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2009-09-24 / Police

Sheriff 's Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

September 14, 2009

Deputy Crockett and Deputy Lapham assisted with traffic control at the scene of an accident on Hwy 77 North. A mobile caller reported that a vehicle flipped and ran off the highway.

A caller reported cows out in the middle of Hwy 21 West near the Bastrop County line. Deputy Carvin was dispatched.

Captain Gonzales spoke to a complainant regarding telephone harassment. A report was taken and charges are pending at this time.

A motorist reported that a blue Dodge truck was on Hwy 290 East heading westbound and was all over the roadway. Deputy Crockett searched for the vehicle. The caller reported that the vehicle turned around at the picnic area and was heading back towards Brenham. Washington County was notified.

September 15, 2009

The Sheriff's Office was notified of a stranded motorist on Hwy 290 West somewhere between the Giddings city limits and the county line. Deputy Easley and Deputy Carvin searched for the vehicle.

Chief Deputy Kothmann was dispatched to a residence in Lexington after a woman called and reported that she had two pit bulls in her yard that attempted to attack her. The Lexington Animal Control was called out and the owner of the dogs was located.

A mobile caller reported that a blue Ford F150 truck was traveling towards Giddings from Lexington and was weaving all over the highway. Deputy Robertson and Deputy Easley attempted to locate the truck but the caller called back and reported that the vehicle turned off on FM 3403.

September 16, 2009

A caller reported that her mailbox was damaged during the day before the mailman delivered the mail. Chief Deputy Kothmann was notified and the deputies will be doing extra patrol on CR 453.

Deputy Easley was dispatched to FM 180 @ CR 132 to put up the same black cow that continues to get out. The auction barn is scheduled to pick up the cow tomorrow.

Deputy Crockett and Deputy Lapham took five inmates to county court. Chief Deputy Lapham picked an inmate up from Fayette County to take to court.

September 17, 2009

A caller spoke to Deputy Durrenberger regarding a possible scam. A man claiming to be with an insurance company is going to the complainant's residence next week. The caller would like a deputy to stop by and talk to the man.

A resident on CR 426 spoke to Deputy Robertson concerning a money order she had received today. She believes it to be a scam.

Deputy Lapham and Deputy Crockett took six inmates to District Court.

Captain Gonzales took a report from a resident regarding criminal mischief. The case is still under investigation.

Deputy Durrenberger spoke to a complainant that requested extra patrol on CR 233 due to several motorists speeding on a regular basis.

September 18, 2009

Deputy Aderhold was dispatched to a possible disturbance at Town and Country Mobile Home Park. A caller reported hearing screaming coming from one of the back trailer houses. Everything checked out okay.

A motorist reported a cow out on CR 118 just outside the city limits. Deputy Aderhold was dispatched.

Deputy Crockett met with a subject who found some property on the corner of CR 103 & CR 105. The owner of the property has been contacted.

A resident on PR 8010 reported finding bones on his property. Deputy Crockett was dispatched and advised that the bones appeared to be from an animal. The game warden was notified.

A caller reported that a man was fishing off the side of the bridge on FM 141 and was not in a safe place. She advised that a large vehicle would hit him. Deputy Carvin checked on the subject and he moved from the middle of the bridge for his own safety.

Deputy Carvin and Deputy Robertson were dispatched to a residence in Dime Box to meet with a complainant who reported that someone had thrown a rock and busted his window on his truck. Fingerprints were taken at the scene and investigation continues.

A caller reported that there was a cow on her front porch. Deputy Aderhold was dispatched to her residence on CR 118.

September 19, 2009

Deputy York was dispatched to check out a suspicious vehicle on CR 329 in Lexington. The vehicle was occupied by one male and had been sitting on the side of the road for a long time. Everything was okay.

Sheriff Meyer and Deputy York were dispatched to an audible burglar alarm at a residence on F.M. 141. The house was secure.

A resident on FM 112 reported that her ex-boyfriend is banging on her front door so hard she believes he might break it. Deputy Robertson was dispatched but advised the male subject was gone prior to his arrival.

Deputy Durrenberger was dispatched to put up cows on FM 448 @ CR 214. Upon his arrival the owners were on sight fixing their fence and the cows were off the road.

A caller requested a welfare check on her friend and her kids. She had been receiving death threats from her ex-husband. Deputy Robertson and Deputy Durrenberger reported that everything was okay.

Deputy Durrenberger reported that there were open doors at the Giddings High School. Giddings Police Department was notified.

September 20, 2009

A caller reported that a family was having car problems on Hwy 77 North at the roadside park. Deputy Crockett was dispatched and reported that they had locked their keys inside the vehicle. Tillery Wrecker assisted.

A resident on FM 141 reported horses out at the intersection of FM 141 @ CR 121. Deputy Robertson was dispatched but reported no horses were out.

Deputy Robertson met with a complainant on PR 5000 in Ledbetter. The caller advised that someone had slashed his tires on his motorcycle and on his Expedition. Fingerprints were taken and a report was made. Charges are pending at this time.

Deputy York and Deputy Robertson and Trooper Thorp searched for a black Ford F150 truck on Hwy 77 heading towards Giddings from La Grange. The vehicle was swerving from lane to lane.

A caller requested a deputy to meet with her on CR 122. She advised that her husband had hit her and then threatened to kill her and their children. The caller did not have a working number and spoke very little English. Deputy Robertson and Deputy Durrenberger were dispatched.

JAIL REPORT

Jail Count 09/13/09- 51

Males: 46 Females: 5

The Lee County Jail was duly Inspected and found to be in compliance with the Texas Commission on Jail Standards. This was the first annual inspection that the new jail has had since opening.

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1-866-930-TIPS (8477)

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