Sunday, March 19, 2017

Maria Selena Patino Has Died After Hit And Run


A 19-year-old woman who was struck in a South Padre Island hit-and-run accident early Friday morning died Sunday.

Family has confirmed to CBS 4 News that 19-year-old , Maria Selena Patino of Los Fresnos, has died as a result of a hit-and-run accident on South Padre Island Friday.

Patino's family decided to remove Patino from life support Sunday.

Patino was a 2015 Los Fresnos High School graduate, and was a student at Texas State Technical College in Harlingen. Source: VALLEYCENTRAL

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Vinita Jean Trevino Passed Away After Crash


The Department of Public Safety has released the cause of the crash near Haskell that killed two college students.

State Troopers say Yancie Wade McCuistion, 19, of Sugar City, Colorado, ran the stop sign at Business 277 and Hwy 277 around 6:15 p.m. Saturday. His Dodge Ram 3500, which was hauling a horse trailer, was hit on the left side by a motor home headed south on Hwy 277.

McCuistion, a member of the Vernon College rodeo team, was pronounced dead at the scene.

One of his passengers, 19-year-old Vinita Jean Trevino, died Sunday at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene, according to family members.

Two of McCuistion’s teammates, 20-year-old Drew Davis Hill of Canadian, Texas, and 20-year-old Jakob Todd Plummer of Petrolia, Texas, were injured.

Plummer is in critical condition. Hill is in good condition. Both are at Hendrick.

A friend of Hill’s family said Hill has a broken femur. He also said Plummer suffered a head injury. Source: KTXS

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Daniel Nutt - Terroristic Threat Arrest - Kilgore


On Sunday, March 19, 2017, at 5:16pm Kilgore Police responded to Lakewood Manor Apartments, 3321 Danville Dr. #612, Kilgore, Texas due to a report of assault family violence and a possible armed subject.

Police met with the caller/victim who told police he had been involved in an argument with his roommate identified as Daniel Aaron Nutt, 32 yoa, of Kilgore. During the argument Daniel Nutt threatened to kill him and approached in a threatening manner. Fearing for his safety the victim climbed out of his apartment window prior to police arrival.

The victim added further the apartment contained numerous handguns and long guns. Daniel Nutt refused to exit the apartment at the request of police. Police secured the area around apartment #612 and partially evacuated the complex.

A short time later Daniel Nutt exited the apartment and was taken into custody. Nutt was charged with Terroristic Threat Family Violence and Resisting Arrest. He was subsequently booked into the Kilgore Municipal Jail.

All arrested persons are considered innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. Source: KLTV

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Rachel Spelman - Killed In Dallas Hit And Run


Dallas police are looking for the driver who hit and killed a 23 year old woman crossing the street in Uptown Dallas early Saturday morning.

Police say Rachel Spelman, a recent A&M graduate, was crossing in the 2300 block of Cedar Springs Road near the intersection of Bookhout Street about 2:10 a.m.

They say a dark colored sedan of an unknown make and model stuck Spelman. Police say the driver of the vehicle stopped, exited the vehicle and and walked back to look at Spelman on the ground before getting back in his car and taking off.

Police describe him as a black male with short curly hair, approximately 5'10" to 6'2" and last seen wearing a gray shirt and black pants. They say the vehicle likely has front-end damage to the windshield and possibly back windown damage.

Dallas police say no surveillance pictures of the supect or the vehicle are available at this time.

"How do you leave someone there? Just laying there. I just don't understand how you do that," said Spelman's friend Lauren Hoyle.

Spelman's friends think she may have been going home after a night out. She was a block away from home when she was hit.

"She was crossing the street, and she got hit. Every day I cross the street and I never think twice. Obviously, you look right to left as you're told, but you never think that could be your last time looking down the street," said friend Marie Bodnar.

Friends say Spelman was quick to make friends at ther first job and will always be remembered as easy going, sarcastic and bubbly. Source: FOX4NEWS

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Daisy Joy Decker South Padre Hit And Run


A 20-year-old Sugar Land woman charged in a hit-and-run crash on South Padre Island has been identified.

Investigators say Daisy Joy Decker was driving in the bike lane in South Padre around 1 a.m. on Friday when she hit five people.

Police say Decker was arraigned and charged with multiple counts of accident involving personal injury on Sunday.

Decker's bond was set at $130,000.

Emergency responders arrived within minutes and found three victims in the roadway with what appeared to be serious injuries and two others on the side of the roadway with minor injuries.

The victims ranged in ages from 16 to 22 years old.

Officers said Decker drove off after the accident but a tip led police to find her. Source: ABC13

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Michael "Zero" Castellano - Lubbock Killed


Police say 45-year-old Michael Castellano died in a motorcycle accident on Sunday.

Friends say he went by the nickname "Zero."

The accident happened around 12:30 a.m. Sunday near 4th Street and Avenue Q.

Investigators say Castellano was headed north on Avenue Q when he struck the concrete median and was thrown from his motorcycle.

He died at the scene.

Police are still investigating the crash. Source: KCBD

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Monte Covington - Wife Leslie Dead In Slaton


"The Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating the shooting deaths of two Lubbock County residents Saturday evening. Deputies were called to 16024 CR 3460, just north of Slaton, at around 2026 hrs to a report of domestic assault.

It was when deputies arrived on scene that they discovered 52 year old Leslie Covington deceased, having sustained a single gunshot wound to the head. 58 year old Monte Covington was discovered a few feet away also deceased, from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.

At the time of this shooting, the Covington’s children, ages 10, 15, and 18, were within the residence and are not involved with the incident." Source: KCBD

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Cayla Simple From Missouri City Texas Killed


Four young women home from college on Spring Break were hit by a suspected drunk driver early Sunday morning.

The women were driving home in a sedan from McDonald's. They pulled out at the light to turn left onto Highway 6 when a truck then hit them.

One woman has died and at least one woman was transported by Life Flight. The woman killed has been identified as a 19-year-old Cayla Simple. Simple graduated from Hightower High School in 2016. Source: ABC13

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Tori Golka From Irving Is Still Missing


UPDATE: Grapevine Police said Sunday a woman missing for six days was located "alive and well" in Portland, Texas, just north of Corpus Christi.

The last anyone saw of Tori Golka, she left her boyfriend's place in Irving, Texas, to pick up her 3-year-old son.

She never showed up. No call. No note. Nothing. That was Monday, March 13.

Compounding the mystery, Grapevine Police say, is that Golka's cellphone pinged off a tower in Aransas Pass, near Corpus Christi. That's about a six-hour drive covering 400 miles from Irving.

Police don't know why her phone registered there. And, police haven't indicated whether her cellphone has been detected since.

Golka is 5'2" tall, weighs 125 lbs., has brown hair, brown eyes and a tattoo of a dragon on the back of her neck.

Golka was driving a grayish-blue metallic 2014 Toyota Corolla when she headed to a family member's home, where her son was staying.

Anyone with information about Golka's whereabouts may call Grapevine Police at 817-410-8127. Source: CHRON

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Lubbock Teen Adalie Rivera Is Missing


According to police, Adalie Rivera from Lubbock, Texas has been missing from the Colorado Springs area since the early Friday morning.

“She was on vacation with her family staying at the Quality Inn Colorado Springs Airport hotel on Aerotech Drive,” police said in a statement.

Rivera is described as a Hispanic female, approximately 5 feet tall, weighing 115-120 pounds. She has with brown eyes and brown hair “but recently added peroxide to lighten its color and maroon highlights.”

“She is believed to be wearing a short sleeve navy blue t-shirt, medium blue denim jeans, and red, black and white size five Nike sneakers. She was also wearing a neon yellow bracelet worn on her right wrist.”

“Adalie has a number of light coffee colored birthmarks located on her arms, legs, back and neck. She left with no money and has no friends in the Pikes Peak Region.” Source: DENVERCBSLOCAL

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College Student Yancie McCuiston Killed


The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a deadly crash just north of Haskell.

We're told it happened about 6 p.m. on Hwy 277 at Country Club Road.

Vernon College confirmed a member of its rodeo team, Yancie McCuiston, 20, of Sugar City, Colorado, was killed in the crash. Two of his teammates, 20-year-old Drew Hill of Canadian, Texas, and 20-year-old Jakob Plummer of Petrolia, Texas, were injured.

A fourth person in the truck, Vinita Trevino, 20, of Petrolia, was also injured.

Friends say Hill, Plummer and Trevino were all taken to Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene. KTXS has reached out to the hospital for their conditions.

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Police Sergeant Sandra Reyes Arrested


A Midland ISD Police Sergeant was arrested on domestic violence charges, that's according to Midland Police Spokesperson Rachel Walker.

According to the Midland County Jail, Sandra Denise Reyes is booked on 'Assault-Bodily Injury/Family Violence', the jail did confirm, along with an MISD employee directory, that she is an employee with Midland ISD.

The investigation has been handed over to Midland ISD police, we've reached out to Midland ISD for further information but have yet to hear back. Source: CBS7

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Daniel Thornton - Whitney Cunningham - Killed


Two people on a motorcycle were killed Saturday evening when they plunged off a flyover ramp on Interstate 20 in South Fort Worth.

The victims have been identified as Daniel Thornton and Whitney Cunningham of Purdon, both 29. Cunningham was celebrating her birthday Saturday.

The couple left behind a 13-year-old son. Source: DALLASNEWS

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Innocent Bystander Essence Derouen Killed


A young mother was shot and killed in north Houston Sunday morning.

Police say she was an innocent bystander, just trying to get home.

According to police, people had just left Club Panda and were in traffic on west Little York off I-45.

The victim has been identified by her mother as 21-year-old Essence Derouen. She leaves behind a six-year-old son.

Police say Derouen was in her car when a gunman started shooting towards the club.

Police say the gunman got into a white or silver Buick Lesabre and took off with other people. If you know anything you're urged to call Crimestopppers. Source: ABC13

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