2010-03-25 / Police

Sheriff ’s Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

March 15, 2010

Deputy York received a call regarding several street signs that have been knocked down in the Blue area. A report was written and a close patrol of the area will be in effect.

A motorist reported that a cute white faced calf was out on Hwy 77 near the Sons of Herman. Deputy Carvin was dispatched.

Deputy Carvin, Deputy York and Deputy Robertson were dispatched to a disturbance on CR 133. The caller complained that her boyfriend would not give the keys to a vehicle she was buying from his mother to her and he was refusing to leave. The vehicle turned out to be a civil matter.

A caller reported that her boyfriend had just wrecked his vehicle on CR 205 and was bleeding. Deputy Robertson responded and assisted Trooper Manner on the scene. B&M ambulance was dispatched.

Deputy Robertson responded to another accident on FM 2440. Trooper Weiser was dispatched along with Lexington Auto. The vehicle was clear from the roadway.

A complainant came into the Sheriff’s Office and made a report regarding theft of her laptop. Deputy Easley assisted.

March 16, 2010

A caller reported that her father in law was headed to the hospital because one of the neighbor’s dogs bit him. Deputy Robertson took a report and a complaint was filed. Investigation continues on this case.

Deputy Crockett transported an inmate to MHMR for an appointment. Later he transported an inmate to Dr. McBroom’s office.

Deputy York was able to serve several civil citations and left notices for the people that were not home.

March 17, 2010

Deputy Ray was dispatched to put up a cow that was out on CR 213. The owner was notified.

A resident on FM 141 reported that a Suburban was partially blocking his driveway and it had been there since early that morning. Deputy Robertson made an attempt to notify the registered owner.

Deputy Robertson, Deputy Durrenberger and Deputy Carvin responded to a one vehicle rollover accident on FM 448 near PR 4483. The caller reported that both occupants were out of the vehicle and walking around.

March 18, 2010

A motorist reported that a vehicle rolled over in front of her on Hwy 290 East. No injuries were reported. Deputy Durrenberger and Deputy Ray responded and assisted with traffic control.

Fayette County requested assistance in locating and stopping a vehicle that had just left their office. Deputy Lapham and Deputy Crockett assisted.

Deputy Lapham ran several cows off Hwy 21 @ CR 400. The fence was down and the owner was notified of the situation.

A nearby hospital reported that a female was in their emergency room with four wounds from a 12 gauge. Chief Deputy Kothmann and Deputy Lapham responded to the hospital. It was determined an accident. The bullets ricocheted off the dirt and struck her in her leg.

Deputy Easley and Deputy Ray responded to a residential alarm. The owner was notified and the alarm was reset.

March 19, 2010

Deputy Crockett responded to a burglary of a building on CR 405. A report was made and investigation continues on this case.

A resident on FM 696 reported that someone had broken into their barn and several items were missing. Deputy Crockett investigated and a report was taken.

Deputy Robertson spoke to a complainant on PR 7016. The goats belonging to her neighbor were getting onto her property and causing a big mess.

A caller spoke to Deputy Lapham about someone attempting to break into his vehicle. The evidence was photographed and a report was made.

A motorist reported that a truck pulling a boat was broken down and partially in the roadway on Hwy 77 South. Deputy Robertson was dispatched and advised that they were able to get the vehicle off the roadway.

Deputy Durrenberger responded to Eagle Storage on CR 405 after the owner noticed suspicious activity. A report was made and close patrol of the area will be in effect.

March 20, 2010

A motorist reported a twovehicle accident on Hwy 21 in front of the Elm Creek Café. The caller advised that there was a jeep in the ditch and a suburban partially on the roadway with the flashers on. Deputy Lapham and Trooper Manner responded. Both vehicles had left the scene prior to their arrival.

Several motorists reported cows out at the intersection of Hwy 77 @ Hwy 21. Chief Deputy Kothmann and Deputy York removed them from the roadway.

A resident on PR 7708 spoke to Deputy Carvin about an animal complaint. She advised that her neighbor staked a horse on her property without her permission.

A motorist reported a Chevrolet truck pulling an RV camper trailer on Hwy 290 and was all over the roadway. Deputy Lapham located the vehicle and checked on the driver who was ok.

The Sheriff’s Office received a fire alarm call at a residence on CR 103. Giddings Fire Dept. and Deputy Carvin were dispatched. The dispatcher contacted the residents and they advised they had a small kitchen fire and they put it out. The fire department was cancelled.

March 21, 2010

A motorist reported that he nearly hit two horses that are out on CR 217. Deputy Aderhold responded and ran the horses off the road. The owner was notified.

Deputy Lapham, Deputy Carvin and Deputy Durrenberger were dispatched to a civil disturbance on Kay Street. The caller reported that her ex husband left with their two children and was taking them to his house three hours away. She advised that he does not have custody of the kids because his DNA test is still pending.

A female came to the Sheriff’s Office and spoke to Deputy Carvin about a civil standby. She asked if he would escort her to her parent’s house to pick up her daughter.

Deputy Aderhold was dispatched to FM 696 West to put cows up. They were run into a pasture and the neighbors advised they would contact the owner in the morning.

Deputy Durrenberger, Deputy Carvin and Deputy Aderhold assisted Trooper Early at a five vehicle accident on Hwy 290- West. One of the vehicles caught on fire and the Giddings Fire Dept. responded. One subject was arrested and brought to the Lee County Jail.

Jail Count: 3/21/2010: 43 Males: 38 Females: 5

The Sheriff’s Office could use the public’s help in solving a rash of Thefts on CR 405 in Lexington. Anyone seeing suspicious activity on March 18th please call the Sheriff’s office or call Crime stoppers@ 1-800930-TIPS (8477)


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