Man arrested after high-speed chase


Deputies from the Gillespie County Sheriff’s Office made arrests for assault and drugs during the week.


At 9:42 p.m. Wednesday, April 8, a deputy was dispatched to a residence off Royal Oaks Loop for a disturbance between a male and female.

Sherman Michael George, 48, of Fredericksburg, was arrested for assault familyhouse member impede breath or circulation.


At 8:33 a.m. Monday, April 6, a deputy went to a residence in the 200 block of Melvin Bonn Road for a female subject with outstanding warrants.

Jamie Lee Robbins, 36, of Fredericksburg, was arrested for warrants including: tampering/fabricating physical evidence with intent to impair, and possession of a controlled substance, more than or equal to one gram but less than four grams.

She was additionally charged with possession of a controlled substance, more than or equal to one gram but less than four grams of methamphetamine.

She remains detained on a $97,500 bond.


At 6:49 p.m. Monday, April 6, a deputy was called to a residence in the 1600 block of U.S. 290 West for a civil dispute between a landlord and a tenant.

Michael James Turrentine, 53, of Fredericksburg, was arrested and charged with assault by threat.

At 10:24 a.m. Thursday, April 9, a deputy conducted a traffic stop in the 14000 block of U.S. 290 West.

Through conversation, it was learned the man had warrants out of El Paso.

Bradley Odell McNair Jr., 30, of El Paso, was arrested on the warrants for harassment-stalking.

Later Thursday at 4:51 p.m., a deputy advised of a hit and run that occurred at Whataburger that was being investigated by the Fredericksburg Police Department.

The deputy saw the vehicle traveling southbound on U.S. 87 South and activated lights to question the driver about the crash but the vehicle did not pull over.

Instead, the vehicle gained speed and began to flee. A pursuit ensued and the vehicle reached speeds of 100 mph as it entered Kendall County.

The Kendall County Sheriff’s Office was notified and was able to stop the vehicle using stop sticks. The vehicle swerved and rolled into a ditch in Comfort.

Jose Rafael Guerra, 37, of San Antonio, was the lone occupant and was not seriously injured.

Guerra was combative and placed under arrest following extraction from the vehicle.

Kendall County Fire and EMS attended to him before transporting him to Hill Country Memorial.

He was later released and booked into the Gillespie County Jail for evading arrest or detention with a vehicle, criminal mischief more than or equal to $750 but less than $2,500 and accident involving damage to a vehicle, less than $200.

He has since been released.


The Gillespie County Sheriff’s Office responded to three minor crashes.

The GCSO also assisted DPS with two crashes and FPD with one crash.

Weekly totals

During the past week, deputies handled a total of 363 calls.

Five people were arrested by the GCSO and a total of eight people were booked into jail.

As of Sunday, 51 people were detained.

April 6-12

• 3 accidents.

• 3 alarms.

• 16 animal-related calls.

• 1 assault.

• 1 burglary.

• 5 civil disputes.

• 1 criminal mischief.

• 2 criminal trespass.

• 7 disturbances.

• 27 follow-up calls.

• 4 cases of fraud.

• 1 case of harassment.

• 10 other agency assists.

• 1 prisoner transport.

• 1 property lost/recovered.

• 1 public relations.

• 217 special assignments.

• 10 suspicious activity calls.

• 1 theft.

• 11 reports of traffic hazards.

• 32 traffic stops.

• 1 warrant service call.

• 7 welfare concerns.