PRESS Staff Report
At approximately 9:11 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 15, police were dispatched to a church located on Port Road in reference to an EMS call. Upon arrival police made contact with the complainant who stated that his son had been running around inside the church and fell and hit his head on the floor. Shortly thereafter Port Isabel EMS arrived on scene and provided the child with medical attention. He was then transported to the hospital in Brownsville. No further action was taken.
Wheelchair my place
At approximately 6:53 p.m. on Monday Feb. 16, police were dispatched to a Walmart in reference to a woman in need of shelter. Upon arrival police made contact with the woman, who was in a wheelchair. She advised that she had nowhere to stay for the night. The woman did not want to stay out due to the cold weather. The woman was then given a courtesy ride to the police station and allowed to stay there for the night. She advised that she will have her apartment first thing in the morning. No further action taken.
Doesn’t warrant a pun
At approximately 2:18 p.m. on Feb. 18, a police officer conducted a traffic stop with a black Ford Mustang which came to a stop in the parking lot area of an auto parts store. Upon making contact with the driver and running his information the officer found that he had an outstanding warrant with Burnet County. The driver was arrested for the outstanding warrant. The officer made contact with the passenger, a male subject and found him to be highly intoxicated and he was arrested for Public Intoxication. Both subjects were transported to the Port Isabel Police Department where they were booked, their property inventoried and they were placed in a holding cell. Police then gathered information for a report and resumed patrol.
At approximately 6:31 p.m. on Feb. 18, an officer was dispatched to a Walmart in regards to a possible theft. Upon arrival the officer made contact with the victim and she stated that she had left her purse on top of the sink inside the female’s restroom. When she finished using the restroom she noticed her purse was unzipped and her money had been moved. The victim stated that there was another female she saw in the restroom. The victim pointed out the other female and the officer made contact with the other female. The female gave full cooperation and she let me and victim search her purse. The officer then gathered all the information for a report and went back on patrol.
At approximately 8:10 p.m. on Feb. 18, police were dispatched to the 1400 block of Highway 100 in regards to a possible theft. Upon arrival an officer made contact with the reporting party and he stated that there was a man they were keeping an eye on and he wanted to walk out with a TV. The man noticed he was being watched so he did not steal the TV. The man was identified, given a no trespassing warning and was escorted out the Walmart store. Police gathered information for a report and went back on patrol.
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