Archive - Jun 3, 2011 - News Article
Enrique Lombrana Gamez, Sr. 61, of Sweetwater, was arrested on Wednesday, June 1, 2011, by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) for possession with intent to distribute marijuana. The federal charge stated that Gamez and others, "aiding and abetting one another, knowingly possessed with intent to distribute 549.45 pounds (249.75 Kilograms) of marijuana, a Schedule I substance.â€ť
First Financial Bank President/CEO Kirby Andrews kissed a pig on the lawn at FFB on Thursday afternoon. First Financial Bank officers â€” as a Relay For Life fundraiser â€”each had cans set up at the bank for donations to be taken. Customers, family and friends put money into the personâ€™s can that they most wanted to see kiss a pig. Andrews raised the most money for the fundraiser, raising a total of $158.11. FFB raised a total of $385.55 for Relay For Life. The Nolan County Relay For Life event will begin tonight at 7 p.m.
A check was presented to Division for Blind Services in Abilene by the Ridin' For Cash Bull Bash foundation. Shown are Matt Miles with Case and Cash Miles, Annie Miles and Stetson Rasberry, making the presentation to representatives of DBS. According to event coordinator Annie Miles, over 1,500 people that came through the front door of the Nolan County Coliseum for the event this year raising a total of $11,026. Last year, The Ridin' For Cash Bull Bash raised $5,714 that was used to purchase Braille books for local school libraries.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 56 calls for service, issued two citations and made one arrest on June 1, 2011.
The SPD received 25, 911 calls.
Calls for service:
â€˘Â Family violence assault, impede breath/circulation â€” 400 block of Neff.
â€˘Â Forgery financial instrument â€” Sweetwater area.
â€˘Â Criminal mischief â€” 500 block of E. Broadway.
Arrested by SPD:
â€˘ Adon Reyna, 34 of Sweetwater â€” Warrant.
The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had six calls for service, served four civil papers and made three arrests on June 1, 2011.
Arrested by NCSO: