Archive - Mar 23, 2011 - News Article

Storage unit burned

March 23, 2011

The Sweetwater Fire Department responded to a fire on Musgrove Street on Tuesday. A storage unit, owned by a private owner, caught fire and sent flames and smoke high into the air, also causing a grass fire a block away on Neff Street. Due to a downed power line that was still "hot" firefighters had to use their ladder truck to extinguish the storage unit fire. The storage unit was near Pickrell Wrecker Service and the business sustained only minor damages. Everything that was in the storage unit — including a vehicle and a recreational vehicle — was destroyed by the fire.

Walker indicted for Jan. stabbing

March 23, 2011

Shayqualpa Rene (Shay) Walker was indicted on Tuesday by the Nolan County Grand Jury for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, a first degree felony. The charges stemmed from the January stabbing of Carvin Coy Lemmons.
Sweetwater Police officers responded to a 911 call of an unresponsive male at Apache Bend Apartments on Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011 shortly before 2 p.m.
According to Chief of Police Jim Kelley, officers found Carvin Coy Lemmons, 43, of Sweetwater deceased, upon arrival at the scene.
"Lemmons was found with one stab wound to the mid-section," Kelley said.

Blotters 3-23-2011

March 23, 2011

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 30 calls for service, issued no citations and made one arrest on March 21, 2011.

The SPD received 14, 911 calls.

Arrested by SPD:
• Beatrice Vera, 39 — Warrant.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had four calls for service, served two civil papers and made two arrests on March 21, 2011.

Arrested by NCSO:
• Jose Campos, 45 of Fort Worth — Warrant/motion to revoke probation.
• Anthony David Martinez, 25 of Fort Worth — Warrant/surety withdrawal.
Calls for service:
• Court Bailiff — 32nd District Court.

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