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2009-10-08 / Police

Lexington Police Report

Lexington Chief of Police Randy Davenport

September 27, 2009

At about 9:10 a.m., Chief Davenport received a call in reference to speeding vehicles on Shaw.

October 2, 2009

At approximately 11:20 a.m., Officer Cary and ACO Castro received a call of animals fighting in the area of 300 block of Burns Street. Officers located the owners and dogs were retuned.

October 2, 2009

At about 4:20 p.m., Officer Cary was notified of a gas drive off at CEFCO.

October 2, 2009

At about 1:15 a.m., Officer Sherer observed a vehicle traveling on HWY 77. Officer Sherer observed the vehicle's headlights not working properly. The vehicle was stopped and the driver had a strong odor of unknown alcohol on and about him. The driver was transported to the Lee County Jail for DWI and a usable amount of Marijuana.

October 3, 2009

At about 1:24 a.m., Officer F. Kelly attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a small four door vehicle for a minor traffic violation in the area of Hwy 1624 and Rockdale St. The vehicle did not stop at the stop sign the driver accelerated to an unsafe speed. Officer Kelly pursued the vehicle approximately 10 miles to the intersection of Hwy 77 and HWY 21. As the driver attempted to make the turn at high speed west on Hwy 21 the vehicle went into the ditch and spun out. The driver regained control and headed West on Hwy 21. After approximately 4 miles the vehicle left the roadway and ran through a barbwire fence. The vehicle lost power and stopped. The driver and passenger both exited the vehicle and ran westbound to a wooded area. Deputy Sheriff Easley and Deputy Sheriff Carvin pursued the driver who had made it over two fences and was headed into the woods. Officer Kelly pursued the passenger approximately 80 yards where he was apprehended. Deputy Sheriff Easley and Deputy Sheriff Carvin returned with the driver in custody. The driver was found to have a usable amount of marijuana on his person. The suspects had a fuel container with fuel inside the vehicle. The suspects were found to be "huffing" fuel fumes.

Both subjects were transported to the Lee County Jail without further incident.

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 ACO Castro.

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

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