Two Bexar County Pct. 2 deputy constables injured by suspected drunken driver
AUSTIN, Texas – Two off-duty Bexar County Precinct 2 deputy constables were injured early Monday when a car driven by a suspected drunken driver hit them while they were working traffic control in a construction zone in Austin, according to an arrest affidavit. The deputies were identified as Leticia Martinez and Alfred Alcatar by Pct. The driver of the Honda Civic was driving between 110-120 mph and was changing lanes when it struck the Santa Fe, the affidavit said. Martinez is recovering at a hospital for treatment of a broken left femur and a broke right tibia and fibula, the affidavit said. The driver of the Honda Civic, 25-year-old Charles Duffield, has been charged with intoxication assault of a peace officer.
5 takeaways from the Texas runoff election in Bexar County
SAN ANTONIO – Bexar County voters joined the rest of Texas Tuesday in deciding the final nominees for the general election in November. With more than a dozen races on GOP and Democratic ballots, we’ve rounded up the biggest takeaways below, in case you missed it. RELATED: ‘Outstanding’ voter turnout reported in Bexar County for runoff electionBexar County Commissioner, Constable shake-upPrecinct 1 Commissioner Sergio “Chico” Rodriguez lost his seat on Tuesday night after being trounced by about 20 percentage points by challenger Rebeca “Becky” Clay-Flores in the Democratic runoff. She’ll face Republican Gabriel Lara in the general election. Voters gave Bexar County GOP Chair Cynthia Brehm an emphatic boot on Tuesday night, weeks after she refused calls to resign from top Texas Republicans, including U.S.
Texas March Primary Election Results Bexar County
SAN ANTONIO – Election results will begin to populate on this page when early voting results are released at 7 p.m. (CST) on March 3 and we’ll have an election night livestream on KSAT.com. You can find additional election results by scrolling to the bottom of this page. For more election coverage, go to our Vote 2020 page or sign up for our free election newsletter.
County commissioners select BCSO veteran to replace Pct. 2 Constable Barrientes Vela
SAN ANTONIO – Bexar County Commissioners on Wednesday named the successor for embattled Precinct 2 Constable Michelle Barrientes Vela. Commissioners selected Leticia Vasquez, a 25-year veteran of the Bexar County Sheriff's Office among five candidates. Barrientes Vela declined to comment on the appointment, according to her attorney Les Sachanowicz. AdRELATED: 10 controversies surrounding embattled Precinct 2 Constable Michelle Barrientes VelaA Bexar County visiting judge on Monday denied Barrientes Vela's request to stop commissioners from interviewing and naming her successor. In a statement released over the weekend, an attorney representing Barrientes Vela called the comment "an excited utterance rather than a formal political declaration to seek the sheriff's seat in 2020."