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Giddings Police Report

May 26, 2009

At 5:46 p.m., Officer Spencer, Officer Ray, Cpl. Carvin and Sgt. Ramsey were dispatched to a possible disturbance located in the 300 block of S. Madison. Michael Sanders was seen driving from the area and a stop was made. Sanders' license was invalid and he has placed under arrest and transported to the jail without further incident.

May 26, 2009

At approximately 7:49 p.m., while on routine patrol, Officer Shane Ray was dispatched to 359 W. Richmond in reference to a theft of an air conditioner that was stolen from 987 N. Titus Street. It was reported than an unknown subject stole the air conditioner on May 26 between the hours of 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. Investigation continues.

May 27, 2009

While on routine patrol, Officer Shane Ray initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 200 block of W. Austin Street. The Driver was identified as Terrance Page. Giddings Dispatch advised that Page had an outstanding warrant for arrest for child support out of the Attorney General's Office. Dispatch also advised that Page had a suspended drivers' license. A search of the vehicle was conducted and a prescription drug was located in the vehicle in a clear plastic baggie. Page was arrested for Driving while License Suspended, Class B; Possession of a Dangerous Drug, Class A; and the outstanding warrant.

May 27, 2009

At approximately 9:56 a.m., Officer Joseph Harrison received a call from dispatch in reference to a theft that had occurred at 2375 E. Austin, at Buc-ee's. Upon arrival at Buc-ee's Convenience Store, Harrison spoke with the Manager, Louis Cawthon, who advised that someone drove off without paying for their gas. Cawthon provided a video of the suspect and vehicle. The vehicle appeared to be a white Ford Escort, 4 door, and is being driven by a black male with a large stature. The case is still under investigation.

May 27, 2009

At approximately 6:38 p.m., Officer D.A. Griffin initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 300 block of W. Hwy 290 traveling east bound, for a traffic violation. The driver, Julio DeLeon of Austin, was subsequently placed under arrest for possession of marijuana, failure to identify (false ID) and a warrant for assault with injury - family violence, out of Travis County. He was transported to the Lee County Jail, released, and the vehicle was impounded. No other information.

May 27, 2009

At approximately 4:22 p.m., Officer Joseph Harrison received a call from dispatch requesting that he meet with a complainant who works for the City of Giddings. The City worker advised that someone had been stealing electricity from a residence on W. Houston Street. The amount of electricity is unknown at this time. A report has been made and the investigation is currently active.

May 28, 2009

At around 4:52 p.m., Officers B.J. Connolly and Joseph Harrison were dispatched to the 1200 block of N. Williams, Country Care Plex, in reference to a disturbance in progress. Upon arrival, Officers spoke to the complainant, Chanteil Wilson, who advised that her exboyfriend, Clifton Bradshaw, was making threats to her by cell phone. Connolly later made contact with Bradshaw at the Police Department and a Criminal Trespass was issued. The case is still under investigation.

May 29, 2009

At approximately 1:05 a.m., Officer D.A. Griffin initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 2900 block of E. Hwy. 290 that was traveling westbound for a traffic violation. The driver, Darwin Enoz Lopez of Houston, was cited for no driver's license, no insurance and speeding. The front passenger, Jorge Eduardo Moreno-Ceron of Houston, was placed under arrest for possession of marijuana and the vehicle was impounded. Lopez was released. No other information.

May 29, 2009

At approximately 11:22 a.m., Detective Corporal Lacey Carvin and Officer B.J. Connolly were dispatched to 890 S. Main Street, Mos-1-Ed Plumbing, in reference to a verbal disturbance. Upon arrival, Carvin observed a blue 4- door sedan speeding away from the scene. Carvin observed a subject known to her as Jennifer Rodea pointing toward the blue sedan. Carvin followed the sedan and observed that the vehicle was driving recklessly and at a high rate of speed. Carvin was able to initiate a traffic stop on the vehicle in the 800 block of South Grimes.

When the officer approached the vehicle, she observed the driver, known to her as Christy Garcia, to have a bloody nose and two large red scratches on the right side of her face. Christy stated that her husband, Eduardo Garcia, Jr., had kicked her and their daughter out of their residence the night before. Christy stated that she then went to her husband's place of employment that morning, Mos-1-Ed Plumbing, to ask if he was kicking them out permanently or if she could come home. Christy stated that she and Eduardo were arguing when Rodea got in between them. The women exchanged harsh words and Christy walked back to her car and Rodea followed her, stood in front of Christy's car and started pounding on the hood and passenger windows of the vehicle. Rodea then went around to the driver's side of the vehicle where Christy was standing. Rodea then attacked Christy, causing her nose to bleed and scratching the right side of her face and neck. Eduardo and Jacquay Bell, Rodea's husband, separated the two women. Carvin advised Christy to go to the Police Department and wait for officers to meet with her to obtain a written statement. Christy left the scene.

While Carvin was speaking with Christy, a witness pulled up and advised that she had observed the entire incident. The witness said that she did not know any of the subjects involved and Carvin asked her to meet with officers at the Police Department to provide a written statement. She agreed and left the scene.

Carving then went to Mos-1-Ed Plumbing and met with Rodea. Carvin approached Rodea and advised her of the visible injuries to Christy and placed Rodea under arrest for assault causing bodily injury to a family member, a Class A Misdemeanor. Carvin then transported Rodea to the Lee County Jail. Case cleared, adult arrest.

May 29, 2009

At 11:03 p.m. Officers Spencer and Ray were dispatched to 438 W. Liberty, #3, in reference to a third party caller advising that a male subject in the residence was throwing things around the house. Upon arrival, the officers learned that the suspect, Emilio Marquez, Jr., had thrown a set of keys at his wife, which left a laceration on the side of Cecilia Gonzales' face. Spencer placed Marquez under arrest without further incident and transported him to the jail. Marquez was charged with assault causing bodily injury to a family member, which is a Class A misdemeanor. Ray gathered evidence at the residence.

May 30, 2009

At around 2:03 p.m., Officer BJ Connolly was dispatched to Lost Pines BBQ in reference to found property. Upon arrival Officer Connolly spoke with the owner of the business who advised Connolly that a couple had eaten inside, and the female left her purse inside the restaurant. Connolly was able to make contact with the owner of the purse to let them know of the incident.

May 31, 2009 While on routine patrol, Officer Shane Ray initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle driving with defective trailer lights. The driver was identified as Benjamin Woodworth. The driver admitted to having marijuana inside the vehicle. A search of the vehicle was conducted and marijuana located. The driver was arrested for Possession of Marijuana under 2 oz.

May 31, 2009

At around 12:03 p.m. Officer BJ Connolly, while on routine patrol, observed a Chevy Suburban blocking half of the roadway in the 700 block of S. Williamson, parked facing westbound. Connolly knocked at the residence but no contact was made. Officer Connolly finally made contact with the owner of the Chevy Suburban by phone and was advised by the owner of the residence that they were out of town and would not return to town until later in the evening. The vehicle was serious enough of a road hazard by blocking half of S. Williamson and also blocking the view of W. La Grange St to oncoming traffic that the vehicle was towed.

May 31, 2009

At approximately 2:52 p.m. Detective Corporal Lacey Carvin was dispatched to 289 E. Richmond in reference to criminal mischief. Upon arrival she met with Emilio Barboza who stated that he had been out of town since Friday (5/29) and when he returned he discovered a shattered window on the camper that is mounted on the bed of his truck, a 1998 Ford F- 150. Photographs were taken of the damage, which appeared to have been caused by a small round projectile, and the scene was inspected for any physical or latent print evidence. A close patrol was placed on the residence.

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