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2009-07-30 / Police

Sheriff 's Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

July 20, 2009

Deputy Crockett assisted a motorist that was broken down on Hwy 21 between CR 113 and the Walch Store.

A motorist reported that a white van was traveling in front of him on Hwy 77 and the passenger threw an object out of the window and it cracked his windshield. Deputy Lapham was dispatched but the complainant reported that the van turned onto Hwy 21 and to disregard.

A caller reported that a subject driving a navy blue trailblazer had a blow out and was trying to flag motorists down. Deputy Crockett located the vehicle on Hwy 290 East and spoke to the driver. No assistance was needed.

Deputy Easley and Deputy Durrenberger were dispatched to a residence on CR 316 after a caller reported that his stepbrother was threatening suicide. Upon arrival the deputies spoke to the individual and reported that he did not want to hurt himself and he was going to stay at his mother's house and she would take him to MHMR in the morning.

A caller reported three black cows out on FM 141 @ the Yegua Creek Bridge. Deputy Easley was dispatched.

July 21, 2009

The Sheriff's Office received a call from a concerned parent. She spoke to Deputy Aderhold concerning her juvenile daughter sneaking around with an older boyfriend. Information was taken and a report was made.

A caller reported that someone had broken into her residence on CR 226. Chief Deputy Kothmann was dispatched to the scene. A report was made. Investigation continues.

Deputy Lapham and Deputy Durrenberger attempted to locate a white one ton truck pulling a gooseneck trailer loaded with copper wire. The trailer appeared to be over loaded and it was causing the trailer to sway back and forth. The vehicle was last seen on Hwy 290 East headed westbound.

A caller requested a deputy at her residence due to a verbal disturbance. The caller was upset with her husband and wanted him to leave. Deputy Aderhold was dispatched.

A complainant made a theft report with Deputy Durrenberger regarding his company gas cards. They were stolen and used. Charges are pending at this time.

July 22, 2009

Williamson County reported that they received a phone call from a subject stating that he wanted to kill himself. The call was traced to Hwy 21 @ CR 440. Deputy Durrenberger checked Hwy 21 from Hwy 77 to the Burleson County line and was unable to locate any vehicle matching the description given.

Chief Deputy Kothmann, Captain Gonzales and Deputy Durrenberger were dispatched to a residence on FM 112 after a caller reported that his friend accidentally shot himself in the leg. Subject was transported by ambulance to the hospital.

A resident at Town and Country Mobile Home Park reported that her neighbors were playing their music too loud and disturbing them. Deputy Easley made contact with them and the music was turned down.

July 23, 2009

A motorist reported six head of cattle out on CR 318 approx 2 miles from CR 317. Deputy Robertson was able to remove the cattle from the road.

Deputy Easley and Deputy Durrenberger responded to a disturbance call in Lexington after the Lexington Officer requested assistance.

The Sheriff's Office received a residential alarm. Deputy Easley was dispatched but cancelled after the home owner made contact with the alarm company.

July 24, 2009

Deputy Easley made a report of criminal mischief after a business owner advised that someone had knocked out two lights. A close patrol of the area is in effect.

A motorist reported cows out on the road on FM 696 East near CR 401. Deputy York took the call and the cattle were removed from the roadway.

Deputy York assisted with traffic control after a funeral in Manheim. The caller advised that there were more people than they anticipated.

A complainant reported to Deputy Crockett that he was missing four Angus cows since the 22nd. The information was taken and passed on to the cattle ranger for investigation.

The Rockdale Hospital requested a deputy check on a suicidal female on CR 326. Deputy Durrenberger was dispatched but the hospital called back and advised that she had gone to the emergency room for evaluation.

Deputy Easley checked on a subject on FM 448 who reported that he struck a deer near Rabbs Creek and had damage to his vehicle. The subject was located and given a blue form to fill out for his insurance.

July 25, 2009

Phillips & Luckey requested a funeral escort at 10 a.m. from the church to the city cemetery. Deputy York assisted.

A motorist reported a two vehicle accident on Hwy 77 approx imately four miles north of Hwy 21. Deputy York assisted Trooper Thorp and advised that it was only a one vehicle accident with no injuries and no wrecker would be needed.

Deputy York assisted a private investigator that worked for a bonding company at a residence on CR 201. A female inside the residence had felony warrants out of Williamson County. The subject was arrested and taken to Williamson County.

A caller reported to Chief Deputy Kothmann that she is missing her bay mare for nearly a week. She has checked with her neighbors but has not been able to locate it.

The Sheriff's Office received a call from a female who reported that she had been assaulted by someone in Ledbetter at approx 4 a.m. Deputy York took a statement and filed a report. Investigation continues.

Milam County contacted Lee County regarding a suicidal subject in Lexington. Chief Deputy Kothmann and Deputy Easley checked on the subject and determined he was calm and not suicidal anymore.

July 26, 2009

Deputy York was dispatched out to FM 696 East after a motorist reported a herd of cattle out on the road.

A caller reported that the Sandy Point AME church had been broken into. Deputy Lapham was dispatched to the scene. A report was made and investigation continues.

Deputy Robertson assisted with traffic control at the scene of a one vehicle rollover. Trooper Weiser called for a Justice of the Peace and one subject was pronounced deceased.

A caller reported that he was missing a lamb and he believes that his neighbor has it. Deputy Robertson spoke to both parties and the lamb was returned.

Deputy Aderhold spoke to a complainant who wanted to make a report regarding her children having bruises on them after returning home after being with their father. A report was made and investigation continues.

An alarm company reported an audible burglar alarm at a residence. Deputy Robertson was dispatched and everything was okay.

Jail Report: Jail Count as of 7-26-09: 40; Males: 37 Females: 3

The burn ban is still in effect. This past week I was at the 131st Sheriffs Training conference. One topic was presented by the Texas Border Sheriffs Coalition and the concern of the Sheriffs dealing with the border issues.

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