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Former Montwood football coach denies theft allegations

Former El Paso-based Montwood High School football coach Chuck Veliz denied stealing money from the football program, even as an audit by the Socorro Independent School District showed thousands of dollars unaccounted for. The school district also claims that Veliz violated a handful of district policies and did not keep receipts or documentation of the money he handled. The FBI is currently helping to investigate the matter.

Jim Darnell, Veliz’s legal counsel, said the allegations against his client are wholly false, noting “most of the time the coach was dipping into his own pocket because [the school district and the football team] did not have enough money for things.” These allegations are accompanied by a memo given to the superintendent five days before Veliz retired, accusing him of physically touching students and players in “demeaning and unprofessional manners.” Some of the players reportedly quit the football team because of “unprofessional treatment” by the coach.

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Man said to have been stealing meat from local Austin stores arrested

Investigators from the Austin Police Department in Texas said they have arrested James Cordell Avery, a man who they claim has been stealing meat from HEB for months, according to keyetv.com.

Authorities assert that Avery has been filling a grocery cart with meat and simply walking out of the store without paying for the product. Avery is accused of stealing more than $2,000 worth of meat products from 13 stores all over Austin. Nineteen individual incidents have been estimated.

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10-Year-Old Boy Arrested on Attempted Burglary Charges

A 10-year-old boy was one of three individuals arrested earlier this month in connection to an attempted southeast Austin burglary. On April 10th, police received a suspicious persons call regarding four individuals near Cocao Circle after a person reported seeing two people jump a wooden fence.

Police responded to the call and arrested three of the four individuals, including a 17-year-old boy, a 10-year-old boy, and another minor who is also suspected in connection with a number of other burglary cases.

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