This time the issue was a cut AT&T phone line. The effects reached law enforcement agencies in Montague, Young, and Clay County as well as other nearby police departments.
"You kind of get out and drive around and just look for people and see if someone is trying to wave you down with a problem," Chief Green said. He also let more than 5,000 Bowie residents know as well using social media. It is a tool he said he is considering using more often.