New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 21, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas
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► YOUR DAILY COMMUTE
Upcoming road work and closures include:
■ Through 5 p m July 29, Bridge Street between
N Walnut Avenue and N Sycamore Avenue
■ Through 5 p in July 2?, temporary lane closures will be in effect from 8 a m to 5 p.m on S Walnut Avenue between W Coll Street and W. Bridge Street
■ Fro”! 9 p m to 3 a m toi iy and Friday, three eft lanes o? northbound 1 35 at Schmidt Street will be closed for base repair work
The following Canyon Lake boat ramp closures have been announced because of low water:
■ Canyon Lake Forest, Ramp 5
■ Canyon Lake Hills —■ West, Ramp 7
■ Canyon Lake St ores Ramp 22
■ Mystic Shores, Ran 23
Most-read story at h-z.com:
"Massive crowds cause mayor to )se Comal River'
► WHAT'S ON THE AGENDA
Upcoming public meetings include
■ Comal County Commissioners' Court, 8 15 a m. today, 199 Main Plaza, New Braunfels.
Agendas online herald-zeitung.com/documents
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Man arrested after river fight
Police: Man pushed girlfriend, fought with officers “rtf ‘SL'liTS
By Dalondo Moultrie
The Herald Zeitung Pu ung his girlfriend, fighting with .mother man on the river and struggling with authorities landed a Houston man in jail Saturday evening in New Braunfels, New Braunfels Police Department spokesman said.
lose I uis Vasques, 26, was lharged with resisting arrest, search or transporta
tion, and assault/family violence, police I t. Heath Purvis said.
According to Purvis, Vasquez was floating the Comal River when he got out on
private property in the area of Comal Cir-(le. His U -year-old girlfriend tried to tonvint e him to leave the private properly and get back in the water. Vasquez ignored ner pleadings and pushed her.
A man who saw Vasquez push the
NAVIGATING THE SYSTEM
DO I HAVE TO REGISTER MY DOG OR CAT IN THE UNINCORPORATED PARTS OF COMAL COUNTY?
All animals, cats and dogs are to be licensed by county order After receiving their rabies shot, the Rabies Vaccination Certificate should be mailed or brought to the Comal County Sheriff's Office, 3005 W San Antonio St., New Braunfels, Texas 78130
There are penalties for not having a license if a person s dog would be picked up and impounded.
Without the license, the impound charge would be larger There is no limit to the amount of animals a person may have in the county, as long as they are able to provide for their needs For more information, call the Animal Control office at (830) 608-2016 License must renewed yearly
- From Comal County Animal Control
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Law enforcement officers in New Braunfels and Comal County booked the following individuals between July 19 and July 20:
♦ Marh irden, 34, San £ tonio. driv mg while license invalid with previous conviction or suspension without financial responsibility
♦ Damela Martinez Campos, 24, New Braunfels, expired registration, failure
maintain financial responsibility
♦ Stephen Campos, 23, New Braunfels, public mtoxicat
♦ Trid Brenetf Christensen, 38, Austin, motion to revoke obation - driving while intoxicated with child passenger
♦ Richard Dosson Mulkey, 49, New Braunfels, false report, driving while license invalid enhanced
♦ William Bennett New, 21, New Braunfels, violate promise to appear possession of marijuana under two ounces
♦ Donnie Bee Rust, Jr, 39, San Angelo, violate prom e to appear • financial hearing violation of protective order, violate promise to appear -financial hearing - violation of protective order
♦ Angel Vega II, 29, Spring Branch, bench warrant, motion to revoke pro bation - driving while intoxicated d or mote, Texas Department of Criminal Justice hold
♦ Darnel Vega, 25, San Antonio, driving while license invalid with previous conviction or suspension without financial responsibility
♦ Roman Henry Wnek III, 22, Canyon Lake, violate city ordinance - abandoned vehicle
♦ Hermelindo Angel Zepeda, 18, New Braunfels, fraudulent use/possession identifying information # of items under five, no driver's license Under the U. S Constitution, any per son/defendant is considered innocent until proven guilty. If anyone is found not guilty or had the charges dropped without the State proceeding to trial and would like that finding published in the New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung, contact Managing Editor, Autumn Phillips, at (8301625-9144 x 220 or e mail [email protected]
New Braunfels Police Department reported the following incidents from July 15 to July 18:
♦ 10 0b p.m., male subject arrested for public intoxication at the 800 block of Bellaire Dt Investigating Offic rV Rocha.
♦ 10:18 p.m., unknown person attempted to burglarize building at the 1200 block of River Rd. Investig ig ( ;erj. Bolton,
♦ 11:01 p.m., male arrested for tampering, possession of rnari-juana, three warrants at the 1500 block of S. Business 35. Investigating Officer T.
♦ 11:18 p.m., Hispanic male was arrested for warrant and possession of marijuana at the 5500 block of IH 35 S Investigating Officer M Smith.
♦ 12:05 a.m., subject stopped for traffic violation found to be driving whi intoxicated at the 600 block of Loop 337 Investigating Officei S Jacks n.
♦ 1154 p.m., disorderly conduct (fighting) between two juvenile females at Hampe Park at the 300 block of Hampe St. Investigating Officer G. Fuller.
♦ July 16,1:25 a m , family violence call for service resulted in arrest and warrant service at the 15001 :k of Pam's Path. Investigating Officer C Scott.
♦ 1:39 a.m., driver of a minivan was arrested for driving while license invalid and failing to yield to an emergency vehicle at the 1100 block of N Business 35. Investigating Officer G. Whitaker.
♦ 1:56 p.m., person was called in as a possible DOS in the store parking lot and observed in possession of narcotics in plain view at the 1200 block of IH 35 S. Investigating Officer M Smith.
♦ 3:33 a.m., suspicious person found behind building and had three warrants a the 900 block of Loop 337 Investigating Officer J. Allison.
♦ 9:10 a.m., someone broke into
an ice vending machine and took cash and coins at the 1100 block of FM 306. Investigating Officer J. Mahoney.
♦ 10:49 a.m., multiple items stolen during vehicle burglary at the 700 block of IH 35 N Investigating Officer D. Rutledge
♦ 12:36 p.m., male was arrested for public intoxication at the 600 block of S. Walnut Ave Investigating Officer R.
♦ 10 49 a.m., person had a Nintendo Wi stolen from her sometime during her moving her belongings to storage at the 700 block of Summerwood Dr Investigating Officer D Villegas.
♦ 1:40 p.m., telephone harassment at the 1200 block of FM 306 Investigating Officer J. Mahoney.
♦ July 15, 3:55 p.m., victims reported that someone stole their debit card and used it without their permission at the 500 Roadrunner Ave. Investigating Officer J Mahoney.
♦ 3:17 p.m., stolen wallet reported at the 1400 block of S Seguin Ave. Investigating Officer J. Allison.
♦ 4:31 p.m., intoxicated tuber arrested for same at the 400 block of S. Union Ave. Investigating Officer D. Trahan.
♦ 4:45 p.m., intoxicated white female driver struck a parked car full of persons, causing injury was arrested for driving while intoxicated at the 400 block of N Market Ave. Investigating Officer M. Smith.
♦ 4:54 p.m., person entering a vehicle at the post office arrested for burglary of vehicle at the 600 block of S. Seguin Ave. Investigating Officer C. Diaz.
♦ 5:39 p.m., criminal trespass warnings issued at the 400 block of E. Mill St, Investigating Officer R. Gardner.
♦ 5:44 p.m., four subjects arrested for public intoxication at the 2700 block of IH 35 N. Investigating Officer G. Whitaker.
and fought with Vasquez. The man got back in the water and floated away by the time police arrived about 6:15 p.m. after being flagged down to break up the fight.
Officers found three of Vasquez' friends holding him on the ground. The officers tried to take Vasque/ into c ustody but he kicked at officers and put up a struggle. They eventually arrested him and took Vasquez to Comal County Jail, Purvis said.
Mid-Texas Symphony has new officers
On July 1, New Braunfels attorney Ellen M. Salyers took offic e as the newly elec ted President of the Board of Directors of the Mid-Texas Symphony.
Other offic ers include:
• Cathy Talcott, Vice-President
• Martha Rinn, Secretary
• Chris Bisc hoff,
Vice-President of Finance and Treasurer
• |atk I in den, Vice-President of Education
• Sara Hartin, Vice-Music
• Kathy Nossaman,
Vic e President of (iuild
• Marty Lindley, Vice-President of Markc ng
• Ion Moline, Vice-President of Development
• ( indy Peterman, Vice Pre if lent of Tic kels
The* entire 19-member board inc ludes community leadei from Nev\ Braun-fels, Seguin, ( anyon Lake and Wimberley, reflet ting some of tht divers«' < (immunities fr< >in whi( (i the Mid Texas Symphony draw s its audienc e.
Sta reports ’resident of
NBU Quarterly PEERS Awards presented to David Hubbard
I )avid Hubbard of the NBl1 Business Development Division was recently named the NBl PEERS Award recipient for the Second Quarter of 201 I PEERS stands for Performance, Effort, Efficiency, Rec ognition and Selection. All NBU employees are enc ouraged to submit nominations for this award on .i quarterly basis.
NBU managers review submittals and the individuals' performance and dec ide on an employee who has excelled in his or her duties for that time period.
David has researched and recommended a number of potential conservation rebate programs for NBU customers.
He took the added initiative of designing these rebate programs to address needs specific to New Braunfels and helped to implement several new programs in 2011.
I le updates the website and also represents NBU and customers' interests in meetings of the Central Texas Water Efficiency Network, a regional water conservation group.
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