Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Maverick County Sheriff's Office(PRESS RELEASE)-April 22, 2015

Deputies with the Sheriff's Office assisted United States Border Patrol agents and Homeland Security Investigations in the Loma Bonita area of Maverick County Tuesday morning. At approximately 7:49 AM deputies conducted a welfare check at a residence on Coyunda Street and made contact with the male and female. Further investigations by HSI determined the female to be undocumented citizen and was taken into custody by the United States Border Patrol for processing. 

Monday, April 20, 2015

Maverick County Sheriff's Office(PRESS RELEASE)-April 20, 2015

Sheriff's deputies were dispatched to the Las Quintas subdivision of Maverick County Saturday afternoon after a discovery was made at an apartment complex in the area. At approximately 2:55 PM, deputies made their way to the complex and met with the owner who stated gardeners working on the lawn found five marijuana plants growing in the back yard. Residents of the apartment were questioned and told deputies that they had no knowledge of the plants. The plants were then removed and transported to the Maverick County Sheriff's Office evidence locker. The case was referred to the Criminal Investigations Unit for further investigation.

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Maverick County Sheriff's Office(PRESS RELEASE)-April 16, 2015

Deputies patrolling the Eagle Heights area of Maverick County were led on a brief pursuit Wednesday evening after a pickup truck failed to yield for a traffic stop. At approximately 7:58 PM, units witnessed a 1991 Chevy Silverado disregard a stop sign at the corner of Eidson Road and La Heradura Road. Deputies attempted to stop the vehicle on the traffic violation but were unsuccessful as the truck turned onto Balcones Blvd. and accelerated, continuing for several blocks before the driver exited the vehicle near an apartment complex on Macarena. Deputies were able to detain the male subject, where it was later revealed that he had active warrants out for his arrest. While performing an inventory of the vehicles, deputies discovered a white powdery substance inside the vehicle, which was later revealed to be cocaine. The vehicle was then impounded.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Maverick County Sheriff's Office(PRESS RELEASE)-April 14, 2015

Deputies were led on a brief pursuit through the Chula Vista sector of Maverick County early Tuesday morning. At approximately 12:28 AM, units responded to calls of a red Chrysler C300 leaving the scene of an accident that caused damage to property by the intersection of Candelario Montalvo Jr. Drive and Mesquite Street. Deputies spotted the vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed and attempted to conduct a traffic stop but the vehicle failed to yield. The driver was eventually apprehended by the 300 block of Alamo street after a brief chase. Forty-eight year old Luis Alberto Hernandez Trevino was arrested and charged with the following counts:

          -Evading Arrest/Dentention with a Motor Vehicle
          -Driving While Intoxicated
          -Duty on a Striking Fixture(Leaving the Scene of an Accident)
          -Resisting Arrest/Detention

Mr. Trevino was taken into custody and was transported to the Tom Bowles Detention Center for processing. 

Maverick County Sheriff's Office(PRESS RELEASE)-April 14, 2015

County units were dispatched to Blue Sky Road near the 9:30 PM hour Sunday evening in reference to a pickup truck that had fallen into a canal. Deputies arrived at the locale off of FM 2030 in Chula Vista and made contact with the driver and passenger  of the vehicle, identified as Jonathon and Brandon Velez. Mr. Velez told deputies he was attempting to cross the wooden bridge when he lost traction and caused his truck to tip over and fall into the canal. Both the driver and passenger refused medical attention.

Monday, April 13, 2015

Maverick County Sheriff's Office(PRESS RELEASE)-April 13, 2015

County units today today responded to a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of US Highway 277 North and Church Street in Seco Mines. At approximately 11:08 AM units were dispatched to the accident involving a white Dodge Durango SUV and a white tractor trailer. Contact was made with the driver of the Durango, who told deputies that he was stationary at a signal light when he was rear ended by the trailer. EMS crews then transported the driver of the Durango to the Fort Duncan Regional Medical Center for unknown injuries.
Maverick County Sheriff's Office(PRESS RELEASE)-April 13, 2015

Deputies on patrol Saturday morning were advised by United States Border Patrol of a pursuit in progress in southern Maverick County. At approximately 7:12 AM, agents out of the Border Patrol-Carrizo Springs sector were pursuing two vehicles involved in human smuggling practices on FM 2644. The chase continued through the Windship Ranch, where the occupants of both vehicles fled into the brush area.

County deputies assisted in removing the abandoned vehicles from the property. It was later determined that both vehicles involved in the pursuit, a  gray 2005 Dodge Ram and a Ford F-250 had previously been reported stolen. The vehicles were transported to the Maverick County Sheriff's Office for further investigation.