A Cleburne man shot during a Monday night traffic stop remains in stable condition at a Fort Worth hospital, Cleburne police said on Tuesday morning.
Police have identified the man as Adam Galvan, 27, and supplied a mug shot from an earlier arrest a couple of years ago.
A Cleburne officer conducted a traffic stop about 5:30 p.m. in the 100 block of Poindexter Street at which time Galvan, a passenger in the vehicle, allegedly displayed a weapon. The officer shot Galvan during a struggle over the weapon, police said. A CareFlite helicopter flew Galvan to Fort Worth. The officer suffered no injuries.
Police said Galvan is “in custody and hospitalized. Police said Galvan has several outstanding warrants including a Johnson County felony warrant for sexual assault of a child; a Parker County felony warrant for smuggling contraband; and several misdemeanor warrants out of Cleburne and Keene.
Investigation into the matter continues and additional charges may be added.
Police have not released the name of the officer involved or the driver of the vehicle. Nor have they released where Galvan was shot or the timeline of events leading to the shooting.
Cleburne Fire Department reports reveal, according to police officers on scene, that Galvan began fighting with officers, was tased several times, pulled a gun and was shot by an officer.
Police responded to hit-and-run accidents on Friday and Saturday and subsequently located the drivers in both cases.
Police responded at 10:38 p.m. Friday near the intersection of West Williams and Buffalo streets. The driver of a Jeep Cherokee, traveling westbound on West Williams Street, struck a parked and unoccupied Chevrolet Tahoe, continued across the road, struck a phone pole then fled the scene. Police later located the driver who was transported via CareFlite ambulance to Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital with unknown injuries. Police cited the driver for duty upon striking a fixed object.
Police responded to a second hit-and-run at 1 p.m. Saturday in the 600 block of West Henderson Street. The driver of a Ford pickup struck the front end of a parked and unattended Dodge Avenger while pulling into a parking space, according to reports. The driver then fled the scene. Police located the driver, Brian Michael Roper, 33, of Alvarado, about an hour later. They arrested him on charges of driving while license invalid and possession of dangerous drugs and cited him for leaving the scene of an accident.
Police responded to a single-vehicle accident at 4:42 a.m. Jan. 1 in the 1100 block of Granbury Street. The driver of a Honda Accord failed to maintain a single lane, exited the roadway and struck a utility pole. Police reports list the driver as injured, but not if he was transported to the hospital.
An officer conducted a traffic stop at 11:24 p.m. Friday after witnessing a woman driving the wrong direction on West Chambers Street before traveling onto and driving the wrong direction on West Henderson Street. The officer arrested Nichole Lynn Askew, 34, of Alvarado on charges of no driver’s license and Dallas warrants and passenger James Lewis Laird, 45, of Cleburne on a charge of public intoxication.
Police responded to a vandalism at 2:22 p.m. Jan. 7 in the 1300 block of Stanwood Avenue. Someone threw a rock through the window of a maroon 2003 Dodge Durango.
Police responded to a business burglary at 3:17 p.m. Jan. 9 in the 1300 block of Farm-to-Market Road 4. Someone stole a generator from a locked storage building behind the main building.
Police responded to a home burglary at 6:18 p.m. the same day in the 300 block of West Wilhite Street. Someone forced entry into a locked vacant home and backyard storage shed. They stole a refrigerator, two portable electric heaters and miscellaneous tools.
Police responded to a fraud call at 7:46 p.m. the same day in the 1200 block of Grand Avenue. Someone used the victim’s debit card to purchase items in several cities.
Police responded to a grab-and-go at 8:29 p.m. Thursday in the 100 block of Industrial Boulevard. Someone grabbed a 12-pack of Bud Light in a convenience store and fled the scene.
Cleburne firefighters responded to a trash fire at 9:46 a.m. Friday in the 2100 block of South Main Street to find a large trash fire supervised by two men. One of the men said they were being paid by his mother to clean the lot up and both said they did not realize they were doing anything wrong. Firefighters told the men burning is prohibited within city limits and extinguished the blaze with about 500 gallons.