TX Man Rowdy Stone ID’d As Victim In Thursday Abilene Fatal ‘Police Pursuit’ Motorcycle Crash

ABILENE, TX. (THECOUNT) — James Rowdy Stone, of Clyde, Texas, has been identified as the victim killed in a fatal motorcycle crash in Abilene Thursday evening.

Stone, 31, was killed in a two-vehicle motorcycle crash that occurred at the conclusion of a police chase in Abilene Thursday evening.

According to reports, Stone was operating a motorcycle on I-20, when for unknown reasons, an unmarked Law Enforcement vehicle began pursuing him near Grape Street. At some point, the bike collided with a pickup truck near Jameson St. around 4:30 p.m. Thursday. Stone was ejected from the bike during the crash.

Stone was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries.

Some commenting on Facebook questioned if Stone knew he was being pursued by law enforcement considering the fact the vehicle was unmarked:

“Ok say someone bought a retired old unit and followed you with lights bought online would you pull over ? I think not, the Facebook comment read in part.

The investigation into the cause of the deadly incident is ongoing.

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Geo quick facts: Abilene is a city in Taylor and Jones counties in Texas, United States. The population was 117,463 at the 2010 census, making it the 27th-most populous city in the state of Texas. It is the principal city of the Abilene Metropolitan Statistical Area, which had a 2017 estimated population of 170,219 – Wikipedia.

TX Couple Randell & Cynthia Myers ID’d As Victims In Friday Night Abilene Double-Fatal Motorcycle Crash

CALLAHAN COUNTY, TX. (THECOUNT) — Randell & Cynthia Dianne Myers, of Abilene, Texas, have been identified as the victims in a Friday night double-fatal motorcycle collision in Callahan County.

Randell, 67, and 64-year-old Cynthia, were traveling on a motorcycle 20 miles south of Baird when they were both killed Friday night.

According to reports, Randell was operating a Harley Davidson motorcycle on FM-2926 near US-283 near Baird, when a pickup truck came into contact with the bike Friday night.

The couple was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash of blunt force trauma injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Callahan County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 13,544. Its county seat is Baird. The county was founded in 1858 and later organized in 1877. It is named for James Hughes Callahan, an American soldier in the Texas Revolution – Wikipedia.

Abilene TX High School Double-Stabbing Reported On-Campus Thursday Morning Suspect ‘Suspended Student’

ABILENE, TX. (THECOUNT) — Two male Abilene High School students suffered stab wounds Thursday morning on-campus. The suspect is reportedly a fellow classmate who had recently been suspended.

Abilene Police say the School Resource Officer notified 911 that a double-stabbing had occurred around 8 a.m. Thursday morning.

Abilene High School is located at North 6th Street in Abilene, TX.

“It’s a terrible tragedy. We don’t know the extent of the injuries,” said Abilene ISD Communications Director Lance Fleming.

Both male victims were transported to the hospital in unknown condition.

The suspect, who fled the scene, was arrested at 8:36 a.m.

The stabbing happened right outside the west side of the cafeteria, reports KTXS.

Police said they will have an increased presence on campus for the rest of the day and possibly more.

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Geo quick facts: Abilene is a city in Taylor and Jones counties in Texas, United States. The population was 117,463 at the 2010 census, making it the 27th-most populous city in the state of Texas. It is the principal city of the Abilene Metropolitan Statistical Area, which had a 2017 estimated population of 170,219 – Wikipedia.

Natchitoches Man Dylan Rachal ID’d As Victim In Thursday Night Fatal Texas Crash

CALLAHAN COUNTY, TX. (THECOUNT) — Casey Dylan Rachal, of Natchitoches, has been identified as the victim in a fatal crash Thursday evening in Callahan County, Texas.

Rachal, 22, was operating a vehicle traveling on Interstate 20 approximately half a mile east of Abilene when a Freightliner towing a trailer slowed down and merged left as the right lane closed.

Rachal was unable to control the speed of his 1993 Chevrolet pickup and collided with the rear portion of the travel trailer being towed by the seim-tractor, according to the report.

The crash report states that Rachal was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the violent crash.

The driver of the Freightliner, 62-year-old Marcus Clyde Humphrey, of Peoria, Ariz., was wearing a seatbelt and was not injured.

DPS says the crash is still under investigation, and that this information is from a preliminary report and may change, be corrected, or added based on the investigators’ findings, reports BigCountryHomepage.

Geo quick facts: Abilene is a city in Taylor and Jones counties in Texas, United States. The population was 117,463 at the 2010 census, making it the 27th-most populous city in the state of Texas. It is the principal city of the Abilene Metropolitan Statistical Area, which had a 2017 estimated population of 170,219 – Wikipedia.

TX Man Robert Morris Abilene Convention & Visitors Bureau Board Member Arrested Online Crimes Against Children

ABILENE, TX. (THECOUNT) — Robert Morris, an Abilene Convention and Visitors Bureau board member, was arrested for allegedly using social media to prey on children.

Morris, 45, was arrested for Promotion of Child Pornography and was taken into custody at his place of business on the 200 block of N. Mockingbird Lane, in Abilene, Texas.

Additional charges are possible as the investigation continues.

Morris was serving on the Board of Directors for the Abilene Convention and Visitors Bureau at the time of his arrest.

ACVB released the following statement in light of criminal charges:

We have learned the disturbing allegations against Robert Morris. Robert has served as a volunteer on the ACVB board as a designated “restaurant industry representative” or member-at- large off on and off for 12 years, source.

With the allegations, and in accordance with our Code of Ethics policy, he is being placed on inactive volunteer status.

Four others were also arrested in the sting:

Charles Jonathan Baumer, 42, was arrested on the 700 block of Palm Street. He has been charged with Online Solicitation of a Minor .

Clarence Penns, 35, was arrested on the 700 block of Palm Street for Online Solicitation of a Minor as Well.

Anthony Sanders, 50, was arrested on the 1000 block of Justice Way. He has been charged with Online Solicitation of a Minor and Sexual Performance of a Minor.

Morris and Baumer have bonded out of jail but Sanders and Penns remain jailed on bonds totaling $110,000 and $100,000 respectively.

The investigation is ongoing in all four cases and additional charges could be issued.

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Geo quick facts: Abilene is a city in Taylor and Jones counties in Texas, United States. The population was 117,463 at the 2010 census, making it the 27th-most populous city in the state of Texas. It is the principal city of the Abilene Metropolitan Statistical Area, which had a 2017 estimated population of 170,219 – Wikipedia.

TX Border Control Agent Donna Doss ID’d As Victim In Fatal Saturday Abilene Crash

ABILENE, TX. (THECOUNT) — Donna Doss has been identified as the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent killed in a vehicle crash Saturday in Abilene, Texas.

Doss, a 16 year USCBP veteran, was killed on-duty while assisting State and Tye Law Enforcement Saturday, according to reports.

In a tweet, Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection Kevin McAleenan identified Donna Doss as the agent who died in a car accident Saturday.

According to the Abilene Police Officers Association, Doss was assisting State and Tye Law Enforcement when she was struck, according to newswest9.

Kevin McAleenan @CBP_McAleenan “Last night, while on duty, United States Border Patrol Agent Donna Doss lost her life in Abilene, Texas. Agent Doss of Class 569 served for nearly 16 years. On behalf of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, my deepest condolences go out to her family and loved ones.”

Other details of the fatal incident were not provided by officials.

Geo quick facts: Abilene is a city and former frontier settlement in Texas. The history of the Old West is explored at the Frontier Texas! museum. The Grace Museum displays paintings, photographs and artifacts related to Texas. The Abilene Zoo has giraffes, monkeys and parrots. To the north, 19th-century Fort Phantom Hill is surrounded by cacti and mesquite trees. It’s part of the Texas Forts Trail, linking frontier landmarks – wikipedia.

‘Becky’ Rapper Plies BODY SLAMMED Off Stage By Disgruntled Fan [VIDEO]

Becky” rapper, Plies was body slammed off of the stage by a fan who thought he was being humiliated by the performer.

Plies was rapping Friday night in Tallahassee, FL when he invited the fan on stage – and that’s when things turned violent.

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The fan got way too close to Plies. You hear the rapper warn the guy he’s in his space, and then the fan snaps Continue reading

2 Officers 8 Inmates KILLED In TX Prison Bus Accident Identified

The next of kin have been informed over a Texas bus accident that took the lives of two Correctional Officers and 8 prisoners. Several others were transported to area hospitals in serious or critical condition. The vehicle was traveling from the Middleton Unit in Abilene to the Sanchez Unit in El Paso.

Below is information on the deceased and injured.

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Correctional Officer 5 Christopher Davis is deceased. Continue reading