DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(010822)-LULAC HOST COMMUNITY DISCUSSION ON DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Odessa, Texas/January 8, 2022-The Odessa chapter of the League of United Latin American Citizens hosted a community discussion on domestic violence in the Odessa City Council chambers at city hall. The meeting was to be focused on the violent death of Heather Leann Rodriguez by a former boyfirend, and why the system of laws to protect domestic violence victims failed Heather Rodriguez. 

(Monica Franco, Heather Leann Rodriguez Cousin) 

State Represenative Brooks Landgraff who authored Monica’s Law explained what this law provides to victims of domestic violence. 

(Brooks Landgraff, Texas State Representative-District 81) 

 It was revealed that Heather’s former boyfriend was harassing her at her job. Monica Franco said that, Heather was told by Heather’s employer, a business located in Midland that she needed to file a protective order before she could return to work. 

(Monica Franco, Heather Leann Rodriguez Cousin) 

(Deputy Chief Robert Doporto of the Odessa Police Department) 

Deputy Chief Robert Doporto said that after information is gathered during a domestic or family violence case it is presented to the district attorney or county attorney.  

(Deputy Chief Robert Doporto of the Odessa Police Department) 

Jeanette Fierro, a domestic violence victim and survivor tells her story of abuse by her partner and her journey of becoming financially independent and survival. 

(Jeanette Fierro, Domestic Violence Victim and Survivor) 

If you or someone you know is fleeing domestic and sexual violence, contact the Crisis Center of West Texas at 1-866-627-4747. 

For DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS, Danny Barrera 

 

 

 

 

 

DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(010322)-SHERIFF DAVID CRINER-MIDLAND COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE NOVEMBER 2021 UPDATE

Midland County/Midland, Texas/January 3, 2022-SHERIFF DAVID CRINER-MIDLAND COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE NOVEMBER 2021 UPDATE

DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(010222)MIDLAND MEMORIAL HOSPITAL FIRST BABY OF 2022

Midland, Texas/January 2, 2022-Midland Memorial Hospital  congratulates the Luna family of Midland on the birth of their new baby boy, the first child born in Midland in 2022. Mario Alexander Luna was born at 12:17 AM to Carmen and Mario Luna, weighing 9 lbs 11 oz and 21 inches long. 

The family was presented with a gift basket full of items for the new baby and mom. 

Gift basket items include: 

  • Grooming kit, wash clothes, baby soap, and socks from Hope Chest, a program sponsored by Midland Health and Midland Memorial Foundation
  • Lindon & London laundry wash from Brew Street
  • Blanket set from Nifty Knitters of Midland
  • Mama hat, coffee mug, and car coasters from The Pink Pug
  • Baby’s First Ornament and gift card from Miss Cayce’s
  • Anthusgift card from Anthus 

Midland Memorial Hospital would like to thank all of these businesses and individuals for their donations to  first baby of 2022. 

The gift basket was beautifully arranged by Flowerland. 

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DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(010122)-FIRST BABY OF 2022 AT MCH-BABY RYDER VELA

Odessa, Texas/January 1, 2022 – Medical Center Hospital is celebrating its first delivery of 2022. Baby Ryder Vela was born at 1.27 a.m. and weighed in at 6 pounds, 8 ounces. Her proud parents are Stephanie Vela and Henry Vela.
Lori’s Gifts at the hospital gifted the family a diaper bag, while the hospital gifted them several newborn items and a Target Gift Card.

Congratulate the Vela family on their newest addition.

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DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(123021)-ODESSA P.D. CHIEF’S 3 ON 3 YOUTH BASKETBALL

Odessa, Texas/December 30, 2021-The Odessa Police Department hosted the 4th Annual Chief’s 3-On-3 Youth Basketball Throwdown. Students from the ECISD School District came out to the Odessa High School Gym to register and play in the Basketball Tournament on December 29th.  

(Cpl. Steve LeSeuer, Crime Prevention Officer/Community Relations Unit) 

This annual basketball tournament is a proactive way the Odessa Police Department engages with the youth of the Odessa community through sports. 

(Cpl. Steve LeSeuer, Crime Prevention Officer/Community Relations Unit) 

The 3-On-3 Youth Basketball Throwdown started at 9am and ended in the afternoon Winners in the different age groups were awarded medals. 

(Cpl. Steve LeSeuer, Crime Prevention Officer/Community Relations Unit) 

Follow the Odessa Police Department on social media and the OPD App for upcoming community events. 

For DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS, Danny Barrera.