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Blanco County Public Records
Wednesday, May 14, 2008 • Posted May 13, 2008 10:00 PM

Public records information is compiled by Charles Willgren from reports filed at the Blanco Police Department, Blanco County Sheriff’s Office, Blanco Volunteer Fire Department, Blanco County Clerk, District Clerk, and Justices of the Peace offices.

Justice of the Peace, Precinct 1, Criminal Cases

Convictions will not appear this week.

Justice of the Peace, Precinct 4, Criminal Cases

Convictions will not appear this week.

Blanco Police Reports

These reports were filed between Apr 25 and Apr 30.

Apr 25

• Burn Ban Violation. 11:21 AM. An officer gave a verbal warning to a subject who was burning in the city.

• Traffic Hazard. 4:12 PM. A tire was reported in the middle of US 281.

• Wide Load Escort. 4:53 PM. Blanco officer escorted a wide load from south of town to US 290 East and handed it off to Johnson City PD.

• Disturbance. 6:01 PM. Several male subjects were involved in a verbal disturbance on 8th St.

• Criminal Mischief. 9:59 PM. Windows were reportedly broken at a business.

Apr 26

• Possible Intoxicated Driver. 8:52 PM. Blanco Ave.

• Alarm. 11:12 PM. Blanco Middle School.

Apr 28

• 911 Hangup. 12:05 AM. A 911 operator attempted twice to call back after a 911 hangup. A responding officer reported that the residence was locked.

• Animal Complaint. 12:28 PM. A large black lab was running loose near the Blanco National Bank drive-thru. An officer took the dog to the veterinarian’s office, where the owner later took custody of the dog.

Apr 29

• Suspicious Person. 12:53 PM. Church of Christ helped find a place for a person, who was passing through town, to sleep.

• Alarm. 7:05 PM. Blanco Valley.

• Disturbance. 8:00 PM. An individual was reportedly assaulted by a subject who then left the scene. Officers tracked down and arrested the subject.

• Animal Complaint. 10:12 PM. A hurt dog was reportedly limping around 3rd St. It was taken by an officer to the veterinarian.

Apr 30

• Alarm. 9:58 AM. Vintage Cottage.

• Civil Standby. 12:51 PM. A caller wanted an individual to leave the residence.

• Minor Traffic Accident / Information. 7:36 PM. A caller was reportedly involved in a minor traffic accident at Dairy Queen. The caller and the other driver exchanged information, but the other gave false information. An officer went to the other driver’s house.

• Information / Statement. 8:16 PM. An officer took a statement about a complaint.

Blanco County Sheriff’s Office Reports

These reports were filed between Apr 25 and Apr 30.

Apr 25

• Traffic Hazard. 9:31 AM. TxDOT responded to US 281 to clear gravel that was reported all over the roadway. Blanco County Sheriff’s Office, Blanco PD, and Blanco VFD assisted.

• Trespassing. 3:52 PM. Cox Rd at river.

• Motorist Assist. 9:10 PM. US 290 West. Motorist had assistance en route.

• Alarm. 11:20 PM. Super S in Johnson City.

Apr 26

• Vandalism. 7:17 AM. A criminal trespass warning was issued.

• Loose Livestock. 11:25 AM. A black goat was tied to a gate off US 281 to keep him out of the roadway.

• Traffic Hazard. 12:44 PM. A minivan was broken down on US 290 West, partially blocking a lane. A wrecker was requested.

• Theft. 2:20 PM. Items were reported missing from a residence.

• Loose Livestock. 3:50 PM. Horses were out on the caller’s property.

• Traffic Accident. 10:16 PM. CR 308 (with Texas DPS).

Apr 27

• 911 Open Line. 5:53 AM. Weather-related.

• Animal Complaint. 3:01 PM. Dogs were relocated to SPCA in Austin after reportedly attacking an individual.

• Loose Livestock. 7:20 PM. Two small calves were reported out near RR 3232.

• Welfare Concern. 9:01 PM. A subject driving a vehicle on RR 165 looked very disoriented. The caller asked an officer to check on the subject.

Apr 28

• Burglary of a Habitation. 12:24 PM. Motorcycles and other property reported stolen.

• Prisoner Transfer. 1:19 PM. Inmate transported from Kerr County.

• Suspicious Circumstances. 1:56 PM. A caller reported mailbox damage on Red Corral Ranch Rd.

• Smoke Investigation. 2:24 PM. Smoke was reported off RR 1888; it was later reported that the smoke was gone.

• Traffic Accident. 5:41 PM. A vehicle hit a tree off RR 1. Gillespie County was notified and Stonewall first responders assisted. The state trooper confirmed that the accident occurred inside Blanco County, however. One subject was taken to Hill Country Memorial Hospital and later arrested (with Texas DPS).

Apr 29

• Traffic Accident. 1:18 AM. A vehicle hit an elk on US 290 West, heading toward Johnson City. The caller reported that a vehicle hit a deer and spun around. The vehicle was towed.

• Abandoned Vehicle. 6:10 AM. An abandoned vehicle on north of the Y, on US 281, was towed.

• Loose Livestock. 9:41 AM. Cow out near RR 165.

• Animal Complaint. 10:28 AM. A bat was taken to Blanco Veterinary Clinic, which recommended that the bat be sent in for rabies testing.

• Criminal Mischief. 2:48 PM. Three or four mailboxes were damged on Red Corral Ranch Rd.

• Information. 4:28 PM. A caller requested to speak with a Sheriff’s Deputy.

• Possible Break-In / Information Only. 4:42 PM. An officer was requested to come to a residence.

• Suspicious Circumstances. 9:04 PM. A caller heard noises in the night and asked an officer to investigate.

Apr 30

• Loose Livestock. 4:53 AM. Dairy cows were reported on RR 165 at Tejas Trail.

• Information. 6:44 PM. Information needed regarding trespassing.

Texas Department of Public Safety Reports

These reports were filed between Apr 25 and Apr 30.

Apr 25

• Arrest on View. 12:16 PM. 8th St.

Apr 27

• Arrest. 12:05 AM. One subject arrested at the Shell Station in Blanco.

Game Warden

These reports were filed between Apr 25 and Apr 30.

Apr 25

• Animal Complaint. 2:30 PM. A raccoon was reportedly acting strange.

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