DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS-CALEB ANDREW TONDRE LOCATED UNHARMED

MIDLAND, TEXAS/AUGUST 19, 2017/MDILAND COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE, AUTHORITY SHERIFF GARY PAINTER-SPECIAL AGENTS WITH THE FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION, DEPUTY UNITED STATES MARSHALS WITH THE LONE STAR FUGITIVE TASK FORCE AND INVESTIGATORS WITH THE MIDLAND COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE HAVE BEEN CONTINUOUSLY WORKING SINCE YESTERDAY AFTERNOON TO LOCATE 4 YEAROLD CALEB ANDREW TONDRE AND HIS FATHER, CHRISTOPHER.

THIS AFTERNOON AT ABOUT 6:43PM SPECIAL AGENTS WITH THE FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION AND DEPUTY UNITED STATES MARSHALS WITH THE LONE STAR FUGITIVE TASK FORCE IN SAN ANTONIO LOCATED 4 YEAR OLD CALEB AND HIS FATHER AT A MOTEL ON THE NORTHEAST SIDE OF SAN ANTONIO. CALEB IS UNHARMED AND IN THE CUSTODY OF THE SAN ANTONIO POLICE DEPARTMENT. CHRISTOPHER ALLEN TONDRE IS IN JAIL AND IS BEING CHARGED WITH AGGRAVATED KIDNAPPING AND CHILD ENDANGERMENT. THE APPREHENSION WAS MADE AFTER A RELATIVE WAS FOLLOWED AND TALKED TO AFTER NUMEROUS HOURS OF SURVEILLANCE. CHRISTOPHER ALLEN TONDRE WILL BE ARRAIGNED BEFORE A MAGISTRATE IN SAN ANTONIO, THEN DEPUTIES FROM THE MIDLAND COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE WILL TRANSPORT HIM BACK TO MIDLAND WHERE HE WILL BE ARRAIGNED AND AWAIT TRIAL IN THE MIDLAND COUNTY JAIL.

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DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS-2017 MCH HEALTHY KIDS FUN DAY!

ODESSA, TEXAS/AUGUST 18, 2017 – MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL HOSTED THE 5TH ANNUAL HEALTHY KIDS FUN DAY AT THE MCH CENTER FOR PRIMARY CARE LOCATED AT LOOP 1936 AND WEST UNIVERSITY IN WEST ODESSA. THE PURPOSE OF THIS COMMUNITY EVENT IS TO PREPARE CHILDREN FOR THE NEW SCHOOL YEAR THAT BEGINS MONDAY, AUGUST 21, 2017.

(MICHELLE PENA, NURSE ADMINISTRATOR-FAMILY HEALTH CENTER) “WE HAVE DIFFERENT ACTIVITIES; WE HAVE VISION, DENTAL CHECK, SCREENINGS. WE ALSO PROVIDE DIFFERENT ACTIVITIES FOR THE CHILDREN.”

SCHOOL CHILDREN WERE ENTERTAINMENT WITH A VARIETY OF EVENTS: THE DUNKING BOOTH, A TOUR OF AN ODESSA FIRE ENGINE, A FULLY FUNCTIONAL BLACK AND WHITE ODESSA POLICE DEPARTMENT –  TAHOE, AS WELL AS FACE PAINTING, BALLOONS AND MUSIC.

(MICHELLE PENA, NURSE ADMINISTRATOR-FAMILY HEALTH CENTER) “THIS IS DEFINTELY TO GET CHILDREN READY FOR SCHOOL. WE START THEM OFF WITH THEIR SCHOOL SUPPLIES; WE TRY TO GET THEM TO A GOOD START.”

SOME FAMILIES LIVE PAYCHECK TO PAYCHECK, AND OTHER FAMILIES HAVE CHILDREN AND GRAND CHILDREN LIVING IN THE SAME HOUSEHOLD. THESE FAMILIES ARE VERY GREATFUL THAT MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL EXTENEDS A HELPING HAND WITH SCHOOL SUPPLIES.

(LORRAINE PASQUALE, PARENT AND GRANDPARENT) “IT WAS VERY, VERY HELPFUL WITH THE SCHOOL SUPPLIES THEY’RE HANDING OUT, AND THE INFORMATION THEY’RE GIVING OUT TO THE ADULTS.”

(CORINA MEDINA, PARENT) “THEY MOSTLY GOT THEIR SUPPLIES ONLINE THIS YEAR. SO, ITS BEEN A LITTLE DIFFICULT FINDING EVERYTHING THEY NEEDED WITH ALL THE STORES BEING PACKED, BUT THIS HAD A LOT OF THE LITTLE STUFF THAT WE WERE LOOKING FOR.”

THE GOAL OF HEALTHY KIDS FUN DAY IS FOR PARENTS AND YOUNG STUDENTS TO HAVE INFORMATION THAT WILL HELP THEM STAY HEALTHY SO THAT EVERY FAMILY WILL HAVE A SUCCESSFUL SCHOOL YEAR.

FOR DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS, DANNY BARRERA

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DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS-SEXUAL ASSAULT OF A CHILD

ODESSA, TEXAS/AUGUST 17, 2017 – ON AUGUST 14, 2017, A SEXUAL ASSAULT WAS REPORTED TO THE ODESSA POLICE DEPARTMENT. A FORENSIC INTERVIEW WAS CONDUCTED AND INVESTIGATION REVEALED THAT A 9 YEAR-OLD FEMALE HAD BEEN SEXUALLY ASSAULTED BY A KNOWN PERSON, LATER IDENTIFIED AS MARK ALEJO. INVESTIGATION REVEALDED THAT THE VICTIM HAD REPORTED THE INCIDENTS TO A YVONNE GARCIA ON MULTIPLE OCCASIONS BUT GARCIA FAILED TO DO ANYTHING ABOUT IT.

OFFICERS WERE AT GARCIA’S RESIDENCE SPEAKING TO HER ABOUT THE ALLEGATIONS INVOLVING HER BOYFRIEND; SHE ADVISED OFFICERS THAT THE LAST TIME SHE SPOKE TO ALEJO WAS AUGUST 13, 2017. FURTHER INVESTIGATION REVEALED THAT ALEJO WAS AT GARCIA’S RESIDENCE, AND JUMPED FROM A WINDOW WHEN OFFICERS ARRIVED ON THE SCENE.

ODESSA POLICE HAVE CHARGED MARK ANTHONY ALEJO, 33 YEARS OF AGE, WITH THREE COUNTS OF AGGRAVAED SEXUAL ASSAULT OF A CHILD “FELONY 1”. OPD CHARGED YVONNE MARIE GARCIA, 37 YEARS OF AGE, WITH ENDANGERING A CHILD “FELONY 2 AND INTERFERING WITH PUBLIC DUTIES “CLASS B MISDEMEANOR”

ALEJO AND GARCIA WERE ARRESTED AND CHARGED, AND TRANSPORTED TO THE ECTOR COUNTY LAW ENFORCEMENT CENTER.

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DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS-ODESSA POLICE ASKING FOR PUBLIC’S ASSISTANCE WITH IDENTIFYING BURGLARY SUSPECT

 

ODESSA, TEXAS/AUGUST 17, 2017 – ODESSA POLICE IS ASKING FOR THE PUBLIC’S ASSISTANCE WITH IDENTIFYING A BURGLARY SUSPECT.

ON MAY 15, 2017 AT APPROXIMATELY 3:00PM, ODESSA POLICE RESPONDED TO 2626 NORTH JBS PARKWAY AT WORK FORCE SOLUTIONS IN REFERENCE TO A BURGLARY. THE SUSPECT IS DESCRIBED AS A WHITE MALE IN HIS 30’S.

ANYONE WITH INFORMATION IN REFERENCE TO THE IDENTITY OF THE SUSPECT, CONTACT DETECTIVE J. GONZALES AT 432-335-3345 OR ODESSA CRIME STOPPERS AT 432-333-TIPS AND REFERENCE CASE #17-10771.

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DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS-CREDIT CARD ABUSE INVESTIGATION

ODESSA, TEXAS/AUGUST 17, 2017 – ON JULY 15, 2017, A CREDIT CARD ABUSE REPORT WAS MADE WITH THE ODESSA POLICE DEPARTMENT. THE SUSPECT UTILIZED A STOLEN CREDIT CARD AND ATTEMPTED TO PURCHACE SEVERAL HIGH DOLLAR ITEMS WITH THE CARD.

ANY ONE WITH INFORMATION IN REFERENCE TO THE IDENTITY OF THE SUSPECT IS ENCOURAGED TO CONTACT DETECTIVE J. GONZALES AT 432-225-3345 OR ODESSA CRIME STOPPERS AT 432-333-TIPS, AND REFERENCE CASE #17-16779.

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DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS-WANTED FUGITIVE HEATHER RENEE HASKINS

Odessa, Texas/August 16, 2017 – The Odessa Police Department is trying to locate Heather Renee Haskins, 24 years of age. She is currently wanted for Theft of

Property “State Jail Felony, in connection to stealing approximately $25, 210 from the

Girl Scouts of the Desert Southwest. Haskins is 5’6” tall and weighs approximately 185

pounds. Haskins is possibly driving a maroon Chevrolet SUV bearing TX LP #GKL5486

Haskins could possibly be selling girl scout cookies in Abilene.

Contact the Odessa Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division at 432-335-3333 or Odessa Crime Stoppers at 432-333-TIPS.

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DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS-TWO SUSPECTS ARRESTED FOR BURGLARY OF A BUILDING

ODESSA, TEXAS/AUGUST 14, 2017 – ODESSA POLICE HAVE MADE TWO ARRESTS IN CONNECTION TO A BURGLARY THAT OCCURRED LATE SATURDAY EVENING IN CENTRAL ODESSA.

ON AUGUST 12, 2017 AT APPROXIMATELY 11:19AM, ODESSA POLICE RESPONDED TO 922 NORTH TOM GREEN AT 365 CONTRUCTION IN REFERENCE TO A BURGLARY IN PROGRESS. OPD OFFICERS MADE -CONTACT- WITH THE COMPLAINANT, WHO REPORTED THAT THEY OBSERVED TWO MALE SUBJECTS MAKING A FORCED ENTRY INTO THE BUSINESS.

BOTH SUSPECTS FLED ON FOOT BEFORE OFFICERS ARRIVED ON THE SCENE. OFFICERS SEARCHED THE AREA AND LOCATED THE FIRST SUSPECT IDENTIFIED AS JOE LUIS MADRID 51 YEARS OF AGE, IN THE 1000 BLOCK OF NORTH TOM GREEN. THE SECOND SUSPECT WAS LOCATED IN THE 1000 BLOCK OF NORTH GRANT, AND WAS IDENTIFIED AS FERMIN LOPEZ, 25 YEARS OF AGE.

A SHOW-UP WAS CONDUCTED AND TWO IDEPENDENT WITNESSES POSITIVELY IDENTIFIED LOPEZ AND MADRID AS THE BURGLARY SUSPECTS AND THEY WERE ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH BURGLARY OF A BUILDING “STATE JAIL FELONY.”

FERMIN LOPEZ AND JOE LUIS MADRID ARE CURRENTLY BEING HELD IN THE ECTOR COUNTY LAW ENFORCEMENT CENTER.

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DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS-RACING ON A HIGHWAY CAUSING SERIOUS BODILY INJURY

ODESSA, TEXAS/AUGUST 14, 2017 – AN ODESSA MAN IS IN CRITICAL CONDITION AND ANOTHER IS IN CUSTODY AFTER RACING AND EVADING ODESSA POLICE SUNDAY MORNING IN SOUTH ODESSA.

ON AUGUST 13, 2017 AT APPROXIMATELY 5:45AM, ODESSA POLICE OBSERVED TWO MOTORCYCLES RACING WESTBOUND IN THE 1400 BLOCK OF EAST MURPHY. OFFICES ATTEMPTED TO CONDUCT A TRAFFIC STOP.  BOTH MOTORCYCLES REFUSED TO STOP, DISREGARD EMERGENCY LIGHTS AND SIRENS.

A 2012 YAMAHA MOTORCYCLE, BEING OPERATED BY PABLO QUINONEZ, 23 YEARS OF AGE, LOST CONTROL AND VEERED OFF THE ROADWAY BEFORE CRASHING NEAR MURPHY AND DIXIE. QUINONEZ WAS TRANSPORTED TO MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL WITH LIFE-THREATENING INJURIES.

A 2006 SUZUKI MOTORCYCLE OPERATED BY BRIAN TORRESDEY FLORES WAS NEAR THE CRASH SCENE.

BRIAN FLORES HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH RACING ON A HIGHWAY CAUSING SERIOUS BODILY INJURY “2ND DEGREE FELONY” AND EVADING ARREST WITH A MOTOR VEHICLE CAUSING SERIOUS BODILY INJURY 3RD   DEGREE FELONY, AND WAS TRANSPORTED TO THE ECTOR COUNTY LAW ENFORCEMENT CENTER.

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DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS-ASSAULT OF TWO MIDLAND COUNTY DEPUTIES-UPDATE

MIDLAND COUNTY/MIDLAND, TEXAS/AUGUST 13, 2017 – THE UNKNOWN SUBJECT THAT WAS SHOT MULTIPLE TIMES AFTER HE ASSAULTED TWO MIDLAND COUNTY DEPUTIES ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 12, 2017 HAS SUCCESSFULLY COME OUT OF SURGERY AT MIDLAND MEMORIAL HOSPITAL.

THE SUBJECT IS IDENTIFIED AS EDWIN JORDAN SOTO-CONTRERAS, A WHITE MALE, 20 YEARS OF AGE. CONTRERAS WAS INDENTIFIED THROUGH FINGERPRINTS THAT WERE SUBMITTED TO THE NORMAL DATA BASES BEGINNING WITH LOCAL AGENCIES, THEN THE STATE AND NATIONAL DATA BASES. IT WAS REVEALED THAT EDWIN JORDAN SOTO-CONTRERAS HAD BEEN ARRESTED IN THE STATE OF COLORADO.

AT APPROXIMATELY 4:50AM, SATURDAY AUGUST 12, 2017. THE MIDLAND COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE RECEIVED A 911 CALL FROM THE KENT KWIK STORE LOCATED AT FM 1788 AND WEST HIGHWAY 158 IN REFERENCE TO A MALE SUBJECT TRYING TO GET IN TO VEHICLES. LATER, ANOTHER CALL CAME IN STATING THAT A NAKED MAN IN A COWBOY HAT WAS GOING IN AND OUT OF TRAFFIC APPROXIMATELY TWO MILES EAST OF THE KENT KWIK STORE, AND TRYING TO GET IN VEHICLES THERE.

A MIDLAND COUNTY DEPUTY ARRIVED ON THE SCENE AND ATTEMPTED TO STOP THE MALE SUBJECT. THE DEPUTY WAS IMMEDIATELY ATTACKED AND KNOCKED TO THE GROUND. THE MALE SUBJECT ENTERED THE DEPUTY’S VEHICLE AND ATTEMPTED TO DRIVE OFF BUT WAS UNSUCCESSFUL.  THE MIDLAND COUNTY DEPUTY DEFENDED HIMSELF AGAINST THE MALE SUBJECT USING PHYSICAL FORCE, AND WAS ABLE TO DEPLOY HIS TASER, BUT WITH NO EFFECT. IMMEDIATELY AN “OFFICER NEEDS HELP” CALL WAS PUT OUT BY THE DEPUTY. A SECOND DEPUTY ARRIVED AT THE SCENE AND HE ALSO DEPLOYED HIS TASER WITH NO EFFECT ON THE MALE SUBJECT.  MPD OFFICERS BEGAN TO ARRIVE TO ASSIST THE DEPUTIES.

THE MIDLAND COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE IS CURRENTLY ATTEMPTING TO LOCATE FAMILY MEMBERS OF EDWIN JORDAN SOTO-CONTRERAS.

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DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS-ECTOR COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE INVESTIGATING A DOMESTIC DISPUTE REGARDING A VEHICLE

ECTOR COUNTY/WEST ODESSA, TEXAS – AUGUST 12, 2017-ON AUGUST 11, 2017 AT APPROXIMATELY 5:00AM, ON FRIDAY MORNING, ECTOR COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO THE 3500 BLOCK OF GREER AVE IN WEST ODESSA.

DURING THE INVESTIGATION, A DOMESTIC DISPUTE HAD OCCURRED REGARDING A VEHICLE. THE FEMALE SUBJECT GOT IN TO LEAVE AND THE VICTIM JUMPED ON THE HOOD OF THE VEHICLE AS SHE DROVE OFF WITH THE VICTIM HOLDING ON.

THE FEMALE SUBJECT STOPPED AND THE MALE VICTIM FELL OFF, CAUSING UNKNOWN INJURIES. HE WAS TRANSPORTED TO MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL.

NO ARREST HAS BEEN MADE, AND THE INCIDENT IS UNDER INVESTIGATION.

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