Archive - Jul 26, 2012 - News Article

Updated: Body found off of Interstate 20

July 26, 2012

According to Sweetwater Chief of Police Brian Frieda, a body was found along Interstate 20 inside of the Sweetwater city limits.
At 11:15 a.m. on Thursday, July 26, 2012, the Sweetwater Police Department received a call from Texas Department of Transportation contracted workers about a body they found while cleaning along Interstate 20. The body was in the median near mile marker 242.

Storybook Theatre visits County-City Library

July 26, 2012

The Storybook Theatre visited the County-City Library on Wednesday, July 25, 2012, at 1:30 p.m. The group performed The New Little Red Riding Hood, a classic story that emphasizes the importance of character traits with a splash of environmental awareness.
This is the second year for the group to perform in Sweetwater. Last year's show was Two Pigs and T.H.E. Wolf. The Storybook Theatre is on the approved roster of artists with the Texas Commission on the Arts.

Three Most Wanted fugitives arrested in the last week

July 26, 2012

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety announced that three of the Texas 10 Most Wanted fugitives or sex offenders were captured within the last week. Fugitives Daniel Pineda, Jr., 26, and Trinidad Diaz Mermella, 46, were both arrested on Tuesday, July 24, in separate incidents after tips led to their capture. Additionally, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, Brandon Gary Johnson, 42, was arrested last week in Dallas.

West Texas Innovation Network co-sponsors Entrepreneur Boot Camp with ACU to assist new business start-ups

July 26, 2012

The West Texas Innovation Network is co-sponsoring an Entrepreneur Boot Camp to assist new business start-ups. The boot camp will be held Friday, August 10, 2012, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Hunter Welcome Center on the Abilene Christian University (ACU) campus.

Blotters for July 24, 2012

July 26, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 34 calls for service, issued four citations and made two arrests on July 24, 2012.
The SPD received 16, 911 calls.
Accidents:
• 2300 block of E. Broadway.
Calls for service:
• Theft — 400 block of E. Texas.
Arrested by SPD:
• Eric Hernandez, 19 — Warrant/evading arrest.
• Male juvenile, 12 — Criminal mischief.

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