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2009-07-09 / Police

Giddings Police Report

June 29, 2009

At approximately 0841 hours, Officer Harrison received a call from dispatch in reference to a burglary that had occurred at 545 N. Orange. Upon arrival, he spoke with Sharon Knight who stated that she noticed her back door was kicked in and a small amount of money was stolen. Officer Harrison observed her back door to be slightly open with the inside of the door frame broken. Ms. Knight stated that it could have occurred anytime between 8:30 pm on Saturday and Monday morning at 9: 00 am.

June 30, 2009

At approximately 10:05 am, Officer Griffin initiated a traffic stop on a black/silver Chevy Corvette convertible for a traffic violation in the 1600 blk of E. 290. The driver, Melody Rene Torres, was subsequently placed under arrest for Driving While License Invalid/Suspended (Enhanced) and Expired Driver's License. She was taken to the Lee County Sheriff's Office and released. No other information.

July 1, 2009

While on routine patrol, Officer Ray was dispatched to 2030 E. Austin in reference to an assault. Upon arrival the victim stated that her boyfriend, Jon Rodriguez had assaulted her. The suspect had left the scene. Report completed.

July 1, 2009

While on routine patrol, Officer Ray responded to 497 S. Polk St. in reference to possible illegal activity in the parking lot of the apartment complex. Upon arrival he observed subjects consuming alcohol and made contact with them. One subject identified as Erin Fitzgerald was checked through Giddings dispatch who advised that Fitzgerald had an outstanding warrant out of New Braunfels Police Department for Possession of Marijuana. Warrant was confirmed and subject was arrested and transported to the Lee County Jail.

July 3, 2009

At approximately 10:05 am, Officer Griffin initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle in approximately the 2000 blk of E. 290 for a traffic violation. The driver, Alejandro Cabriales Loredo of Houston was placed under arrest for Driving While License Invalid/Suspended & Unrestrained Child. He was taken to the Lee County Jail and released. No other information.

July 3, 2009

At approximately 12:00 pm, Officer Griffin met with a resident at 885 N. Chambers in reference to someone throwing an egg onto their vehicle that was parked in the driveway. There is no suspect information available. No other information.

July 4, 2009

At approximately 0038 hours, Officer Shepard, Officer Connolly and Sgt. Ramsey responded to a fight in progress at 327 Sunrise Apartment 5. Upon arrival they received statements from all on scene that the suspect Byron Lydell Cook and Tony Wendell Cook had an altercation in front of the apartment. Through further investigation, it was determined that Byron had committed Aggravated Assault Exhibiting a Deadly Weapon (threatening) Family Violence and Criminal Mischief for a broken window during this incident and was placed under arrest and transported to the Lee County Jail for booking.

July 5, 2009

At approximately 2:06 am, Officer Shepard and Sgt. Ramirez were dispatched to a call of a possibly intoxicated subject sleeping in his truck at the drive thru of Whataburger. Upon arrival, Officer Shepard observed the subject later identified as Jacob Lee Phillips sleeping in his truck with a beer in his lap. Officer Shepard woke Jacob and had him step out of the vehicle. After performing a series of three standardized field sobriety tests on Jacob, it was determined that he was intoxicated and was arrested and transported to the Lee County Jail for booking.

July 5, 2009

At approximately 2034 hours, Sgt. Ramirez was dispatched to the All Star Convenience Store located at 908 E. Austin St., in reference to theft of gas. Upon arrival he met with the store employee Beatrice Alvarado, and she stated that a male subject identified as Toni Cook arrived at the store and pumped 4.26 gallons of regular gas on pump #3 totaling $10.02. Once the gas was pumped Mr. Cook went inside the store and told Ms. Alvarado that he did not have the money to pay for the gas and would come back and pay for it later. Ms. Alvarado stated to him that he needed to pay for it now and Mr. Cook walked out of the store and drove off in a white Buick. Sgt. Ramirez went to locate Mr. Cook and spoke with his mother who stated that she would go and pay for the gas. Sgt. Ramirez later spoke with Ms. Alvarado and she stated that Mr. Cook's mother had paid for the gas.

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