Son cashed healthcare provider checks as bedridden, wounded mother lied in filth for months, BCSO says
A man accused of neglecting to care for his bedridden mother, leaving her unbathed and with open wounds for months, told deputies he still cashed checks from healthcare providers because he was in “financial hard times,” authorities said.
Police investigating after body of 17-year-old found in Elmendorf
ELMENDORF, Texas – Elmendorf police are investigating an area where the body of a 17-year-old was discovered on Thursday. Police Chief Marco Pena identified the teen as Oscar Rangel. He said Oscar’s body was found near the intersection of South Second Avenue and East Ninth Street. She said her family, along with Oscar’s friends, searched the area. Oscar’s body was eventually found by one of the people was staying with, according to police.
2 arrested following chase in Elmendorf
ELMENDORF, Texas – Two people were arrested Wednesday after a chase involving police in Elmendorf. Police said they tried to pull over a car that was speeding in the 8800 block of South Loop 1604, but the driver didn’t stop. Officers caught up with the car on New Sulphur Springs Road and arrested the driver and passenger. The suspects face several charges and were also wanted in Wilson and Guadalupe counties on outstanding warrants, police said. Salvation Army hosts drive-thru Thanksgiving dinner eventThe Salvation Army of San Antonio gave away 400 meals for families to take home and enjoy on Thanksgiving.
Convicted sex offender back in custody after exposing himself to 10-year-old girl, Elmendorf police say
A previously convicted sex offender who was sought by Elmendorf police was captured on Sunday after he allegedly exposed himself to a 10-year-old girl. Raymond Moreno, 55, was brought into custody on charges of indecency with a child and violating sex offender regulations. Elmendorf police looking for convicted sex offender who was found living with childWhile investigating the indecent exposure case, police discovered that Raymond Moreno, 55, was living with a potential child victim and her mother, violating the conditions of his release. They also arrested the woman Moreno lived with, 52-year-old Diane Gamez, on suspicion of harboring a fugitive. Moreno’s bail was set at $80,000, Bexar County Jail records showed.
Elmendorf police looking for convicted sex offender who was found living with child
Elmendorf police are asking for the public’s help finding a convicted sex offender who is wanted for failure to comply with his registration. While investigating a sexual assault of a child case, police discovered that Raymond Moreno, 55, is living with a potential child victim and her mother, according to Police Chief Marco Pena. The home is located in the 10500 block of U.S. Highway 181 South in San Antonio. Police have unsuccessfully attempted to locate Moreno multiple times, according to the news release. Anyone with information on Moreno is asked to contact police at 210-635-8710.
LIVE RADAR: Strong storms approaching San Antonio
For live radar, please play the video above. 12:00 p.m. SaturdayThere are a few severe thunderstorms east of I35 for areas near Seguin, Elmendorf and La Vernia for up to quarter sized hail until 12:15 PM. Although dry air is in place, some rain and hail are making it to the ground. These storms will quickly move east, and then we'll see total sunshine today with low humidity and an afternoon high temperature in the low-80s. It will be a bit breezy at times with winds from the northeast at 10-20 mph, with gusts up to 25 mph possible.
Officials ID man killed in deputy-involved shooting in Elmendorf
SAN ANTONIO – The man killed by a Bexar County Sheriff’s deputy after he allegedly approached officers with a weapon has been identified. The Bexar County Medical Examiner’s Office identified Jesus Bonito Garza, 47, as the man killed March 9 at a home in the 1700 block of Blue Horizon in Elmendorf. Sheriff Javier Salazar said Elmendorf police were called to the home after a neighbor saw a man, presumably Garza, dragging a woman by her hair. SA attorney faces weapon, burglary charges after incidents outside ex’s work and homeA BCSO deputy arrived at the scene after the Elmendorf officer called for backup, Salazar said. Garza approached the deputy and officer with a weapon, believed to be a screwdriver, in his hand, Salazar said.
Man killed in deputy-involved shooting in Elmendorf identified as 47-year-old
ELMENDORF, Texas – UPDATE: The Bexar County Medical Examiner has identified the man killed in this shooting as 47-year-old Jesus Bonito Garcia. ORIGINAL: The Bexar County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an officer-involved shooting in Elmendorf. When the Elmendorf officer arrived on the scene, he called for assistance and a Bexar County Sheriff’s deputy showed up soon after. Salazar said the man had a weapon in his hand, possibly a screwdriver, and approached the officer and deputy in a threatening manner. The man, who hasn’t been identified and is believed to be in his 40s, died at the scene.
Police: Elmendorf girl, 12, recorded neighbor exposing himself
Elmendorf police arrested a man after a 12-year-old girl recorded him exposing himself to her, according to an affidavit. Garry Gallardo Jr., 49, was arrested on suspicion of indecency child exposure, according to Bexar County Jail records. BCSO: 1-year-old taken in carjacking found in stolen truckThe girl’s mother reported the incident to police on Monday, according to Gallardo’s arrest affidavit. When police interviewed the girl, she told them Gallardo exposes himself to her every morning while she waits for the school bus in front of her home. “There’s no telling what might have happened next if he didn’t get caught for this crime,” Pena said.
Man accused of shooting at van, leading deputies on pursuit remains on the run; woman detained
BEXAR COUNTY, Texas – Authorities are looking for a man they say led deputies and Elmendorf police on a chase in southeast Bexar County following a shooting. Investigators with the Wilson County Sheriff's Office said the shooting stemmed from a road-rage incident off FM 1353 between people in two vans. They said a person in one van fired several shots at the driver of the other van. Deputies with the Bexar County Sheriff's Office and Elmendorf police located the van and pursued it along Loop 1604 and I-37 before crashing on Donop Road near Southton Road. Wilson County Sheriff's (Office) will (pursue charges) on the aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
Big Adventure November: Sandy Oaks Olive Orchard
If you need a new family adventure, Sandy Oaks Olive Orchard in Elmendorf, Texas is just the place to visit! Sandy Oaks olive orchard is a peaceful country heaven escape from our busy lives. There are shaded patios, pathways lined with olive trees, rose bushes, shrubs, flowers and fragrant herbs. The Sandy Oaks garden, restaurant, gift shop and event hall is just a perfect venue for any occasion. Information courtesy of Sandy Oaks Olive Orchard.