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Wrecked

VICTORIA - A black Pontiac G6, driven by Christopher Tobar, no age available, of Victoria, was traveling west on Rio Grande Street when he failed to yield the right of way while making a left turn onto Laurent Street about 3:20 p.m. Friday. Tobar hit a gold Chevrolet Malibu, driven by Courtney Sublett, no age available, of Victoria. Tobar and Sublett had minor injuries and refused treatment. No citations were issued, said Ryan Salles, a Victoria patrol officer.

VICTORIA - A 2006 gray Sierra driven by Janie Fuentes Vasquez, 70, and a 2008 blue Kia Spectra, driven by Laurie Ann Pustka, 50, both of Victoria, at 12:34 p.m. Thursday. Vasquez ran a red light as she was driving through the intersection of Lone Tree and North Ben Jordan Roads. She struck Pustka, who was traveling south on North Bend Jordan Street.

VICTORIA - A 1994 gray Ford F-150, driven by Richard Hunt Sloane, 48, of Victoria, and a 1999 green Honda CR-V, driven by Donald Wayne Salm, 64, of Yoakum, at 3:13 p.m. Thursday. Sloane rear ended Salm at a stoplight in the 7500 block of North Navarro Street.

VICTORIA - A 2002 tan Toyota Camry, driven by Joseph Brandon Hoelscher, 19, and a 2012 silver Honda Civic, driven by Mary Escalante Rodriguez, 60, both of Victoria, at 4:14 p.m. Wednesday. Hoelscher struck Rodriguez after he ran a stoplight at the intersection of East Mockingbird Lane and Zac Lentz Parkway. Rodriguez was taken to Citizens Medical Center.

VICTORIA - A 2005 Lincoln Aviator, driven by Jason Robert Foreman, 34, and a 2009 blue Dodge Ram 1500, driven by Gerardo Salas, 53, both of Victoria, at 3:16 p.m. Wednesday. The two collided at the intersection of King Arthur and North Navarro streets.



Arrested

VICTORIA - Demetria Lshea Milton, 21, of Victoria, by deputies Wednesday on a warrant charging her with burglary of a vehicle.

VICTORIA - Richard Scott Patton, 41, of Falfurrias, by U.S. marshals Wednesday on a warrant charging him with contract inmate.

VICTORIA - A 17-year-old Victoria man by officers Wednesday on suspicion of possession of marijuana.

VICTORIA - Brenda Lozano Ybarra, 34, of Victoria, by deputies Wednesday on a warrant charging her with driving with an invalid license with previous conviction, suspension without insurance.

VICTORIA - A 41-year-old Victoria man by officers Thursday on suspicion of driving while intoxicated, third offense.

VICTORIA - Jose Luis Hernandez, 48, of Victoria, by deputies on Thursday on a warrant charging him with driving while intoxicated, three or more prior convictions.

VICTORIA - A 34-year-old Victoria man by deputies on Thursday on suspicion of theft between $1,500 and $20,000 and criminal trespass.

VICTORIA - Jo Ann Lefridge, 53, of Victoria, by deputies on Thursday on a warrant charging her with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

VICTORIA - Robert Lynn Mayo, 34, of Karnes City, by deputies on Thursday on a warrant charging him with manufacturing and delivering a controlled substance between 4 and 200 grams.

VICTORIA - A 32-year-old Hallettsville woman by deputies on Thursday on suspicion of theft between $50 and $500.

VICTORIA - A 27-year-old Victoria woman by deputies on Thursday on suspicion of theft between $1,500 and $20,000, and criminal trespass.

VICTORIA - A 27-year-old Victoria man by deputies on Thursday on suspicion of burglary of a habitation with intent to commit another felony, evading arrest and violation of a bond or protective order.

VICTORIA - A 45-year-old Victoria man by officers on Friday on suspicion of possessing a dangerous drug and evading arrest.

VICTORIA - A 42-year-old Victoria woman by officers on Friday on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance less than 1 gram in a drug-free zone.

VICTORIA - A 36-year-old Victoria man by officer on Friday on suspicion of possession of marijuana less than 2 ounces.

VICTORIA - A 28-year-old Victoria man by officers on Friday on suspicion of possession of marijuana less than 2 ounces and three class C misdemeanors.

VICTORIA - Esperanza Tomasita Parker, 28, of Victoria, by deputies on Friday on a warrant charging her with failure to report an aggravated sexual assault of a child.

VICTORIA - A 48-year-old Victoria by officers on Friday on suspicion of possession of marijuana less than 2 ounces and evading arrest.



Stolen

VICTORIA - A vehicle DVD player, speaker box, radio amplifier, valued at $1,475, on Tuesday.

VICTORIA - Seventy gallons of unleaded gasoline from U Haul Rental, valued at $216, on Tuesday.

VICTORIA - Two Canon cameras, two Canon Rebel TI cameras and another piece of equipment, valued at $830, from a school in the 300 block of West Tropical Drive on Wednesday.

VICTORIA - Merchandise, valued at $98.38, from a business in the 8900 block of Navarro Street on Thursday.

VICTORIA - More than $18,000 from a business in the 8900 block of Navarro Street on Wednesday.



Damaged

VICTORIA - Trailer lights and reflectors, valued at $200, between Sunday afternoon and Monday afternoon at Northside Baptist Church.

VICTORIA - A car window, valued at $300, on Monday.

VICTORIA - The parking lot of an elementary school in the 2500 block of Mallette Drive by graffiti on Thursday. The damage is valued at $100.

VICTORIA - A front door and rain gutter in 4400 block of North Navarro Street on Wednesday. The damage was valued at $250.

VICTORIA - The side window to a bus in the 600 block of Glascow Street on Wednesday. The damage was valued at $300.



Burglarized

VICTORIA - A home in the 800 block of South Main Street on Thursday. A TV and a cable box, valued at $1,200, were reported missing.



Assaulted

VICTORIA - A 28-year-old Victoria woman in the 7800 block of North Navarro Street on Wednesday.



Indicted

Editor's Note: An indictment is not an indication of guilt. It is a finding by a grand jury that enough evidence exists to warrant a trial.

VICTORIA - A Victoria County grand jury indicted the following people on Nov. 29.

David Moises Cabrera, 19, and Jesus Benavides, 20, both of Victoria, on charges of engaging in organized criminal activity, burglary of a habitation and four counts of firearm theft. Cabrera and Benavides are charged with burglarizing a house and taking four guns on July 22, 2011.

Corey Lawrence Bivens, 24, of Victoria, on a charge of tampering with or fabricating physical evidence and unlawful possession of a controlled substance. Bivens is charged with destroying a crack pipe and possessing less than 1 gram of a methamphetamine on Sept. 12.

Wayne Raymond Trumbley, 30, of Victoria, on a charge of unlawful possession of a controlled substance. Trumbley is charged with possessing less than 1 gram of methamphetamine on Sept. 12.

Alberto Hernandez Esparza, 40, of Victoria, on a charge of driving while intoxicate, third or more offense on Sept. 27.

Jesus Salazar, 24, of Telferner, on a charge of driving while intoxicated third or more offense on Oct. 9.

Ryan Samora, 17, of Houston, and Russell Lee Delaney, 19, of Victoria, on a charge of burglary of a habitation. They are charged with burglarizing a house and taking guns, alcohol, a computer and a Play Station 3 game console.

Jerome Anthony Bryant, 38, of Victoria, on a charge of aggravated assault of a date, family or house member with a weapon. Bryant is charged with firing a gun at his girlfriend on Sept. 7.

Christopher Richard Gregory, 35, of Victoria, on a charge of theft of property greater than $1,500 but less than $20,000. He is charged with stealing gasoline, copper wire, appliances, plumbing and electrical supplies from a business in the 6500 block of Nursery Drive on May 21.

Melissa Marie Medrano, 25, of Victoria, on a theft charge. She is charged with stealing from a business in the 7800 block of North Navarro Street on Oct. 2.

Johnny Joe Hernandez, 29, of Victoria, on a charge of assault of a public servant. He is charged with injuring a Victoria police officer's foot while he was being arrested on a charge of driving while intoxicated on Sept. 21.

Inocencio Rivera Jr., 56, of Victoria, on a charge of driving while intoxicated with three or more prior convictions on Feb. 29.

Julio Maria Rodriguez Jr., 30, of Cuero, on a charge of theft of property with two or more previous convictions and evading arrest detention with a vehicle. He is charged with taking video games, valued at $500, from a business in the 6100 block of North Navarro.

Gregorio Manuel Baladez, 30, of Victoria, on a charge of manufacturing and delivering a controlled substance less than 1 gram, cocaine, in a drug-free zone.

Alexander Pancho Salazar, 37, of Victoria, on a charge of possession of a controlled substance less than 28 grams in a drug-free zone. He is charged with possessing a mixture of Hydrocondone near a school on Sept. 18.

Rudy Salazar, 43, of Victoria, on a charge of manufacturing and delivering a controlled substance, cocaine, in a drug-free zone. Salazar is charged with possessing with the intent to deliver less than 1 gram of cocaine near a school Sept. 18, 2011.

Kevin Wayne Baker, 34, of Victoria, on a fraud charge. He is charged with forging a doctor's signature for a prescription of Hydrocodone.

Kyle Duane Harris, 24, of Victoria, on a charge of unlawful possession of a controlled substance. He is charged with possessing less than 1 gram of cocaine on Aug. 16.

Lana Shannon Serna, 49, of Victoria, on a fraud charge. Serna is charged with forging a doctor's signature on a prescription for Alprazolam on July 6.

Mercedes Elise Wolfe, 18, of Victoria, on a charge of unlawful possession of a controlled substance. She is charged with possessing less than 1 gram of cocaine on Sept. 3.

Alfred Firova Jr., 22, of Refugio, on three counts of manufacturing or delivering a controlled substance. He is charged with possession with the intent to deliver less than 28 grams each of Alprazolam, Clonazepam and Hydrocode on Sept. 20.

Trenton Robert Knetig, 20, of Nursery, on a charge of unlawful possession of a controlled substance. He is charged with possessing less than 1 gram of cocaine on Oct. 6.

Reynaldo Martinez, 58, of Victoria, on a charge of driving while intoxicated with three or more prior convictions on Sept. 21.

Ines Karen Rojo, 25, of Houston, on charges of money services act violation, money laundering between $1,500 and $20,000 and exploitation of a child. She is charged with laundering money in the child's diaper bag on April 27.



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