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2009-08-27 / Police

Giddings Police Report

August 17, 2009

At approximately 10:46 a.m., Detective Corporal Carvin and Officer Spencer attempted warrant service at 261 Sunrise #17. Officers had prior knowledge that a subject at that residence, identified as Maria Martinez, had two active warrants for her arrest, one through Lee County for felony theft by check and one for bond forfeiture - Possession of Marijuana through Bastrop County. Martinez was located at her residence and when warrants were confirmed, she was placed under arrest without incident and transported to the Lee County Jail. Case cleared, adult arrest.

August 17, 2009

Detective Corporal Carvin was contacted by Wiley Adams of McGuire Industries in LaGrange. Mr. Adams advised that an employee had obtained Shell Oil company gas card and had been making fraudulent charges in Giddings, namely at Marion's Shell Station located at 333 E. Austin, and at other locations in LaGrange. Mr. Adams e-mailed a copy of the credit card statement which reflected the first transaction on July 11 and the most recent on August 3. There are believed to be more charges to this account, but a new statement has not been obtained. The total amount of charges to date that occurred in Giddings is $294.53. Mr. Adams advised that Hudgen is an employee, but does not have authorization to use the company fuel cards. Mr. Adams stated that he wanted to pursue charges against Hudgen. A warrant will be sought for Hudgen. On August 18, 2009, a warrant was issued for Hudgen for credit card abuse. A request for apprehension was sent to Fayette County Sheriff 's Department. Hudgen was located at McGuire Industries a short time later and was taken into custody without incident. Case cleared adult, arrest

August 18, 2009

At 7:25 a.m., Officer Spencer was dispatched to the Giddings Elementary School in reference to a Criminal Mischief. Charlotte Penn reported that someone, between the hours of 7:00 p.m. on 8/17/09 and 6:00 a.m. on 8/18/09, had broken the glass to a door on the rear of the building

August 18, 2009

At 12:28 p.m., Officer Spencer was dispatched to the 400 blk of E. Hempstead in reference to a prior Criminal Mischief. Two street signs had been damaged with spray paint. Pictures were taken and the City of Giddings was contacted to remove the signs.

August 19, 2009

At approximately 9:45 a.m., Officer Harrison received a call at 760 Turner Ln. in reference to Criminal Mischief. Upon arrival, he spoke with Bobby Tillery who stated that a truck driver damaged his cattle guard and fence while exiting his property.

August 21, 2009 At 1:20 p.m., Officer Spencer was dispatched to Wilbert's Service Station located at 2830 E. Austin in reference to a hit and run motor vehicle accident. The suspect vehicle struck a service truck belonging to Wilbert's Service Station and left the scene. An accident report was completed.

August 22, 2009

At 6:33 a.m., Cpl. Carvin and Officer Spencer were dispatched to the area of the 400 blk. of N. Ellis in reference to a red truck driving around the area with loud music. Officer Spencer made contact with the complainant who advised that the truck was a red Chevy truck with a cargo light on. Spencer relayed the information to Cpl. Carvin who located the truck in the 400 blk. of E. Independence. Both officers made a traffic stop on the truck at the intersection of Hwy 77 and FM 448. The driver was identified as Terrance Poullard (34 years old). The passenger was Tommie McNeil. Spencer observed what appeared to be a loose air conditioning vent on the passenger side. Consent to search the vehicle was asked and given. The loose a/c vent was easily removed and Spencer observed a plastic bag behind the stereo. The plastic bag contained marijuana that was later weighed at 1.61 ounces. A digital scale and numerous empty plastic bags were also located in the seat pocket behind the passenger seat. Poullard admitted the marijuana was his and confirmed this by stating where the marijuana was located. Poullard was arrested and transported to the Lee County Jail.

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