Dillon Collier, KSAT 12

Dillon Collier


San Antonio, TX, United States

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Past articles by Dillon:

Police arrest San Antonio man who threatened to commit a mass shooting

Police arrested a man who told a coworker at an Amazon delivery facility that he planned to commit a mass shooting. → Read More

90 calls in single day, 6 weeks of trying, still no benefits: One Texan’s experience with unemployment office

Determined that if he could just reach a person on the other end of the phone line he would be able to figure out why he still hasn’t received unemployment benefits, Michael Ibarra recently called the Texas Workforce Commission 90 times in a single day. → Read More

What is contact tracing and why isn’t BCSO releasing results of it in the jail?

Nearly a month after Bexar County Sheriff’s officials confirmed the first case of COVID-19 inside the jail, information on contact tracing efforts has still not been made publicly available. → Read More

Capital murder charge dismissed against man accused in 2013 San Antonio cold case

A capital murder case against a California man accused of the 2013 killing of Martha Batchelor in San Antonio has been dismissed just months after a DNA match linked him to the crime, court records show. → Read More

‘Just a matter of time before people start snapping’: Inmate says spoiled food served at Bexar County Jail

Michael Rogers, 36, spoke with the KSAT 12 Defenders via telephone Thursday, despite concerns from loved ones that he could possibly be retaliated against for speaking about the conditions of the facility while still in custody. → Read More

Despite Bexar County’s request, TCDJ keeps temporary ban on inmate transfers

The Texas Department of Criminal Justice, which is battling the rise of COVID-19 in prisons across the state, will not take in new offenders, the executive director told Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff in a letter sent on Thursday. → Read More

Family says county waited too long to stop transfer of inmates to treatment facility

The family of a San Antonio man who has spent the past few months at a county treatment facility sharply criticized the decision of officials to only recently suspend transferring inmates there from the county jail, where the number of COVID-19 cases has risen dramatically in recent days. → Read More

Bexar County sheriff corporal arrested on DWI charges on Easter Sunday

A Bexar County Sheriff's Office corporal was arrested on Easter Sunday under suspicion of driving while intoxicated. → Read More

Nursing home therapist warned supervisors of possible COVID-19 exposure 10 days before deadly outbreak, records show

The staff occupational therapist at Southeast Nursing and Rehabilitation Center raised concerns to multiple supervisors that a fellow therapist had continued to work there despite possibly being exposed to COVID-19, according to text messages obtained by the KSAT 12 Defenders. → Read More

Bexar County’s annual budget could be in $100-million hole amid COVID-19 pandemic, memo says

“The situation we currently face is not unlike the Great Recession of 2008, but the impact has been more rapid and it is expected to be far worse,” Bexar County Manager David Smith wrote in the memo. → Read More

Part-time Bexar County judge handles less than 23% of court’s cases, takes home full-time pay of over $125K a year

A months-long investigation by the KSAT 12 Defenders found a Bexar County justice of the peace collecting a full-time paycheck despite hearing less than 30 percent of cases in his precinct. → Read More

These are the long-term care facilities being monitored for COVID-19 outbreaks in San Antonio

City leaders said Friday morning that they are monitoring dozens of nursing homes with poor health and safety ratings in the San Antonio area for potential COVID-19 outbreaks after 75 cases and one death were confirmed at a facility on the Southeast Side. → Read More

SAPD Park Police pushed to have in-person hearing even after attorney raised safety concerns, emails show

Supervisors with San Antonio Park Police continued to push for an officer and his attorney to appear in person for an internal affairs hearing this week, even after the attorney raised COVID-19 related safety concerns, emails obtained by the KSAT 12 Defenders show. → Read More

SAPD: Officer infected with COVID-19 worked more than 4 days after possible exposure to virus

San Antonio Police Department officials confirmed Tuesday that an officer who tested positive for COVID-19 worked for more than four days after coming into contact with a family member who may have also contracted the virus. → Read More

Despite COVID-19 pandemic, long lines continue outside downtown opioid treatment clinic

A long line of people gathered Monday morning outside a methadone treatment clinic on East Quincy Street, and separated themselves to a proper distance away from one another only after a KSAT 12 photographer began gathering footage. → Read More

San Antonio lags behind other parts of Texas in what it reports to public on COVID-19

City of San Antonio officials have made it difficult for the media to accurately show how the COVID-19 pandemic is hitting this community. → Read More

First Bexar County employee tests positive for COVID-19

A female employee assigned to the Bexar County Juvenile Probation Department has tested positive for COVID-19, a county spokeswoman confirmed Thursday. → Read More

Bexar County Jail population down more than 500 inmates after release of nonviolent offenders

The population of the Bexar County Jail has decreased by more than 500 inmates since last week as local officials deploy policies aimed at mitigating the spread of COVID-19 at the jail, among staff and within the local community. → Read More

BCSO corporal charged under state’s new indecent assault law

A Bexar County Sheriff’s corporal under investigation since late last year has been charged with indecent assault in connection to the case, BCSO officials confirmed Wednesday. → Read More

Hat disguise doesn’t work for San Antonio murder suspect who jumped bail

A murder suspect who has been on the run for nearly a month attempted to conceal himself with a cap when approached by Bexar County sheriff deputies. → Read More