Monthly Archive:: December 2009

Found Safe: R.E. “Reese” Trotty, Houston, TX, 12/23/09

R. E. “Reese” Trotty was last seen in the Reliant Stadium area of Houston on December 23rd 2009 @ 11:52 a.m. Mr. Trotty was driving a 1986 maroon-colored Chevrolet Capri Classic. Texas license plate number is unknown, but they were “Handicap” plates. The vehicle has a vinyl top, and the engine hood and trunk lid

Searcher of the Month, December 2009: Mike “Murph” Murphy

12/16/09 — Mike “Murph” Murphy has been selected as December’s “Searcher of the Month.” “Murph” is a familiar face on most searchers in Houston and its surrounding areas. He is well-liked and respected by his fellow searchers — or any one else he comes in contact with. As an experienced “Team Leader,” he always accepts

Update: Owen Castle, 12/11/09

12/15/09 — Last Friday, December 11, 2009, Owen Castle, his dad Cory and his grandma, Lisa Mills, came to Dickinson for a visit. We want to share a few pictures to show how well our little miracle child is doing. As you may recall, two-year old Owen Castle went missing in the late afternoon of

Located Deceased: Gary Arrington, 40 Yrs., Eufaula, OK, 11/14/09

12/13/09 — There will be a graveside service on Monday, December 14, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. It will be held at the Indianola Cemetery Pavilion with the Rev. Brent Jarrett officiating. Burial will be at Indianola Cemetery, Indianola, OK, under direction of Bishop Funeral Service. 12/10/09 — We are sad to report that the body

Texas EquuSearch In The News

EquuSearch’s mission moves many to join search – Houston Chronicle – Feb 29, 2009 Authorities identify kayaker’s body – Houston Chronicle – Feb 27, 2007

Florida Training Class Held November 8, 2009

The following slideshow depicts the training class held in Florida on November 8, 2009.

Search Reconnaissance Class Held Saturday, December 5, 2009

12/07/09 — Pictured above, from left to right, back row:  Ron Overman, Joseph Hopkins, Mike “Murph” Murphy and Nancy Smith — middle row:  Deborah Overman, Sara Phillips, Darryl Phillips and Tammy Risenhoover — front row:  Mary Samperi and Carolyn Keane. Search Reconnaissance is a very important ingredient in a successful search. On Saturday,  December 5, 2009,

Slideshow of General Membership Meeting Held December 3, 2009

Missing: Jennifer Hurtado, 14 Yrs., Houston, TX, 11/10/09

12/04/09 — Jennifer Hurtado, age 14, was last seen on Tuesday, November 10, 2009, at around 11:00 a.m. when she left Furr High School in Houston, Texas.  She was last seen wearing a white polo shirt, a zippered vest without sleeves, a black sweatshirt and light brown pants with medium pockets on the sides.  She

Don’t Forget TES During The Holidays

Please don’t forget to donate to Texas Equusearch during the holidays. Your donation goes a long way toward feeding horses, buying gas and supplies for searches, office costs for conducting searches, and travel expenses to get teams where they need to be. If everyone who looked at this website would donate JUST $5 – we

FOUND SAFE: Andrue Jankwitz, 3 Yrs., and Nathaneal Hale, 2 Yrs., Houston, TX, 11/30/09

12/01/09 — We are thrilled to report that missing boys Andrue Jankwitz, age 3, and Nathaneal Hale, age 2, have been found safe. They are in route to Texas Children’s Hospital for observation. We want to give a special thank you to all of the Texas EquuSearch volunteers for responding so quickly and bringing these