2010-02-04 / Police

Giddings Police Report

January 25, 2010

Sgt. Ray, Officer Shepard and Officer Lehmann were dispatched to 283 Sunrise #20 in reference to a subject with a gun. While in route dispatch advised that the suspect had left the scene in a tan colored Cadilac headed eastbound on Austin St. Officers Lehmann and Shepard searched Austin St. for the suspect and Sgt. Ray went to the apartment. Upon arrival, he met with two subjects identified as Philip Shaffer and Danielle Hudgen. Philip and Danielle stated that they have been living together and been boyfriend/ girlfriend for 16 months. Danielle’s brother had moved in with them the day before and was identified as Brandon Deshaun Patterson. Philip stated that Brandon pulled a 22 cal. revolver, black handle and black rusted barrel, from the front of his pants using his right hand and raised the gun up with his elbow bent and the gun slanted. Philip stated that Brandon pointed the gun toward him and asked about the missing wallet and stated “I don’t want no trouble.” Philip stated that Sanders saw the incident. Danielle stated that she was able to get Brandon to exit the apartment and she went across the apartment complex to her sister’s house to get help. Danielle stated that Brandon got into his vehicle and left. The vehicle was later identified as TXLP HNF415, Tan 1992 Cadi 4D. Brandon was not located in Giddings but information was received that he was in Washington County. Brenham communications was contacted and told of this incident and advised that they would respond if there was a warrant. Philip and Dalielle completed voluntary statements which were placed in the case file. A PC Affidavit and a Complaint have been completed and this case will be submitted for review to see if probable cause exists for the charge of Agg. Assault Deadly Weapon.

January 26, 2010

At approximately 11:20 a.m., Officer Ramirez conducted a traffic stop on a silver 1990 Chevrolet pickup truck at the 1200 block of East Austin St. for displaying an expired motor vehicle inspection sticker (7-09). Officer Ramirez approached the driver and asked for his driver’s license and proof of insurance. He stated that he did not have them on him. The driver provided his name as Juan Carlos Macedo. A check on his name ad date of birth through TCIA and NCIC, revealed that Madeco’s Texas Drivers License was expired and has a denied renewal for failure to appear. Macedo was issued a citation for Driving While License Invalid and released.

January 27, 2010

At 6:07 p.m., Officer Spencer learned that day shift officer was taking a report at 641 Seguin. Officer Spencer responded to take the initial report. Upon arrival, he was briefed by Officer Griffin that Terry Trevino was the landlord of the of property. The property was leased to a male subject named Leslie Powers, who was recently arrested. However, prior to his being arrested, he was served notice to vacate the property because of non-payment of rent. While Powers was staying at the residence, he allowed several subjects to stay at the residence. One of the subjects was his girlfriend, Elizabeth Torres. Another subject, Shara Sambrano, was on scene at the time of the report. Trevino reported that she was at the residence on 1-26-2010 until midnight. Torres was reportedly in the process of moving from the residence. Trevino returned to the residence on 1-27-2010 at 5:30 p.m. and found that a large bar stool had been removed from the residence. The bar stool was valued at $75. Trevino pointed out two bedrooms where the walls were damaged by writing. Photographs of the damage were taken. The damage to the walls was valued at $200. Trevino reported that she had spoken with Torres about the damage and Torres denied knowing about the damage. Trevino reported that Torres still has a key to the residence and all the doors were left secured the night before when Trevino left. Trevino also pointed out food items that were left by Torres and stated that Torres was supposed to be coming to the residence. Trevino was advised to contact the Police Department if Torres arrived to the residence. Officer Spencer spoke with Shara Sambrano and she indicated that Torres was upset about having to leave the residence. Shara also stated that the writing on the wall “was her handwriting”, referring to Torres. Shara indicated that Torres also goes by the nickname of “Beener.” Case is active

January 27, 2010

At approximately 10:10 a.m., Officer Griffin initiated a traffic stop on a white ’93 Lincoln Town Car at the Sandridge/E. Austin intersection. He observed the vehicle displayed an expired motor vehicle inspection sticker (8/09) and did not display a front license plate as required. The final stop location was in the parking lot of the Best Pawn (1920 E. 290). He made contact with the driver and only occupant of the vehicle, identified as Marian Lee Turnbull, and informed her of the reason she had been stopped and requested her ID and proof of financial responsibility. She was only able to provide her TX drivers license that displayed her photograph. She informed Officer Griffin that she probably had a warrant out of this county. The warrant was confirmed and listed as Probation Violation-Possession of Marijuana. She was placed under arrest for the warrant, Expired Drivers License and No Insurance- Class C Misdemeanors and taken to the Lee County Sheriff Office and released. The vehicle was impounded.

January 27, 2010

Detective Cpl. Carvin was dispatched to the driver’s license office at 170 E. Industry in reference to a wanted person. Upon arrival, she met with Connie Martin who indicated that the wanted person was standing near the north wall in the office. Det. Carvin obtained the warrant information and identified the wanted person as Shamiar Wright. Det. Carvin requested that dispatch confirm the warrant with the originating agency, Brazos County Sheriff’s Department for theft by check $20-$500. After receiving confirmation, Shamair was placed under arrest and transported to the Lee County Sheriff’s Department without incident. Case closed, adult arrest.

January 29, 2010

While on routine patrol, Sgt. Ray, at approximately 7:08 p.m., spoke with a complainant at the Police Department referencing child custody. The subject was identified as Edward Rodriguez. Rodriguez stated that he went to 5803 N. Joekel St. to pick up his step daughter from her grandmother’s home, where she lives. Rodriguez stated that he arrived at approximately 6 p.m. and after a one hour conversation with Mrs. Munoz, the grandmother, he was told that he could not take the child without the child’s mother being present or having a note from her or the police department stating that the child could go with him. Rodriguez stated that the mother does not come and pick up the child because Mrs. Munoz always expresses her feelings to the mother. Rodriguez stated that he has been picking up the child for years and does not know why Mrs. Munoz is causing problems. Rodriguez stated that he is not on the legal paperwork for the visitation and only the mother is. Rodriguez requested that Sgt. Ray write a letter to Mrs. Munoz telling her that it was OK for him to take the child. Sgt. Ray advised him the he would not do so. Rodriguez was given the case number with Sgt. Ray’s business card and advised to either contact his lawyer or have the mother come and pick up the child or to write a letter. Rodriguez was not able to provide a first name to Mrs. Munoz.

January 31, 2010

At 2:04 p.m., Officer Ramirez along with Lt. Harney received information from the Lee County Sheriff’s Office requesting to apprehend a wanted subject. The subject was identified as Cory Christianson and was wanted for Violation of Probation original charge, Assault Class “A”. Christianson was located and the warrant was confirmed and transported to the Lee County Sheriff’s Department Jail for process and released to the jail staff.

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