Bexar County repeatedly honored deputy who died of COVID-19. Now they’re suing his widow.
More than two years after her husband became the first Bexar County Sheriff’s deputy to die of complications from COVID-19, Pauline Pezina De La Fuente continues a drawn out legal battle for his county death benefits.
BCSO admits to search warrant clerical error in West Side standoff where deputy was shot, suspect was killed
A search warrant for the property where a Bexar County Sheriff’s deputy was shot and a suspect was killed last week included the information for the wrong person, BCSO officials admitted Monday.
BCSO deputy cleared of manslaughter charge speaks out after ‘stressful’ week under indictment
In his first public comments since being cleared of criminal wrongdoing in the shooting death of a man in Elmendorf in 2020, Bexar County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Brandin Moran said Thursday his brief indictment for manslaughter had a significant emotional impact on him and his family.
Feds charge 7 in SW Bexar County human smuggling bust
All seven suspects were drivers or passengers of vehicles stopped by Bexar County Sheriff’s investigators Thursday afternoon after they left a property in the 11200 block of Briggs Road, where a neighbor had reported seeing 50 people exit a tractor trailer.
Arbitrator sides with sheriff, upholds firing of BCSO lieutenant who was at deadly Capitol riot
An arbitrator has upheld the termination of a Bexar County Sheriff’s Office lieutenant, nearly a year after she posted multiple photographs on Facebook showing her near the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 as a protest erupted into a deadly riot, agency officials confirmed to the KSAT 12 Defenders.
Dishonorable discharge given to BCSO sergeant for alleged “improprieties” during sting operation
A veteran Bexar County Sheriff’s sergeant retired in lieu of being terminated this week, amid an investigation into whether he acted inappropriately during a covert law enforcement investigation, the KSAT 12 Defenders have confirmed.
‘It’s really a mess’: Bexar County DA hampered by SAPD, BCSO mishandling of evidence and communication issues
Public court proceedings, conversations with sources and case records reveal ongoing communication lapses and mishandling of evidence between the Bexar County District Attorney’s Office and the area’s two largest law enforcement agencies: the San Antonio Police Department and the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office.
‘I think that they just wanted something to kill’: Horse shot multiple times on far South Side
Patricia Scharmann says her mare, Stormy, was shot at least four times. A blood trail and trampled grass starting about 25 yards from the fence line show where the horse stumbled and collapsed, ultimately dying with gruesome wounds.
Nearly two weeks after fatal encounter, BCSO identifies deputy who shot and killed Nicholas Norris
A Bexar County Sheriff’s deputy who shot and killed a man suffering from a mental health episode on the far West Side late last month was identified by agency officials Tuesday as 33-year-old Deputy Joseph Trevino.
Businesses’ issues with homeless spur BCSO patrols on San Antonio River Walk
Downtown businesses’ issues with people experiencing homelessness have spurred the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office to send deputies on patrol along the River Walk -- though not in great numbers nor with the ability to enforce all the local laws.
Convicted thief under investigation again after accepting $6,800 for never-completed fence work
When Army veteran Tristan Seymour began searching online late last summer for a contractor to build a privacy fence, he went with the one who responded right away: a man who identified himself as Rene Elizondo.
BCSO academy instructor removed from contact with public after groping allegation
A Bexar County Sheriff’s training instructor has been removed from having contact with cadets or the general public after being accused of having inappropriate contact with a detention cadet, BCSO officials confirmed Friday.
Man, 18, arrested after driving on front lawns, doing doughnuts in West Bexar County, deputies say
SAN ANTONIO – A man was arrested after the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office said he was “doing doughnuts” and “driving recklessly” in his truck on Ranch View in West Bexar County. Abel Mascorro, 18, was arrested Saturday after deputies said they tried to pull him over for a traffic stop when he lead them on an off-road pursuit and onto other residents’ front lawns. Earlier this afternoon, Bexar County Sheriff’s West Patrol Deputies responded to reports of a reckless driver doing... Posted by Bexar County Sheriff's Office on Saturday, March 20, 2021The chase ended when Mascorro’s two front tires blew out, according to the sheriff’s office. Mascorro was arrested by deputies without incident and is facing several charges, including felony evading arrest with a motor vehicle. “We are glad to have placed this suspect into custody, but are even more thankful nobody was injured as a result of the reckless actions this driver took,” the sheriff’s office said in a statement.
San Antonio Zoo takes custody of confiscated tiger cub and bobcat
click to enlarge Courtesy of San Antonio ZooThe zoo is providing a temporary home for a tiger cub snd bobcat confiscated by BCSO. The San Antonio Zoo has taken in a tiger cub and bobcat that were confiscated by the Bexar County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday.The zoo estimates the tiger is roughly 14 weeks of age and the bobcat is around 5 years old. It will provide safe housing and veterinarian care for both animals until it receives further instructions from BCSO.According to a release, the zoo's animal care and veterinarian staff visually assessed both animals and found them to be in poor condition, which they said is likely due to malnutrition and poor general care. "Illegal animal trafficking is a global problem, and obviously San Antonio is not immune to this," President and CEO Tim Morrow said in a statement. "We're grateful to Sheriff [Javier] Salazar, his officers, Animal Care Services and San Antonio Police for their work on these cases and for aggressively prosecuting those committing animal cruelty in our community."sacurrent.com
BCSO jailer charged with DWI as torrid pace of deputy arrests continues
SAN ANTONIO – A recently-hired Bexar County Sheriff’s deputy was arrested overnight on suspicion of driving while intoxicated, multiple sources confirmed to the KSAT 12 Defenders Tuesday. Colbert is the second BCSO deputy in as many days to face criminal charges. Seven BCSO deputies have already faced criminal charges since the start of 2021, putting the agency on pace to have more than 30 arrests this year. An official statement from BCSO said Colbert had been employed since February and was assigned to the Bexar County Adult Detention Center. She was still in the probationary period and has been terminated according to Bexar County Sheriff’s Office Civil Service rules.
BCSO: Suspect in custody following standoff in far west Bexar County neighborhood
BEXAR COUNTY – 6:51 p.m. Update:After an hours-long standoff in a far west Bexar County neighborhood, a man — once armed with an AR-15 rifle — is now in custody, according to the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies are also conducting a second search of the man’s house, which is standard protocol to an incident involving SWAT, Salazar said. The incident was “brought on by most likely PTSD symptoms and there may have been some family stressors ongoing that led to this,” Sheriff Salazar said. Posted by Bexar County Sheriff's Office on Sunday, February 28, 20215 p.m. Update:Negotiations are still underway between a man armed with an AR-15 rifle, Bexar County sheriff deputies and SWAT teams in a far West Bexar County neighborhood. Original:The Bexar County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents in a far West Bexar County neighborhood to stay inside their homes, as a man armed with a rifle is walking around and “threatening law enforcement.”The sheriff’s office posted about the incident on social media on Sunday afternoon.
Tiger rescued during San Antonio's freeze gets new home
BSCOAmid the calls the Bexar County Sheriff's Office responded to last week during the winter storm, one was for a young tiger in distress. This Tuesday, BCSO shared a video of the animal, named "Elsa" (as in the Frozen princess) who was found in frozen temperatures, being prepared for a roadtrip to Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch, which is about five hours north of San Antonio.mysanantonio.com
Deputies find woman, 52, dead in her home, BCSO says
SAN ANTONIO – The Bexar County Sheriff’s office found a 52-year-old woman dead in her home on Saturday, just days after she was last seen. On Saturday, the sheriff’s office filed a missing person’s report for a 52-year-old woman after one of her co-workers said the woman had not reported to work since Wednesday morning. Due to “details given by co-workers and inclement weather,” the BCSO missing persons unit began to work to find the woman. The sheriff’s office said deputies planned to make a forced entry into the woman’s home on Saturday after they had “no luck” in locating her. Ultimately, deputies decided to enter the house “in the case that the missing person was injured or in need of emergency help,” the sheriff’s office said in a statement to KSAT.
BCSO: Search underway after hundreds of immigrants escape refrigerated truck at QuikTrip gas station
SAN ANTONIO – A search is underway for more than 100 smuggled immigrants who took off into the woods after fleeing from a refrigerated truck at a QuikTrip gas station in south Bexar County, according to Sheriff Javier Salazar. The incident happened around 6 p.m. Thursday at the QT gas station near IH-37 and Loop 1604. ￼ Posted by Bexar County Sheriff's Office on Thursday, February 18, 2021The truck had been modified to help the smugglers avoid detection, according to officials. Those who have been accounted for are being held in the gas station, pending further investigation. The sheriff’s office is still working to account for everyone involved.
Sheriff's deputies rescue caged tiger amid freezing conditions in Bexar County
Bexar County Sheriff's OfficeBexar County Sheriff’s deputies and a local wildlife shelter rescued a tiger Saturday that was being held in a makeshift cage in Southwest Bexar County. Deputies found the tiger outside a home in the 18200 block of Primo Street around 5:41 p.m. after a neighbor reported that they were hearing what sounded like a crying tiger, Sheriff Javier Salazar said.mysanantonio.com
Bexar County Sheriff's Office investigating lieutenant who posted photos of herself in pro-Trump mob
click to enlarge Facebook / Bexar County Sheriff's OfficeBexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar says he has asked the FBI and Washington DC law enforcement officials to look at the photos to determine if the employee broke laws. The Bexar County Sheriff's Office is investigating whether an eight-year department veteran broke the law as she participated in this week's pro-Trump rally that morphed into an armed insurrection, KSAT reports. Sheriff Javier Salazar told the station 46-year-old Roxanne Mathai, a jail lieutenant, posted Facebook photos of herself inside the armed, pro-Trump mob that breached the Capitol complex Wednesday. “My intent is that she never set foot in this building again,” Salazar told KSAT. Among the photos Mathai posted was an image of rioters after they'd busted through a police line and clambered onto the Capitol's balcony, KSAT reports.sacurrent.com
BCSO investigating lieutenant who posted photos of herself among pro-Trump mob at U.S. Capitol
The Bexar County Sheriff's Office is investigating whether a jail lieutenant broke policy or any laws by attending a pro-Trump rally that turned into an angry mob storming the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday. Sheriff Javier Salazar said 46-year-old Roxanne Mathai, an eight-year veteran with the department, posted selfies and photos of the crowd in Washington, D.C. to her Facebook page, identifying herself as a BCSO employee. In one of the photos' caption, she wrote she did not want to do something illegal and "catch a case." Salazar said some of the photos show the lieutenant in the middle of the crowd that assaulted law enforcement agents. BCSO's Internal Affairs Unit is investigating the allegations, and Salazar said he plans to open another investigation in connection with Mathai's photos from the Capitol.mysanantonio.com
Affidavit: Man arrested for soliciting teenage boy online before sexually assaulting him
Bexar County Sheriff's OfficeA 26-year-old San Antonio man is facing multiple charges after he was accused of soliciting a child online for sex, according to an arrest affidavit. Daniel Vidales was charged with online solicitation of a minor with intent for sexual contact, possession of child pornography, promotion of child pornography, sexual assault of a child and sexual performance by a child.mysanantonio.com
Officials ID suspect in connection with shooting that killed 14-year-old
The Bexar County Sheriff's Office is searching for an 18-year-old man in connection with a double shooting that left two individuals dead on the Northeast Side. FIND OUT FIRST: Get San Antonio breaking news directly to your inboxSheriff Javier Salazar said the two died after a drug deal gone wrong. Miller, Smith and a third individual allegedly conspired to rob Carter during the drug deal, according to the sheriff. Salazar did not elaborate on what led to the shooting, but said Miller was involved in the ambush. READ ALSO: Officials ID teen killed during drug deal on Northeast Side“A 14-year-old lost his life over something as senseless as a couple grams of marijuana,” Salazar said during a news conference the night of the shooting.mysanantonio.com
Officials ID teen killed during drug deal on Northeast Side
Update:The Bexar County Medical Examiner's Office identified the 14-year-old boy shot and killed on Dec. 17 as Bobby Lee Carter, Jr.Carter and Robert Smith, 20, died after the shooting on the 7300 block of Rubens Drive. Original Story:A 20-year-old man and a 14-year-old boy were shot and killed Thursday night on the Northeast Side, officials said. Bexar County sheriff’s deputies were called to the 7300 block of Rubens Drive around 9:20 p.m. for a shooting. A group of people were conducting a marijuana transaction in a vehicle when at least two people approached and fired into the vehicle. Giovanna Barrera, 24, was shot and killed in her Tarrasa driveway after rollerskating on Dec. 9.mysanantonio.com
BCSO investigating home invasion robbery on East Side
Three armed men forced their way into a home on the East Side on Thursday morning demanding property from inside the residence, the Bexar County Sheriff's Office said. At around 2 a.m., deputies were called to the 8000 block of Chestnut Blue after residents reported the men kicked in their front door and forced their way into the home.mysanantonio.com
Man killed in hit-and-run on the Northeast Side was left on the road
A man found unresponsive on the road died after a hit-and-run on the Northeast Side, the Bexar County Sheriff's Office said. Deputies responded to the area of Winsford and Oldham drives just before 9:30 p.m. after the body was discovered. BCSO said it believes someone hit the man and then fled the scene.mysanantonio.com
19-year-old male accused of stabbing, killing a man during a fight behind a Shell gas station
Bexar County Sheriff's OfficeA 19-year-old male was charged with murder after allegedly stabbing another man during a fight, according to an arrest affidavit. Richard Paul Luna was arrested Thursday in connection with the death of Isaac Cantu Jr. on Nov. 21.mysanantonio.com
Deputies searching for individual after crashed car found with blood, but no driver
Bexar County Sheriff's Office deputies are searching for the driver of a car after the vehicle crashed into a pole on the far North Side Monday morning. A witness told deputies they were driving by the 2500 block of Boerne Stage Road around 1:15 a.m., when they saw a Toyota Camry skid off of the road into a utility pole. But, when the passerby went to help all the found inside the car was "a lot of blood" and no driver, BCSO said.mysanantonio.com
Officials ID Bexar County Jail inmate who died following apparent medical episode
Update:The Bexar County Sheriff's Office has identified the inmate at the Bexar County jail who died Saturday. The cause and manner of his death are pending, according to the Bexar County Medical Examiner's Office. Original:A 45-year-old inmate charged with assault of a peace officer is dead after an apparent medical episode, the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office said Saturday morning. Around 4:37 a.m., a Bexar County Sheriff's Detention Deputy discovered the inmate unresponsive in their cell while performing face-to-face observation checks. The death is currently under investigation, and the Bexar County Medical Examiner’s Office will rule on the final cause.mysanantonio.com
BCSO: Man killed by train while walking on tracks on the far West Side
A man was killed by a train after walking too close to the tracks early Friday morning, the Bexar County Sheriff's Office said. Officials said the man, who was in his 30s, was on the train tracks near Macdona Lacoste and Shepard roads with a woman just after midnight. When a train approached, the two attempted to get off the tracks, but the man was clipped by the train, a sergeant at the scene said.mysanantonio.com
BCSO identifies inmate at Bexar County jail who died after apparent suicide attempt
Update:The Bexar County Sheriff's Office has identified the inmate at the Bexar County jail who died Wednesday night. Original:An inmate at the Bexar County Jail died Wednesday night in a suicide, the department confirmed. Officials said just after 7 p.m., a deputy was conducting his observation checks and saw the 53-year-old inmate attempting suicide. Per procedure, the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division, Internal Affairs, and the Public Integrity Unit are investigating the death. The inmate had been in the jail since Oct. 28 on charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and prostitution.mysanantonio.com
Former NISD teacher accused of making threats against superintendent
A former San Antonio teacher was arrested after allegedly making threats to the North ISD superintendent, an arrest affidavit said. Dalton Austin Brown, 28, a former teacher at John Jay High School, was charged with making terroristic threats against a public servant. According to the affidavit, Brown was terminated from the district in October for too many unexcused absences. After he was fired, a coworker reported to an NISD officer that Brown was posting "alarming social media posts" directed toward the superintendent, the affidavit said. Editor's Note: An earlier version of this story contained the wrong school district.mysanantonio.com
Human remains found on the side of the road in Southeast Bexar County, sheriff reports
click image Facebook / Bexar County Sherriff's OfficeSheriff Javier Salazar gives an update on the discovery of human remains in Southeast Bexar County. The Bexar County Sheriff's Office has launched a homicide investigation following the discovery of human remains in Southeast Bexar County, KSAT reports The body was discovered along the side of the road at the 9200 block of S. W.W. White Road in a rural portion of far Southeast Bexar County, according to BCSO officials.In a live-streamed press conference on Thursday afternoon, Sheriff Javier Salazar said a county work crew cleaning up trash in the area found "what they believed to just be a bundle" while picking up trash bags along the roadway. "They stopped, saw that it appeared to be a human body wrapped in a tarp, and then they called for us," Salazar said. "At this point, it's too early to tell if it is indeed a homicide," he added. As of press time, BCSO has yet to issue further updates on the matter.sacurrent.com
2 people dead after car swerves into oncoming traffic on Loop 1604
Two people are dead after a car crash Wednesday morning in southwest Bexar County, officials said. The crash occurred at Loop 1604 and Benton City Road, according to the Bexar County Sheriff's Office. A vehicle was traveling westbound on Loop 1604 at a high rate of speed and began to run off the side of the road, officials said. When the vehicle tried to get back into its lane, the driver overcompensated and swerved into oncoming traffic, BCSO said. The east and westbound lanes of Loop 1604 were shut down between Somerset Road and Interstate 35 for several hours but reopened at 1 p.m.mysanantonio.com
Chaplain stationed at JBSA-Lackland was arrested and charged with online solicitation of a minor
Bexar County Sheriff's OfficeAn Air Force chaplain at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland has been arrested after an investigation into online predators, San Antonio police confirmed Monday. Maj. Jesse McKee Howard, 41, was arrested Thursday near the 6200 block of Texas 151 and charged with online solicitation of a minor.mysanantonio.com
'Disturbing discovery': BCSO finds nearly $30 million worth of meth in Northeast Side residence
Salazar said authorities found 66 pounds of meth inside the vehicle. Inside, Salazar said authorities found 172 pounds of meth, 8.9 pounds of black tar heroin and over 1,000 pounds of meth in a liquid form. A BCSO spokesman said the solidified meth and the potential amount that the liquid would have produced totaled $29 million. It's sole purpose was for a drug lab, Salazar said of the home. Salazar said there is evidence to suggest someone was at the home right before the bust, but the person fled.mysanantonio.com
Lanes reopen after fatal crash on Texas 16, BCSO says
Google MapsThe Bexar County Sheriff's Office reopened the lanes of Texas 16 near Helotes after deputies closed it for several hours due to a fatal crash Friday morning. Deputies responded to the crash between a pickup truck and an 18-wheeler around 6:20 a.m. in the 22500 block of Texas 16. Upon arriving, deputies said the driver of the pickup truck was dead.mysanantonio.com
BCSO continues to search Southeast Side property for man missing since July
Bexar County Sheriff's Office investigators are still searching a Southeast Side property for a missing man believed to be dead. BCSO has five days to search the property per state regulation, and the department intends to use every minute of it until Perry is found, department spokesman Johnny Garcia said. RELATED: Southeast Side site searched for man missing since July altercation“They may be young but they are very very dangerous individuals,” he said. According to the sheriff, Perry was possibly lured to the Foster area to be robbed by the suspects. Salazar said BCSO brought in a machine that digs into the ground inch by inch until they have searched the entire 1.5 acre property.mysanantonio.com
Driver finds motorcyclist dead in middle of road on South Side highway
Bexar County Sheriff's Office is trying to determine what caused a fatal motorcycle accident on the far South Side Tuesday night. Just after 10:30 p.m., deputies were called out to Texas 16, near W. Jett Road for a motorcyclist that had crashed. The 911 caller said he was traveling north bound when he had to swerve to avoid a motorcycle that was wrecked in the middle of the road, officials said.mysanantonio.com
Southeast Side site searched for man missing since July altercation
A tip about a man missing since July and believed dead led Bexar County deputies to search a Southeast Side property Tuesday afternoon. Curtis Perry, 39, was last seen July 29 near the 9400 block of South Foster Road, investigators said. According to the sheriff, Perry was possibly lured to the Foster area to be robbed by the suspects. Salazar said around that time, investigators believe the suspects in Perry’s case were also involved in a crime spree in the area and surrounding counties. A reward of as much as $5,000 is still being offered in the case, Salazar said.mysanantonio.com
'New way of doing things': BCSO announces new training program to improve de-escalation tactics
The Bexar County Sheriff's Office is implementing a new training program in its continued effort to reexamine and improve its use-of-force policies. The C.A.L.M Approach is designed to teach de-escalation and communication skills for when deputies interact with unarmed, violent suspects. Bexar County is the first law enforcement agency to go through The C.A.L.M Approach program. The 100ClubSA — an organization that supports law enforcement families — is offering scholarships to BCSO deputies to attend the inaugural classes. The group has sponsored similar classes for more than 2,000 first responders in the San Antonio area over the last three years.mysanantonio.com
Collision leaves two injured, shuts down portion of east Bexar County highway
JOHN DAVENPORT /SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWSA collision between an 18-wheeler and a box truck Thursday afternoon trapped two injured passengers and forced the closure of all eastbound lanes of Interstate 10 in east Bexar County. The accident was reported at about 3:42 p.m. on I-10 East near FM 2538, according to the Bexar County Sheriff's Office.mysanantonio.com
BCSO deputy accused of falsifying logs after inmate suicide attempt
A Bexar County Sheriff's Office deputy was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of tampering with government documents, Sheriff Javier Salazar said. Salazar said an internal investigation alleges Sherman Andrews, 48, falsified documents to hide that he did not perform complete checks on a 47-year-old Bexar County Jail inmate who attempted to commit suicide Monday. The sheriff said Sherman was "less than forthcoming" when asked about the incident. Salazar said detention deputies are supposed to check on inmates multiple times a day, some 48 to 96 times during a 24-hour period. Salazar said Andrews was "lazy" and did not conduct his checks during the suicide attempt, but wrote in his logs that he did.mysanantonio.com
Bexar County deputy arrested for falsifying claim that he checked on prisoner who attempted suicide
click to enlarge Facebook / Bexar County Sheriff's OfficeBexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar speaks to media after the arrest of jailer Sherman Andrews. A Bexar County Sheriff’s Office deputy has been arrested for falsifying records related to a suicide attempt at the jail on Monday, Sheriff Javier Salazar said.The county charged three-year-employee Sherman Andrews, 48, with tampering with government documents, a Class A misdemeanor. "From what it appears now, [Andrews] did not perform complete checks on the inmate around the time we found him attempting suicide," Salazar said. "However, he did indicate on his logs that he had completed the checks. Salazar said the 47-year-old inmate is now in critical condition.sacurrent.com
Bexar County law enforcement have fatally shot more people so far in 2020 than 2019, data shows
Bexar County law enforcement have fatally shot more people so far in 2020 than 2019, data showsSan Antonio police on scene of an officer-involved shooting that left one man dead on Sept. 16. San Antonio police on scene of an officer-involved shooting that left one man dead on Sept. 16. Photo: Mark Dunphy Photo: Mark Dunphy Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Bexar County law enforcement have fatally shot more people so far in 2020 than 2019, data shows 1 / 1 Back to GalleryMore people have been shot and killed by law enforcement in Bexar County so far in 2020 than in 2019, according to data from the Texas Justice Initiative. Since 2015, there have been a total of 91 shootings, 49 of them fatal in Bexar County. This year, two San Antonio police officers were shot in April, but both are expected to recover.mysanantonio.com
BCSO IDs the two men who died Monday in Bexar County jail
BCSO IDs the two men who died Monday in Bexar County jailThe Bexar County Sheriff's Office said it appears Robert Cantu, 43, left, experienced a medical episode related to a pre-existing condition. Photo: Bexar County Records George Lee Holland, 89, right, who was accused of killing his wife, died in police custody after having a medical episode in the Bexar County Jail on Sept. 22. Photo: Bexar County Sheriff's Office less The Bexar County Sheriff's Office said it appears Robert Cantu, 43, left, experienced a medical episode related to a pre-existing condition. Photo: Bexar County Records George Lee Holland, 89, right, who was ... more Photo: Bexar County Jail Photo: Bexar County Jail Image 1 of / 6 Caption Close BCSO IDs the two men who died Monday in Bexar County jail 1 / 6 Back to GalleryAn incarcerated man at the Bexar County jail died Monday, officials said. The Bexar County Sheriff's Office said it appears Robert Cantu, 43, experienced a medical episode related to a pre-existing condition.mysanantonio.com
BCSO: Incarcerated man at the Bexar County jail dies after medical episode
BCSO: Incarcerated man at the Bexar County jail dies after medical episodeAn incarcerated man at the Bexar County jail died Monday, officials said. An incarcerated man at the Bexar County jail died Monday, officials said. Photo: Tom Reel /Staff Photographer Photo: Tom Reel /Staff Photographer Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close BCSO: Incarcerated man at the Bexar County jail dies after medical episode 1 / 1 Back to GalleryAn incarcerated man at the Bexar County jail died Monday, officials said. The Bexar County Sheriff's Office said it appears the man experienced a medical episode related to a pre-existing condition. The deputy performed life-saving measures and the facility's medical staff responded, officials said.mysanantonio.com
BCSO deputy fired for outstanding 2018 warrant
BCSO deputy fired for outstanding 2018 warrantBexar County Sheriff's Deputy Andre Winston, 25, was fired after being arrested on a 2018 warrant. Bexar County Sheriff's Deputy Andre Winston, 25, was fired after being arrested on a 2018 warrant. Photo: Bexar County Sheriff's Office Photo: Bexar County Sheriff's Office Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close BCSO deputy fired for outstanding 2018 warrant 1 / 1 Back to GalleryA Bexar County Sheriff's deputy was fired Thursday after he was arrested for a 2018 warrant, the department said in a news release Thursday. The alleged incident is considered a misdemeanor and occurred Sept. 25, 2018, BCSO said. The arrest comes just days after another BCSO deputy was fired for posting "an offensive Facebook comment that incited violence," the department said.mysanantonio.com