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PAGE 4 - ELGIN COURIER - ELGIN, TEXAS - WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20, 2013

ELGIN POLICE DEPARTMENT BLOTTER

MARCH 9, 2013 18700 Blk Imperial Eagle Ln., 1:31 p.m. - Caller said he has an ongoing issue with his neighbors dog barking. Met with complainant who states this is an ongoing problem. Met with owner of the dog and explained to her about her neighbors concerns. Issued her a warning due to the other times the dog was a nuisance and officers responded. Explained to her she needed to somehow control his barking. 13400 Blk Klaus Ln., 12:24 a.m. - Caller said that there is someone playing loud music. Also said that the people are yelling and screaming. Officer checked area and did not detect any music or noise. Also drove approximately 1.5 miles of Klaus Ln. 300 Blk S Ave A, 2:56 a.m. - Conducted traffic stop in which the driver was arrested for DWLI. While at the jail, subject was found to have crack cocaine in possession. 300 Blk S MLK Blvd., 11:17 a.m. - Juvenile cited for several traffic violations, vehicle towed since none of the occupants had a valid drivers license. 600 Blk S MLK Blvd., 12:24 p.m. - Caller said there was a black male and black female fighting in the front yard. Caller said the subjects have gone back inside the residence and there are several children outside with them. Officer drove the area several times and did not find any signs of a disturbance. 800 Blk MLK Blvd., 8:08 p.m. - 911 caller said that a white male wearing no shirt, blue jeans, with a cane has been bothering all the units in the area. Caller asked an officer to

tell him not to come on the property. Located the subject and was told to stay away from the houses. Elgin Hardware, 224 Hwy 95 N, 8:57 p.m. - 911 caller said that a small red sports vehicle is all over the roadway. Vehicle pulled into the hardware store. Officer checked the area and was unable to locate the vehicle. 800 Blk S Main St., 10:50 p.m. - Arrested Joseph Starling for P.I. and Interference with railroad property. MARCH 10, 2013 Crescent Village Apartments, 13817 County Line Rd., 12:06 a.m. - 911 caller said that there is a party going on across from her apartment and said it appears to be all juveniles. Caller witnessed a juvenile female smoke narcotics. Upon arrival it was determined there was a party in which juveniles and adults were present consuming alcohol and drugs. 24 citations were issued to juveniles and 11 persons were arrested. Jordan Monroe, 25, Furnishing Alcohol to Minor; Trevor Malone, 23, Furnishing alcohol to Minor; Logan Yates, 21, Furnishing Alcohol to Minor; Steven Pena, 21, Furnishing Alcohol to Minor; Jason Barnard, 21, Furnishing Alcohol to Minor; Desiree Daniels, 18, Furnishing Alcohol to Minor; Justin Ramirez, 19, Evading Arrest/Detention, Minor in Possession Alcohol; Bradley Kramlich, 18, Resist Arrest/Search/Transport & Minor in consumption; Joshua Kramlich, 19, Minor in Consumption of Alcohol. 1500 Blk Raymond Johnson Rd., 4:42 a.m. - Caller said that a vehicle struck a

stop sign. Located the scene of a single car accident. Vehicle was left at scene and occupants were gone. Vehicle towed and report was generated. 500 Blk E Brenham St., 10:00 a.m. - Caller said her neighbors dogs have killed one of her chickens. Complainant stated the Sheltie had killed one of their chickens and showed a picture of the dog with part of a chicken on its mouth. Officer tried to make contact with the dogs owner. 100 Blk Wilderness Trl., 11:30 p.m. - Caller said that the dog at the location has been barking for two hours. Spoke with the owner of the dog and she agreed to bring the dog inside. MARCH 11, 2013 18400 Blk Cloudmore Cv., 1:42 a.m. - Suspicious vehicle. While on patrol, officer saw a vehicle parked in front of a residence with a subject sitting in the car and another by the front door. Made contact and subject lived at the residence. 300 Blk Maple Ln., 2:34 a.m. - While on patrol, officer saw a back window to a green Explorer open. Made contact with the homeowner who checked the interior and does not believe anything was stolen. He believes it was accidentally left open. 200 Blk N Ave B, 3:31 a.m. - Caller said they came home and found that someone broke into the home through the side window, took some items and damaged the home. Information gathered for an offense report. 300 Blk QS Goins, 8:41 a.m. - Unattended Hospice Death. Officer met with Hospice Austin nurse who advised that person had

passes away from Uterus Cancer. 800 Blk Central Ave., 9:24 a.m. - Caller said a car swerved and hit her mailbox and knocked it over. Upon arrival it was apparent by the tire marks in the wet grass that a vehicle had left the roadway and ran over the mailbox. Municipal Court, 310 N Main St., 1:04 p.m. - Warrant arrest. Subject was arrested at the Municipal court for multiple warrants and transported to Bastrop County Jail. Bealls, 214 Hwy 290 W, 2:32 p.m. - Car hit complainants car in the parking lot and left the scene. Upon arrival, officer spoke with complainant, information taken for a report. Thomas Memorial Park, 411 Madison St., 4:17 p.m. Graffiti found at the restrooms. Advised by a city employee that there was graffiti in the restrooms. Officer observed the graffiti on the inside and outside of the building as well. Morelia Mexican CafĂŠ, 197 Hwy 290 W, 4:32 p.m. During the course of a traffic stop an occupant in the vehicle was identified and found to have an outstanding Municipal warrant. Occupant was transported to the police department where arrangements to pay the fine were made and after payment he was released from custody. 200 Blk Hall St., 10:22 p.m. - Received call from BCSO dispatch who said they received a 911 abandoned call from a man who said he was involved in a physical altercation with a black male and female. Located two individuals hurriedly walking in the 300 Blk of Mlk Blvd. Made contact with both, advising the

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reason for making contact; Female admitted to having been involved in an altercation. Transported both back to the scene. Spoke with the complainant conducting an investigation. Male was physically assaulted by the female. Yolanda Thelma Washington was arrested for Assault Family/Household member w/ previous convictions, an F3. MARCH 12, 2013 FM 1100 & Loesch Dr., 9:15 a.m. - Black dog running loose, has a leash. Arrived on scene, located the owner of the dog and advised her that her dog had broken through the fence while still chained up. She untangled the dog and re located him to a different part of the yard. 18400 Blk Cloudmore Ln., 9:53 a.m. - Baby hog in neighbors front yard. After arriving on scene the owner of the pet pig arrived on scene and with assistance got the animal back in her fenced yard. Monterrey St. & Monterrey Cv., 10:41 a.m. - Graffiti was located on a stop sign on Monterrey Cv. Photographs were taken and a report generated. Fast Cash Pawn, 245 Hwy 290 W, 12:37 p.m. - Three males in a vehicle have been coming in all morning to pawn items, pawn shop refusing to take items and the men in the vehicle peeled out in the parking lot almost hitting the store and the merchandise outside of the store. Left parking lot heading west on Hwy 290 in a white 4 door Honda Accord. Officer responded to location and met with store manager. Manager said she was suspicious of the way the subjects had left and returned

3 different times. Manager was not able to get a license plate, but would check video surveillance system and relay information to police dept. 800 Blk Lavaca Loop, 1:02 p.m. - While on scene speaking to complainant about an unleashed pitbull dog, the dog exited a garage from the house next door and was aggressive. At this point, the complainant ran inside his house and the officer ran backwards and pulled their weapons. The officers kept their distance, hoping the dog would retreat back to the house in which he did when the garage door partially opened then closed as soon as the dog ran back in. The owner exited the house to check on the dog. When the officer told him he would be issued a citation for dog at large he ran back inside the house evading detention from police. 800 Blk E 3rd St., 3:26 p.m. - Someone stole the hubcaps off the callers car. Arrived on scene, information gathered, photographs taken and a report was generated. Brenham & Main St., 9:27 p.m. - Minor accidentWhile patrolling, officer saw a vehicle traveling westbound across the railroad tracks at an unusual high rate of speed. The vehicle then turned into a business parking lot and stopped. Officer stopped to check the drivers welfare. Driver advised he was just involved in an accident in which he advised he collided into the rear of another vehicle as it was backing from a residential driveway in the 300 Blk of E Brenham St. Driver was See “POLICE,� Page 12

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the intent to impair its availability as evidence. Jimmy Beir was indicted for theft of property $20,000 or more but less than $100,000 with engaged organized criminal activity, a third degree felony enhanced to a second degree felony. On October 1, 2012 he allegedly exercised control over property, to-wit: a 2008 Freightliner truck model CTS 120 thereof, without effective consent of the owner, and with the intent to deprive the owner of the

Crime of the Week Flatbed utility trailer stolen Elgin Police are investigating the theft of a trailer from the Elgin school district. Between Feb. 2 and March 13, someone stole a 20-foot by 83-inch black pipe flatbed utility trailer from the EISD bus yard at 805 W. 10th Street. The trailer contained

two ramps and an 8,000 pound electric winch with a battery. The total value of stolen property is approximately $3,400. Contact Crime Stoppers or the Elgin Police Department at (512) 281-5758 to report infomation.

Call 472-TIPS (8477) to report information.

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property. The defendant did then and there commit said offense with the intent to establish, maintain or participate in a combination or in the profits of a combination who collaborated in carrying on said criminal activity. Justin Beir was indicted for burglary of a habitation with engaged organized criminal activity, a second degree felony enhanced to a first degree felony. On June 7, 2012 he allegedly knowingly entered a habitation without effective consent of the owner and attempted to commit or committed theft of property, to-wit: firearms. The defendant did then and there commit said offense with the intent to establish, maintain or participate in a combination or in the profits of a combination who collaborated in carrying on said criminal activity. Beir was also indicted for theft of property $20,000 or more but less than $100,000 with engaged organized criminal activity, a third degree felony enhanced to a second degree felony. On October 1, 2012 he allegedly exercised control over property, to-wit: a 2008 Freightliner truck model CTS 120, without effective consent of the owner and with the intent to deprive the owner of the property. The defendant did then and there commit said offense with the intent to establish, maintain or participate in a combination or in the profits of a combination who collaborated in carrying on said criminal activity. Wendall Boyd Bennett was indicted for theft, a second degree felony and engaging in organized criminal activity, a first degree felony. On January 1, 2008 and May 31, 2012 he

allegedly attempted or did aid another person to unlawfully appropriate, by acquiring or otherwise exercising control over property by deception, towit: United States Currency in the amount of $100,000 or more from the City of Smithville Housing Authority. Evita Flores was indicted for burglary of a building, a state jail felony. On December 5, 2012 she allegedly knowingly entered a building without effective consent of the owner and attempted to commit or committed theft of property, to-wit: a laptop computer. Cheryl Lackey was indicted for unauthorized use of a vehicle, a state jail felony. On January 17, 2013 she allegedly knowingly operated a motor vehicle, to-wit: a truck, without effective consent of the owner. Marty Lee Montez was indicted for sexual assault of a child, a second degree felony. On January 15, 2013 he allegedly intentionally or knowingly caused the penetration of the sexual organ of a child younger than 17 years of age by the defendants sexual organ. Robert Muniak was indicted for theft of property $20,000 or more but less than $100,000, a third degree felony. On October 13, 2012 he allegedly exercised controlled over property, to-wit: 1 front-end loader, without effective consent of the owner and with the intent to deprive the owner of the property. Muniak was also indicted for theft of property $20,000 or more but less than $100,000 with engaged organized criminal activity, a See “JURY,� Page 10

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