2010-03-11 / Police

Sheriff ’s Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

March 1, 2010

A resident on CR 218 reported mailbox damage to his mailbox and two of his neighbors. He requested that deputies close patrol the area.

A motorist reported cows out on FM 1697. Deputy Crockett was dispatched and ran the cows off the road into a pasture.

Deputy Lapham was assigned to a sexual assault case. Evidence was picked up in Austin and then travelled to Bastrop to conduct an interview.

March 2, 2010

A resident on CR 118 called and reported that she heard noises outside of her residence. Deputy Ray checked the perimeter of the residence and did not locate anything out of the ordinary.

The Sheriff’s Office received a call from a resident on Vernon St. in Lexington stating that his neighbor was burning toxic materials and the wind was carrying the smoke directly to his house. The neighbor has been cited before and Texas Commission on Environmental Quality had been notified.

A caller reported that he had received a call from his wife who told him that her ex-husband was at her residence and he was refusing to leave. The husband who called has been issued a criminal trespass warning and is not allowed at the residence. Deputy Carvin, Deputy Durrenberger and Deputy Aderhold responded to the residence and advised that everything was fine between both parties. She did not want him removed.

March 3, 2010

A motorist reported that a brown truck was parked by the wooden bridge on CR 306. Two young boys were spray painting the bridge. Deputy Durrenberger was dispatched to the scene and two subjects were arrested for criminal mischief.

Dispatch received a 9-1-1 call from a subject reporting that a female fell off a four-wheeler and was unconscious but breathing. The caller was connected to B&M ambulance who advised to dispatch Starflight from Austin. Deputy York and Deputy Lapham were also dispatched. Giddings Fire Dept. was sent to set up the landing zone for Starflight. At this time the caller reported that the female had regained consciousness and did not want Starflight to respond. B&M got to the scene and the patient signed a refusal to be transported. The helicopter and fire department were canceled.

Deputy York was dispatched to CR 226 after a resident called and reported a loud “boom” that shook her house. Before his arrival, the complainant called back to disregard. She advised a large truck had a tire blow out in front of her residence.

A resident on PR 7037 called and complained that he was having problems with his neighbor’s goats. Deputy York checked on the goats and they were contained on their own property.

Deputy Lapham and Deputy Carvin were dispatched to PR 4301 after the Sheriff’s Office received a call that a female that was served an eviction notice was tearing up the trailer. Deputies advised that the call was a civil matter.

A caller reported a break in at a residence on PR 7039. Deputy Carvin met with the subject and a report was made.

Deputy York met with a complainant and took a report concerning criminal mischief on PR 7039. A report was made and charges are pending at this time.

Deputy Durrenberger was dispatched to a burglary of a residence on FM 141. The perimeter of the residence was searched. Fingerprints were taken and evidence was added to the report. Investigation continues on this case.

A motorist reported a reckless driver on CR 330. The white Chevrolet crew cab pickup was last seen heading southbound on Hwy 77. Deputy Carvin responded from Fedor Estates and Deputy Durrenberger responded from Giddings


Deputy Aderhold was dispatched to CR 113 after a caller reported a suspicious vehicle blocking the entrance of the old dumping ground. The vehicle was gone prior to his arrival.

March 4, 2010

Deputy York took seven inmates to County Court. Two females and one male were arrested in court and booked into Lee County Jail.

A caller reported that his wife had gone crazy. He stated that she threw furniture and other household items at him. He left the residence and waited for an officer at the entrance of PR 4306.

Deputy Aderhold was dispatched. A hospital called and advised that they had the subject’s wife in their emergency room reporting that her husband had injured her and she wanted to file charges. The case is still under investigation.

Deputy Aderhold was dispatched to a report of vandalism on PR 4301. After investigation it was determined that this was a civil matter.

An alarm company reported motion at Boyd’s Quick Stop on Hwy 21. Deputy Aderhold was dispatched and a burglary report was made.

Sheriff Meyer reported that a white male was sitting in the Wal- Mart parking lot over night with several back packs. Deputy York responded. The subject was checked for any outstanding warrants and was clear. Since the subject had not eaten in a few days, Deputy York stopped and got him a meal and gave the subject a courtesy ride out of Lee County.

Deputy Carvin was dispatched to a suspicious vehicle that was parked in front of a residence on PR 4301. The vehicle and driver checked out. Everything was okay.

March 5, 2010

Deputy York took eleven inmates to District Court. After court was adjourned he served several civil papers.

While on routine patrol Deputy Aderhold came upon a vehicle that was left abandoned on FM 141. The vehicle was partially in the roadway. Due to being a traffic hazard a wrecker was called and the vehicle was towed.

Chief Deputy Kothmann put up a brown cow that was out on Hwy 21 near CR 114.

An anonymous caller reported that she was concerned that two horses and some calves did not have access to food or water. The animals are on Hwy 21 in Lincoln. Deputy York is investigating the matter.

A motorist reported cows out on FM 1624. The caller reported that the fence was broken and the cows would probably continue to get out. Deputy Easley responded and the owner was notified.

Deputy Robertson responded to a local business alarm on Hwy 290. All the gates and locks were secure.

Several motorists reported a brush fire that appeared to be getting close to a building on Hwy 21. Deputy Ray responded and advised that people were on the scene watching the fire. Everything was fine.

Washington County advised Lee County of a red van with a yellow light flashing from the rear of the vehicle and shows a sign to call 9-1-1. The vehicle was last seen heading towards Giddings on Hwy 290. Deputy Robertson and Deputy Ray located the vehicle and all of the subjects in the vehicle are okay.

Deputy Ray, Deputy Robertson and Deputy Aderhold responded with the Lexington Fire Dept. to a residence on FM 3403 in Lincoln. The caller stated that she was trying to put out her cigarette and then her house was full of smoke. The fire was put out and no one was injured.

March 6, 2010

An emergency unit called and reported that a white truck passed them at a high rate of speed in Warda heading northbound on Hwy 77. Deputy Carvin, Deputy Robertson and Deputy Easley responded and attempted to locate the truck. Deputy Carvin came upon the vehicle at Hwy 77 @ Hwy 290. The truck suddenly spun its tires and began driving north on Hwy 77 at approx 100 miles per hour while Deputy Carvin was behind him. The truck finally stopped at Hwy 77 @ FM 1624. The driver was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated.

Deputy Ray assisted Lexington Officer Kelly at the scene of an accident on Hwy 77 near the Dollar General Store.

A resident on CR 314 reported that his mailbox had been knocked down sometime during the night. Deputy Crockett took a report.

Deputy York was dispatched to Shady Oaks after a caller reported that her ex-husband drove from out of town to her residence and threatened to take their kids away if she continued to see another man. The caller stated that there was a history of domestic violence between the two. Deputy York spoke to both parties. The father was allowed to visit his children and then left without incident.

A very angry caller advised that there were people on horses blocking traffic flow on FM 141 in front of Doozie’s. Deputy Crockett checked and patrolled the area.

Deputy Carvin and Deputy Robertson were dispatched to an ATV accident on CR 430. Upon arrival, everyone was gone.

Deputy Ray and Deputy Robertson were dispatched to a possible break in at Westwood Villa Apartments. After investigation if was determined to be a criminal mischief case and not a burglary.

A motorist reported that there is a trailer house on a curve that is out on the road on CR 326. Deputy Aderhold was dispatched and reported that the trailer’s wheels on one side are stuck in the mud. They have reflectors out in front and in back of the trailer.

March 7, 2010

A caller reported that there was a man near Subway attempting to get a ride to Austin. Deputy York checked on the subject and gave him a courtesy ride to Hwy 290 West.

A motorist advised that a Dodge truck had been parked on the westbound side of Hwy 290 East. It has been there for over an hour and the window is down and it has been raining. He was concerned for the driver. Deputy Carvin checked on the vehicle and no one was inside.

Deputy York, Deputy Robertson and Deputy Carvin were dispatched to a disturbance on CR 326. A female claimed her husband was attempting to take their vehicle and leave. She then began to scream that he had assaulted her and she wanted to press charges.

A subject came into the Sheriff ’s Office and was requesting a civil standby while she picked up her son from her brother. Deputy Ray spoke to the complainant.

Deputy Easley was dispatched to CR 216 after a resident reported that several juveniles were out making a bunch of noise close to her house.

Jail Count: 03/07/2010: 54

Males: 46 Females: 8

In the month of February the Lee County Sheriffs Office investigated 3 Assaults, 3 Burglaries, and 1 Theft. Day light savings starts this weekend remember to set your clock ahead one hour

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