"His response was, 'I've got work to do, '" he said. He was unable to escape his patrol auto near I-45 and the Hardy Toll Road. He said officers kept watch over the area overnight.
"Because as much as we wanted to recover him last night, we could not put more officers at risk for what we knew in our hearts was going to be a recovery mission", said Chief Acevedo, holding back tears.
The department's dive team finally located the officer's body around 8 a.m. Tuesday. Perez served on the force for 34 years and was now assigned to the traffic enforcement division.
The chief added, "I had the privilege of notifying his wife and his son and extended family that he died and laid down his life".
Acevedo said that when roll call was taken Monday morning, authorities noticed Perez was missing. The New York Postreported that officials had informed them that Perez had tried to get out of his patrol auto, but the waters were too treacherous.
"It was too treacherous to go under (into the floodwaters) and look for him", Acevedo said, his voice cracking with emotion.
President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump headed to Texas Tuesday to survey the damage caused from Hurricane Harvey and show their support for Texans affected by the largest natural disaster to hit the state in more than a decade.
Head coach Bob McAdoo told the media that the injury that his star wide receiver had suffered was not as severe as it had looked. According to the report , Beckham missing the first couple of weeks of the season is "not out of the question".
The new NSR vehicle is styled after the Mario Bros. and features a different color and logo depending on which team you are on. After months of fan outcry and downright begging, Rocket League was finally announced for Nintendo Switch a few months ago.
There's no word from the White House about whether Trump suffered eye damage, but he appeared to look up for only a brief moment. ET, peaked at 2:42 p.m., and was set to end at 4:01 p.m., The Washington Post reported .
The park ranger said that Schneck admitted to wanting to do harm to the Dowling statue because he did not "like that guy". Schneck has been charged with attempting to maliciously damage or destroy property receiving financial assistance.
Sonny Bill Williams crashed over in the 34th, then Crotty scored his second in the last minute of the first half. All Blacks captain Kieran Read described his side's sublime first-half attacking blitz as "surreal".
West Bromwich Albion have turned down a £18m bid from Manchester City for defender Jonny Evans , according to the Guardian. Eliaquim Mangala is not in favour at City, and has been linked with Inter Milan.
The UN estimates that about 25,000 civilians may remain in the city risking IS sniper fire and mines in the city. Amnesty said the testimonials they collected suggested cluster bombs had been used in some of the attacks.
The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index lost 0.59 percent and MSCI's gauge of stocks across the globe shed 0.48 percent. The dollar index.DXY, which tracks the greenback against six major currencies, rose 0.35 percent for the week.
Former Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra has fled overseas , sources say, ahead of a verdict in her trial over a rice subsidy scheme. The rice subsidy plan Yingluck oversaw paid farmers about 50 percent more that they would have made on the world market.
Congress approved sanctions against Russia for meddling in the 2016 U.S. election and for its aggression in Ukraine and Syria. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Moscow would respond after a closer examination of the US announcement.
Thirteen people were killed and more than 100 people injured after a van was rammed into crowds along Barcelona's Las Ramblas. Not many teams go to the Nou Camp and win - and the majority of those that do need a bit of luck on their side along the way.
13 police personnel killed in Myanmar terror attacks
The fighting has killed 89 people and forced thousands of civilians - Rohingya and ethnic Rakhine - to flee their homes. Such attacks deserve to be condemned in the strongest possible terms, " an official statement said .
Three brawls mar Tigers-Yankees game
Tigers ace Justin Verlander?was also seen arguing with teammate Victor Martinez in the dugout during one of the skirmishes. The Yankees have been doing their part with wins in seven of nine after a 10-2 victory at Detroit on Wednesday.
Maersk to sell oil, gas business to Total
Total will gain about one billion boe in proven and estimated reserves, more than 80 per cent of it under the North Sea, it said. That will make the Danish company the second-largest investor in the French giant, according to data compiled by Bloomberg .
State's jobless rate still at 3.4%
Hospitality jobs, for instance, generally don't pay as well, and are generally less secure, than professional work. Farm industries added 1,800 jobs on a month-over basis, while nonfarm industries shed a net 4,900 jobs.
Powerball Tops $535 Million Entering Weekend
Wednesday night, IL players won more than 88,500 prizes ranging from $4 to $150,000, even though there was no jackpot victor . Powerball fever is in full-swing with the 5th largest jackpot in the history of the game going down Saturday night.
Over 33 lakh people affected by floods in State
A PHC building collapses under the impact of flood waters at Arikata village in Dhubri district, on Tuesday. Flood situation in these states is worsening as rivers flowing through the regions are still out-breaking.