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2009-05-14 / Police

Giddings Police Report

May 4, 2009

While on routine patrol, Officer Shane conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle. The driver was identified and did not have a driver's license on file. An odor of marijuana was detected coming from the vehicle. The vehicle was searched and a small clear plastic baggie containing a green leafy substance was found in the vehicle. The driver was arrested for no driver's license Class C and Possession of Marijuana Class B.

May 4, 2009

At approximately 6:29 p.m., Officer Shepard was advised of a theft that had occurred at Brookshire Brothers grocery store at 513 E. Austin. Upon arrival, the manager Tim Pitts and Adrian Everett were standing outside with the suspect, Wanda Tolbert Poirier. Pitts and Everett advised they had watched Tolbert place items in her purse and walk out of the store which is where they confronted her. Officer Shepard observed the items in Tolbert's purse and then took her into custody for theft and she was transported to the Lee County Jail.

May 4, 2009

While on routine patrol, Officer Ray was dispatched to 700 E. Raymond St. Upon arrival, he met with the complainant who stated that sensitive information was written on a picnic table in reference to her. The Parks Department was contacted and charges for Criminal Mischief Class B are pending on the known suspect.

May 4, 2009

At approximately 4:59 p.m. , Officer Harrison received a call from dispatch in reference to a possibly stolen vehicle. He spoke with Carol Mueller who stated that a Hispanic female contacted her in regards to a vehicle that Mueller had for sale. Mueller described the Hispanic female as 5'0" feet tall, 130 lbs. and short brown hair. The Hispanic female gave a name of Mary Garza. The vehicle is a white Buick Century and was last seen heading westbound. This case is under investigation.

May 6, 2009

Officer Spencer was approached outside the Police Department by Rebecca Musser. Musser reported that a subject was just seen on the property of Shade Tree Apartments. The subject had been given a prior Criminal Trespass notice. Spencer located the subject who was identified as Terence Green. Green stated that he had received a prior notice. Statements were taken from Musser and Green. Musser signed a criminal complaint for Criminal Trespass so that a warrant can later be obtained for Green.

May 8, 2009

At approximately 6:41 p.m. Officer Griffin initiated a traffic stop on a white Ford Mustang coupe in which the driver, Jose Lucio Padron of Giddings was seen driving his vehicle on E. 290 and into the Wal-Mart parking lot. Griffin knew that Padron had an existing warrant and stopped Padron in his vehicle in the parking lot. Padron was taken into custody, but physically resisted officers while being instructed to enter the police unit's rear seat. Padron was transported to the Lee County Sheriff's office, processed and released to their custody. He was charged with a reckless driving warrant, resisting transportation, no insurance-2nd, open container- vehicle and minor in possession-alcohol and the vehicle was impounded.

May 10, 2009

At approximately 9:37 p.m., Officer Griffin responded to the CITGO located at 791 N. Main (Hwy 77) in reference to graffiti that had been written on the building and also on a trash dumpster. Report completed.

May 10, 2009

At around 9:41 a.m., Officer Connolly was dispatched to the 600 blk of E. Industry in reference to a complainant advising that a beer bottle was thrown at his vehicle. Upon arrival, Connolly observed broken glass next to the passenger side of the vehicle, and a small dent where the beer bottle had hit the passenger side door. This matter is still under investigation at this time.

May 10, 2009

Officer Harrison was dispatched to the 500 blk of W. Houston in reference to a suspicious person walking through a front yard. Officer Connolly arrived in the area, and located the subject, a B/ M, Anthony Bernard Green walking along in the 500 blk of W. Houston St. Harrison and Sgt. Ramirez assisted while Connolly detained Green, after finding a metal pipe in Green's front pocket. Harrison issued Green a Criminal Trespass Warning and Connolly released Green with a citation for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

May 10, 2009

At approximately 4:47 p.m., Officer Harrison and Sgt. Ramirez received a call from dispatch in reference to an assault that had occurred. Both officers arrived on scene and located the actor inside the residence. The victim had already left the scene and returned a short time later. The suspect admitted to assaulting his wife and was placed under arrest for Assault Family Violence. When the wife returned, there was obvious redness and bruising to her arms and neck. The suspect was transported to the LCSO without incident.

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