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2009-10-15 / Police

Giddings Police Report

October 5, 2009

At 7:12 a.m., Officer Shepard and Officer Ramirez were dispatched to the 700 block of E. Austin in reference to a possible break in at Lavender Cows Resale and Collectables. Upon arrival, they observed the front door with broken glass around it, inside and outside. The investigation is pending.

October 7, 2009

Detective Corporal Carvin met with Alison Lucas at the Police Department in reference to online harassment. Alison reported that someone had accessed her e-mail accounts without her consent and portrayed themselves to be her. Alison declined to file charges at this time, but wanted the incident documented. Case inactive at this time.

October 7, 2009

At approximately 8:10 p.m. Officer Griffin initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle for a traffic violation occurring at the N. Leon/ E. Boundary intersection. The driver, Cesar Adrian Cardenas of Giddings, was issued a citation for Driving While License Invalid- Class B Misdemeanor and released.

October 8, 2009

At 9:48 p.m., Officer Griffin initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle for a traffic violation occurring in the 1500 block of E. Austin. The driver, James Allen Dillard, Jr. of Austin, was placed under arrest for Possession of a Controlled Substance (Powdered and Rock Cocaine) with Intent to Deliver and Driving While License Invalid/Suspended. The front passenger, Keith Andre Reed of New Braunfels, was later placed under arrest for the same drug offense and Evading Arrest or Detention on foot. Reed ran away from the traffic stop after the drugs were discovered and hid in a residential area and eventually knocked on resident's doors in the 1100 block of E. Hempstead. With the assistance of the Texas Dept. of Public Safety Trooper and Lee County Sheriff's Office deputies, Reed was taken into custody. Both subjects were taken to the Lee County Sheriff's Office, processed and released.

October 10, 2009

Around 2:25 a.m., Officers Connolly and Ray were dispatched to Whataburger in reference to a subject asleep in his vehicle in the drive through. Officers arrived and found the subject, Rene Santacruz to be intoxicated. Santacruz was placed under arrest for DWI 3rd or More, Failure to Identify-False Information Fugitive, and for two warrants out of Lee County.

October 10, 2009

At approximately 10:24 p.m., Officer Shepard conducted a traffic stop on a black 2010 Chevrolet Malibu at the 100 block of W. Hempstead for speeding. The interior of the vehicle smelled of burnt marijuana. The subjects inside the vehicle were identified as Kristan Nichols, James Eldridge, and a male subject later identified as Quincy Johnson, who earlier identified himself as Quincy Jones. They were asked to step out of the vehicle. Officer Shepard conducted a search of the vehicle and a clear baggie of marijuana was located inside the glove box. None them would take ownership of the marijuana and all were taken into custody. Officer Ramirez transported the two male subjects and Officer Shepard transported the female. Upon arrival at the Lee County Sheriff's Department Jail, Johnson was in possession of some marijuana. It was also learned that Johnson had an outstanding warrant from Travis County for Delivery of a Controlled Substance. All three subjects were charged with Possession of Marijuana less than 2 oz. Johnson was also charged with Failure to Identify - Fugitive from Justice, and Prohibited Substance in a Correctional Facility, and with the warrant from Travis County.

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