The sheriff’s department responded to 30 calls; the Refugio Police Department, 12; state troopers, 3; medics,13; Woodsboro marshal, 1; animal control, 8; Refugio VFD, 1; and Woodsboro VFD, 1.
Police foot chase
A female subject was taken to Refugio Memorial Hospital on Jan. 25 at 8:49 a.m. with a leg injury.
Deputy Peter Silvas initiated a traffic stop and five illegal immigrants bailed out of the vehicle.
Five were detained but the driver was still at large. The border patrol was advised.
Obscene phone calls
A Woodsboro resident reported at 12:23 p.m. on Jan. 29, that she was receiving obscene phone calls from a private number. The female victim requested that Deputy Danny Beltran come to her residence to file a report. The caller knew who was calling, according to reports.
Disturbance at bar
A 911 caller advised a suspect was “scaring her” on Jan 30 at 2:56 a.m.
As the dispatcher was talking to the caller, the man accused of scaring her picked up the phone and told the dispatcher that he stepped outside the bar for five minutes and she was out talking to a man using “vulgar language.”
Dispatch asked if the caller needed officers to respond but the victim said the suspect was still on the line.
The dispatcher advised officers of the situation and they were dispatched to the location. The parties were separated. Nobody was arrested.
Road hazard on U.S.77
A deputy reported a hazard to traffic on Jan. 28 at 5:06 p.m. on U.S. 77.
A tractor trailer pulling an oversized mobile home near Hilcorp in the south bound lane had no escorts for the trailer.
DPS Trooper Carl Currie was dispatched and advised that it is not required to have escorts and that the driver was going to park overnight at the Taqueria due to lack of daylight.
A Bayside woman reported a red Ford pickup with a black camper followed her all around Bayside on Jan. 28 at 11:02 a.m.
The caller reported she did not know who it was in the truck or why anyone would be following her.
She drove to several locations in Bayside and reported that the truck followed her to all of those locations including her residence.
Sgt Rick Adame was dispatched and made contact with the woman to check her status. She no longer knew where the vehicle was that was following her. The vehicle was found later on Barker Road and the call was later cleared.
A male subject was taken to Spohn Memorial Hospital in Corpus Christi with neck and shoulder injuries after he ran into a construction barrier on Jan. 28 at 10:53 a.m.
Several 911 callers reported the accident approximately five miles north or Refugio on U.S.77. Woodsboro wreckers were advised to pick up the vehicle.
Unwanted person on property
A 911 caller reported on Jan. 27 at 2:13 p.m. that an unwanted subject was on his property in Woodsboro.
He asked for a deputy to remove the subject.
Deputy Peter Silvas and Deputy Jeff Raymond were dispatched and reported that the disagreement was a property dispute, which was a civil matter.
A motorist called to report a grass fire on U.S. 77 four to five miles south of Woodsboro on the south bound side of the road on Jan. 26 at 1:22 p.m.
The Woodsboro Fire Department was paged and dispatched along with Deputies Peter Silvas and Jeff Raymond and Sgt. Glen Grasham.
A 911 caller reported the driver of Budweiser truck was driving recklessly on Jan. 25 at 7:23 a.m. The truck was traveling south on U.S. 77
The caller advised that the truck was swerving. Sgt Rick Adame was dispatched and followed the truck to the Whataburger parking lot where the driver was found to be fine.
On Jan. 25 at 8 a.m. a car accident was reported in front of the Sticklin Primary School. No injuries were reported. The vehicle was released to the subject and Sgt. Enrique Diaz investigated.
Lost on U.S.77
A female traveling north on U.S. 77 called 911 at 1:08 p.m. on Jan. 30, to report she was lost and looking for a small town, the name of which she had forgotten.
The woman said she usually turns off in Refugio but failed to do that.
Dispatch attempted to provide the woman with direction to Tivoli; however, she was reported “uncooperative in listening,” so she was directed back to Refugio where she could take her usual route to Tivoli.