Emmanuel Sanchez Charged For The Stabbing Murder Of Crystal Leopold

Sanchez had a four year restraining order against him before stabbing Leopold to death.

By H. Nelson Goodson
Hispanic News Network U.S.A.

August 17, 2017

Milwaukee, WI – On Wednesday, Emmanuel Sanchez, 27, of West Allis was charged with one felony count of 1st-degree intentional homicide and a misdemeanor for violating a no contact restraining order for the August 11 stabbing death of Crystal Leopold, 24. Sanchez is being held on a $100,000 cash bond and an immigration hold was also placed. If convicted for homicide, Sanchez is facing life in prison.
According to the criminal complaint, Leopold filed a restraining order against Sanchez and Sanchez was ordered to stay away from Leopold for four years. Apparently, Sanchez couldn’t stay away and became jealous when Leopold began to date. Sanchez went to Leopold’s apartment near the 2500 block of W. Orchard St. and began to attack Leopold with a butcher knife.
A male witness who moved in with Leopold heard her screams coming from the bathroom and when he went to check, he saw Sanchez on top of Leopold. He pulled Sanchez off Leopold and took him out of the apartment. Sanchez then fled from the scene and when the male witness went back to check on Leopold, he saw a butcher knife stuck to her chest. He attempted to help Leopold, but she died at the scene, according to police.
The male witness told police that he and a woman recently moved in with Leopold to help her out.
Sanchez was later arrested near the 3800 block of W. Lincoln Ave. by police after his brother called 911 when Sanchez told him that he had stabbed Leopold with a butcher knife.
Leopold and Sanchez had a history of domestic violence in their relationship, at one time Sanchez tried to strangle Leopold.

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Sylvia Ortiz-Velez Announced Candidacy For Milwaukee County 12th District Supervisor Seat

Ortiz-Velez filed a Declaration of Candidacy to seek the 12th District seat in the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors for the 2018 Spring election.

By H. Nelson Goodson
Hispanic News Network U.S.A.

August 16, 2016

Milwaukee, WI – On Wednesday, Sylvia Ortiz-Velez announced her candidacy to seek the 12th District seat in the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors. In a press release, Ortiz-Velez stated, “I believe in representative leadership, I promise to do the right things for our community and to listen to all of your voices. I believe that public servants should be attentive to pressing issues that the 12th District faces on a daily basis. I humbly look forward to serving and representing you as your County Board Supervisor.”
The Friends of Sylvia Ortiz-Velez says, that Ortiz-Velez is a long time residents of the Southside and “she really cares about her community and would be honored to represent the 12th District on the Milwaukee County Board. Mrs. Ortiz-Velez has a proven track record of effective leadership, in taking action for the betterment of her community, because it is the right thing to do. She is dedicated, hardworking and ready to continue her effective leadership on the Milwaukee County Board. Mrs. Ortiz-Velez has a degree in political science and has been a Real Estate Broker for 15 years.”
Ortiz-Velez will be visiting Southside voters and knocking at doors in the 12th Supervisor District in the upcoming months, according to the Friends of Sylvia Ortiz-Velez.

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A.B. Quintanilla Held In Texas Nueces County Jail For Child Support Non-payment

A Nueces County judge ordered A.B. Quintanilla into custody at a child non-payment suuport hearing.

By H. Nelson Goodson
Hispanic News Network U.S.A.

August 16, 2017

Corpus Christi, Texas – On Wednesday, Nueces County Judge Missy Madery revoked A.B. Quintanilla’s, 53, community supervision and ordered him into custody during a child non-payment support hearing. Quintanilla allegedly owes $87,000 in child support since 2012, which he had failed to make full payments as required. Quintanilla has eight children. He actually made a $16.84 child support payment in September 2015, according to court records.
William Dudley, Quintanilla’s attorney told media outlets that his client had paid all of the child support, which was supposed to be paid, but the Texas State Attorney General’s office and Nueces County court records indicate otherwise.
Judge Madery told Quintanilla during the court hearing on Wednesday that she wants him to think about his “responsibility as a father” is and his child’s rights while he sits in jail. Judge Madery has not scheduled the next court hearing on the case, Quintanilla will sit in jail for now.
Quintanilla’s ex, Summer Clary filed a non-payment of child support for her son who is now 18-years-old.
Quintanilla, is a former band member of the Kumbia Kings and brother of the late Selena. In late July, he was listed as one of the ten most wanted in Nueces County in the State of Texas for non-payment of child support and contempt of court.

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Lone Gunman Kills Three Men At Great Lakes Dragaway In Kenosha County

The three slain men were from Illinois, according to the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Office.

By H. Nelson Goodson
Hispanic News Network U.S.A.

August 14, 2017

Union Grove, WI – The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) confirmed that three men (all Afro-American) were fatally shot at point blank by a lone gunman, described as an Afro-American in his 20’s at the Great Lakes Dragaway Black Sunday event. Two slain men were from Aurora, Illinois.
The deceased were identified as David L. Watson, 30, of Oswego, IL, Khalid R. Howard, 30, of Aurora, IL, and Derek K. Edwards, 26, of North Aurora, IL.
According to KCSO, the three deceased victims were at a vendors booth during the Larry’s Fun Fest (Black Sunday) when a suspect opened fire around 6:59 p.m. striking the victims. Two of the victims died at the scene and the third victim died on his way to a local hospital.
Kenosha County Sheriff Sergeant Mark Malecki, the Public Information Officer stated that the three men killed on Sunday at the Great Lakes Dragaway were known gang members from the Aurora area and the triple homicide investigation is now looking to a possible rival gang member shooting massacre.

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White Supremacists, The KKK And Neo-Nazis Domestic Terrorism Claims Three Lives In Charlottesville

Charlottesville police confirmed one dead and 15 injured after a neo-Nazi driver targeted protesters and crashed into them.

By H. Nelson Goodson
Hispanic News Network U.S.A.

August 12, 2017

Charlottesville, Virginia – On Saturday, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe (D) during a press conference sent out a stronge message to White supremacists, the KKK and neo-Nazis to go home and that their hatred and bigotry was not welcome in the state. The Charlottesville Police Department (CPD) confirmed that a 32-year-old woman was killed and 15 others were injured when a suspected White neo-Nazi plowed his car into protesters causing a three vehicle crash on Water St. and 4th St. The 32-year-old deceased victim was identified as Heather Heyer, a paralegal for the Miller Law Group in Virginia.
Maurice Jones, the City Manager for the City of Charlottesville confirmed three fatalities due to anti-racist protests on Saturday.
Another 19 people were reported injured during protests at the Emancipation Park rally. Charlottesville Police Department Chief of Police Al Thomas says that one suspect (neo-Nazi) was taken into custody in connection with a deadly crash that claimed the life of a woman.
The suspect was identified as James Alex Fields, Jr., 20, of  Maumee, OH and was charged with one count of second-degree murder.
President Donald Trump on Saturday failed to name or condemn White nationalists, neo-Nazis and the KKK as domestic terrorists.
Trump supporters and White nationalist (neo-Nazis) on Friday marched with lighted torches to promote hate, racism and bigotry at the University of Virginia-Charlottesville chanting “You will not replace us…Blood and Soil…White Lives Matter.”

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Two Teens Charged In Connection With The Chayse Olivarez Homicide In Rio Grande

Olivarez was last seen alive on July 29 and never made it to a basketball game with friends, according to the criminal complaint.

By H. Nelson Goodson
Hispanic News Network U.S.A.

August 12, 2017

Rio Grande City, Texas – On Friday, Jose Luis Garcia, Jr., 17, of Rio Grande was taken into custody by Texas Rangers and charged with capital murder in connection with the disappearance and homicide of Chayse Olivarez, 17. Olivarez was reported missing on July 30, 2017, according to the Starr County District Attorney’s Office. Olivarez body was discovered buried near a pizza business. A $15,000 dollar reward was being offered for any information leading to Olivarez whereabouts.
The Starr County Sheriff’s Office reported that another juvenile was also charged for tempering with evidence and failure to report a felony.
Both juveniles including Garcia are being held at the Starr County Juvenile Detention facility and are expected to be waive to adult court for prosecution. Garcia, if convicted is facing life in prison or the death penalty.
The investigation continues by the Texas Rangers, Rio Grande City Police Department, Starr County Sheriff’s Department, 229th District Attorney’s Office and the Starr County Special Crimes Unit.

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José DJ Galvan Charged With The Homicide Of Maria E. Mexicano In Milwaukee

Galvan allegedly choked Mexicano while driving, according to the criminal complaint.

By H. Nelson Goodson
Hispanic News Network U.S.A.

August 11, 2017

Milwaukee, WI – On Thursday, Jose DJ Galvan, 33, was charged with 1st-degree reckless homicide for the August 6 murder of Maria E. Mexicano, 40. Galvan’s bail was set at $100,000 and remains on an immigration hold, according to court records. If convicted, Galvan is facing 60 years in prison. Galvan next court appearance is scheduled for August 17 for a preliminary hearing.
According to the criminal complaint, Galvan during an argument while he was driving choked Mexicano, a passenger and apparently she grabbed the steering wheel and caused the vehicle to crash. Galvan told police that he accused Mexicano of having an affair with another man.
Police released the following statement, “The August 6 fatal crash in the 4700 block of W. Hoyt Place has now been determined a homicide. The investigation has revealed the 40-year-old female victim was strangled before the crash occurred and died as a result of those injuries.”
Mexicano died at the scene and Galvan was taken into custody and showed signs of intoxication.
The Milwaukee Medical Examiner’s office ruled Mexicano’s death as a homicide by strangulation.

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