FPD investigates toilet paper theft


Fredericksburg Police Department arrested two people and investigated two thefts during the week.


On Monday, April 6, a patrol officer was dispatched to the 700 block of Jessica Street for a female subject that asked the complainant to call the police.

Jessica Lynn Roberts, was located and found to be intoxicated.

She was arrested for public intoxication and transported to the jail. Once at the jail, a corrections officer located a straw with a small amount of residue inside.

Roberts was additionally charged with a prohibited substance in a correctional facility.

She remains detained as of press time.

On Sunday, April 12, an officer was dispatched to the 300 block of East San Antonio Street for a verbal disturbance.

The officer determined an assault had occurred.

Appollonia Gomez was arrested for assault and resist arrest, search or transport.


On Saturday, April 11, an officer spoke to a complainant about fraud, but it was later determined that fraud did not take place. A case number was issued.


On Tuesday, March 31, an officer spoke to a complainant regarding theft.

The complainant said they have several portable toilets that are located at various work sites.

When the complainant went to check on the portable toilets, they noticed several of them were missing toilet paper and the toilet paper holders were damaged.

The complainant wanted the incident documented.

On Thursday, April 10, an officer received a call for theft of service.

The complainant told the officer a known suspect rented a vehicle from Enterprise Rent-A-Car from March 18-25 and as of this date, the vehicle had not been returned.

There have been several attempts to contact the suspect. Case under investigation.

Weekly totals

Fredericksburg Police Department responded to 358 calls for service and made 63 traffic stops for the week of April 5-12.

FPD handled five accidents, one was major and four were minor.

April 5-12

• 5 accidents.

• 2 alarms.

• 12 animal-related calls.

• 3 civil disputes.

• 2 criminal trespass.

• 2 criminal mischief.

• 1 civil standby.

• 9 disturbances.

• 11 follow-up calls.

• 1 case of fraud.

• 1 harassment.

• 5 ordinance violations.

• 13 public relations calls.

• 8 cases of suspicious activity.

• 2 suspicious people.

• 3 suspicious vehicles.

• 2 thefts.

• 11 traffic hazards.

• 17 traffic hazards (J-walking).

• 63 traffic stops.

• 3 welfare concern calls.

• 245 other.