Monthly Archive:: January 2011

Found Deceased: Jessie Washington, 74 Yrs., Missouri City, TX, 01/23/11

02/01/11 — We are very sad to report that Jessie Washington was located deceased. Please keep Mr. Washington’s family and friends in your prayers during their time of grief. To see news coverage of this story, please see links below. 01/28/11 — The search will continue for Jessie Washington on Saturday, January 29,

Times Picayune Article — “Founder of rescue group that found body in river is motivated by death of his teenage daughter”

Please follow the link below to read a very moving article written by Bob Ross of the Times Picayune in New Orleans, LA.  Mr. Ross interviewed Tim Miller at the time of the recovery of Brian Reed.  Additionally, he conducted interviews with family members of Douglas Schantz and Owen Castle.  He also interviewed an officials

14th Annual Lake Whitney Area Spring Rescue School

14TH ANNUAL LAKE WHITNEY SPRING RESCUE SCHOOL Hosted by: Lake Whitney Rescue Association February 19, 2011 Whitney High School FM 933 North Lake Whitney, Texas 76692 Registration is $50.00 if paid by February 11, 2011, $75.00 is paid after February 11, 2011. Pre-Registration should be sent to Randy Black, 611 South Llano, Whitney, TX 76692.

Funeral Services for Brian Reed

Funeral services for Brian Reed will be held on Saturday, January 29, 2011 at the Mount Zion Baptist Church, 100 Second Street, Saint Rose, La 70087.  Visitation is at 10:00 a.m., and the funeral starts at 11:00 a.m. Please continue to keep Brian’s family and friends in your prayers during their time of grief.

Ron Overman Update: 02/01/12

02/01/12 — I just heard from Debbie — Ron is off ventilator and is very alert. He is doing so well, and we know everyone’s prayers are being heard and answered. Thank you so much. 02/01/12 — Update from Debbie: I called the hospital at 3 a.m. and at 7 a.m. They told me Ron

Remains Discovered — Believed to be Those of Brian Reed

01/25/11 — It is with a heavy heart that we report remains were discovered today, which are believed to be those of Brian Reed. The coroner’s office will be making the positive identification. We want to thank all of the law enforcement officials and the many volunteers who were involved in this difficult search. We

FOUND DECEASED: Brian Reed, 29 Yrs., St. Rose, LA, 01/07/11

Message from Tim Miller: We would like to set the record straight on behalf of Brian Reed’s family. They have been criticized, along with Brian, for behavior that has been misunderstood. Unfortunately, we cannot choose our diseases – whether it’s Alzheimer’s, dementia, cancer or paranoid schizophrenia. Brian Reed suffered from schizophrenia, and was off his

FOUND DECEASED: Elizabeth Ennen, 15 Yrs., Lubbock, TX, 01/05/11

01/25/11 — We are very sad to report that remains thought to be Elizabeth Ennen’s have been located. The coroner has made a positive identification.  Please keep her family and friends in your prayers during their time of grief. 01/23/11 — Elizabeth Ennen, age 15, was last seen on Wednesday, January 5, 2011, at the

MISSING: Reina Marroquin, 44 Yrs., Port St. Lucie, FL, 12/31/10

01/14/11 — We have been asked by the Port St. Lucie Police Department to assist in the search for Reina Marroquin, age 44, missing since December 31, 2010. Foul play is suspected. Tim Miller, Founder and Director of Texas EquuSearch, is in Florida and has assembled a group of our Florida members in preparation of

Funeral Arrangements for Dora Edmondson — January 15, 2011

Funeral arrangements for Dora Edmondson have been finalized.  It will be held on Saturday, January 15, 2011 at the Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 4120 Crane, Houston, Texas 77026.  The visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.  The funeral for Dora Edmondson will be at 11:00 a.m.  Please continue to keep Ms. Edmondson’s family

New Member Orientation and Training — Location and Time Change

Please be advised that the New Member Orientation and Training scheduled for Saturday, January 15, 2011 will be held at the Deer Park Fire Station No. 1, 1302 Center Street, Deer Park, TX  77536 (see map below) instead of Fire Station No. 2.  There is also a time change as follows: 8:00 a.m. for new members and/or

TES New Member Orientation and Training, Saturday, January 15, 2011

The following is the schedule and location for the January 15, 2011 Orientation/Training class. CLASS ROOM INFORMATION: Our Guest Speaker for this Orientation and Training class will be our very own fellow TES member, Dr. Alvin Richard. The “Doc” will speak on “Bone Identification” and with his knowledge passed onto each of us, it will help

Video: Mock Search, November 7, 2010

11/19/10 — On November 7, 2010, Texas EquuSearch held a Mock Search, utilizing the training from our November 6, 2010 training. We had participants from five states, and we want to thank everyone who participated. A special thank you goes to Dennis and Tammy Watters from Team Watters, and Gene Robinson of RP Search Services.

FOUND DECEASED: Dora Edmondson, 87 Yrs., Houston, TX, 01/08/11

01/10/11 — We are very sad to report that the body of Dora Edmondson was found deceased today. Please keep Ms. Edmondson’s family and friends in your prayers during their time of grief. We would like to thank everyone who helped search for Ms. Edmondson during very bad weather conditions. 01/09/11 — We will begin

A Very Special Thank You

On Christmas Eve, Friday – December 24th 2010, 12 year-old Jonathan Foster was abducted from an apartment in Northeast Houston. Jonathan’s family contacted Texas EquuSearch two days later on Sunday – December 26th 2010. After receiving the initial call, two Texas EquuSearch members went to meet with Jonathan’s family and quickly determined that something bad