2009-10-15 / Police

Sheriff 's Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

October 5, 2009

Deputy Lapham was dispatched to a one vehicle accident on Hwy 290 East @ FM 180. The driver ran off the roadway and struck a fence. The deputy stood by until a trooper from Bastrop County arrived at the scene.

A resident on FM 141 reported that there is a dog hung up in a fence and she can't help because the gate is locked. Deputy Lapham went to the scene and got the dog loose and the owner was notified.

Deputy Robertson was dispatched to CR 133 to put cows up that were out on the roadway.

A caller reported that he had not seen his neighbor is three days and her mailbox is full of mail. Deputy Carvin and Deputy Robertson were dispatched to check on the neighbor.

A motorist reported a suspicious male walking down the road on Hwy 290 West near Colorstar Growers. He was wearing blue jeans and did not have a shirt on. Deputy Aderhold was dispatched.

Deputy Easley spoke to a complainant on CR 201 who advised that his ex-wife took his cell phone when she left his house.

October 6, 2009

The Sheriff's Office received a call regarding suspicious people near a residence at Town & Country Mobile Home Park. The vehicle description given was a maroon vehicle occupied by two males circling a trailer house. Deputy Easley and Deputy Carvin checked the residence and the mobile home park and did not locate any vehicle matching that description.

Deputy Crockett put up a big black bull and a red cow that were out on CR 217.

A caller reported that her juvenile daughter had run away from home. Deputy Crockett was dispatched and a report was made. The juvenile was entered into the TCIC/NCIC computer. Later that same day the mother called back and advised that her daughter had returned home.

Deputy Robertson and Deputy Durrenberger were dispatched to a disturbance at a residence on Hwy 77 North. The mother stated that her son had taken his medications and was attempting to stab himself with a knife.

A caller reported that someone was playing their music very loudly and it was disturbing the entire neighborhood. Deputy Robertson and Deputy Durrenberger were dispatched to the scene.

October 7, 2009

Deputy Robertson and Deputy Aderhold were dispatched to a disturbance at a residence on Clark Lane. The caller stated that her cousin entered her residence and began cursing her and slamming doors. The situation was resolved.

A motorist reported cows out in the road on CR 411 just before CR 414. Deputy Crockett was dispatched and ran the cows back into the pasture.

Deputy York was dispatched to an accident on FM 696 West at the Middle Yegua Creek Bridge. A vehicle had struck a deer.

A caller reported that she had just gotten home and noticed that her residence had been broken into. She lives approx 15 miles down FM 180 off Hwy 290. A report was taken and investigation continues.

Deputy Robertson was dispatched to another residence on FM 180 after a caller advised that his deceased uncle's place had been broken into. Investigation still continues on this case.

Several motorists reported a two vehicle accident on CR 133. A second caller advised that it is only a one vehicle accident, the second vehicle is trying to control the traffic because it was in a bad spot. Deputy Robertson assisted with traffic control.

A caller reported that his soon to be ex-wife showed up unannounced and is causing problems. She was upset because another woman was at his house. Their juvenile daughter was trying to sleep but unable to because her mother was yelling and kicking on doors. Deputy Durrenberger and Deputy Easley were dispatched to the scene. The matter was resolved without further incident.

October 8, 2009

The Sheriff's Office received a 9-1-1 call from a suicidal subject. Dispatcher Smith stayed on the line with the subject and was able to keep him calm and kept him from harming himself. Williamson County deputies arrived at the scene and the dispatcher was able to disconnect from the caller.

Deputy Crockett was dispatched to PR 4293 to check on some possible illegal dumping. The deputy spoke to the land owner and was advised that the subject had his permission to dump on his property.

Deputy Durrenberger, Deputy Easley and Deputy Aderhold assisted Giddings Police after they advised that a black male had run from them near Sonic. Dispatch received 9-1-1 call from a resident on E. Hempstead stating that a black male was knocking on their door saying that he needed help. The subject ran through their back yard and climbed a tree. Officers apprehended the subject and it turned out to be the same subject that ran from the Giddings Police officer.

A caller reported that her daughter was screaming and yelling and threatening to commit suicide. Deputy Easley and Deputy Aderhold were dispatched to the residence on CR 135. The situation was resolved.

October 9, 2009

Deputy York and Deputy Crockett transported two subjects to MHMR and eight inmates to District Court.

Several callers reported a two vehicle accident on Hwy 21. Deputy Lapham and Deputy Aderhold responded to assist. The deputies called for Justice of the Peace and Phillips and Luckey funeral home.

Deputy York was dispatched to a one vehicle accident on FM 1624. Trooper Early was still working the accident on Hwy 21. No injuries were reported.

A caller reported a light green Ford Expedition traveling at a high rate of speed on Hwy 290 East. The vehicle was reported to be swerving all over the road. The caller lost visual of the vehicle at CR 233. Deputy Robertson assisted in attempting to locate the vehicle. The vehicle was located and the driver was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated.

Deputy Aderhold was dispatched to a residence on FM 180 after a caller reported that when she returned home she noticed her front door was open. Upon entering the residence she noticed items were missing. A report was taken and investigation continues.

The Sheriff's Office received a teletype from Travis County advising that they had a felony warrant out on a local female. A couple hours later the female came into the Sheriff's Office with a male subject who was here to meet with his parole officer. The female was arrested by Deputy York and booked into jail.

October 10, 2009 Deputy York served several civil papers throughout the day.

A caller stated that a small silver vehicle drove up to his house and he went outside to see who it was and a male subject began hitting him. Deputy Aderhold was dispatched to the scene and a report was taken.

Deputy Carvin was dispatched to FM 112 after a motorist reported that a large bull was out on the road


Deputy York made a felony arrest at McDonalds. A female subject had a warrant out for her arrest and she was recognized by the deputy and arrested and brought to jail without incident.

October 11, 2009

An anonymous caller reported that there were several juveniles on PR 7036 drinking. He advised that he made them all leave but now vehicles are going back onto the property. Deputy Aderhold was dispatched.

A motorist reported that a vehicle slid off the roadway into the ditch on Hwy 21 @ CR 426. Deputy Lapham arrived and advised to disregard the Trooper as there was no vehicle or property damage. Vehicle was pulled out of ditch.

Deputy Carvin assisted Trooper Thorp in attempting to locate a silver Chevy Silverado that was reportedly swerving on Hwy 290 West heading eastbound. The vehicle was located and stopped. The driver was okay.

A caller reported a suspicious vehicle parked near a residence on FM 180 near FM 1697. No one appeared to be near the vehicle. Deputy Carvin was dispatched and located the driver who advised that he had run out of gas.


Jail Count: 55

Males: 48 Females: 7

I would like to remind everyone to slow down in rain. The county has experienced numerous accidents due to wet road over the last couple weeks.

Remember this is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.



LEE COUNTY. 1-866-930-TIPS (8477)

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