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   New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 19, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas                                 niüD  IIIW  50«  DFU/ADn nFFForn mo tidc inni it mdct miamtch ^  ■    manir    ■■■ W Ê «Ik# W W ■ IflWV#! VV ^ I I» k/  New Braunfels  TUESDAY  JULY 19.2011  herald-zeitung.com  SERVING NEW BRAUNFELS SINCE 1852  NBPD: Mum. kidnap suspect steals truck  By Mondo Mouttrie  The Herald Zeitung  A Minnesota man who <illog(*(ily klHnappcd his ostrang(*H wífp hoiirs aitf'r being reloasotl trom jaif i)roLight the woman to New Bra Lintels over tlie wi'ekend and stole a ()i( k* Ilf) truck trom an <vuto Healer in town, police said.  According to police in New Hraunieis and Vir-  Timothy  Caskey  Roberta  Caskey  ginia, Minn., Timothy Glen ( .iskey, 40, gave His dri-vc'r's liei‘ns(‘ and |)rt‘tended  to take the truck for a test drive but never returned, leaving lx>hind the truc k he uschI to kidnap 45-year-old Robc*rta Lynn (laskey.  The managc'r oi KB Auto Sale’s in the 2()() l)lfKk of Business Interstate 35 S. calk’d police about 6:20 p.m. Saturday, said New BraLinfels Police I t. Heath Purvis. H(‘ said the man* agc'r re[)orted telling Tim  othy (;askf‘y to rc'turn a white 1998 ( hevy extended cab Z7I with tc'mpo-rary Texas license plates before the (lose of busi-nc*ss at 5 p.m., but ( askc>y failed to do so.  "I le was more than likc>-ly distanc ing himself from his vc'hicle bc'c ause there was an alert out on him," Heath said.  ( askey left his lie ense at  the dealership when he took the tru( k with Kobc'r-ta ( askey inside. Heath said. Police ran the liccnsc*, discovc'red ( askey was wantc'd out of Minnesota and alerted authorities the‘re.  l )(>t. rim Koivunen of the Virginia Polu (> |)e()artment said thc‘y have alerted other authoritic's — inc luding bordi'r patrol and agenc ies  in states neighl)oring lexas to be on th(> lookout tor Tiniotiiv ( askey.  "At tliis )oint, until we r(H eiV(' ad( itional inlorma^ tion, vve hav«' to assume* he's still in Tex.is," Koivunen said He s.iid the flay Timothy ( askey got out of jail, ait(‘r spending ^)0 days lo( ked  See WANTED. Page 10  LITTER TOTALS ON RIVERS CONTINUE TO RISE  LAURAMcKENZIEIHwald-Zeitmiq  Jarfyd Gilbreath ot Osirus, Inc., empties trash bins while cleaning Prince Solms Park on Monday morning The insei shows a pair of sunglasses rests on the steps at the Last Tubers Exit on Monday morning.  WHAT FLOATS  NEATH  By Greg Bowen  I he Heialcl-Zeituiig  Picture in your mind New Braunfels' downtown M.vin Plaza coverc'd with beer cans and other litter |)iled thrc'c' and oire-half tc’et dee[i.  ()i you could imagine a toolball field covered with trash to a dc'i)th ol two feet.  Both scenarios amount to approxi-matelv 750,(HK) gallons of debris.  That's thc> c'stimat-ed load of litter city offic iais are forcH,ast-ing they'll collect this tourist season from the city's (;omal    and  Guadalupe rivers, according to city Watershed Program Manager Nathan Pence.  The forec ast is based on the 4'i2,995 gallons collc'cted from the* rivers through |uly 14.  Pc'iice said 2011 year-to-date litter colk*cti()ns have already sur-passcxl season-lcing totals for 2009 (J90,28T gallons), 2008 (20.i,700 gallons) and 2007 (199,1 i8 gallons) and are nearing the 518,987  gallons collec ted during the entire sc'ason in 2010.  "Ninety [)ercent of what we (oiled IS beer cans," Pence said.  The astounding amount of litter dumped into th(> rivers by tubers has some c itizens wondering about the ecological damage being done to the ('omal    and  Guadalupe and calling for a )an on alcohol i( beverages because beer cans often cover the river bottoms after a busy wc'ekend.  Estimated litter total for 2011 would cover the entire Main Plaza 3.64 feet deep.  More tubers, better litter collection  Pence attributCH:! the rising amount of litter to the increasing number of tubers visiting New Braunfels and to improvcMTients in litter-col Ic'ction efforts.  "The more people you have on the rivc^rs, the more trash they are going to leave behind," he said.  But Iitter-cc)llection has been much improved, too, he said.  "Over the last six years, we've  See LITTER, Page 10  I  I  I  I: VK  m  m  i ~ s n  - I  ; I : m  f : u  <i> ifl ‘  C ' C - C  — — 1 ^  (0 Jit    ^ it  O ¿ 0 I O  Ü  Z    4  01    &  0    1  01  ro    ■  r^  00  00  ▼"  in  I  I  S M  ® ite d :  ? K  ► MPO DRAFT  Seguin underpass plan sti up in air  35 percent want to explore widening historic underpass  By Greg Bowren  The Hetalii Zeitiinq Monday's unveiling ot ,i dratt Irans|)()rl.ition phin lor Nt'vv Braunlels and Scmiin UK luded an <iudi('n( c poll on wlK'ther th(' histoiu two lane railroad un(li'rp,iss on South S('guin AventK' in Nevv Br.iiintf'ls tiatlu bottlcnoi k should he  VVldiMK'd to t( )UI I.Ult"-The highcsi per«.    ot  the a|)[)f()\Mii.it(‘lv I') attending said they u.uiled more o[)tions, and ,i ( on sultani said tlic tin.il dec i Sion u ill b(> letf to ( it\ ,md state oltK lals.  Thc' meeting ,it th(' New Brauntels ( ivi< ( oinention ( enter was tiie third m a series ot loui lo be ii(‘ld in New Braunlels to ( r.ill a Preliminary Regional Iraiis portation PLu .is p.irt ol (he (‘tfort to ( rt»at( .i n('\\ metro politali planiii'ii; oi^ani/.i tion in I'le \e\v Brauntels/Seguii, aie.i.  PoIUmI on the (juc'stion ol whetlK'r the South Si'^uin underpass should h(' widc'iK'd to tour laiH's, iS per( (>nl of those res|)ond-ing answered in the alfir-mativ('. TwentN six pi'uent said it should be let! .is is.  See MPO, Page 10 WEATHER, 10  GIAVONNI RODRIGUEZ LONEStAR ELEMENTARY  Scattered storms possible  High 97 Low: 74  2007 2008 2009 2010 2011  • Amount of litter collected per year  Did you know?  375,000 gallons is enough to cover an entire football field with litter one foot deep.  AbUy ________________  CímsiíjMs..........  Cfimics .................  Cfo§swQri$  Eotmm _________ ...  Obituaries______  Planner _____  Sports ______  TV  9  9  7  ,.l  4  nont  Ç  5 9  Vol. 15« I No. 2)4 I section, 10 pagtìs  8 56825 0000 r i 50 cents  Every drop of water matters.. HtSlÚ  Find out the latest on landscape watering restrictions at nbutexas.com or call (830) 608-8925 for nx>re Information.  Here is what matters.  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