09.26.10 Suspects Charged with Murder of Mixon

On September 26th, 2010 at 11:49 p.m., Baytown Police responded to a shooting the Trestles Apartments, located at 3403 Garth Road, Baytown, Texas.  Upon the officer’s arrival, Irad Mixon, a 23 year old Baytown resident, was found deceased outside of an apartment building from gunshot wounds.

After an intensive investigation spanning several days, investigators developed two suspects, who have now been charged with one count each of Murder.  The two suspects are Thomas Ford Bland, a 31 year old male from Baytown, and Courtney Nicole Mosley, a 24 year old female from Baytown.  Both suspects are currently in police custody, and charges of Murder have been filed on both through the Harris County District Attorneys Office.

The investigation indicates this was not a random act, and at least one of the suspects knew the victim.  Investigators are still collecting information and seeking possible witnesses to this crime.

Anyone who may have witnessed these incidents, or has information on any other crime is asked to call the Baytown Police Department at 281-422-8371.  You can also contact Crime Stoppers at 281-427-TIPS, submit anonymous tips online at the Baytown Police Department website http://www.baytown.org, or text keyword BAYTOWN plus your tip to 274637 (CRIMES).  Remember, Crime Stoppers pays cash and you will remain anonymous.



Detective Aaron Crowell

Public Information Officer

(281) 420.5856 office

E-mail:  aaron.crowell@baytown.org

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