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2015-01-22 / Police

Sheriff’s Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

January 12, 2015

A resident in Lexington called the Sheriff’s Office and spoke to Capt. Crockett concerning his neighbor’s dog. He wanted someone to speak to them because their dogs were becoming aggressive.

Deputy Liles spoke to a complainant about filing charges against a juvenile girl that was bullying her granddaughter in Dime Box. She had contacted the school and they referred her to the Sheriff’s Office.

A caller reported that her neighbor’s goats kept getting on her property and caught in her hog traps. The neighbor had been going onto her property without her permission, and she wants that to stop. Sgt Allen spoke to the complainant and made contact with the neighbor to stay off the property.

January 13, 2015

A resident reported a suspicious vehicle driving around CR 102 and CR 103. The vehicle description was given to Deputy Ledenbach, who searched the area.

A caller reported that a truck was partially in the ditch and impeding traffic on FM 696 West in Lexington. Deputy Grover and Deputy Flores responded and advised that the vehicle had left.

Cpl Ray was dispatched to CR 120 near FM 141 in Dime Box to check on a report of cows out. He searched the area, but advised there were no animals in the road.

The Sheriff ’s Office received a call from a resident on CR 227, advising that she thought she had an electrical fire in her house. Sgt Allen responded, along with the Giddings Fire Dept. and EMS. Heavy smoke was in the attic, but there were no flames.

January 14, 2015

Deputy Ledenbach was dispatched to a residence on CR 326 to take a report of a dog bite. An information report was taken.

A motorist reported a cow out on CR 131 in Ledbetter. Deputy Ledenbach arrived on scene and advised dispatch that the cow jumped the fence across from CR 131 when he arrived.

A resident called regarding a suspicious vehicle that was parked on his property near his deer feeder. Sgt Carvin and Deputy Mastronardi checked the area but did not locate any vehicle.

Deputy Mastronardi was dispatched to a residence on CR 122 in Dime Box after a caller reported that she could hear someone sneezing outside her window. The property was searched and all was found to be ok.

January 15, 2015

Deputy Rudolph assisted with a civil standby on PR 6001. The caller requested an officer standby while the father picked up their child. There were no issues.

Bastrop County requested the Lee County Sheriff’s Office assistance with attempting to locate a subject that owns some horses in their county. Deputy Holloway checked at the address given, but was unable to locate him. He will check by again later.

Deputy Holloway and Deputy Rudolph were dispatched to FM 3403 near Hwy 21 after a caller reported cows out.

A caller reported that he had been trying to reach his mother all day, but she did not answer. He requested for someone check on her. Cpl Ray went by and discovered that the caller’s mother was ok. She said she would call him later.

January 16, 2015

EMS was dispatched to a residence on CR 204 and called for assistance. Deputy Grover and Deputy Flores responded.

A motorist reported that an RV was parked in the outside lane of Hwy. 77 with flashers on. The RV was approximately ½ mile from Camp Tejas. Deputy Grover and Deputy Flores located the vehicle and advised they were moving along when they arrived.

A caller reported that there was a school bus parked in the middle of CR 405 West. The caller got out of her vehicle so she could see what was wrong, and the bus driver told her that a student was smoking marijuana on the bus. Deputy Ledenbach, Deputy Grover and Deputy Flores responded to the call. The child was released to his father and a report was taken.

The Sheriff ’s Office received a report of people shooting guns behind the Lutheran Church on FM 141 in Dime Box. Deputy Mastronardi and Cpl Ray located the source and advised it was people popping fireworks near the school.

January 17, 2015

A caller reported that her neighbor had a bon fire that was throwing sparks, and she was concerned. Deputy Mastronardi checked with the neighbor and advised that the neighbor put the fire out.

Deputy Mastronardi was dispatched to Westwood Villa Apartments to check on a loud music call. As he arrived, a male subject was leaving and the loud music had stopped.

A caller spoke to Deputy Ledenbach about some property that was stolen on CR 225. Deputies will be close patrolling the area on all shifts.

Deputy Ledenbach was dispatched to a residence on CR 130 in Ledbetter. She reported that some adults and children were in her house. She said she tried to talk to them, but they wouldn’t communicate back. The deputy checked on her and found no one in her house. The woman was ok.

Deputy Mastronardi and Cpl Ray were dispatched to an audible alarm on CR 318. It was a false alarm and everything was ok.

Deputy Grover and Deputy Flores assisted Colorado County with a warrant check on CR 226. The subject was no longer living at that residence.

Deputy Grover, Deputy Ledenbach and Deputy Flores responded to a vehicle rollover accident on Hwy 290 West. DPS worked the crash report.

Jail Count:

01/18/2015 66

Males: 53 Females: 13

Crime Stoppers encourages members of the community to assist local law enforcement agencies in the fight against crime by overcoming the two key elements that inhibit community involvement: fear and apathy.

Callers remain anonymous and are eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $ 1,000.00 if the information given leads to an arrest or grand jury indictment of a felony offender.

Help take a bite out of crime! If you know anything, call 1-866-930-TIPS (8477).

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