Editor’s note: The information in the following story is taken from public records on file with the Cleburne Police Department.

Cleburne police continue to investigate a Saturday disturbance in which a person may have been intentionally hit by a pickup.

Police responded to the 1100 block of Sabine Avenue at 11:01 p.m. on a report of a disturbance with weapons.

Most of the people involved left the scene before police arrived.

Reports indicate that the driver of a Dodge Stratus was traveling north on Sabine Avenue, about to turn east on Star Street.

The driver of a GMC Sierra, parked on a vacant lot, reportedly rammed into the Dodge intentionally as it was making the turn.

The GMC continued into a yard in the 1200 block of Chase Avenue, damaging a chain link fence in the process.

The GMC driver reportedly chased and hit with his vehicle a passenger who got out of the Dodge after that car had been hit.

Police could not find the person who was hit by the truck. Witnesses said he ran away.

The GMC driver also left before police arrived.

The driver of the Dodge, an 18-year-old Cleburne man, was not hurt in the accident.

Reports that a shot or shots may have been fired before the accident are unconfirmed, police said.

A Friday wreck on U.S. 67 sent two to the hospital.

The accident occurred at about 6:40 a.m. in the 500 block.

The driver of a Land Rover moved left in an attempt to pass the vehicle in front.

The area is marked as a no-passing zone for southbound traffic.

The driver of a Ford F-250 traveling northbound on U.S. 67 drove onto the shoulder to avoid hitting the Land Rover.

The driver of the Land Rover did the same, and the two collided on the shoulder.

The Land Rover driver refused treatment and transport but received a citation for passing in a no-pass zone.

A passenger in the Land Rover and the driver of the Ford were transported to Harris Methodist Fort Worth Hospital. Details about their conditions have not been released.


A Monday wreck near the intersection of Farm-to-Market Road 4 and Washington Street resulted in no injuries. The wreck occurred at about 6:10 a.m.

The driver of a Kia said she sneezed while turning north onto Washington Street and swerved into a Ford Expedition’s lane of traffic. The Ford driver attempted to swerve out of the way but was unsuccessful and drove over the hood of the Kia before both vehicles came to rest on the shoulder of the road.

The driver of a Friday hit-and-run accident also suffered no injury. The accident occurred about 3 p.m. near the 1600 block of West Henderson Street.

The driver of a Chevrolet Cobalt was behind a brown Chevrolet Silverado waiting at a stop sign located on a private road and West Henderson Street. The driver of the Silverado rolled backwards, hitting the Cobalt before driving away.

Someone damaged a Dodge Challenger parked on the 500 block of North Ridgeway Drive during the night or early morning hours of Thursday or Friday. The unknown suspect scratched the truck’s side and broke a side mirror.

Caught on tape

Police responded to Prime Corner Convenience Store on Country Club Road at 8:48 p.m. Friday on a shoplifting call.

Store video shows two white males entering the store and stealing a can of charcoal lighter fluid valued at $4.99. Officers have been unable to locate the suspect vehicle.

Gone but not forgotten

A woman is accused of attempting to open a new utility account at city offices by using the identification of and signing the name of her deceased sister. Police arrested Jacquelin Jo Pool, 55, of Cleburne on a charge of fraudulent use of identification information.

The bicycle thief

Someone stole a bicycle from a home in the 600 block of Rose Avenue Monday but apparently felt bad about it. The owner returned home to find one bicycle gone and another one in its place.

The thief took a dark blue, Haro Nyquist R1 bicycle valued at $300. In its place, he left a Next Wipeout BMX.

Open sesame

An officer doing a midnight security drive through the Home Depot parking lot Friday had his curiosity aroused when he noticed that the doors on one of the storage sheds on the lot were closed. He said the doors are usually left open. The officer opened the door to find an intoxicated man inside. Adrian Matthew Lammon, 27, of Cleburne was taken into custody on a charge of public intoxication.

Theft and damage calls

Police responded to the Comfort Inn on North Main Street at 4:17 a.m. Sunday. Someone stole coins from a soft drink machine and vandalized another.

Police responded to the 1000 block of South Caddo Street at 10:36 a.m. Thursday. Someone broke into a woman’s Suburban and stole her purse.

Police answered a criminal mischief call  Monday in the 1400 block of Phillips Street. Someone kicked in the door of a homeowner’s storage shed breaking it in half in the process.

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