New East Side road, sidewalks, curbs torn up after miscommunication between Public Works, SAWS
The Public Works Department and San Antonio Water System have given conflicting timelines on why a $972,000 road repair project in an east San Antonio neighborhood was interrupted earlier this year to make way for the installation of a new water main.
Yet another Bexar County jail inmate dies in custody while held on low bond, criminal trespass charge
An inmate held at the Bexar County Jail for nearly half a year on a low level misdemeanor criminal trespassing charge died this month after suffering an apparent medical episode, BCSO officials conceded Friday.
Bad blood between Grey Forest mayor, police administration preceded department’s implosion
The temporary loss of what some residents call the city’s “24/7 police coverage” has pitted neighbor against neighbor with one faction blaming Waldrop and the other blaming a law enforcement agency that detractors say lacked initiative and clear operating standards.
Texas Ranger at center of Barrientes Vela case held in contempt of court
Ranger Bradley Freeman, whose testimony was crucial in getting a jury this fall to convict Barrientes Vela on two felony counts of tampering with records, apologized to the court for mentioning a separate official oppression case while that jury was present.
Suspended BCSO deputy told Somerset superintendent’s son to delete explicit photos of classmate from phone
A Bexar County Sheriff’s deputy has been suspended after an internal investigation found he advised the son of Somerset Independent School District’s superintendent to delete explicit photos and a video of a female classmate off his phone.
Lawsuits accuse unlicensed massage therapist at Ft. Sam of sexually assaulting two female service members on same day
When LeDerick McDaniel was accused of sexually assaulting two female service members on post at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston in June 2018, he had already been on the radar of state licensing investigators for nearly five months.
Sources: San Antonio councilman suspect in hit-and-run
An SAPD officer found the District 10 councilman lying in his backyard, injured and smelling of alcohol, after a witness to the crash followed the offending vehicle, according to a redacted SAPD report. Though the report redacted the suspect's name, law enforcement sources confirmed Perry was the one involved.
Night before shooting at McDonalds, Erik Cantu evaded same SAPD officer who shot him: records
The San Antonio Police Department officer who shot Erik Cantu Jr. multiple times in a McDonald’s parking lot had encountered the teenager the night before when he attempted to evade him, according to SAPD records viewed by KSAT Investigates.
Ex-captain planned to testify that Barrientes Vela directed him to pad criminal complaint
Former Bexar County Precinct 2 captain Marc D. Garcia was prepared to testify Tuesday that his former boss, ex-constable Michelle Barrientes Vela, directed him to investigate her political opponent and include evidence not related to the possible criminal offense, court records obtained Wednesday by KSAT Investigates show.
Ex-Precinct 2 captain given immunity, allowed to leave court without testifying against Barrientes Vela
In what can best be described as a massive blow to the prosecution in the Michelle Barrientes Vela public corruption trial, ex-captain Marc D. Garcia was granted immunity by the state Tuesday morning only to have the judge overseeing the case exclude his testimony hours later.
San Antonio child psychologist remained under contract with CPS for 2 months after child sex abuse arrest
A San Antonio child psychologist arrested on a child sex abuse charge in August remained under contract with Child Protective Services until this week, state records obtained Friday by KSAT show.
Ex-Trooper burned through leave time, started at UCISD PD a day after resigning from DPS
A Texas state trooper hired then later fired by the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District Police Department worked sparingly in the weeks before leaving the state agency and started her new position a day after formally resigning, timecard records obtained by KSAT Investigates show.
SAPD officer suspended after following through with threat to pull over tow truck company vehicle
A San Antonio Police Department officer was suspended 20 days this summer after making good on a threat to pull over a tow truck driver who worked for a specific company, records obtained by KSAT Investigates show.
Warrant: Former San Marcos police officer head-butted wife, kicked child in pattern of family assault
A San Marcos Police Department officer who resigned last week amid allegations that he repeatedly assaulted family members is accused of head butting his wife during a holiday cookout and kicking an 11-year-old boy in his back, arrest warrants obtained Wednesday by KSAT Investigates confirm.
Ex-Pct. 2 captain gets new attorney as Barrientes Vela’s sentencing is paused again
The sentencing of convicted felon Michelle Barrientes Vela was paused again Thursday, as her attorneys and prosecutors were granted time to finalize arguments over whether a key witness will be allowed to testify against her.
Possible immunity deal for former captain overshadows day 4 of sentencing at Barrientes Vela trial
Former Bexar County Precinct 2 captain Marc D. Garcia appears to have turned state’s witness and is scheduled to testify against Michelle Barrientes Vela Wednesday during the sentencing phase of her public corruption trial.
Fired BCSO deputy turned SeaWorld ‘scare character’ accused of body slamming child while at work
A former Bexar County Sheriff’s deputy fired after he was captured on camera assaulting an inmate in 2019 faces new criminal allegations after San Antonio police said he assaulted a child Sunday while working at SeaWorld.
Spurs staffer fled San Antonio, US after he was targeted in road rage shooting near team facility
The athletic development coach for the San Antonio Spurs confirms he fled San Antonio to his native Canada in July, a day after a passenger in a vehicle fired a shot at him near the team’s Northwest Side practice facility.
‘Oversight on my part’: Judge Speedlin Gonzalez found with loaded gun at San Antonio International Airport
A loaded handgun was found in the carry-on luggage of Bexar County Court 13 Judge Rosie Speedlin Gonzalez at San Antonio International Airport last week, records obtained Tuesday by KSAT Investigates confirm.
Hays County commissioner pleads to lesser charge in 2021 DWI crash case
A Hays County commissioner who was charged with driving while intoxicated after crashing into a vehicle in Austin last year has been sentenced to nine months of community supervision in the case, Travis County court records show.
Acts of intimidation, blackballing of deputies described during Barrientes Vela sentencing
A corporal with the Bexar County Precinct 2 Constable’s Office testified Tuesday that she and other deputies witnessed then-constable Michelle Barrientes Vela interrogate a discount store manager after the manager accused the elected official’s son of shoplifting.