Two suspects have been questioned regarding reports of a man lurking in neighborhoods in Woodsboro and peeping in windows.
“Our investigator talked to two good suspects and reports have slowed considerably,” Sheriff Robert Bolcik said.
The sheriff asked that residents remain vigilant and call 911 immediately if anyone is spotted.
“I’m worried that if the suspect keeps this up, somebody may take matters into their own hands,” he said. “I don’t want to be working a death.”
Since last week, a woman reported a sighting on the corner of Pugh and Sixth steets.
“Unfortunately, she waited a few days to report the incident,” he said.
Sheriff Robert Bolcik reported 2,991 calls went through dispatch from Jan. 10 to Jan. 16.
The sheriff’s department responded to 45 calls; the Refugio Police Department, 27; state troopers six; medics, 23; Woodsboro marshal, one; animal control, seven; Refugio VFD, three; Woodsboro VFD, one, and Tivoli VFD, two.
A female resident on DelMar Street reported that a male was attempting to open her locked car at 7:41 p.m., Jan. 7.
Deputies Jacob Molina and Duqalis Farrow searched the are but were unable to locate a suspect. The suspect is described as a tall, medium-skin-toned male.
A woman having a seizure was rushed from the Osage Apartments on Jan. 4, at 3:53 a.m. to Refugio Memorial Hospital.
Deputy Duqualis Farrow and Sgt. Enrique Diaz were dispatched to the residence where they discovered a substance that was possibly marijuana in plain view.
A Houston woman was clocked driving 100 miles per hour south of Woodsboro in the north bound lane at (:13 a.m. on Jan. 5.
The vehicle the woman was driving was reported stolen; however, officers with the Houston PD said the car was reported stolen from the subjects roommate and she was given a set of keys, which disqualified the case from being a stolen car.
The officer said the driver was also reported as missing; however, the missing persons officials said the case should be considered a stolen vehicle because the subject is not missing.
The officers issued the woman three citations and took her to the Taqueria bus stop.
A 911 caller reported that a blue and grey Dodge pickup swerved off the roadway and crossed into a pasture at 2:16 a.m. on Jan. 4.
The caller advised he was searching for the subject with a spotlight but could find nobody.
Deputy Jacob Molina and Duqualis Farrow located the owner of Woodsboro. The man’s wife told officers that her husband was already asleep and that he did not know how the vehicle got into the pasture.
A wrecker was called to tow the vehicle.
Electric pole fire
Tivoli, Bayside an Woodsboro fire departments were called to assist Refugio VFD on a brush fire that began on an electric pole on Hilcorp property Jan. 6, at 3:22 p.m.
The brush fire was brought under control in just under one hour.
A male driver was taken to Refugio County for a driving under the influence at 1:37 a.m. on Jan. 5.
A driver reported the driver of a red Ford pickup was swerving all over the road in the northbound lane of U.S.77 near H-E-B.
Sgt. Enrique Diaz, Trooper Carl Currie and Deputy Duqualis Farrow located the Ford pickup and the driver was taken to jail.
In another incident the same day, a female caller reported three male subjects in an older model Chevy Tahoe with a life was traveling at a high rate of speed down Santiago toward the cemetery. The caller reported that the driver almost hit another vehicle on Huff Street.
Sgt. Rick Adame and Deputy Jeffery Raymond identified the vehicle and the driver. No arrests were made.
In another incident on the same day, the driver of a gold pickup truck was reported driving recklessly at 5:33 p.m.
The caller also reported that the passenger appeared to be an elderly many who looked frightened.
Deputies went as far as the county line but were unable to locate the vehicle.
Sgt. Glen Grasham escorted a Woodsboro High School student to his residence on Jan. 6, at 8:14 a.m. for being disruptive.