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A8 \| \\ THURSDAY, MAY 8, 1997 Woman charged with DWI andtailing to remain at the scene GALVESTON COUNTY, TEXAS By GiNA V. GOMEZ The Daily News ,, GALVESTON ']- A: Sl^year- old-'.woman'yras charged with driving while intoxicated and failing to remain at the scene after the car she was driving allegedly ran into another car carrying a woman and her daughter at 11:53 a.m. at 39th Street and Avenue S Wednesday. The 31-year-old woman, driving a 1996 Dodge Neon, was subdued with mace and arrested a short time later, said police reports. The mother and daughter received minor injuries and were treated by paramedics. One man injured in shrimp boat collision BOLIVAR PENINSULA One . : ;inan - : was, injured .Wednesday morning v/hen a shrimp boat and barge collided in the .tntracoastal Waterway .near Sievers Cut on the Bolivar Peninsiila. The collision was reported by tjhe'tugbbat Kady P about 12:45 a.m.; according to -the U. Si Coast Guard. "The tug reported itf had attempted radio contact with the shrimper .prior to the collision , but go't'-nb: art'swer," Coast•"• Guard officials said. The barge received minor damage but was not taking on . water or leaking cargo/the Coast Guard reported. Two;men — the only crew on the shrimp boat — suffered head injuries and complained of knee and-shoulder pain and were taken;to the University of Texas Medical Branch by Coast Guard boat and ambu~" lance, Coast Guard,officials said. "•.,! v.£.,£fi; '"i-^ ,.:^,. "After determining the shrimp boat Bonray had sustained only minor damage, the Coast Guard towed it to Shirley's Bait Camp in Bolivar," officials Said.: ' "•"~ ••--•.-•• Burglary attempt foiled by off-duty officer - GALVESTON - An off-duty Galveston police officer foiled a burglary attempt Wednesday afternoon. Officer Clemente Garcia Jr. was heading home at about 2 p.m. when he noticed two people behaving suspiciously around a car parked in the 4200 block of Avenue P. "As I passed the vehicle I no- POLICE Hit-and-run wreck ticed both the suspects entering the vehicle," said Garcia, in his report While Garcia was initially able to get both suspects — a man and a teen-age boy — on the ground, one ran while he was putting handcuffs on the other. After a short chase, the suspect was caught by Lt. Jimmy Fullen of the Galveston Independent School District police. Officer draws weapon on 21-year-old man TEXAS CITY - A police officer drew his weapon on a 21- year-old man holding another man at knifepoint at 8:29 p.m. Wednesday at 1300 First Ave. South. The 21-year-old man dropped the weapon after being ordered to do so by the officer, but continued to hold the other man around the neck. The 21-year-old man was charged with deadly conduct. Police were called to the scene on a report of a domestic disturbance. - . • ••--. Bullet hole found in TexasJCrty truck : -TE3CAS CITY - Abullet hole was found in a truck in the 1200 block of 25th Street after a resident reported hearing a gunshot outside of his home Wednesday morning at 6:47 No injuries were reported and no suspects have been identified in the incident, police said. 1982 four-door Bulck is reported stolen ' DICKINSON - A1982 four- door Buick was reported stolen from the 4500 block of 35th Street at 6 p.m. Tuesday. Radar detector reported stolen TEXAS CITY - A radar detector was reported stolen from a vehicle in the 8600 block of Emmett F. Lowry Expressway at 9:50 a.m. Wednesday. Purse is reported stolen from truck TEXAS CITY - A woman reported her purse was stolen from her truck at Nessler Park about 9:44 p.m. Tuesday. , I th * *"£•* * «* «** was involved ln a Street and Avenue S on Wednesday. The car came to rest on the ' Crawfish Kappa debriefing ^report* '••' >. : '" : : GALVESTON - City staff members will conduct a final debriefing about the Kappa Alpha Psi Beach Party Weekend today at CityHalL .:,-;. ; Acting City Manager Steve LeBlanc said heVsent letters to many people who own .businesses along Seawall Boulevard and 6ist:Street. ' Those areas, were the most affected by an • extreme case of gridlock that occurred when some 50,000 yqung people came to island fdr : April's Beach Party. ' City staff members, representatives from the police department and perhaps some city councilmeh will be on hand for the , meeting. ' . • What: City staff debriefing on the Kappa beach party., When: 9 a.m. today, Where: City Hall, 823 Rosenberg Ave. Amatt Continued from Page A6 children have plenty to do while the parents are eating." The crawfish boil and dance is the kickoff event for the Jaycees Tackle Time Fishing Tournament, June 28 to July 6. The tournament, includes both inshore and offshore categories for adult and youth divisions. A motor boat will be raffled off July 6. ^Participants can sign up-for "the tournament starting-June 7 at bait camps on the dike. The cost to enter is $5 for youth inshore, .$15 for adults inshore, and $30 for both youth and adults offshore. Now in its 34th year, the tour- nament is the longest-running (as well as one of the largest) . private tournaments on the Gulf Coast. Proceeds from the crawfish boil and fishing tournament benefit Jaycees charities, which include scholarships for high school students from Texas City and La Marque. Last year's crawfish dinner and tournament brought in about $.5,000, Doyle said. The Jaycees chapter, which has about 40 active members, meets the first and third Tuesday of each month at Grand Prize Barbeque, 2223 Palmer Highway. President is George Faust. Continued from Page A6 issue." .-. . .•,.--• Amatt held 54 percent of the election day votes. But what put Robinson over the top is he carried 70 percent of the early election votes. •-. . . . • ••,,-:• City Secretary Rose Marie Theiler said she realized that she failed to sign the -ballots after she had place nearly half of the 284- ballots in- the, election . . Theiler said that she decided not to sign any since only-half of the ballots would contain signatures. , : . • But Theiler said 'that she checked all of the numbers on the ballots. ' . "All 'of the ballots were accounted for so there was no way someone could have used another ballot," Theiler said. " Officials with the Secretary of State's office told Amatt'that because numbers, which can be traced to prove their validity, appear on each ballot, the lack of a signature would be considered a technicality, Amatt' said. , He was told that he could contest on those grounds within 30 days., . j , ' DAILYNEWS Texas' Oldest Newspaper Since 1842. . 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