2009-11-19 / Police

Sheriff ’s Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

November 9, 2009

Deputy Easley assisted at a residence on Sherrill Lane in Lexington after a caller reported that she believed her mother in law had passed away. A Justice of the Peace and Phillips and Luckey were called to the scene.

A caller reported cows out on FM 1624 near CR 323. Deputy Lapham was dispatched and ran the cows off the road.

Chief Deputy Kothmann took a report regarding a dog bite after receiving a call from St. Joseph Hospital in Burleson County.

A caller requested to speak to a deputy regarding a criminal trespass warning. Deputy Easley met with the complainant on FM 141 and issued a trespass warning.

Deputy Easley spoke to a complainant on PR 6001 regarding their juvenile daughter. The juvenile left the residence without permission. Investigation continues.

November 10, 2009

The Sheriff’s Office received a call regarding the health of some horses on CR 348. Deputy Lapham was assigned to the case and is making sure the horses are being taken care of.

Dispatch received a 9-1-1 hang up call from a residence on FM 448. Deputy Ray was dispatched to check on the situation. Resident advised he was having phone problems and was already in contact with Verizon.

Deputy Easley was dispatched to put up cows on FM 112 approx 2 miles out. The cows were located and run back into a pasture.

November 11, 2009

H&R Machine reported that one of their trucks had been stolen. Deputy Crockett took the information and the vehicle was entered as stolen in the TCIC/NCIC computer.

A motorist reported a red Chevrolet truck was driving very slowly down CR 226 and requested the driver be checked. Deputy Carvin located the vehicle and checked out the driver and found everything to be okay.

A subject reported two black males trying to stop traffic on FM 141 near CR 430. A clothing description was given to Deputy Durrenberger. Both subjects were gone prior to arrival.

A resident on PR 1145 reported hearing a high powered rifle being shot across from his residence. Deputy Durrenberger and the game warden were notified and searched the area.

November 12, 2009

Deputy Carvin put up cattle that were out on the roadway on CR 217.

A caller requested to speak to a deputy regarding telephone harassment. Deputy Crockett made a report and charges are pending.

Deputy Crockett took one inmate to an MHMR appointment.

Deputy York took 6 inmates to District Court and transported one to jail that was sentenced to jail time in court.

November 13, 2009

A motorist reported cows out on Hwy 77 approx 5 miles north of Lexington. Deputy York was dispatched.

A caller reported that approx 20 young males, possibly high school kids, jumped her fence and were hanging around the tank. Chief Deputy Kothmann and Deputy York went to the residence on CR 208 and reported to dispatch that it was the Manor football team. Their bus had pulled into the Fireman’s Park and the boys wandered off.

A motorist reported a white compact 4 door car was swerving all over the roadway and had gone into the ditch several times. Deputy Durrenberger stopped the vehicle on Hwy 290 at N. Polk St. The driver was found to be okay and released.

The Sheriff’s Office received a call regarding a motorist in a silver 350z that was driving recklessly on Hwy 290 West traveling eastbound. The male driver shined a flashlight at the caller impairing his view. Deputy Durrenberger and Deputy Aderhold located the vehicle on Hwy 290 East.

Deputy Durrenberger assisted Trooper Thorp at the scene of an accident on Hwy 21 East. A vehicle struck a deer.

A motorist reported that he witnessed a vehicle run off the roadway and hit a tree on Hwy 21 East. The driver called 9-1-1 and reported the accident and advised that he was not injured. Deputy Durrenberger assisted Trooper Thorp.

Deputy Aderhold was dispatched to a residence on Hwy 77 in Lexington after a caller reported lights were on. Nothing was found disturbed and the area was checked.

A caller reported that she had been unable to make contact with her ex father in law who is elderly and has been very ill. Deputy Durrenberger checked the residence and advised the gate was locked and it appeared that no one was home.

Deputy Aderhold was dispatched to check out a possible prowler at a residence on CR 309. The home owner was notified and she advised that it was probably family members.

November 14, 2009

A motorist reported a silver truck that was traveling westbound on Hwy 290 East. The vehicle was driving recklessly and failing to maintain a single lane. Deputy Lapham and Deputy Crockett searched for the vehicle but advised that it must have turned off.

Deputy Lapham went to a residence on CR 305 after a complainant reported a suspicious van in her driveway. The vehicle had left prior to arrival. A close patrol of the area is in effect.

Deputy Crockett assisted Trooper Early out on Hwy 21 west of Lincoln after he requested assistance with a vehicle search.

The Sheriff’s Office received a call regarding an accident on FM 141 in Dime Box. The caller stated that the truck involved was nearly split in half with one half being up in a tree. Deputy Lapham was dispatched along with Giddings Fire Dept and B&M ambulance. Phillips and Luckey and Justice of the Peace were also requested.

A resident on FM 141 reported that he heard gun fire and then noticed a bullet lodged in the hubcap of his van. Deputy Lapham investigated the case and took a report. Investigation continues.

Deputy Ray spoke to a complainant on CR 323. The caller advised that someone had damaged her fence. A report was taken.

A caller advised that someone knocked on their door and would not say who they were. Deputy Easley was dispatched and searched the area.

Deputy Aderhold received a call from a subject who reported that she was getting threatening phone calls from a female. Both parties agreed to leave each other alone.

November 15, 2009

Deputy Easley reported that there was a vehicle in the road on Hwy 77 and no one was around. It appeared to have front damage. Vehicle was towed.

The Sheriff’s Office received a call from Smithville Hospital requesting to speak to a deputy regarding a dog bite. Deputy Lapham took a report.

Deputy Lapham and Deputy Ray searched a train after a caller reported two juveniles riding the train. Four people were located and detained.

A caller on CR 118 requested a deputy because she was having problems with her son. He was yelling at her and would not leave her alone. Deputy Easley responded.

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