Friday, September 19, 2014

Maverick County Sheriff's Office(PRESS RELEASE)-September 19, 2014

The Maverick County Sheriff's Office seized 118.32 kilograms of marijuana from a residence in Eagle Pass, Texas on Monday September 15, 2014. No arrests have been made as the investigation continues.

Monday, September 15, 2014

Maverick County Sheriff's Office(PRESS RELEASE)-September 15, 2014

The Maverick County Sheriff's Office fielded a call regarding a house fire on Sunday, September 14th. Deputy units arrived to the 100 block of Sandalo Street shortly after 3:18 AM and observed smoke billowing from the living room area, where homeowners were found outdoors, attempting to extinguish the fire through a window. Property owner Rosendo Navarro stated he and his family were awakened by the sound of fire alarms. Eagle Pass Fire Department crews arrived at the locale and were able to contain the fire. The value of damages caused by the fire was unknown at the time of report. This case is under investigation by the Eagle Pass Fire Marshal.

Friday, September 12, 2014

Maverick County Sheriff's Office(PRESS RELEASE)-September 12, 2014

Sheriff's deputies were dispatched to Loop 480 after receiving reports of a rollover accident on Wednesday, September 10th, at approximately 11:30 AM. Units arrived and spoke with Pedro Alvarado, Jr., the driver of a 2003 green Oldsmobile Alero. Mr. Alvarado told officers he was driving northwest bound on Loop 480 when he noticed his tire was losing air and when he attempted to veer strait, he failed to do so and lost control of the vehicle, causing it to rollover.  Mr. Alvarado refused medical attention at the time of this report. This case remains under investigation.

A Public Service Announcement from the City of Eagle Pass

The city of Eagle Pass Public Works department will start the micro seal of Avenue A from Ferry Street to Second Street on Tuesday, September 16, 2014. During construction, no through traffic will be allowed. Barricades will be set up during construction to control traffic flow. Provisions will be made to allow neighborhood residents to access their homes.

During construction, there will be heavy equipment, dust, and noise in and around the construction area. We recommend that cars not drive over the fresh oil, unless necessary, and if so, to do so slowly over the oil. We ask for your cooperation in obeying all traffic signs, including flagmen assigned to the area. No parking will be allowed on the right of way during constructions. If vehicles remain on the right of way during construction, a wrecker service will be utilized at the owner's expense. Sprinklers will not be allowed to be left on over night during the period of construction. Failure to abide will lead to a citation to Municipal Court.

It is the intention of the Public Works department to finish the construction as quickly as possible, but there may be unforeseeable delays due to the actual condition in place materials. Cooperation from all residents will also enhance the construction.

If you need additional information or have any questions, please call our office at 830-773-9048.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Maverick County Sheriff's Office(PRESS RELEASE)-September 10, 2014

A motor vehicle accident on El Indio Highway near the Tierra Del Sol subdivision interrupted traffic Wednesday morning, after the two vehicles involved became fully engulfed in flames. Deputies were dispatched to the area at approximately 2:18 AM and made contact with Efrain Sanchez, the driver of a Dodge Charger, and Carnell Ford, the driver of a 2007 white International tractor trailer. Mr. Sanchez stated that both vehicles were traveling southbound on FM 1021, when the trailer attempted to make a right-hand turn into the Alamo Concrete property from the southbound inside line, not noticing that Mr. Sanchez was traveling alongside him on the outer lane. The Charger was unable to avoid collision, and struck the tractor on the right quarter front area, causing the vehicle to burst into flames.

Both drivers were able to exit their vehicles and refused medical attention at the time of the report. Eagle Pass Fire Department crews were summoned to the location to assist in extinguishing the fire.  The Texas Department of Public Safety took over the scene of the accident and investigation.

Monday, September 8, 2014

Human Remains Discovered at Glass Ranch

Maverick County Sheriff's Office(PRESS RELEASE)-September 6, 2014

Sheriff's deputies were called out to the Glass Ranch on FM 2644 Friday afternoon in reference to human remains found on the property. At approximately 3:28 PM, units were dispatched to the locale, where officers met with United States Border Patrol agents , who stated ranch personnel were taking photos of the rural areas when they discovered what appeared to be human remains. A skull and three pieces of bone were recovered in the area, alongside a pair of shoes. Justice of the Peace Madera was called to the scene where she pronounced the remains deceased at 5:32 PM. This case has been transferred to the Maverick County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigations Unit for further investigation.

Friday, September 5, 2014

Maverick County Sheriff's Office(PRESS RELEASE)-September 5, 2014

Deputies responded to a motor vehicle accident in the same vicinity of another recently  occurred accident at the intersection of FM 1021(EL Indio Highway) and Loop 480 this morning, shortly after the 12:00 AM hour. Deputies arrived at the scene to find a 2001 Tan Chevrolet Pick up and a 2013 white Ford Explorer in the middle of the roadway. Contact was initially made with the driver and passenger of the explorer, fifty-two year old Rodolfo Guajardo Pena and Martha Patricia Pena, who stated they were traveling northbound on FM 1021 when traffic slowed to a halt because of an accident on the highway. The Chevrolet pickup, driven by forty-two year old Mario Alonso Bass, then struck the explorer from behind. Mr. Bass said he was also traveling north on FM 1021 and did not notice the stationary vehicle. He attempted to avoid the vehicle but was unable to and struck its rear, causing extensive damage to both vehicles. 

Eagle Pass Fire Department crews were at the scene to provide medical attention. Both Ms. Pena and Mr. Bass refused medical attention at the time, while Mr. Bass was treated at the scene before being transported to the Fort Duncan Regional Medical Center for further medical attention. 

Deputies noticed a strong odor of alcohol emitting from Mr. Bass, as well as a distinct slur in his speech and blood shot eyes. Mr. Bass then admitted to having consumed several alcoholic beverages prior to the incident. Mr. Bass refused to provide a specimen of his breath and was placed under arrest for Intoxication Assault. Bass was transported to the Tom Bowles Detention Center for processing.