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2009-11-05 / Police

Sheriff 's Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer October 26, 2009

A motorist reported a young female walking down CR 117 near the creek. Deputy Aderhold located the juvenile and brought her to the Sheriff's Office and had her parents pick her up.

The Sheriff's Office received an alarm call at a local business. Deputy Crockett responded and advised that the building was secure and the gate was locked.

Lee County received several calls regarding a maroon colored SUV that was driving recklessly on Hwy 290 East heading towards Giddings. Deputy York was dispatched and located the vehicle. The driver apologized and said she was talking on her cell phone and was not paying attention to her driving.

Deputy York was dispatched to CR 348 after a caller requested assistance because her husband had fallen in the garage and she needed help getting him up.

A caller requested a deputy meet him at his house because he just got home and a male subject was hiding in a closet. He was a friend of his juvenile niece and was not allowed to be on the property. Subject had left prior to Deputy York's arrival.

Deputy Easley was dispatched to get cows off the roadway on Hwy 21 West near Walch Store.

A complainant walked into the Sheriff's Office and spoke to Deputy Durrenberger regarding suspicious activity in her neighborhood. A close patrol of the area is in effect.

October 27, 2009

Deputy Easley was dispatched with B&M ambulance to a residence on CR 201. The caller stated that her husband had been working on a lowboy trailer and the trailer slipped off the jack and fell on top of him. The subject was transported to the hospital.

A motorist reported four vehicles mudding and people were yelling and cursing on the corner across from Pruett Ranch. Deputy Carvin was dispatched.

A caller reported 2 donkeys were out on CR 118 just north of the Giddings City limits. Deputy Carvin and Deputy Aderhold were dispatched. The donkeys ran off into a wooded area near PR 1183.

October 28, 2009

Deputy Aderhold ran 2 cows off the roadway that were out on CR 114 approx 1 mile east of Hwy 77.

A school bus driver reported donkeys out on CR 118 near the church. Deputy Lapham was dispatched and reported that the donkeys ran off into the woods.

Deputy Ray was dispatched to a residence on Hwy 77 North after a caller reported that a suspicious looking man knocked on her door and asked for a ride. Her residence is approx ½ mile off the Hwy and she wanted the man checked out. Deputy Ray was dispatched.

A concerned citizen reported that there are horses on Meadow Run that appear to be in poor condition. Deputy Ray checked out the horses and spoke to the owner who advised that the vet has been notified and they are waiting to hear back from him.

A caller reported that she is having problems with her neighbor's dog. The dog has been killing her animals and she has tried to talk to the owners but they have been unable to resolve the matter. Deputy Carvin met with the complainant.

Deputy Easley spoke to a complainant regarding missing jewelry. A report was taken and investigation continues on this case.

A caller reported that while he was driving through town he noticed a blue bike on the ground at the corner of FM 141 and CR 425. No one was around. Deputy Aderhold checked on the situation and advised everything was okay.

Deputy Easley was dispatched to a disturbance on CR 118. A mother reported that her juvenile daughter was out of control and had assaulted her.

October 29, 2009

Deputy York spoke with a complainant who advised that a Dime Box school bus is turning around in her driveway and is leaving big ruts. The school advised that they have permission from the land owner to turn around in the driveway. The complainant is not the owner.

A caller reported that her brother was angry and throwing things in the house and he refused to leave. Deputy York was dispatched and the matter was resolved.

October 30, 2009

Deputy Crockett was dispatched to check on a green Chevrolet pickup that was reported to be stuck in the ditch on CR 138 approx ¼ mile off Hwy 290.

Trooper Thorp reported a strong smell of natural gas by the Giddings High School. Deputy Robertson and Deputy Crockett were dispatched. The construction crew hit a gas line and gas was spewing across Hwy 77. Center point Energy was on their way.

A motorist reported cows out on CR 114 approx ½ mile off Hwy 77. Deputy Robertson was dispatched and ran the cows into a pasture.

October 31, 2009

A caller reported a large red bull out just East of Hwy 77 on Hwy 21 on the North side of the road. Deputy Crockett put up the bull.

Deputy Lapham and Deputy Ray assisted at a funeral escort in Lexington. They also assisted with traffic control during the burial.

A resident on CR A in Lexington spoke to Deputy Lapham regarding his neighbor's dog. A report was made.

Deputy Crockett spoke to a complainant that advised that she had custody of her grandchild while her daughter is away. The father just went to her house and took his daughter.

A caller requested assistance on CR 118 because her juvenile daughter is again out of control and was hitting and kicking her. Deputy Crockett, Deputy Lapham and Deputy Ray responded.

A motorist requested traffic control on Hwy 21 East while he picks up a fiberglass water tank that fell out of the back of his truck. Deputy Crockett assisted.

Bastrop County transferred a call regarding a possible drunk driver. The vehicle was traveling on the wrong side of the roadway on Hwy 21. Deputy Easley and Deputy Durrenberger searched for the vehicle and located it just east of the Walch Store. The driver was identified and taken into custody.

November 1, 2009

A citizen advised that sometime during the night items were taken off the back of his truck. Deputy Lapham responded and a theft report was filed. Investigation continues on this case.

Deputy Lapham and Deputy Ray checked out a vehicle that was reported to be blocking someone's driveway. The vehicle was 6 feet off the roadway and not blocking any driveway.

A motorist reported cows out on Hwy 21 approx 2 miles east of the Bastrop/Lee County line. Deputy Crockett was dispatched.

Deputy Lapham and Deputy Ray were dispatched to a residence on CR 118 after a caller advised she was having problems with her juvenile daughter again.

A motorist reported a man walking along Hwy 77 just north of the Blue Moon going through mailboxes. Deputy Robertson located the man and he was out for a walk and closed an open mailbox.

Deputy Durrenberger spoke to a complainant regarding cows missing from his property. A report was taken and investigation continues on this case.

A subject came into the Sheriff's Office and requested a deputy go with her to a residence so she could get some of her belongings. She advised her soon to be ex husband is there and she doesn't want any problems. Deputy Durrenberger and Deputy Robertson assisted.

Deputy Durrenberger received a call from a woman on CR 118 who reported that her juvenile daughter left her residence again and maybe at a residence in town. The information was passed on to the Giddings Police Dept.

JAIL REPORT Jail Count 11-1-09: 52

Males: 49 Females: 3

In the month of October the Lee County Dispatchers answered 302 calls for service, Sheriffs' officers investigated 1 Aggravated Assault, 1 Assault Family violence, 4 Burglaries and 1 Theft and the Jail had 1332 prisoner days with an average of 43 inmates per day in population and 76 prisoner days with an average of 2.5 inmates per day in holding.

CRIME STOPPERS PAYS CASH

REWARDS FOR INFO ON CRIMES IN LEE COUNTY.

1-866-930-TIPS (8477)

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