On Sept. 2 at 5:30 p.m., two ponies managed to get loose and pay a visit to the neighbor in the 500 block of N. Gibbons Rd. The resident said they could stay until the owner returned home.
At 7:46 p.m. on Sept. 2 in the 1000 block of W. FM 407, police interrupted a person urinating on the side of the road. The urinator was advised “not to do that again.”
On Sept. 3 at 6 p.m., a loose goat was reported in the 1300 block of Hwy 377 S across from Liberty Christian School.
Nine days later at 10:40 a.m., several goats were loose along the Union Pacific tracks near Frenchtown and Hwy 377. They were thought to belong to Extreme Towing.
Meanwhile, two cows appeared in a neighbor’s yard on Harpole Rd.; they were relocated to the owner’s property next door.
At 4:20 p.m. on Sept. 13, two horses were loose along the 900 block of Fincher Trl.
That same day, at 5 p.m., two cows had escaped from their owner and were loitering along Old Justin Rd.; they were apprehended.
At 6:30 p.m., three different cows were loose in a ditch along the northbound side of I-35W.
The activities from a residence in the 300 block of Red Bud prompted police response on Sept. 13 at 11:30 p.m. when an assault was reported. The caller alleged he had been talking with his wife when her boyfriend pulled into the driveway and parked his vehicle to block the exit. The caller asked the man to move his vehicle and he refused. As the caller was backing out, he alleges that his wife’s boyfriend reached through the vehicle window and hit him in the face. The caller told police he would meet them at Johnny Joe’s on Hwy 377.
Five days later at 9:30 p.m., a call reporting a disturbance at the residence in the 300 block of Red Bud was received. The caller said she lives at the home and another woman living there has been taking things from the caller, who reported having been “kicked out” and being called names by the “ancient” woman; who was issued a previous citation in May 2016. The caller wants her missing items returned.
Four hours later, another disturbance at the residence was reported. The caller said two males arrived—an 18-year-old on probation for robbery and a 17-year-old juvenile with a history of arrests—and the younger male attempted to hit a 19-year old female resident. When a 22-year-old male resident tried to intervene, he was hit in the face by the 18-year-old. The two visitors left when the caller dialed 9-1-1. The two residents required medics for head injuries.
Seventeen hours later on Sept. 19 at 7 p.m., a report of gun shots being heard from the residence turned out to be the result of the 22-year-old male resident and another male “shooting airsoft guns at each other.” No injuries were reported.
On Sept. 18, a call reporting a disturbance in the 200 block of Red Bud around midnight ended up being a noisy party finishing up; no problems were observed.
On Sept. 19 and 4:30 a.m., a resident of the 100 block of Courtney Bay Ln. reported seeing two teenage boys attempting to break in to his vehicle. He said they ran into the wooded area of a nearby park.
On Sept 21 at 10:42 p.m., a 9-1-1 call came in reporting that the male 22-year-old occupant of a residence in the 300 block of Red Bud had been following the caller and had almost run him off the road. The caller was hiding behind Johnny Joe’s at 401 S. Hwy 377.
On Sept. 22 at 7 p.m., a tan Jersey cow was reported loose at the 79-mile-marker by I-35W. It was mooved out of harm’s way by 7:30 p.m.