Sheriff Lake's Report: May 17, 2019 - May 22, 2019

FRIDAY 5/17/19

Deputy Richard Mojica responded to PR 848 in reference to a disturbance. Upon arrival, Deputy Mojica met with the complainant who stated that she and her son had gotten into an argument. Complainant advised that during the argument, her son shoved her against the door causing cuts to her arm and wrist. Complainant stated that her son then left the residence. All information has been forwarded to the DA's office.

MONDAY 5/20/19

Constable Bryan Murff took a report of harassment. Complainant stated that her ex-boyfriend started texting her all kinds of upsetting messages. Complainant stated that she is in fear for her safety and would like to file charges since he will not stop having communication with her. Information was forwarded to the DA's office.

Deputy Chris Dickerson responded to FM 959 regarding a theft. Upon my arrival, Deputy Dickerson met with the complainant who stated some unknown actor(s) entered his shop and stole a Stihl trimmer and a small red gas can with some fuel in it. This case is being investigated.

TUESDAY 5/21/19

Deputy Chris Dickerson initiated a stop on a vehicle for a defective brake light. Deputy Dickerson then made contact with the male driver. While speaking with the driver, Deputy Dickerson detected the odor of what he believed to be an alcoholic beverage emitting from inside the vehicle. Deputy Dickerson then observed in the driver's floorboard a liquid pouring out from underneath the seat. Deputy Dickerson had the subject exit the vehicle and retrieved an open alcoholic beverage from under the driver's seat. Deputy Dickerson then began conducting a search of the vehicle. While searching, Deputy Dickerson located 6 medication bottles. All bottles were unopened with a foil seal, but none of the bottles had any instructions, patients' name, doctor's name, or any other information typically seen on prescription pill bottles. The driver was given a citation for the open container and all medication bottles were taken and logged into evidence.

Deputy Chris Dickerson responded to the area of Hwy 315 regarding a male subject walking very close to traffic. Deputy Dickerson located the subject walking and offered him a courtesy ride due to the heavy traffic and wet roads for his safety. While patting the subject down for officer safety, Deputy Dickerson located a plastic bag containing 21 small blue tablets later identified to be a controlled substance that would require a prescription. The subject was placed under arrest for possession of a dangerous drug and transported to the Panola County Detention Center.

Deputy Travis Curry responded to a residence on Hwy 59 S. in reference to a burglary that already occurred. Upon arrival, Deputy Curry met with the complainant who stated that upon arriving at his residence he observed his front door to be standing wide open. Complainant advised that upon entering he discovered four replica guns to be missing. This case is being investigated.

Deputy Travis Curry responded to CR 338 in reference to a UUMV and burglary of a vehicle. Upon arrival, Deputy Curry met with the complainant who stated that when he went outside to walk his dog, he discovered his white 2015 Chevrolet truck was missing. Complainant advised that the actor(s) also rummaged through his nephew's truck stealing some change before stealing his truck. The truck has been entered into NCIC/TCIC as stolen.

WEDNESDAY 5/22/19

Deputy Chris Dickerson initiated a stop on a vehicle for speeding and made contact with the male driver. While speaking with the driver, Deputy Dickerson detected the odor of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle. Deputy Dickerson had the subject exit the vehicle and began conducting a search. While searching Deputy Dickerson located a bag containing suspected marijuana as well as two 9mm handguns. The subject was placed under arrest for possession of marijuana and unlawfully carrying a weapon and transported to the Panola County Detention Center.