At Least 3 Thin Blue Line Law Enforcement MC Members Dead In Saturday TX Crash Involving DUI Driver

KERR COUNTY, TX. (THECOUNT) — At least three members of the Thin Blue Line Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club have been killed after being struck by an alleged drunk driver in Kerr County, Texas Saturday night.

Three members of the club were killed and nine others injured in a vehicle crash involving a suspected DUI driver near Kerrville, Texas on Saturday.

According to the Kerr County Sheriff’s Office, at least a dozen members of the club were operating motorcycles on State Highway 16 in Kerrville, when a vehicle struck the group head-on.

Three riders were pronounced dead at the scene – While nine others were transported to area hospitals in critical condition.

The driver of the vehicle was arrested for several counts of intoxicated manslaughter and intoxicated assault.

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Geo quick facts: Kerr County is a county located on the Edwards Plateau in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, its population was 49,625. Its county seat is Kerrville. The county was named by Joshua D. Brown for his fellow Kentucky native, James Kerr, a congressman of the Republic of Texas – Wikipedia.

Undefeated Boxer Travell ‘Black Magic’ Mazion ID’d As Victim In Wednesday Austin Fatal Vehicle Crash

TRAVIS COUNTY, TX. (THECOUNT) — Travell Mazion, of Del Valle, Texas, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Wednesday vehicle crash in Travis County.

Mazion, 24, aka, “Black Magic,” was killed in a vehicle crash near Austin on Wednesday.

The boxer had an undefeated record at the time of this death.

The cause of the crash remains unclear as of Thursday morning.

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Geo quick facts: Travis County is a county in south central Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 1,024,266; the estimated population in 2019 was 1,273,954. It is the fifth-most populous county in Texas. Its county seat is Austin, the capital of Texas – Wikipedia.

TX Man Donald James Long ID’d As Victim In Saturday Morning Canton Fatal Single-Vehicle Crash

VAN ZANDT COUNTY, TX. (THECOUNT) — Donald James Long, of Eustace, Texas, has been identified as the victim in a fatal single-vehicle crash in Van Zandt County Saturday morning.

Long, 29, was killed in a single-vehicle crash near Canton, Texas Saturday.

According to reports, Long was operating a Hyundai Sonata on SH-198 north of Canton, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 6:15 a.m. Saturday.

The vehicle then entered a culvert sending it into a driveway. The vehicle then went airborne before making contact with a fencepost and a tree.

Long was pronounced Long at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Van Zandt County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas, in the northeastern part of the state. As of the 2010 census, its population was 52,579. Its county seat is Canton. The county is named for Isaac Van Zandt, a member of the Congress of the Republic of Texas – Wikipedia.

TX Man Greg Barnhart ID’d As Victim In Thursday Evening Fatal OK Motorcycle Crash

CREEK COUNTY, OK. (THECOUNT) — Gregory Scott Barnhart, of Poteet, Texas, has been identified as the victim in a fatal motorcycle crash in Creek County, Oklahoma late Thursday afternoon.

‘Greg’ Barnhart, 52, was killed Thursday in a motorcycle crash Thursday near Sapulpa, OK.

According to officials, Barnhart was operating a Harley Davidson motorcycle on 61st St. South and 103rd West Ave near Sapulpa, when for unknown reasons, he failed negotiate a curve around 4 p.m. Thursday.

His motorcycle was “laid down on its side” and departed the roadway to the right before coming to a rest on the side of the road, reports KFOR.

Barnhart was thrown from his motorcycle during the violent crash.

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

A crash report states the cause of the crash was due to “unsafe speed.”

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Creek County is a county located in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. As of the 2010 census, the population was 69,967. Its county seat is Sapulpa. Creek County is part of the Tulsa, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.

TX Man Charles Calahan ID’d As Pedestrian Fatally Struck Wednesday Night In Dallas

DALLAS, TX. (THECOUNT) — Charles Ray Calahan, of Dallas, Texas, has been identified as the pedestrian fatally struck by a vehicle Wednesday night in Dallas.

Calahan, 55, was on-foot in the area of Scyene Road when he was struck and killed by a passing vehicle Wednesday night.

According to officials, Calahan was walking in the 6600 block of Scyene Road when he was hit by a vehicle around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday, according to the Dallas County Medical Examiner’s Office.

It is unclear if the vehicle involved stopped following the fatal strike.

No further information was provided as of Thursday morning.

The deadly incident remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Dallas, a modern metropolis in north Texas, is a commercial and cultural hub of the region. Downtown’s Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza commemorates the site of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination in 1963. In the Arts District, the Dallas Museum of Art and the Crow Collection of Asian Art cover thousands of years of art. The sleek Nasher Sculpture Center showcases contemporary sculpture – wikipedia.

CT Teen Tyquess Moore ID’d As Victim In Fatal Sunday Night Bridgeport Shooting

BRIDGEPORT, CT. (THECOUNT) — Tyquess Moore has been identified as the teen fatally shot in Bridgeport, Connecticut on Sunday night, according to officials.

Moore, 18, was found suffering from at least one gunshot wound on Sunday near Newfield Avenue in Bridgeport.

The deadly incident occurred around 6 p.m. Sunday in the 500 block of Newfield Avenue.

Police say they responded to Newfield Ave after receiving multiple calls of shots fired.

When police arrived on scene they discovered Moore lying in a driveway with multiple gunshot wounds, reports NEWS12.

Moore was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead of gunshot injuries.

No arrests have been made and no suspect information provided.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Winkler at 203-581-5224 or the Bridgeport Police at 203-576-TIPS.

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Geo quick facts: Bridgeport is a historic seaport city in the U.S. state of Connecticut. It is located in Fairfield County at the mouth of the Pequonnock River on Long Island Sound, 60 miles from Manhattan and 40 miles from the Bronx – Wikipedia.

‘Buried Bodies’ Found On Padre Island Amid Search For Missing NH Couple James Michelle Butler

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX. (THECOUNT) — Investigators are trying to identify two bodies found buried at South Texas Padre Island discovered amid the search for missing New Hampshire couple, 48-year-old James Butler and his wife, 46-year-old Michelle Butler.

The Kleberg County Sheriff’s Office says a deputy located a woman’s remains Sunday in a shallow grave on Padre Island, near Corpus Christi. Chief Deputy Jaime Garza says a man’s body was discovered Monday beneath the first body.

Authorities suspect foul play.

The remains have been transported to a medical examiner.

Garza says it’s too early to say whether the bodies are connected to the search for missing couple.

The sheriff’s office on Friday announced that the Butlers were reported missing, along with their truck and RV. Relatives last heard from them Oct. 14 and believe the pair visited Padre Island, reports ValleyCentral.

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Geo quick facts: Corpus Christi is a Texas city on the Gulf of Mexico. It’s tucked into a bay and its beaches are sheltered by Padre and Mustang islands. The Padre Island National Seashore is home to migratory birds and endangered Kemp’s ridley sea turtles. The harborfront Texas State Aquarium has touch pools, an aquatic nursery and a shark exhibit. Nearby, a WWII aircraft carrier, USS Lexington, now houses a naval aviation museum – wikipedia.

San Antonio Business Woman April Ancira Thompson ‘Ancira Auto Group’ Arrested DUI

FRESNO, TX. (THECOUNT) — The former Chilli’s waitress who went on to run “Ancira Auto Group,” San Antonio business woman, April Ancira Thompson, was arrested Thursday on suspicion of driving while intoxicated.

Thompson, 38, was pulled over on I-10 westbound near Fresno for speeding, failure to signal and failure to maintain lane, according to preliminary information from San Antonio police.

The officer who pulled Ancira over suspected she might be intoxicated based on how she was behaving, the preliminary report said.

A voluntary Breathalyzer test determined Ancira’s blood alcohol content was .12 at the time of the arrest, reports KSAT.

Her bond was set at $1,000.

Geo quick facts: Fresno is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Fort Bend County, Texas, United States. The population was 19,069 at the 2010 census, up from 6,603 at the 2000 census. Fresno is located in the extra-territorial jurisdiction of Houston, which is the fourth largest city in the nation in population.Wikipedia.

Midland TX Greenwood HS Student Jenna Bird ID’d As Victim In Monday Fatal Crash

MIDLAND, TX. (THECOUNT) — Jenna Bird has been identified as the teen killed in a vehicle crash in Midland, Texas, on Monday morning.

Bird, 15, was killed in a major incident vehicle accident near the intersection of Farm-to-Market 1379 and Highway 158 on Monday morning.

According to DPS officials, the crash occurred before 7 a.m. Monday morning.

DPS confirmed the person killed in the accident was Bird.

Greenwood students have confirmed that Bird was a sophomore at Greenwood High School and mourned the loss of their fellow student Monday night. The community gathered at the Greenwood campus and wore purple in honor of the teen’s favorite color, reports NewsWest9.

According to DPS, Julietta Bird, 44, and a 12-year-old passenger were also in the car and suffered non-incapacitating injuries.

Both victims were transported to Midland Memorial Hospital.

Bird reportedly failed to yield the right of way to the other vehicle when she attempted to turn left onto SH 158 and the two collided.

Geo quick facts: Midland is a city in western Texas. Part of the Permian Basin area, it’s an oil industry center. At the Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, interactive exhibits detail the history of local oil exploration and include Boom Town, a replica 1930s oil town with a land office and general store. Dating from 1939, the George W. Bush Childhood Home has been restored to its 1950s state, when the 43rd president lived there – wikipedia.

Missing 4-Year-Old NC Girl Aubriana Recinos Located In Texas Living With ‘Human Trafficking Ring’

FAYETTEVILLE, NC. (THECOUNT) — Aubriana Recinos, the 4-year-old who was missing for more than a month, was found in Texas with a human trafficking operation.

Recinos, now safe and sound, reunited with her father Mario Recinos in Texas on Friday, according to local reports.

“The child was pretty much given to a pimp, an associate of the pimp or family of the pimp for keeping. It is a ring. It is a human trafficking ring that the FBI was investigating. These individuals had other children as well, for other girls were actually working this human trafficking operation,” said Maj. Robert Ramirez with the Fayetteville Police Department, reports KKTV.

According to police, the child had been missing since late May.

Her mother, Carmen Lowe, apparently did not return her to her father’s custody after a visit.

Authorities say Lowe was part of a human trafficking operation being investigated by the FBI.

Lowe was arrested in New Orleans on Thursday during an FBI sting. Aubriana was later found in a home in Lewisville, Texas.

She and her father are expected to return to Fayetteville on Friday.

Geo quick facts: Lewisville is a city in Denton County, Texas, United States. It is a suburb within the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex – Wikipedia.