Lexington Police Report
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 20, 2009
At approximately 02:10 a.m., Officer Sherer was dispatched to the area of HWY 77 N. in the attempt to locate a speeding vehicle driving erratically. The vehicle was not located.
July 22, 2009
At approximately 8:00 p.m., Officer Sherer conducted a traffic stop on an eighteen wheel tractor trailer. Upon interviewing the driver it became apparent the driver was acting suspiciously and alluding to the Officer's conversation. The driver of the truck was discovered to have been driving while license is suspended. Further investigation revealed the driver had an extreme usable amount of Marijuana in the truck. The Truck Company was notified while the driver was detained. The company had a driver come to the location and escort the vehicle back to their yard, while Officer Sherer transported the driver to the Lee County Jail.
July 26, 2009
At approximately 10:16 a.m., Officer Cary responded to the Lexington Food Mart on HWY 77 and 5th Street to investigate a vehicle reportedly crashing through the front windows of the store. As Officer Cary arrived the vehicle was gone and the owner of the store told the Officer that the known driver of the vehicle pulled up to the store and the next thing the owner remembered seeing was the vehicle jumping the two foot curb, crashing into the window and resting inside the store. The known driver exited the vehicle went to the beer cooler picked out a pack of beer took it over to the cashier and attempted to pay for it with a check. The owner in disbelief refused to sell the beer to the driver. While being refused the driver asked the owner of the store to hurry because the police were coming and the driver admitted he was on probation, intoxicated and did not want to go to jail. After the refusal the driver got back into his vehicle exited the store and drove off. The Lexington Police are attempting to apprehend the driver with a warrant.
July 28, 2009
At approximately 9:43 a.m., Officer Cary was dispatched to the area of FM 112 to assist the Department of Public Safety in a one car roll over.
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. If you should be missing your pet please contact the Animal Control Officer.
Our Animal Control Officer Alison Castro is offering a program titled 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