2010-03-04 / Police

Sheriff ’s Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

February 22, 2010

Deputy York transported an inmate to Huntsville and then traveled to Houston and picked up two inmates that had outstanding Lee County warrants and transported them to Lee County Jail.

A motorist reported cows running down CR 226 approx 2 miles off Hwy 290. Deputy Ray was dispatched and the cows were removed from the road.

Bastrop County contacted Lee County regarding three juveniles that broke down just west of Elgin. Deputy Aderhold met with Bastrop County at the county line and gave the juveniles a courtesy ride back to Giddings.

Deputy Durrenberger and Deputy Aderhold checked a local business on Hwy 290 West after an alarm call was reported. The building was found to be secure and the key holder reset the alarm.

A caller reported approx 6 cows out on Hwy 21 @ the Middle Yegua Creek Bridge. Deputy Durrenberger was dispatched.

February 23, 2010

Deputy York escorted 11 inmates to District Court. Jailer Canfield and Jailer Enloe assisted due to the number of inmates. One male subject was taken into custody for an out of county warrant.

While on routine patrol Deputy Aderhold noticed a van on Hwy 290 West heading eastbound that had its flashers on and was traveling at a slow rate of speed. Deputy Aderhold stopped the vehicle and reported that the driver was fine he just had a flat tire.

A motorist reported that a white car was parked on the side of the road with emergency flashers on. Further down the roadway he saw three people walking down Hwy 77. Deputy Aderhold was dispatched to check out the situation. He located the vehicle but could not locate anyone walking down the Hwy.

Deputy Easley, Deputy Aderhold and Deputy Carvin were dispatched to the Bullpen after the bartender called and reported a large fight inside the bar. Chairs were thrown and a window had been broken out. Three subjects were taken into custody. Giddings Police Dept was called for backup and crowd control.

February 24, 2010

Deputy Lapham put up loose cows that were out on CR 226. The owner could not be located.

A caller requested a deputy because she was having problems with her juvenile daughter. The daughter was refusing to live by her mother’s rules.

Deputy Ray put up several cows that were out on Hwy 77 near FM 3403. The cows walked into a pasture at 3137 FM 3403 and will hopefully spend the rest of the night there. The cows belong to Mr. Cooper and he forgot to lock his gate.

February 25, 2010

Deputy York and Deputy Crockett assisted Trooper Thorp at a head on collision on CR 124 @ Fm 1697. B&M ambulance and Starflight were both dispatched to the scene.

A caller requested a deputy to his property on Hwy 77. Several items were taken. Deputy Crockett took a report and fingerprints from the scene. Investigation continues on this case.

A motorist reported cows out on CR 217 @ CR 216. Deputy York was able to get the cows off the roadway and the owners were contacted.

A complainant on FM 141 in Dime Box called the Sheriff’s Office to report that someone had stolen his chickens. Deputy York spoke to the complainant.

Captain Gonzales was dispatched to Lincoln to check out a suspicious vehicle that was backed up to a vacant trailer on Main St. The area was checked but the vehicle was gone upon arrival.

Deputy Easley and Deputy Ray were dispatched to a domestic disturbance in Lexington. A caller reported that her husband had pushed her down and she was having difficulty getting back up. One subject was arrested and booked into the Lee County Jail.

February 26, 2010

Deputy Ray removed a large piece of truck tire from Hwy 290 East. Several vehicles were swerving to miss it.

A motorist reported several cows out on FM 141 approx 1 ½ north of Giddings.

A complainant filed a report with Deputy Easley regarding fraudulent use of his bank account. He had already spoken with the bank and now wanted to file a report.

Deputy Easley was dispatched to a residence in Giddings to deliver an emergency message for a family member. It was determined that the subject no longer resided at the address given.

Deputy Ray assisted Trooper Early at the scene of a hit and run on Hwy 77 approx 1 mile north of Hwy 21. No injuries were reported.

Several motorists reported that a truck pulling a mobile home had broken down in the middle of FM 696 West near Sherrill Lane and was blocking the eastbound side of the roadway. Deputy Easley and Deputy Robertson located the vehicle at the Centerpoint Cemetery but the vehicle was completely off the roadway and help was already on its way.

The Bullpen requested a walk through the bar since they had a large crowd. Deputy Easley was dispatched.

February 27, 2010

A caller reported suspicious activity at his property on FM 696. Deputy Crockett was dispatched but reported that there would not be a report at this time.

Deputy Crockett took a report regarding terroristic threat. A female subject advised that a male subject went to her residence and just walked in and began threatening her.

A resident on CR 329 called the Sheriff’s Office and spoke to Deputy Ray regarding mailbox damage. The complainant advised that earlier in the day someone had hit her mailbox and the license plate was left at the scene. Case closed.

A motorist reported a man walking in the middle of the turn lane on Hwy 290 West approx 1 mile east of CR 200. Deputy Robertson and Deputy Durrenberger searched the Hwy but were unable to locate anyone walking.

A caller reported that his mother keeps yelling at him because he had an accident in her car. His mother got on the phone and advised that everything was okay and hung up the phone. The boy called back and reported that his mother was still yelling at him and he felt like he would harm himself. Deputy Durrenberger was dispatched and upon his arrival noticed the subject walking down the road with a knife in his hand and was threatening to kill himself. Deputy Durrenberger called for assistance. Deputy Lapham and Deputy Crockett responded. The subject finally dropped the knife and was brought to the Sheriff’s Office so MHMR could evaluate him.

February 28, 2010

A motorist reported that a gazillion cows were out on CR 135. Deputy Crockett was dispatched and checked all of CR 135 but did not locate any cows out.

Dispatch received a 9-1-1 hang up call from a residence in Lincoln. After calling the number back the caller advised that she was having problems with her foster son who was trying to hurt her. Deputy Lapham responded to the scene.

The Sheriff’s Office received Sheriff’s Report Continued

numerous 9-1-1 calls regarding a head on collision on Hwy 21 @ CR 440. Deputy Robertson and Deputy Lapham assisted at the scene. Giddings Fire Dept. with the Jaws of Life was dispatched along with B&M Ambulance. Trooper Weiser worked the accident. Two people were transported to the hospital.

Deputy Easley and Deputy Ray were dispatched to CR 405 after a resident reported a man running through her back yard. The subject was last seen running back towards Hwy 77. Subject was reported to be wearing dark clothing. Deputy Ray reported that the car door was found open but the car was not working.

Jail Count: 02/28/2010: 50

Males: 46 Females: 4

In the month of January the Lee County Dispatchers received 220 calls for service, the Lee County Jail had 1161 inmate jail days in population and 77 inmate jail days in holding. Good luck to the Giddings Girls Basketball team as they play for the State Championship.



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