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2010-06-11 / Police

Lexington Police Report

Lexington Chief of Police Randy Lexington Chief of Police Randy The Lexington Police Department thanks the citizens for the numerous phone calls involving suspicious activities in and around Lexington. With your help the Lexington Police and the Sheriff’s Department are able to concentrate on catching and deterring many thefts and other criminal type activities. Thank you for caring about our community and each other. Keep up the outstanding work.

May 28th, 2010

At 7:26 p.m., Officer Kelly and Chief Davenport responded to a suspicious vehicle driving around the area of Harry Road. The vehicle was spotted and stopped. Officer Kelly attempted to identify both males which did not have any identification on them. Chief Davenport did a quick check for weapons in the vehicle and found a usable amount of marijuana in a small clear baggy. The driver admitted to ownership of the marijuana. Both males were in the area of Harry Road reportedly looking for work. As identity of the males was revealed, both males were residents of Waco and drove to the area looking for work in the tree cutting business. Neither male had a driver’s license that would permit them to drive off. The driver was arrest for Driving While License Invalid Second Offense, Possession of arijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. The passenger was arrested for possession of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Both males were transported to the Lee County Detention Center and booked on the above charges.

May 30th, 2010

at 7:26 p.m., Officer Kelly conducted a traffic stop on a Gray Dodge Stratus for a tail light violation traveling on Hwy 77. Officer Kelly visited with the driver and could smell an unknown type of alcohol on the driver. The driver failed all clues of the intoxication testing. Officer Kelly observed an open container of beer placed on the console of the car. The driver of the vehicle was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated and transported to the Lee County Jail. While the driver was at the Jail he told Officer Kelly “If I catch you on the streets, I am going to punch you in the face”. The DWI driver was also arrested for Terrorist Threat.

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