PRESS Staff Report
Friday, June 8
11:38 a.m. – Port Isabel police were alerted that a hit by a license plate scanner at the base of the Queen Isabella Memorial Causeway on South Padre Island indicated a stolen vehicle was headed their way. After stopping the vehicle, the officer learned the driver was the owner of the SUV and it was not stolen.
Fender Benders Anonymous
1:59 p.m. – A woman reported that her car had been hit while she was at the post office on Friday, June 8, causing minor damage. She called police so she could file a police report for insurance purposes.
8:36 p.m. – In a separate incident later that evening, another woman called police to the 100 block of W. Hickman Street to file a report about damage on her vehicle. The woman said the damage occurred on Saturday, June 2 at about 7 p.m., but she didn’t know who did it.
That’s What DVRs are For
11:14 p.m. – A woman on the 500 block of W. Highway 100 called police to report that her son had thrown a remote control and damaged it after becoming upset that she wouldn’t allow him to watch a certain television show.
Saturday, June 9
12:40 a.m. – A woman on the 200 block of Madison Street called police, saying her neighbor threatened to kick her dog and cut out its tongue if it didn’t stop barking. Police attempted to make contact with the neighbor, “to no avail.”
Stay In Your Lane
2:03 a.m. – An officer pulled over the driver of a pickup truck after observing the vehicle failing to stay within its lane. The officer smelled alcohol and marijuana coming from the truck, which the driver admitted were in the vehicle after the officer questioned him. The officer seized the drugs and issued the driver a citation. He was “released to a sober party pending arraignment.”
No Good Deed Goes Unpunished
2:13 a.m. – Police arrested a man on two outstanding municipal court warrants after being dispatched to the 400 block of W. Highway 100 in reference to a disturbance. There, they found the man who said he had been helping his girlfriend after she got sick at a local bar. The man’s girlfriend confirmed his story, saying he had been holding her hair while she vomited in an alley.
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