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Law Enforcement Blotter 5/5

LECSmLaw enforcement arrests and reports released Thursday, May 5, 2016

Wednesday, May 4

*7:39 AM – Brownwood Police were called to the 300 block of Bluffview Drive regarding theft of service.  According to the report, the complainant stated that a known male suspect was stealing electricity from a neighboring apartment.

*2:00 PM – Brownwood Police were called to a residence on Skyview Court regarding fraud.  According to the report, the complainant stated that she had been subject to a scam.

*4:14 PM – Brownwood Police responded to the 1300 block of Durham Avenue regarding a domestic disturbance.  According to the report, a fight had occurred between two relatives and had been a physical altercation which started with a disagreement over the care of their elderly mother.   The situation was settled by separation.

*5:04 PM – A Brown County Sheriff’s deputy was dispatched to a residence in the Cross Cut area regarding a civil matter.  According to the report, the complainant advised his neighbor’s mule had attacked his animals and he had shot the mule.

*8:24 PM – Brownwood Police were dispatched to the 200 block of E. Commerce regarding a male subject falling in the street.  According to the report, this call led to the arrest of 62-year-old Julian Valdez for public intoxication.

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Felony Offenders Sentenced in District Court

BrownCountyDistrictCourtLogoDistrict Attorney Micheal Murray reports that a felony case was recently heard in Brown/Mills County District Court, Judge Stephen Ellis presiding.

Buddy Eugene Allgood pled guilty to the felony offenses of Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver and Possession of a Controlled Substance – Drug Free Zone and was sentenced to 25 years, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Institutional Division.  Further, Allgood pled guilty to the felony offense of Delivery of a Controlled Substance – Drug Free Zone and was sentenced to 10 years, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Institutional Division.

Lillian Esther Mann Baker pled guilty to the felony offense of Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver and was sentenced to 10 years, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Institutional Division.

Jacob Gomez, on probation for the felony offense of Possession of a Controlled Substance, was adjudicated and sentenced to 6 years, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Institutional Division.  Further, Gomez pled guilty to the state jail felony offense of Possession of a Controlled Substance and was sentenced to 18 months, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, State Jail Division.

Jeffery Dewayne Whitehead pled guilty to the felony offense of Evading Arrest and was sentenced to 5 years, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Institutional Division.

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Law Enforcement Blotter 5/4

LECSmLaw enforcement arrests and reports released Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Sunday, May 1

*Brown County Sheriff’s Office received a report of fraud involving a financial instrument.  According to the report, the complainant stated someone had stolen a check from his wife’s purse and used the check for a purchase at AT&T.

Monday, May 2

*1:01 PM – Brownwood Police were called to the 1200 block of Austin Avenue regarding two counterfeit $20 bills.  According to the report, the caller advised that she had received the two counterfeit bills in a deposit.

*5:04 PM – Brownwood Police received a report of credit/debit card abuse which occurred in the 1000 block of N. Fisk Avenue regarding credit/debit card abuse.  A follow-up interview was conducted and it was determined that the incident involved credit card/debit card abuse as well as class C theft.

*Brown County Sheriff’s Office received a report of illegal dumping on County Road 317 in Early, TX.  According to the report, a deputy investigated the incident and identified two suspects.

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More than $19 Million in Federal Funds Awarded to Improve Rural Transit, Boost Economy

TxDotlogoThe Texas Transportation Commission awarded more than $19.4 million to rural transit providers across the state that assist people in getting to health care facilities, schools, employment and other necessary destinations. The federally-supported initiative provides public transportation funding for rural areas with populations of less than 50,000.

“Our rural residents rely on these transportation services to commute between jobs, school and doctor’s appointments, which helps them maintain their independence and quality of life,” said TxDOT Executive Director James Bass. “We are pleased to be able to assist these communities in continuing these important transportation services that keep people moving safely and comfortably.”

The commission approved the action at its April meeting.

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Law Enforcement Blotter 5/3

LECSmLaw enforcement arrests and reports released Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Monday, May 2

*6:36 PM – A Brown County Sheriff’s deputy made a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 1000 block of Early Blvd for a defective left brake light. According to the report, this stop led to the arrest of the driver, identified as 20-year-old Brandon Lynn Buffington of Early, for driving while license invalid without liability insurance.

*6:47 PM – Brownwood Police received a phone call from a complainant regarding a possible case of interference with child custody.

*8:00 PM – Brownwood Police were dispatched to the 3400 block of 3rd Street regarding the theft of a firearm.

*Brown County Sheriff’s Office arrested 27-year-old Jacob Alonzo Gomez of Brownwood on warrants related to possession of a controlled substance and motion to adjudicate/possession of a controlled substance.

*The Brownwood City Marshal arrested 27-year-old Sarah Rose Neuse of Brownwood on warrants related to theft and failure to appear.

*Brown County Sheriff’s Office arrested 46-year-old Tonya Denise Walters of Brownwood on a warrant related to motion to adjudicate.

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Law Enforcement Blotter 5/3

LECSmLaw enforcement arrests and reports released Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Monday, May 2

*6:36 PM – A Brown County Sheriff’s deputy made a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 1000 block of Early Blvd for a defective left brake light. According to the report, this stop led to the arrest of the driver, identified as 20-year-old Brandon Lynn Buffington of Early, for driving while license invalid without liability insurance.

*6:47 PM – Brownwood Police received a phone call from a complainant regarding a possible case of interference with child custody.

*8:00 PM – Brownwood Police were dispatched to the 3400 block of 3rd Street regarding the theft of a firearm.

*Brown County Sheriff’s Office arrested 27-year-old Jacob Alonzo Gomez of Brownwood on warrants related to possession of a controlled substance and motion to adjudicate/possession of a controlled substance.

*The Brownwood City Marshal arrested 27-year-old Sarah Rose Neuse of Brownwood on warrants related to theft and failure to appear.

*Brown County Sheriff’s Office arrested 46-year-old Tonya Denise Walters of Brownwood on a warrant related to motion to adjudicate.

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Law Enforcement Blotter 5/2

LECSmLaw enforcement arrests and reports released Monday, May 2, 2016

Friday, April 29

*12:07 AM – Brown County Sheriff’s Office received a report of the burglary of a vehicle in Early.  According to the report, a GPS unit was stolen during the burglary.

*9:41 AM – Brownwood Police made a traffic stop in the 2600 block of Vincent Street.  According to the report, this stop led to the discovery that the passenger of the vehicle, identified as 29-year-old Jarvis Coleman of Brownwood, was in possession of marijuana.  Jarvis was arrested for possession of marijuana in a drug free zone.

*11:36 PM – A Brown County Sheriff’s deputy made a traffic stop on a vehicle at the intersection of Lovers Ln. and Blarney Dr. Brownwood, TX 76801. During the course of the stop, the deputy noted an odor of marijuana and conducted a probable cause search on the car which led to the discovery of about 4.7 ounces of marijuana without packaging. Both adult occupants of the car, identified as 43-year-old Jennifer Lilly and 32-year-old Ryan Michael Schwab, both of Brownwood, were questioned about the contraband and eventually arrested for possessing it. Lilly was charged with possession of marijuana greater than 4 ounces less than 5 pounds.  Schwab was charged with possession of marijuana greater than 4 ounces less than 5 pounds.

*Brown County Sheriff’s Office arrested 18-year-old Colbey Ray Owings of Brownwood for possession of a controlled substance penalty group 1 less than 1 gram.

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Single Vehicle Rollover Results in Death of Brownwood Man

BPDpatchSmallBrownwood Police released the following information regarding a fatality accident which occurred on Burnet Drive over the weekend.

Saturday, April 30, 2016, at approximately 9:00 p.m., members of the Brownwood Police Department, Brownwood Fire Department and Lifeguard EMS responded to the area of Burnet Drive and Virgil Gray Street regarding a report of a one-vehicle traffic accident.  The Texas Department of Public Safety also assisted the police department in this investigation.

Upon arrival, officers observed a 2000 Ford F-150 pickup stopped in the middle of the roadway across both lanes of traffic.  It appeared that, for unknown reasons, the pickup left the roadway and traveled up an embankment where it struck a large rock, causing it to roll over.  The pickup then traveled back onto the roadway where it came to rest.  Based on the observations at the scene, it appears that the driver was ejected from the vehicle.

The driver of the pickup was identified as 40-year-old Salamon Luis Nava.  Mr. Nava was transported to the Brownwood Regional Medical Center where he was stabilized then flown to Hendricks Medical Center in Abilene for further treatment.

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Brownwood Fire Department - Fire & Rescue Reports 5/2

BFDlogoSmallReports released for the period of April 25-May 1, 2016 from the Brownwood Fire Department include 34 medical emergencies, 4 fire calls, 1 lock-in call, and 4 motor vehicle accidents.

Reports of interest that the Brownwood Fire Department responded to include:

Tuesday, April 26

*11:43 AM – Brownwood Fire Department was dispatched the 400 block of W. Commerce regarding a child who was locked inside a vehicle. The door was quickly unlocked and the child unharmed.

Wednesday, April 27

*3:38 AM - Brownwood Fire Department responded to a motor two-vehicle accident involving a vehicle striking a parked car in the 2000 block of 4th Street.   Firefighters arrived on scene with police to find there were no injuries.

*7:54 AM - Brownwood Fire Department responded to a two-vehicle accident with no injuries at the intersection of Austin Avenue and Melwood Street.

*9:16 AM - Brownwood Fire Department was dispatched to a two-vehicle accident at 14th Street and Magnolia.  Fire crews arrived on scene with police to find all occupants out of the vehicles and that there were no injuries.

*8:01 PM - Brownwood Fire Department was called to a possible structure fire in the 1700 block of 11th Street.  Firefighters arrived to find nothing showing. Fire crews investigated and found a heating ventilation and cooling unit was smoking and had filled the house with smoke.  The residence was searched with nothing found and the ventilation fan was used to remove smoke from the structure.

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Law Enforcement Blotter 4/29

LECSmLaw enforcement arrests and reports released Friday, April 29, 2016

Wednesday, April 27

*3:39 PM – Brownwood Police were dispatched to the 400 block of W. Commerce regarding theft.  According to the report, a female suspect in her 20s was observed stealing items from the business and then left in a vehicle.  Although the suspect was not located at the time of the report, she was identified and the incident was documented.

*3:49 PM – Brownwood Police were called to the 1600 block of Wood Avenue regarding an assault.  According to the report, an altercation had occurred between a couple and an incident of assault family violence was documented.

*4:09 PM – Brownwood Police were dispatched to the 2600 block of Crockett Drive regarding theft.   According to the report, the director of risk management stated that medical lab equipment had been stolen from the business.

*Brown County Sheriff’s Office received a report of theft at a property south of Bangs.  According to the law enforcement, the complainant reported improperly reporting of gas being drilled on property, which they own or have interest in, that they have not been properly paid.  The alleged suspect is known and owns a drilling company, the report states.

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