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Law West and East of Privilege Creek


The Bandera County Sheriff's Office dispatch handled 236 calls for the week of June 22 through June 29.
• Leading the list of activities were 13 dog/cat calls, 59 911 misdials, and 15 requests for information.
• There were eight traffic accidents, with two labeled major and three minor.
• Deputy sheriffs responded eight alarm calls, five at residences, two at businesses and one unidentified.
Dispatch received four disturbance calls and responded to six domestic disputes.
• There was only one burglary call, along with eight theft calls.
• Lots of calls are animal related. There were two general animal calls, two loose livestock, three animal bites, and those 13 dog/cat calls. Keep your domestic pets in well fenced areas or on a leash.
• Criminal mischief categorized five calls this week and there were five shots fired incidents.
• Deputies responded to 12 welfare concerns across the county, double the number in the prior week.
• There were seven suspicious person calls, three suspicious vehicle calls, and eight suspicious circumstance calls.
• Reckless driving generated six calls for the week, down from the prior week, but there were also 41 traffic offenses. Visitors for Riverfest, perhaps?
• Thanks to the rain, officers also dealt with flood problems and river crossing patrols.
• There were 59 911 cell phone misdials.
• There was one structure fire call.
• The average response time to Priority One calls was 13:09 minutes.
• Over at the jail, the total population on Monday, June 29 was 56, down two from the previous week. Thirteen of those were contract inmates, seven from Real County and five from Kendall County, and one from Edwards County. There were 45 male inmates and 11 females.
• Among those arrested this week was a 58-year-old Bandera man charged with DWI-3rd, a felony, and a 44-year-old Bandera man charged with assault with bodily injury.