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2009-08-13 / Police

Giddings Police Report

August 3, 2009

Officer Spencer and Cpl. Carvin were dispatched to the East City Park Tennis Courts where Rodney Kessel reported that someone had discarded several burning beer bottles onto the Tennis Court. Numerous items were taken as evidence. The case is currently under investigation.

August 3, 2009

While on routine patrol, Officer Ray, Sgt. Ramsey, and Officer Brewster responded to a call that a vehicle had attempted to run someone over in a service station parking lot. The vehicle was located and the driver was identified as Tanja Deloney. Deloney was checked and arrested for two outstanding warrants out of Travis County for bond forfeiture, theft by check and bail secured bond, illegal use of credit card.

August 5, 2009

At approximately 4:30 p.m., Officer Griffin initiated a traffic stop on a Ford Explorer SUV in the B&W Food Market parking lot, for a traffic violation committed at the E. Independence/N. Orange intersection. The driver, Cliffton Jermaine Bradshaw of Giddings, was placed under arrest for Violation of a Protective Order and No Drivers License. He was taken to the Lee County Sheriff's Office, processed and released.

August 6, 2009

At approximately 12:32 a.m., Sgt Ramirez and Officer Brewster conducted a traffic stop on an older model Chevrolet pickup truck with no license plates on the vehicle. The driver identified as Keith Wolridge had an outstanding warrant for Failure to Appear Child Support from Travis County. A passenger identified as David Jackson also had an outstanding Parole Warrant for Possession of a Controlled Substance by the Parole Division. Both warrants were confirmed and both subjects were placed under arrest for the warrants. An inventory of the vehicle was conducted and two small baggies containing a white powdery substance later tested positive for cocaine were located on the driver side floorboard. Neither subject admitted to whom it belonged and they were both charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance less than one gram. Both subjects were transported to the Lee County Sheriff 's Department Jail for process and secured in a cell.

August 6, 2009

At approximately 6:38 a.m. Detective Corporal Carvin and Officer Griffin responded to a minor collision in the 100 blk of West Industry. Upon arrival they met with the reporting persons, Juan Alvarez and Jeramie Zelenka. Alvarez works for Davey Tree Surgery and advised that one of their company trucks, a Ford F- 750, was parked adjacent to the curbing on the north side of the street just west of a private drive that runs north and south beside the Country Inn motel. Zelenka, who works for Allied Waste, was driving a Mack garbage truck and was exiting the private drive and attempted to turn east on Industry Street when his truck struck the hydraulic arm that extends past the rear of the F-750, causing the arm to dislodge from its cradle and swing outward. There was no visible damage to the Mack, but Det. Carvin observed a large amount of fluid leaking from the motor housing for the hydraulic arm. Alvarez advised that the F- 750 would be towed to Waco for repairs and he would contact Det. Carvin with damage estimates. All pertinent information was obtained from Alvarez and Zelenka and they were both provided with case numbers for the incident.

August 6, 2009

Detective Corporal Carvin was contacted by Vincent Vanzandt in reference to burglary of a vehicle and credit card abuse. Mr. Vanzandt reported that he believed his vehicle was burglarized while he was visiting his wife at her place of employment, but did not discover his wallet missing until the following morning. Numerous credit and debit cards, checkbooks and identification documents were in the stolen wallet. This case is active and under investigation with numerous leads.

August 7, 2009

At approximately 4:04 p.m., Detective Carvin was advised of a possible intoxicated driver that had just left the Lee County General Store, located in the 2800 block of W. Austin, traveling eastbound. The caller advised that the driver, identified as a white male wearing no shirt and overalls had been inside the store and smelled strongly of alcohol. The suspect was driving a black Kia 4- door. Det. Carvin observed the suspect vehicle in the 300 block of E. Austin traveling eastbound in the inside lane. I observed the vehicle was tailgating the vehicle in front of his and then abruptly changed lanes without signaling and traveled from the inside lane, crossed the outside lane, the shoulder and pulled into The Lone Star Market parking lot located at 596 E. Austin. She observed the driver of the vehicle later identified as Marshall Buck, open his door, lean his head out and began vomiting. Det. Carvin approached Buck and advised him to exit the vehicle and walk to the back of his vehicle. Buck immediately started placing his hands into his pockets and she ordered him several times to remove his hands from his pockets. Officer Steve Spencer arrived on scene and while speaking with Buck. Buck again placed his hands into his pockets. Officer Spencer ordered Buck to remove his hands from his pockets, Buck complied, but this time he removed all items from his pocket, including a clear plastic bag containing a green leafy substance. Based upon training and experience, Det. Carvin knew it to be marijuana. Buck was placed under arrest for possession of marijuana and transported to the Lee County Jail without incident. The recovered marijuana was photographed and logged into evidence.

August 8, 2009

At 10:15 a.m., Officer Spencer was dispatched to 845 N. Leon in reference to a criminal mischief report. Jose Trevino reported that sometime during the early morning hours someone had scraped his vehicle with a sharp object. Photographs were taken. Anyone with information should contact the Giddings Police Department.

August 9, 2009

August 9, 2009 at approximately 7:06 p.m. Officer Brewster, Sgt. Ramsey, and Officer Ray responded to a call at Rolling Oaks Apartments in reference to an assault. After investigation Donielle Wilson was issued a citation for Assault FV against Blake Olenick.

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