The sheriff’s department responded to 55 calls; the police department, 35; the DPS, four; Woodsboro municipal officer, three; EMS, 31; animal control, seven; and 16 were miscellaneous calls.
Female needing help
A woman called the Refugio County Sheriff’s department for help on Feb. 22 at 12:48 a.m. She reported that she had used crack cocaine an hour before and was now suffering the drug’s effects.
The caller advised that she was trying to reach her sister because she needed to go to the emergency room; however, her sister was not taking her calls.
Officer Duqualis Farrow and Deputy Shelly Haertig were dispatched to the scene and medics were requested. However, the female subject refused any treatment from the medics.
Missing child found
A 911 caller reported her 12-year-old granddaughter was missing at 2:48 a.m on Feb. 18.
The grandmother said the child had gone to a basketball game on the Spirit Bus but had not returned home.
School officials reported the child was on the bus that returned to Woodsboro.
The SO chief investigator picked up a list of sex offenders residing in Woodsboro and began checking each address.
The juvenile told someone where she would be staying and was located at 4:40 a.m.
Trooper Blake Chapman seized 40 pounds of narcotics on Feb. 18 at 11:42 p.m. during a traffic stop at the car wash in Refugio.
Sgt. Enrique Diaz assisted the trooper with a telescopic camera. Diaz lowered the device into the gas tank where the marijuana was found. The street value on the pot is estimated at $20,000.
Officers Jamie Scott and Ray John Silvas also assisted. The male subject was taken to the Refugio County Jail and the vehicle was taken to the annex for further inspection.
A stolen vehicle was recovered after a bailout on Feb. 17 at 10:22 p.m.
The suspects were driving on Hwy. 35 when Trooper Tim Gage spotted the stolen vehicle and requested another unit to his location.
Dispatch advised both Calhoun County and DPS of Corpus Christi. The subjects were followed through Tivoli and continued until the vehicle went into the brush and the subjects went into a bar ditch. Trooper Gage had the keys to the stolen vehicle and requested a wrecker to bring it in to the police annex.
Dispatch advised border patrol and DPS of Corpus Christi of the bailout.
A abandoned building near Tijerina Road caught fire on FM 774 on Feb. 19 at 6:43 p.m.
The caller advised that the building was fully engulfed. The Tivoli Fire Department, Deputies Jacob Molina and Peter Silvas, as well as the Austwell Fire Department were responded. When firefighters arrived, the walls had collapsed and firefighters stood by while the building burned.
Hit and run
A caller reported a hit and run accident at the intersection of Houston and Alamo on Feb. 19 at 12:39 p.m. One vehicle ran another vehicle through a fence into someone’s backyard. The caller advised that there were no injuries. Officer Ray John Silvas arrived at the scene and reported fence damage. A crash report was made.
A Woodsboro citizen reported a verbal disturbance across the street from his residence on Feb. 15 at 1:08 a.m. He advise that subjects were outside arguing and he thought a deputy should check on them. Deputy Peter Silvas arrived at the residence and later advised that everything was okay and that the parties had been separated.
A report of a physical disturbance between a female subject and a male subject was made on Feb. 18 at 6:12 p.m. Dispatch reported that they could hear the female in the background during the call. Officer Rey De Los Santos and Deputy Peter Silvas were advised of the disturbance.
They advised that neither subject wanted to press charges and there were no signs of physical abuse. Officer De Los Santos advised that the male subject did break the female’s phone and requested a case number from criminal mischief.
Driving while intoxicated
A male subject was taken to Refugio County Jail on Feb. 21, at 12:51 a.m. for driving while intoxicated.
Trooper Kent Williams advised the vehicle that they were traveling in the wrong direction on Hwy 77 North of the rest area.
A Woodsboro male subject was taken to Refugio County Jail on Feb. 20 at 12:51 p.m.
The female subject reported that her boyfriend pushed her into a heater and was throwing stuff all over the place.
Deputy Jeff Raymond responded to the call and issued a case number for assault family violence.
Officer Ray John Silvas is investigating a criminal mischief that occurred at the Lions Shelly Park restrooms on Feb. 18, at 7:53 p.m.
Trooper Fransisco Hosking initiated a traffic stop on Hwy 77 and requested Deputy Jeff Raymond to assist with a consent to search. The female subject was taken to Refugio County Jail on Feb. 19, at 2:50 p.m. after contraband was located.