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Police Blotter

Now That’s What I Call Crime . . .

Wednesday, March 10th, 2010

Today I want to put up some excerpts from the latest police blotter as they appeared in The Boerne Star, my local newspaper. I have not changed these one iota.
March 3
3:14 p.m., 200 Market – A woman reported her ex-boyfriend was probably the one who had stolen her cell phone.
3:52 p.m., 200 Winding Path – […]

More items from the local police blotter . . . .

Saturday, September 5th, 2009

From the Boerne Star:
Aug 23
1000 block of Adler Road, 4:37 p.m., A man reported that someone in the area fired a rifle in the air and the bullet came down through the caller’s roof. No injuries were reported. [MDR - Yikes! I always wondered if something like this ever happened.]
Aug. 24
29000 block of High Eschelon, […]

Police Blotter Update

Monday, December 15th, 2008

It’s been a while since I posted excerpts from the Boerne Star police blotter. Here are some of the highlights from the last few months:
July 25
30000 block of Fairway Vista, 8:05 p.m., Several residents reported two salesmen being pushy and aggressive while trying to sell educational books. Police spoke to the men and confirmed that […]

Police Blotter Update

Saturday, August 30th, 2008

I haven’t been updating my local police blotter for a while. So, here are some recent highlights . . . .
May 19
10800 block of Highway 87, Comfort, 7:24 p.m., A caller reported that someone ran through his fence. [MDR: With a car? Or with superhuman strength?]
May 20
100 block of Sunflower, Comfort, 9:49 p.m., A caller […]

You Know You’re in a Small Town When . . . More from the Boerne Police Blotter

Saturday, May 24th, 2008

April 4
544 mile marker Interstate 10, 8:42 p.m., Police stopped a vehicle and arrested the driver for possession of marijuana. A passenger was issued a citation for an open container. [MDR: An open container? Of what? Or is it illegal in Texas simply to have any open container in your car: peanuts, jam, etc.?]
April 7
400 […]

You Know You’re in a Small Town When . . . More from the Boerne Police Blotter

Friday, April 25th, 2008

April 5
100 block of Wollschlaeger Driver, 11:53 a.m., A caller reported that there was a pot-bellied pig on his property tearing up his yard. [MDR: That’s just about a mile from my house. The feral hogs in this part of Texas can do a lot of damage to one’s garden. Photo: An unretouched photo of […]

You Know You’re in a Small Town When . . .

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2008

Feb. 7
30200 Fairway Ranch, 1:09 p.m., An attempt to bake a pie turned into an oven fire. The volunteer fire department responded and put it out with - what else - baking soda. [MDR: I’ve never seen “what else” in a police blotter before.]
Feb. 10
8500 block of North View Pass, 5:42 p.m., A resident called […]

You Know You’re in a Small Town When . . .

Tuesday, March 25th, 2008

Feb. 3
1200 block of S. Main Street, 12:30 a.m., Police pulled over a vehicle for driving recklessly. The driver said that he thought the vehicle in front of him was a bunch of kids so he was acting dumb. [MDR: I’m a little worried if the driver actually thought the vehicle in front of him […]

You Know You’re in a Small Town When . . . .

Thursday, February 14th, 2008

From the police blotter of the Boerne Star News:
January 7
100 block of First Street, 2:40 p.m., An officer was flagged down by a man who said he gave $900 to two men who said they were taking his money to the bank and would return with a check for him. [MDR: Note to self: Never […]

You Know You’re Still in a Small Town When . . . .

Monday, January 14th, 2008

On Friday I put up a few highlights from the Boerne Star News police blotter. Here are a few more. Obviously Boenre has been having a crime wave recently.
December 15
30100 block of Battle Intense, 3:37 p.m., A caller reported two men parked in a vehicle wearing black masks. As police headed to the location, they […]

You Know You’re in a Small Town When . . . .

Friday, January 11th, 2008

As most of my reader know, I recently moved from Irvine, California (population about 200,000) to Boerne, Texas, (population about 9,000). Irvine is part of Orange County (population about 3,000,000). Boerne is in Kendall County (population about 30,000). As you can imagine, there have been some changes in my lifestyle since moving to a […]