Natalia Police Report April 30-May 7

April 30
2:30 PM – Officer responded to El Tropiko Restaurant in Natalia in reference to a private property accident. Officer made the scene and contacted both parties involved. Officer explained to both parties blue forms will be issued, and explained the process in its entirety. Officer cleared the scene and went back in service.
May 1
8:40 PM – Officer responded to the 400 block of 6th St. in reference to found property (wallet). Officer spoke to the complainant and advised he found the wallet in the intersection of 6th and Pearson St. Officer collected the wallet and secured it.
May 2
6:02 PM – Officer was dispatched to the 2100 block of Hwy. 132 in reference to an attempted suicide. Officers were able to talk the female subject into dropping the knife. Deputies who were on scene first generated an emergency detention. The subject was detained and later taken to University Hospital for a medical and mental evaluation.
May 3
12:57 AM – Officer responded to the 700 block of Pearson St. in reference to a suspicious person running through a yard. Officer arrived on location, lighting up the residence and walking around looking for anyone suspicious hiding. Officer was unable to locate anyone.
5:46 PM – Officer responded to Hwy. 132 in attempt to locate a reckless driver coming from Devine into Natalia. Officer posted up at the south city limits but was unable to locate the vehicle.
10:45 PM – Officer responded to the 100 block of 6th St. in reference to a dog bite. Officer contacted the victim, who informed the officer he was at his friend’s house located in the 100 block of E. 5th St. The victim advised the officer he was told by his friend not to bother his pit bull tied up in the back yard because he would bite. The victim went anyway and tried to pet the dog and was severely bitten on his right pinky finger. EMS was called and the victim was advised he needed stitches for his finger.
May 4
9:17 PM – Officer responded to FM 463 in reference to a major crash. Officer went and assisted Devine PD and then assisted DPS once they got there. The driver of a truck was arrested at the conclusion of the crash investigation.
May 5
10:50 AM – Officer responded to the area of Hwy. 132 and Chacon Creek in reference to loose cattle by the roadway. Officer was able to locate the cattle and got one back in its property. The owner of the cattle later showed up and secured the rest of the cattle.
6:10 PM – Officer responded to the 500 block of 5th St. in reference to theft. Officer contacted the complainant and stated someone had gained entry to his vehicle overnight by way of the driver’s side door, which does not lock, and stole his registration sticker. The complainant had no idea who might have stolen his sticker.
8:11 PM – Officer responded to the 100 block of 3rd St. in reference to a child welfare concern. Officer made the scene and spoke to the stepfather and child in question. Officer was able to speak to the little girl and she told the officer she and her brother and sister were playing outside and her brother hit her with a stick on her side. Officer was unable to see any kind of marks on her side that would come from a stick, or any kind of bruising. Officer determined the child was not in danger or harm’s way.
May 7
10:30 AM – Officer responded to the 400 block of Bartlett St. in reference to criminal mischief. Officer contacted the complainant, who informed the officer someone had broken her cross and damaged her two night lights located in the 600 block of 4th St., where her deceased son was fatally wounded approximately four years ago. Officer asked the complainant if she observed or knew anyone who may have committed the mischief, and she replied no. Total cost to replace the cross and lights was approximately $43.00.
9:00 PM – Officer responded to Devine to assist on a welfare concern call at Windy Knoll and Lee St. Devine PD showed up first and had a male individual run from them. Officers weren’t able to locate the subject in question and would attempt to locate him at another time.