Affidavit details injuries to 3-year-old after child’s mother, her boyfriend arrested for alleged abuse
The child was hospitalized three times within a month with serious injuries. He’s currently in the hospital and his recovery is expected to be long, Salazar said.The child’s mother, Brandy Laurel, 24, and her boyfriend, Justin Garcia, 25, are each charged with injury to a child causing serious bodily injury - reckless.
‘Very heartbreaking case’: Sheriff says woman, boyfriend arrested after child’s severe injuries lead to hospitalizations
Bexar County sheriff’s deputies arrested a woman and her boyfriend accused of being involved in the severe injury of a 3-year-old child, leading to several hospital visits, according to Sheriff Javier Salazar.
Deputies responding to disturbance call shoot, kill man after he fires AR-15 assault rifle, BCSO Sheriff says
Deputies responding to a domestic violence call shot and killed a 39-year-old man outside a home in far North Bexar County late Tuesday night, according to Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar.
Leading SA: Bexar County sheriff discusses school safety, local crime, fighting fentanyl
Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar joined Leading SA to discuss recent crime trends around our area, fighting fentanyl, school safety initiatives, and the top priorities he’s implementing to crack down on crime in the county.
Man killed after crashing vehicle into utility pole and tow-truck after fleeing deputy, BCSO says
A man that fled a deputy during a traffic stop was killed after he crashed his vehicle into a utility pole and sideswiped a tow truck early Thursday morning, according to the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office.
Second Bexar County jail study focuses on morale improvements to fight staffing shortage
Though jail staffing was just one aspect of the review by American Correctional Consultants, it remains one of the primary focuses for commissioners, who approve millions of dollars for forced overtime at the jail every year.
33 people detained after deputies raid two illegal gambling sites in San Antonio, Sheriff Salazar says
Thirty three people were detained and nearly 60 gambling machines were seized after sheriff’s deputies raided two illegal gambling operations Thursday, according to Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar.
‘You need to make it right’: School administrator publicly accused of child abuse calls on sheriff to highlight case dismissal, too
The injury to a child charge against Hunter was a third-degree felony punishable by two to 10 years in prison, but prosecutors had the case dismissed, citing insufficient evidence.
Search continues for ‘Perla’ in connection with migrants lured onto plane from San Antonio to Martha’s Vineyard
The League Of Latin American Citizens or LULAC identified the person allegedly connected to luring migrants onto charted flights in September. Why the nonprofit fears she might be a flight risk.
BCSO: 2 teens arrested in stolen car after woman was fatally shot in drive-by at wrong house
The Bexar County Sheriff’s Office says two teenagers younger than 16 are in custody after the allegedly shot and killed a woman and injured another in a drive-by shooting at a wrong home in far West Bexar County early Tuesday morning.
Migrants sue Florida governor over Martha's Vineyard flights
Venezuelan migrants flown from San Antonio to the upscale Massachusetts island of Martha’s Vineyard have sued Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and his transportation secretary for engaging in a “fraudulent and discriminatory scheme” to relocate them.
Bexar County sheriff launches investigation into Florida flying migrants to Martha’s Vineyard
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis chartered two flights to send migrants recruited in San Antonio to the tony Massachusetts vacation spot, a move that drew outrage after some migrants later said they were misled into getting on the planes.
Bexar Sheriff to investigate migrants ‘lured’ into flight from San Antonio to Florida, Martha’s Vineyard
Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar said Monday that his office will launch an investigation into who was behind the recruitment of nearly 50 migrants in San Antonio to be flown on a charter plane to Florida and Massachusetts.
Victims’ families call for state to remove Bexar County sheriff from Anaqua Springs case
Two families made strong accusations Monday against Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar and his office for the handling of shooting deaths of two young girls and their mother in the Anaqua Springs neighborhood in Boerne in 2019.
‘A drunken act of stupidity’: Woman arrested after randomly shooting at homes in west Bexar County, sheriff says
A woman is in custody after driving around and randomly firing gunshots toward homes in a west Bexar County neighborhood. Some of the bullets even went through the wall of a child’s bedroom, according to Sheriff Javier Salazar.
Records: Less than a quarter of BCSO deputy COVID-19 benefits claims have been approved
Bexar County Sheriff’s detention officers and deputies who have applied for COVID-19 workers’ compensation benefits since the start of the pandemic have been denied more than 75 percent of the time, records obtained by KSAT Investigates confirm.
Warrant: Arrested BCSO corporal used forearm to cover victim’s mouth and then squeeze her neck
A Bexar County sheriff’s corporal arrested last week on a felony family violence charge used his forearm to cover the mouth of his victim and then squeezed her neck to the point that she temporarily could not see or hear, an arrest warrant obtained Monday by KSAT Investigates shows.
‘We’ve got work to do’: Bexar County sheriff attends virtual meeting with White House officials to address humanitarian crisis
Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar spoke to White House officials on Wednesday after penning a letter asking for more resources and action following the migrant tragedy in San Antonio that claimed 53 lives.
Investigation into possible smuggling incident on SW Side results in misunderstanding, sheriff says
What initially appeared as a possible smuggling incident on the Southwest Side resulted in a misunderstanding after deputies were called to investigate an 18-wheeler and multiple people jumping out of it.