Monday, December 8, 2014

Maverick County Sheriff's Office(PRESS RELEASE)-December 8, 2014


Maverick County deputies responded to a structural fire on the 100 block of Sandalo Street Friday evening, near the 7:45 hour. Deputies observed a white mobile home fully engulfed in flames upon arrival and made contact with the homeowner, who stated that she had been noticing the smell of smoke in the front area of the home for weeks. The owner added that the smell was ruminating again from the same area and noticed flames shooting from behind a recliner. The female and her children were able to exit from the home safely and Eagle Pass Fire Department crews were summoned to the location, where they were able to extinguish the fire. Department investigators determined the cause of the fire was due to an electrical short.

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Maverick County Sheriff's Office(PRESS RELEASE)-December 2, 2014


At approximately 4:51 PM Monday Afternoon, deputies were summoned to the intersection of Buena Vista Road and Bella Vista Road in reference to a motor vehicle accident. Officers arrived at the locale to find a Chevrolet Impala involved in an accident with a Chevrolet pick-up truck. Te driver of the Impala, which suffered damages to its left rear side, stated he had pulled his vehicle over to attend to his child when the truck struck him from behind. The truck itself sustained injuries to the front right side. A female passenger in the Chevrolet Impala was transported to the Fort Duncan Regional Medical Center for further medical treatment while all other occupants of both vehicles refused medical attention at the time of the accident.
Maverick County Sheriff's Office(PRESS RELEASE)-December 2, 2014



Deputies responded to assistance calls from Zavala County in pursuit of a vehicle Sunday evening. Units assisting arrived at mile marker 394 on Highway 57, near Matthews Ranch, to find a 2004 red Ford F-150 overturned and unoccupied. Zavala deputies stated an unknown male excited the vehicle and ran across the highway into a ranch property. A search of the area found no possible suspects. Maverick County dispatch advised deputies that the Ford pickup was reported stolen out of San Antonio. Zavala County has since taken over the investigation. 
Maverick County Sheriff's Office(PRESS RELEASE)-December 2, 2014



Units were dispatched to a the intersection of Main Street and North Veterans Boulevard early Sunday morning, in regards to a motor vehicle accident involving an Eagle Pass Police Department police unit. At approximately 2:17 AM, deputies arrived to make contact with the female driver of a white Chevrolet SUV, who stated she was turning left on North Veterans Blvd. when she did not see the police unit and struck the front left panel. The female driver also stated that she was texting while driving and that caused her to wreck. Two people were transported to the Fort Ducan Regional Medical Center for further evaluation, including the driver of the police unit.
Maverick County Sheriff's Office(PRESS RELEASE)-December 2, 2014




Deputies responded to a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Wagon Wheel and Ghost Rider Road Saturday evening. Deputies arrived at the locale at approximately 11:12 PM to find a 2001 maroon GMC Yukon and 2013 black Dodge Ram pick up truck with sustained damages. Witnesses at the scene stated that the driver of the Dodge, later identified as Luis Antonio Tovar, was traveling east on Ghost Rider Road when he failed to make a complete stop at the intersection, causing him to collide with the Yukon traveling southbound on Wagon Wheel Road. The occupants of both vehicles refused medical attention on scene. Further investigations revealed that Tovar was intoxicated and refused to take a series of standardized field sobriety exams. Mr. Tovar was placed under arrest and was transported to the Tom Bowles Detention Center for processing.
Maverick County Sheriff's Office(PRESS RELEASE)-December 2, 2014


United States Customs and Border Protection reaches out to the Maverick County Sheriff's Office, Saturday Evening, after a stolen weapon was apparently recovered at the United States Port of Entry #2. Deputies made contact with customs officers, who stated that two male subjects were traveling back into the United States from Mexico when one of the males attempted to declare a weapon given to him by his late grandfather. CBP officers conducted a NCIC/TCIC check on the firearm, which came back as stolen by the Ft. Lauderdale Police Department. Officers took custody of the weapon and contacted the Maverick County Sheriff's Office to conduct further investigations.
Maverick County Sheriff's Office(PRESS RELEASE)-December 2, 2014


Sheriff's units were dispatched to the Baltica Street sector of Maverick County on November 27th, minutes past the 11 PM hour, after receiving reports from concerned citizens of suspicious activity in the area. Deputies were able to arrive in time to make a traffic stop on a 2002 white Mitsubishi Lancer, driven by twenty-six year old Ramiro Sixto De Leon, III. During questioning of the driver, deputies observed several brown cellophane-wrapped bundles, commonly used in the transport of narcotics, in plain sight. The packages were later determined to be marijuana and total weight of the contraband seized was 138.8 pounds. Mr. De Leon was arrested and transported to the Tom Bowles Detention Center for processing.