dead in their unit at Canyon Village Apartments, which is at 3200 block of Finfeather Road.

A neighbor and friend of the couple, Larry Darnell Davis, 65, was also found dead in the unit. It wasn’t clear Wednesday what he was doing at their residence.

Ohio deputy fatally shot teen in courtroom during altercation

January 18th, 2018 - Comments »

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Reports say a teen was fatally shot by an Ohio deputy when he and his family members began fighting with the officer during a court hearing Wednesday.

Reports say Joseph Haynes, 16, was in a juvenile courtroom during a hearing in the Franklin County Courthouse on a charge of menacing with a firearm.

Franklin County Sheriff’s Deputy Chief Rick Minerd said Haynes and his family members began scuffling with a deputy in the courtroom during the hearing at 12:40 p.m. The deputy was reportedly attacked and knocked to the ground.

Man killed in Socorro shooting involving Border Patrol agent

January 17th, 2018 - Comments »

EL PASO, Texas — El Paso County sheriff’s officials on Wednesday reportedly identified the 33-year-old man killed in a shooting involving an off-duty U.S. Border Patrol agent Sunday in Socorro.

Sheriff’s officials said Socorro police reportedly found Juan Daniel Jacques shot to death when officers responded to a call of an aggravated assault in progress.

The investigation is being handled by the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office.

Sheriff’s officials had said that the shooting occurred about 4:30 a.m. Sunday in the 300 block of Melendez Drive.

Man accused of sexually assaulting Austin drag queen

January 17th, 2018 - Comments »

AUSTIN, Texas – A 29-year-old man is facing assault charges after police accused him of attacking an Austin drag performer, who is a transgender woman.

Police said Eric Nelson was arrested Wednesday and charged with sexual assault and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Austin police said the alleged assault reportedly occurred on May 28, 2017.

The victim was identified as Christi Long, an Austin drag queen whose stage name is Christi Foxx Paris.

She did not know the man’s full name. Police were able to track Nelson down because his DNA was discovered from the woman’s sexual assault examination, police said Wednesday.

Woman killed, man arrested after Cleveland SWAT standoff

January 16th, 2018 - Comments »

CLEVELAND, Ohio – A woman was found dead in a Cleveland home where a man reportedly prompted a four-hour standoff with police on Tuesday after saying he killed a family member.

Cleveland police Sgt. Jennifer Ciaccia said Richard Williams, 56, was arrested after the standoff at a home on Archmere Avenue near West 45th Street in the Old Brooklyn neighborhood.

The victim was identified as a 62-year-old woman.

Ciaccia said officers initially responded to the home about 11 a.m. after the man called police and told them that he shot and killed a relative.

Armed suspect arrested after SE Side home standoff

January 15th, 2018 - Comments »

SAN ANTONIO, Texas – A SWAT standoff with Bexar County Sheriff’s Office deputies reportedly ended with the arrest of a man who allegedly fired a handgun inside a home on the far Southeast Side following a routine call Sunday morning.

Bexar County Sheriff’s Office deputies initially responded to a family disturbance about 10 a.m. on the 7600 block of South Foster Road, according to preliminary reports.

The situation quickly escalated into a SWAT standoff when a 24-year-old male reportedly fired a handgun in the residence and fled the home on foot while still armed.

Elyria man allegedly attacked State trooper in LaGrange Township

January 12th, 2018 - Comments »

ELYRIA, Ohio – It has been reported that a 44-year-old Elyria man allegedly bit off part of a State Highway Patrol trooper’s ear during a scuffle along a Lorain County highway.

Highway Patrol said Cornelius Carey Jr. faces a felonious assault charge in the incident that occurred at 7:15 a.m. on Diagonal Road just north of Biggs Road.

Elyria Municipal Court records say prosecutors requested that Carey undergo tests for communicable diseases. Carey was ordered Thursday to be brought to a medical facility for a full blood screening.

Pair accused in fatal shooting of 9-year-old girl

January 11th, 2018 - Comments »

HAMILTON COUNTY, Texas – Two teens were arrested and charged with murder in connection with the fatal shooting of 9-year-old Alexandrea Thompson on Jan. 18, 2017.

A bond was set at $2 million for Ke’von Smith, of Spring Grove Village, who was arraigned in front of Municipal Court Judge Jackie Ginocchio.

Smith and Azuriah Hoskins Jr., 18, of College Hill were arrested and charged Wednesday with murder in the death of Thompson. Thompson’s father, 39-year-old Alex Thompson, was also shot that night, but survived.