2010-09-02 / Police

Sheriff’s Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

August 23 , 010

While on routine patrol Deputy Aderhold located an open door at a local business. The building was checked and found to be secure. The business owner was notified.

Deputy York was dispatched to Hwy 21 East after a motorist reported horses out on the roadway. The highway was checked and the animals were no longer on the road.

Sheriff Meyer was notified of a suspicious vehicle on FM 141. The caller advised that a silver Ford truck was stopping at businesses attempting to sell generators. Deputy Durrenberger located the vehicle and identified the occupants who were released.

A caller reported that his residence had been broken into. Deputy Durrenberger was dispatched and a report was taken. Investigation continues on the case.

A motorist reported a maroon in color Nissan Sinatra was parked near CR 235 off of Hwy 290 East. Deputy Easley checked out the vehicle and attempted to contact the owner.

August 24, 2010

The Sheriff’s Office received several 9-1-1 calls regarding a rollover accident on Hwy 290 West. The driver was trapped under his vehicle. Star Flight out of Austin responded to the scene and transported the driver. Deputy Aderhold assisted with traffic control.

Deputy York spoke to a complainant about a dog that continuously chases her down the road. She reported that the dog actually bit her vehicle and damaged it. Subject was given advice on how to handle the situation.

A motorist reported cows out on Hwy 21 approx one mile west of CR 403 in Dime Box. Deputy Easley checked from FM 3403 to the Burleson County line and was unable to locate any loose livestock.

August 25, 2010

Bastrop County called and reported a cow out at FM 696 @ CR 349. Deputy Aderhold was dispatched but while he was enroute a motorist called and advised that he had struck the cow and the cow was in the ditch. The cow owner was notified and he and the complainant came to an agreement regarding the damage.

Captain Gonzales checked on a vehicle parked on the side of the road on FM 448. The vehicle was checked to make sure it was not stolen. The vehicle appeared disabled but was completely off the road.

A resident on CR 118 requested to speak to a deputy regarding her neighbor’s tearing up her yard. Deputy Ray responded and spoke to the complainant. No charges were filed at this time.

A motorist reported a reckless driver on Hwy 77 South. A newer model white Ford Explorer was said to be swerving all over the roadway. Deputy Easley and Deputy Ray were dispatched to search for the vehicle.

Deputy Easley assisted Trooper Early at the scene of an accident on Hwy 290 East at the county line. There were no injuries involved.

A caller reported that a female at this residence is suicidal. She had reportedly taken a large amount of pills. Deputy Easley and Deputy Aderhold were dispatched to the residence along with B&M Ambulance.

August 26, 2010

Washington County transferred a call to Lee County regarding a gold truck that reportedly tried to run a vehicle off the road. The vehicle was last seen heading westbound on Hwy 290 towards Giddings. Deputy Lapham and Deputy Allen were given the information and attempted to locate the vehicle.

A resident on Hwy 21 approx 1 mile west of Old Dime Box called and reported that someone had damaged his fence and his property. Deputy Lapham and Deputy Allen took a report on criminal mischief. Investigation continues on this case.

A caller reported that her juvenile son attempted to assault her with a knife. She had him pinned down on the floor and needed assistance. Captain Gonzales and Deputy Ray transported the juvenile to the Sheriff’s Office and contacted the juvenile probation officer.

Bastrop County notified Lee County that one of their officers was in pursuit of a motorcycle on Hwy 290 in McDade heading eastbound. The motorcycle was traveling in excess of 100 mph. The motorcycle was also said to be going eastbound in the westbound lanes of traffic. Deputy Ray, Deputy Liles and Deputy Aderhold assisted in the attempt to locate the motorcycle.

August 27, 2010

A caller reported that a black 4 door Infinity was traveling down FM 1624 very slowly. The license plate was obtained and given to Deputy Crockett. The vehicle had turned off of FM 1624 just before Hwy 290.

A female spoke to Deputy York regarding problems she was having with her boyfriend and wanted to get her belongings from the residence. She advised that he is mad at her and will not let her get her things. She requested a civil stand by when she is ready to move out.

Deputy York and Deputy Lapham attempted to locate a vehicle that was parked on the side of the road on CR 426 in Dime Box. The vehicle had been there for a long time and was occupied by one male subject. The vehicle had left prior to the officer’s arrival.

Bennie Boyd Chevrolet of Bastrop requested that a deputy escort him to an employee’s residence on PR 8004 to retrieve a loaner vehicle that was due back two days ago. Deputy York and Deputy Ray spoke to both parties involved. The case will be handled through civil action.

An anonymous caller reported that people were fighting at a residence on CR 123. Caller believes there may have guns and knives. Deputy Ray, Deputy Aderhold and Deputy Liles responded to the scene. Three criminal trespass warnings were issued.

August 28, 2010

Two motorists reported that there were horses on Hwy 21 just west of FM 2440. Deputy Aderhold and Deputy Ray responded to the call.

Deputy Aderhold and Deputy Liles assisted at the scene of an accident on Hwy 77 on Loop 123. A vehicle had a head on collision with an 18-wheeler. The driver was trapped in the vehicle.

Deputy Ray assisted with traffic control at the scene of a grass fire on Hwy 21 East near CR 440. Lincoln Fire Department was dispatched and the fire was put out.

A caller reported that 2 or 3 people were physically fighting at the Sons of Herman. Deputy Ray and Deputy Liles were dispatched. The caller advised that the person causing the problems and fighting had already left.

August 29, 2010

A motorist called and reported that he was having car problems and needed assistance getting his vehicle off the roadway. Caller was not sure of his location other than he was on Hwy 290 and East of FM 180. Deputy Liles searched for the caller all the way to the Fayette County line but was unable to locate him. Dispatch contacted Fayette County to check for the subject.

A resident at Westwood Villa Apartments called and requested a deputy because his ex-girlfriend was at his apartment and would not leave. He had his locks changed and she got his keys. Deputy Liles met with the complainant who advised he was leaving for the night and the exgirlfriend can stay.

A citizen called and spoke to Deputy Durrenberger regarding an election sign that was put up on his property without his permission. The complainant is going to call his congressman on Monday.

Deputy Carvin was dispatched to FM 180 to put up four horses that were out on the roadway. The animals were removed from the roadway.

JAIL REPORT Jail Count: 08/29/2010 — 39

Males: 37 Females: 2

Friday is the start of the Labor Day weekend; additional traffic will be on the highways with families traveling to enjoy one last outing together. Drive responsibly and have a safe Labor Day weekend.

Thanks to David Sherrill for spear heading the efforts to have bridges widened on F.M. 696 for the safety of all motorist and especially the children that ride school buses daily.


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