Monday, July 28, 2014

The Maverick County Sheriff's Office is Now Hiring!

Maverick County Sheriff's Office-July 28, 2014


The Maverick County Sheriff's Office is now accepting applications for a dispatcher position. Applicants must:

  • Must be 18 Years of Age or Older
  • United States Citizen
  • Have a High School Diploma or GED
  • Clear Criminal History


On the job training will be provided. Interested applicants can stop by the Maverick County Sheriff's Office for more information or to pick up an application.
          

Maverick County Sheriff's Office assist in Chase that ends in Mexico


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


Maverick County units responded to assist Texas Department of Public Safety troopers involved in a chase by Main Street and Harold Drive that ended in Mexico Saturday morning, at approximately 2:57 AM.

Upon arrival to port of entry #2, deputies were advised that a 2001 red Ford Focus had already crossed over to Mexico, but had struck a median on the Mexican side of the bridge. Officers from the various law enforcement agencies involved in the chase made their way to the middle of the bridge, where they met with Mexican Port authorites who advised they were taking thirty-nine year old Eagle Pass Resident Abel Garcia into custody for damages caused to the median.

Friday, July 25, 2014

MVA off of Rosita Valley Road

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




Deputies responded to a single vehicle rollover accident off of Rosita Valley Road  Thursday, July 24th. Deputies arrived at the scene to find a white 1992 Dodge Caravan that had just rolled over. The driver of the vehicle, thirty-eight year old Elana Guillen Munoz, was still inside the vehicle, with injuries sustained to her left arm. Twenty-one year old passenger Joanna Guillen sustained no injuries and was already out of the vehicle when deputies arrived. EMS crews were summoned to the scene where Mrs. Munoz was transported to the Fort Duncan Regional Medical Center for observation. The Cause of the motor vehicle accident was still uncertain at the time of the report and this case remains under investigation.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Deputy Explorers Visit the Tom Bowles Detention Center


Maverick County Sheriff's Office(PRESS RELEASE)-The Maverick County Sheriff's Jr. deputies explorers held their monthly meeting this week at the Tom Bowles Detention Center. Deputy explorers were ushered around the facility to give them a sense of its daily operations and met with Sheriff Schmerber to discuss the positive benefits that come from a career in law enforcement.    Pictured above are Sheriff Tom Schmerber, Explorer Supervisors Inv. Jose Ramos and Gabriel Serrano, and several members of the Sheriff's Jr. deputy explorers.

If you are a high school or incoming high school student interested in a career in law enforcement, contact the Maverick County Sheriff's Office at 830-773-2321 for more information on the explorers program!

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Trailer Catches Fire on US Highway 57

Maverick County Sheriff's Office(PRESS RELEASE)-July 21, 2014



Deputies responded to a vehicle on fire on Monday, July 21st near the Maverick County line on US Highway 57. County units arrived at the scene to find a tractor trailer pulled over on the side of the southbound lane, fully engulfed in flames and made contact with the driver of the rig, identified as fifty-four year old Paul Michael Mountain. Mr. Mountain stated he looked at his side view mirror and noticed smoke coming from the back of his trailer, at which point he pulled over on the side of the road and safely exited the trailer. Eagle Pass Fire Department crews were on scene to extinguish the fire. This incident is under investigation. 

Friday, July 18, 2014

Stolen Vehicle Recovered in Northern Maverick County

Maverick County Sheriff's Office(PRESS RELEASE)-July 18, 2014


Deputies responded to US Highway 277 North outside of Normandy, Texas Friday morning, after receiving calls of a suspicious vehicle outside a driveway. Upon arrival, deputies observed several subjects outside of the vehicle changing a tire. A license plate check on the 2004 Gray Ford Focus in question revealed the vehicle reported to be stolen out of Val Verde County. The subjects were then detained and transported to the Tom Bowles Detention Center for further questioning. This case remains under investigation.
                            Maverick County Sheriff's Office(PRESS RELEASE)-July 17, 2014


The Maverick County Sheriff's Office, under the direction of Sheriff Tom Schmerber, is pleased to announce it has agreed to terms with Webb County to assist its prisoner overflow. Sheriff Schmerber indicated that Webb County will begin its initial transfer of approximately fifty inmates in the coming days and that an additional amount of prisoners will be transported to Maverick County in the near future to be housed for an indefinite amount of time. The move will help Webb County alleviate its prisoner overpopulation and will also serve as a benefit to Maverick County. The Sheriff's Office, alongside the Office of the County Judge, continue to be proactive in seeking additional avenues of revenue. Pictured above are Sheriff Tom Schmerber and County Judge David Saucedo, moments after signing the agreement contract.