By ESTEVAN MEDRANO
Port Isabel-South Padre Press
Moves Like Jäger
At approximately 7:20 p.m., Jan. 26 an officer was dispatched to the 7300 block of Padre Boulevard in reference to a male subject walking in and out of traffic. The officer made contact with the subject and identified him. The investigation revealed that the subject had been drinking and was a danger to himself and others. He was placed under arrest for public intoxication and transported to city jail.
Shortly 12:30 a.m., Jan. 26 while patrolling the 4600 block of Padre Blvd, and officer observed a small vehicle travelling southbound and having a difficult time maintaining a single marked lane. The officer stopped the vehicle and identified the five passengers—all of whom were underage. The officer then determined that the subjects had been drinking and were placed under arrest for public intoxication.
It’s accrual world
Around 1:15 p.m., Feb. 6 an officer met with a complainant in the police department lobby in reference to a forgery. The complainant stated that a known subject served as the complainant’s accountant but they were not authorized as a signer. The investigation revealed that the subject forged the writing with the intent to defraud or harm another.
At approximately 4:25 p.m. an officer was dispatched to the 800 block of Highway 100 in reference to a verbal disturbance. Upon arrival, the officer made with the complainant who stated that she went to the store to pay a monthly rent for her sister. The complainant also advised that she knew a girl that worked there and had problems with her in the past. A witness advised the officer that they both got into each other’s faces and started pushing each other. Both females were given a citation for disorderly conduct Class C misdemeanor.
Up, Up, and a Wave
At around 6:00 p.m. March 19 an officer was dispatched to the 6200 block of Padre Boulevard regarding an intoxicated male subject jumping into the pool from a second floor balcony. The male subject was identified and placed under arrest for public intoxication.
At approximately 8:50 p.m., April 26 an officer was dispatched to 5100 block of Gulf Boulevard in reference to subjects assaulting females. The officer made contact with a second officer who already had the two subjects in custody. The second officer stated that a female complainant reported the subjects because they were touching females on their rear ends. The subjects were placed under arrest for public intoxication and taken to the city jail.
Shortly before 9 p.m., May 23 an officer responded to the base of the Queen Isabella Causeway regarding EMS assistance with a combative patient set to be transported to the hospital. The officer met with the paramedics who reported that the patient attempted to eject himself form the ambulance while the vehicle was in motions. The officer observed the subject/patient displaying signs of intoxication as he screamed his intentions to leave the scene on foot. The subject was placed under arrest for public intoxication and transported to city jail.
Stop! Hammer Time.
At approximately 3:15 a.m., May 25 an officer was dispatched to the 200 block of East Railroad in reference to an aggravated assault. The officer made contact with the male subject who matched the description given by dispatch of the subject involved. A second officer made contact with the male subject while the first officer contacted the female subject. After an investigation, the male subject was placed under arrest for aggravated assault on the female subject wielding a hammer.
The Fast and the Dubious
Around 8:30 p.m. June 1, an officer was dispatched to the base of the causeway in reference to two vehicles driving recklessly and heading into Port Isabel. Dispatch notified the officer that one of the vehicles had pulled over at the intersection of Garcia. The officer made contact with the driver who reported that a white truck had applied its breaks suddenly, causing her to break also. The female further stated that as she was going to pass the white truck, it pulled up ahead and blocked both lanes. The female stated that she had gotten upset and began waving her arms at the truck. The passengers in the white truck then reportedly started shooting “the finger” at her. The female and her passenger shot “the finger” back at the passengers in the truck then flashed a badge at the female, who stated that if the driver was a cop, his actions weren’t justified. The female stated that she did not want to file charges; all she wanted was for the driver of the truck to leave her alone.
I think he’s the one
At approximately 6 p.m., Aug. 11 an officer responded to the 100 block of E. Ling Street in reference to a disturbance. The officer observed a female subject knocking on the window and door of an apartment wearing only a long sleeve button-up shirt. The female advised the officer that she was asleep on the couch when her boyfriend woke her up and began accusing her of still being in love with an ex-boyfriend. The female also reported that her boyfriend pushed her, punched the left side of her face and then threw a lamp at her as she was running out of the residence. The boyfriend then reportedly chased the female out of the apartment holding a canoe paddle. The boyfriend then swung at the female but missed and broke a neighbor’s front porch window. The officer located the boyfriend inside the apartment and was transported to city jail.
Urine a lot of trouble!
At approximately 4:52 p.m. on Oct. 5, police were patrolling the 100 block of S. Musina St. when an officer observed a male subject in alley facing the back wall of a Stripes. As the officer drove closer to the male subject’s location, the officer observed that the male subject was urinating in public. Police proceeded to make contact with the male subject who stood with an unsteady balance and displayed red blood shot eyes. The male subject identified himself in a slurred speech and emitted a strong odor of an unknown alcoholic beverage from his breath and person. At this time the officer proceeded to place the male subject under arrest for Public intoxication and Disorderly Conduct. Police proceeded to transport the male subject to the Port Isabel Police Department to be booked in properly. Police gathered information for a report and resumed patrol.
Suffocating in debt
At approximately 2:05 p.m. on Oct. 7, police were dispatched to the 200 block of W. Madison in reference to an EMS Assist. Upon arrival police made contact with a female subject who stated that her electricity was disconnected to nonpayment and she needed her oxygen. The Port Isabel medics then arrived to location and transported the female subject to the hospital. Police gathered information for report and resumed patrol. No further action taken at this time.
A stroke of bad luck
At approximately 8:16 a.m. on Oct. 13, a police officer was dispatched to the 800 block of Tarpon Avenue in reference to an ambulance assist. Upon arrival the officer made contact with a male subject who stated he was paralyzed on his right side all of a sudden. The Port Isabel medics then arrived to the location and transported the male subject to the hospital. The officer then gathered information for the report and resumed patrol. No further action was taken at this time.
At approximately 12:43 p.m., on Oct. 17, a police officer responded to a call at the 100 block of Bridge Street in reference to an unwanted male subject at a party. Upon arrival, the officer made contact with the reporting subject and he informed the officer that he wanted the subject removed from the property as he was intoxicated and had defecated and urinated on himself. The officer knew the subject from past encounters and escorted him off the property. He was escorted until he arrived at his residence. The officer took information for a report and resumed patrol.
Do you want our cell numbers?
At approximately 1:49 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 27, a police officer was dispatched to Walmart in reference to two females that were being detained for shoplifting. Upon arrival the officer was met by the Lost Prevention Officer who stated that he had detained two female juvenile’s shoplifting. Both female Juveniles were taken into custody after the complainant stated that he wanted to file charges for shoplifting in the amount of $193.01. Both Juveniles were transported to the Port Isabel Police Department and booked for theft. All information was taken down for the report and the officer resumed patrol.
At approximately 5:20 p.m. on Nov. 10, a police officer responded to a panic alarm at a Whataburger restaurant. Procedure was followed and management was asked to step out and identify his employees for verification that the alarm had been activated accidentally. After a check of the building and identifying the employees, the property was released back to the manager. The officer took information for a report and resumed patrol.
104.7 FM the Fever
At approximately 5:25 p.m. on Dec. 12, a police officer was dispatch to the 500 block of Hwy 100 in reference to an EMS call. Upon arrival, the officer made contact with a male subject that stated he was very weak and had a high fever of 104.7. EMS arrived shortly to the location and transported the male subject to Valley Baptist in Harlingen. The officer then gathered information for a report and resumed patrol.
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