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Page 2A NBI Hays Free Press May 4, 2011 + The/-/ays Free Press (ISSN 1087-9323) published weeldy by Barton Publications, Inc., 122 N. Main St., Buda, TX 78610. Periodicals postage paid at Buda, TX 78610 and additional mailing off' es. POSTMASTER: Send ad- dress changes to Barton Publications, Inc., Re. Box 339, Buda, "IX 78610. ISSN#1087-9323 NEWS TIPS ff you think it's news, we probably do tool Newsroom phone: 512-268-7862 E-mail: nswsOhaysfreepress.com Mail: Re. Box 339 Buda, Texas 78610 CORRECTIONS Any erroneous reflection upon the character, standing or raputati of eny parson, firm or corporation which may appear in the pages of the Hays Free Press will be corrected upon being brought to the attention of the publisher. DEADUNES The deadline for display advertising and any contrib- uted news copy in the Hays Free Press is 5 p.m. Fnday tile week prior to publication. The deadline for Letters to the Editor end c assified w~d advertising in the Hays Free Press is noon Mon- day the week of publica- tion, though we encourage readers end advertisers to observe the Fnday deadline. LETTERS GUIDEUNES We welcorne locally written letters to the editor on timely topics of community interest. We ask that you keep them to about 350 words in length and that you not indulge in personal attacks on private individuals. Letters may be edited for brev y end All letters should be signed by the author end include a daytime phone number where the author can be contacted for verification. Letter writers are limited to one letter per month. Letters cen be emailed to csb@ hays .com HISTORY Founded April 10, 1903 by Thomas Fletcher Harwetl as The Ky/e News, with offices on the comer of Budeson and Miller Streets in the town's oldest remaining building. It merged into The Hays County Cit/zen in 1956. The paper consolidated with The Free Press in October, 1978. Dunng its rnore then lO0-year history the newspa- per has maintained offices at more then a dozen locations in Kyle and Bud~ Two Hays County men charged with Intoxication BY SEAN KIMMONS news@haysfreepress.com In separate incidents, two Hays County men were ar- rested for intoxica- tion man- slaughter during the Easter holiday weekend, authori- ties say. On early April 24,SOUS Michael Soils, 30, hit and killed an ' elderly pedes- trian as he at- tempted to cross the south access road in the 1500 ROGERS block of Interstate 35 in San Marcos, police said, Soils, of San Marcos, was allegedly drunk when he struck 81-year-old Sabine Cortez, of Kerrville, around 3 a.m. with his vehicle, San Marcos Police Chief Howard Williams said. Williams said that Cortez suffered from dementia and had wandered from a nearby hotel, where his family was staying for the holiday. According to court re- cords, Solis had previously been arrested for drunk driv- ing at least two other times. In one of those incidents, he was also charged with strik- ing a highway fixture. In another accident, around 1 a.rfl, on April 23, Stephen Marmolejo, 39, of Wimberley, was killed when he was ejected from the bed of a pickup that had rolled over along FM 2325 near Wimberley. The driver, Andrew Spalding Rogers, 29, was later chargedwith intoxication manslaughter. In the incident, Rogers, also aWimberley resident, lost control of his 2004 Ford pickup and then overcorrect- ed, causing the truck to roll over, according to a Depart- ment of Public Safety official. Rogers was arrested for drunk driving in 2000, and in 2007, he was charged with striking a highway fixture and failure to stop and ren- der aid, court records say. Both men remain in Hays County Jail on $100,080 bonds. Intoxication man- slaughter is a second-degree felony punishable by two to 20 years in prison. 11me served for child se= offender Dustin McFall, the Kyle man who fled to Mexico with a 14-year-old male runaway, was sentenced to time served as part of a plea agreement with prosecutors. 22nd District Judge Charles Ramsay imposed the sentence on Thursday. He will also pay a $2,000 fine and register as a sex offender for the rest of his life. McFaU pied guilty last month to two counts of sexual assault of a child, a second- degree felony. Circumstances surrounding the McFall case led to the firing of former Kyle Police Officer Karl Cranek after questions arose over whether he properly Investigated the scerm when he found McFail in the boy's company shortly before they absconded across the border. for knife, golf club assault BY SEAN IQMMIONS news@haysfreepress.com A 28-year-old Buda man was arrested last week for allegedly usinga knife to stab and also a golf club to strike his brother while at their Ruby Ranch home, court mcords show. CAMPOS-VARGAS Hays County Sherilfs Office deputies were called out to the residence in the 100 block of Creekside on April 15 and dis- covered the weapons along with smears of blood in one of the bedrooms, an affidavit used to secure an arrest warrant says. According to the report, Ed- gar Carnpos-Vargas asgressively entered the room of Nicholas Allen, also 28, where he and' : Wdliarn Kattflnan were stud#ng for a firefighter's exana. Cam- pos-Vargas allegedly hit Allen over the head with a chair and then grabbed a large knife and stabbed the left side of Allen's body, the affidavit says. Then wielding a gollf dub, Campos-Vargas, the aMopted brother of Allen, Allen to his room and struck hdm in the head with the dub, camsing him to lose his hearing. Caunpos- Vargas also proceeded to smack Allen in the back of thte head with a blender, the at~davit, written by Det Angelo Floiran, states. Kaufinan escaped lille house and ran to a neighboP's home to notify police. Allen trans- ported to Seton Medkcai Center Hays with non-life thrreatening injuries. Campos-Vargas was also sent to the hospittal for a seizure he suffered aftter the at- + HAVING MORE RETIREMENT ACCOUNTS When it comes to the number of retirement accounts you have, the saying "more is better" is not necessarily true. ]In fact, if you hold multiple accounts with various brokers, it can be difficult to keep track of your investments and to see if you're properly divers'riled.* At the very least, multiple accounts usually mean multiple fees. Bringing your accounts to Edward Jones could help solve all that. Plus, one statement can make it easier to see if you're moving toward your goals. lit .... Diversiftcabon does not guarantee a profit or protect against loss. To learn why consolidating your retirement accounts to Edward Jones makes sense, call your local financial advisor today. Janet Ross Financial Advisor 251 N FM 1626 Bldg 2 Ste 8 Buda, TX 78610 512-312-2840 Shldey C Malone fTnanciaf Adwsor 203 Railroad Skeet Suite 1B Buda, TX78610 512-312-2332 www.edwardJones.com Membeer SIPC tack, the affidavit says. Campos-Vargas has been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, a sec- ond-degree felony, punishable by two to 20 years in prison. He was arrested Thursday and released from Hays County Jail on Saturday under a $3,000 cash bond, records show. Buda man amstsl over indecent photos at party A 46-year-old Buda man was arrested last month for improp- er photography without consent while at a coworker's party in March, authorities say. Rosendo Resales allegedly placed his cell phone under- neath a table and snapped photos of a female cowo er as she sat across from him, accord- ROSALF.S ingtoan affdavit used to secure an arrest warrant. A friend of the victim noticed Resales taking photos of the woman during her partyin the 200 block of Harthung Cove on March 19. When Resales left his phone on a table, the victim and her friend browsed through the images and saw two photos of her, which her friend deleted, the affidavit, written by Buda Police Officer Wdliam Kuykend- all, says. Later, the victim saw Resales place his cell phone underneath a table as he sat across from her. When Rosales left his cell phone on the counter and fell asleep on the couch, the victim and her friend grabbed his phone again and saw that he had taken four photos of the victim's waistline that showed her skirt and under- wear. Her friend deleted these images as well, the affidavit says. Rosales was booked into Hays County Jail onApti120 and released the same day on a $3,500 bond, jail records show. improper photography without consent is a state jail felony. E MAP Residen- tial bur- glary. 100 block of Harvest Moon Parkway. 7:30 a.m. April 26. Assault causing bodily in- jury. 100 block of Ames Cove. 9:56 p.m. April 26. Aggravat- ed assault. 100 block of Hunter Drive. 9:10 p.m. April 27. Assault cauMng bodily in- jury. 200 block of Goldenrod. 10:25 a.m. April 28. Burglary of a coin-op- erated ma- chine. Cabela's, Buda. 5:30 a.m. April 29. AmmuR causing bodily in- Jury. 800 block of Soott. 11:39 p.m. April 29. Robbery. 100 block of Antelope Hill. 12:30 p.m. April 29. Sexual assault. 1600 block of Amberwood Loop. 10:30 p.m. April 29. Ddving while In- toxicated. Interstate 35 west access road and Hays Street. 1:50 a.m. April 30. Assault with bodily injury. 200 block of Hallie Drive. 6:40 p.m. Apd130. Burglary of a rui- derlce. 2600 block of Dry Hole Road. 2:40 p.m. May 1. Driving while intoxi- cated. 22200 sb~O~k of Inter- e 35. 12:29 a.m. May 3. SOURCE: KYLE POLICE DEPARTMENT, HAYS COUNTY SHERIFPS OFFICE e Please join us for our official grand opening of Creekside Villas Senior Village, Buda's newest, affordable luxury apartment community. Enjoy food, beverages, games, tours and prizes. Saturday, May 21, 2011 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. de Villas Senior Village 590 Ranch Road 967 , TX 78610 MEBklTT COMMUNilIES + +