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Blanco County Public Records
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Blanco County, Texas
Wednesday, July 23, 2008 • Posted July 22, 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 Jun 5 and Jun 14.

Jun 5

• Minor Traffic Accident. 6:23 PM. A caller requested a blue form.

Jun 6

• Alarm. 12:10 AM. Strong wind triggered a security alarm.

• Theft. 1:31 PM. Tools were reported stolen from construction site.

• Alarm. 10:18 PM. Allied Body & Paint.

Jun 7

• Harassment. 1:21 PM.

• Theft. 10:20 PM. A report was taken about a stolen company truck.

Jun 8

• Alarm. 10:17 AM. Allied Body & Paint. The building was reported secure.

• Loose Livestock. 4:10 PM. Loop 163, a mile past the EMS station.

Jun 9

• Reckless Driver. 10:43 AM. A vehicle pulling an RV was seen driving all over the roadway. An officer followed the vehicle to the city limit and saw no probable cause to pull over the vehicle.

Jun 10

• Accidental Injury. 9:20 AM. An individual fell in a bathroom in Blanco State Park.

• Phone Harassment. 12:10 PM.

• Lost Property. 1:14 PM. Keys were reported missing.

• Reckless Driver. 4:16 PM. US 281, heading into Blanco.

• Welfare Check. 5:41 PM. An officer was requested to check on some individuals.

Jun 11

• Animal Complaint. 8:44 AM. A bat was seen flopping around the front door of the Gem of the Hills. Lots of people were expected later that day. The responding officer reported that the bat crawled off.

• Criminal Mischief. 9:23 AM. Broken windows were reported by a complainant.

• Suspicious Circumstances. 7:01 PM. A subject threatened the caller. An officer spoke with both parties and collected statements.

Jun 12

• Abandoned Vehicle. 7:23 AM. A vehicle was left overnight at Blanco Ice House and was blocking a construction crew.

• Juvenile Complaint. 5:33 PM. Juveniles were damaging the caller’s plant. The officers spoke with them about it.

• Reckless Driver. 8:54 PM. A truck was driving without lights on US 281.

Jun 13

• Noise Complaint. 8:48 PM. Loud and disturbing music was reported near the caller’s house.

Blanco County Sheriff’s Office Reports

These reports were filed between Jun 5 and Jun 14.

Jun 5

• Suspicious Person. 8:03 PM. A person was reported walking on US 290 East. The driver who reported the person could barely see him. An officer reported that the subject did not want a ride.

• Traffic Hazard. 9:24 PM. A large road sign was reported in the middle of the roadway. Officers removed the sign (with Johnson City PD).

Jun 6

• Suspicious Vehicle. 2:54 AM. An individual reported a vehicle parked with its engine running and a driver inside. The responding officer issued a citation for public intoxication. A wrecker was requested.

• Prisoner Transfer. 5:31 AM. An inmate was transferred to Del Valle.

• Burn Ban Violation. 7:40 AM. A large number of brush piles were seen burning on a property.

• Transport. 8:38 AM. A subject requested a ride to the county line.

• Loose Livestock. 1:20 PM. A horse was running loose on the side of US 281. The horse ran into a driveway and the complainant closed the gate. The owner was later located by the complainant.

• Traffic Hazard. 2:19 PM. Two triple-wide trailers were heading southbound on US 281, into Johnson City. The trailers were sticking 10 feet into the northbound lanes, causing traffic to swerve to avoid hitting the trailers.

• Suspicious Activity. 3:51 PM. Officers received consent and searched a vehicle on US 281. No illegal contraband was found. Blanco PD and Texas Parks and Wildlife assisted.

Jun 7

• Information. 9:33 AM. Subjects were seen putting a canoe into the river at the low water crossing on Cox Rd.

• Loose Livestock. 3:10 PM. An albino elk was seen running south in the middle of Middle Creek Rd. An officer was unable to locate the animal.

• Motorist Assist. 6:07 PM. A complainant ran out of gas on US 281, a mile north of Johnson City.

• Discharge of Firearms. 7:41 PM. A caller reported what sounded like shots from a high-powered rifle. An officer reported that everything was OK.

• Identity Theft. 7:46 PM. A complainant reported identity theft.

• Civil Matter. 9:02 PM. 911 received a report of property damage, stalking, and harassment. An officer spoke with both parties.

• Game Complaint / Poaching. 9:22 PM. Poaching was reported on RR 165 (with Texas Parks & Wildlife).

• Agency Assist. 9:49 PM. Blanco Volunteer Fire Department requested an officer to assist them on 473 West.

Jun 8

• Noise Complaint. 1:47 AM. A complainant reported a convertible with a loud music playing and occupants yelling. An officer could not find the vehicle in the area.

• Illegal Dumping. 10:26 AM. A truck was seen dumping limbs near the Pedernales River at the county fairgrounds. Responding officers found the subjects and told them to go back and pick up the limbs. Two citations were issued.

• Animal Complaint. 12:20 PM. Baby opossums were in the caller’s dog pen and the caller did not know what to do with them. An officer took care of the animals.

• Trespass. 4:46 PM. Four or five cars were parked on the bridge on Tejas Trail and subjects were jumping into the water. An officer arrived but was unable to locate the subjects.

• Possible Break-In. 10:05 PM. A caller stated that someone tried to break into the residence. An officer was requested and took an attempted burglary report (with Blanco PD).

Jun 9

• Traffic Accident. 12:20 AM. RR 1323.

• Traffic Accident. 8:28 AM. A report was taken on an accident involving an 18-wheeler on US 281, just north of Twin Sisters.

• Suspicious. 10:37 AM. A small child was seen sitting on the side of US 290 East. An officer was unable to locate the child.

• Juvenile Complaint. 9:05 PM. A caller requested to speak with an officer. One subject was taken into custody.

Jun 10

• Suspicious Circumstances. 6:24 AM. Speedy Stop had not yet open and a subject was seen pacing back and forth in front of the store, described by the complainant as strange and suspicious.

• Loose Livestock / Estray. 4:44 PM. A contract cowboy was called in to collect a dark brown burro from a subject’s property.

• Motorist Assist. 10:13 PM. A caller notified police that she would park her vehicle at the county fairgrounds overnight because her headlights were not working and she had horses in a trailer.

• Suspicious Activity / Trespass. 10:23 PM. A caller reported trespassers on the property. An officer reported that the car lights were from the neighbor’s car.

Jun 11

• Suspicious Circumstances / Agency Assist. 12:13 AM. An officer responded to a call at the Blanco Bowling Alley.

• Suspicious Circumstances. 1:47 AM. An officer took information about subjects possibly killing the complainant’s cats.

• Alarm. 8:46 AM.

• Information. 1:22 PM. An officer reviewed a surveillance camera tape.

• Suspicious Circumstances. 2:56 PM. A caller stated that subjects were shooting semi-automatic guns and the targets were facing the caller’s residence.

• Close Patrol. 4:45 PM. An officer was assigned to monitor TxDOT maintenance equipment after dark.

• Civil Matter. 6:20 PM. A caller found that, upon arriving home, the landlord had removed all the property from the residence and dumped it outside. The caller had not received an eviction notice. An officer spoke with both parties and resolved the issue.

• Animal Complaint. 8:02 PM. A neighbor’s dog was repeatedly coming across the road and attacking the caller’s dog. An officer advised the caller of their rights.

• Animal Complaint. 8:50 PM. A yellow lab was seen stepping into incoming traffic at the Y and chasing vehicles.

• Animal Complaint. 9:16 PM. The caller stated that an individual was chased by a fox. The call was referred to the game warden.

• Disturbance. 10:53 PM. A caller stated that two subjects had an argument; one had left and the other was yelling at the caller. An officer gave the subject a ride to the Sheriff’s Office to make phone calls to find a place to stay.

• Motorist Assist. 11:59 PM. An officer gave a ride to a subject who had to leave the vehicle on RR 165.

Jun 12

• Child Abuse. 2:47 PM. A report of child abuse was referred to Child Protective Services.

• Close Patrol. 8:44 PM.

Jun 13

• Information. 2:20 AM. A caller heard dogs barking and a subject talking in the woods near the residence.

• Suspicious Vehicle. 5:15 AM. A car was seen on Ave. N. When the caller’s vehicle approached the car, two subjects jumped into the car and drove off.

• Harassment. 11:16 AM. An individual was receiving harassing phone calls and needed a police complaint number for the phone company.

• Information / Close Patrol. 2:02 PM. A caller gave 911 information about threats.

• Mutual Aid / Traffic Control. 5:16 PM. US 290 East.

• Suspicious Vehicle. 7:34 PM. A vehicle was seen taking photos of houses while driving on Narrows Rd., Forest View, and Monterey Dr.

Jun 14

• Information. 12:00 PM. A caller stated that it appeared that mailboxes were opened and mail was possibly stolen.

• Loose Livestock. 3:38 PM. A black cow was loose near the bridge on RR 1320.

• Loose Livestock. 9:35 PM. A black cow was in the roadway on Hwy 32 at Cox Rd.

Texas Department of Public Safety Reports

These reports were filed between Jun 5 and Jun 14.

Jun 10

• Traffic Accident. 5:16 PM. US 281 at Rockin’ J Ranch.

Jun 13

• Traffic Accident. 3:18 PM. A motorcycle accident was reported on 473 West, right inside Kendall County.

Jun 14

• Arrest on View (DWI). 2:06 AM. One subject was arrested on US 281, two miles north of Blanco, for DWI.

• Traffic Accident. 12:09 PM. Motorcycle accident on 962 East.

• Traffic Accident. 12:19 PM. A motorcycle accident occurred on RR 1623 at Hye Albert Rd. Stonewall responded first.

• Traffic Accident. 5:06 PM. Information was taken at an accident on US 290 West at Flat Creek (with Johnson City PD).

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