2010-01-14 / Police

Sheriff ’s Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

January 4, 2010

Deputy York spoke to a complainant on CR 306 regarding criminal mischief. A report was made and the investigation continues at this time.

A caller reported that he went to his uncle’s house and found him on the ground. Deputy York took the call and assisted Lexington and B&M ambulance at the scene. Justice of Peace Smith was notified.

Deputy Lapham checked on a residence in Lexington because the owners were out of town. The residence was secure.

A complainant came into the Sheriff’s Office and requested to make a report regarding a diamond earring. Deputy Crockett made the report.

Deputy Robertson was dispatched to put up an Angus bull that was out on Hwy 77 approx ¼ of a mile from Hwy 21.

A caller reported that she went to check on her mother in law in Dime Box and found her deceased. Justice of the Peace Smith and Phillips and Luckey were notified.

The Sheriff’s Office received an alarm call at a business on Hwy 290 West. Deputy Robertson checked it out and everything was okay. The owner was notified.

January 5, 2010

Deputy Ray was dispatched to CR 121 in Dime Box after a caller reported a cow out on the roadway. The cow was put up and the owner was made aware that this cow keeps getting out.

A motorist reported a red bull out on FM 696 approx 1 mile west of CR 307. Deputy Durrenberger responded and was able to run the bull off the roadway.

Several motorists reported a one vehicle minor accident across from Diamond P on FM 141. Deputy Ray arrived first on the scene and reported back to dispatch that there was no property damage and the vehicle was pulled out of the ditch already. Subject was given a blue form for insurance purposes.

While on a traffic stop on Hwy 21 Trooper Thorp requested immediate assistance because he was involved in a struggle with a subject. Deputy Ray, Deputy Carvin, Officer Kelly and Trooper Early were all enroute. Trooper Thorp then advised he was able to handcuff the subject and would be bringing him to jail.

January 6, 2010

Deputy Crockett was dispatched to put up cows that were out on the east side of middle creek on FM 1624.

A motorist reported 1 bull and 5 cows out on CR 209 near CR 210. Deputy Crockett was dispatched. Dispatch called Commissioner Hartfield to see if he knew who leased the property which he did. The owner was notified that his cattle were out and that his fence needed to be repaired.

Fayette County requested a deputy check FM 180 for a green older model truck with primer on the hood occupied by 3 Hispanic males. Subjects were wanted for questioning regarding a burglary in Fayette County. Deputy Crockett checked the area but was unable to locate any vehicle matching the description.

Dispatch received a call from a woman advising that she arrived at a residence on Hwy 21 and found a woman on the ground. The woman was unresponsive. Sheriff Meyer, Chief Deputy Kothmann and Deputy Durrenberger searched the area because the caller was distraught and did not know the exact address of her location. B&M ambulance was notified and the caller was located.

A caller reported hearing a loud pop on CR 208. Deputy Durrenberger and Deputy Ray searched the area and located a one vehicle accident. No one was in or near the vehicle. Deputy Durrenberger located the occupants and EMS checked them for injuries. One adult male was taken into custody and transported to jail. One juvenile was released to his parents.

January 7, 2010

Several motorists reported an 18 wheeler stalled out in the middle of the road on Hwy 77 approx 3 miles south of Lexington. Deputy Lapham was dispatched and upon his arrival saw that they had moved the vehicle off of the highway.

While on routine patrol, Deputy Lapham located several head of cattle out on FM 112. He ran them back into a pasture and off the road.

Deputy Durrenberger assisted Trooper Manner at the scene of a one vehicle rollover accident on FM 1697. The driver was transported to the hospital by B&M ambulance.

Deputy Aderhold, Deputy Carvin and Deputy Ray responded to an accident on Hwy 21 approx ¼ of a mile west of the Walch Store.

January 8, 2010

Deputy Lapham advised that he was going to a residence at Town and Country Mobile Home Park to assist a Child Protective Services employee.

A resident reported that a man driving a blue Saturn passed her on FM 696 and she advised he looked “twisted” and was holding a .45 pistol. Deputy Lapham was dispatched but did not locate any vehicle matching the description.

A motorist reported cattle out on CR 226 near the Fayette County line. Deputy Robertson checked the roadway but did not locate any loose cattle.

Deputy Lapham spoke to a female who claimed to have been assaulted by her boyfriend. A report was taken and charges are pending.

January 9, 2010

A resident living on FM 448 reported a suspicious vehicle that pulled into his driveway and left when he saw him. A description of the vehicle was given to Deputy Lapham and Deputy Robertson who searched the area. A close patrol is in effect and deputies will be checking the residence on all shifts.

Deputy Robertson received a call that people were smoking marijuana at Westwood Villa apartments. The case is pending and still under investigation.

A motorist reported that she passed a vehicle then the same vehicle passed her and stopped in the middle of the roadway and backed up into her and flashed a badge and then left the scene. Deputy Robertson attempted to locate the vehicle.

January 10, 2010

Deputy Robertson put up a Llama that was out on the road in front of the skydiving center on FM 696.

A 9-1-1 caller reported a three vehicle accident on Hwy 21 @ FM 1624. Deputy York and Deputy Robertson assisted DPS with traffic control.

Deputy Carvin and Deputy Robertson were dispatched to a welfare concern on FM 141. Everything was okay.

A caller reported a suspicious vehicle on FM 141. Caller advised that the truck was driving back and forth very slowly. Deputy Carvin was dispatched.

Jail Count: 01/10/ 2010 : 57

Males: 54 Females: 3



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

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