Thursday, October 30, 1997

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 30, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas 2A g HeraldZeitung g October Witnesses From Page 1A felony conviction for possessing between 28 and 100 grams of methamphetamines That sentence could be probated for three years and he would pay a fine and reimbursement to the state for lab tests he said It would be up to the judge whether Villarreal was given probation or deferred adjudication the prosecution pointed out During cross examination Villarreal denied he made a great deal of money from the sale of the drugs or that he was part of a major traffic ring in San Antonio and Coma County He said 4 ounces was the largest amount with which he ever dealt Villarreal testified that another acquaintance from San Antonio was shot in the back of the head and killed just 10 days before bodies of Lamb and Dougherty were found In 1990 that same individual had been arrested with 122 pounds of methamphetamines and was a manufacturer of the drug the defense said The runner who shot the man gave Villarreal a piece of lab equipment to hold for him Villarreal testified Wurstfest Defense attorney Jini Pape also asked Villarreal about a conversation he had with Lt Sumner Bowen in April 1996 During that discussion Villarreal allegedly told Bowen that Lamb had collected from the sale of methamphetamines just prior to his death According to a report from that conversation Villarreal said Lamb owed the California supplier and his life was in immediate jeopardy Villarreal denied making the comments Villarreal also denied that his girlfriend was a carrier and that a drug hit was placed on his car I never did say drug hit sir There was no drug hit on Villarreal said Pape asked Villarreal about the death of two people at a San Antonio Bingo Parlor Villarreal said the killings occurred in 1994 or 1995 and the two were Bandito Gang members Villarreal said the two had purchased a vehicle from him but never picked it up He denied being acquainted with them beyond that Pape asked Villarreal if he still considered himself as only a social user Thats what we Villarreal said Thats what I am yes On redirect the prosecution asked Villarreal whether he or Lamb were wealthy Villarreal said no He said he lived in an apartment and drove a 1978 Ford pickup and his girlfriend drove a 1983 Mercedes that her mother gave her He said he did not own any real property Lamb drove a late1980s Toyota pickup lived in an older mobile home and purchased his clothes from yard sales or KMart Villarreal also testified that the defendant often used methamphetamines and would ask Villarreal and Lamb for a According to court documents Lambs body was found at his residence on FarmtoMarket 306 wrapped in blankets tied up and stuffed in a water pressure tank Doughertys body was found under a mobile home next to the water pressure tank covered by a tarp Naef who told police the shootings were a result of a murder suicide was arrested and charged with the murders five days later Each victim was shot in the head one time with a 38 caliber weapon deputies have said Naef a former selfemployed diesel mechanic was a social and business acquaintance of the two alleged victims and worked for Lamb deputies said From Page 1A of continuous music You cant go anywhere at Wurstfest without hearing German said Brumbelow Tool man Wurstfest is produced by more than 200 members of the Wurstfest Association a nonprofit corporation dedicated to promoting the local economy through tourism and preserving the communitys rich German heritage Wurstfest will be open Friday through Nov 9 and admission is for adults Children 12 and younger get in free From Page 1A Other times people come calling for less disastrous reasons Unger said he had closed the shop and was mopping the floor one evening when a man appeared at the window needing a small part Unger said the man knew immediately who Unger was He said You must be the owner who else would be here late mopping the floor Unger opened the store helped the man and sent him on his way In the wake of new hardware stores coming to town Unger said being able to sell his service meant a lot He also is adding a rental program that will feature a line of loanable tools Hke hammer drills chain saws sewer Police Beat New Braunfels Police investigated a report of criminal mischief this week in the 700 block of Landa Street Nathan Alterman Electric of San Antonio reported someone stole the rear door hinges from a storage trailer valued at Police said the trailer was on the Albertsons lot New Braunfels Police investigated a report of criminal trespassing at 11 Tuesday in the 100 block of Wisdom Court A New Braunfels woman reported two juveniles broke into her home Police said the suspects were identified New Braunfels Police arrested three men this week in the 2700 block of Interstate 35 North for hanging onto an 18wheeler truck A 32yearold Neuvo Laredo Mexico man an illegal immigrant was arrested for evading detention a 18 yearold Dallas man was arrested for public intoxication and a 23year old Kerrville man was arrested for evading detention Police said they were all being held on bond New Braunfels Police investigated a report of burglary between and Tuesday in the 400 block of Landa Street A New Braunfels woman reported someone stole household items valued at Police said entry was gained through the back door New Braunfels Police investigated a report of criminal trespassing between Oct 12 and 28 in the 2000 block of Westbridge A New Braunfels man reported Horsefeathers Those who took a gander at the Wednesday HeraldZeitung might have noticed it had its feathers crossed in a outline on Page 1A The two waterfowl crossing the road were not ducks but geese If any human or ornithic beings had their feathers ruffled the HeraldZeitung regrets the error augers and other supplies True Value also will sell one nut or bolt at a time instead of requiring the customer to buy a whole set After living in Munich Germany and Venezuela and working for Efco an international company that makes heavy steel forms Unger said living in New Braunfels and being a small merchant meant being able to compete with small and large businesses alike You cant expect the market not to said Unger When another hardware chain opened some 15 miles away Unger said he noticed True Values traffic flow was down but after a couple months he was seeing just as many customers as before The area is said Unger If that trend continues then there should be a large enough population to someone broke into an uninhabited house and went through possessions Police said nothing was taken Comal County Sheriffs deputies arrested a 46yearold Blanco woman for driving while intoxicated at 281 and Texas 46 at Wednesday The woman was taken to the Comal County Jail where she posted a bond that same day Comal County Sheriffs deputies arrested a 23yearold Canyon Lake woman Wednesday for driving while intoxicated and for possession of marijuana less than 2 ounces at 281 and Texas 46 The woman was taken to the Comal County Jail where she posted bonds of the same day Comal County Sheriffs deputies arrested a 40yearold Canyon Lake man for possession of support all of the home improvement and hardware stores in New Braunfels he said Jackie Unger who contributes at least 60 hours of her week to True Value said true devotion to the shop has made it successful Its a said Unger Were devoted to the business to make it Some customers just know what they want and where to get it and visit the Ungers store for those products Ryan Reacer of New Braunfels said he has shopped at True Value before and went there Wednesday because he neededjust one All I needed was a for sale signs because Im selling my said Reacer I figured theyd have one marijuana less than 2 ounces Tuesday He was taken to Comal County Jail where he posted a bond the same day Comal County Sheriffs deputies arrested a 30yearold Canyon Lake man for outstanding warrants at Wednesday at the Sheriffs Office The man had warrants for an expired license plate and for failure to appear The man was released the same day when he paid in fines Comal County Sheriffs deputies arrested a 33yearold Canyon Lake woman for outstanding warrants at Wednesday at FarmtoMarket 3159 She had outstanding warrants for an expired license plate and for failure to appear The woman was released from the Comal County Jail that the same day when she paid in fines Lotto Texas Est million jackpot TEXBSr LOTTERY Centex Nonbored member Mayor Jan Kmnady recently presents Family Outreach volunteer Del Bauer wtth the Board Member of the Year Award Photo submitted Kuempel announces reelection intentions State Representative Edmund Kuempel District 45 Republican from Seguin has announced his candidacy for reelection District 45 includes the counties of Comal and Guadalupe Kuempel said I enjoy serving the people of Comal and Guadalupe Counties and would like the opportunity to continue to serve them as their representative During the past legislative session I was fortunate to work on many bills that will be beneficial to this district and to all the citizens of Kuempel was appointed by the Speaker of the House to the Energy Council the Executive Committee of the Southern Legislative Conference and to the Edwards Aquifer Legislative Oversight Committee He has served as the Chairman of a number of committees during his service in the Legislature and currently is Chairman of the State Recreational Resources Committee Improving Texas retirement systems including the Firefighters and Volunteer Firefighters Retirement Funds has been a Kuempel honoredianid recognized by many organizations for his work in the Texas House Among those honors are the Man of the Year from the Texas County Agricultural Agents Association Legislator of the Year from TPEA Better Life Award from the Texas Health Care Association Distinguished Service Award from the Vocational Ag Teachers of Texas Environmental Award from LCRA Golden Flame Award from the Vocational Home Economics Teachers Association Future Farmers of Americas Blue and Gold and the Representative of the Year Award from the Associated Builders and Contractors of Texas Kuempel has been active in his community for many years having served on the Board of the Seguin and Guadalupe County Activity Center as a member and Past President of the Seguin and Guadalupe County Chamber of Commerce and as Task Force member of the Community Justice Council among others Kuempel age 54 is a graduate of Texas Lutheran College He is married to the former Roberta Blumberg of Seguin a teacher They have two grown children Margaret and John us four best vdne everyday The BEST GIFT SHOP in NB 900 South Seguin Ave by the underpass 6293979 CANT KEEP UP WE CAN HELP Child Support Medical Bills Past Due Auto Loans Back House Payments Back Taxes Credit Card Debts All Can Be Included BILL CONSOLIDATION Also known 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