2009-04-09 / Police

Sheriff 's Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

March 30, 2009

Deputy Pettijohn was dispatched to a residence on C.R. 307 after the Sheriff's Office received a 9-1-1 hang up call. Everything was okay.

Deputy York assisted with a funeral escort from Martin Luther Church to the main entrance at the city cemetery.

A school bus driver reported a black cow out on C.R. 133. Deputy Robertson was dispatched.

Deputy Aderhold transported inmate from Houston and picked up another in Bryan.

March 31, 2009

Deputy Aderhold traveled to Travis County State Jail to pickup inmate for District Court, then to Williamson County to pick another inmate.

A caller reported that he was assaulted by a male on Clark Lane. Deputy York responded and a report was made.

Deputy Aderhold transported injured red tail Hawk to animal shelter.

Sheriff Meyer, Chief Deputy Kothmann and Deputy York assisted with a funeral escort in Dime Box.

Deputy Robertson and Deputy Carvin assisted D.P.S. Trooper Manner at the scene of a one vehicle rollover on Hwy 77 at C.R. 412 in Lexington.

A mobile caller reported an older model Chevrolet Tahoe traveling at a high rate of speed on Hwy 290 East. Deputy Robertson and Deputy Easley attempted to locate the vehicle.

April 1, 2009

Deputy Pettijohn put up a horse that was running down F.M. 141 near C.R. 123.

Deputy York worked on civil papers, making phone contacts and serving others. He registered a sex offender at the SO.

Deputy Aderhold escorted a funeral from Immanuel to Fayette County Line.

Deputy Aderhold responded to a report of a horse in the fence on CR 123, he removed him uncut and secured him at a place on PR 1412 and notified owner.

Deputy York responded to a burning ban violation on FM 1624.

Deputy York arrested two persons in county court, and took an assault report.

A caller reported that she was arguing with her husband and he took her cell phone from her and refused to give it back. Deputy Pettijohn was dispatched and resolved the matter.

Several motorists reported cows out on Hwy 290 East near Bobby Lehmann trucking. Deputy Aderhold was dispatched and the owner was called due to the fence being down.

Deputy Robertson was dispatched to an inquest on C.R. 114. A caller reported that he checked on his mother and found her on the floor. Justice of the Peace Bise was called to the scene.

A caller reported a suspicious vehicle parked across the street from Govan's Storage Units. Deputy Robertson and Deputy Carvin identified the occupants.

Deputy Pettijohn, Deputy Robertson and Deputy Carvin were dispatched to an assault call on F.M. 141. A male subject assaulted his father and threatened to get his gun and finish the job. The subject was located and arrested.

April 2, 2009

A caller reported that a tree fell across Hwy 21 in Dime Box. Deputy Pettijohn was dispatched and TXDOT was notified.

Deputy Crockett assisted a Kerr County unit with a fleet accident.

Deputy Crockett responded to a bull out on CR 119.

Deputy York rested one male and one female from District Court.

Deputy Pettijohn notified dispatch that he located a Kerr County Sheriff's Office vehicle that was on the side of the road and it appeared to have been in an accident. Trooper Thorp was dispatched.

A caller reported to Deputy York that sometime during the night her mailbox was pushed out of the ground and flattened. A report was made.

A resident reported that someone took his mailbox and post and threw it across the roadway. Deputy Durrenberger responded and made a report. Investigation continues.

A resident on Hwy 77 in Lexington reported that a silver Toyota ran through her fence and took off heading northbound on Hwy 77. Deputy Durrenberger located the vehicle in Lexington and the driver followed him back to the accident scene so Trooper Manner could investigate the accident.

Deputy Robertson spoke to a complainant on C.R. 233 who reported that she is having an ongoing problem with her neighbor's dogs. They have killed four goats and some chickens.

A female reported that she was assaulted by her husband and claimed he attempted to run her over in his car. Deputy Robertson and Deputy Durrenberger spoke to both parties. A report was made.

April 3, 2009

Captain Gonzales and Deputy York assisted with a funeral that came from Rockdale going to the Sandy Point Cemetery in Dime Box.

A motorist reported 3 juveniles hitchhiking on Hwy 77 near C.R. 405. Deputy Robertson located the subjects and identified them. They were not juveniles and were given a courtesy ride to Giddings.

Deputy Robertson spoke to a complainant regarding a theft. It was reported that a white female stole his daughter's clothes and shoes. A report was made.

Deputy Durrenberger responded to spot lighters on CR 203 and on CR 326.

April 4, 2009

Deputy York assisted Trooper Thorp on Hwy 77 North just south of Lexington where a truck lost its trailer and went through a fence.

Several motorists reported three gold colored cars with chrome wire spinner rims were driving recklessly on Hwy 290 East heading westbound. Deputy Robertson and Deputy Durrenberger located the vehicles and issued citations to the drivers.

The skydiving center in Lexington reported that a skydiver crash landed on a truck and was injured. Deputy Easley was dispatched to the scene and assisted.

A motorist reported a tan SUV was traveling eastbound on Hwy 290 and was swerving all over the road. Deputy Robertson and Deputy Durrenberger located the vehicle and spoke to the driver. They determined he was tired and would pull over and rest.

Deputy Easley, Deputy Durrenberger and Deputy Robertson responded to the Sons of Herman Hall after a caller reported that there was a large crowd in the parking lot and two subjects were getting ready to fight. The deputies advised that the source of the problem was sent home.

Lee County received information from Milam County who requested our assistance in locating a vehicle that was involved in a hit and run in their county. The vehicle struck a pedestrian that was in critical condition. The vehicle was last seen heading southbound on Hwy 77.

April 5, 2009

Deputy Robertson was dispatched to C.R. 224 after a caller reported a suspicious vehicle. The vehicle was gone upon the deputies arrival. A close patrol of the area will be enforced.

Deputy York took a report from a subject who reported that unknown persons dumped a bunch of trash and other items at her front gate. Investigation continues.

A motorist reported approx. 20- 30 vehicles parked on the side of the roadway on Hwy 290 West near C.R. 202. Some vehicles were blocking the road. Deputy York, Deputy Durrenberger and Deputy Easley were dispatched to the scene.

Deputy Easley searched for a white GMC Yukon that was reported to be traveling at a high rate of speed on Hwy 77 northbound. The caller advised that the driver nearly ran her vehicle off the roadway.
Jail Count 04/05/09: 46
Males: 38 Females 8

The Lee County Jail is in need of a wheel chair, if any one would like to donate one to the Sheriff Office it would be greatly appreciated. The Lee County dispatcher handled 317 calls for assistance and deputies served 33 civil process papers for the month of March. I would like to wish everyone a Happy Easter.

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