Monday, November 17, 2014

Maverick County Sheriff's Office(PRESS RELEASE)-November 17, 2014

Deputies patrolling Eidson Road in the early hours Sunday morning were involved in a vehicle pursuit. At approximately 12:32 AM, county units observed a 2014 Jeep Compass fail to maintain a single lane at the intersection of Eidson Road and Callejon Terran. Upon turning on emergency lights to conduct a traffic stop for the offense, deputies noticed the Jeep refused to stop as it proceeded south on Callejon Terran. County dispatchers were advised as a pursuit ensued as the vehicle continued west on Calle Encuentro. The pursuit came to halt when the jeep chose to stop on the 600 block of Barbara Street. The driver, later identified as Mario Alberto Hernandez, Jr., was placed under arrest for Driving While Intoxicated and for Evading Arrest with a Motor Vehicle. Mr. Hernandez was then transported to the Tom Bowles Detention Center for processing.

Friday, November 14, 2014

Maverick County Sheriff's Office(PRESS RELEASE)-November 14, 2014

Deputies on patrol were dispatched to the intersection of Academy Road and Alazan Drive Thursday evening, in reference to a single vehicle rollover accident. At approximately 10:39 PM, county units arrived at the location to observe a gray 2012 Volkswagen Passat with no occupants turned over on its driver side.  Deputies then made contact with two male subjects at the scene, identified as eighteen year old Anthony J. Patitucci and twenty year-old James Bernal Reno. Mr Patitucci, the driver of the Passat, showed signs of intoxication and admitted to having consumed alcohol prior to the accident. He refused medical attention at the time of the report and refused to perform the standardized field sobriety test or provide a specimen of his breath to conclude a alcohol concentration level. Mr. Patitucci was then placed under arrest for driving while intoxicated. Mr. Patitucci's passenger, Mr. Reno, also refused medical attention and was cited for public intoxication. This case remains under investigation.

Monday, November 10, 2014

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

A structural fire led county units to the 3000 block of Del Rio Highway Saturday evening, shortly after 9:15 PM. Deputies arrived at the location and made contact with Ted Martinez, the owner of POPO's Barbacoa, who stated a stove caught fire while he was preparing food. Mr. Martinez also said the grease coming off of the pots fell on the flame and that caused the fire. The owner was able to put out the fire before it could cause any major damages, however, the Eagle Pass Fire Department arrived on the scene to clear the building from the fire for precautionary measures.
Maverick County Sheriff's Office(PRESS RELEASE)-November 10, 2014

Deputies responded to the 3400 block of Del Rio Blvd. in reference to a motor vehicle accident early Saturday morning, at approximately 2:30 AM. Upon arrival, units observed a 1997 white Chevrolet Pickup truck involved in a rollover accident. However, no occupants were found inside or at the scene of the accident. An immediate search of the area came up empty and the vehicle was impounded. This accident remains under investigation.

Friday, November 7, 2014

Maverick County Sheriff's Office(PRESS RELEASE)-November 06, 2014

County units responded to a motor vehicle accident five miles past the United States Border Patrol checkpoint on US Highway 57 Wednesday afternoon. Deputies arrived to find that a 2008 GMC Sierra pickup traveling southbound on  the Highway 57 inside lane was struck by a white tractor trailer from behind. The occupants of the Sierra, an elderly male and elderly female, were later transported to the Fort Duncan Regional Medical Center for further medical treatment. The Texas Department of Public Safety arrived at the scene and took over the accident investigation.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Maverick County Sheriff's Office(PRESS RELEASE)-November 05, 2014

Calls of a possible fire led deputies to Chula Vista early Wednesday morning. At approximately 1:32 AM, deputies were dispatched to the 100 block of Ranchitos Road, wherea 2003 Honda SUV and the front porch area of a residence were engulfed in flames. Contact was made with a male subject who stated his family was still sleeping inside the home. Deputies were able to gain entrance into the home and escorted the family to a secure location. The Eagle Pass Fire Department was also at the scene and took over the investigation.
Maverick County Sheriff's Department(PRESS RELEASE)-November 05, 2014

Sheriff's deputies were dispatched to Frente Street at 1:45 PM Tuesday afternoon in reference to a possible deceased person. EMS crews were on scene when units arrived and advised deputies that the male subject, later identified as Jorge Valdez Villarreal, was confirmed deceased. Justice of the Peace Smith was summoned to the location and pronounced Mr. Villarreal deceased at approximately 2:45 PM and ordered an autopsy be done.