Special to the PRESS
“Dude, Where’s My Car?”
On Wednesday July 1 at approximately 12:13 a.m., an officer was dispatched to the 200 block of South Shore Drive in reference to a civil matter. Upon arrival contact was made with a woman who stated she had let a friend borrow her red vehicle, but hadn’t returned it. While at the location, the woman who borrowed the vehicle showed up to return it. The complainant stated she did not wish to file charges. The officer gathered the information for the report and resumed patrol.
On Friday July 3 at approximately 9:28 a.m. an officer was dispatched to a call at 521 E. Washington Street in reference to criminal mischief to a vehicle. Upon arrival, the officer made contact with the owner of the vehicle who told the officer that his vehicle had been egged. The man stated that he has had problems in the past with a neighbor and thought it was the neighbor who egged his vehicle. He also stated he wanted extra patrols throughout the neighborhood. A report was taken and no further action taken. The officer resumed his patrol duties.
“What’s Mine is Mine and What’s Yours is Mine”
On July 3 at approximately 10:49 a.m. an officer was dispatched to 361 Bahia Drive in reference to a miscellaneous incident. Upon arrival, the officer made contact with a woman who advised the officer that a man had taken a spark plug from her lawnmower. The woman also stated that the part taken belonged to the man and that she had an arrangement of paying for the item but had not paid for it yet. The man said he was taking it until he received payment for the part from the woman. The woman simply wanted to report the incident. The officer gathered all information for his report and resumed patrol.
“Here Kitty, Kitty”
On July 3 at approximately 7:54 p.m. an officer was dispatched to the 1700 block on Illinois Street in reference to an injured cat in the middle of the roadway. Upon arrival, the officer made contact with a black cat that looked to be very sick. As the officer approached the cat it ran off into the yard of a residence. The officer called dispatch to call animal control. After a few minutes animal control arrived at the location. Animal control went into the area where the cat was and properly caged the animal. The officer gathered all the information for his report and resumed patrol.
On July 4 at approximately 8:04 a.m. an officer was dispatched to 110 W. Hickman Street in reference to a miscellaneous incident. Upon arrival, the officer made contact with the complainant, a woman, who advised the officer that another woman had confronted her on the 500 block of S. Tarnava Street. The complainant stated that the other woman had accused her of waiting for the woman’s husband and having the husband at her residence. The complainant advised she only wanted to report the incident. The officer gathered all information for his report and resumed patrol.
“All About Them Falsies”
On Saturday July 4 at approximately 3:58 p.m. an officer was dispatched to HEB in reference to shoplifting. Upon arrival, the officer made contact with the Loss Prevention Specialist, who stated a man had stolen boxes of false eyelashes. The man was cited and released. The officer gathered information for his report and resumed patrol.
“Hey! That’s attached!”
On July 5 at approximately 10:31 p.m. while an officer was servicing his unit at Stripes on 1685 Hwy 100, he witnessed a driver of a black truck fueling the vehicle. The driver forgot to re-rack the gas pump and drove off with the pump still attached to his truck causing the pump and hose to detach from the gas meter. The officer made contact with the male driver who stated that he accidentally forgot to re-rack the pump. The officer proceeded to make contact with the worker of Stripes who stated that it usually happens a lot and that maintenance would take care of it. The worker did not want to file any charges due to it being a simple job for maintenance. The officer proceeded to gather all the information for his report and resumed patrol.
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