Archive - Apr 30, 2013 - News Article
Human remains discovered Sunday in a ravine east of the Walmart SuperCenter have been identified as a Big Spring man who was reported missing by family members early this month, according to law enforcement officials.
The remains were identified as 32-year-old Michael Birmelin of Big Spring, according to Sgt. Tony Everett, public information officer with the Big Spring Police Department. The announcement was made Monday during a press conference at the Troy M. Hogue Joint Law Enforcement Center.
Water seemed to be the topic of choice Monday morning, as the Howard County commissioners court held a public hearing on a number of proposed regulations designed to address the housing boom in the county created by the ongoing boom in the oil field.
While no one spoke against the changes, concerns regarding a regulation that would have any operator of a RV or mobile home park serving more than 14 water users designated as a public water source drew questions from several people in the audience.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Monday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ ROBIN ARRENDONDO CERVANTES, 40, of 110 N.W. Fourth St., was arrested Monday on a charge of public intoxication.
â€˘ TAMMY LOCKHART COKER, 36, of 1106 W. Third St. Apt. 11, was arrested Monday on a warrant for contempt of court â€“ disobedience of a court order.
â€˘ STOLEN VEHICLE was reported in the 3600 block of W. Highway 80.
â€˘ ASSAULT was reported in the 3600 block of W. Highway 80.
â€˘ BURGLARY OF A HABITATION was reported in the 1400 block of Tucson.