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Law West & East of Privilege Creek

By Judith Pannebaker BCC Editor

Monday, March 12:
After running afoul of the law, a Bad-Tempered Creep from the Pipe District was taken into custody and charged with assault with bodily injury.

Wednesday, March 14:
A City Slicker from San Antone motored merrily into the Hill Country before being stopped and cited for doing so without a license.

A Bandera Boozer seemed unable to hold his likker in public.

The good times of a nincompoop from New Braunfels came to a screeching halt after he was nabbed for being dogged by a misdemeanor warrant that may revoke his probation. He remains under lock and key for his

So, not only did this Pipsqueak from Pipe Creek discharge a firearm on less than a 10-acre tract, but he also apparently assaulted someone that resulted in bodily injury. As a result, he was booked into Bandera's Big House on two misdemeanor charges.

Thursday, March 15:
A minor was caught consuming a refreshing adult beverage.

Friday, March 16:
A self-medicating citizen of Pipe Creek remains confined to the county can for pot possession, felony possession of a dangerous drug and two misdemeanor possessions of apparently not-so-dangerous drugs.

Oh no, a crapulent Cowboy Capital citizen was pinched for his first DWI.

Saturday, March 17:
A Bandera Babe - old enough to know better - celebrated the "wearin' o' the green" by getting pie-eyed in public, thus setting the stage for some "wearin' o' the orange" - which takes us just too far into Irish history, so I'll just stop NOW!

Saturday, March 17 & Sunday, March 18:
Well a group of "yewts" seemed to have celebrated St. Paddy's Day by being collared for various drug charges.

A Bandera Bad Boy, who was found to have been driving without a license, had also apparently broken a traffic law.

A cretin from Centerpoint was picked up for possessing pot and the paraphernalia with which to enjoy it and remains confined to the county calaboose for his trouble.

A Babe from Bandera was apparently also carrying inhalant paraphernalia, as was a Miscreant from Medina, who was also charged with her first DWI.

Did you keep that all straight? I don't know about you guys, but it seems easier to me just to obey the law(s).

In addition to the above arrests, during the week of Monday, March 12, through Sunday, March 18, local law enforcement officers also responded to a trio of major vehicular accidents; 15 disturbances, domestic disputes and loud parties; a half dozen burglaries and thefts; nine criminal trespass and mischief; one report of fraud; 29 calls involving our four-legged friends; five reports of shots ringing out; a sexual assault; two deaths; 16 suspicious circumstances, vehicles and persons; and 14 reports of reckless driving.