Monthly Archive:: November 2009

General Membership Meeting, December 3, 2009, 7:00 p.m. @ Bass Pro Shop

11/16/09 — Texas EquuSearch will be having a “General Membership Meeting” on Thursday, December 3, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Bass Pro Shop on Hwy 288 South @ Beltway 8 (see map below). The meeting will be held in the meeting room upstairs where New Member Orientation is held.

FOUND SAFE: Brittany Garza, 15 Yrs., Houston, TX, 11/14/09

11/23/09 — We are pleased to report that Brittany Garza has been located safe and returned to her family. Thank you so much for your prayers for Brittany and her family. 11/17/09 — Brittany Garza, age 15, was last seen on Saturday, November 14, 2009, at around 7:20 p.m. She was last seen in North

DeAndre Elliott, Cousin of Long-Time TES Member, Darryl Phillips, Killed

11/21/09 — We are deeply saddened to learn that DeAndre Elliott, the cousin of long-time Texas EquuSearch member, Darryl Phillips, was killed Thursday night – the victim of a carjacking. DeAndre had plans to continue a promising football career that was honed on the playing fields at Worthing High School in south Houston. Elliott was

TES Newsletter: November, 2009

Texas EquuSearch will be putting out a quarterly newsletter to keep our members more informed of what is happening in the organization. Each newsletter will contain a Search Tip, case summary of a few of our recent cases, special announcements and training schedules. Whether your resource is searching on foot, ATV, horse, boat or “Special

LOCATED DECEASED: Kelly Currin Morris, Stem, NC, 11/17/09

Kelly Currin Morris, age 28, was last seen on September 3rd, 2008. Her house was burned down on the 4th, in Stem, North Carolina. She was last seen wearing blue jeans and a grey colored t-shirt. Her car was found in a new subdivision that was just getting homes built. The fire has been ruled

REMAINS RECOVERED: Presumed to be Navy Pilot Lt. John Joseph Houston

11/18/09 — Remains have been recovered from the missing aircraft in which Lt. John Joseph Houston and Lt. Bret Miller were flying at the time it went missing. Lt. Miller’s body was found on October 30, 2009 about 11 miles north of Port Aransas, TX. We are awaiting confirmation from the medical examiner’s office for

Presentation of Donation

Mike Morales presented a $500 check to Tim Miller of Texas EquuSearch from the BP Fabric of America Fund on November 3, 2009. Mike Morales is a BP employee at the BP Texas City Refinery. Mike’s TES volunteer efforts began in August 2009.

Searcher of the Month, November 2009: Darryl Phillips

The new TES Searcher of the Month is Darryl Phillips. Darryl is a Houston native and joined Texas EquuSearch in 2000. Darryl knows exactly what its like for a family member to be missing. His sister Angela Phillips has been missing for 23 years. So he feels the pain of other families in desperate and

FOUND SAFE: Beh Reh, 41 Yrs., Houston, TX, 11/12/09

11/13/09 — Beh Reh, age 41, was found safe late this afternoon. We would like to thank the dedicated members that went into immediate action to help locate Mr. Reh, who is new to this country and speaks no English. A special thank you also goes out to each case worker that diligently searched for

Gene Roberts’ Searchers — Final Day of Search

We again want to thank everyone who assisted in this search. Please remember Gene’s family and friends in your prayers.

Slideshow of Gene Roberts’ Search Area

The following slideshow depicts the treacherous conditions that volunteers endured while searching for Gene Roberts. We again want to thank everyone who assisted in this search. Please remember Gene’s family and friends in your prayers.

10/17/09 Benefit Concert for Haleigh Cummings

11/09/09 — There has been much speculation and many rumors concerning the benefit concert for Haleigh Cummings, which took place on October 17, 2009.  Texas EquuSearch was to be the beneficiary of a portion of the proceeds raised by the benefit.  While the intentions were very good, the benefit did not raise any money that was

Slideshow for Texas City Music Fest by the Bay

FOUND SAFE: David Risinger, 48 Yrs., Silsbee, TX, 11/06/09

11/06/09 — We are happy to announce that David Risinger, 48, has been located alive, and is undergoing medical treatment at this time.  We would like to thank all of our volunteers, the Silsbee Police Department and the Silsbee Volunteer Fire Department for their joint efforts in bringing a safe resolution in this case. 11/05/09

FOUND DECEASED: Gene Roberts, 45 Yrs., Dayton, TX, 11/01/09

11/07/09 — We are sad to report that the body of  Gene Roberts was found deceased this morning.  We would like to thank all of our volunteers who searched tirelessly in very treacherous conditions.  A special thanks go to the Dayton Police Department, the Dayton VFD, Liberty County Sheriff’s Dept., State of Texas Game Wardens, Special