2009-09-10 / Police

Sheriff 's Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

August 31, 2009

A resident on CR 114 called and reported that he witnessed a white Ford F350 truck drive through his hay patch and purposely did donuts which caused damage. He then followed the truck back to the Giddings High School where it parked. Deputy Crockett was dispatched and a report was made.

Chief Deputy Kothmann assisted with a funeral escort from Phillips and Luckey to the main entrance at the city cemetery.

The Sheriff's Office received a 9-1-1 call from a female claiming to have witnessed a man get run over on Houston Street in Giddings. The call was transferred to the Giddings Police Dept. A description of the vehicle and the license plate was given to the deputies.

A caller reported cows out on CR 326. Deputy Aderhold was dispatched and put up the cows.

Deputy Robertson was dispatched to Town & Country Mobile Home Park after a resident reported that three young males were sitting in their green Chevrolet Cavalier playing music very loudly.

A truck driver reported two suspicious vehicles parked at the end of CR 237. Deputy Robertson, Deputy Durrenberger and Deputy Aderhold investigated the call.

September 1, 2009

Dispatch received a call from a man stating that his son was sentenced to jail time and was driving him to jail and his son got out of the vehicle and refused to get back in. Deputy York was dispatched and located the subject walking down the road. The subject was brought in without further incident.

Deputy Robertson was dispatched to FM 141 @ CR 122 in Dime Box to put cows up. The cows ran back into a pasture behind an abandoned trailer.

A caller reported to Deputy Durrenberger that a subject took his motorcycle from the Giddings airport. A statement was taken and a report was made. Charges are pending at this time.

A motorist reported that someone tried to move a mobile home down CR 130 and the axel broke and it was just sitting in the middle of the roadway. No one is around. Deputy Robertson assisted with traffic control.

September 2, 2009

Deputy Lapham put up cows that were out on CR 322 near FM 1624.

Dispatch received several calls regarding a stalled semi truck on Hwy 77 North. The caller reported that the driver attempted to make a U - turn and got struck and was blocking traffic. Deputy Durrenberger and Deputy Carvin assisted with traffic control until the roadway was cleared.

Deputies will be patrolling CR 316 after several callers reported a juvenile driving an older model Volkswagen recklessly on the roadway.

Deputy York transported inmates to County Court.

September 3, 2009

Several motorists reported a white Ford truck parked at the rest area on Hwy 290 West was smoking heavily. Deputy Lapham responded and the Giddings Fire Dept. was dispatched.

An alarm company notified Lee County of a residential alarm. Deputy Durrenberger was dispatched and advised the perimeter was secure. The owner of the residence was notified and advised that the storm set off the alarm.

A motorist reported a vehicle accident with possible injuries on Hwy 77 approx 1 ½ miles South of Giddings. Deputy Carvin and Deputy Durrenberger assisted Trooper Thorp with traffic control. The driver of the vehicle was transported to the hospital by Starflight.

Deputy Easley was dispatched to FM 448 to check out a report of a suspicious vehicle. The owner of the property was on the scene.

A motorist reported a possible drunk driver on CR 118. The vehicle was swerving all over the roadway. Deputy Easley located the vehicle. The driver was identified and checked and released.

The Sheriff's Office was notified by the Giddings Police that there was a dead cow in the road on Hwy 290 West. Deputy Carvin and Deputy Durrenberger were dispatched and advised that it was a miniature horse and it was off the roadway.

September 4, 2009

Bastrop County reported to Lee County that a vehicle that was taken from CR C had wrecked out in Bastrop. The owner was notified and advised he was unsure if he wanted to press charges. The subject was arrested in Bastrop for public intoxication.

Deputy Crockett was dispatched to a minor car accident at the intersection of Hwy 77 @ Hwy 21. The driver was given a blue form.

A motorist reported a one vehicle rollover accident on FM 696. Deputy Crockett assisted with traffic control.

Deputy York was dispatched to an assault call on CR 336 in Lexington. The caller stated that her juvenile daughter refused to get out of the vehicle while she was trying to drop her off at school. Then when they got home she was assaulted.

A motorist reported a black cow out on Hwy 77 approx 1 mile north of Hwy 21. Deputy Crockett was dispatched.

Washington County reported that they had a vehicle drive off with paying for gas and the vehicle was last seen heading westbound on Hwy 290. A description of the vehicle was given to Deputy Crockett who searched for the vehicle.

Deputy Easley spoke to a complainant who advised he was assaulted two days ago. The subject who had assaulted him was no longer in Texas. Charges are pending at this time.

A subject reported suspicious activity at a residence on CR 412. Deputy Easley was dispatched and reported everything to be okay.

A resident on CR 233 reported that someone is playing their music too loudly. Deputy Carvin was dispatched and the music had already been turned down.

Deputies assisted Trooper Thorp on CR 118 after a motorist reported that she was behind a vehicle that was all over the roadway and had gone into the ditch. The driver was arrested and booked into jail.

September 5, 2009

Deputy Easley was patrolling on Hwy 290 and noticed a fight in front of Shooty's. The Giddings Police Dept was notified and Deputy Easley assisted at the scene.

Several callers reported cows out on FM 696 East. Deputy Crockett was dispatched and got them off the roadway.

A caller reported to Deputy York that she was nearly attacked by her neighbor's dogs in Lexington.

Deputy York was dispatched to Hwy 77 North to put up goats that were out again.

A caller reported a red calf and a yellow calf were out on CR 323 near the Fedor store. Deputy York put up the cows and notified the owner.

Deputy Easley met with a complainant on Deerwood Dr and took a burglary report. The case is currently under investigation.

A resident at West Wood Apartments spoke to Deputy Carvin about a female harassing her. A report was taken.

Deputy Easley assisted Lexington Police Officer at a disturbance call at the corner of Ave E and Dickson. A boyfriend and girlfriend were arguing and she left on foot.

September 6, 2009

A caller advised he was assaulted by his neighbor and requested to speak to a deputy. Deputy Crockett and Deputy Durrenberger responded to the scene.

Deputy Durrenberger was dispatched to put up the goats that keep getting out on Hwy 77 North. The owners will be issued a citation if the goats continue to get out.

A resident on Hwy 290 West requested a deputy speak to his neighbor because they were shooting towards his house. Deputy Robertson spoke to the neighbor.

A motorist reported a black cow out on CR 117 near the creek @ CR 430. Deputy Easley ran the cow back into the pasture.

Deputy Crockett was dispatched to a disturbance on PR 4511. The caller advised that she has a criminal trespass warning against a female that showed up at her house. A report was written and charges are pending.

JAIL REPORT Jail Count 09/06/09 : 49

Males: 45 Females: 4

In the Month of August the Lee County Dispatchers received 395 calls for service, 96 of these calls were animal complaints.

The Lee County Sheriff Officers investigated 1 Sexual Assault, 4 Assaults, 2 Assaults Family Violence, 3 Burglaries and 7 Thefts.


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