Lexington Police Report
The Lexington Police Department thanks our Citizens for a job well done. Our crime watch in Old Town has been on the look out for speeders and suspicious activities. This has alerted the Police Department and quickened our response.
The Lexington Police Department reminds everyone the water restrictions are still in effect.
The City is asking all water customers to continue with the schedule as follows: The South side of town will be allowed to water outdoors on odd numbered days (1-31). The North side of town will be allowed to water outdoors only on even days (2- 30). Fifth Street will be the dividing line, which defines the South and the North sides of town.
Car washing should be completed in accordance with the same guidelines. If your sprinklers are set on automatic timers please make the necessary adjustments.
July 8, 2009
Officer Kelly observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed on Shaw Street in Lexington. The vehicle was stopped on CR 326. Upon interviewing the driver, Kelly detected a strong odor of an unknown type alcoholic beverage on this driver. The driver was given a series of skill test which she was unable to complete. Officer Kelly placed the driver under arrest for Driving While Intoxicated and transported her to the Lee County Jail.
July 11, 2009
Officer Kelly responded to the Dollar General in reference a missing child. Kelly and employees looked for the child inside the store and reviewed the security tapes to discover the child did not exit the store. Kelly discovered the child hiding between the clothing racks. The grandparent and child were reunited and left the store.
July 11, 2009
Officer Kelly observed a white vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed into the City. Kelly conducted a traffic stop of the vehicle and observed the female to be intoxicated. It was also discovered she had in her possession a large amount of Marijuana.
July 12, 2009
Officer Cary responded to three gas drive offs at the Cefco in Lexington. No vehicles were located.
Animal Control Officer Castro and the Blue Paws Organization are continuing their quest on the Feral Cat population. If your pet is missing please contact ACO Castro at 979-540-9791. A reminder: all animals kept outside should have a collar and Rabies tags. ACO Alison Castro is offering a program entitled Friend Chip. For more details about this program contact Officer Castro at 979-540-9791. You may also call 1- 800-336-2843 or look at the web site: www.avidid.com.