Spring, Texas – October 31st, 2017: On Sunday, October 29, 2017, Deputies with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a disturbance in progress in the 4800 block of San Antonio River Drive. While in route, Deputies were advised that numerous individuals were involved in a physical altercation that had escalated with the suspects firing a gun at several other individuals.
During the shooting, a 15-year-old male was struck in the leg with non-life threatening injuries.
Upon arrival, Deputies learned the suspects had fled the scene in a vehicle. Sheriff’s Deputies notified responding and surrounding law enforcement agencies, which led to the suspect vehicle being located by Deputies with the Precinct 3 Constables Office. As the vehicle was being stopped one of the occupants of the vehicle discarded a firearm from the vehicle.Both suspects were safely taken into custody.
During the investigation, it was learned that the suspects came to the victim’s residence in the 4800 block of San Antonio River Drive, and a verbal altercation escalated into a physical altercation. During the altercation, a 19-year-old male retrieved a firearm from the residence and ordered the two male suspects to stop fighting and leave. One of the male suspects retrieved a firearm from his waistband and discharged six rounds at the other males, striking the 15-year-old male.
The suspects were arrested and transported to the Montgomery County Jail without further incident.
Arrested: Johnathan Fernandez (B/M) DOB 12-15-96-Charged with Aggravated Assault with Deadly Weapon
Arrested: Dmarcus Joseph (B/M) DOB 01-16-99-Charged with Tampering with Evidence
Fight Breaks Out At HEB Grocery Store Between Customer and Store Employee
Spring, Texas – November 21st, 2017: On November 19, 2017, deputies with Precinct 4 Constable Mark Herman’s office responded to the HEB located at 2100 FM 2920 Road, in reference to an in-progress fight disturbance inside the store. Upon arrival, Constable Deputies discovered that a female shopper and female store employee was involved in a verbal altercation. During the verbal exchange between the 2 females, two males began to intervene at which time, a physical fight began inside the store.
A total of 8 Constable Patrol cars responded, due to the crowd and quickly got the situation under control. Both Male suspects were issued class C citations and will be summoned before a Judge for their actions.
“With the Holidays here many people have short tempers, however, acting this way and violating state laws will not be tolerated. Everyone needs to be patient and set examples to be followed during these times.”- said Constable Mark Herman.
Historical Marker Stolen from Wunsche Bros. Cafe in Old Town Spring
Spring, Texas – November 13th, 2017: A historical marker belonging to the iconic Wunsche Bros. Cafe was stolen overnight from the side of their building in Old Town Spring.
Back in February, Spring Happenings published a story announcing that the famous restaurant was purchased by the Kosh Family after suffering a devastating fire back in March 2015. The Kosh Family, owners of the fine dining restaurant Amerigo’s Grille in The Woodlands, are currently restoring the Wunsche Bros. Cafe back to its original.
The marker was awarded to the historic Spring cafe during the 1980s designating it as a historical landmark. The owners of the cafe told Spring Happenings that they would like to have the historical marker returned with the offer of no repercussion or penalty. The marker has been a significant piece of the building for decades and the owners would like to have it returned as soon as possible.
If you or anyone you know has information as to the whereabouts of this item please contact Spring Happenings.
Harris County Precinct 4 Constable Shot 7 Times Remains In Hospital; Expected To Make Full Recovery
Spring, Texas – November 8th, 2017: Harris County Precinct 4 Deputy Justin Gay who was shot by a suspect remains in ICU at Memorial Herman Hospital in the Houston Medical Center.
Deputy Gay was shot 7 times by 39-year-old Constantine Argyrion Sunday evening when attempting to detain him as a suspect in a domestic disturbance case. Gay was flown by helicopter to Herman hospital where he underwent an 18-hour surgery on both of his legs.
Constantine Argyrion was charged with Attempted Capital Murder of a Police Officer.
On Wednesday, Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick along with his brothers and sisters from Harris County Precinct 4 visited Gay in the hospital. Deputy Gay remains in the intensive care unit where he is still recovering. Soon he will begin rehab where he will have to learn how to walk again. He is expected to make a full recovery.
LISTEN TO RADIO TRAFFIC FROM THE INCIDENT: VIEWER DISCRETION ADVISED…
Deputy Gay has a wife and 2 kids – this tragedy will certainly have a financial impact on his family. Constable Mark Herman and the Harris County Precinct 4 Constables Office have organized a fundraiser on December 6th, 2017 at The Enchanted Cypress Ballroom. Those that cannot attend the fundraiser but are still interested in donating can mail donations to 18482 Kuykendahl Road #191, Spring, Texas 77379. Checks or money orders should be made payable to Deputy Justin Gay.