Thursday, October 30, 2014

Maverick County Sheriff's Office(PRESS RELEASE)-October 30, 2014

County units were dispatched to Highway 277 North Wednesday afternoon, shortly after 6:40 PM, after deputies received a call in reference to a motor vehicle accident. Deputies arrived at the scene and spoke with a male juvenile driver of a 2005 gold Pontiac G6, who stated he was traveling north on Highway 277 when an unknown vehicle in front of him turned into a residence. In efforts to avoid hitting the turning vehicle, the driver broke, leading the Pontiac to skid approximately 228 feet before striking the fence line of a residence. The accident caused approximately 50 feet of damage to the property's fence. The make subject at the time of the report and was cited for not having a driver's license.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Maverick County Sheriff's Office(PRESS RELEASE)-October 29, 2014

Maverick County Sheriff's units responded to a motor vehicle accident on highway 277 East by mile marker 616 on Tuesday,October 28th, at approximately 12:10 PM. Upon arrival, deputies observed two tractor trailers and two vehicles involved in an accident near the road construction area. EMS crews were quickly summoned to the scene where the jaws of life were required in order to extract a female from a white van. The female was transported to the Fort Duncan Regional Medical Center where she was later pronounced deceased.  The driver of the second vehicle, a white pickup, was pronounced deceased at the scene, while his passenger was airlifted to San Antonio, Texas were he would later succumb to injuries. The drivers of the semi trailers were treated and released at the scene. The Texas Department of Public Safety arrived at the location and has since taken over the investigation.
Maverick County Sheriff's Office(PRESS RELEASE)-October 29, 2014

County units were dispatched to Mayan Circle Monday afternoon, after receiving calls of a motor vehicle accident. At approximately 4:47 PM, deputies made contact with fifty-six year old Dora Elia Martinez Rios, the driver of a 2013 maroon Ford Fusion. Ms. Rios stated she was stopped at the intersection of Mayan Circle and Las Brisas when she felt the impact of her vehicle being hit from behind by a motorcycle. The driver of the motorcycle, identified as sixty year old Frank Lara, Jr., was immediately ejected from his motorcycle upon impact. EMS crews transported Mr. Lara to the Fort Duncan Regional Medical Center for further observation after sustaining injuries. Ms. Rios refused medical attention at the time of the report.

Monday, October 27, 2014

Maverick County Sheriff's Office(PRESS RELEASE)-October 27, 2014

The Maverick County Sheriff's Office responded to calls of an unresponsive subject found inside a residence on Saturday, October 25th. At approximately 10:47 AM, units were dispatched to County road 606, w2here family members stated that a male, identified as Salvador Garcia, was found laying in his bed and unresponsive. The Eagle Pass Fire Department crew already at the scene transported Mr. Garcia to the Fort Duncan Regional  Medical Center emergency room, where he was later pronounced deceased by Justice of the Peace Melendrez at 11:04 AM. 

Friday, October 24, 2014

Maverick County Sheriff's Office(PRESS RELEASE)-October 24, 2014

Units were dispatched to the United States Border Patrol station, north sector early Friday in reference to four male subjects detained by agents. Upon arrival, sheriff's deputies spoke with agents, who advised that they came into contact with four male subjects in possession of feed sacks that contained marijuana. The subjects were detained and transported to the Maverick County Sheriff's Office. Deputies also took possession of the marijuana, which was later weighed for a total of 223.3 pounds and was tagged as evidence. This case is under investigation.

Monday, October 20, 2014

Maverick County Sheriff's Office(PRESS RELEASE)-October 20, 2014


Deputies responded to calls of a motor vehicle accident On Saturday, October 18th, shortly after 1:00 PM. Units arrived to the intersection of La Herradura Street and Eidson Road and made contact with Jose Franco, the driver of a 1993 blue Chevrolet Pick-up. Mr. Franco stated he was turning onto La Herradura Street off of Eidson Road and made a wide left turn, causing him to collide with a guard rail. While the rail and the vehicle both had visible damages, Mr. Franco refused medical attention. After preliminary investigation at the scene, it was revealed that alcohol may have contributed to the cause of the accident. This case remains under investigation
Maverick County Sheriff's Office(PRESS RELEASE)-October 20, 2014

 Deputies patrolling El Indio Highway Friday evening observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed on the center lane, prompting deputies to give chase in an attempt to conduct a traffic stop. Units followed a black 1996 Buick Regal who failed to  yield to requests and ultimately lost control and struck a light pole as it attempted to turn onto Memo Robinson Road. The driver of the Regal fled the scene of the accident on foot but was quickly apprehended by deputies a  few feet away from the scene. Further investigation of the vehicle led to the discovery of several duffel bags, containing approximately 218 pounds of marijuana.  The male subject was taken into custody and the case remains under investigation.

AEP was called to the location to assist in repairing the damage, which caused a blackout in the area for several hours.