Oct. 5: Disorderly conduct — A deputy stopped a car at Dunlevie and Talmadge roads because a license-plate frame was covering up the vehicle’s expiration tag. The deputy said he smelled a strong marijuana odor and informed the driver that he had probable cause to search the vehicle. The driver reportedly became aggressive and accused the deputy of belonging to racist organizations. The deputy called for backup before searching the driver for weapons and contraband. The driver refused to obey the deputy and instead began yelling and cursing. The deputy arrested him for public disturbance. The driver was taken to the Liberty County Jail, and the deputy found what appeared to be a small amount of spice in the car.
Oct. 6: Matter of record — A Fleming man called deputies to his home and complained that another man in the area had been videotaping his juvenile daughters riding a four-wheeler. The girls’ father said the man with the camera already had been advised by a magistrate judge to stop taping juveniles. Both parties were provided a case number.
Oct. 7: Disorderly conduct — A Dish Network employee called authorities when he was unsuccessful in trying to retrieve $10,00 worth of satellite TV equipment from the home of a disgruntled former Dish Network employee. The complainant said he and the former employee got into a verbal altercation and the former employee threatened to release his Rottweiler dog on the complainant and shoot him with a gun. The former employee admitted to getting into a verbal altercation, but denied the other allegations. The former employee handed over several boxes of satellite equipment to the complainant, and both parties were advised of possible civil remedies and magistrate proceedings. The complainant was warned not to return to the former employee’s property lest he be charged with trespass.