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2009-06-18 / Police

Sheriff 's Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

June 8, 2009

Deputy Robertson spoke to a resident on CR 107 who advised that an older model white truck pulled into her driveway and dumped a puppy. The driver was described as a white male wearing a baseball cap and tan shorts and was last seen heading toward CR 107. Investigation continues.

A caller reported that she received a call from her granddaughter stating that her mom and her boyfriend were fighting. Deputy Durrenberger, Deputy Pettijohn and Deputy Robertson responded and spoke to both parties involved. Everything was okay.

June 9, 2009

Chief Deputy Kothmann met with a complainant on CR 218 who reported that items had been stolen from his residence. A report was taken.

A caller reported that he needed a deputy to meet him at his residence on CR 122. He noticed that someone had moved his water hose from his front yard to the wooded area behind his house. Also, a delivery package was missing. Deputy Crockett spoke to the complainant.

Fayette County called advising that their units were in pursuit of a 1998 Cadillac four door at speeds of 90-100 miles per hour and they were northbound entering Warda. Deputy Easley, Deputy Durrenberger, Deputy Robertson and Deputy Pettijohn assisted. The Cadillac turned on Polk St. and then turned back and headed southbound on Hwy 77 back towards La Grange. The vehicle wrecked out in Fayette County and the driver fled on foot.

June 10, 2009

A woman called and requested a deputy check on her juvenile son that lives with his father in Lexington. She advised she has not spoken to her son since last year and she noticed that she missed a call from him sometime last night. Deputy Crockett assisted.

The Sheriff's Office received a call from Crocker Reclamation who requested a report on 18.000 gallons of diesel being stolen. Deputy Aderhold was on his way when Crocker called back and disregarded our deputy because the diesel was not stolen, their gauge was broken.

Deputy Carvin was dispatched to attempt to locate a black Toyota Tundra truck that was out on Hwy 290 East heading westbound into Giddings and was reported to be driving recklessly. The vehicle was stopped on Knox Street and the deputy advised that the driver was on their cell phone and not paying attention.

June 11, 2009

A resident on CR A reported to Deputy Pettijohn that she could hear someone whistling outside of her house. The deputy searched the area and did not locate anyone. A close patrol of the area will be put into effect.

Captain Gonzales and Deputy Lapham were dispatched to Willow Creek Road to assist after a caller reported that a 2 year old had been under water for an undetermined amount of time. Justice of the Peace Hester was later called to the scene.

Deputy Lapham was dispatched to FM 141 to speak to a complainant regarding criminal mischief. While he was out of town someone had destroyed his landscaping. A report was made.

A motorist reported a one vehicle rollover on CR 309 approx ½ mile from Trinity Lutheran Church. The caller advised that the driver was out of the vehicle walking around and did not appear to be injured. Deputy Easley and Deputy Carvin were on their way to assist. Lexington EMS was the first on the scene and they advised there was no vehicle or driver anywhere to be found.

Deputy Robertson and Deputy Carvin were dispatched to a residential alarm. The house was secure and the home owners were on sight.

All county units assisted with traffic control as several grass fires were reported along both sides of Hwy 21 from the Burleson County line to Old Dime Box.

June 12, 2009

Deputy Lapham was dispatched to Hwy 21 West near the Bastrop County line to put up cows that were reported to be out on the roadway.

The Sheriff's Office received a call from a woman reporting that someone had shot an arrow through her trailer house. Deputy Lapham and Deputy Aderhold were dispatched to the scene and a report was made.

A caller reported that someone had painted his truck and broke his side mirror sometime Wednesday night. Deputy Aderhold spoke to the complainant and advised that he did not want to file any charges at this time.

Deputy Lapham and Deputy Aderhold assisted with traffic control at the scene of a grass fire on FM 448 near CR 217.

A complainant came to the Sheriff's Office and mad a criminal mischief report with Deputy Carvin regarding unknown person(s) pouring soda in his vehicle and all over the seats.

A resident called and reported a suspicious vehicle on CR 231. The vehicle was described as a white minivan. Deputy Carvin located the vehicle on CR 227. Both occupants were identified and released.

June 13, 2009

The Sheriff's Office received a fire alarm call at the Verizon HUB on FM 2239 at FM 448. Deputy Pettijohn and South Lee Fire Department were dispatched. There was no fire.

Deputy Pettijohn assisted a stranded motorist on Hwy 21 in Dime Box after he reported his vehicle was broken down and he was walking to find assistance.

A caller reported that she was having problems with her husband and she wanted to leave but he would not let her. Deputy York was dispatched and the matter was resolved.

A caller advised that a U.S. mail truck had just left the courthouse and a buggy full of mail fell out of the truck. Deputy Robertson searched for the mail truck but was unable to locate it. The post office was notified.

A motorist reported large pieces of metal on Hwy 77 in the southbound lane of traffic approx one mile north of Hwy 21. Deputy Carvin and Deputy Robertson cleared the lane.

A white compact car was seen dropping someone off at the Globe Hill Church and then drove off. The subject that was dropped off walked behind the church. Deputy Robertson, Deputy Durrenberger and Deputy Carvin searched the area and reported that the church was secure and all door and windows were locked.

June 14, 2009

Deputy Durrenberger was dispatched out to Hwy 290 East to speak to a complainant regarding her residence being burglarized. Investigation continues at this time.

A caller reported that he was working security at the SPJST hall in Dime Box and he had asked a subject to leave because he was causing problems. The subject refused to comply. Deputy Carvin was dispatched and the subject left with family members.

A mobile caller reported that a blue truck was parked in the median of Hwy 290 East with the flashers on. Deputy Robertson located the truck and the driver reported that the vehicle was overheating and he pulled over so it could cool off.

A motorist reported a white female wearing blue jean short overalls was standing in the middle of FM 141 crying uncontrollably. Deputy York and Deputy Crockett were dispatched. Deputy York gave the subject a courtesy ride to the Sheriff's Office so she could call for a ride home.

A resident reported that she received a threatening phone call from the man she is leasing her property from. He is at her front gate threatening to drive through her gate and go into her house. Deputy York and Deputy Crockett responded and spoke to the complainant and the property owner.

Deputy Durrenberger and Deputy Robertson responded to a disturbance on CR 348. A caller reported his next door neighbors are having a big party and some people are getting ready to fight. The subjects that were causing the problems were sent home. JAIL REPORT JAIL COUNT: 06/14/09 44

MALES: 39 FEMALES: 5

Congratulations to the Giddings High School Baseball team and coaching staff for their accomplishments this baseball season. Good luck to all the Lee County Little League All-stars. Wishing all dads a happy father's day.

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