COMAL COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
Man shot, injured while trying to steal vehicle at gas station in Comal County, deputies say
BULVERDE, Texas – A man was shot and injured by a vehicle owner after trying to steal their car at a gas station in Bulverde, according to the Comal County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies were called to the scene for a man who was shot while trying to steal the vehicle at the gas station. Officials said the man was shot by the car’s owner. PRESS RELEASE On today’s date Saturday, February 27, 2021 at approximately 8:20am, the Comal County Sheriff’s Office... Posted by Comal County Sheriff's Office on Saturday, February 27, 2021Soon after, the man was apprehended in the 17100 block of Highway 46 West. Anyone with further details on the incident is urged to contact the Comal County Sheriff’s Office at 830-620-3400 or Comal County Crime Stoppers at 830-620-8477.
Community mourns Comal County Sheriff’s Office detective who died suddenly
COMAL COUNTY, Texas – The community is mourning a Comal County Sheriff’s Office detective who died suddenly. Detective Christopher Parra started his career with the Comal County Sheriff’s Office in 2015. He was also a combat Marine veteran who was honorably discharged in 2014 as a sergeant. We will remember him always,” the sheriff’s office said on Facebook. Many left their condolences on the post and shared messages of love and support.
‘I am coming back:’ Comal County sheriff’s deputy won’t let life-changing injury keep him from duty
New Braunfels – A Comal County sheriff’s deputy who was shot in the line of duty said he is not letting his injury stop him from putting on his badge. Luna, who has served a little over 29 years at the office, recounted the details leading up to the shooting. “This particular day, something told me to have a third partner there, just in case he decided to take off or something. After learning the suspect was home, Luna and his partner made entry to serve the warrant after trying to talk him out of the home. “I told my boss the sheriff, 'Don’t get rid of my desk because I am coming back,” he joked.
Suspect identified in fatal stabbing of Comal man, police say
COMAL COUNTY, Texas – The Comal County Sheriff’s Office has identified the victim in a fatal stabbing that happened on Sunday, and apprehended a suspect in the case. “Deputies with the Comal County Directed Deployment unit located the vehicle described as a gold Toyota Camry traveling on FM 2673 in Startzville. Davis was taken into custody and transported to the Criminal Investigation Division for questioning, the Sheriff’s Office said. The Sheriff’s Office said Davis confessed to the stabbing and is currently being held at the Comal County Jail. The investigation by Detectives with Comal County Sheriff’s Office and the Texas Rangers is ongoing.
Investigation underway after man found dead on side of roadway in Comal County, officials say
COMAL COUNTY, Texas – A death investigation is underway in Comal County after sheriff’s deputies said they found a man, deceased, on the side of the roadway. The man is believed to be in his 40′s, has dark hair and was wearing a dark colored shirt, shorts and shoes, according to CCSO. Death Investigation On today’s date just after 10:00am deputies with the Comal County Sheriffs Office responded to the... Posted by Comal County Sheriff's Office on Sunday, June 28, 2020Justice of the Peace Judge Mike Rust was called to the scene and ordered an autopsy for the deceased man. A death investigation is underway by the CCSO and the Texas Rangers. RELATED: Family of 6 found dead in SUV at home in Stone Oak, San Antonio police say
Comal County Sheriff's Deputy Arrested for Operating San Antonio Bar Without a License
The drinking spot had no license from the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission.When detectives arrived at the scene, they found an employee posted at the door and another accepting payment for entry. Records show that Erica Eckols was also charged for city code violations related to the bar, though her relationship to the bar is unclear.The Comal County Sheriff's Office confirmed it's suspended Mejia with pay until it completes an administrative investigation. From local politics and culture to national news that hits close to home, San Antonio Current has been keeping San Antonio informed for years. If quality journalism is important to you, please consider a donation to San Antonio Current. Every reader contribution is valuable and so appreciated, and goes directly to support our coverage of critical issues and neighborhood culture.sacurrent.com
400+ grams of drugs, gun seized in Comal County
COMAL COUNTY, Texas - More than 400 grams of various drugs are now off the streets after a seizure by the Comal County Sheriff's Office. On Monday, deputies stopped a vehicle for speeding and found the drugs, which included Ecstasy, Xanax, THC oil and marijuana. A gun was also taken. The driver was arrested on multiple felonies, and a passenger was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Copyright 2019 by KSAT - All rights reserved.
Schertz police investigating two travel trailer thefts from same storage facility
SCHERTZ, Texas - Within hours of KSAT airing a story about the theft of a travel trailer belonging to newly retired U.S. Army Maj. David Johnson, Schertz police said they were notified that the Comal County Sheriff's Office had discovered Johnson's trailer in the community of Garden Ridge. Now, Ivey has another travel trailer theft that he's investigating from the same Lockaway Storage facility in Schertz. The trailer belonging to Joseph Rushlow was stolen about the same time last month, Ivey said. Rushlow said his trailer was left on someone's property and that person called Cibolo police about a suspicious vehicle. When Johnson saw his travel trailer Thursday for the first time since it was stolen, he said it also was trashed.
Wedding crasher stealing gifts in Texas
The Comal County Sheriff's Office thinks this woman is the "Wedding Crasher." (CNN) - If you and your beloved have a wedding coming up and you live in south-central Texas, pay attention. Authorities in Comal County are warning people about a woman who has been showing up at weddings in the area and stealing gifts. The county sheriff's office released photos of the suspect they're calling "The Wedding Crasher." "Let's not let her ruin anyone else's special day and bring this crasher to justice," the sheriff's office said in a news release.
Who's the Serial Wedding Crasher Swiping Gifts From Unsuspecting Couples?
Texas authorities are warning of a serial wedding crasher suspected of swiping gifts. The Comal County Sheriff's Office released images of the female suspect, who they say poses as a guest at weddings in the area and then steals the couple's gifts. Officials said that she's struck not only in Comal County but in surrounding counties as well. "Lets not let her ruin anyone elses special day and bring this crasher to justice," Comal County Crime Stoppers posted on Facebook. RELATED STORIESCouple Tears Up as They Listen to Late Son's Heartbeat on Wedding Day: 'He's Here'President Trump Makes Surprise Appearance at Couple's MAGA-Themed WeddingPhotographer Replaces Wedding Album for California Couple Who Lost Everything in Wildfire
Comal County Sheriff's Office warning residents about scam calls
COMAL COUNTY, Texas - The Comal County Sheriff's Office is warning people about a scam call. In a Facebook post, the department said the call appears to be coming from the Sheriff's Office or another county office. The caller claims there is a warrant for the person for reasons such as failing to appear for jury duty or for writing hot checks. The caller then demands immediate payment to avoid arrest, the Sheriffs Office said. The Sheriff's Office said it does not make threatening calls and will never demand payment over the phone.
San Antonio professor drowns in Canyon Lake
CANYON LAKE, Texas - Cary Guffey has been identified as the man who drowned in Canyon Lake on Wednesday. Guffey, 53, was a biology professor at Our Lady of the Lake University for more than 20 years, school officials said. We ask for prayers for the Guffey family and the entire OLLU family at this time. This is the third reported drowning of a San Antonio resident in the last week. Search crews found the body of a missing San Antonio man in the Guadalupe River on July 11 and another man drowned at Mustang Island Beach on Tuesday.
Man found dead in trailer in Comal Co.
COMAL COUNTY, Texas - The Comal County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a man's body was found late Thursday morning, according to Captain Tommy Ward. Authorities said the man, in his 50s, was discovered in a travel trailer parked next to his business, the Lakeview Cafe. An employee of the restaurant found the man, who lived in the trailer, in the 12800 block of FM 306 near Canyon Lake. A sheriff's office spokesman said there were no signs of trauma and nothing so far suggests foul play. The name of the man has not yet been released.