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.

Friday, October 17, 2014

Maverick County Sheriff's Office(PRESS RELASE)-October 17, 2014

Deputies patrolling the north sector of Maverick County witnessed two male subjects having a verbal argument near the 3100 block of Del Rio Blvd. The incident, which occurred near 11:30 AM Thursday, prompted deputies to approach the two male subjects. The officials noticed that one male, later identified as Luis Lugan, continued to approach the other in an aggressive manner. A deputy attempted to detain Mr. Lugan, but Mr. Lugan was non-cooperative and would not submit to hand restraints. Necessary force was used to detain Mr. Lugan. He was taken into custody and transported to the Tom Bowles Detention Center, where he was charged with resisting arrest and or detention.
Maverick County Sheriff's Office(PRESS RELEASE)-October 15, 2014

The Maverick County Sheriff's Office responded to a 911 emergency call Wednesday morning, in regards to a motor vehicle accident with a fixed object. Deputies arrived to the 400 block of High Noon Street  at approximately 9:20 AM to find an Eagle Pass ISD school bus halfway inside a property. After further investigation, the driver of the bus stated he may have possibly lost focus while traveling westbound on High Noon Street. The school bus was carrying nineteen students and  was en route to Rosita Valley Literacy Academy when the incident occurred. The driver and the students were checked on by EMS crews at the scene and all passengers refused further medical attention or transport.
Maverick County Sheriff's Office(PRESS RELEASE)-October 15, 2014

Deputies responded to calls regarding a structural fire on Tuesday October 14, near the 200 block of View Drive. Deputies spoke with the owner of the residence in question, who stated she noticed large amounts of smoke emitting from the boiler room area. The Eagle Pass Fire Department arrived at the scene and was able to extinguish the fire. The amount of damages caused by the fire was unknown at the time of the report. This case remains under investigation.
Maverick County Sheriff's Department(PRESS RELEASE)-October 15, 2014

Sheriff's units responded to a motor vehicle accident Tuesday morning, at approximately 8:12 AM, near the intersection of Highway 277 North and Dr. Gates Drive. Deputies arrived to make contact with Laurence Murtagh, the driver of a 2001 red Volkswagen Beetle, whose vehicle suffered front-end damages. A second vehicle involved, a 2000 white Mercury van driven by Dora Elia Hernandez, suffered damages to the rear of the vehicle. Emergency Services crews arrived to treat for injuries at the the scene. Ms. Hernandez was later transported to the the Fort Duncan Regional Medical Center for further medical treatment. This accident remains under investigation.