Motor Vehicle Accident-Deputies responded to a motor vehicle accident on US Highway 277 this morning, shortly after the 11:30 hour. Units were en route to the scene, whereupon arrival, observed a Ford Ranger had struck a cattle hauling tractor trailer from behind. CBP agents assisting at the scene observed a male driver pinned inside the vehicle and EMS&Fire Rescue crews arrived with jaws of life tools to extract the subject. The male was immediately transported to the Fort Duncan Regional Medical Center ER, where he would later succumb to injuries. The Texas Department of Public Safety was at the scene and has since taken over the investigation.
Wanted Person-Deputies arrested a male subject indentifed as Hector Olivares this afternoon after City of Eagle Pass Police officers had detained him when a check revealed an active warrant out of Maverick County. Mr. Olivares was transported to the Tom Bowles Detention Center for processing.
Burglary of Vehicle-A complainant on the 100 block of Sandalo reported an unknown subject gained entry into his vehicle without consent and took a car radio.
Motor Vehicle Accident-Deputies responded to a motor vehicle accident on FM1021 this morning after the driver of a 2011 GMC Terrain told deputies she fell asleep behind the wheel while traveling westbound, causing the vehicle to veer off the road and strike several objects, including a tree. EMS crews were summoned to the scene, where the driver refused further medical attention.
Possession of a Controlled Substance-Deputies patrolling Chilo Street this morning made contact with the occupant of a Dodge Ram with its lights on. Upon making contact, the deputies observed approximately seven baggies of cocaine and eleven used syringes in plain view. Enrique Mendiola was taken into custody at the locale and transported to the Tom Bowles Detention Center for processing after being medically cleared by EMS crews.