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DPS Troopers file lawsuit over new ‘waistline requirement’

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DALLAS According to a recent lawsuit filed by the Texas Department of Public Safety Officer’s Association, a new ‘waistline requirement’ policy is being called “unreasonable” and “demeaning”.

The new policy allegedly calls for male troopers to maintain a waistline of 40 inches or less and female officers 35 inches or less.







Sources say this new policy is part of the agency’s physical fitness test.

Though a trooper may be able to pass the physical portion of this test, they may fail the appearance test.

DPSOA states the repercussions of failing range from being unable to work overtime to being fired.







“Even though you are physically able to do your job, even though you have been doing your job”…..”if you don’t look a certain way, then you have failed,” DPSOA President Lt. Richard Jankovsky said.

This lawsuit is still underway and DPS has not issued a statement as of yet.







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2.9 lbs of methamphetamine seized by narcotics deputies, two suspects arrested

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Bexar County

BEXAR COUNTY, Texas — Narcotics deputies with the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office have arrested two suspects following the execution of a search warrant on October 17.

The search warrant took deputies to the 1800 block of Plaza Del Sol on the West Side of San Antonio.







According to sources with the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office, they discovered 2.9 pounds of methamphetamine, three handguns, narcotic packaging materials, and scales to weigh the drugs.

Suspects Jose DeLeon and Rebecca Ayala were arrested and booked into the Bexar County Jail.

DeLeon was reportedly Charged with Possession with Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substances Over 400 Grams.







Ayala was arrested for an outstanding warrant for Possession of a controlled substance Less Than 1 Gram.

The estimated street value of the seized methamphetamine was reportedly $67,300.







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Man arrested after allegedly breaking into ex-girlfriend’s home

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Harris County

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas — Deputies with Constable Mark Herman’s Office arrested a man after he allegedly broke into his ex-girlfriend’s home on October 18.

Deputies responded to the 13900 block of Oneida Court after receiving a report of a known male banging on the woman’s front door and refusing to leave.







The suspect fled the scene on foot before deputies arrived.

The women told deputies the suspect had broken into her home earlier that day and fled once she told him she contacted law enforcement.

Sources with Constable Herman’s office say deputies searched the area earlier that day but had not been able to locate the suspect.







Deputies were able to obtain a description of the suspect from the woman and located him a short distance away from her home.

The suspect was identified as Cameron Perry and arrested.







He has been booked into the Harris County Jail and Charged with Criminal Trespass of a Habitation.

Sources with Constable Herman’s office say Perry’s bond has not been set at this time.

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UPDATE: 16-year old Mauricio Hernandez found safe

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San Antonio Police Department

UPDATE: According to SAPD, Mauricio Hernandez has been found safe.

No information has been released on how Mauricio was located.







Texas Breaking News will update you when more information is available.

SAN ANTONIO, Texas San Antonio Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating 16-year-old Mauricio Hernandez.

According to SAPD Mauricio has a diagnosed medical condition requiring doctor’s care.







Mauricio was last seen in the 9500 block of Silver Crown.

He was wearing a red t-shirt and blue jeans with brown sandals.







SAPD is urging anyone with information on Mauricio’s whereabouts to contact SAPD’s Missing Person’s Unit at 210-207-7660.

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