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Cleburne police responded to a suspicious vehicle call at 1:26 a.m. Nov. 9 in the 1400 block of Madison Street to find a man and woman engaged in “lewd behavior” inside the vehicle, according to reports.

Police arrested Bryan Dalton Smith, 24, of Rio Vista, and Miranda Ray Garcia, 21, of Joshua, on charges of public lewdness.

Garcia was also charged with possession of a controlled substance after police allegedly found a small baggie of meth on her person.

Police responded at 3:05 p.m. Nov. 9 to Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Cleburne. A man was brought to the hospital after he had an adverse reaction to smoking K-2. While at the hospital he went into the bathroom and smoked some more, which resulted in a second adverse reaction. Medical staff sedated and treated the man. Police gave him a citation for public intoxication. They took the rest of his K-2 away as well.

Police responded to a fraud call at 3:59 p.m. the same day in the 1300 block of West Henderson Street. The man told police a bank contacted him concerning past due payment on a credit loan he never opened. Paperwork on the loan revealed that the man’s signature had been forged, according to reports.

Police responded to an assault call at 2:25 a.m. Nov. 11 in the 700 block of Miracle Lane. The victim told police the suspect, Noah I. Conerway, 19, of Cleburne, pinned down and would not let the victims up even after repeated requests. Police arrested Conerway on an assault charge. Police added two burglary charges to Conerway’s list later that same day after they learned of his alleged involvement with burglaries at Cleburne High School and a local church.

Police responded at 3:30 a.m. that same morning to a burglar alarm at CHS and observed two vehicles quickly fleeing the scene. They stopped one vehicle and arrested Nathan Lee Ortiz, 20, of Cleburne, on a burglary charge. They later added burglary charges to Conerway in connection with that incident and an alleged burglary that occurred on South Nolan River Road that same day.

Police responded at 9:02 p.m. Nov. 12 to the 1600 block of West Henderson Street on reports of a man stumbling and swaying in the self checkout line of a grocery store. They arrested Austin Jones, 18, of Cleburne on a public intoxication charge.

Police responded to a vehicle burglary call at 10:56 a.m. Nov. 8 in the 300 block of North Pendell Avenue. Someone stole a money order from the victim’s unlocked vehicle, according to reports. The Cleburne police remind residents to lock their vehicles and/or remove their valuables when leaving the vehicle unattended.

Police responded to another vehicle burglary call at 3:01 p.m. Nov. 9 in the 1700 block of West Henderson Street. Someone broke into the victim’s vehicle and stole his wallet.

Police responded to a shoplifting call at 6:22 p.m. Nov. 12 in the 1600 block of West Henderson. Three people were observed shoplifting fishing gear from the store.

Police responded to a disturbance call at 9:29 p.m. Nov. 13 in the 1100 block of Gleason Avenue. Two people said an intoxicated individual at a house punched the victim in the mouth. The drunk suspect fled before police arrived.

Cleburne fire calls

Cleburne police and firefighters responded to a single vehicle crash at 1:14 p.m. Nov. 10 on Hix Road. The car ran into a barricade, according to reports, but the driver suffered no injuries.

Firefighters responded to reports of a barn fire at 2:07 a.m. Nov. 12 in the 6700 block of County Road 1009. Firefighters determined that the building, which was vacant, was not a barn but “an old shop of some sort.”

They deemed the fully involved building not salvageable. Given that it posed no threat to the surrounding area they decided to “let the fire burn down to a manageable size.”

Firefighters watched the building burn for about four hours, according to reports, then doused what remained with 1,500 gallons of water. Reports list no cause for the fire.

Firefighters responded to a trash bin fire at 11:09 a.m. Nov. 13 in the 1700 block of Don Lee Road. Firefighters arrived to find a homeowner spraying the bin with a garden hose and removing smoldering bags of fire. Firefighters filled the bin with water and determined that the fire was out.

Firefighters conducted an outdoor fire investigation at 3:52 p.m. Nov. 13 in the 900 block of Bales Street. They found a residents burning leaves in a metal container. The resident told firefighters he was burning the leaves but thought they had been put out a short time earlier. The burning leaves were “cooled” by using a garden hose, according to reports. Firefighters informed the residents that burning leaves in city limits is a no no.

Firefighters responded to a vehicle fire at 5:24 p.m. Nov. 13 near U.S. 67 and Park Road 21. Firefighters knocked the fully involved fire to under control in seven minutes, according to reports. Reports list no cause for the fire and no one was around when firefighters arrived.

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