PRESS Staff Report
January 22, 2015
Father doesn’t always know best
At approximately 9:12 p.m. on Jan. 2 a police officer was dispatched to the 100 block of Michigan Street in reference to a male subject who had been drinking and wanting to drive. Upon arrival the officer made contact with a female subject who advised that her father had been drinking with friends and that he now wanted to take the keys to their truck to go get more beer. The officer made contact with the male subject and advised him that he was in no condition to drive and suggested that he call it a night. The male subject complied and went inside without incident.
A Shoe-in for the Blotter
At approximately 3:27 p.m. on Saturday Jan. 3 police, along with Port Isabel EMS, were dispatched to a Stripes store in reference to a male subject with a swollen and bloody foot. Police gathered information needed for a report and resumed patrolling the city.
At approximately 8:10 p.m. on Jan. 3 police were dispatched to 1800 block of Michigan Street in reference to a dog bite. Upon arrival an officer made contact with a female subject who advised that a male juvenile she had been watching had been bitten by her nephew’s dog. E.M.S personnel arrived and evaluated the juvenile and the female subject agreed to take him to the Urgent Care Clinic in Brownsville. Port Isabel Animal Control arrived and took custody of the dog for a 10 day quarantine.
You look like you’ve seen a Holy Ghost
At approximately 8:20 a.m. on Jan. 4, a police officer was dispatched to the 700 block of Longoria Street in reference to an EMS call. Upon arrival the officer made contact with a male subject who was attending Mass at the church who looked very weak and pale. The male subject stated that he had passed out. The medics then arrived to the location and transported the male subject to the hospital. The officer then gathered information for a report and resumed patrol.
Don’t keep the meter running
At approximately 2:12 p.m. on Jan. 4, police were dispatched to the eastbound lane of the Causeway in reference to a stranded motorist. Upon arrival an officer made contact with the driver of a taxi that had a flat tire. The driver of the taxi advised that the vehincle’s owner was on his way to assist. He then drove the taxi off the causeway. The officer gathered information for a report and resumed patrol.
Don’t come back now, ya hear?
At approximately 9:33 p.m. on Jan. 5 a police officer was dispatched to a Walgreen’s store in reference to a female customer yelling at a store employee. Upon arrival, the officer made contact with the store manager who advised that the female customer had just left in a grey Volvo heading toward H.E.B. The officer made contact with the female subject in the parking lot of H.E.B. and informed her as per Walgreen’s management she was no longer welcome at their store. The female subject agreed to comply. The officer then gathered information for a report and resumed patrol.
“Too chicken to fight me?”
At approximately 6:18 p.m. on Tuesday Jan. 6 a police officer was dispatched to a Church’s Fried Chicken in reference to a male subject who wanted to get into a in order to be placed under arrest. The officer gathered information for a report and resumed patrolling the city.
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