Monday, May 22, 2017

John "Calvin" York, Muenster TX, Killed In Car Crash

A beloved local high school athlete is dead after a car accident Saturday morning in Cooke County.

Officials said the wreck happened around 6:40 a.m.

John "Calvin" York, 17, according to Texas Department of Public Safety officers, was driving north on FM 373 at a high rate of speed when he lost control of his mustang and flipped it. He was ejected from the car.

Troopers said York was transported to Muenster Memorial Hospital, then flown to Denton Regional Hospital where he was pronounced dead Saturday night.

York, #3, is a member of the recent state championship basketball team, and the son of the Muenster High School Principal.


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Larry Don Argo Killed In Amarillo Motorcycle Crash

Amarillo Police confirm one man is dead after crashing on the downtown interchange.

APD said they were called to the interchange around 6:30 p.m., Sunday, on a single vehicle accident.

Larry Don Argo, 38, was riding a 2015 Harley Davidson westbound on I-40 and took the exit to southbound I-27.

Argo failed to negotiate the curve causing the motorcycle to strike the guard rail. The driver was ejected from the motorcycle.

Officers on the scene say he fell off the overpass and was killed. Speed is believed to be a factor in the crash.


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Matthew Franklin, Fort Worth, Drowned Benbrook Lake

After searching for several hours, officials recovered a teen's body after he drowned in Benbrook Lake near Mustang Park Saturday evening.

Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Office identified the teen as 17-year-old Matthew Franklin, of Fort Worth. Officials were called to 3600 Winscott Plover Road on a report of a drowning, at about 8:30 p.m.

Officials said Franklin was in a canoe with two of his friends when the canoe capsized. The teen's body was recovered at about 11 p.m.


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Man Found Floating Facedown San Antonio Riverwalk

A 61-year-old man was found floating facedown this weekend in the San Antonio River and was later pronounced dead, according to the San Antonio Police Department.

The man’s body was found at about 10:26 p.m. Sunday in the 1000 block of River Walk. He was found lying facedown in the water and was pulled from the river once emergency personnel got to the scene.

They tried to resuscitation the man and subsequently transported him to Downtown Baptist Hospital. He was pronounced dead at 11:38 p.m. Sunday, according to an initial police report.


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Kenny Cordray, Son Kelly, Nassau Bay Murder Suicide

Autopsies are expected to be performed today for a local musician and his son who were killed in a murder-suicide in Nassau Bay.

New video this morning showed investigators carrying out a gun from the home at the 18300 block of Carriage Lane.

The bodies of 62-year-old Kenny Cordray and his 33-year-old son Kelly were found inside the home.

According to neighbors, there was an argument followed by gunshots Sunday.

Authorities are questioning Kenny's wife, who witnessed the crime, for a possible motive.


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Sunday, May 21, 2017

Jimmie Joe Sustaita III DWI With 9-Year-Old In Car

State troopers say a Hearne man was driving drunk, and speeding with his 9-year-old cousin in the passenger seat.

Jimmie Joe Sustaita III, 26, was stopped for driving 76 mph in a 60 mph zone, and for following too close to another vehicle. The trooper also noted in a report that Sustaita made an unsafe lane change and nearly caused an accident.

According to the report, troopers could smell the alcohol coming from his breath and his speech was slurred.

A test revealed his B.A.C. was between 0.114 and 0.115.


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Aldo Saucedo Shot Girlfriend Natalie Tavares In Dallas

A young woman is dead and another injured after they were shot during a fight that broke out in front of a Dallas nightclub early Sunday morning.

Police were called to the Tiger Cabaret Club in the 9000 block of E.R.L. Thornton Freeway at about 3:50 a.m. for a reported shooting.

Officers arrived and found a woman, later identified as 18-year-old Natalie Tavares, shot and lying next to a car. She was rushed to the hospital, but later died, said police.

Detectives learned that the shooter, Aldo Saucedo, 19, was also Tavares' boyfriend.

Saucedo was reportedly arguing with another man outside of the club in front of his car when he reached inside and grabbed a handgun and fired at the man, police said.

The shots missed the man, but instead struck Tavares, causing her death, according to police.


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Angela Mateos Ramirez Took 6 Kids From Foster Care

The Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office requested help from the public Sunday to track down a woman accused of abducting her six children — who had been placed with a foster family.

Angela Mateos Ramirez, 32, of Mission picked up the children for visitation, but didn't bring them back to the foster family, according to a Facebook post by the Sheriff's Office.

Ramirez stands 4 feet 11 inches tall and weighs about 150 pounds, according to the Sheriff's Office. She has brown eyes and black hair.


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Adam Crow-Tanya Albrecht Steal Funeral Home Vehicle

Bryan Police have charged two suspects for stealing a funeral home vehicle, and dumping the body inside.

27 year old Adam Crow and 28 year old Tanya Albrecht are accused of stealing a suburban from a business on Highway 21 in Bryan around 5:30 Friday morning.

The suburban had been modified to transport bodies to funeral homes, and was in the process of delivering a body when it was left unattended by the driver. That's when police say Crow and Albrecht stole it.

At some point, Albrecht is suspected of dumping the body near Dick Elliott Road and Tabor Road. A delivery driver reported seeing the body, still strapped to a gurney around 7:00am.


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Megan Rene Adkins (20), Olney TX, Died In Crash

A 20-year-old Olney woman was killed in a two-car, high speed crash six miles south of Mason early Saturday morning.

According to Texas DPS, Megan Rene Adkins was southbound on U.S. 87 just after a heavy rain occurred. It was just after 2 a.m. on May 20. Along this stretch of road, U.S. 87 is a four-lane, undivided highway.

Standing water from the heavy rain that had just passed through had formed in all lanes of travel, DPS reported.

Adkins’ 2005 Kia Spectra hydroplaned and entered a right side, broad skid. Out of control, the Kia crossed over into the oncoming lanes of traffic.


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