Constables on Patrol


September 11

3:15 p.m. – Constable filed a report regarding an earlier incident.

10:28 p.m. – A mother asked for constable assistance because she feared her daughter’s boyfriend might try to prevent the daughter’s visit. Constable complied and discovered the daughter had already left.

September 12

9:23 a.m. – Employee accidentally set off the alarm at a location downtown.

4:07 p.m. – Resident near downtown asked for extra patrols because she saw someone peeping into her house and the house next door.

4:30 p.m. – Gas station staff asked for a constable to remind two individuals they were not allowed on the property.

6:07 p.m. – Bank employee accidentally set off an alarm.

8:49 p.m. – Constables came to the rescue of a person stranded at a restaurant.

September 13

7:59 a.m. – Concerned motorist reported a westbound dump truck going way too fast on US 62 through town. Constables never saw it.

8:32 a.m. – Central dispatch called in a pickup headed toward town from the south that almost drove a semi off the road. Constables waited, but it never showed up while they watched for it.

8:51 a.m. – Passerby noticed a vehicle parked at one of the springs had a note on it. Constable located the owner who had the vehicle removed.

8:54 a.m. – Clerk at a bank reported an incident of fraud.

10:29 a.m. – Constables responded to an alarm at a business downtown and found the business not open and not secure. They checked the scene to make sure everything was okay.

2:40 p.m. – One vehicle bumped into another one in a neighborhood and left the scene. A neighbor witnessed the incident and got the license number of the adverse vehicle.

4:16 p.m. – A motor home found itself stuck downtown. Constable helped get it out of there.

6:59 p.m. – Person not allowed at a convenience store went there anyway. The person left before a constable arrived.

10:59 p.m. – An alarm was triggered at a business on US 62 in the commercial area, but the constable found the building secure.

September 14

3:51 p.m. – Patron at a restaurant left without paying for the meal.

10:35 p.m. – A person was arrested in Huntsville on an ESPD warrant for failure to pay fines.

September 15

3:26 a.m. – Observer told ESPD there was a suspicious vehicle with a person inside parked beside a motel pool. Constable went to the scene and arrested the person for DWI, implied consent and reckless driving.

7:36 a.m. – Downtown business owner reported a broken window and attempted entry during the night.

7:44 a.m. – A husband said his wife was at a gas station and was being verbally confronted by an individual in a pickup. The individual left before a constable arrived, but the wife got an escort to the city limits. The individual later called ESPD to give his side of the story.

12:39 p.m. – Person who ran a cleaning service asked for constable assistance retrieving supplies left behind at the residence of a former customer.

3:22 p.m. – Constable encountered a man passed out on the side of the road and arrested him for public intoxication and obstructing governmental operations.

6:34 p.m. – Central dispatch alerted ESPD to a rolling domestic dispute with a child in the car at the western city limits. Constable watched for but did not encounter the vehicle.

7:50 p.m. – Central dispatch passed along 911 hang-up calls originating from the area of the library. Constable spoke with some kids in the vicinity.

9:09 p.m. – Witness alerted authorities to a utility line sagging down from a pole near a restaurant on US 62. Constable called the phone company.

9:12 p.m. – Noise complaint prompted a constable to check the decibel level of the music downtown, and he found the noise was within allowable limits.

10:30 p.m. – Constables got word of a suicidal female at a business on US 62. EMS transported her to ESH.

September 16

12:21 a.m. – Constable checked for a possible trespasser at a residence near downtown.

1:33 a.m. – There was a verbal brouhaha at an apartment complex.

9:20 a.m. – Constables and EMS responded to a motorcycle versus car accident in the commercial area of US 62. Two persons were transported to ESH with minor injuries.

11:31 a.m. – Individual making balloons for patrons in Basin Park claimed a person took money from his hat. Constables searched for but did not locate the thief.

11:59 a.m. – There was a two-vehicle bump-up downtown. The drivers declined to make a report and settled the matter between themselves.

1:23 p.m. – Vehicle was parked so that a resident near downtown could not exit her driveway. Constables issued a citation and advised they would check again to make sure the vehicle was moved.

1:24 p.m. – Motion alarm was triggered at a downtown business. Constable found the building secure.

4:25 p.m. – Central dispatch told ESPD they received a 911 call and a male provided a name but then hung up. A constable went to the vicinity and found a group of teenagers. It was determined particular movement had generated the call from an Apple watch.

8:54 p.m. – There was a hit and run accident downtown.

8:57 p.m. – Constable performed a welfare check and found everybody doing just fine.

September 17

3:01 a.m. – There was a suspicious vehicle in a motel parking lot that prompted a visit by a constable.

6:01 a.m. – Constable went to the same residence near downtown to again look for a possible trespasser and found nothing to report.