2010-07-29 / Police

Sheriff’s Report

Sheriff ’s by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

July 19, 2010

A motorist reported that a vehicle that was traveling eastbound on Hwy 290 West had run off the roadway and hit some trees. Deputy Aderhold assisted Trooper Early. B&M ambulance was called to the scene to check the driver for injuries. The female occupant was combative and transferred to the Lee County Jail.

Deputy Ray responded to a call on CR 119 after a motorist reported that a tree was blocking the roadway just off FM 180. The complainant assisted in removing the large tree limb from the road.

A resident on PR 2901 reported that someone had run over her son’s mailbox sometime during the night. Deputy Crockett spoke to DPS and confirmed that one of the Troopers had worked an accident at that location.

Deputy Crockett spoke to a complainant regarding her missing bank card. Information was taken and investigation continues at this time.

Captain Gonzales was dispatched to CR 330 after a resident reported that he was being harassed by census employees.

A caller reported a homeless person standing at a corner in Dime Box. Request was made for a deputy to check him out. Deputy Carvin was dispatched to the call.

July 20, 2010

Several motorists reported that cows were out on the roadway on FM 1624 just west of CR 323 in Lexington. Deputy Crockett was able to remove them from the roadway.

Chief Deputy Kothmann was dispatched to a residence on CR 114 after a complainant called and reported that a male subject was on her property and was taking her trailer and some cattle. The matter turned out to be a civil case.

The Sheriff’s Office received a call from an alarm company reporting a residential alarm in Dime Box. Chief Deputy Kothmann responded and advised everything was secure.

A complainant spoke to Captain Gonzales regarding threats made by her husband. Subject was given information on how to get a restraining and/or protective order.

July 21, 2010

A concerned citizen reported that they could hear what appeared to be two people yelling at each other near CR 142. Captain Gonzales and Deputy Carvin searched the area but could not hear any yelling.

A complainant called and reported that he had been assaulted at a residence in Ledbetter. Captain Gonzales and Deputy Carvin met with the caller. The complainant advised that he would go to the Sheriff’s Office the next day and give a statement and possibly file charges.

Deputy Carvin was dispatched to a residential alarm on CR 226. The residence and the property were searched and all the gates were secure. The house owner was notified.

A motorist reported that a stalled semi-truck on Hwy 77 just north of FM 1624. Deputy Carvin located the truck and advised dispatch that the vehicle would be parked at the rest area. The truck had two flat tires.

A caller reported that a vehicle had rolled over in the middle of Hwy 77 South near PR 7703. Captain Gonzales and Deputy Carvin responded along with EMS and Giddings Fire Dept. Fayette County Trooper on call was notified of the accident.

Captain Gonzales and Deputy Carvin were notified of a suspicious vehicle on CR 219. The vehicle had left the scene prior to their arrival. A close patrol will be put into effect.

Deputies were notified of a car that was parked on someone’s property at the corner of CR 410 and Hwy 77 North. Captain Gonzales and Deputy Carvin located the vehicle. Two teenagers were released to their parents.

July 22, 2010

A caller reported that a silver Tahoe was parked at his neighbor’s house and no one is home. Deputy Crockett and Deputy Lyles located the vehicle and spoke to the occupants who advised they were there to paint the fence.

Deputy Easley was dispatched to a residence at Shady Oaks Subdivision after a caller reported that she was having problems with her juvenile daughter. The issue was resolved.

A motorist reported that she was involved in a car accident on FM 696 West @ Sherrill Lane. She was not injured. Deputy Ray stood by until a Fayette County Trooper could respond.

July 23, 2010

A resident on Sherrill Lane reported that there was a truck parked on his property. The truck was not there when he got home. Deputy Crockett checked out the vehicle and ran the license plate to make sure it was not stolen. He then attempted to make contact with the owner.

Deputy York met with a complainant on CR 326 after the caller reported that someone had gone through their vehicle and taken several items. A report was taken and investigation continues at this time.

A caller reported that a green low rider pick up had been driving up and down FM 2440. Deputy Durrenberger and Deputy Liles checked the area but did not locate any vehicle matching the description given. A close patrol of the area will be put into effect.

Deputy Easley was dispatched to a residential alarm in Dime Box. The house and property appeared to be secure. The owner was notified.

A resident reported that she got home from work and checked her mail. She noticed that a silver car was backed up into her driveway. The vehicle left when she pulled up and went towards CR 217. The license plate was given to Deputy Ray who was searching for the vehicle. A subject called and identified himself as the driver of the silver car and reported that he was just pulled into the driveway so he could talk to his friend in the vehicle.

July 24, 2010

Deputy Crockett searched for a vehicle on Hwy 21 westbound from Hwy 77 that was reported to be driving recklessly. He searched the area but was unable to locate the vehicle.

A caller reported a possibly rabid skunk on his property on CR 204. Deputy York was able to pressure wash the skunk away.

The Sheriff’s Office received a call from a complainant on Main Ave in Lincoln. She reported that she wanted to get her clothes and belongings but her ex-boyfriend would not let her. He had threatened to burn all her belongings. Deputy Crockett and Deputy Liles responded and assisted with a civil stand by.

Deputy York spoke to a complainant regarding 20 bales of hay being stolen. A report was taken.

Deputy Easley and Deputy Durrenberger responded to an alarm call at a residence in Dime Box. The man leasing the property advised everything was fine. He thinks he set off the alarm when he plugged in his air compressor.

A caller reported that a male subject was causing problems at a wedding reception at the Sons of Hermann. He had been asked to leave but would not. Deputy Easley was dispatched to the scene but advised the subject causing the problems was already gone.

A concerned citizen reported that people were driving without slowing down on FM 180 at the trail ride and someone nearly got hit. Deputy Ray and Deputy Easley drove through the area.

July 25, 2010

A caller reported that while watching T.V. she heard a loud noise outside of the house. Deputy Ray was dispatched and searched the area and found nothing out of the ordinary. The deputy will stay in the area for a while and drive around.

A Lee County resident called 9-1-1 and reported that he just got off the phone with his exgirlfriend and she told him she took a whole bottle of sleeping pills. She is in Port Isabel. Deputy York contacted Port Isabel Police and gave them the woman’s address and telephone number.

Deputy Durrenberger and Deputy Liles assisted B&M ambulance on a medical call in Dime Box. Air Evac was called from La Grange to respond. Dime Box fire department also assisted with setting up the landing zone.

A resident on CR 143 reported some illegal dumping. A deep freezer and several trash bags were dropped off. Deputy Easley took a report.

A complainant reported that juveniles are riding 4-wheelers on CR 111 and tearing up the roadway. Deputy Durrenberger and Deputy Ray spoke to the parents of the juveniles and the matter would be taken care of.


JAIL COUNT 07/25/2010: 50

Males: 42 Females: 8

The Lee County Jail had its annual Jail inspection by the Texas Commission on Jail Standards and found that the Jail is in compliance.

Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for information on crimes in Lee County:

1-866-930-TIPS (8477)

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