Wednesday, September 30, 1998
Monahans' vote expands Pecos' calling area
By PEGGY McCRACKEN
Pecos residents may soon be able to chat with friends or
business associates in Monahans without paying the current
stiff long-distance charge.
That's because more than 90 percent of the telephone
The areas officially were approved in an expanded local
Suzi Blair, project manager for Monahans Main Street and
Pecos telephone customers will not have to pay anything
Balmorhea, Toyah and Coyanosa have already approved extended
The more than 90 percent approval rate in the extended
Hymans's staff conducted the election by mail between Aug.
Air Field reunion set for weekend
By ROSIE FLORES
Veterans who were stationed in Pecos during World War II
will have their Third Pecos Army Air Field Reunion this
The event has been held bi-annually since 1994, and this
Thursday's schedule also includes registration and will
At 6:30 that evening a cocktail party will be held at the
On Friday registration and coffee and donuts will be held at
A noon luncheon is scheduled at the West of the Pecos
At 2 p.m., a gathering will be held at Swiss Clock Inn.
A hamburger supper will be held at 6 p.m., at the West of
A pancake breakfast will kick off events on Saturday. The
From 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., a business meeting will be held in
From noon until late afternoon, Airfield reunion
A closing banquet will be held at 6 p.m., Saturday at the
Kids get in costume for annual Goose parade
By ROSIE FLORES
Aladdin, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, witches and ghosts
paraded through downtown Pecos Tuesday afternoon during the
Annual Mother Goose and Friends Parade.
Children from birth through 10 years of age were invited to
First, second and third place ribbons were awarded in the
In the first division, ages birth through four years of age,
In Division 5-7 years of age, little Janette Perea placed
Jessica Perea took first place as Raggedy Ann in the
In the bicycles division Eric Salcido was first; Cassandra
In the Groups Division, `Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs'
Second place winners in this division was the `Wizard of Oz'
`Aladdin' took third place with Montgomery Miller decked out
The parade traveled from the First National Bank down Oak
Golden Girl Erin Dominguez handed out ribbons to the winners
Other participants included the Pecos Eighth Grade Band and
The Sonic Cherry Lime and Hot Dog along with Ronald McDonald
Border Patrol apprehensions reportedly up
Unndocumented immigrants and narcotics seizures have shown a
notable increase in the U.S. Border Patrol's Marfa Sector,
which includes Pecos.
The rise in apprehensions comes as a direct result of
Operation "Rio Grande" is an ongoing operation throughout
A total of 14,177 undocumented aliens were located and
During Fiscal Year 1998, which ends Sept. 30, 41,149 pounds
Cocaine seizures totaled 59.736 pounds. The street value is
The sharp increase in alien apprehensions and narcotics
If you have any questions, comments or information
PECOS VALLEY CRIME STOPPERS
On March 15, at approximately 1:24 a.m., Pecos Police
responded to a burglary of a motor vehicle which had
occurred in a parking lot in the 500 block of East Second
Street. Upon arrival officers met with complainant who
stated that a person or persons had shattered the passenger
side window to her 1996 Mercury 4-door by throwing a small
vehicle jack through the window.
Taken from inside the vehicle was a Minolta 35mm camera, a
black lizard purse with an undetermined amount of cash. The
complainant stated that the person or persons had gone
through another purse in the vehicle and taken approximately
$7 in cash. Total value of stolen property was placed at
Anyone with information on this crime or any other crime
call "Crime Stoppers" at 445-9898 and you will remain will
EDITOR'S NOTE: Information contained in the Police Report is
obtained from reports filed by the Pecos Police Department,
Reeves County Sheriff's Office, or other officers of those
The serving of warrants by an officer for outstanding fines
of either traffic citations, animal control violations or
other court costs are considered arrests and will be printed
as such unless indicated that the fines were paid. In such
instances we will indicate payment and release.
Martin Garcia, 27, was arrested at 2:39 p.m., on September
22, on Highway 17 in Brogado, on a warrant service. He was
transported to Reeves County Jail.
Christopher Ephriam, 26, was arrested at 2:41 p.m., on
September 23, at Pecos Municipal Court, on a warrant for a
simple assault. He was transported to Reeves County Jail.
Christopher Granado was arrested at 3:15 p.m., on September
23, at Pecos Municipal Court, on a Capias Pro Fine warrant.
He paid the fine and was released and was released.
Jose Reyes, 30, was arrested at 11:44 p.m., on September 23,
in the 100 block of South Sycamore Street, for a DWI
refusal. He was transported to Reeves County Jail.
Frederico Jaquez, 33, was arrested at 2:59 p.m., on
September 24, at Bob's Thriftway, on DPS warrants. He was
transported to Reeves County Jail.
Hal Pratt, 57, was arrested at 3:10 a.m., on September 25,
in the 1400 block of South Eddy Street, for evading arrest.
He was transported to Reeves County Jail.
Manuel Lopez, 53, was arrested at 2:08 p.m., on September
25, in the 1100 block of South Cedar Street, for possession
of cocaine. He was transported to Reeves County Jail.
A juvenile was arrested at 2:09 p.m., on September 25, at
the Carver Learning Center on East 12th Street for causing
problems. The juvenile was transported to Reeves County
Juvenile Detention Center.
Josiah Espy, 22, and Stephen Holmes, 42, were arrested at
10:48 p.m., on September 25, at the Zoo Club, each for
disorderly conduct. They were transported to Reeves County
Ridessa Jenkins, 18, and Erica Tarin, 18, were arrested at
2:23 a.m., on September 26, at La Tienda Thriftway parking
lot, each on an minor in possession charge. They were
transported to Reeves County Jail.
Santiago Ancira Jr. was arrested at 2:30 a.m., on September
26, in the 1400 block of South Cedar Street, on DPS
warrants. He paid the fine and was released.
James Worsham, 30, was arrested at 9:12 a.m., on September
26, in the 1700 block of South Park Street, on a warrant for
theft. He was transported to Reeves County Jail.
Nancy Rodriguez, 28, was arrested at 9:23 p.m., on September
26, at the corner of Seventh and Cedar streets, on DPS
warrants. She paid the fine and was released.
Jody Urias, 23, Anival Pando, 24, Ariel Pando, 22, and
Benjamin Montano, 19, were arrested at 1:30 a.m., on
September 27, at the corner of Fifth and Peach streets, all
for disorderly conduct. They were transported to Reeves
Ramon Ybarra, 19, was arrested at 1:53 a.m., on September
27, at Saragosa Hall, for public intoxication and resisting
arrest. He was transported to Reeves County Jail.
Ernest Wright, 39, was arrested at 3:38 a.m., on September
27, in the 100 block of East `A' Street, for driving while
license suspended. He was transported to Reeves County Jail.
A female juvenile was reported missing at 8:11 a.m., on
September 27, in the 1000 block of South Walnut Street. She
was located in the 1500 block of Morris Street, then
transported to Juvenile Detention Center as a runaway.
Jose Adame, 18, Lorena Adame, 25, and Guillermina Adame, 20,
were arrested at 3 p.m., on September 27, in the 300 block
of West County Road. All were arrested for criminal trespass
of a habitation. Jose was also charged with assault causing
bodily injury. They were transported to Reeves County Jail.
Nicholas Hernandez, 17, two male juveniles, and a female
juvenile were arrested at 6:51 p.m., on September 27, in the
1000 block of Monroe Street, for possession of a prohibited
weapon and possession of drug paraphernalia. The juveniles
were transported to Reeves County Juvenile Detention Center;
Hernandez to Reeves County Jail.
Zenon Casarez, 46, was arrested at 7:34 p.m., on September
27, in the 800 block of Jackson Street, for assault under
the Family Violence Act. He was transported to Reeves County
A male juvenile was arrested at 7:49 p.m., on September 28,
in the 700 block of West Fifth Street, for deadly conduct.
He was transported to the juvenile detention center.
Jody Millan, 33, was arrested at 1:59 p.m., on September 29,
at Wal-Mart, for theft under $50. He was transported to
Reeves County Jail.
High Tuesday 97. Low this morning 67. Forecast for tonight:
Partly cloudy. Low in the mid 60s. Southeast wind 5-10 mph.
Thursday, partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of
thunderstorms. high in the upper 80s. Southeast wind 10-15
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