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.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Motor Vehicle Accident on Rosita Valley Road

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


County Units were dispatched to the 2700 block of Rosita Valley Road on July 7th, at approximately 1:15 PM,  in reference to a reported motor vehicle accident. Deputies arrived to make contact with the driver of 1997 Beige Ford Ranger, who was turning left into his residence, when a 2002 Silver Ford F-150 collided with the Ranger's left side. The F-150, attempting to pass the Ford Ranger, also struck twenty feet of fence line and struck a light pole. EMS crews were summoned to the scene, where the driver of the Ford Ranger was transported to the Fort Duncan Regional Medical Center for further medical treatment.

UPDATE

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

Phone services at the Maverick County Sheriff's Office have been fully restored. The Maverick County Sheriff's Office apologizes for the inconvenience and thanks the public for its understanding. 

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Maverick County Sheriff's Office(PRESS RELEASE)-July 16, 2014 5:50 PM


The Maverick County Sheriff's Office has remained in close communication with AT&T to resolve  existing issues with its telephone services. AT&T has described the issue as a group outage, affecting several hundred customers in the area, and has called on specialized technicians to manage repairs. AT&T estimates repairs will be completed by Saturday July 19th, at 7:00 P.M.

The Maverick County Sheriff's Office once again thanks you for your patience and understanding and reminds the public that 911 emergency service calls continue to function properly. 

PRESS RELEASE

Maverick County Sheriff's Office(PRESS RELEASE)-July 16, 2014


The Maverick County Sheriff's Office is currently experiencing technical difficulties with its telephone system. Measures are being taken to resolve the issue and restore full service as quickly as possible. Should an emergency arise, 911 lines are functioning properly. The Maverick County Sheriff's Office appreciates your patience and understanding.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Utility Trailer Catches Fire on US Highway 57

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

Deputies responded to U.S. Highway 57, mile marker 380, prior to the US Border Patrol Checkpoint, in reference to a vehicle on fire Monday. Deputies arrived to find a utility trailer engulfed in flames and made contact with the driver of a 2002 maroon Ford Lobo bearing Coahuila plates that was pulling the trailer. The male subject stated that he had the chance to release the utility trailer from the pickup before the fire could cause any damages to the vehicle. The Eagle Pass Fire Department assisted in extinguishing the fire and the driver, alongside his passengers, refused medical treatment. The United States Border Patrol assisted in traffic control.