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Blanco County, Texas
Wednesday, August 6, 2008 • Posted August 5, 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

• Levi William Holder, of Burnet, was fined $190 for speeding on May 18 (DPS).

• Barbara Smith, of Blanco, was find $148 for unsafe speed on June 26 (CVE).

• Clifford R. Baird, Jr., of Blanco, was fined $194 for speeding on July 3 (DPS).

• Joseph Albert Sellers, of Jersey Village, TX, was fined $208 for speeding on June 14 (DPS).

• Scott Eric Lee, of Copperas Cove, was fined $190 for speeding on June 7 (DPS).

• Kathy Loomans Chittenden, of Blanco, was fined $166 for speeding on June 13 (DPS).

• Richard Martin Oney, of Pagosa Springs, CO, was fined $226 for speeding on May 18 (DPS).

• James Alan Edwards, of Weimer, was fined $184 for speeding on June 14 (DPS).

Blanco Police Reports

These reports were filed between Jul 17 and Jul 23.

Jul 17

• Noise Complaint. 12:21 AM. Yelling and screaming was reported behind the apartments on Jones Ave.

Jul 18

• Theft of Property. 3:09 PM. A caller requested to speak with an officer.

Jul 19

• Suspicious Activity. 11:50 AM. A vehicle parked on the side of Lindeman Lane smelled of marijuana.

• Welfare Concern. 5:26 PM. A caller was on the phone with someone; commotion was heard in the background and the phone was hung up. An officer responded to the residence and reported that everything was OK.

• Intoxicated Driver. 6:48 PM. A possibly intoxicated driver was reported on Main St., heading toward RR 165.

Jul 20

• Abandoned Vehicle. 7:06 PM. 7th St.

Jul 21

• Noise Complaint. 2:20 PM. Loud music reported on Jones Ave. The officer stated that the subject turned down the volume.

Jul 22

• Vandalism. 6:40 AM. The middle school was reportedly vandalized in the night, as well as sprayed with graffiti.

• Theft. 8:31 AM. A caller reported property that was missing, possibly stolen; there had been trouble in the past.

Jul 23

• Animal Complaint. 5:39 PM. A sick fox was reported in the Security State Bank parking lot.

Johnson City Police Reports

These reports were filed between Jul 17 and Jul 23.

Jul 17

• Welfare. 11:30 AM. A complainant stated that a person was being held and not allowed to use the phone. Officers responded and arrested one subject.

• Suspicious Circumstances. 4:18 PM. An officer was requested to come to the Dairy Queen regarding people in the bathroom acting suspiciously. The officers reported that everything was OK (with Blanco Co. SO).

• Complaint. 7:20 PM. A caller requested to speak to an officer in reference to the city’s leash law. An officer issued a citation for a loose animal.

Jul 18

• Reckless Driver. 11:40 AM. A vehicle attempted to run the caller off the road on US 281.

• 911 Hangup. 3:40 PM. An officer was sent to check on a hangup call. It was a misdial.

• Disturbance. 6:15 PM. A caller stated that a subject would not leave the premises. An officer arrived and separated the parties.

Jul 19

• Reckless Driver. 12:57 AM. A truck was seen driving recklessly with occupants in the bed.

• Intoxicated Driver. 7:43 AM. An intoxicated subject was reported driving but an officer did not observe the subject operating the vehicle.

• Reckless Driver. 3:43 PM. A pickup on US 281 was reportedly tailgating an 18-wheeler hauling propane. An officer located the vehicle; one subject was arrested.

• Suspicious Circumstances. 6:12 PM. A report was taken on a subject who attempted to pay with a fake $100 bill. The subject had left the business, heading northbound. Llano and Burnet counties were notified (with Blanco Co. SO).

Jul 20

• Animal Complaint. 8:18 AM. A dog was seen trying to attack the caller’s dog through the fence.

• Alarm Call. 12:34 PM. Johnson City ISD.

• Minor Traffic Accident. 4:13 PM. An officer issued a blue form for an accident at Speedy Stop.

• Animal Complaint. 6:05 PM. A caller stopped at Texaco and saw two dogs, on the other side of the fence, that looked malnourished.

• Reckless Driver. 9:49 PM. A vehicle was running the caller off the road on US 281, north into Johnson City.

Jul 21

• Criminal Mischief. 10:06 AM. Vandalism was reported.

• Alarm. 10:32 PM.

Jul 22

• Motorist Assist. 2:26 AM. Subjects in a disabled vehicle stated they would sleep in the Exxon parking lot and seek help with their vehicle in the morning.

• Noise Complaint. 11:00 PM.

Jul 23

• Suspicious Person. 9:15 AM. A subject was in the Speedy Stop parking lot, making people uncomfortable. Officers arrived, requested a wrecker, and issued a criminal trespass warning (with Blanco Co. SO).

• Suspicious Person. 3:29 PM. A person at the car wash was given a ride to Dairy Queen.

• Welfare. 6:45 PM. A juvenile was seen walking along US 281.

Blanco County Sheriff’s Office Reports

These reports were filed between Jul 17 and Jul 23.

Jul 17

• Alarm. 12:28 AM. Residential.

• Special Assignment (Traffic Control). 7:38 AM. US 290 West at Flat Creek Rd.

• Loose Livestock. 9:43 AM. Two large goats were on the west side of US 281. Officers pinned the goats.

• Theft. 11:01 AM. A caller received a bad check; the Sheriff’s Office referred the call to the FBI.

• Criminal Trespass Warning. 1:37 PM. An officer issued a warning to a subject.

• Reckless Driver. 3:09 PM. A sports car was seen speeding up and down the road.

Jul 18

• Alarm. 9:57 AM. Residential.

• Suspicious Circumstances. 10:50 AM. A complainant heard two gunshots.

• Alarm. 12:10 PM. Residential.

• Loose Livestock. 5:00 PM. Goats were out on US 290 West.

• Missing Juveniles. 8:28 PM. Two juveniles were reportedly missing for over an hour. An officer found them walking on the road.

• Suspicious Circumstance. 9:04 PM. A caller heard what sounded like two subjects yelling and screaming at each other. An officer reported that the call was unfounded.

Jul 19

• Arrest on View. 12:21 AM. A called was reportedly being held and was assaulted. An officer arrived and reported that the subject was drunk and passed out in the neighbor’s yard. One subject was arrested.

• Disturbance / Information / Assault. 9:03 AM. A complainant reported a disturbance and assault, as well as information about an arrest.

• Traffic. 2:40 PM. A coffee table was in the middle of the roadway, busted up with pieces all over the road. An officer cleared the debris to the side of the road.

• Close Patrol. 4:13 PM.

Jul 20

• Civil Standby. 9:10 AM. An officer was waiting for the caller to advise the time for the civil standby.

• Civil Standby. 9:19 AM. A caller requested a civil standby to pick up personal property.

• Road Hazard. 11:51 AM. A carcass was reported on the roadway. An officer was unable to locate it.

• Trespass / Disturbance. 12:53 PM. Subjects were seen riding 4-wheelers on a property and harassing an individual. An officer arrived and settled the disturbance.

• Alarm. 4:38 PM. Residential.

• Civil Matter. 5:39 PM. A caller requested a civil standby.

• Assault. 9:00 PM.

Jul 21

• Followup. 7:00 AM. An officer checked on surveillance cameras.

• Reckless Driver. 7:59 AM. A caller reported a vehicle that drives recklessly every morning, passing on the wrong side, tailgating, and slamming on its brakes. An officer would attempt to catch the vehicle on the next few mornings.

• Traffic Accident. 8:09 AM. TxDOT reported a vehicle in a ditch on US 281, south of Johnson City. The vehicle had hit a deer during the night and had a blowout. The blowout was fixed and the driver was back on the road.

• Criminal Mischief. 8:15 AM. A caller reported broken lights and damage to gate opener.

• Unknown. 12:25 PM. Suicide threat.

• Agency Assist. 1:23 PM. Lift assistance was requested.

Jul 22

• Retaliation. 11:10 AM. A caller reported an incident involving retaliation.

• Alarm. 10:43 PM. Residential.

Jul 23

• Sexual Assault. 10:15 AM.

• Suspicious Person. 2:24 PM. A person was seen sitting on the side of US 281. Officers couldn’t locate the subject.

• Suspicious Circumstances. 2:44 PM. A caller was worried about the welfare of herself and another individual.

• Motorist Assist. 8:16 PM. A person ran out of gas on US 281.

Texas Department of Public Safety Reports

These reports were filed between Jul 17 and Jul 23.

Jul 21

• Arrest on View. 7:17 PM. One subject was arrested on US 290 West, at the Gillespie County line.

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