TXEQ In Action Archive

County Approves Funding to Pull Cars from the City’s Bayous

Houston City Councilman Michael Kubosh and Tim Miller have rallied for years to get the City of Houston to have the over 100 cars located by Texas EquuSearch, using their sonar equipment, removed from Sims Bayou. A contract for $218,000 has been awarded to a company to begin removal of the cars. Follow link below

New Member Orientation/Training, Saturday, December 10, 2016

Texas EquuSearch will be holding a New Member Orientation/Training for new members and/or current members who have not previously attended an orientation class, and we invite you to attend. This training is important, and the content is mandatory for all members. If you are a new member, please make every effort to attend this class. The Orientation/Training will

February 7, 2015 EquuSearch Meeting

Texas EquuSearch will be having a special meeting concerning two — especially important upcoming search operations that we will be conducting in the very near future. One of the searches that we will be discussing is the planned recovery of several dozen submerged vehicles from Houston’s bayou system. Two years ago, Texas EquuSearch discovered over

Documentary about HPD’s Homeless Outreach Team

We are fortunate to be able to work in tandem with many law enforcement agencies. There is a new documentary about the work being done by Houston Police Dept’s Homeless Outreach Team. Please give it a watch! “The Shepherds in Blue: How Community Policing is Guiding People Home” is a newly completed film that shares

Team Leader Training & Recon Training Class 4/5/14

Hey, folks. This is just a reminder that Texas EquuSearch is constantly growing, and there has been a significant increase of law enforcement investigators requesting our help on missing person cases. Therefore, Texas EquuSearch will be having a “Team Leader Training & Recon” class on Saturday – April 5th 2014. The class will begin at

Reminder – Texas EquuSearch General Meeting (3/15/2014)

Hey folks, this is just a reminder. Texas EquuSearch will have a General Meeting on Saturday – March 15th 2014 in the “Great Room” at Sagemont Church. Sagemont Church is located at 11300 S. Sam Houston Pkwy E., Houston, TX 77089. Enter through the doors behind the privacy fence on the northeast side of the

Tommie Lowery Search Resumes

The search for 68 year old Tommie Lowery will resume on Friday –January 17, 2014. The search will begin at 9:00 A.M. The Command Post will be at Alexander Deussen Park (Google Map) 12303 Sonnier St. Houston, TX 77044 (Pavilion #4 by the Lake Houston Dam). We will be in need of searchers on foot

Merry Christmas to Each and Every One of You! Thank You for all You Do!

Follow the link below to read Texas EquuSearch’s December 2013 Newsletter.  Each of our newsletters contains information that might be of interest to our members … such as a Search Tip, case summary of a few of our recent cases, special announcements, training schedules and a “Final Thought.” The purpose of our newsletter is to

Apparent Murder Victim Found While Searching For Missing Dementia Patient

The search for 68 year-old Tommie Lowery had to be temporarily suspended today, because members of the Texas EquuSearch team located the body of adult male in the wooded area where they had been searching for Tommie. However, the body found today is NOT Tommie Lowery. The search for Tommie was suspended so that Harris

Saturday – 11/09/13, Texas EquuSearch Assisting the Sabine County Sheriff’s Department, in Need of Searchers on Foot and ATVs

Texas EquuSearch will be assisting the Sabine County Sheriff’s Department in the search for 28 year-old Alfred Wright beginning at 12:00 p.m. today, Saturday – November 9th 2013. We will be in need of searchers on foot and ATVs. Our staging area is at the Sabine County Sheriff’s Department, located at 310 E. Main St. in

David Rader and the Ohio Chapter of Texas EquuSearch – a Special Invitation, We Honorably Accept, from the Ohio Army National Guard-Hamilton Ohio

“We are having our annual Open House on Sept 14, from 10am to 2pm at the armory. Our mission for the Open House is to raise awareness of the National Guards mission. That mission also coincides with our local First Responders in our community. The mission involves those that are working on the mission. These

Ohio Chapter Mock Search Training

The Ohio Chapter of Texas EquuSearch will be holding a mock search October 5, 2013.  During the search, we will be utilizing ATV, ground searchers, paragliders, and local law enforcement has been invited to participate also.  This search is to hone our skills to be prepared in the event that we are called in to

Slideshow: Ohio Chapter Fundraiser, June 2013

The slideshow below depicts the fundraiser held at Buffalo Wild Wings at 1081 Smiley Blvd., Forest Park, OH 45240.

Texas EquuSearch Fundraiser, July 13, 2013, 8:00 a.m. through 2:00 a.m. — Ronnie’s Hog Heaven

06/28/13 — Cheryl and Buddy Manchac of Ronnie’s Hog Heaven are hosting a fundraiser “Searching for Hope” on July 13, 2013 from 8:00 a.m. through 2:00 a.m. The address is 4355 F.M. 517 Road East, Dickinson, TX 77539, (281) 309-0599. There will be a Garage Sale: 8:00 a.m. through 12:00 p.m.  The garage sale is being held

Long-Time Members Jan and Alvin Tipps — Victims of Theft

06/19/13 — Please be on the lookout for the equipment pictured above. Long-time members Jan and Alvin Tipps had been on a search yesterday. After the search, the Tipps stopped at the Golden Corral located at 12500 Gulf Freeway (Fuqua St), Houston, TX 77034. They came out of the restaurant after only being in there