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Tropical Depression Lee Graphics

Weather - Hurricane Harvey - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 15:40

5-Day Uncertainty Track last updated Fri, 22 Sep 2017 20:40:45 GMT


Wind Speed Probabilities last updated Fri, 22 Sep 2017 20:40:45 GMT

Summary for Tropical Depression Lee (AT4/AL142017)

Weather - Hurricane Harvey - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 15:35
...LEE REGENERATES OVER THE CENTRAL ATLANTIC OCEAN... ...NO THREAT TO LAND... As of 5:00 PM AST Fri Sep 22 the center of Lee was located near 30.8, -48.9 with movement N at 7 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1014 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 35 mph.

Tropical Depression Lee Public Advisory Number 18

Weather - Hurricane Harvey - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 15:35
...LEE REGENERATES OVER THE CENTRAL ATLANTIC OCEAN... ...NO THREAT TO LAND...
Location: 30.8°N 48.9°W
Max sustained: 35 mph
Moving: N at 7 mph
Min pressure: 1014 mb

Issued at 500 PM AST Fri Sep 22 2017

Tropical Depression Lee Information by ATCF XML Prototype

Weather - Hurricane Harvey - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 15:35
Issued at Fri, 22 Sep 2017 20:35:15 GMT. This is only a prototype and the file format may change without notice.

Murder #25 Update

Austin (TX) Police - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 15:00
Case:          17-2600207   Date:          Sunday, September 17, 2017   Time:          Approximately 2:08 a.m.   Location:    200 block E. 6th St.   Deceased:  Marques W. Johnson, an African American male, born 03/03/1984   Nathan Raynard Marshall, Black male, 28 years of age, has been charged with manslaughter, a 2nd degree felony, following a fatal attack on Marques Johnson Sunday, September 17, 2017 at approximately 2:08 a.m.  His bond has been set at $100,000.   Marshall was being held in the Travis County Jail for Assault on a Public Servant when he was charged with manslaughter.  His bond for that is set at $50,000.    Austin Police were flagged down about a man who had been knocked unconscious. When officers arrived they observed Marques Johnson lying in the street with a crowd formed around him. Officers moved the crowd back and assisted EMS through the crowd to get Johnson on a stretcher. He was then taken by ambulance to Dell Seton in critical condition where he later died from his injuries.   Witnesses told police that Marques had exchanged words with Marshall and a Caucasian male who were together. Following the argument, Marques turned and walked away. The two men followed Marques. The Caucasian male threw an object at Marques striking him.  Marques stopped and turned to face the men when Marshall punched Marques who fell to the ground. Both men then fled.   Detectives are still interested in talking with the Caucasian male who was with Nathan Marshall that morning and ask that anyone with information regarding his identity or this incident call the Homicide Tip Line at 512-477-3588 or Crime Stoppers at 512-472-TIPS or text "Tip 103" + your message to CRIMES or use the new Crime Stoppers App. You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, for free on iPhone and Android.   Booking Photo for Nathan Marshall:  

Senator John Cornyn presents Congressional Badge of Bravery to APD Officer Carlos Lopez

Austin (TX) Police - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 14:56
Today, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) joined Austin Police Chief Brian Manley and Mayor Steve Adler at the Austin Police Department headquarters to present Officer Carlos Lopez with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Law Enforcement Congressional Badge of Bravery.   Officer Lopez earned the Award for his response to an active shooter at the Omni Hotel downtown Austin in July 2015.  The gunman, Michael Holt, had shot and killed an innocent bystander when Officer Lopez arrived on the scene.  Holt opened fire at Officer Lopez, who returned fire and fatally wounded Holt, ending the threat.   The Law Enforcement Congressional Badge of Bravery was created by Congress in 2008 with the Law Enforcement Congressional Badge of Bravery Act to honor those who have shown exceptional bravery in the line of duty.  

Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive Arrested near Los Angeles

State - TX - DPS - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 00:00
AUSTIN - Christopher Ricardo Gonzalez, 18, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive, is now in custody after being captured early Tuesday near Los Angeles, California

Reward Offered for Most Wanted Sex Offender from El Paso

State - TX - DPS - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 00:00
AUSTIN - The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Daniel Garcia Brown, 47, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list, and a cash reward up to $3,000 is now being offered

Murder #25

Austin (TX) Police - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 08:30

Case:          17-2600207
 
Date:           Sunday, September 17, 2017
 
Time:           Approximately 2:08 a.m.
 
Location:     200 block E. 6th St.
 
Deceased:   Marques W. Johnson, an African American male, born 03/03/1984
 
On Sunday, September 17, 2017 at approximately 2:08 a.m. an Austin Police officer was flagged down about a man who had been knocked unconscious. When officers arrived they observed Marques Johnson lying in the street with a crowd formed around him. Officers moved the crowd back and assisted Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services through the crowd to get Johnson on a stretcher. He was then taken to an awaiting ambulance to Dell Seton Medical Center in critical condition. Johnson remained in critical condition until today when he passed away.
 
Witnesses told police that Marques had exchanged words with an African American male and a Caucasian male who were together. After the verbal exchange, Marques, who was with his wife, turned and walked away. The two men followed Marques. The Caucasian male threw an object at Marques which struck him.  Marques stopped and turned to face the men. The African American male then punched Marques who fell to the ground. Both men then ran away.
 
The suspect who struck Marques is described as:
 
African American male approximately 25 years of age, 5’10” to 6’.  Short curly black hair, blue or light-colored eyes and a beard. He was wearing a light colored shirt with blue jeans.
 
Detectives are asking anyone with information regarding this incident to call the Homicide Tip Line at 512-477-3588 or Crime Stoppers at 512-472-TIPS or text "Tip 103" + your message to CRIMES or use the new Crime Stoppers App. You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, for free on iPhone and Android.

Photos of Johnson and his wife below:
  

APD seeking assistance locating sexual assault suspect

Austin (TX) Police - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 08:26

The Austin Police Department is requesting the assistance of the public in a sexual assault case. On Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, at approximately 5:45 a.m., a female was jogging on the hike and bike trail near East Ave. and Cummings St. The female was on the trail prior to being sexually assaulted by an unknown male. Another jogger heard the female scream, intervened and stopped the sexual assault.
 
The suspect is described as: 

  • White or Hispanic male
  • 5’10” to 6’0”
  • 215-250 lbs
  • Shaggy short hair

Last seen wearing:

  • Blue jeans
  • No shirt
  • No shoes

 The Austin Police Department Sex Crimes Unit is currently following up on all leads as part of the ongoing investigation, including looking into whether the Austin High School case is related.
 
APD is working closely with the Parks and Recreation Department. In addition, the Department increased patrols and officer presence on and around the trail.
 
It is important to remember that sexual assault cases are sensitive in nature and it takes time to gather detailed information. APD will share more information as soon as it is available.
 
APD reminds the public to remain vigilant and aware of your surroundings at all times including when exercising outdoors. 
 
Anyone with information is asked to call (512) 974-5095, Crime Stoppers at 512-472-TIPS or use the new Crime Stoppers App. You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, for free on iPhone and Android.

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