Archive - Apr 19, 2013
Four Big Spring residents remain in the custody of the Howard County Detention Center following their arrest on charges of burglary and kidnapping Thursday morning, according to law enforcement officials.
An investigation into the incident continues.
All four were arrested on charges of burglary of a habitation with intent to commit other felony and kidnapping. Arrested were Ricardo Ramirez, 24, of 4004 Connally; Sophia Conception Marmolejo, 29, of 2521 Chanute; Juan Eduardo Diaz, 23, address not provided; and Abilene Renee Mojica, 30, of 1207 Sycamore.
Infrastructure and forecasted growth attributed to the coming shale oil boom took center stage Thursday night as candidates for the mayoral seat on the Big Spring City Council presented their political platforms during a Meet the Candidates forum on the Howard College campus.
Candidates Larry McLellan and Roger Rodman â€” a third candidate, former city council member Manuel Ramirez Jr., bowed out of the race this week â€” spoke about their qualifications and unique views of the Crossroads area during the forum, held in the Hall Center for the Arts.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. 04/18/13 and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ ANTHONY HEATH WRIGHT, 25, OF 1106 Stanford, Big Spring was arrested Thursday on charges of use or possession of illegal smoking material.
â€˘ HALIE MICHELLE BURNETT, 17, OF 2802 S. CR 1220, Midland, Texas was arrested Thursday on a warrant, other agency.
â€˘ TERYN ANTHONY GONZALEZ, 27, of 712 Colgate, Big Spring was arrested Thursday on a charge of possession of marijuana less than or equal to 2 ounces in a drug free zone.
James Leslie Lloyd Jr., 87, of Big Spring died Thursday, April 18, 2013, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center. The family will receive friends Friday from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Graveside funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Trinity Memorial Park with the Rev. Mark Lindsey officiating.