Woman arrested for allegedly driving through vaccination site in protest, nearly hitting workers: ‘No vaccine!’
Virginia Christine Lewis Brown, who allegedly yelled "No vaccine!" as she drove through a vaccination tent, was arrested for “placing the lives of seven workers in danger,” the Blount County Sheriff’s Office announced Thursday.washingtonpost.com
Bexar County Sheriff terminates deputy arrested on domestic violence charges
BCSO Deputy Eriq Sorola is facing a charge of Assault Bodily Injury, according to authorities. SAN ANTONIO – Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar has issued termination paperwork for a deputy arrested on assault charges, officials said. Deputies were dispatched to Eriq Sorola’s home for a reported assault on Thursday afternoon. The sheriff issued the following statement regarding the case:“Domestic violence is inexcusable by anyone, especially by someone sworn to uphold the law. AdPictured is Eriq Sorola, 25.
Florida deputy under investigation for allegedly body-slamming student
Florida deputy under investigation for allegedly body-slamming student A Florida deputy is under investigation after a video appeared to show him body-slamming a female high school student to the ground. CBS News spoke with the teenager's mother and their attorney, Benjamin Crump.cbsnews.com
BCSO: Off-duty deputy placed on unpaid leave after assaulting another deputy at North Side bar
SAN ANTONIO – An off-duty Bexar County sheriff’s deputy was arrested and placed on unpaid leave after he assaulted another off-duty deputy he was dating while at a North Side bar overnight, according to the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office. Officials said Deputy Moreland was taken into custody without incident. Deputy Moreland was placed on unpaid administrative leave and termination proceedings are also underway, according to Sheriff Javier Salazar. The sheriff’s office said Deputy Moreland was hired in March of 2010. RELATED: BCSO deputy arrested on child sex crime charge
Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Here’s what happened Dec. 4 with COVID-19 in the Chicago area
The next week, the deputy returned to the restaurant and again saw people dining indoors. This time, the deputy didn’t enter the restaurant “due to the upset nature of the last compliance check,” because “I did not want to further make any situation worse by entering,” according to the report. Again, the deputy was not there to enforce, but rather to document and educate on current guidelines, the report states.chicagotribune.com
Officials identify 55-year-old man shot, killed by deputies in far west Bexar County
BEXAR COUNTY, Texas – Officials have identified a man killed after deputies were forced to open fire when he brandished a weapon and ignored their commands as 55-year-old Jessee Bowers, according to Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar. Man shot dead by Bexar County deputies on far West Side, officials say“Some of us are still pretty stunned,” said Miguel Montalvo, who has lived at his home on Gage Crossing for 15 years. Salazar said a young man called them to monitor an exchange of personal belongings between him and Bowers, his father. After deputies moved the young man out of harm’s way, Salazar said they discovered Bowers behaving strangely, crouched between two cars in the garage. As part of the Bexar County District Attorney’s new Civil Rights Unit, DA Joe Gonzales went to the scene after the shooting.
Sheriff: Texas constable mistakenly killed by deputy
MISSOURI CITY, Texas – A Texas deputy mistakenly shot and killed another responding officer early Friday while searching a home after a neighbor reported a suspicious person in the area, authorities said. The shooting happened in the Sienna Plantation subdivision in Missouri City, about 15 miles (25 kilometers) southwest of Houston. County sheriff’s deputies and Deputy Constable Caleb Rule responded, he said. You’ve got to pray for everybody — just a tragic, tragic scene here,” the sheriff said early Friday. Before joining the constable's office, Rule worked at the Missouri City Police Department, authorities said.
Bexar County jailer who tested positive for COVID-19 worked 1 day after feeling sick
SAN ANTONIO – A Bexar County Sheriff’s Office detention deputy has tested positive for COVID-19, officials announced Thursday. On Tuesday, the deputy sought medical attention at University Hospital, where it was discovered the deputy suffered from pneumonia. The deputy was admitted to Baptist Hospital, and was later released after being tested once more for COVID-19. The inmates the deputy oversaw are believed to be at low risk of contracting COVID-19, according to the news release. COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by the new virus, stands for coronavirus disease 2019.
Three people seriously hurt after car hits Bexar County deputy’s vehicle
Bexar County – A man, woman, and child are in critical condition after a suspected drunk driver crashed into a Bexar County Sheriff’s Office deputy’s vehicle, according to Bexar County officials. Around 3:30 a.m. Sunday, the deputy had pulled over to help the three people in the stalled vehicle, when a woman driving eastbound slammed into the deputies car causing it to rollover onto the three victims, according to the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office. The man was taken by helicopter to University Hospital in critical condition. The woman and child were taken by ambulance, also in serious condition. The woman driving the vehicle was also taken to the hospital in serious condition.