Of the numerous calls dispatch gets, most are serious emergencies, but some came be a little strange or unusual. Here are just a few of the reports Smith County dispatch received over the weekend:
It was a scary situation for one East Texas woman Sunday night along Highway 110 North. She reported seeing a person in a gold Toyota pull up at the front gate to her property. She tried to leave, but she found her gate was locked with a chain and padlock on it, preventing her from leaving. Her gate is now unlocked.
At 2:21 p.m. an East Texan called in saying loud music in the 10600 block of CR 35 was interrupting his nap.
At 8:24 p.m., a caller reported loud music coming from Lake View Drive. Authorities checked the area, but could not find the source of the music.
A party with loud music was reported at 9:34 p.m. on Bourn Drive. Authorities say they checked the area, but, again, failed to fail to find anything.
At 9:46, a caller on Sunset Trail in Smith County reported that a car radio was turned up way loud, but that no one was in the vehicle. Authorities checked the area, but failed to find the car.
Then, at 10:36 Sunday night, on the 14100 block of Seton Street, a house with a "bunch of trucks" out front was reported to have loud music. Deputies were on scene.
Caller reported two pit bulls were loose on Autumn Drive in Smith County, adding that the dog dragging a chain had charged at her husband. The animal control officer was bit by one of the dogs so EMS was sent out along with another animal control officer. Both dogs were picked up.
Caller reported that a white and black greyhound was lying off to the side of County Road 1113, dying. Authorities took the animal to the hospital where the dog was given a "death notification".
A woman called to report that her neighbor's dog on Carole Drive had been charging her children, and she would like deputies to come out to the area.
Caller reported that someone stole the doors off his Jeep Wrangler along Altuda Lane in Smith County.