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2009-06-25 / Police

Sheriff 's Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

June 15, 2009

Deputy Crockett was dispatched to an alarm at a local business. The key holder was already on sight and everything appeared secure.

H&R Machine reported that one of their trucks was missing and another had been rummaged through. Deputy Crockett took a report and the stolen truck was entered into TCIC. Investigation continues.

A mobile caller reported an older model blue car to be driving recklessly and at a high rate of speed. The car was heading towards Giddings from Bastrop. Deputy Durrenberger and Trooper Thorp located the vehicle inside the city limits and spoke to the driver.

Deputy Robertson and Deputy Durrenberger were dispatched to Hwy 77 South near the water tower to check on an 18 wheeler that was reported to be broken down in the traffic lane. The 18 wheeler was located and someone was already enroute to assist.

A caller made a report of telephone harassment with Deputy Robertson. The complainant believes it is a former employee who was fired. The case is under investigation and charges are pending.

Deputy Carvin and Deputy Durrenberger were dispatched to a disturbance in Lincoln. Before the deputies arrival the complainant called back and requested an ambulance for her boyfriend because he had passed out and had a seizure.

June 16, 2009

Deputy Lapham spoke to a complainant on Sherrill Lane after she called and had an issue with her neighbor's dogs. The problem was resolved.

Giddings Fire Department was paged out to a grass fire on FM 180 @ CR 128. Deputy Robertson and Deputy Durrenberger assisted with traffic control.

A caller reported that cows are out again on CR 130. Deputy Crockett was dispatched and ran the cows off the roadway.

June 17, 2009

A motorist reported three horses out on Hwy 21 between CR 403 and CR 411. Deputy Crockett was dispatched.

Deputy Crockett was dispatched to PR 4363 after a resident reported a large black bull with a yellow tag in its ear. She advised that it has been roaming around for about three days and will not leave. She has no idea who the bull belongs to.

K&C Quick Stop reported that a woman accidentally locked her baby in her vehicle. Dispatch asked if the vehicle was running to determine if the air conditioner was on for the infant. Deputy Crockett was on routine patrol and was nearby and was able to help.

A resident on CR 113 reported an elderly black man walking down the road. He appeared confused and did not know where he was. Deputy Robertson spoke to the gentleman and took him back to the Bateman Center where had been attending a funeral service.

Deputy Easley checked on an abandoned vehicle on FM 180. The vehicle was unoccupied but off the roadway.

A caller reported a man lying on the driveway of the Verizon building on FM 2239. Deputy Robertson checked and identified the subject as a local resident.

Deputy Robertson reported he found an open door at a local business. Deputy Durrenberger assisted with checking out the building. A worker was located in the building working late.

June 18, 2009

The Sheriff's Office received a call from a resident on FM 3403 reporting what she believed to be a prowler. Deputy Pettijohn was dispatched and searched the perimeter and did not locate anyone.

A resident reported a yellow Ford Ranger to be driving at a high rate of speed. She advised the vehicle just drove past children and she was concerned. Deputy Crockett searched the area for a vehicle matching the description. A close patrol of the area is in effect.

A complainant made a report to Deputy Crockett that someone had her wallet out of her vehicle. She reported that she had no cash, just her driver's license and her social security card.

A caller reported that her daughter was chased by seven pit bulls on CR 309 in Lexington. The caller also stated that her dog was also attacked and injured while trying to protect her daughter. She gave the name of the people who own the dogs. Deputy Robertson and Deputy Easley spoke to both parties involved and the matter was resolved.

A motorist reported that his vehicle broke down on Hwy 21 at the bottom of a hill and requested assistance. Deputy Durrenberger and Deputy Robertson assisted with traffic control until the wrecker arrived.

Deputy Robertson, Deputy Durrenberger and Deputy Pettijohn responded to a disturbance on CR 133. Upon arrival the deputies determined it was a verbal disturbance and both parties separated for the night.

June 19, 2009

Several callers reported a rollover accident on Hwy 21 near Elm Creek. Deputy Easley and Deputy Pettijohn assisted with traffic control.

Deputy Crockett was dispatched to put up cows on FM 448 near CR 215.

Lee County received a call from Fayette County regarding a possible drunk driver. The vehicle description was given to Deputy Robertson and Trooper Weiser. The vehicle was located on Hwy 290 East at Bucees. The driver was not intoxicated and released.

Deputy Carvin met with a complainant and wrote a report regarding identity theft. The complainant's driver's license number was entered into TCIC.

A complainant on CR 309 reported that a female was off her medication and attempted to stab him while he was asleep. Deputy Easley and Deputy Pettijohn were dispatched to the call. The female had left the scene upon their arrival. It was determined that both parties had been drinking alcohol all day and had been fighting. Investigation continues.

Deputy Robertson and Deputy Carvin were dispatched to a residence on FM 1697 after a caller reported two subjects were arguing. The female claimed to have been assaulted but did not want to file any charges.

June 20, 2009

Deputy York was dispatched to PR 6001 after a complainant reported cows out on the road. The cows were put up.

A motorist reported cows out on CR 124 approx. ¼ of a mile off FM 1697. Deputy Aderhold responded to the call.

Deputy Aderhold checked the welfare of a subject in Dime Box after her sister called and reported that she was very depressed and had claimed to have taken some prescription medication. The deputy spoke to the girl's mother who advised she was at an unknown location and not at home.

A caller requested assistance on CR 208. She reported to dispatch that she had a snake trapped in a glass bowl on top of her washing machine. Deputy York responded and assisted.

Deputy Aderhold assisted B&M at a possible overdose call at a local mobile home park. A caller reported that her friend was very depressed and took six antidepressants. The subject was transported to the hospital.

A resident on CR 208 reported a suspicious vehicle driving up and down the road sometimes stopping in front of different houses. Deputy Aderhold was dispatched but unable to locate the vehicle. A close patrol of the area is in effect.

A caller advised that her soon to be ex-husband was at her residence and would not leave. He is not supposed to be there. Deputy Pettijohn was dispatched and spoke to the complainant.

A motorist reported approx. 5 black cows out on Hwy 290 West near PR 2904 and one of the cows just crossed the highway in front of his vehicle. Deputy Easley and Trooper Weiser located the cows and got them penned back up. The owner was notified.

June 21, 2009

Deputy Aderhold spoke to a complainant regarding a problem she was having with her neighbor. The caller was referred to the county attorney.

A caller requested to speak to a deputy regarding gun laws in Texas. Deputy York assisted the caller.

JAIL REPORT Jail Count: 06/21/09 47

Males: 43 Females: 4

Due to the unfavorable conditions, the Lee County Commissioners Court has reinstated the burn ban. If you are making plans for vacation, contact the Sheriffs Office or Police Departments for close patrols.

Reward for information on crimes in Lee County. Call Bluebonnet Area Crime Stoppers at 1-866-930-TIPS (8477).

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