Journalist reported kidnapped and threatened with death

first_img News News Follow the news on Turkey to go further Organisation April 2, 2021 Find out more TurkeyEurope – Central Asia Help by sharing this information April 28, 2021 Find out more News Turkey’s never-ending judicial persecution of former newspaper editorcenter_img Reporters Without Borders said today it was concerned about the apparent kidnapping of journalist Ahmet Un and death threats he had received.”The Turkish authorities must do everything they can to clarify this incident, if it proves to be true, punish those responsible for the crime and guarantee the security of the journalist,” said Reporters Without Borders secretary-general Robert Ménard.Un, who works for the weekly Firatta Yasam, in Diyarbakir, is reported to have been kidnapped on 4 September by armed men who said they were police and intelligence agents. He is thought to have been taken to a deserted spot outside the town, interrogated about his work and threatened with death to force him to sign a promise to supply his kidnappers with information.Obstacles to the free flow of information are very serious in Turkey. April 2, 2021 Find out more TurkeyEurope – Central Asia RSF_en Journalists threatened with imprisonment under Turkey’s terrorism law Human rights groups warns European leaders before Turkey summit News Receive email alerts September 10, 2002 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Journalist reported kidnapped and threatened with deathlast_img read more

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ECTOR COUNTY FELONY DISPOSITIONS Feb. 5, 2018

first_img Previous articlePBAF announces scholarship applicationsNext articleFive things you need to know today, Feb. 5 admin Arts Council of Midland logo The following is a list of felony dispositions from the Ector County District Clerk’s Office. Listed attorneys do not necessarily represent who was involved when the case was disposed.ASSAULTWilliam Farrell Jr., 56, was sentenced to five years in prison in an order adjudicating guilt Jan. 17 on charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and assault (family violence). Judge Stacy Trotter approved the deal. Robert Hollmann was the defense attorney. The prosecuting attorney was not listed.Wesley Donovan King, 23, was sentenced to 12 years in prison in an order adjudicating guilt Jan. 17 on four counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Judge Denn Whalen approved the deal. Bret Mansur was the defense attorney. The prosecuting attorney was not listed.Ricky Tipton, 35, pleaded guilty Jan. 18 to aggravated assault and had his probation revoked. Tipton was sentenced to 10 years in prison. Whalen approved the deal. Mike Holmes was the defense attorney and Clay George was the prosecutor.Matthew Lee Ornelas, 20, was sentenced to five years in prison in an order adjudicating guilt Jan. 19 on charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Trotter approved the deal. J. Roxane Blount was the defense attorney. The prosecuting attorney was not listed.BURGLARYJesse Ryan Galindo, 24, pleaded guilty Jan. 18 to burglary of a habitation and abandoning or endangering a child and had his probation revoked. Galindo was sentenced to four years in prison and eight months in state jail, respectively, on those charges. Trotter approved the deal. Tony Chavez was the defense attorney and Julie Prentiss was the prosecutor.DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATEDGerald Rene Acosta, 38, pleaded guilty Jan. 19 to driving while intoxicated, third or more, and had his probation revoked. Acosta was sentenced to three years in prison. Trotter approved the deal. Hollmann was the defense attorney. The prosecuting attorney was not listed.POSSESSION OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCETamieka Standberry, 22, was sentenced to three years in prison in an order adjudicating guilt Jan. 16 on charges of possession of a controlled substance, one gram or more but less than four grams. Trotter approved the deal. Jason Schoel was the defense attorney. The prosecuting attorney was not listed.Adrian David Valenzuela, 26, pleaded guilty Jan. 18 to possession of a controlled substance, less than one gram, and had his probation revoked. Valenzuela was sentenced to 18 months in state jail. Trotter approved the deal. Mansur was the defense attorney. The prosecuting attorney was not listed.Derreck Roshaun Merchant, 38, had a charge of possession of a controlled substance, one gram or more but less than four grams, dismissed Jan. 30. Whalen presided. Hollmann was the defense attorney. The prosecuting attorney was not listed.Viviana Olivas, 30, pleaded guilty Jan. 30 to possession of a controlled substance, one gram or more but less than four grams, and was sentenced to two years in prison. Whalen approved the deal. Tony Chavez was the defense attorney. The prosecuting attorney was not listed.James Michael Pinick, 33, pleaded guilty Jan. 30 to possession of a controlled substance, less than one gram, and was sentenced to two years probation and deferred adjudication. Whalen approved the deal. Tony Chavez was the defense attorney. The prosecuting attorney was not listed.Yesicca Rodriguez, 30, pleaded guilty Jan. 30 to possession of a controlled substance, less than one gram, and was sentenced to two years probation and deferred adjudication. Whalen approved the deal. John Bickham was the defense attorney. The prosecuting attorney was not listed.Sandy Anais Sedano, 27, pleaded guilty Jan. 30 to possession of a controlled substance, four grams or more but less than 400 grams, and was sentenced to four years probation and deferred adjudication. Whalen approved the deal. Luis Chavez was the defense attorney. The prosecuting attorney was not listed.Jose Manuel Yanez, 32, pleaded guilty Jan. 30 to possession of a controlled substance, four grams or more but less than 200 grams, and was sentenced to three years in prison. Whalen approved the deal. Don Fletcher was the defense attorney. The prosecuting attorney was not listed.ROBBERYJosue Manuel Nieto, 22, pleaded guilty Jan. 30 to aggravated robbery and was sentenced to six years probation and deferred adjudication. Whalen approved the deal. Tony Chavez was the defense attorney. The prosecuting attorney was not listed.TAMPER/FABRICATE PHYSICAL EVIDENCEMoises Acosta Hernandez, 35, had a charge of tampering with or fabricating physical evidence dismissed Jan. 26 in the interest of justice. Judge James Rush presided. Mansur was the defense attorney. The prosecuting attorney was not listed. By admin – February 5, 2018 Local NewsCrime Pinterest ECTOR COUNTY FELONY DISPOSITIONS Feb. 5, 2018 Facebook WhatsApp Facebook WhatsApp Twitter Pinterest Twitterlast_img read more

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OCBP Then and Now: O.C. Rules the Jerseys

first_imgCaptain George T. Lafferty and Mayor B. Thomas Waldman accept the 1971 South Jersey Lifeguard Championship trophy from rowers Hans and Karsten Giesecke and swimmer Bill Dorney. It was the 11th year in a row the OCBP won the championship.The OCBP reunion weekend will be held August 14, 15 and 16. The 76th annual South Jersey Lifeguard Championship (“The Jerseys”) will be held on Friday, August 14 on the Decatur Avenue beach in Margate. The three-event tournament will begin at 6:30 p.m.Karsten Giesecke, rookie 1969, Jim Sullivan, rookie 1973, and Paul Mangen, rookie 2000, will be inducted into the OCBP Hall of Fame at the 77th annual Lifeguard Reunion, Saturday, August 15 at Sandi Pointe Coastal Bistro, 908 Shore Road in Somers Point. For more information, go to the Ocean City Rowing & Athletic Association’s website OCRAA.com.The 3rd annual OCBP Alumni Races will be held on Sunday, August 16 beginning at 9 a.m. on the Seaview Harbor beach, off the road between Ocean City and Longport.— By Fred Miller, historian and former OCBP lieutenantlast_img read more

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