Archive - May 8, 2012 - News Article

Reward offered for fugitive with Aryan Brotherhood ties

May 8, 2012

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety has added Paul Joseph Borreson, 56, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive list and a $7,500 cash reward is being offered for information leading to his capture. He is affiliated with the Aryan Brotherhood of Texas gang and has been arrested 46 times in at least 11 states. All tips can be offered anonymously.

TMSCA students place at competition

May 8, 2012

TMSCA students from Sweetwater Middle School recently traveled to San Antonio for the Texas Math and Science Coaches Association State Competition. They competed in Math, Science, Calculator and Number Sense. There were over 500 students from around the state that competed.
While they did well in Math, Number Sense and Calculator, in Science they excelled as a team and individuals. The team consisting of Daniel Peña, John Clift, Kilanie Arpin, Chance Saunders, Lizzie Gray and Marc Butler received eighth place out of 21 teams.

Annual WASP Homecoming slated for May 26

May 8, 2012

On Saturday, May 26 the annual WASP Homecoming 2012 will begin with an honor parade from Sweetwater Plaza at 9 a.m. to the museum. Other WASP will arrive in the WASP Fly-in at 10 a.m. Joining the Fly-in will be vintage planes from the CAF, Wisconsin and Louisiana, along with modern aircraft. One Stearman trainer is returning to Avenger Field for the first time since WWII.

Blood drives set for May 10

May 8, 2012

Meek Blood Center will have two blood drives in Sweetwater on Thursday, May 10, from noon until 6 p.m. A bloodmobile will be at Sweetwater Spine Clinic, located at 1413 Hailey Street. The second blood drive will take place inside the Lions Club building, located at 1501 Lamar.
Meek Blood Center recently revised their guidelines regarding many medications and medical conditions, which will qualify more people as blood donors. Those who have been deferred for medications and medical conditions in the past are asked to call 325-670-2798 to inquire about eligibility.

Blotters for May 4-6, 2012

May 8, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 115 calls for service, issued 23 citations and made three arrests from May 4-6, 2012.

The SPD received 93, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Criminal mischief — 600 block of Jack Lambert.
• Burglary of a building — 1600 block of Elm.
• Aggravated assault — 300 block of Hailey.
• Burglary of a habitation — 900 block of Circle Drive.
• Criminal mischief — 1900 block of Bristol.
• Criminal mischief — 700 block of Bluff.
• Theft — 1800 block of Hailey.
• Family violence assault — 600 block of Pecan.

Arrested by SPD:

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