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Zamzow wins heptathlon at Pan American Games Junior Championships
by Advance-Guard News Service
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EDMONTON, Canada – Goliad High School graduate Ashtin Zamzow captured the gold medal in the heptathlon Sunday at the Pan American Games Junior Championships. Zamzow clinched the gold with a third-place finish in the final of the seven events, the 800-meter run, with a time of 2 minutes, 24.84 seconds. Zamzow concluded the competition with 5,462 points. Argentina's Fiorella Chiappe was second with 5,313 points and Jamaica's Ayesha Champagnie was third with 5,245. Zamzow won the javelin Sunday with a throw of 151 feet, 3 inches to reclaim first place heading into the final event. Earlier Sunday, she fell out of first place in the overall standings after finishing sixth in the long jump with a mark of 17-4. Zamzow, who will compete in track and field at Texas, led with 3,283 points heading into Sunday's events. On Saturday, Zamzow ran a time of 14.32 seconds in the 100 hurdles, went 5 feet, 5 inches in the high jump, had a mark of 37-10 in the shot put and ran a 25.11 in the 200. Check mySouTex.com for updates.
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Zamzow in first place heading into final event of heptathlon
by Advance-Guard News Service
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EDMONTON, Canada – Goliad High School graduate Ashtin Zamzow won the javelin Sunday to reclaim first place in the heptathlon at the Pan American Games Junior Championships. Zamzow led with 4,703 points heading into Sunday's final event, the 800-meter run. Zamzow won the javelin with a throw of 151 feet, 3 inches. Earlier Sunday, she fell out of first place in the overall standings after finishing sixth in the long jump with a mark of 17-4. Jamaica's Ayesha Champagnie was second hearing into the 800 with 4,563 points. Zamzow, who will compete in track and field at Texas, led with 3,283 points heading into Sunday's events. On Saturday, Zamzow ran a time of 14.32 seconds in the 100 hurdles, went 5 feet, 5 inches in the high jump, had a mark of 37-10 in the shot put and ran a 25.11 in the 200. Check mySouTex.com for updates.
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Grand jurors return multiple indictments naming defendants in burglary, theft charges
by Gary Kent
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BEEVILLE – Bee County grand jurors returned indictments on more than a dozen felony defendants when they met on July 16. Those indicted included: •Robert Jimenez Jr. on two counts that included burglary of a building, a state jail felony, and engaging in organized criminal activity, a third degree felony. A Beeville Police Department investigator alleged that Jimenez, on Jan. 26, entered without permission a building owned by another man. The second count of the indictment alleged that the defendant committed theft while in the building and that the burglary and theft were committed with the intent to “establish, maintain or participate in a combination or in the profits of a combination” who collaborated in carrying out the offenses. If convicted of the third degree felony, Jimenez could be sentenced to up to 10 years in a state prison and fined $10,000. A conviction could result in a two-year sentence to a state jail facility and a $10,000 fine. His bond was set at $5,000 by District Judge Patrick Flanigan. Jimenez also was named in a separate indictment on the same charges in connection with an incident that occurred on Feb. 1. The second incident involved a different victim. Another BPD officer made the allegation in that case, and Flanigan set bond on that indictment at $10,000. •Murray Johnson on a charge of unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon, a third degree felony. According to a BPD officer, Johnson had a firearm in his possession on Dec. 15, 2013. That incident was after the fifth anniversary of Johnson’s release from confinement on a Sept. 21, 2001, conviction on a felony charge of burglary of a habitation. Johnson had the firearm somewhere other than his residence at the time of the alleged offense. Bond was $20,000. •Marcelino Treviño on a charge of evading arrest/detention with a motor vehicle, a third degree felony. According to a Bee County Sheriff’s Office investigator, Treviño used a vehicle to flee from Deputy Taylor Clevenger during an incident on Aug. 14, 2013. Clevenger was trying to detain or arrest the defendant at the time. Bond was $1,000. •Crystal Renae Valdez on a charge of burglary of a building. The offense is a state jail felony. A sheriff’s investigator alleged that Valdez, on Sept. 9, 2014, entered without permission a building owned by a local man. Bond was $5,000. •Teddy Lee Cantrell Jr. on the same charge involving the same incident for which Valdez was indicted. That charge also is a state jail felony. His bond was $10,000. •Robert Jimenez Jr. in a second indictment on a charge of burglary of a building, a state jail felony. According to a BCSO deputy, Jimenez committed that offense on Nov. 12, 2012. His bond on that indictment was $5,000. Jimenez also was named in another two-count indictment on charges of burglary of a building, both state jail felonies. Again, a deputy alleged that the defendant committed both burglaries listed in the indictment on Dec. 31, 2012. Bond was $5,000. •Jimenez was named again in another indictment on the same charge, burglary of a building. That charge also was a state jail felony. A BPD officer alleged that Jimenez entered a building owned by a local man without his consent. Bond was $5,000. •Teddy Lee Cantrell Jr., Krystal Renae Valdez and Bobby Gene Valdez were named in separate indictments on charges of theft in the amount of $1,500-$20,000, a state jail felony. A BCSO investigator alleged that the three defendants took control of a travel trailer without the consent of the owner on July 23, 2014. Bond was $10,000 for Cantrell and $5,000 each for Krystal and Bobby Valdez. •Emily Campos Hernandez on a charge of possession of a controlled substance, less than one gram. The charge is a state jail felony. According to a BPD officer, the defendant had methamphetamine on March 23. Bond was $7,500. Gary Kent is a reporter at the Bee-Picayune and can be reached at 358-2550, ext. 120, or at reporter@mySouTex.com.
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