2010-01-21 / Police

Sheriff ’s Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

January 11, 2010

A complainant reported that her juvenile daughter took her vehicle without permission while she was sleeping. This is the fifth time in the last two weeks. After speaking to the mother, Deputy Aderhold informed Burleson County of the situation and gave them a vehicle description. Burleson County units located the vehicle and the juvenile. The parents were notified and went to Caldwell to pick up their daughter and their vehicle.

The Sheriff’s office received a call from a business out on Hwy 77 South advising that a male subject came into their office and was asking for money and wanted a ride to College Station. Deputy Durrenberger located the subject and gave him a courtesy ride to Hwy 21.

Deputy Robertson and Deputy Durrenberger assisted with traffic control at the scene of a rollover accident on FM 141 just north of CR 117.

Giddings Police passed on information they received from a subject in California advising that he just received a call from a male subject who has claimed to have taken a whole bottle of seizure medication. Deputy York has dealt with the male subject in the past and located him and called for B&M ambulance. Subject was transported to the hospital.

Captain Gonzales and Deputy Robertson responded to a call on CR 405. Someone called and advised that a man had fallen off the roof of a house they were fixing. Lexington EMS and B&M ambulances were notified. Shortly after EMS was notified the subject was pronounced deceased and Justice of the Peace Hester was notified.

A motorist reported a donkey on the roadway on CR 118 near the church. Deputy Ray was dispatched and ran it off the road.

Deputy Ray assisted with traffic control on Hwy 77 approx 2 miles north of Hwy 21 after an 18 wheeler broke down and was partially in the roadway.

January 12, 2010

Several motorists reported Llamas out on CR 213 just off of FM 448. Deputy York was dispatched and the owners were notified.

A motorist called and reported that he found what appeared to be human remains under the bridge at the roadside park on Hwy 77. Captain Gonzales, Deputy Robertson and Deputy Ray responded to the scene and determined that they were animal remains.

Bastrop County advised Lee County that they had received a 9-1-1 hang up call from a female who was arguing with someone. The call appeared to come from CR 203 but Deputy Robertson, Deputy Durrenberger and Deputy Ray advised that there are only two houses and neither one had reported any problems.

A motorist reported a gray 4 door passenger car was swerving all over the roadway on Hwy 77. The vehicle had just crossed into Lee County and was heading northbound. Deputy Robertson assisted Trooper Weiser and located the vehicle. The driver was identified and released. He was not intoxicated, just tired.

January 13, 2010

Several callers reported cows out on FM 3403 @ Hwy 77. Deputy Crockett was dispatched and he was able to run the cows off the roadway.

Deputy Crockett assisted with a funeral escort in Doak Springs at the Morning Star Church.

The Sheriff’s Office received several 9-1-1 calls reporting a one vehicle rollover on Hwy 290 East. Deputy Durrenberger and Deputy Robertson responded and waited on Trooper Early to arrive.

A caller reported that 3 male subjects were fighting on the side of the Hwy near CR 200. The caller advised that they got out of a blue/ green 90’s model Ford truck. A second caller reported that they had all gotten back in the truck and took off eastbound into Giddings. Chief Deputy Kothmann, Captain Gonzales and Deputy Easley searched the area but were unable to locate the vehicle.

Washington County transferred a call from a subject reporting that a black female was standing in the middle of FM 1697 @ FM 180 with a small child. The woman was waving her hands in the air and was acting very strangely. Chief Deputy Kothmann, Captain Gonzales and Deputy Easley responded and the female subject was taken into custody and the grandmother took possession of the child.

Deputy Crockett and Deputy Lapham assisted with a one vehicle rollover accident on Hwy 77 South. The caller reported that the driver appeared uninjured and was out of the vehicle walking around.

January 14, 2010

Mental Health requested a welfare concern on a male subject who was suicidal earlier in the week. Deputy Durrenberger advised that he checked on the subject who was at a friend’s house and was fine. He advised he would call them if he started feeling depressed.

Deputy Durrenberger was dispatched to a residence on CR 432 in Dime Box. A caller reported that a calf was in her yard.

A resident on CR 309 reported to Deputy Easley and Deputy Durrenberger that someone had stolen his trailer with a 4-wheeler on it. A report was made and investigation continues on this case.

A caller reported that all the lights were on at the rodeo arena. Deputy Ray and Deputy Carvin checked it out and advised all the lights were off and everything was locked up.

The Sheriff’s Office received a call that someone was playing their music really loud on CR 426. Deputy Easley, Deputy Durrenberger and Deputy Ray responded and issued minors citations for drinking. The property owner was notified.

January 14, 2010

A female came into the Sheriff’s Office and spoke to Deputy Lapham regarding telephone harassment. A report was made and charges are pending.

Deputy Lapham spoke to a complainant in Lexington regarding dogs that are running loose and seem aggressive. The case is still under investigation.

Sheriff Meyer and Deputy Crockett assisted with a funeral escort from Martin Luther Church to the Giddings city cemetery.

Deputy Lapham and Deputy Durrenberger attempted to locate a maroon car leaving Carmine heading westbound and appeared to be all over the roadway. The area was searched.

A resident reported that his house had been broken into and several items were taken. Deputy Durrenberger made a report and investigation continues at this time.

Deputy Carvin was dispatched to put up cows that were out on the roadway on Hwy 21 East.

January 16, 2010

While on routine patrol Deputy Ray observed a large white box in the middle of Hwy 290 East. He stopped and removed it from the road.

Deputy Crockett and Deputy Lapham spoke to a complainant about suspicious activity on his property in Dime Box. A close patrol of the area is in effect.

A caller reported a verbal disturbance on PR 4309. Deputy Ray was dispatched advised that everything was okay. It was a verbal argument only and the couple will be separating for the night.

Deputy Carvin and Deputy Ray were dispatched to loud music on CR 113. The source was located and they turned it down.

January 17, 2010

Several motorists reported approx 30 head of cattle out on CR 114 approx 2 miles off Hwy 77. The cows were located and run off the roadway.

The Sheriff’s Office received a call reporting two male subjects jumping the fence at Mayer Auction on Hwy 21. Deputy Lapham, Deputy Durrenberger and Deputy Robertson checked the entire perimeter and were unable to locate anyone. The owner was notified.

Deputy Carvin was dispatched to CR 226 after a caller reported that a pony was out on the road and another horse was trying to get across the cattle guard.

A motorist reported cows out on Hwy 21 near FM 3403. Deputy Robertson was dispatched.

Deputy Carvin and Deputy Robertson responded to a call regarding cows out on FM 696 West at CR 309.

Deputy Carvin was dispatched to a business on CR 217 after the owner reported that a subject started acting up and they were going to kick him out but he ran off and was sitting on the dam of his pond. They requested a deputy assist in getting the subject off the property.

JAIL REPORT Jail Count: 01/17/2010 : 53

Males: 50 Females: 3

The Lee County Jail had a total of 15,395 prisoner days in general population and 1311 prisoner days in holding in 2009.



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