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Sheriff Robert Bolcik reported 2,160 calls went through dispatch from April 11 to April 17.

The sheriff’s department responded to 55calls; the Refugio Police Department, 33; state troopers four; Woodsboro Marshal, four; medics, 17; animal control, 10; Refugio VFD, two.

Family disturbance

A male suspect was arrested and taken to Refugio County Jail on April 16 at 10:35 p.m. and booked for assault, family violence.

The suspect allegedly showed up at his step-daughter’s residence in Tivoli and punched her in the mouth and busted her lip. The caller said that the suspect was intoxicated. The victim told officers that her husband hit the suspect twice after she was assaulted.

Deputies Peter Silvas, Ronald Ramirez and Phillip Ruiz were dispatched to the scene to investigate, along with Trooper Blake Chapman.

The 911 caller advised that she wanted to press charges and wanted the subject taken to jail. The subject was arrested and taken to jail.

DWI arrest

Sergeant Enrique Diaz arrested a female subject on April 16 at 1:42 a.m. for DWI. He initiated the traffic stop on Hwy 77 near the weigh strip. The female subject was taken into custody and a wrecker was requested for the vehicle. Woodsboro wrecker arrived on the scene and Sgt. Diaz took the subject to Refugio County Jail.

Car accident

A driver lost control of his vehicle and flipped on its side in the water at 12:30 a.m. on FM136.

A caller advised that the driver was out of the vehicle and unnjured, but the vehicle remains on its side and partially in the water.

Trooper Blake Chapman investigated the accident. A wrecker was requested for the vehicle and the driver was given a courtesy ride to Ingleside.

Domestic disturbance

A female victim on James Street in Refugio was allegedly hit in the stomach with a rock at 7:17 p.m. on April 13.

The victim called 911 and told the dispatcher that her husband threw the rock and she had a large red mark on her stomach.

While the victim was on the line with the 911 dispatcher, the victim told the male suspect several times to stop pushing her.

Officer Duqualis Farrow was dispatched to the scene to investigate.

The male suspect was arrested and taken to Refugio County Jail.

Undocumented immigrants

Two undocumented subjects were taken to Refugio County Jail to await the arrival of the Border Patrol on April 11 at 5:35 p.m.

Deputy Jeff Raymond initiated a traffic stop for traveling 69 miles per hour in a 55 mph zone in Bayside on Hwy 136 near the county line. The Border Patrol was advised of the two possible undocumented subjects and Chief Deputy Sheldon Wiginton was requested assistance for transport. The vehicle was taken to the annex.

Mase threats

Deputy Ronald Ramirez was dispatched to the Bayside City Council meeting at 8:19 p.m. on April 12, after a suspect at the meeting threatened to use mase on another individual.

School disturbances

Sgt. Glen Grasham was dispatched to Tivoli on April 11 to investigate a disruptive student at the school.

The officer issued two citations and the student was removed from class, according to reports.

The student reported that other students were sending her threatening text messages.

The officer reviewed the cell phone messages. No charges were filed, according to reports.

At 7:05 p.m. on April 16, the student called 911 to report that the three people who have been sending threatening text messages had walked into her residence and charged her.

On April 17 at 3:40 a.m. the teen called 911 to report that a group of guys in a truck circled her and then a girl got out and started hitting her and knocked her glasses off and she could not get up, according to reports.

The student told dispatchers she could not tell if she was bleeding because it was too dark.

Deputy Peter Silvas was dispatched to her residence to take the report.

Head injury

A caller advised on April 11 that a male was bleeding from the back of his head at the Shell station. The victim was reported conscious but was refusing medical attention.

He was then taken to Refugio Memorial Hospital for treatment.

LL argument

A 911 caller on Mequite Street reported on April 14 that she and her sister-in-law are arguing over Little League matters.

The caller wanted her relative to leave. Offier Bill Schaefer was dispatched to the residence and advised the subjects to take the matter to the Little League Association.

Loose pit bull

A Violena Elliott Street resident reported at 12:10 p.m. on April 14 that a pit bull dog was running loose in the neighborhood, growling and barking at everyone.

The matter was referred to the animal control officer.

Family dispute

A Victoria woman reported on April 15, that she was traveling with her boyfriend, her daughter, 17, and her son, 13 when the siblings began to fight.

Her son allegedly grabbed her daughter’s glasses and threatened to break them. The parent pulled over to break up the fight and her son allegedly called her a profane name. The parent told the officer she slapped him and threw his cell phone on the ground.

The son told her he wanted to go with his dad and put the phone back together and called his dad.

The boyfriend and daughter allegedly left her and her son on the side of the road on U.S. 77 south of Hwy. 239. When her ex-husband showed up, according to reports, she ran across the highway, he followed her, grabbed her cell phone and broke it.

Deputy Jeff Raymond took the report.

Dog dispute

A Refugio resident reported on April 12 that her dog was taken by a known person.

The suspect reported that the woman’s son had given her the dog and she thought they had agreed.

Officer Jamie O’Reilly spoke with the suspect and the dog was returned.

Suspicious vehicle

A motorist called at 4:30 p.m. on April 12 to report a light blue car was parked on the side of the road for quite a while and he was unsure if the were “up to no good.”

Sgt. Gary Wright was dispatched to the scene where he found the subjects picking dewberries.

Trespass on tractor

A Bayside resident on Driftwood Drive reported at 9:03 p.m. on April 15 that another resident and his mother were in his yard with a big tractor and he wanted them off now, according to reports.

Deputy Ronald Ramirez was dispatched to investigate the incident.

Man in tree

A Second Street resident reported at 9:38 p.m. on April 13, that someone was in a neighbor’s tree the night before at 1 a.m.

The resident also reported that someone dressed in black ran in front of his vehicle, according to reports.

The caller also reported that he heard that someone bought an ape suit and was going around town scaring people.

Patrols were stepped up in the neighborhood.
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