Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Maverick County Sheriff's Office(PRESS RELEASE)-January 21, 2015


A motor vehicle accident involving a 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt occurred at the intersection of FM1021 and Wildwood yesterday evening, at approximately 10:23 PM. County units arrived at the scene and observed the Cobalt on its left side with a male driver trapped inside the vehicle and a female passenger that was ejected upon impact laying approximately 90 feet from the vehicle. The female would be airlifted to a medical facility via AirEvac and the driver was transported to the Fort Duncan Regional Medical Center for medical treatment. A witness at the scene told officers the vehicle had been racing prior to the incident. This accident remains under investigation.


Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Maverick County Sheriff's Office(PRESS RELEASE)-January 20, 2015


Units responded to the intersection of FM 1021(EL Indio Highway) and Rosita Valley Road Monday afternoon in response to a reported motor vehicle accident. Upon arrival minutes after the 6:30 PM hour, deputies observed a 2013 black Ford F-150 Pickup and 1999 white Chevrolet Trailblazer had collided. Contact was made with the female driver of the Ford Pickup, who stated she was traveling southbound on FM 1021 when the male driver of the Trailblazer failed to yield at the right of way on Rosita Valley Road. Impact was made to the F-150's left front quarter panel and damages were evident on the Trailblazer's front panel. The driver and the occupants of the Ford truck were transported to the Fort Duncan Regional Medical Center for medical treatment. The driver of the Trailblazer refused medical attention at the time of the report. This accident is currently under investigation   
Maverick County Sheriff's Office(PRESS RELEASE)-January 20, 2015


Units were dispatched to the Comanche Ranch early Saturday morning in response to human remains found on the ranch property. At approximately 11:17 AM, deputies made contact with United States Border Patrol agents at the scene, who advised they had been contacted by the ranch manager. The manager stated that a ranch helicopter pilot had spotted the human remains on the property. Justice of the Peace Madera was contacted and pronounced the unknown subject deceased at 1:25 PM. Judge Madera also ordered an autopsy on the remains.


Maverick County Sheriff's Office(PRESS RELEASE)-January 20, 2015


Maverick County Shjeriff's deputies, under the direction of Tom Schmerber, responded to calls of a vehicle in pursuit coming into the Eagle Pass area late Friday afternoon. At approximately 5:30 PM deputies began their pursuit of a 2003 grey Dodge Ram Pickup heading South on US Highway 277 that failed to yield to Border Patrol agents. The pickup also failed to yield to county units and the pursuit continued as deputies followed closely through the Seco Mines area and back onto US Highway 277, heading south. The driver of the pickup eventually lost control while attempting to make a turn at a high rate of speed and collided with a county unit and a wooden fence at a private residence. A quick search of the vehicle found two military-style duffel bags containing approximately 97.6 lbs. of marijuana. The subject, identified as forty-seven year old Jose Flores was taken into custody and transported to the Tom Bowles Detention Center. This case is currently under investigation.


Friday, January 16, 2015

Texas Border Sheriff's Coalition Annual Winter Meeting Held In Maverick County





Maverick County played host to the 2015 Texas Border Sheriff's Coalition annual winter meeting this past week, where over fifty dignitaries and public officials from around the Texas/Mexico border region gathered for a two day conference at the Kickapoo Lucky Eagle Hotel. Invited guests and representatives from the various law enforcement agencies in the area were also on hand to partake and give their input on the pertinent information and goings on in the area. Maverick County Sheriff Tom Schmerber and his staff take this opportunity to thank the conference participants for attending and welcomes them back to Eagle Pass and Maverick County for the following conference with open arms. 


Pictured below with Sheriff Schmerber and Chief Deputy Rick Fuentes is Col. Steve McCraw, Texas Department of Public Safety Director.



 

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Maverick County Sheriff's Office(PRESS RELEASE)-January 15, 2015



County units were at the scene of a single motor vehicle rollover accident in Maverick County late Wednesday evening. At approximately 11:19 PM, deputies made their way to mile marker 382 on US Highway 57 and observed a 2014 silver Chevrolet Silverado pickup laying on its right side. Upon closer observation, officers noticed a male trapped inside the vehicle. EMS and Fire Department rescue units arrived and were on hand to remove the male driver from the vehicle. A female passenger was able to get out of the vehicle on her own. Both occupants were then transported to the Fort Duncan Regional Medical Center for further treatment and the Texas Department of Public Safety has taken over the investigation.

 

Monday, January 12, 2015

Maverick County Sheriff's Office(PRESS RELEASE)-January 12, 2015




Deputies were at the scene of a single vehicle motor vehicle rollover accident Friday evening, minutes before the 11 PM hour. County units arrived to the intersection of Del Rio Highway and Juanita Drive and made contact with Jose Luis Escobedo, the driver of a 2005 black Ford F-250. Mr. Escobedo stated he was traveling north on Del Rio Highway when a vehicle cut in front of him, causing him to swerve and lose control of his vehicle, eventually ending up overturned in a brushy area. Mr. Escobedo and his passenger refused medical attention at the time of the incident.