Houston Man Arrested for Suspected Road Rage Shooting in Fort Bend County

Ramon Vasquez (Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office photo)

By George Slaughter A 19-year-old Houston man is in the Fort Bend County Jail on $500,000 bond following a suspected road rage shooting in Fort Bend County. Deputies arrested Ramon Vasquez early Saturday morning and charged him with murder. Deputies responded to a call at the intersection of Beechnut and Addicks-Clodine on Friday after receiving word of two-vehicle car crash that resulted in a fatal shooting. Deputies discovered the driver likely to be at fault […]

Fort Bend County Man Charged with Murdering His Mother

Kenneth Ray McMayon (Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office photo)

By George Slaughter A Fort Bend County man is in jail after being charged with murdering his mother. Sheriff’s deputies responded to a reported homicide Sunday morning in the 2500 block of FM 360 in Rosenberg. There, they discovered Jeanette Owens McMayon, 81, had died of an assault that occurred in her home. Deputies investigated, interviewed witnesses, and conducted a search at the home. They arrested and charged her son, Kenneth Ray McMayon, 50, with […]

Harris County Man Charged with Murder, Aggravated Assault

By George Slaughter A Harris County man has been charged with murder and two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after the shooting death of his wife. The Harris County Sheriff’s Department said Lawrence Reed was involved in a domestic disturbance with his wife, Junius Reed, at about 8:50 p.m. Thursday in the 2700 block of Roaring Oaks Lane. When deputies arrived at the scene, they found Junius Reed dead from gunshot wounds […]

Four Charged in Murder of Katy-Area Man

By George Slaughter The Harris County Sheriff’s Office has charged four people with murder following the shooting death of a Westminster Village subdivision resident. One of them, Joe Argueta, 19, is in custody. The other three are wanted: Margarito Alcantar, 29; Florinda Argueta, 39, and Luis Argueta, 45, according to an HCSO news release. At about 11:35 p.m. Monday, deputies and Cy-Fair EMS responded to a shooting in the 17100 block of Hilton Hollow Drive, […]

Katy Man Shot, Killed by Brother

By George Slaughter Katy Police Chief Bill Hastings said Monday night that no charges have been filed against a Katy man who shot and killed his brother early Monday morning following a domestic dispute at the family home. Clifton Achterberg, 34, was shot in the back with a pistol fired by his brother Walter Achterberg, 31. The bullet exited Clifton Achterberg’s chest, and hit their mother, Gail Achterberg, 62, in the arm. Hastings said Clifton […]