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December 22nd

TxDOT encourages motorists to travel safely

December 22, 2010

Santa and his entourage — reindeer and elves — encourage Texans to have fun through the holidays. But, you better look out because he won’t be the only one watching.

The Texas Department of Transportation will partner with law enforcement across the state to communicate important travel messages to keep citizens safe through the holidays. And, law enforcement will be working overtime to find and arrest folks who drive impaired.

TxDOT says follow some simple travel tips to make sure you arrive safely, and for goodness sake, don’t drink and drive.

Police/Sheriff/EMS

December 22, 2010

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Tuesday and 7 a.m. today:
• SAMUEL RAY SEGUNDO III, 19, of 503 Washington Blvd., was arrested Tuesday on a charge of consumption of alcohol by a minor.
• JIMMY RAY WATSON, 19, of 2601 Chanute, was arrested Tuesday on a charge of consumption of alcohol by a minor.
• CHRISTOPHER KENT BROOKS, 20, of 2309 Allendale, was arrested Tuesday on a charge of consumption of alcohol by a minor.
• HUTTON TAYLOR EVANS, 19, of 3103 Mountain Shadow, was arrested Tuesday on a charge of consumption of alcohol by a minor.

December 21st

Possible human remains found in county

December 21, 2010

Officials with the Howard County Sheriff's Office are investigating the discovery of what may be part of a human skull Monday morning in the northern part of the county.

According to Sheriff Stan Parker, his office received a tip regarding the item around 11 a.m. Monday, but declined to go into detail as to the location of the find.

Offices to close for holidays

December 21, 2010

Most municipal and county offices will be closed Thursday and Friday for the Christmas holiday, officials announced.

The city of Big Spring will close all offices, including the landfill and compost facility, according to a news release. There will be no sanitation pickups on these days.

In addition, city offices will be closed Friday, Dec. 31, in observance of the New Year's Day Holiday.

Police/Sheriff/EMS

December 21, 2010

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Monday and 7 a.m. today:
• PATRICK KESLER, 32, of 1600 Lancaster, was arrested Monday on a charge of driving while license suspended/invalid with a previous conviction.
• JUAN ANTONIO SALAZAR, 17, of 703 W. 18th St., was arrested Monday on charges of reckless damage or destruction and consumption of alcohol by a minor.
• MARIO ILDEFONSO SALAZAR, 21, of 1604 E. 11th Place, was arrested Monday on a charge of reckless damage or destruction.

December 20th

Woman injured in motorcycle crash

December 20, 2010

Emergency responders attempt to stabilize this woman following a one-vehicle motorcycle accident Monday morning in the 700 block of Tulane. The woman was traveling north on Tulane when she veered off the roadway. She was stabilized at the scene of the accident, then transported to the parking lot at Memorial Stadium, where she was life-flighted to a hospital. The woman's condition is unknown at this time.

Woman injured in motorcycle crash

December 20, 2010

Emergency responders attempt to stabilize this woman following a one-vehicle motorcycle accident Monday morning in the 700 block of Tulane. The woman was traveling north on Tulane when she veered off the roadway. She was stabilized at the scene of the accident, then transported to the parking lot at Memorial Stadium, where she was life-flighted to a hospital. The woman's condition is unknown at this time.

District Judge prepares to step down

December 20, 2010

After almost 21 years on the bench, 118th District Judge Robert H. Moore III is calling it a career.
Sort of.
A retirement reception for Moore was held Friday in the district courtroom where he presided since being appointed to the bench by then-Texas Gov. William Clements on March 1, 1990.
Moore began his legal career after graduating from the University of Texas law school in 1969. He served as 118th District Attorney from 1973 until 1976, then returned to private practice until receiving the call from Gov. Clements to fill the unexpired term of then-District Judge Jim Gregg.

Perez case affirmed

December 20, 2010

A Big Spring woman convicted of burglary in 118th District Court in 2009 had her nine-year sentence affirmed by the Eleventh District of Texas Court of Appeals last week.
Sabrina Gutierrez Perez, 45, was sentenced to nine years in a Texas Department of Criminal Justice facility and fined $1,000 in March 2009 by a jury for her part in the October 2008 burglary of the Northcrest Apartments office.
The memorandum opinions were issued by Justice Rick Strange from a panel including Chief Justice Jim Wright and Justice Terry McCall, upholding the conviction.

Police blotter Dec. 20, 2010

December 20, 2010

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 9 a.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. today:
• ROBERT ALLEN RIOS, 32, of 409 Sunset, was arrested Saturday on charges of public intoxication and urinating in public.
• MATTHEW DELEON, 20, of 1210 Marijo, was arrested Saturday on a warrant for possession of marijuana – two ounces or less.
• GAYLAN KRISTOPHER HARDING, 28, of Westbrook, was arrested Saturday on a charge of driving while intoxicated.
• EDER ANGEL ZUNIGA, 25, of 904 N.W. Third St., was arrested Saturday on a charge of driving while intoxicated.

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