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Abilene Police: Subjects arrested after ‘banging’ on windows of home, breaking one

Published On: Mar 14 2013 10:35:33 AM CDT   Updated On: Mar 14 2013 10:36:46 AM CDT
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ABILENE, Texas -

From Abilene Police Department spokesman George Spindler:

At about 9:40 p.m. Wednesday, Officers Kurt Thomas and William Allred responded to a disturbance call at a residence in the vicinity of 30 Lariat Trail. The resident had notified APD dispatch about several subjects on his property trespassing and that the subjects were banging on his windows. Officer Thomas arrived and contacted two male subjects and one female subject at the involved residence. His preliminary investigation revealed that one of the subjects, a male, had an outstanding municipal arrest warrant. The investigation also revealed that a window was broken during the disturbance by another subject, the female. The male subject was arrested on the warrant and searched. A small quantity of marijuana was located in his pocket. The male subject was also arrested for the offense of misdemeanor possession of marijuana. The female subject was cited and released for misdemeanor Criminal Mischief. All three subjects were warned not to return to the residence.

At about 3:20 p.m. Wednesday, Officer Jimmy Woods responded to a shoplifter call at a business in the 1600 block of Hwy. 351. APD dispatch had been notified by a loss prevention employee that a female suspect had been detained for alleged theft and that the suspect had no identification with her. Officer Woods contacted the involved parties and his preliminary investigation revealed that the suspect had been observed concealing merchandise in her purse and was contacted by a store employee after she left the store without making any attempt to pay for said merchandise. Approximately $76 in merchandise was recovered. The suspect was arrested for misdemeanor Theft.

At about 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Officer William Allred responded to a disturbance call in the 3500 block of Santa Monica Drive. A concerned citizen had notified APD dispatch about a subject performing burnouts in the street and believed the male subject to be intoxicated. Officer Allred arrived on-scene and observed the involved pickup truck with a male subject in the driver’s seat. Officer Allred then observed this subject throw the vehicle keys to this truck out the window when the subject saw him. Officer Allred contacted the subject and his preliminary investigation revealed that the subject had a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from his person, that he displayed indicators of intoxication and that the subject was intoxicated. Officer Allred reported that the subject was uncooperative and refused to conduct standard field sobriety tests. The subject was arrested and a records check revealed that the subject had three previous convictions for DWI. The subject was arrested on an enhanced charge of felony DWI based on his previous convictions.