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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 24, 2001, New Braunfels, Texas NEW BRAUNFELS SATURDAY February 2001 16 pagcs in 2 scctons HERALDZEITUNG 90 Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 1852 50 cents A Guadalupe County sheriffs deputy confers with an area resident who was denied access to his property for hours Friday at a roadblock at Ron and Green Valley CHRIS HeraldZeitung Mans body found on roadside Guadalupe officials say foul play suspected BY RON MALONEY Staff Writer GUADALUPE COUNTY The discovery of a mans body southeast of New Braunfels Friday launched a death investigation Friday for the Guadalupe County Sheriffs Investigator Kevin said deputies were called to Green Valley Road just off FarmtoMarket Road 1044 at after someone reported sighting a body along the north side of the Investigators arrived to find the body of a white male in his midto late50s about onequarter mile from FM There were two puddles of blood at the and detectives dug a couple of inches into the but Jordan refused to describe the victims injuries or to say what detectives were looking Neighbors denied hearing gun although Friday See Were ordering an Two people died out and we have to find out Department of Public Safety Trooper Timothy Upright Two die in FM 306 crash Dense fog might not be to blame BY RON MALONEY Staff Writer Two people died Friday in a headon crash that sent another driver to the hospi tal and closed FarmtoMar ket Road 306 for two A third victim was treated for minor injuries at McKen na Memorial Hospital and then Shelley and Edward of were pro nounced dead at the scene of the fourvehicle at 9 Peace Howard of San was a mail carrier for the New Braunfels post Department of Public Safety Trooper Timothy Upright said the accident occurred in dense fog on EM 306 about two miles east of Purgatory Road about Romano was westbound in his fullsized Dodge pickup when he inexplica bly crossed the centerline into Vetesys She was driving a Ford Escort sta tion wagon loaded with She didnt have time to Upright We dont know why it hap Upright said Romano was wearing a medical warning but he didnt know whether a medical condition could have contributed to the Were ordering an autop CHRIS A Wimberley man and San Antonio woman died Friday morning in this head on collision on FarmtoMarket Road 306 west of Purgatory Two other drivers involved escaped serious Vetesys car was left in her where it was immediate ly struck on the left front side by a fullsized Dodge passen ger driven MARK by David of New Braun was treated at the scene by Canyon Lake paramedics and taken to McKenna Memorial Hospi where he was examined and then Another a box Two people died out and we have to find out Upright Upright said the two vehi cles collided trav eling about 40 miles an hour and spinning the Escort around 180 The speed limit in that area is 55 See CHRIS A San Antonio woman who worked for the United States Postal Service office in New Braunfels as a mail carrier died on impact in this subcompact Mimoz seeking seat on council FROM STAFF REPORTS r Jlfc 1 MUNOZ Comal trustees selling bonds for Canyon Lake high school BY JUSTIN BRASWELL Staff Writer The money to buy the land for the new million Canyon Lake high school is on the Comal Independent School District board of trustees voted Thursday to sell bonds so the district will have funds buy land for the high The project is at least 18 months behind schedule and the exact loca tion of the high school has yet to be CISD planned to open the high school in Abel director of finance for asked trustees Thursday to authorize the bond The bonds are part of bond issue that taxpayers in the district approved in May I need your authorization to get the ball rolling on Campos By starting now the funds will be available this which is when the district has the least amount of Funds are scarce during the sum mer because the district does not col lect taxes until November or Decem he But the board is still CISD board president John Clay addressed the public and the media about the rumor mill concerning the delay in the Canyon Lake high school Ive heard some people say that the board is and they cant make up their he We See A New Braunfels High School graduate and an NBGS international sales representative tossed her hat into the race for New Braun fels city councils District 1 S o n i a Munoz filed name on the May 5 I was born and raised in the west Dis trict One and believe that Dis trict One needs the kind of representative that responds to the longterm needs of its she said in a writ ten She is seeking the seat being vacated by mayor pro tern Juan Luis who is ending his second City charter prohibits council members from serving more than two consecutive three year Filing continues through March 21 at the municipal 424 Munoz earned her lor of arts degree in English Spanish from Schreiner Col lege and her of arts in education from the Univer sity of Texas at San As an international sales representative for NBGS she sells both water park designs and While the city grapples with many my dis trict is still in need of basic Munoz My constituents want to talk about streets and As a I will be that voice for District In I am con cerned about the overall qual ity of life in the We must meet a balance to attract visitors and preserve our pristine environment for future Marion cop accused of misusing his badge FROM STAFF REPORTS CANYON LAKE Comal County sheriffs deputies arrested a Marion police offi cer accused of abusing his Sheriffs detective Tommy Ward said Alfred of Canyon was arrested at 10 Fri day in the Canyon Lake Bohne was booked into the Comal County Jail on an alle gation of official The offense is a class A mis demeanor under Texas law and punishable by up to one year in county jail and a fine of up to Ward declined to say cisely what Bohne allegedly did to warrant the The investigation into Bohne is and Ward said he wanted to protect the We obtained enough infor mation in our investigation to obtain a warrant from Jus tice of the Peace William Ward Under Chapter Section 03 of the Texas Penal a public servant commits an offense if he intentionally subjects another to mistreat ment through seizure or dispossession of Bohne is a commissioned police officer with the Marion PpUce Ward said but an liiapaicl Police and sheriffs depart ments across Texas use unpaid volunteer such reserve Ward said the allegation that resulted in Bohnes arrest had nothing to do with his work for the Marion Police Bohne is accused of using his position as a law enforce ment office to deal with a per sonal matter in the Canyon Lake INSIDE Key Code 76 See American Profile in Sundays ;