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Law West & East of Privilege Creek

By Judith Pannebaker BCC Editor

As attested by the following arrests, a motley cröe of alleged criminals was picked up last week. Here goes:
Tuesday, Feb. 15:
A denizen of the Lake District - certainly old enough to know better - decided to settle a disagreement with fisticuffs and found himself in the quod charged with assault with bodily injury.
A Pipe Creekian was found to be under the influence in public.
A Lakehills Laddie and his girlfriend found themselves in hot water for making a false report to a peace officer. The well-brought-up young lady was also charged with assault with bodily injury.
Wednesday, Feb. 16:
A Miscreant from Medina found himself in Bandera's Big House, charged with felony possession of a controlled substance and for dogging two capius pro fine warrants, as well.
Meanwhile his female counterpart also found herself charged with felony possession of controlled substance. Neither spent much time behind bars, however.
A not-so-happy tippler was charged with a second DWI. One more strike fellar and yer out!
A Pipe Creep was pinched for failing to report that he had struck a fixed object on the highway with his vehicle, which is a misdemeanor, and for being dogged by an "other" warrant, as well.
Collared for a quartet of misdemeanor violations, a Hellion from Houston remains confined to the county can for public intoxication, resisting arrest, obstructing a highway and, for good measure, failing to provide identification to an arresting officer.
Thursday, Feb. 17:
A 20-year-old local yokel seems to have embarked on his life of crime in Bantucky by being picked up for his first DWI episode.
A bench warrant put the skids on the good times of a Kerr-vert. For the record, he remains behind bars.
A Slug from San Antonio also remains a guest of the Gray Bar Inn after being charged with a trio of felonies that all involve meth - manufacture and delivery of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance and possession of chemicals used to manufacture meth.
Although charged with but two misdemeanors - theft of something worth between $50 and $500 and a traffic warrant - an A-hole from Austin remains in the county calaboose.
A Freak from Fedonia remains behind bars after being arrested for this third DWI.
A Bandera Bad Boy ran afoul of John Law by skipping out on a previous bond and for being dogged by a quartet of warrants from an outside agency, as well. He remains in lockup for his misdemeanor transgressions.
Friday, Feb. 18:
A misdemeanor warrant that may serve to revoke his probation seemed sufficient to put a Punk from Porter behind bars - where he remains.
A Lady Kerr-vert found herself in trouble after a law enforcement officer arrest her for possessing MJ and a controlled substance in an apparently not-so drug free zone and for driving without a license.
Saturday, Feb. 19:
A charge of public intoxication cut into the Saturday night revels of a "lady" from Lakehills who is certainly old enough to hold her likker.
A no-doubt happily wed couple from San Marcos attempted to settle a marital spat with fisticuffs and were both nabbed for misdemeanor assault by contact.
Saturday, Feb. 19 & Sunday, Feb. 20:
Two scofflaws from San Antone though they could get away with driving without a license in The Free State of ... Well, they wuz wrong.
Monday, Feb. 21:
A whole passel of teenagers decided to celebrate President's Day by consuming refreshing adult beverages. For their trouble, minors from Lakehills Pipe Creek, Bandera and San Antonio were arrested, along with the 21-year-old Lakehills Lunkhead who supplied the likker.
A total of 72 jailbirds currently call the county can "home sweet home" - 12 from Gillespie County, eight from Medina County and five from Real County. I'm sure you can guess from where the rest evolved.