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2010-04-30 / Police

Sheriff ’s Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

April 19, 2010

Deputy York and Deputy Carvin were dispatched to a family disturbance on FM 696 in Lexington. Upon arrival the family member that was causing problems had already left the scene.

A motorist reported on a vehicle rollover on FM 696 West. Deputy Easley assisted with traffic control at the scene.

A resident on Turner Lane called the Sheriff’s Office and reported a trespasser on her property. Captain Gonzales spoke to all parties involved and they were advised to speak to their attorney about the land dispute.

Deputy Easley located a silver Toyota that was reported to be driving recklessly on Hwy 21 East. The vehicle was reported to be driving all over the roadway. The driver was sleepy and was going to pull over and get some rest.

April 20, 2010

A motorist reported a suspicious vehicle of the side of the road with its flashers on near the game fence on CR 224. Deputy Crockett was dispatched to the scene and spoke to the driver who informed him that his vehicle was broken down and a wrecker was on the way.

The Sheriff’s Office received several 9-1-1 calls regarding approx 20 head of cattle that was out on Hwy 21. Deputy Crockett was dispatched and the cows were put up. The owner was notified that the cattle had been getting out for the past week.

A caller reported that someone had broken into his residence located on CR C sometime yesterday. Deputy Crockett was dispatched and a report was made. Investigation continues on this case.

Chief Deputy Kothmann spoke to a complainant on the telephone regarding problems she was having with her neighbors on CR 405.

A tenant at the Westwood Villa Apartments reported that her neighbor was playing their music too loud. Deputy Aderhold was nearby and checked the area but reported to dispatch that he didn’t hear any music playing.

A caller reported the strong odor of gas in the area of CR 217. Deputy Aderhold was dispatched and advised that DCP was on the scene draining the gas lines.

April 21, 2010

Deputy York was dispatched to Hwy 77 North approx 6 miles out to put up several cows that were out.

A female spoke to Deputy York regarding an incident that occurred approx 4 ½ years ago. A report was taken and the case in still under investigation.

A resident in Lexington called the Sheriff’s Office and reported that a fence builder had taken down his fence and was building another fence for someone else. Deputy Crockett responded and reported that the situation had been resolved prior to his arrival.

April 22, 2010

Deputy Crockett was dispatched to CR 234 after a caller reported a theft. A case report was written and investigation continues on this case.

A resident reported a suspicious older model truck on CR 426. The truck was occupied by two males and the bed of the truck was loaded down with stuff and covered with a tarp. Deputy Carvin and Deputy Crockett located the vehicle on Hwy 21. The only thing in the bed of the truck was an empty blue barrel.

Deputy Carvin spoke to a complainant who advised that someone had shattered the window on her truck. A report was made and a close patrol of the residence is in effect.

A caller reported several goat carcasses on CR 118. Deputy Easley checked out the situation and advised dispatch that the buzzards had taken care of most of the remains.

A motorist reported a calf out on Hwy 21 near the Bastrop County line. Deputy Ray located the calf and attempted to locate the owner because the fence was down.

April 23, 2010

A resident called and spoke to Chief Deputy Kothmann regarding trespassers fishing on her property. The license plate information was obtained and the case is currently under investigation.

A caller reported that the train was blocking her driveway on CR 118. Chief Deputy Kothmann contacted UPRR and they advised the train was broken down and it would take approx 30 minutes to change the cars out.

Deputy Easley was dispatched to FM 3403 near Hwy 21 to put up cows that were out on the roadway.

Austin Police Dept requested Lee County check the welfare of a man that was involved in a family disturbance earlier. Deputy Easley checked out the residence and no one was there. Deputies will keep an eye on the residence the rest of the night.

April 24, 2010

While on routine patrol Deputy Aderhold found a truck that was wrecked out on FM 696 West @ Willow Creek Dr. No one was around the vehicle. A wallet with a driver’s license was located and given to Trooper Weiser. The vehicle was towed.

A caller reported that there was a white Dodge Caravan parked in front of her house on CR 230. She went and asked the driver what he was doing and she noticed he was taking pictures. The man stated that he was with an insurance company. Deputy Ray was dispatched and reported that the vehicle was gone upon his arrival.

Deputy Durrenberger spoke to a complainant regarding an identity theft case. A report was written and charges were filed.

Deputy Easley was dispatched to put up several cows that were out on FM 448.

April 25, 2010

Deputy Robertson, Deputy Durrenberger and Deputy Ray assisted Giddings Police Dept on a foot pursuit at the Shade Tree Apartments. The subject was apprehended and booked into jail.

A caller reported that there was heavy smoke in his mobile home on CR 324. He was unable to figure out where the smoke was coming from. Deputy Durrenberger, Deputy Robertson and Deputy Ray responded along with Lexington and Fedor Fire Departments.

A motorist reported that there were three young teenage girls that were sitting in the middle of FM 696 West in front of the Arrow Head Storage buildings. They would get up and run off whenever a car was getting close to them. Deputy Ray located the girls and their grandmother was notified and took care of the situation..

JAIL REPORT Jail Count: 04/25/2010: 37

Males: 36

Females: 5

This coming weekend, Lexington will be celebrating their Annual Lexington Homecoming. May everyone have a safe and enjoy able time visiting with old friends.

Congratulations to the Giddings Volunteer Fire Department in the Opening of their new Fire Station.

CRIME STOPPERS PAYS CASH REWARDS

FOR INFORMATION

ON CRIMES IN LEE

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

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