2009-12-03 / Police

Sheriff ’s Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

November 23, 2009

The Sheriff’s Office received several calls regarding shots fired of CR 216. The Giddings Police Dept. had also received several calls. Deputy Carvin and Deputy Aderhold were dispatched to the area. Deputy Aderhold advised the shots were coming from PR 2161 and located four intoxicated males that were doing the shooting. One of the males was upset with his wife and they were shooting at his cell phone.

Deputy Ray was dispatched to FM 3403 to assist Lee County Water. The water company requested an escort to a residence because they had to put a lock on the meter and the resident became hostile last time they had to go out there.

Two mobile callers reported a horse loose on Hwy 21 @ Hwy 77. Deputy Robertson was dispatched and advised that the horse has a lead rope and is staked so it appears to be loose but it is not.

November 24, 2009

Deputy York, Deputy Lapham and Deputy Ray were dispatched to a disturbance on CR 412 in Lexington. A caller reported that a male subject was in her residence throwing things around and pulled her hair. Before the deputies arrival the complainant called back and advised that the subject had left and she did not wish to pursue any charges. The deputies continued to the residence to make sure everything was okay.

A mobile caller reported that a car had struck a deer on CR 203 and was disabled. Deputy Easley assisted Trooper Early at the scene.

Captain Gonzales was dispatched to a disturbance on PR 8004. A female reported that she had been assaulted. A report was made and charges are pending at this time.

A motorist reported cows out n FM 696 West approx 2 ½ miles out. Deputy Aderhold was dispatched. The owner of the cows was already at the scene putting his cows up.

November 25, 2009

The owner of the Walch Store reported that someone had broken into the store. Deputy York, Deputy Lapham and Deputy Ray were dispatched to the scene. A report was taken and investigation continues on this case.

Deputy Lapham was dispatched to CR 305 near FM 696 to put up cows that were running loose on the roadway.

A complainant requested a deputy meet her at her residence on CR 123 because it appeared that someone had tried to break into her residence. Deputy Durrenberger met with the complainant. An incident report was taken and a close patrol will be done at the residence on every shift.

A caller reported that a group of people were sitting on the bridge fishing and had a fire burning on the bridge. Deputy Easley checked the iron bridge and reported to dispatch that there was no one on the bridge and no signs of any recent fires.

Deputy Easley was dispatched to put up two white cows that were reported out on FM 696 West.

November 26, 2009

A motorist reported that a vehicle had been following them on Hwy 290 and when they turned off onto CR 233 they still continued to follow them. The complainant stopped their vehicle and the other vehicle stopped behind them. The caller stated that her father got out and a black male got out of the other vehicle and hit her father and got back into car and left. Deputy Aderhold took a report and surrounding counties were given the information to assist in locating the vehicle.

The Sheriff’s Office received an alarm call at a local business located out on Hwy 290. Deputy York and Deputy Ray were dispatched and reported that all gates were secure. The owner was contacted and made aware.

Deputy Ray was advised that dispatch had received a 9-1-1 call regarding a grey colored Chevrolet Silverado that was driving very recklessly on Hwy 290. The information was passed on to the Police Dept. The vehicle was located near Wilbert’s Tire and the driver was checked and released.

Deputy Carvin was dispatched to put up cows and a horse on FM 696 approx 3 miles east of the skydiving center.

A resident on Deerwood Drive complained about her neighbor’s music being too loud and keeping her up. Deputy Aderhold located the source and asked them to turn down the music. They complied and the complainant was happy.

A caller reported a suspicious vehicle parked on his property. Deputy York was dispatched and located the vehicle owner and asked him to remove his vehicle from the land owner’s property.

November 27, 2009

A motorist reported a one vehicle accident on Hwy 21 West. A vehicle went off the roadway, through a fence and struck a telephone pole. Deputy Aderhold assisted Trooper Early. No injuries were reported.

A Lexington School employee advised that a car had stopped and two juveniles got out and started fighting. A Lexington officer had one of the subjects in custody so Deputy Aderhold assisted.

Deputy Lapham and Deputy Ray assisted a motorist on FM 448 after he reported that his trailer came loose from his truck and went off the side of the road.

November 28, 2009

The Sheriff’s Office received a call regarding loud music and noise coming from a camp house on CR 107. Deputy Aderhold and Game Warden Gonzales checked it out and advised that most of the vehicles were already leaving.

A resident on PR 4511 reported that his father had parked his vehicle at his residence and someone had vandalized it during the night. Deputy Lapham took a report and investigation continues on this case.

Deputy Lapham and Deputy Robertson assisted with a funeral escort at Trinity Lutheran Church in Old Dime Box.

Deputy Lapham and Deputy Robertson assisted with another funeral escort from Martin Lutheran to Friendship cemetery.

The Sheriff’s Office received an alarm call from a local business on Hwy 290 East. Deputy Robertson and Deputy Lapham checked the building and reported to dispatch that the building and gates were secure. The business owner was notified.

November 29, 2009

Deputy Robertson was dispatched to Hwy 77 North to put up a large black bull.

A caller reported that her friend had attempted suicide and wanted to speak with a deputy. Deputy Carvin and Deputy Durrenberger spoke to the subject and everything was okay.

Deputy Carvin and Deputy Durrenberger were dispatched to a family disturbance on PR 7712. The caller requested a deputy because her husband was hitting her.

JAIL REPORT Jail Count 11/29/09: 58 Males: 52 Females: 6

In the month of November the Jail had 1480 prisoner days with an average of 49 inmates per day in population and 82 prisoner days with an average of 2.7 inmates per day in holding.

On December 5th an auction will be held at Circle “W’ to help with the Blue Santa program.



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