DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(011322)-ODESSA CITY COUNCIL VOTES 4 TO 3 TO REMOVE JEFF RUSSELL FROM ODC BOARD

Odessa, Texas/January 13, 2022-On Tuesday, January 11th the Odessa City Council during its regularly scheduled meeting addressed item 7 to consider the removeal of Jeff Russell from the ODC Board. The Odessa City Council heared from supporters of Jeff Russell, their opposition to the city council’s decision to vote for or against the removal. 

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Odessa City Councilman, District 2-Steve Thompson read from a transcript of an ODC meeting where Jeff Russell advised the ODC board that he may have a conflict of interest regarding a construction company that may or may not be associated with RHOADS USA.
(Denise Swanner, Odessa City Council, At-Large) 

(Jeff Russell, Former ODC Board Member) 

The Odessa City Council voted 4 to 3 to remove Jeff Russell from the ODC Board. 

(Jeff Russell, Former ODC Board Member) 

Denise Swanner, Odessa City Council Membr-At Large said that given the opportunity she would re-appoint Jeff Russell. 

(Denise Swanner, Odessa City Council, At-Large) 

Council Members who voted to remove Jeff Russell from the ODC Board were not available for comment. 

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DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(011122)MURDER WARRANT SERVED IN CONNECTION TO THE MURDER OF IVAN JOSE ORTIZ-CASTILLO

Midland, Texas/January 11, 2022-A murder warrant has been served by the Midland County Sheriff’s Office for the murder that occurred on December 27, 2021, resulting in the death of Ivan Jose Ortiz-Castillo. 

Nereida Viscarra-Garcia, 23 years-of-age, was served a murder warrant by Midland County Sheriff’s Office for her involvement in the death of Ivan Jose Ortiz-Castillo. 

Nereida Viscarra-Garcia has also been charged with Tampering with or Fabricating Physical Evidence. 

The investigation is still ongoing. 

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DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(011022)-TXDPS INVESTATING FATAL CRASH 5 MILES EAST OF MIDLAND

Midland, Texas/January 10, 2022-On Saturday, January 8th, 2022 at approximately 5:01p.m. a fatal crash occurred at South County Road 1140, 5 miles east of Midland involving a 2017 Toyota Corolla. 

The TxDPS Highway Patrol Preliminary information revealed that the Toyota Corolla was traveling southbound on CR 1140.  The driver identified as Louise Renee Pyle a 54 years-of-age female of Midland failed to stop at a stop sign, and the vehicle crossed over CR 120 and then struck a fence. 

Pyle was pronounced deceased at the scene by Justice Court Investigator Carlos Castanos 

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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. 

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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