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2009-10-22 / Police

Sheriff 's Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

October 12, 2009

A motorist reported that a vehicle had slid off the road and into the ditch on Hwy 77. There was no property or vehicle damage reported. Deputy Lapham was dispatched and assisted with traffic control.

Deputy Crockett assisted at the scene of an accident on CR 233. The caller reported that a vehicle drove off the bridge and was in the water. The driver was able to get out of the vehicle and was not injured.

A resident on CR 105 reported that his mailbox had been damaged sometime during the night. It appeared that it was struck with a pipe and the pipe was on the ground. Deputies will be doing extra patrol in the area.

Deputy Lapham was dispatched to a residence on FM 448 after a caller reported that someone had tied two quarter horses to their fence on their property.

The Sheriff's Office received an alarm call at a business on FM 141. Deputy Crockett and Deputy Lapham were dispatched and reported that the building was secure.

A complainant reported that her boyfriend was trying to drive off in her vehicle without her permission. Deputy Robertson responded and advised that the boyfriend gave the complainant back her keys.

Deputy Carvin was dispatched to CR 108 to put up cows that were out on the roadway.

A motorist reported two young females jogging on FM 696 about 1 ½ from the FM 696/FM 619 intersection. She advised that they were wearing dark clothing and was concerned for their safety. Deputy Easley responded to the call.

October 13, 2009

The Sheriff's Office received a call from a wrecker advising that they were called to tow a vehicle on Hwy 77 North near Tanglewood. He reported that there was property damage. Trooper Weiser and Deputy Lapham were dispatched to the scene.

A complainant reported that a subject left a message on his mother's phone stating that he was going to shoot him. Deputy Durrenberger spoke with the complainant and a report was made. Charges are pending at this time.

Deputy Easley, Deputy Carvin and Deputy Robertson were dispatched to an assault on CR 450. The caller advised that she was in the process of moving out when her boyfriend grabbed her and pulled her and pulled a knife on her. One subject was taken into custody and arrested.

The Sheriff's Office received a call from Shady Oaks advising that there was a prowler in the area. Deputy Durrenberger and Trooper Thorp searched the area. Deputies will be close patrolling the area.

October 14, 2009

A caller reported that her mother had passed away a few weeks ago and her house was vacant. Her nephew went to check on the residence and caught someone attempting to kick in the front door. A vehicle description was given to Deputy Crockett and a report was made. Investigation continues.

Deputy Robertson was dispatched to a residence on FM 141 after a caller reported that she was upset with her juvenile daughter because she was being disrespectful and rude. The situation was resolved.

MHMR brought in a juvenile who was evaluated by the doctor. Arrangements were made to have the juvenile transported to the state hospital in San Antonio. Deputy Carvin transported the subject.

A motorist reported a group of kids were riding their bikes recklessly in the roadway on FM 1624 between Fedor Fire Dept. and CR 322. Deputy Robertson was dispatched.

A caller reported that someone had ransacked his bedroom and some items appeared to be missing from his safe. Deputy Durrenberger was dispatched to the scene and reported that no offense had been committed. The caller's wife had been rearranging their bedroom and all items were accounted for.

October 15, 2009

Deputy Robertson, Deputy Carvin and Deputy Durrenberger were dispatched to a business alarm on Hwy 290 West. The building was found to be secure.

Deputy York served several civil papers in the Giddings and Dime Box area.

A caller requested to speak to a Deputy about a problem she was having with her ex-husband. Deputy Crockett met with the complainant at the Sheriff's Office.

Deputy York transported two male inmates and two female inmates to District Court.

October 16, 2009

A motorist reported approx 6 head of cattle out on Hwy 77 just south of Hwy 21. Deputy Crockett was dispatched.

Several motorists reported two black sports cars traveling at a high rate of speed on Hwy 290 in Giddings and weaving back and forth between lanes. The call was transferred to the Giddings Police Dept. They were unable to locate the vehicles so Bastrop County was notified.

Deputy Durrenberger and Deputy Aderhold were dispatched to a residence on CR 122 after a neighbor reported that a lot of dogs were barking. The residence and property were found to be secure.

The Sheriff's Office received a fire alarm at a residence in Lexington. Lexington Fire Dept and Deputy Easley were paged out. The owner of the residence called back to cancel the alarm. She advised it was just a little smoke in the kitchen.

October 17, 2009

Elgin Police Department advised that they had a report of a stranded motorist between Elgin and Giddings. The female did not know where she was on Hwy 290. Deputy Aderhold checked to the Lee/Bastrop county line but did not locate any stranded motorists.

A motorist reported that the arms were down at the railroad tracks on FM 448 and cars were going around them. Deputy Robertson was dispatched and advised that there was a railroad truck stopped beside the track but no one was in it. The crew advised Trooper Manner that they would be working on the track for most of the day.

Deputy Easley spoke to a complainant who reported that her son had not been seen or heard from since the night before. He had gone to the Lexington football game and then was supposed to spend the night at this grandmother's house but never showed up. The mother called back and advised that he had been found and he was okay.

October 18, 2009

A motorist reported cows out on CR 216. Deputy Aderhold was dispatched but unable to locate any cows. A second caller reported cows out on FM 448 near Zimmerhanzel's welding.

Deputy Lapham was dispatched to CR 118 near the Baptist Church to put cows up that were out on the roadway. The complainant stated that these same cows have been out every day for about a week. The owner was notified.

A caller reported that her four dogs were missing. Someone told her that a man was at the Jackson Store giving them away. Deputy Lapham spoke to the complainant and a report was taken.

A resident on CR 412 reported a suspicious vehicle in the area. Deputy Easley and Deputy Aderhold responded. A close patrol will be put into effect for CR 412 and CR 413.

Deputy Easley spoke to a caller that was complaining about being harassed by a registered sex offender. A report was made.

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