Firefighters from Bono and other departments responded to reports of an outside fire threatening several recreational vehicles and a residence at about 12:20 p.m. Tuesday in the 2200 block of Farm-to-Market Road 2331.
Firefighters arrived to find the fire had burned one RV to the ground and had spread to surrounding debris. Firefighters told a man moving items from the burning debris to move away from the fire. Firefighters used about 1,500 gallons of water and five gallons of foam extinguishing the blaze.
The destroyed RV was being used as a residence, according to reports. The owner told firefighters he caught his mattress on fire and the fire spread to the RV.
Cleburne firefighters responded to a grass fire at 11:50 a.m. Sunday near Harvest Hill and Nolan River roads to find an area of brush and grass mixture about 1,000 square feet burning. Firefighters used about 100 gallons of water to extinguish the fire.
Firefighters responded to reports of a swarm of bees attached to a student’s pickup at 4:18 p.m. Friday at the Cleburne High School Baseball Complex. Firefighters found a moderate sized swarm hanging on the front passenger tire of the student’s truck, which they determined to be docile. Firefighters took no action and cleared the scene.
Firefighters responded to a power line down at 5:58 a.m. Wednesday in the 1300 block of North Nolan River Road to find a leaning electric pole with lines hanging close to the ground. Firefighters remained on scene until repair workers arrived. A resident said a trampoline blowing across several yards caused the damage.
Stopping by church
A Saturday police chase ended badly for the suspect. The driver of a Dodge Ram attempted to flee after a Cleburne officer attempted a traffic stop at 3:36 a.m. The driver turned from Granbury Street west onto West Henderson Street and accelerated rapidly, according to reports. Wet pavement conditions caused the driver to spin out of control into one of Field Street Baptist Church’s buildings.
Police arrested Humberto Juan Garcia, 27, of Stephenville on a charge of evading arrest with a vehicle. Johnson County Precinct 1 Justice of the Peace Ronny McBroom set Garcia’s bail at $5,000 later the same morning.
Police responded to a damaged drive thru speaker at 4:21 p.m. Friday in the 1300 block of West Henderson Street. The driver of a Ford Explorer fled the scene after striking and knocking the speaker over in the Fastaco drive thru. Police located the driver later, using video surveillance, and issued a citation for leaving the scene of an accident.
Police responded to a hit-and-run at 10 p.m. March 26 in the 1600 block of Holly Street. The driver of a Toyota Corolla left the road, struck a mailbox and fled. Police located the driver shortly after and issued her a citation for leaving the scene. The woman said she was looking at her phone when the accident occurred, according to reports.
Police responded to another hit-and-run at 4:50 p.m. March 27 in the 700 block of North Robinson Street. The driver of an unknown vehicle backed from a driveway, struck a parked and unoccupied Oldsmobile Alero, and fled the scene.
Police responded to another hit-and-run at 9:30 p.m. Saturday in the 1600 block of Pipeline Road. A witness said a tractor trailer struck and damaged a chainlink fence while making a U-turn in the driveway of a pump station before fleeing the scene.
Police responded at 6:41 p.m. to a dispute in the Walmart parking lot. A man and woman got into a verbal argument over a parking space and the man began using profane language, according to reports. When another man on scene asked the first man to stop he apparently replied with more profane language. Police cited the man for disorderly conduct by language.
Police responded to a fraud and theft incident at 3:23 a.m. Monday in the 200 block of Walls Drive. A pharmacy employee allegedly falsified records to steal prescription medication for her own use. Police allegedly located some of that medication in the suspect’s possession. They arrested Dianna Sue Hammett, 48, of Granbury on charges of possession of a controlled substance and diversion of a controlled substance.
Police responded to two females fighting at 5:40 p.m. Saturday in the 1200 block of Brazos Avenue. One of the women allegedly grabbed a large kitchen knife and cut the hand and forehead of the other. Police arrested Kay Marie Fuller, 57, of Cleburne, on a charge of aggravated assault. McBroom set Fuller’s bond at $10,000.
Rescue workers transported the other woman to an area hospital in unknown condition.
Theft and damage calls
Police responded to a burglary at 7:38 a.m. March 27 in the 500 block of Santa Fe Street. Someone forced entry through the back door of Cleburne Head Start School. They stole $2 and computer equipment.
Police responded to a house burglary at 10:40 a.m. the same day in the 400 block of North Wilhite Street. Items stolen include a 43-inch Samsung flat screen TV and a GPX combination CD/DVD player.
Police responded to a vandalism at 6:21 p.m. the same day in the 300 block of West Westhill Drive. Someone spray painted graffiti on the sides of three storage buildings.
Police responded to a vehicle burglary at 7:45 a.m. March 28 in the 100 block of Century Drive. Someone slid the back window of the victim’s pickup open and stole the stereo and speakers.
Police responded to a theft at 10:21 a.m. the same day in the 600 block of Mansfield Road. Someone gained access to a pump station by cutting the perimeter fence and stole about 200 feet of copper wire.
Police responded to another theft at 1:16 p.m. the same day in the 300 block of Myers Avenue. A man told police he loaned his lawn mower to another man who subsequently pawned it. Investigation into the matter continues.
Police responded to a tool shed burglary at 3:38 p.m. Saturday in the 200 block of West Willingham Street. Someone stole miscellaneous tools from a shed.