2010-08-19 / Police

Sheriff’s Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

August 9, 2010

While on routine patrol Deputy Durrenberger checked on a vehicle that was parked in front of a business on CR 235. The vehicle owner showed to be the same as the business. The next morning the business owner called and advised that their gate was bent and left halfway open.

A resident on CR 417 in Lexington reported that it appeared that someone attempted to gain entry into her residence. Deputy Crockett was dispatched to the scene. A report was taken.

Deputy Liles was dispatched to CR 133 after several motorists reported cows out on the roadway. The cows ran into an open field.

The Sheriff’s Office received a call from a woman on CR 139 requesting help because her boyfriend was chasing her around the house and she was afraid he was going to assault her. Deputy Easley and Deputy Durrenberger responded but advised that the boyfriend had left the scene prior to their arrival.

August 10, 2010

A complainant requested extra patrol on CR 302 because a green or teal colored car is always speeding and driving recklessly. She is concerned because her children take walks and they walk their dogs down the road and she is afraid the driver will hit them. Deputies will be patrolling the area.

Deputy Ray checked on a report of some possible illegal burning of oil and tires on FM 3403. The property owner’s information was taken.

August 11, 2010

A motorist reported that a donkey is walking back and forth across the roadway @ Hwy 77 @ FM 3403. Deputy Lapham was dispatched and removed the donkey.

Several callers reported that a mattress was in the roadway on Hwy 290 W @ CR 205. Deputy Ray was dispatched and reported that the owner’s of the mattress had turned around and were picking it up.

August 12, 2010

Deputy Easley responded to a verbal disturbance on CR 491. The road is actually in Williamson County but the house is in Lee County. The argument ended up being a civil matter between a repossession company and the caller.

A caller reported cows out on FM 696 West of CR 307. Deputy Easley responded and removed them from the road.

August 13, 2010

Deputy All, Deputy Lapham and Deputy York responded to a call on FM 696 West approx 1 mile East of Blue. A caller reported that a semi truck had jack knifed and had the entire roadway blocked.

A caller reported that the concession stand at the rodeo arena had been broken into. Deputy Lapham and Deputy Allen were dispatched. A report was taken and investigation continues on the case.

Captain Gonzales spoke to the Pastor of the Corinth Baptist Church regarding some illegal activity. Deputies will be closely patrolling the church.

Deputy Easley was dispatched to an assault call on PR 4331 in Dime Box. The caller also informed dispatch that some damage had been done to his vehicle. Upon arrival, neither party wanted to file any charges.

A caller reported that someone had stolen her 1998 Buick Lasabre. Deputy Ray met with the complainant and a report was taken for unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. The vehicle was located inside the city and was towed to the Lee County Sheriff’s Office impound yard. Investigation continues on this case.

August 14, 2010

An anonymous caller reported that there may be a juvenile party on CR 220. There were several vehicles in the area and there was loud music. Deputy Easley and Deputy Ray responded to the call.

Deputy Durrenberger responded to an accident on CR 415 West. A caller reported that a truck had run off the roadway at a sharp curve and into a deep ditch. The driver was located and was not injured. A Trooper from Fayette County was dispatched.

A concerned citizen reported that approx ten horses appeared to be in bad shape on FM 3403. They had no shade, no grass and no feed. Deputy York checked on the horses and is in the process of attempting to locate the owner.

A resident on CR 324 in Lincoln called and spoke to Deputy Durrenberger about his mailbox being damaged.

Deputy Durrenberger was dispatched to Hwy 77 North in Lincoln after a complainant reported that his brother jumped on his back and assaulted him and he wanted to file charges. The mother advised that everything was okay. He was just upset because she woke him up and his brother was trying to calm him down.

A complainant requested a deputy because his girlfriend was very irate and throwing things. Deputy Easley was dispatched to the disturbance on PR 4309 in Dime Box. Upon arrival Deputy Easley advised that the couple had fallen back in love and no report was needed.

Deputy Ray stopped on Hwy 77 South when he located a vehicle that was pulled over on the side of the road. The driver advised that their continental cargo trailer had a blowout.

A motorist reported that a white 4 door sedan was swerving all over that roadway on Hwy 21 West. Deputy Ray and Deputy Aderhold searched the area but were unable to locate it.

August 15, 2010

A motorist reported that several vehicles are at the Paint Ball place and they are playing their music too loud. Deputy Aderhold checked on the subjects and advised they were drinking cream soda and playing games. He did ask them to turn their music down some.

Deputy Ray was dispatched to run cows off the roadway on CR 118. The cows were located and ran into a pasture.

A concerned motorist reported that there were trailriders on FM 3403 and none of them are wearing protective clothing and he is afraid someone is going to get hit. Deputy Easley advised that he went through the area and they are packing up to leave.


Jail Count: 08/08/2010 — 42

Males: 38 Females: 4

With the start of schools in the county, Law Enforcement would like to encourage everyone to use extra caution for the additional traffic around the schools. We also would like drivers to watch for school buses that are stopped on the highway to receive or discharge students. A fine of not less than $200 can be assessed for passing a School Bus.

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