2010-06-11 / Police

Giddings Police Report

May 31, 2010

At approximately 1:45 a.m., Officer D. A. Griffin initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle for a traffic violation occurring in about the 500 block of E. 290 (Austin) westbound. The driver, Manuel Galvan-Cruz of Giddings, was subsequently placed under arrest for Driving While Intoxicated and taken to the Lee County Sheriff’s Office and released. No other information.

May 31, 2010

At approximately 9:56 p.m., Sgt. Shane Ray, Unit 313, was dispatched to Golden Chick Restaurant, 615 E. Austin Street in reference to a counterfeit $20.00 bill that had been passed at the store. Case pending investigation.

June 2, 2010

At approximately 9:30 a.m., The Giddings Police Department arrested Mack Howard Canada, Jr. (black male, DOB 08/04/1974) at the Probation Center on 447 S. Grimes. Mr. Canada had an arrest warrant issued for a probation violation.

June 4, 2010

Detective Landis Lehmann, Unit 305, was dispatched to a Criminal Mischief in the 600 block of West Columbus at approximately 2:35 p.m. The complainant has had three windows broken in two days. An investigation is ongoing.

June 4, 2010

While on routine patrol, Detective Landis Lehmann, Unit 305, was dispatched to the 600 block of S. Williamson for a report of a theft. The officer met with Stevie Roensch who stated that someone had taken twenty-five dollars from his wallet. An investigation is ongoing.

June 5, 2010

At approximately 10:48 p.m., Officer Cummings was on patrol in the 1500 block of East Austin. A silver Honda Civic was observed going 61 mph in a 45 mph zone. The officer initiated a traffic stop on the driver of the Honda. As the Officer approached the vehicle and spoke with the driver, an odor of burnt marijuana and of an alcoholic beverage emitted from the vehicle. The Officer had the driver, identified as Michael Mireles of Houston, exit his vehicle. The vehicle was also occupied by three Hispanic females identified as Yvonne Espino, Jynifer Rodriguez, and Samantha Trevino, all of Houston. After marijuana and alcohol was found in the vehicle, all four occupants were placed under arrest for Possession of Marijuana and Minor in Possession of Alcohol.

June 5, 2010

At approximately 11:28 p.m., Jessica Stewart arrived at the police department to report found property. Jessica advised that there had been a garage sale at her residence earlier in the day and when she returned home this evening, she discovered a large purse sitting outside her residence. The Officer found identification inside the purse belonging to Jan McLaughlin. Contact will be made with Jan to return her property.

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