‘Tiger King' star arrested in Travis County, made officers ’aware of his social status,’ police say
A star of the Netflix hit series “Tiger King” was arrested on a charge of driving while intoxicated over the weekend and allegedly touted his “social status” to officers in Travis County. Dillon Passage, husband to the jailed “Tiger King” himself Joseph Maldonado-Passage, was stopped while driving a Dodge Challenger around 1:30 a.m. Sunday on U.S. Highway 290 in Manor, according to police. Passage made officers aware of his social status and marriage to famed Joe Maldonado-Passage (Tiger King) on scene of the incident," Manor police said in a statement. He also said that he “may be a bit intoxicated," according to investigators. His story grew to fame in the Netflix documentary series “Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness,” which showed his disdain for Baskin and his obsession with big cats.
Students at Texas elementary school may have come into close contact with rabid bat, officials say
MANOR, Texas – Several students at a Texas elementary school may have come into close contact with a rabid bat, according to school administrators. Manor Independent School District, just east of Austin, notified parents and staff members of the rabid bat that was found Wednesday at Lagos Elementary School. Students that were in close contact with the bat and their families were referred to a physician following the incident, according to school officials. The school district and Manor Police Department are working together as the investigation continues. RELATED: San Antonio high school students feel ‘anxious’ awaiting final presidential election outcome
Texas police called to remove rattlesnake, 16 babies from electric company’s work area
MANOR, Texas – A Texas police department received an unusual call this week to remove a 3.5-foot western diamondback rattlesnake and its 16 babies from an electric company’s work area. The incident happened Wednesday at the Sunstate Equipment Company in Manor, Texas. This 3.5 foot Western Diamond Back rattle snake was found with her 16 babies (photos in comment) in a work area at the Sunstate Equipment Company on 290 here in Manor. Posted by Manor Police Department on Wednesday, August 26, 2020The post reads, “This 3.5 foot Western Diamond Back rattlesnake was found with her 16 babies (photos in comment) in a work area at the Sunstate Equipment Company on 290 here in Manor. RELATED: Snake sightings expected to ‘drastically increase’ in Texas, experts say