Monthly Archive:: July 2011

Found Deceased: Amber Elkins, 20 Yrs., Humble, TX, 07/24/11

07/31/11 — We are very sad to report that the body found by our searchers on Sunday, July 31, 2011, has been positively identified as that of Amber Elkins. We want to thank everyone who participated in this search. The conditions were especially hard due to the heat we are experiencing. We would also like

Message to Volunteers — Kevin Gonterman Search

Texas EquuSearch wants to let you know that the missing man from Monday morning’s search, Kevin Gonterman, is now on his very long road to recovery. However, we firmly believe that Kevin would not be alive today, had it not been for the dedicated, selfless volunteers – that dropped everything they were doing to go

Missing: Kara Rigdon, 27 Yrs., Gravel Switch, KY, 07/17/10

07/27/11 — Tim Miller, Founder and Director of Texas EquuSearch, was in KY this week working closely with the Kentucky State Police on this case. We plan to return in the near future to conduct a search. To see news coverage of this case, follow links below. http://www.lebanonenterprise.com/content/still-missing-still-searching-national-search-team-takes-kara-tingle-rigdon-case http://www.wave3.com/story/15160794/professional-team-added-in-search-for-kara-rigdon http://www.lebanonenterprise.com/content/national-search-team-takes-kara-tingle-rigdon-case http://www.wkyt.com/news/headlines/126227158.html?ref=158 http://www.wlky.com/news/28679426/detail.html 03/14/11 — Unfortunately,

Searcher of the Month, July 2011: Robert Powell

07/26/11 — We are proud to announce that Texas EquuSearch member, Robert Powell, has been selected as “Searcher of the Month.” Robert has been a member of Texas EquuSearch for about three years. He has proven himself to be a vital part of our organization’s success in locating missing persons. On July 25th 2011, Robert

Found Safe: Kevin Gonterman, 25 Yrs., League City, TX, 07/23/11

07/25/11 — Thanks to the quick response of Texas EquuSearch and their dedicated volunteers, Kevin Gonterman has been found alive, and is now being transported to the hospital for treatment of the injuries he sustained. Mr. Gonterman had fallen into a 30′ man hole, and was eventually rescued by the Houston Fire Department. Please keep

GENERAL MEETING — Texas EquuSearch Members Only, Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.

Attention all members of Texas EquuSearch: All of your training has finally paid off. Texas EquuSearch has been raised to a higher level, and has received the huge honor of being put on the list of First Responders for natural – and man-made disasters throughout Texas. Therefore a “Texas EquuSearch General Meeting” will be held

Found Safe: Derrale Howard, 25 Yrs., Dickinson, TX, 03/10/11

03/30/11 — Derrale Howard has been found safe in the Ft. Lauderdale, FL area. 07/24/11 — Derrale Howard, age 25, was last heard from by his family on or about March 10, 2011. Derrale traveled to Ft. Lauderdale, FL during spring break, and possibly remained in the area. He has a horoscope tattoo on his

Missing: Armando “Art” Ramirez, 55 Yrs., Travis County, TX, 06/14/02

Art was last seen at about 10:00 pm on June 14, 2003. His vehicle was seen around the 15500 Block of FM 969 on June 15th. The vehicle Art is driving is a 1989 Dodge Ram Cahrger 2dr., Blue and Grey with Texas license plate # N02-ZXD. To see news coverage of this case, follow

Found Deceased: Ashley Crawford, 26 Yrs., Pleasant Point, W. Virginia, 06/16/11

08/11 — We are very sad to report that Ashley Crawford was found deceased. Please keep Ashley’s family and friends in your prayers. Jeffrey Crawford is still missing — his information is on a separate post. 07/23/11 — Ashley & Jeffrey Crawford, ages 26 and 29, respectively, were last seen on June 16, 2011 in

Thank You to Bayou Belles Charity Service Organization

04/13/11 — We want to extend our sincere thank you and appreciation to Angeline Auzeene, Founder and President of the Bayou Belles Charity Service Organization, for organizing their Second Annual Charity Gala benefiting Texas EquuSearch. We also want to thank all of the Belles who so generously gave their time and hard work. Additionally, we

Found Deceased: Matthew Arzate, 21 Yrs., Canyon Lake, TX, 06/25/11

07/14/11 — The funeral arrangements have been made for Matthew Arzate, as follows: Visitation — Sunday, July 17, 2011 at Mission Park North Funeral Home, 3401 Cherry Ridge, San Antonio TX 78230, between 1:00 p.m. and 9 p.m., with Rosary at 7:00 p.m. Monday, July 18, 2011 — Mass at 10 a.m. at St. Gregory

Missing and Endangered: Katherine Phillips, 4 Mos., Ludington, MI, 06/29/11

07/08/11 — An Amber Alert has been issued in this case.  Katherine Phillips, age 4 months, was last seen on June 29, 2011 in Ludington, MI.  She was last seen wearing pink shorts and a pink tank top with black and pink flowers.  If you have any information, please call the Ludington Michigan Police Dept.

Video: CNN’s Mike Brooks’ Second of Two Interviews with Tim Miller Concerning Search for Caylee Anthony

07/05/11 — On March 20-21, 2011, Mike Brooks of CNN’s In Session and Headline News traveled to Dickinson, TX to conduct an extensive interview with Tim Miller and some of the Texas EquuSearch volunteers. See the second of two interviews of Tim Miller concerning the Caylee Anthony search.

Video: CNN’s Mike Brooks’ First of Two Interviews with Tim Miller Concerning Search for Caylee Anthony

07/05/11 — On March 20-21, 2011, Mike Brooks of CNN’s In Session and Headline News traveled to Dickinson, TX to conduct an extensive interview with Tim Miller and some of the Texas EquuSearch volunteers. See the first of two interviews of Tim Miller concerning the Caylee Anthony search.

Found Deceased: Albert Jones, 79 Yrs., Pasadena, TX, 07/02/11

07/07/11 — We are sad to report that Mr. Jones was found deceased. Please keep his family and friends in your prayers during their time of grief. 07/03/11 — A search will begin at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, July 4, 2011.  The Command Center will be located at the Matagorda Volunteer Fire Dept., 230 Market