Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Maverick County Sheriff's Office(PRESS RELEASE)-September 2, 2014


The Maverick County Sheriff's Office received a call regarding a possible fight in progress in the Loma Bonita sector early Sunday morning. Units arrived to the area near the 3:30 hour to find a male subject in the middle of Coyunda Street, with lacerations to his face and head. Deputies interviewed the subject, who had a strong odor of alcohol emitting from his person, and were told that he was at a party nearby and did not know who threw bottles at him. Eagle Pass ambulance crews were summoned to the location, where the male was treated before being taken to the Fort Duncan Regional Medical Center for further treatment.
Maverick County Sheriff's Office(PRESS RELEASE)-August 29, 2014


The Maverick County Sheriff's Office arrested a male subject identified as Eagle Pass resident Juan Carlos Romo Thursday evening, after Romo attempted to smuggle a dangerous drug into the Tom Bowles Detention Center. The controlled substance, later identified as black tar heroin, was found in Mr. Romo's possession. Mr. Romo was charged with introducing a prohibited substance to a detention facility, a third degree felony.

Friday, August 29, 2014

Maverick County Sheriff's Office-August 29, 2014


Maverick County Sheriff Tom Schmerber and the employees at the Maverick County Sheriff's Office came together to assist a local family in need this week. The Telles family, pictured above, suffered a total loss after their mobile home caught fire, along with all their belongings. Sheriff's office staff gathered funds to assist the family and made contact with local businesses who could help. HEB, Walmart, and the Shoe Department donated gift cards and clothing to help the family. Pictured above with the Telles family are Chief Deputy Rick Fuentes and Lt. Roberto De Leon. If you would like to donate to the Telles family, please contact the Maverick County Sheriff's Office at (830)773-2321.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Maverick County Sheriff's Office(PRESS RELEASE)-August 26, 2014


County units were dispatched to a single vehicle rollover accident on US Highway 277 Monday, approximately 10 miles out of Eagle Pass. Deputies arrived to make contact with the driver of a white Ford F-150, who stated that he felt his vehicle was pulling to the right and lost control when he attempted to readjust the pickup. The pickup rolled over once and was found to be upside down when units arrived at the scene. The driver refused further medical attention at the time of the incident. The Texas Department of Public Safety has taken over the investigation.
Maverick County Sheriff's Office(PRESS RELEASE)-August 26, 2014


Maverick County deputies responded to a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Boulder Ridge and Calle Nicolas Monday, August 25 at approximately 8 AM, after receiving reports that an Eagle Pass ISD school bus had been struck by a pickup exiting a residence. Units arrived to find that a 2007 Ford F-150 had backed out of a driveway and impacted the bus on its right side, leaving minimal damage. Twelve CC Winn High School students were aboard the bus when the accident occurred. All parties involved refused medical attention at the scene of the accident.

Monday, August 25, 2014

Maverick County Sheriff's Office(PRESS RELEASE)-August 25, 2014


Maverick County deputies attempted to conduct a stop for a traffic violation on a 2001 Pontiac bearing paper tags on El Indio Highway Monday morning, at approximately 1:21 AM. The vehicle refused to stop after the officer activated the emergency lights on the patrol unit and a chase ensued. The vehicle lost control at the corner of Calle Encuentro and Progreso Street in Loma Bonita and was immobilized after hitting a curb. It was then revealed that the Pontiac was occupied by ten undocumented citizens. The driver of the vehicle was apprehended and later identified at nineteen year old Jose Juan Arredondo, Jr. The United States Border Patrol was summoned to the location, where they took custody of the undocumented citizens.

Mobile Home Engulfed in Flames

Maverick County Sheriff's Office(PRESS RELEASE)-August 25, 2014


The Maverick County Sheriff's Office received a call at approximately 2:55 AM Sunday August 24th,  regarding a structural fire in the Rosita Valley area. Deputies arrived at the residence to find black smoke emitting from a mobile home completely engulfed in flames. Eagle Pass Fire Department crews were on scene and were able to control the fire, however, damages were extensive and the home was considered a total loss.