New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 30, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas
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Firefi^ter faces arson charges
By Ftiicia Frazar
Ah 18 viMr-old volunfeer tireiightc’r h.is B('rri .u cusi'd ot intentionally setting .1 p.iir oi gr.iss tirrs.
(iu<id.iliipe f irr Marsh,il Kcllv Kistnrr s.iid C .inK'ron S(ott Fd('rlrn was arrested Friilay on two (ounts ot arson tor atlegofl-K starting two grass firc's in the I .vki* l^iin-!a|) area.
"f flcrlcn tiainis to hav(' bc'cn a tirc-tighl(>f with Lake l>iinla[) Voltinteer f ir(' I )(>partn'i('nt tor the last tour yt*ars,'' Kistn(‘r said.
The fifst tire was al the ?7()0 hlot k ot Union WiiK’ ko.ul on Sunrlav, Aug. 21,
around 5 p m., with the s(‘tond on Friday, Aug. 26, in the 1400 block of Zipp Road around 11 a.m., Kistner said;
"NcMlher one ot the tires wt'rt' rnore than 200 to iOO sf|uare teet," h(' said. "There were no structures damagc'd and no injuries rc’ported." Ederlen was part of th(’ c rews that went to battle both small I)|a7c‘s, Kistner said. Information trom .i witnc'ss ot the second fire and from within the Lake Dunlap departmcvnt gave’ investigators a lead, he saicL
"I’.ilrol deputies and investigators with the (juadalupe (Ounty Sheriffs Office vvc'fc' providc'd a ti[) by other firc'tighters witfrin th(> Lake L^unlai) Vffl that they bc'lic'ved one of their own membc»rs ma\
bc‘ ri's|K)nsible for th<' tires," he» said. "Also, information obtaihed trom an alert resi-dent in the area of the second fire helped investigators make* the apprc'hension."
Ederlen was arresti'd after being interviewed and admitted setting the fires, Kistner said.
"The other firefighters are upset," he said. "But they alerted me as s(K)n as they had information that Iclerlc'n was p)ssibly involved with setting the fires. The arrest was .1 rc'sult of them ( oming forward with information."
Tlic' fire marshal said he is glad that the situation did not gC'l too far out of hand.
'%Vc> were able' to stop him before it turned worse*," he said.
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Law enforcement officers m New Braunfels and Comal County booked tite following individuals between August 26 and August 29:
♦ Paul Andrew Adame, 50 Universal City, theft by check between S20 and S5Q0
♦ Marta Juana Aleman, 50,
Schert^, financial hearing - violate promise to appear theft between S20 and S500
♦ Raymond Anthony III, 39, San Antonio, motion to revoke probation - driving while intoxicated
♦ Ever Arana, 33, New Braunfels, public intoxication
♦ Brandon Jeffery Bodenhamer,
30, New Braunfels, disorderly conduct ' fighting
♦ Dustin O'Dell Bowen, 29, homeless, motion to adjudicate guilt -possession controlled substance penalty group 1- between 1G and 4G
♦ Brooke Louise Bumgardner, 21, New Braunfels, public intoxication
♦ Cruz Limon Bustos, 47, New Braunfels, driving while license invalid
♦ Alejandro Lee Charles, 18, New Braunfels, theft of property between S50 and S500
♦ Jimmy Demond Davis, 33, Austin, probation violation failure to appear - child support
♦ Joshua Douglas Davis, 17, New Braunfels, public intoxication
♦ Jacob Albert Figueroa, 20, Houston, minor in consumption
♦ Michael Emniit Hanz, 18, San Arrtonio, theft of property between S50 and S500
♦ Aaron Lane Hines, 38, New Braunfels, disorderly conduct (fighting)
♦ Jeffrey Michael Jersig, 33, Austin, resist arrest search or transport, disorderly conduct -fighting, public intoxication
♦ Durward Bailey Lampin, 56, Canyon Lake, driving while intoxicated
♦ Diamond Monique Lopez, 20, Spring Branch, driving under influence minor, no drivers license
♦ Jose Gerardo Lopez, 26, New Braunfels, driving while intoxicated 3rd or more
♦ Rodolfo Martinez II, 29, Seguin, public intoxication
♦ Joe Louis Melendez, 51, Segum, public intoxication
♦ Louis Molinet, 54, New Braunfels, possession controlled substance search or transport, driving while intoxicated/open alcohol container
♦ Juan Moran-Perez, 36, Cibolo, public intoxication
♦ Lynda L. Muff, 41, Canyon Lake, speeding 49 in a 35 mph zone, failure to appear
♦ Christopher Scott Norman, 37, Austin, public intoxication
♦ Rodolfo Ayala Osorio, 26, Austin, driving while intoxicated 2nd, hold for Immigration & Customs Enforcement
♦ Jeffrey Todd Powell, 32, New Braunfels, driving while intoxicated
♦ Eleazar Reyes-Gallegos, 21, San Antonio, no drivers license, Immigration & Customs Enforcement hold
♦ Gilbert Rodriguez Rico, 30, San Antonio, no drivers license
♦ Sean A. Rosendahl, 24, Canyon Lake, driving while intoxicated 2nd
♦ Rickey Rea Rowlett, 54, New Braunfels, aggravated sexual assault child
♦ Daniel Sanchez Jr., 30, New Braunfels, driving while intoxicated with child under 15 years of age, violate promise to appear - assault by contact family violence, motion to revoke probation ^ possession controlled substance penalty group 1 = between 4G and 200G
♦ Gloria Santos, 34, San Antonio, public intoxication
♦ Erika Saucedo, 27, San Antonio, assault causes bodily injury family member
♦ Michael Segura, 22, Seguin, theft between S20K and SIOOK - eight counts, criminal mischief between S20K and SIOOK - eight counts, possession of marijuana under two ounces, deadly conduct discharge firearm - two counts, motion to revoke probation - forgery financial instrument
♦ Angela Patrice Self, 45, New Braunfels, possession of drug paraphernalia, Capias Pro Fine - public intoxication
♦ David Serna, 29, New Braunfels, driving while intoxicated
♦ Ricardo Raul Tamez, 29, New Braunfels, speeding school zone, driving while license invalid
♦ Dwain I ee Thomas, 30, Austin, possession controlled substance penalty group 1 under 1G, possession marijuana under two ounces
♦ Arik S, Truster, 38, New Braunfels, public intoxication Cierra Venegas, 18, New Braunfels, theft property between $50 and $500
♦ Brett Marcus Watson, 22,
Canyon Lake, possession marijuana under two ounces, possession of drug paraphernalia
♦ Jeremy Wayne Wilson, 19, New Braunfels, public intoxication
♦ Michael Alan Wilson, 28, New Braunfels, disorderly conduct - language
♦ Dustin James Wolf, 20, San Antonio, possession of marijuana under two ounces, public intoxication
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customers lose power Friday
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A lightning arrestor caused thé lights to go out on 1,200 New Braunfels Utilities |)Ovv('r < ustomers in tire c Ity Friday, a spokeswoman said.
"It was |)rol)ably related to an earlier lightning strike in or near the substation," s.iifl (îret( hen Keuw-er, NBU conimunications (lir('( lor. "Lightning arrestors [jrc'vent the surge ot eiK'rgy trom lightning trom reaching critical e(|ui|)m('nt in a substation, like the big tr.vnstormers."
The outage* began about H:SO [).ni. tridav at the company's Henn(* substation, Keuv\ (M said. She* said ( rews had minor problems getting all aitei ted ( ustome'rs back online',
"We repaire'd one and there* w.is kind of a cascading e*tle*( t anel ane)the*r went (knvn," Keuwer said.
She said the majority ot the* alle'c tenl e usteymers were out ol the dark by abe)ut IO:"i') p.m. ,uid the* rest we*re' |)owere'dHjp 1)\ about 1 1 : p.m.
■ Sunday's edite)rial "Blue king underpass proj-e*ct shi)rt-sighte*d" incorrectly stated that once the city has surpassed the SO,000-mark in po[)uiation, control and maintenance ot state highways within c it\ limits IS turned over to the municipalities.
According to Shannon Mattingly, Dtrectorot Planning (!v Community Devel-()pme*nt tor the* (jty ol New Braunle^ls, that law only applies to signals on state highways.
■ District ludge ( harles Ramsay of the* 22nd ludicial nistnc t is hc'.iring the* case [litting ( arowest Land against the* ( ity ot New Brauiilc'ls, the* District Clerk's ott ic e* s.ud Monday. Due to a re':|)ortiiig error, a |)age one story on Aug. 25 said anoth-e*r judge* was hearing the case, which is tile*d in the 4,5 Vd ludie iai Distric I.
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