Archive - Jan 3, 2012 - News Article
Vehicle/pedestrian accident sends one to Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock with critical injuries. See tomorrow edition for more information
Law enforcement officials with the Big Spring Police Department are investigating the Sunday shooting death of a 27-year-old Big Spring man in the 200 block of N.E. Third Street.
Christopher Castanuela, 27, of Big Spring was pronounced dead at Scenic Mountain Medical Center emergency room shortly after 6 a.m. Jan. 1 by Howard County Justice of the Peace Quail Dobbs, who later ordered an autopsy.
According to Sgt. Tony Everett, public information officer with the BSPD, officers were dispatched to the 200 block of N.E. Third Street at approximately 6:10 a.m. in reference to a shooting.
Big Spring Economic Development Corporation has been hard at work in the past year and has no plans of slowing down this year, according to its executive director.
“BSEDC has been effective in fulfilling our mission statement to assist, stimulate and enhance economic develoment in Big Spring,” Executive Director Terry Wegman said. “... to utilize its sales tax revenues to increase the job opportunities available to the citizens by assisting the expansion of local businesses and attracting new businesses activities.”
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 9 a.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ DAVID RUSSELL BARTLEY, 25, of 2600 Chanute, was arrested Friday on a charge of driving while intoxicated.
â€˘ ISAAC DANIEL CHAVARRIA, 25, of 215 N.E. Ninth St., was arrested Friday on a warrant for failure to maintain financial responsibility.
â€˘ MANUEL REY CHAVARRIA, 29, of 2526 Fairchild, was arrested Friday on a warrant from another agency.