Bryan deputy fire marshal William Bouse visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about the fire department’s recent awards dinner and recent joint training with College Station and the state fire marshal’s office.

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District 14 State Representative John Raney of Bryan discussed the investigation into the Health and Human Services Commission, proposed Washington programs, and more during his regular update on The Infomaniacs Thursday, January 22.

Click below to listen to State Representative John Raney’s discussion with WTAW’s Scott DeLucia.

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College Station Mayor Nancy Berry discussed the first meeting of a citizens committee on an upcoming city bond election, Thursday’s consideration of changing regulations on oil and gas drilling, and more during her regular appearance on The Infomaniacs, Wednesday, January 21.

Click below to listen to Mayor Nancy Berry visit with WTAW’s Scott DeLucia.

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Click HERE to read the proposed changes to College Station regulations on oil and gas drilling, the first changes since 1991.

Click HERE to be directed to a city of College Station blog on oil and gas drilling regulations.

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U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-TX) of Bryan discussed his perception of the State of the Union, tax reform, Republican priorities, next week’s agenda, and more during his weekly Washington update on The Infomaniacs Wednesday, January 21.

Click below to listen to Congressman Bill Flores’ discussion with WTAW’s Scott DeLucia.

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Brazos County state senator Charles Schwertner of Georgetown discussed Health and Human Services oversight, funding for the Public Integrity Unit, and more during his call to The Infomaniacs, Wednesday, January 21.

Click below to listen to Senator Charles Schwertner’s discussion with WTAW’s Scott DeLucia.

 

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News release courtesy of Bryan police:

On January 22, 2015, police arrested Tylar Denzel Davis age 17 of Bryan for two counts of Aggravated Robbery (one for each clerk at the Handi Stop).

Davis was the gunman in the robbery that occurred at the Handi Stop and was linked through fingerprint identification.

He was arrested without incident at his home.

Due to his age his photo cannot be released.

The investigation continues into the other robberies and people involved.

If anyone has information they are asked to contact police.

News release of the Tuesday night armed robbery at Palasota Grocery from Bryan police:

On January 20, 2015 at 9:30pm Bryan Officers responded to Palasota Grocery located at 1409 Palasota Dr. for an Aggravated Robbery that had just occurred.

Four subjects wearing hoodies and face coverings entered the convenience store and demanded money.  One subject displayed a firearm.

The suspects obtained some personal items of the two clerks inside the store, and undisclosed amount of money, and cigarettes and then fled on foot.

One clerk received minor injuries that did not require medical attention.

At this time the case has been turned over to the Criminal Investigation Division.

It is believed that the same subjects were involved in the robberies at the Handi Stop and Sodolaks.

Suspect #1:  Gunman Male 5’08-5’11 medium build wearing a dark blue hoodie, black sweatpants, blue bandana and striped beanie

Suspect #2: Male 5’07-6’00 with medium build wearing black fluffy jacket, black pants, black beanie.

Suspect #3: Male 5’08-6’00 with thin build wearing black hoodie, grey sweat pants, and red bandana

Suspect #4: Unknown 5’05-5’07 with thin build wearing a Dallas Cowboy jacket, light hoodie underneath, and dark pants.

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Officer Kelley McKethan of the Bryan Police Department visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about two armed robberies at local convenience stores over the last five days, a reminder to returning college students to protect themselves from vehicle burglaries, and locations of increased traffic enforcement.

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Video below of the Handi-Stop armed robbery courtesy of Bryan police.

 

News release of the Monday night armed robbery at Handi Stop from Bryan police:

On January 19, 2015 at 9:00 p.m. Bryan Officers responded to the Handi Stop Convenience Store located at 1201 W. William Joel Bryan for an Aggravated Robbery that had just occurred. Four subjects wearing hoodies and face coverings entered the convenience store and demanded money. One subject displayed a firearm. The suspects obtained some personal items of the two clerks inside the store, and undisclosed amount of money, and cigarettes and then fled on foot. No one was injured during the robbery. At this time the case has been turned over to the Criminal Investigation Division.

The Bryan Police Department is asking anyone recognized the clothing and/or mannerisms to contact 979-209-5300 or Crime Stoppers at 979-775-TIPS (8477).

 

Video below of the armed robbery at Sodolak’s grocery, previously identified as Gueros Grocery, courtesy of Bryan police.

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State Representative Kyle Kacal visited with Scott DeLucia on WTAW’s The Infomaniacs Friday, January 16, 2015.

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College Station City Councilwoman Blanche Brick discussed progress on city projects, public opinions on hydraulic fracturing, game day traffic and more on Wednesday, January 16.

Click below to listen to Councilwoman Blanche Brick visit with WTAW’s Scott DeLucia.

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Photo of Blanche Brick courtesy the city of College Station.

Photo of Blanche Brick courtesy the city of College Station.

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Courtesy of the City of College Station:

Join the Lincoln Recreation Center on Saturday, Jan. 17 from 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. for a community-wide, conference focused on character, leadership and personal development.

This is also an opportunity to celebrate the legacy and dream of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Materials presented will target teens, young adults and families.

Conference admission is free. Luncheon is $10 per plate.

The Dream Works Conference aims to offer participants:

  • Increase awareness of local opportunities to be involved in civic duties and responsibility
  • Motivation to be more engaged in community activities and volunteerism.
  • Tools for academic improvement and success.
  • Information on employment opportunities in the area.
  • Information on living a healthier lifestyle.

Click below to hear Lincoln Recreation Center Supervisor, Lance Jackson visit with WTAW’s Chelsea Reber:

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State Representative John Raney visited with Scott DeLucia on WTAW’s The Infomaniacs Thursday, January 15, 2015.

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