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Wednesday, December 17, 2008 • Posted December 16, 2008 10:00 PM

Blanco Police Reports

These reports were filed between Nov 13 and Nov 21.

Nov 13

• Missing Person / Attempt to Locate. 12:00 AM. A police officer from Schertz requested Blanco County search for a reportedly suicidal female subject on medication who was injured. Officers made contact with the subject at Blanco General. EMS transported the subject to San Antonio (with Blanco Co. SO).

Nov 14

• Disturbance. 8:15 AM. A subject in a car with the caller was reportedly causing problems. The car was parked at City Hall in Blanco. An officer escorted the car to the Comal County line, where an officer from that county took over the escort.

Nov 15

• Verbal Disturbance. 12:15 AM. A Blanco PD officer, assisted by TABC and a Blanco County deputy, responded to a disturbance report at Riverside Bar & Grill. The parties involved were separated.

• Disturbance. 2:28 AM. A complainant had a gun pointed at a subject who had broken into the residence. Officers responded and secured the situation. The subject was released to his parents.

Nov 16

• Juvenile Complaint. 12:43 PM. A complainant on Pecan St. stated that a juvenile wouldn’t leave the property when asked. An officer was requested.

Nov 17

• Suspicious Circumstances. 11:40 PM. An open door was found by an officer patrolling Blanco High School. DPS assisted the officer with searching the building. The building was secured (with Texas DPS).

Nov 18

• Motion Alarm. 4:43 AM. CarQuest.

• Livestock Complaint. 4:13 PM. Two horses were on Main St. at Fulcher St. Both horses were captured and put back.

• Disturbance. 5:34 PM. Two subjects were arguing and fighting in the parking lot at Blanco Oak Apartments. An officer resolved the situation.

• Welfare Check. 11:59 PM. A complainant asked that an officer check on the welfare of a child. The responding officer reported that the child was fine, that the complainant and the child’s guardian were having a verbal disagreement, and that the situation was a civil matter.

Nov 19

• Reckless Driver. 5:10 PM. An SUV was reported weaving all over US 281, south toward Blanco. An officer did not observe any suspicious activity.

• Verbal Disturbance. 5:46 PM. Officers responded to a disturbance call on 6th St. Everything was settled at the scene.

• Juvenile Complaint. 6:51 PM. A complainant stated that she was having trouble with a juvenile.

Nov 20

• Warrant Served / Arrest on View. 7:46 PM. One subject was arrested.

Johnson City Police Reports

These reports were filed between Nov 13 and Nov 21.

Nov 13

• Alarm. 8:38 AM. Johnson City Bank Drive Thru. Everything was OK.

• Traffic Accident. 9:43 AM. An accident was reported on US 281 involving the street light pole and several street signs. A report was filed.

• Close Patrol. 10:28 AM. An officer patrolled an area to look for vandals.

Nov 14

• Noise Complaint. 2:54 AM. A diesel big-rig was reportedly left idling near the Housing Authority. An officer investigated and responded that the owner had a right to park there and that the truck was not that loud as it was the refrigeration unit running.

• 911 Open Line. 8:57 AM. 911 received an accidental call from LBJ Elementary School.

• Medical Emergency. 10:26 AM. A subject with a pacemaker was having difficulty breathing. EMS was requested. The Justice of the Peace and Crofts Funeral Home were later requested as the subject had died.

• Reckless Driver. 11:36 AM. Seven Aston Martins and a BMW were speeding southbound on US 281, passing in the no passing zone. Gillespie County was notified after officers didn’t observe probable cause to pull over the vehicles.

• Tobacco Violation. 12:55 PM. A student had tobacco at school.

Nov 15

• Motorist Assist. 8:30 AM.

• Agency Assist. 9:14 PM. An officer assisted at the Silver K property.

Nov 16

• Smoke Alarm / Agency Assist. 3:28 AM. The smoke alarm was activated at LBJ Medical Center after the heaters were turned on. The fire department reported that the system was OK and there was a little smoke.

Nov 17

• Suspicious Activity. 10:45 AM. An officer was requested to monitor storage units on US 281 for suspicious activity (with Blanco Co. SO).

Nov 19

• Traffic Accident. 9:39 AM. A report was filed for an accident on US 290 West, just east of Nugent.

• Alarm. 7:28 PM. False alarm.

Nov 20

• 911 Open Line. 3:30 PM. 911 received a call with conversation in the background. An adult stated that a child was playing with the phone.

• Reckless Driver. 7:00 PM. A minivan was reportedly driving recklessly on US 281. An officer stopped the vehicle and issued a warning for following too close.

Nov 21

• Minor Traffic Accident. 10:42 AM. A car hit a deer on US 281.

• Reckless Driver. 11:01 AM. An SUV was speeding on US 281, north of Johnson City.

• Open Door. 12:20 PM. An open door was discovered at a house. An officer secured the house.

Blanco County Sheriff’s Office Reports

These reports were filed between Nov 13 and Nov 21.

Nov 13

• Animal Complaint. 11:40 AM. An officer was unable to locate four dogs—three males and one female—who were out near 13th Street and Greenlawn.

• Suspicious Person. 9:30 PM. A caller reported a subject who was jumping in and out of traffic on US 281 while carrying a big stick. An officer was requested to check on the welfare of the subject. The subject was located on the southbound side of the highway at Twin Sisters and gave her a courtesy ride to Blanco.

Nov 14

• Prisoner Transfer. 9:02 AM. An inmate who was arrested on warrants was transferred from Webb County.

• Suspicious Person. 1:50 PM. A female subject carrying lots of bags was reported walking northbound into Johnson City on US 281. An officer took the subject to the truck stop in Round Mountain (with Johnson City PD).

• Loose Livestock. 6:33 PM. A caller requested help with a billy goat that was out on US 281 at the intersection with RR 1323.

• Welfare Check. 8:20 PM. CPS reported that a child was taken against court order.

Nov 15

• Suspicious Activity. 4:13 AM. A caller reported someone knocking on the door.

• Animal Complaint. 7:06 AM. A deer was hung up in a fence on US 290. An officer found the yearling buck and released him from the barbed wire without hurting the deer or damaging the fence.

• Loose Livestock. 8:38 AM. Three cows were reported on the shoulder of the road. An officer drove through the area and into Gillespie County but did not locate the cattle.

• Welfare Concern. 3:00 PM. A complainant was concerned about an individual. The individual was called and reported that everything was OK.

• Discharge of Firearm. 3:01 PM. A subject was reportedly discharging a firearm in the riverbed near CR 410, shooting bottles.

• Animal Complaint. 3:10 PM. A complainant stated that a dog and a donkey were walking along 962 West. An officer put the animals back into the pasture.

• Loose Livestock. 7:20 PM. A bull was reported out on RR 165, past The Settlement. The bull was put back into the fence.

• Alarm. 11:20 PM. An officer responded to a residential burglar alarm call and found the front door unlocked. The officer secured the front door and left a note.

Nov 16

• Traffic Hazard. 8:52 AM. An orange construction barrel had rolled out onto US 290 West at Flat Creek. An officer removed the barrel.

• Criminal Mischief. 1:08 PM. A juvenile was riding a dirt bike on Rust Ranch Rd. An officer spoke with the juvenile’s parents.

• Minor Traffic Accident. 6:05 PM. A Nissan car hit a deer on US 290 E at CR 215.

• Attempted Suicide. 7:34 PM. A subject had attempted suicide.

• Information. 8:52 PM. A caller found a female subject walking along the road with a 2-year-old child and a 2-month-old baby. The subject was crying as she had been left on the road by another individual. The caller gave them a ride to Hamilton Pool Rd.

Nov 17

• Loose Livestock. 4:14 AM. Three horses were on the side of US 290 West. An officer located the horses’ home on RR 1320 and put them back inside the gate (with Johnson City PD).

• Information. 9:54 AM. Smoke was seen to the south of the caller’s location. An officer found the fire and had the owner put it out.

• Alarm. 10:56 AM. Residential.

• Alarm. 10:58 AM. Residential.

• Suspicious Circumstances. 1:29 PM. An Obama sign had been painted over with KKK.

• Close Patrol. 4:46 PM. Constantly speeding traffic was reported on CR 301, even causing an individual to run off the road. An officer was requested to patrol up and down the road.

Nov 18

• Animal Complaint. 5:41 AM. A small dog and a donkey were near the roadway on 962 West. A contract cowboy was requested to take care of the animals.

• 911 Call. 6:10 AM. Transferred to Kendall County.

• Bank Alarm. 8:08 AM.

• Reckless Driver. 8:55 PM. A pickup was weaving on US 290 West. The officer found the truck parked on the side of the road; the driver was tired and parked to rest.

• Arrest. 10:13 PM. One subject was arrested on US 281 near Spring Branch.

Nov 19

• Animal Cruelty. 7:55 AM. A complainant found a box of four puppies that were dropped off on the side of RR 2766.

• Animal Complaint. 2:57 PM. An injured skunk was seen at Miller Creek RV Park.

• Motorist Assist. 9:16 PM. A caller’s vehicle broke down on US 290 West. A wrecker was on the way from AAA.

Nov 20

• Information / Followup. 6:40 PM. A caller advised that her donkey was missing. An officer referred the caller to the contract cowboy who had her dog and donkey.

Nov 21

• Pursuit. 8:37 AM. An elderly female driver in a Buick LaSabre hit a patrol car in Hays County and was pursued on US 290 at 115 miles per hour. She was stopped north of the Y.

• Welfare Concern. 9:40 AM. A caller was unable to get ahold of her sister. An officer contacted the individual and told her to call her sister.

Texas Department of Public Safety Reports

These reports were filed between Nov 13 and Nov 21.

Nov 13

• Arrest on View. 9:35 PM. One subject was arrested on US 281, two miles north of Blanco. The vehicle was released to the owner.

Nov 18

• Arrest. 4:33 PM. One subject was arrested on US 281, north of Johnson City.

Nov 20

• Traffic Accident. 5:33 PM. Two vehicles were involved in a head-on collision in front of Yett Park. A wrecker was requested.

• Reckless Driver. 7:29 PM. A caller reported a car weaving and swerving all over the roadway on US 290 West. The operator received five different 911 calls. DPS stopped the vehicle.

Nov 21

• Traffic Accident. 4:08 AM. A caller reported a Freightliner on its side on RM 2325, off RR 165. The truck had lost its load of railroad tiles and no one appeared to be around. The call was handled by Hays County (with Blanco Co. SO).

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Reports

These reports were filed between Nov 13 and Nov 21.

Constable, Precinct 1, Reports

These reports were filed between Nov 13 and Nov 21.

Constable, Precinct 4, Reports

These reports were filed between Nov 13 and Nov 21.

Game Warden

These reports were filed between Nov 13 and Nov 21.

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