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Blanco County, Texas
Wednesday, August 27, 2008 • Posted August 26, 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

• Eric Harold Throne, of Austin, was fined $166 for speeding on July 30 (DPS).

• Kenneth James Bellah, of Buchanan Dam, was fined $172 for speeding on July 11 (DPS).

• James Garland Orcutt, of New Braunfels, was fined $166 for speeding on July 19 (DPS).

• Angelyn Curran, of Canyon Lake, was fined $196 for speeding on July 11 (DPS).

• Cary Todd Lowery, of Dripping Springs, was fined $160 for speeding on July 20 (DPS).

• Laurie Denise Bailey, of Spring Branch, was fined $158 for running a stop sign on July 23 (Blanco Sheriff’s Office).

• Don Allen Rossow, of Fredericksburg, was fined $166 for speeding on July 11 (DPS).

Blanco Police Reports

These reports were filed between Aug 7 and Aug 13.

Aug 7

• Criminal Mischief. 7:15 AM. A caller made a report of damaged property.

• Motorist Assist. 5:36 PM. A vehicle had a blow-out on the US 281 bridge over the Blanco River.

Aug 9

• Information. 9:13 PM. A caller reported that a subject had not returned a car. Later, the caller had found the car; it was not stolen.

Aug 10

• Criminal Mischief. 3:07 AM. A caller made a report of damaged property.

• Criminal Mischief. 4:27 AM. A criminal mischief report was filed for property damage.

• Assault. 4:30 AM. A caller requested to meet with an officer to discuss an assault.

• Criminal Mischief. 9:09 AM. A criminal mischief report was filed for property damage on Greenlawn.

• Suspicious Person. 10:01 AM. A subject was sitting on the guardrail on the US 281 bridge over the Blanco River.

• Criminal Mischief. 10:34 AM. A criminal mischief report was filed for property damage on Greenlawn.

• Animal Welfare. 11:01 AM. A dog was reported in a vehicle at Sunset Restaurant. The vehicle’s windows were up. An officer found the owner and the dog was OK.

• Possible Intoxicated Driver. 5:53 PM. Officers were on the look out for a vehicle on RR 1623 that was possibly driven by an intoxicated subject. A Blanco PD officer spotted the vehicle on 7th St. One subject was arrested; a citation was issued for lack of driver’s license (with Texas DPS).

• Arrest on View. 8:24 PM. One subject arrested on US 281 and a DWI report was filed.

Aug 11

• Traffic Accident. 6:40 AM. A vehicle was seen against a tree on RR 165, across from The Settlement. The vehicle appeared to be unoccupied. An officer searched the area but did not find the vehicle.

Aug 12

• Animal Complaint. 3:54 PM. A black lab was at the caller’s residence.

Aug 13

• Prowler. 1:22 AM. A caller reported someone banging on the house’s windows. An officer patrolled the area and spotted juveniles running toward the middle school. The officers spoke with the juveniles.

• Reckless Driver. 5:36 PM. A vehicle was seen driving at a high rate of speed in Garden Oaks.

• 911 Hangup. 5:51 PM. Two subjects had an argument; one dropped the other off at Dollar General and left. The subject there used the officer’s phone to call someone to get picked up (with Blanco Co. SO).

• Juvenile Complaint. 7:10 PM. A runaway was reported.

Johnson City Police Reports

These reports were filed between Aug 7 and Aug 13.

Aug 7

• Alarm. 5:48 AM. Dollar General.

• Alarm. 9:22 AM. Accidental triggering.

Aug 9

• Found Property. 11:59 AM. A wallet was found at El Rancho and returned to the owner.

• Fight / Disturbance. 9:37 PM. A caller reported individuals fighting in the Exxon Travel Mart parking lot. The subjects were gone when officers arrived (with Blanco Co. SO).

Aug 13

• Welfare Concern. 6:28 PM. A complainant requested help to get to Fort Worth. An officer released the complainant to a family member.

• Traffic Hazard. 7:17 PM. Diesel fuel was spilled on the roadway near Dairy Queen.

Blanco County Sheriff’s Office Reports

These reports were filed between Aug 7 and Aug 13.

Aug 7

• Animal Complaint. 8:01 AM. A caller reported two dogs that had killed goats.

• Noise Complaint. 8:44 AM. An officer responded to a call about loud music and reported that the call was unfounded. The officer spoke with a subject about loud music and believed it should be taken care of.

• Traffic Accident. 3:11 PM. 473 West.

• Alarm. 3:27 PM. Residential.

• Reckless Driver. 5:31 PM. US 290 West from Gillespie County (with Johnson City PD).

• Suspicious Activity / Close Patrol. 6:18 PM. Johnson City.

• Comal Transfer / Disturbance. 10:05 PM. Comal County received three 911 calls from Pop-a-Top bar. Officers responded and reported that everything was OK (with Blanco PD).

Aug 8

• Suspicious Activity. 12:48 AM. A caller stated that people had set up a tent at the Blanco County Fairgrounds. 911 advised the caller, who was drunk, to refrain from contacting the subjects. An officer reported that everything was OK; the subjects were camping out due to the lack of lodging at the nearby motels.

• Motorist Assist. 1:43 AM. A motorist on US 290 East hit a deer and the vehicle’s fender was pushed up against the wheel. The responding officer reported that the fender was pulled away from the wheel.

Aug 9

• Traffic Hazard. 10:27 AM. Clothes and two mattresses were in the roadway on US 281, north of 962 West. TxDOT was notified and found the items outside Blanco County.

Aug 10

• Assault Case. 10:23 AM. An officer filed a report on an assault, taking statements from those involved and witnesses.

• Alarm. 2:21 PM. False alarm activation.

Aug 12

• Missing Juvenile. 5:04 PM. A caller stated that a juvenile ran off in Pedernales State Park. A park ranger located the juvenile.

• Welfare Check. 5:06 PM. A complainant wanted to report a missing person who had not been seen or heard from in over a week. An officer reported that the subject moved from the address earlier in the month.

• Controlled Fire Violation. 6:26 PM. A caller reported someone burning near RR 165. An officer advised that the subject would stop burning.

Aug 13

• Juvenile Complaint. 12:43 AM. An officer was requested to patrol an area of Blanco.

• Welfare Concern. 6:22 AM. A subject was seen walking westbound on RR 165, trying to wave down vehicles. The subject was gone when an officer arrived.

• Loose Livestock. 7:16 AM. A loose cow was lying by the road on RR 1623. The owner penned the animal.

• Alarm. 8:35 AM. Residential.

• Alarm. 11:20 AM. Residential.

• Possible Motorist Assist. 12:05 PM. People were seen standing around a trailer parked in the bar ditch off US 281 at the Blanco Cowboy Church. The people reportedly appeared to be in distress.

• Alarm. 4:58 PM. Accidental triggering.

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