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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 8, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas                                Saturday February HERALDZEITUNO Page 3A Jesse Grbmejg age 79 passed away friday Feb 7 2003 at his residence Visitation will be held Mon day Feb from 1 to 9 at the Holy Family Catholic Church with a rosary to be recited at 7 Funeral Mass will be cele brated Tuesday Feb at 1 at Holy Family Catholic Church with entombment to Mow in the Sts Peter and Paul Mau soleum Memorials may be made to Hope Hospice or the Holy Family Catholic Church CCD Center Building Fund Castle Ridge Mortuary GRISHAM Wilma B Qrisham passed away on Friday Feb 7 2003 at her residence in New Braunfels Texas at the age of 90 years Visitation will begin at 2 Sunday Feb 9 2003 at the Zoeller Funeral Home and continue until service time Monday Services will be Monday at 2 at the Zoeller Funeral Home with inter ment to follow in the Guadalupe Valley Memorial Park Zoeller Funeral Home MILLS Chester Chet Mills passed away on Wednesday Feb 5 2003 at the Guadalupe Val ley Hospital in Seguin Texas at the age of 73 years Mr Mills is survived by two sons Dave Mills and wife Jessi ca of Las Vegas and Steven Mills of Portland one daughter Patricia Romohr and husband Steven of Austin Texas four grandchildren Sarah Rebec ca Amy and Lauren and one sister Rosemary Kellogg of Van Buren Ind Visitation will begin at 8 Monday at the Goetz Funeral Home in Seguin Texas and continue until ser vice time Services will be Monday Feb at at the Goetz Funeral Home in Seguin Interment will follow in the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery at 11 with full military honors The family has requested that memorial contributions be given to the Kingsbury Vol Fire Dept Zoeller Funeral Home several vehicles drove slow ly by looking at the police and looking at him The New Braunfels police didnt care they were try ing to put out a message that they want to make life less comfortable for those who traffic in or use nar cotics Friday they served arrest warrants obtained in con nection with 22 grand jury indictments The indictments handed down Wednesday came at the conclusion of a months long combined undercover investigation in which police sheriffs deputies and task force members bought drugs and gained the confi dence of the suspects Friday assisted also by Guadalupe County sheriffs deputies the officers reaped the rewards of their work New Braunfels police Lt Mike Rust made some of those drug buys Friday during his morn ing briefing he warned the officers that some of the sus pects had made threats had weapons and could be dan gerous Use he said handing arrest warrants out to teams of officers WW W f rJ t I possession with intent to deliver between land 4 grams of a controlled sub stance seconddegree Adrian Lopez 20 deliv ery of between 4 and 200 grams of a controlled sub stance 2 first degree felony if Juan Resales 25 pos session of between 1 and 4 grams of a controlled sub In all the arrests were made without incidents At one stop on West Bridge Street detective Bob Parchman fired his weapon twice when a pit bull ter rier lunged at him but he didnt injure the dog and it didnt get to him When I fired it took a r deliver between 4 and 200 grams of a controlled sub stance firstdegree felony Priscllla Morales 20 possession with Intont to deliver between 1 and 4 grams of a controlled sub stance seconddegree felony Luis F Robales 19 possession of between 4 and 200 grams of a con trolled substance first degree felony and Four more defendants whose bookings had not been completed by press time Police expect additional arrests in the coming days sharp turn to port and ran Parchman said Uniformed backup officers arrived at the scene almost instantly when the shots fired call went out Rust said he was pleased that the arrests were made with no one being hurt He didnt describe the investi gation in detail but did say that it revealed a lot to police about local drugrelat ed activity Weve had undercover officers working in the coun ty and weve made numer ous purchases of7 narcotics cocaine and phetamine Rust said What was most striking as the investigation unfold ed he said was the age of the suspects investigators encountered It is alarming that we have that many young peo ple in our community who are obviously involved in Rust said It shows us that these are the kinds of investigations law enforcement needs to The work is labor inten sive though Rust said He didnt estimate the amount of manhours involved but said the cost was steep Just gathering the intel ligence and coordinating this took Rust said We know it wont stop it but hopefully this investi gation will slow down drug trafficking in New Braun fels a little Rust said 1A glass being blown out to holes knocked in roofs more than 300 feet Brinkkoeter said The fire marshal said the warehouse was a distribution center for TEMTEX which is based in Temple There were a lot of different chemicals in Brinkkoeter said We had acetone sulfuric acid nitric acid potassium chloride boric acid isopropyl alcohol methanol the list just keeps Brinkkoeter said The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality had technicians on site Friday tak ing hourly air water and soil samples and Eagle Environ mental Services was cleaning up chemical runoff Acidity levels in the atmos phere were extremely high in the immediate area early Fri day Brinkkoeter said but had moderated by later in the day We have had some prob lems with runoff We knew that would be a problem Its run into a stock tank and fish are dying in he said Eagle Services is in the process of getting the chemicals out of the water It also overflowed into a small creek which is normally dry They went down into that area and have been diking so it wont go past where it The runoff is not believed to represent a threat to the Edwards Aquifer Brinkkoeter said The Edwards Aquifer Authority has been notified and theyre monitoring the sit Brinkkoeter said Fire officials consensus is that Thursdays blaze is one if not fires in the history of New Braunfels With the heat intensity and with the explosions this defi nitely must be considered one of the Brinkkoeter said Two firemen suffered minor injuries fighting the fire or cleaning it up Brinkkoeter said About 30 neighbors of the facility were evacuated to an American Red Cross shelter set up in the Canyon Inter mediate School cafeteria Tara Brinkkoeter of the American Red Cross said the residents had been allowed to return to their homes before dawn except for Arno Voigt whose house was burned down Were helping him at least get started but Mr Voigt has many needs and any help any one can give him would be she said 1A Fred got me into it about a year Roger said He works out on the sta tionary bike at American Fit ness lifts light weights with high repetitions rides his mountain bike on the roads and does more running a lot of hill running to get pre pared for races like this weekends Running in adventure com petition has a twist He and one of his brothers have to trek down trails with an inflatable canoe One carries it The other carries the seat and the pump that inflates the canoe You stop air up the canoe and go with Gomez said of taking the canoe downriver Then you go 12 to 20 miles on the Gomez has entered three or four adventure challenge races At one of them he was surprised to compete against worldrenowned bike racer Lance Armstrong Armstrong finished in one hour 38 min utes Gomez finished in two hours 50 minutes Not bad for one of his first races And to popularize them to draw attention to their pres ence at the races in order to get sponsors because the equipment is expensive the G Force is working to devise a team logo Sponsorship is important Gomez said Its expensive I spent on tires for my brothers bike the other Gomez said And air pumps are anywhere from to Recently a canoe was free thanks to Zero Rivers at Rockin R Rivers who lent the brothers a canoe for a recent race in BryanCollege Station He said anything you need youve got Gomez said Gomez said to attract com petitors and sponsors the G Force will design a Web site devoted to adventure And racing this spring is something Gomez and the G Force is looking forward to Theres a series of races com ing in May The competitive season continues through August And sponsors are giving away free equipment The more races you enter the better you Gomez said You can win bikes shoes helmets They know its expensive and they want you to participate And its great to win that stuff and not to have to spend the mon In the meantime Gomez is recruiting members for the G Force Hes getting friends and cousins to come along on bike rides Some of them have really liked it And we say hey thats and if you get lost just follow the he said Sunday Brunch Buffet McKenna Memorial Hospital Dining Room is having a Valentines Special for you and your loved ones Sunday February Choose from Assorted Fresh Pastries an array of Seasonal 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