63-year-old man accused of exposing himself to child at gas station, records show
Luis Alvarez, 63, was arrested late Monday morning on the third-degree felony charge after he allegedly exposed himself to a minor female victim at the Quick Trip store located at 6728 Randolph Boulevard in Live Oak on April 26, 2022.
Election results for New Braunfels, Boerne, Alamo Heights, Kerrville and other area cities for May 6, 2023
Several cities and towns outside of San Antonio have local elections on May 6, including Alamo Heights, Balcones Heights, Boerne, Bulverde, Castle Hills, China Grove, Cibolo, Fair Oaks Ranch, Floresville, Garden Ridge, Grey Forest, Helotes, Hollywood Park, Kerrville, Kirby, Leon Valley, Live Oak, New Braunfels, St. Hedwig, Universal City and Von Ormy.
Man charged with capital murder after his parents found dead, leading law enforcement on 10-hour manhunt, sheriff says
A 28-year-old man has been charged with killing his parents and leading law enforcement authorities on a 10-hour-long search and chase across multiple county lines, according to the Atascosa County Sheriff’s Office.
Man tied up, tortured, injected with bleach prior to body being dumped behind Live Oak apartments, warrant states
A man whose body was found dumped behind vacant apartments in Live Oak last month was tied up, tortured and injected with bleach, a murder warrant obtained Thursday by KSAT Investigates shows.
Universal City police looking at possible drug connection to overnight shooting
SAN ANTONIO – Universal City police say they are looking into the possibility that drugs somehow were involved in the shooting of a woman early Thursday morning. The 20-year-old told police she drove herself to the Northeast Methodist Hospital in Live Oak after being shot at a gas station in the area. The intersection, which technically is located in Converse, is close to the boundaries of two other cities, Live Oak and Universal City. Investigators were not sure in which city the shooting happened, but Universal City police are handling the case for now. An investigator with Universal City police told KSAT 12 News he planned to question the woman more once she is out of surgery.
Police in 3 cities trying to determine where woman was shot
LIVE OAK, Texas – Police in three different cities are trying to determine where a woman was shot early Thursday morning. Live Oak police say the woman initially called 911 around 3:30 a.m. from the area near Toepperwein and Kitty Hawk roads. Police say the victim told them she is not from the area, so she was not able to offer any street names for the location where she was shot. She told officers after calling 911, she flagged down another driver who then helped lead her to the hospital. Police say they were able to get only limited information from her before she underwent treatment at the hospital.
Suspect in Myrtle Beach homicides arrested in Live Oak, US Marshals say
SAN ANTONIO – A suspect in a double homicide in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina who authorities say was on the run for months was arrested in Live Oak. Marshals said Tyrese Deshawnd Lighty, 22, was wanted on eight warrants for first-degree murder, attempted murder and aggravated assault. He was captured by the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force on Tuesday evening at an apartment complex in the 1300 block of Oak Terrace Drive in Live Oak, according to authorities. He is being held in the Bexar County Jail while awaiting extradition to Myrtle Beach. Marshals said Lighty was allegedly involved in a Myrtle Beach shooting that left two people dead and six people injured.
Woman, 25, indicted in 2019 fatal drunken-driving crash
SAN ANTONIO – A Bexar County grand jury has indicted a 25-year-old woman in connection with a 2019 fatal DWI crash in Live Oak. According to the indictment, Violetta Martinez was driving on Interstate 35 near Loop 1604 around 3:45 a.m. on Oct. 31, 2019, when she crashed her vehicle into a car driven by Gavin Walence. The impact caused Walence to be ejected from his vehicle, according to a KSAT.com report. According to court records, officers smelled a strong odor of alcohol coming from Martinez. She admitted to having two beers at a party and failed a field sobriety test conducted by a Bexar County Sheriff’s Office deputy.
‘I went into work, shaking and crying’: Witnesses recalls seeing chase involving deputies end in 3 vehicle crash
(KSAT 12 News)BCSO Deputy Johnny Garcia said the SUV had been reported stolen in Kirby early Thursday morning. Garcia said deputies attempted to stop the SUV in the area of Walzem Road and FM 78, but the driver kept going. Deputies gave chase with the San Antonio Police Department’s EAGLE helicopter keeping an eye on things from the sky. Eventually, deputies made their way into Live Oak where the SUV crashed into two others. He slams right into that car and then the black one slams into that one,” said Monica DeHoyos, describing the scene that unfolded later in Live Oak.
Live Oak police ID man killed after shooting at apartment complex
SAN ANTONIO – Authorities have identified a man who was shot at an apartment complex in Live Oak and later died at a hospital. A person found Moorer on the floor of an apartment with a gunshot wound to the torso, police said. The witness said they heard yelling inside the unit before gunshots were fired, but did not see anyone leave the unit. The investigation led to the arrest of Imond Martise Woods, 22, who has been charged with murder, booking records show. Imond Martise Woods, 22, has been charged with murder, booking records show.
Murder suspect didn’t remember shooting man because he was ‘high on acid,’ Live Oak police say
SAN ANTONIO – A man accused of fatally shooting a person while he was “high on acid” has been arrested, according to Live Oak police. According to an arrest affidavit, a witness called the police after he heard gunshots and found an injured man lying on the floor inside an apartment unit. Near him, officers found a Taurus 9mm handgun, along with a spent 9mm casing and a live 9mm bullet. The affidavit states that police contacted the apartment complex’s office, who said Woods was renting the apartment but was subleasing it to other people. The affidavit states that he admitted to the shooting, “but he claimed to have no knowledge of how he did it because he was high on acid.”Read also:
Alleged porch pirate caught on video stealing packages in Live Oak
LIVE OAK, Texas – A porch pirate was apparently caught stealing packages off the doorstep of a home in Live Oak on Wednesday. The homeowners said they caught the grinch on two of their Ring Doorbell cameras as he pulled into the driveway of their residence on Hidden Oak Trail around 7:25 p.m. The homeowners filed a report with the Live Oak Police Department and an officer from LOPD told KSAT the investigation is ongoing. The alleged thief was seen leaving a box of masks at the door before taking a large pile of packages that were already on the porch back to his car. The packages were nothing that we need and one of the vendors is replacing the item,” the homeowner said.
Live Oak resident celebrates turning 102 with parade
LIVE OAK, Texas – Live Oak resident Ozelle Jordan turned 102 on Tuesday, and her birthday was celebrated with a parade. The residents and workers at Serenity Oaks Assisted Living and Memory Care held a drive by parade led by the Live Oak Police Department. Jordan was born in 1918, the year the Spanish Flu broke out and graduated from Halandale High School in 1935. A Live Oak resident celebrated her 102nd birthday on Tuesday. Happy birthday Ozelle Jordan!
Police investigating ‘tragic loss of life’ at Methodist Hospital Northeast
LIVE OAK, Texas – Live Oak police are investigating a “tragic loss of life” at Methodist Hospital Northeast on Thursday night. An investigator at the scene confirmed a man reportedly committed suicide in the area. Michael Beaver, CEO of Methodist Hospital Northeast, released the following statement in regards to the heavy police presence. “We are deeply saddened by the tragic loss of life that unexpectedly occurred on our campus today. Yellow police tape has sectioned off the investigation area and several police vehicles are positioned on scene.
DPS chase begins in Atascosa County, ends near Three Rivers with 4 arrests
Four people were taken into custody after a car chase that spanned two counties early Friday morning. The suspects drove through Live Oak County when troopers joined in on the chase. Troopers believe those two suspects broke into a Live Oak County home and robbed a couple there, stealing their guns, money and car. The victims gave troopers a description of the stolen car and troopers located the suspect on I-37, Brandley said. The suspects eventually crashed the stolen car and were taken into custody around 9:15 a.m.
Live Oak adult daycare facility temporarily shut down after housing people with COVID-19
Live Oak The City of Live Oak temporarily closed an adult day care facility Monday after learning people who contracted COVID-19 were being housed there. Scott Wayman, the city manager, said they found out overnight about the infected individuals at Council Oaks at 11901 Topperwein Road. There were three people who were roommates at the facility in San Antonio and one of them died from COVID-19, Pue said. The two others got infected so the facility was trying to do the right thing by quarantining them somewhere else. Hospitalizations continue surging as 44 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in San Antonio, Bexar County
IKEA Live Oak reopens in-store shopping
SAN ANTONIO The IKEA store in Live Oak is welcoming customers back into the store, officials announced Monday. The announcement was posted on the stores website. Seniors and at-risk customers are invited to shop on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. While the store is reopened for customers, the IKEA Restaurant and play area will remain closed as an added safety measure against COVID-19. The IKEA Bistro and Swedish Food Market, however, will be open for food purchases.
Facility connected to nursing home with deadly COVID-19 outbreak now under investigation in San Antonio
SAN ANTONIO – A Metropolitan Health official confirmed to KSAT Friday that the agency is investigating a Live Oak long-term care facility linked to a San Antonio nursing home at the center of a deadly COVID-19 outbreak earlier this week. Public records show Southeast Nursing & Rehabilitation on Southcross — where the deadly outbreak occurred — and Advanced Rehabilitation and Healthcare on Palisades Drive in Live Oak are managed and operated by the same company, Texas Operations Management. Texas Operations Management operates and manages at least 20 nursing homes in Texas that in total have an average rating of 2 out of 5 stars. A San Antonio Fire Department spokesman confirmed that a floating practitioner among the staff at Southeast who tested positive for COVID-19 had also recently worked at Advanced Rehab in Live Oak. City officials were expected to provide an update on the outbreak during an 11 a.m. press conference.