Wednesday, June 29, 1994

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 29, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas Wednesday June 29 A Crime rate remains stable By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer The number of major crimes in New Braunfels during May remained fairly stable compared to May of last year according to statistics released by the New Braunfels Police Department Major crimes numbered 257 in May This is up only three from May 1993 New Braunfels Police Chief Dick Headen said he does not see any sur prising drastic changes in Mays crime statistics Things right now are holding well We are now in our busiest he said We are having a banner year as far as tourists on the River More fam ilies are coming back to the rivers We are braced for the weekend com ing up but this summer has been real ly optimistic for said Headen Burglaries of nonhabitations showed a large increase in May 1994 The number of burglaries of nonhabi tations jumped from 11 in May 1993 to 33 in May 1994 Headen said part of this increase may be attributed to storage building burglaries Last week San Antonio police officers took Larry Don Arnold 36 of Houston into custody Arnold was allegedly involved in 27 burglar ies of storage buildings in rural areas of the county and 30 burglaries of storage buildings in the city limits of New Braunfels The only other categories showing increases were burglaries of a tion and incidents of theft and shoplift ing Burglaries of a habitation increased from nine to 12 Incidents and theft and shoplifting increased from 92 to 104 The following statistics compare May 1994 to May 1993 Total calls for service are up from to Total arrests were down from 220 to 201 Traffic accidents were up from 133 to 213 Murders were the same at zero Sexual assaults were down from four to zero Robberies were down from eight to zero Assaults were down from 77 to 76 Burglaries of motor vehicles were down from 36 to 26 All other burglaries coinoper ated machines were down from six to two Incidents of auto theft were down from 11 to four Arsons remained the same at zero WOOD FLOORING SALE Prices Start At 279 DHOADC I N T B I 943 N Walnut 625 3477 Todays weather drawing is by Jessica Elder age nine of Carl Schurz School Todays weather Tonight clear Low In the upper 70s Thursday sunny skies and very hot with a high near 107 Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph Water conditions Canyon ft cfs cfs Edwards dn 08 Comal same Pollen count Type Count Condition Molds Hackberry Mulberry Pollen County courtesy of Frank Solar lunar data Sun rose at today and sets at Moon rises at sets at FLOW REPORT GUADALUPE RIVER BASIN 62294 Data on this date compared to Average of Juno 13641991 Historical Canyon Reservoir Inflow 279 ds Release 313ds Normal Pool 909 Reservoir Etev Sen River Lullng 196 ds Comml Springs Historical 744 ds 313 els JS River Historical etCuero els Historical ds Guetfailupe River Victoria cfs real cfs Colelo Ci Reeervolr Inflow Less than 1 cfs Release Ods Normal Pool 9ff Reservoir Elev HOIM Cubic 449 Dunlip 988 cts Historical cfs tow gtftwnd from gaging i Ofwnud by 08RA U S OMlegtoal Sumy the U S Amry Coip at Engkwm nd th tnm Prepared by the OUADALUPEBLANCO RIVER AUTHORrrV all flood waters have been released from Canyon Reservoir release rates will be approximately 320 cfs seven days a week unless additional rainfall occurs requiring a larger release on the Plaza Every Thursday Niqht Spaqhetti Meatballs and a salad Try some of our other evening classics Chicken Mushrocm Fettutini Italian Sausage Linguine Marinara Fresh Vegetable Fetlucini Pnmaveca the Owners Sauteed Chicken Breast Creamy Mushroom White Wine Sauce PLAZAtVDINER 367 Main Raza New Braunfels 6207070 P i jOFF TOTALPURCHASE D One Coupon Per Customer Coupon Good On Any ItcmsPurchased Downtown139 N Castell 6256816 Hours MonSat Closed Sunday Video on gun ownersrights available A 97minute video tape containing legal advice and information concern ing the rights of gun owners is avail able for free loan to New Braunfels area residents The tape Texas Gunowners and the featuring noted attorney Rodger M Zimmerman is available at Docs Guns Zimmerman a criminal defense attorney is widely known for his spe cialized knowledge about a persons rights regarding firearms He covers some of the most often asked questions concerning gun own ership Included in his discussion are When can you legally carry a firearm on your person or in your car When do you have the right to use s deadly jforce to defend yourself onJ your property Should you allow a law ment officer to search your car The tape is available for free hour loan at Docs Guns Texas Briefs One Killed When Severe Thunderstorm Strikes AMARILLO Texas AP A man was killed when a severe thunder storm packing winds of up to 70 mph roared through this Texas Panhandle city downing power lines and top pling small buildings Authorities said Walter Dean Depew 51 an assistant football coach at Childress High School died after the fireworks stand he was helping to construct collapse trapping him beneath it Randall County Justice of the Peace Phil Woodall said Depew and his son who was not identified were working on the stand when the storm struck about 10 Tuesday Evidently a straight wind blew it Woodall said Evidently the father was crushed under the weight of the cross timber A son was inside the structure with the The son escaped uninjured Woodall said Bribery Confession Opens National Probe Of Psych Hospital Fraud DALLAS weeks con fession from a former psychiatric hos pital executive who helped make million in bribes will likely result in indictments nationwide observers say Former Psychiatric Institutes of America executive Peter Alexis Mon day pleaded guilty to conspiracy and false statement charges and agreed to cooperate with prosecutors in their probe of PIAs parent company National Medical Enterprises Inc I think that this admission signals the beginning of a long trail of righting the wrongs of these greedy said Sen Mike Moncrief DFort Worth who headed a state legislative panel that investigated fraud in the industry Moncrief said he expects to see fall out from the federal investigation hit other states and other companies The hearings that we held two years ago led to Texas being the location of where the first rock was flipped over Since then we started seeing all the ugly things crawling out from under he said INS Unveils Campaign Vs Illegal Crossings ARLINGTON Texas AP The Immigration and Naturalization Agency is stepping up its campaign against border crossings in Texas and especially in El Paso through advance ments in people equipment and tech INS Commissioner Doris Meissner said Tuesday the early stages of the multiyear crackdown has gone well especially in the target area of El Paso We really are just in the first eight or nine we believe weve already seen she said The people of the program includes the creation of two toplevel positions to be filled by agency veterans Mike Williams who began with the agency in 1967 as a patrol inspector in Comstock will become the director of the new central region which will cov er 18 states and be based in Dallas He begins July 1 MurderForHire Case Against Fort Worth Teen ager Heads Toward Jury FORT WORTH Texas AP A twisted Texas murderforhire case has wound its way to final arguments in front of a jury that could send a teen age girl to death row State and defense attorneys had one last chance to try swaying the panelists about the fate of pudgy brownhaired Kristi Koslow The jury was expected to begin deliberations by midafter noon today Miss Koslow 19 is accused of solic iting her boyfriend and another teen to kill her wealthy parents exbanKer Jack Koslow and his oil heiress wife Caren Koslow 51 survived the savage assault but Mrs Koslow 40 the defen dants stepmother died in a blood drenched bedroom at the couples ele gant Rivercrest home The blonde oil heiress suffered 27 blunt force injuries to her head and body and her throat was slashed a medical examiner testified Range Fires Sparked By Lightning Bum In West Texas Lightning and hot dry have sparked range fires in the an Basin destroying at least two homes and burning more than acres t In South Texas a young boy had to leap over a waif of flames when fire erupted where children were playing hideandseek in a large vacant lot A range fire believed to have been started by a lightnine strike burned between Paducah and Crowellv on Tuesday More than acres in Cottle County were burned said No injuries were reported Fires near Midland started Tuesday after lightning from an early evening thunderstorm touched into burnt grass igniting more than seven fires Three were still burning out of vl control at midnight Traffic to nearby Highway 191 was v blocked off about 45 minutes after Midlandarea fires started which cials confirmed was between LANDA STATION RESTAURANT 4 RAK 6293311 i Kitchen Hours 11 am 9 pm Friday Sat 11 am til 11 pm HONEYMOON REGISTRY Come by for some exciting details 133 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7 pass Maroon V6 Tilt Cruise Cassette Sunscreen Glass Miles Right Priced too sell 1994 Dodge Intrepid 4 Dr V6 Tilt Cruise Cassette mites LOW Miles Save Bundles 1992 Dodge 8250 wagon white V8 Dual Tilt Cruise Cassette Travel Pkg Program Unit Avail 1989 Ply Voyager 7 pass Blue 4 cyl Cruise Glass Great Family Car The Deals are Better at Becker TopQuolit rop Quality USED CARS Becker Motor Company 547 S Seguin New Braunfels Tx 6253463 18008792621