2009-10-01 / Police

Sheriff 's Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

September 21, 2009

Deputy York was dispatched to a residential burglar alarm in Dime Box. The alarm company advised there was a lady on the premises but she did not know how to turn off or reset the alarm.

The Sheriff's Office received a call from a resident on CR 442 in Lincoln claiming she could hear a man screaming for help. Deputy York and Deputy Lapham searched the area and located a man working his cattle. Everything was okay.

Washington County transferred a 9-1-1 caller who spoke in a low voice advising that she was being held against her will. She then hung up the phone. The location of the caller was determined and Deputy York, Deputy Lapham and Trooper Thorp were enroute. A second caller claimed that deputies were not needed and that the girl called in because she wanted a guy to leave. Officers spoke to the female caller and gave her a courtesy ride to the Sheriff's Office so she could be picked up by family members.

Deputy Durrenberger spoke to a complainant regarding her husband threatening to kill her and her family. She has also been receiving threats from her husband's girlfriend. A report has been filed and charges are pending.

September 22, 2009

Several callers reported an 18 wheeler that ran off Hwy 21 and is stuck in the ditch and partially in the road. Deputy Lapham assisted with traffic control until a wrecker arrived.

A concerned citizen called and requested a deputy check out a cow that was in poor condition on CR 326. Deputy York was dispatched.

Deputy York and Deputy Lapham were dispatched to search for a suspicious van driving around CR 204. The vehicle was last seen heading towards town.

A Giddings school bus driver called and reported several cows out on CR 118. Deputy Durrenberger and Deputy York put up the cows.

Deputy Carvin was dispatched to put up cattle on CR 413 approx ½ mile off of CR 412.

A resident on Hwy 21 reported that an ATV had been stolen off her property. Deputy Durrenberger took a report and the investigation continues.

September 23, 2009

Deputy Lapham transported an inmate to a doctor appointment in town.

The Sheriff's Office received a 9-1- 1 call from a motorist reporting that a vehicle just drove off the Yegua Creek Bridge on FM 1624. She was alone and didn't stop. She advised that she did not live far and would go get her husband. Sheriff Meyer, Deputy Lapham and Deputy York were dispatched to the scene. The driver and two children were starflighted.

A resident on Main St. in Lexington came into the Sheriff's Office and reported three dead dogs in his neighbor's yard that were starved. Deputy York was dispatched.

A motorist reported a suspicious vehicle parked at the roadside park on Hwy 21 @ FM 2440. Deputy Lapham ran the vehicle identification number and it came back as a stolen vehicle out of San Antonio. The box van was confirmed stolen and was towed to the Sheriff's Office impound yard for processing.

Two subjects were reported to walking on Hwy 290 West wearing dark clothing and the caller nearly hit them. Deputy Easley located the subjects and told them to get off the roadway.

Another motorist reported another male walking in the outer westbound lane of Hwy 21 just East of CR 426. Deputy Easley was dispatched.

September 24, 2009

Two callers reported approx ten head of cattle out on CR 315. These cows were out the day before also. The owner was contacted by Deputy Crockett and the cows were removed from the roadway.

Deputy Crockett and Deputy Lapham were dispatched to a residence on East Hwy 21. A caller reported that their daughter in law attempted to cut herself with a knife. Subject was transported to the Sheriff's Office so she could be evaluated by MHMR.

Deputy Lapham was dispatched to a residence on Wesley Lane in Lexington after a caller reported that someone had stolen potted plants from his front yard.

A motorist reported a white male wearing all blue was walking partially in the lane of traffic on Hwy 77 North. Deputy Lapham located the subject and advised him for his safety to get off the highway. Subject was walking to CEFCO to get something to eat.

A caller reported that the cows were out again on CR 315. Dispatch was unable to get in touch with the owner. Deputy Carvin put up the cows.

Deputy Easley attempted to locate a teenage girl who was reported to be walking in the rain in FM 141. The caller gave a description of the girl but the deputy was unable to locate anyone walking on the road.

A resident on FM 141 requested a deputy check out a semi truck driver because he keeps passing in front of her house and he is shining a spotlight. She is alone and afraid. Deputy Carvin located the semi and spoke to the driver. He explained that he was just lost.

September 25, 2009

Several motorists reported a vehicle in the ditch on Hwy 290 West near the bowling alley. Deputy Easley was dispatched and reported there was no damage and the driver had fallen asleep and ran off the road. A wrecker was already called.

Deputy Crockett was dispatched to Hwy 77 South regarding a possible accident. Dispatch was informed that it was not an accident, one vehicle had broken down and the other vehicle stopped to help.

Deputy Lapham put up cows that were out on CR 117 approx 1 mile past the Wagon Stop.

Verizon requested assistance with traffic control on Hwy 77 South while they repaired a phone line. Deputy Carvin was able to assist.

Deputy Easley was dispatched to a disturbance on CR 433 in Dime Box. The caller reported that she had been assaulted. No charges were filed and the both parties were separated.

A resident on CR 232 reported that she believes her residence was broken into. The front door was cracked open when she had arrived home. Deputy Carvin checked the property and everything appeared secure.

September 26, 2009

Mailbox damage was reported on CR 309 in Lexington. Deputy Lapham made a report. A close patrol of the area will be put into effect.

Deputy Lapham was dispatched to FM 1624 to speak to a complainant. She reported that her son was being harassed by her neighbor. Both parties involved were driving down the road, and the neighbor began to drive reckless and was cursing at her son. Deputy Lapham spoke to both parties and the neighbor agreed to leave the complainant's son alone.

A caller reported a trespasser on his property on CR 405 in Lexington. Deputy Crockett and Deputy Lapham responded to the call. The subject was asked to leave the property and told not to return.

Several complainants reported that there was a trail ride on FM 3403 near Hwy 21 and that the road was completely blocked. Deputy Lapham checked it out and advised that the roadway was clear and he would check back periodically.

A caller reported that her juvenile son called her and wanted to go home because his dad and step mom were arguing. The mother could not go get her son because she had a protective order against her ex husband. Deputy Carvin and Deputy Durrenberger were dispatched to the scene. The juvenile was given a courtesy ride to another location so the mother could pick him up.

Deputy Durrenberger assisted Trooper Manner at an accident on CR 232. A caller reported that there was a one vehicle accident in front of his house. The vehicle had struck a utility pole and the power was out. The driver was out of the car walking around.

Deputy Carvin, Deputy Durrenberger and Deputy Aderhold responded to N. Leon St. to assist a Giddings Police Officer that was having trouble breathing. The officer was transported to the hospital by B&M ambulance.

A motorist reported cows out in the roadway on FM 112. Deputy Easley responded and ran the cows back into a pasture. The owner was notified.

Deputy Aderhold assisted Lexington Police on a disturbance call. A caller reported that two subjects were fighting by the playground. Subjects had left the scene prior to arrival.

September 27, 2009

A resident reported that someone is playing their music very loud on CR 137 and it is really late and it woke him up. Deputy Aderhold drove out and reported to dispatch that the neighborhood was quiet.

Deputy York was dispatched to a residence on East Hwy 21 after a caller advised that her husband wants a divorce and she is afraid he is going to try to take their baby. Her mother is on her way from Georgia to pick her up.

The Fort Worth Air Traffic Control contacted the Sheriff 's Office regarding a pilot they lost contact with near Lexington. Deputy Crockett and Deputy York went to the skydiving center to see if they airplane they were looking for was there. Before their arrival, they called back and advised to disregard because the plane had been located.


Jail Count 09/27/09 : 50

Males: 44 Females: 5

Lee County citizens can go to the following web site www.txdps.state.tx.us/

for information on Sex Offenders in your neighborhood.




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