Abby Christina Hellauer and Geoffrey Clark Geiger

Abby Christina Hellauer and Geoffrey Clark Geiger are happy to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. The couple will be married in their favorite destination, Cape Cod. The intimate, outdoor ceremony will take place October 5, 2018 among close friends and family at the historic Lighthouse Inn in West Dennis, Massachusetts. A reception is to follow with a traditional New England lobster and clambake. Abby’s siblings, twins Matthew and Molly, will officiate the wedding.

Abby, daughter of Terry and Brian (Shelton, CT), works for Rutgers Global—Study Abroad in New Brunswick, NJ and is pursuing a Master’s Degree in Student Affairs from the Graduate School of Education at Rutgers. After graduating from Sarah Lawrence College in 2012, Abby spent time working in Florence, Italy. She is a lifelong swimmer and sometimes mermaid, passionate activist, poet, fluent in Italian, and expert in all things glitter.

Geoffrey, son of Judy and Mike (Humble, TX), is a private fine-wine collection manager based in central New Jersey. He recently served as an e-commerce wine and spirits buyer and retail shop manager in Brooklyn, NY. He is an Humble High School alum, studied history at the University of Texas-Austin, is an avid diner placemat collector, a former New York City tour guide, actor, and served as Managing Editor for Humble’s Tribune Newspaper between 2011-2013.

Abby and Geoffrey fell in love in Brooklyn in early 2015. The couple will be combining their last names and hope to lay a feminist foundation for their future family. They reside in Edison, NJ with their little black cat Stella.

Houston police are asking for the public's help in identifying an individual wanted for questioning in the case of human remains found at 10611 F.M. 1960 about 10:10 a.m. on March 24.  

The identity of the remains is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.  

HPD is seeking anyone with information on the identity of a male seen in the area two weeks prior to the victim's discovery.  He is described only as being in his early to mid-20s with short dark brown hair and long bangs that went across his face.  He is about 5 feet 4 inches to 5 feet 8 inches tall, with light skin and was wearing a gray and black plaid shirt.   He was driving a teal or bluish green Chevrolet Silverado extended cab pickup truck.  The back left passenger window was broken and had what appeared to be cardboard over the window.  The truck is described as having lots of rust and looking as if it had been wrecked several times. A photo of a similar style truck is attached to this news release.

HPD Homicide Division Detectives A. Barr and M. Perez reported:  

HPD Marine Patrol officers were flagged down by witnesses regarding a suspicious black trash bag found by volunteers picking up trash along a bridge near the above address.  Officers saw what appeared to be human hair in the bag.  HPD homicide investigators responded to the scene and confirmed human remains in an advanced state of decomposition inside the bag.    

Witnesses later reported seeing a white male (described above) on the bridge at the above address about two weeks before the bag was found.  The male exited the truck from the front passenger side and then threw a black plastic bag off the bridge.

Anyone with information in this case, on the identity of the deceased male, or the male described above is urged to the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.  

Reed

On March 2, a deputy with Constable Mark Herman’s Office responded to the 19700 block of River Brook Court, in Atascocita, in reference to an out of control adult male. As the deputy entered the residence she was met by a male, identified as Timothy Reed. Reed was holding a 10 gauge shotgun and refused to drop it. Reed raised the shotgun, pointing it at the Constable Deputy, forcing the deputy to fire one round. Reed dropped the gun and the deputy was able to detain him. Neither Reed nor the deputy were injured.

“Timothy Reed was arrested and booked into the Harris County Jail, charged with Aggravated Assault of a Public Servant. His bond and court information has been set at this time.” – Constable Mark Herman

Charge: Aggravated Assault of a Public Servant
Bond: Not set
Court: Not set
Status: Currently in Jail

 

A Humble police officer who was shot in the chest Wednesday after a robbery turned into a chase, left the hospital all smiles.

KPRC Reporter Sofia Ojeda was there to greet him with a big hug and ask him if he was OK.

"They didn't get me," officer Cliff Goddard said after raising a thumb to KPRC 2 cameras.

According to police, the incident started after officers were called just before midnight to a home on North Avenue D for a report of a robbery.

The caller told police the suspects got away in a black Chevy Camaro. Goddard spotted the car on the way to the home and tried to pull over the driver, police said. Instead, the driver sped away, leading Goddard and other officers on a short chase, according to police. 

The chase ended when the suspected robbers crashed the car into a parked vehicle in the parking lot of a Pappas Bar-B-Q on Highway 59, police said. The passenger was arrested, but the driver ran across Hwy. 59 into the parking lot of Taqueria Arandas, police said.

According to investigators, officers used a Taser to try to arrest the driver, but were unsuccessful.

Police said when officers continued to run after the man, he pulled out a gun and started shooting at the officers. Goddard was shot in the chest and arm, police said. Two other officers returned gunfire, hitting the man in the pelvic area, police said.

According to investigators, Goddard, who was not wearing a bulletproof vest, drove himself to Memorial Hermann Northeast Medical Center while the other officers arrested the suspected gunman.

Goddard was listed in stable condition.

His mother and sister said when he was shot a bullet went through his chest and came out of his arm. Goddard didn't require surgery or stitches. Doctors placed bandages over his wounds and released the 47-year-old officer.

The robbery suspect was taken to Ben Taub Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. He was taken into surgery and was in stable condition.

The Humble Police Department and Harris County District Attorney’s office are investigating the shooting.

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Humble Police say one person is dead after they drove their truck into the back of a wrecker. The fatal accident happened on U.S. 59 and 1st Street in Humble. Stephen Ward, a wrecker driver from Splendora was blocking traffic with Humble Police Department on US 59 when a pickup truck slammed into the back of his tow truck. The Humble Fire Department responded to the scene and extinguished the fire from the driver’s vehicle. The driver of the pickup truck was found dead on the scene. Ward and his wife Dusty were both transported to the hospital with serious injuries.