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Son of Houston Astros First base Coach, Jose Cruz is MISSING

Jose Javier Cruz, 34, the son of Houston Astros sports icon is missing. Jose Javier Jose Javier CruzCruz was last seen at his home about 12 days ago. His pick up burned out pick up truck was found ten days ago near Katy Mills Mall. Texas Equusearch is volunteering in the search.

Jose Javier Cruz, 34, was last seen at his home about 12 days ago. But a pickup truck registered to his wife was found burned out near Katy Mills Mall about ten days ago and now Equusearch volunteers are searching the area around the mall for Cruz.

Jose Javier Cruz is an Hispanic male about six-feet tall and about 170 pounds. If you have any information about where he may be, you’re asked to call Houston police.


According to Texas Equusearch a tentative search is being planned for Thursday, June 1, 2006.

 A large scale search is tentatively planned for Thursday, June 1st, 2006, beginning at 9am. Our command center will be located at the Houston Christian High School located at 2700 W Sam Houston Pkwy N, Houston, TX 77043 (click link for map).


According to reports, Jose Javier Cruz was last seen driving to pick up his 11 year old daughter from school. He never arrived at the school and his truck was found on fire in Katy at about 4 a.m. May 20.

Texas Equusearch plans to search in the Addicks area in Fort Bend County on Wednesday according to Tim Miller.

“Time is not on our side,” said Tim Miller, director of Texas Equusearch. “Being gone a week, the vehicle being found burned out and no contact whatsoever, it just does not sound good. I don’t want to sugarcoat anything. This one doesn’t appear, right now, like it’s going to have a good ending.”

Description of Jose Javier Cruz: Jose Javier Cruz 2

Name: Jose Javier Cruz

Date Missing: 05/19/2006

Missing From: Houston, TX

DOB: 10/14/1971

Age: 34 years old

Hair Color: Black short

Height: 6’0

Weight: 170lbs

Eye Color: Brown

Sex: Male

Race: Hispanic

Complexion: Olive

Police/Sheriff: Katy Police Department

Officer/Deputy Name: Det Hughes

Officer’s Phone #: 281/3914848

Officer’s Case #: 2006845

TES Case #: 06569


Astros coach’s son missing after pickup truck fire

“We are listing him as a missing person in danger because he is not answering his cell phone,” Dickerson said Tuesday.

Dickerson said firefighters were called to the 1200 block of Pin Oak a few minutes after 4 a.m. on May 20 to extinguish flames coming from a 2005 Chevrolet pickup.

Officers searched the area around the burned truck but found nothing.

(Houston Chronicle)

Son of Astros first base coach missing

Jose Javier Cruz, 34, last talked to family members May 19 at his Houston home in the 10300 block of Huntington Place, said Katy police Capt. Gay Dickerson.


UPDATE FROM EQUUSEARCH: (6/1/06 10:00 PM EDT) The search continues for Jose Javier Cruz

Texas EquuSearch will continue the search for Jose Javier Cruz on Friday, June 2nd, beginning at 9am. We will need ground searchers, ATV’s, and horses. The search will continue on Saturday if we come up empty handed Friday. Our command center is located at the Houston Christian High School located at 2700 W Sam Houston Pkwy N, Houston, TX 77043.

Please ask your viewers/readers to contact Texas EquuSearch at 281/309-9500 with any tips or leads. They can also obtain a copy of Jose’s poster from our website

May 31st, 2006 at 01:00pm Posted by | Jose Javier Cruz, Missing, Missing Adult, Texas Equusearch | no comments

Birmingham Attorney Sandra Eubank Gregory, 34, abducted from a parking lot outside of her law office

Sandra Eubank Gregory, 34, a Birmingham, AL attorney was abducted from a Sandra Eubank Gregoryparking lot outside of her downtown law office at 8:30 AM EDT and is presently missing. She was forced in to her four-door Lexus RX 300. According to reports, there have been several withdrawals from ATM’s at three AmSouth banks.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Birmingham police have surrounded a greenish-gray Lexus in a public housing community in search of a female lawyer who was abducted at gunpoint Wednesday morning, The Birmingham News reported.

Sandra Eubank Gregory, 34, was allegedly abducted from a parking lot outside of her downtown law office at 8:32 a.m. EDT and forced into her four-door Lexus RX 300. The Birmingham News reported that police were scouring the Cooper Green public housing community in West Birmingham late Wednesday afternoon in their search for Gregory, who is also believed to have withdrawn money under the threat of force from several ATMs.

Sandra Eubank Gregory 2


Gregory was wearing a red tank top, black capri pants and several hoop earrings, Irby said. The gunman was described as wearing a striped, short-sleeve shirt with dark pants and sunglasses.

Gunman abducts Alabama attorneyThe license plate of the 2000 vehicle is 1C4850G. An empty baby seat was probably in the car, police said.

Video from the scene shows a man approach her as she gets out of the driver’s side of her vehicle. After a brief struggle, he pushes her back into the passenger side. (Watch a man walk up on Gregory as she gets out of her vehicle — 2:29)


From America’s Most Wanted, Alabama Attorney Abuducted At Gunpoint


Sex Female
Age at Disappearance 34
Hair (Color, Description, Facial Hair)blonde      


UPDATE (6:50 pm EDT): Abducted Alabama Attorney Found Alive, Suspect in Custody

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.  — A female lawyer allegedly abducted at gunpoint Wednesday has been found alive at a motel and a male suspect has been taken into custody, according to local police.

After a large-scale search, Sandra Eubank GregorySandra Eubank Gregory, 34, was discovered at a Comfort Inn in Homewood, Ala., and was being treated by paramedics. At least one weapon and money were also found.

Lt. Henry Irby told reporters Wednesday evening that Gregory appeared to be “all right.” He declined to comment further on her condition.

Police swarmed the Comfort Inn around 5:20 p.m. and arrested a man who fit the suspect’s description, holding him down on a walkway outside the second-floor motel room before putting him in the back of a police car.

(Fox News)


May 31st, 2006 at 01:00pm Posted by | abduction, Missing, Missing Adult | no comments