2010-10-14 / Police

Sheriff’s Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

October 4, 2010

Deputy Carvin was dispatched to a residence on CR 450 in Dime Box after a lifeline call was made. Everything was okay. They were having phone problems.

A caller reported that several people were having an argument and one subject showed up and took a gun out of his vehicle. Deputy Allen, Deputy Carvin and Deputy Durrenberger responded to the scene on CR 123. A criminal trespass warning was issued.

A caller reported that his grandson was over at his dad’s house and they got into an argument and the father started to throw things around. The grandson locked himself in his truck. Deputy Ray and Deputy Allen were dispatched and stood by until the grandson got all his possessions.

October 5, 2010

Deputy Easley was dispatched to FM 141 after several motorists reported calves out near the Beaman Cemetery.

A caller reported that he had rear-ended a trailer on Hwy 290 East near FM 180. He advised no one was injured and no wrecker was needed. Upon arrival, Deputy Easley requested a Trooper from Fayette County respond due to the amount of damage.

Deputy Durrenberger responded along with the Giddings Fire Dept. to a large grass fire on CR 225.

A motorist reported a suspicious vehicle on FM 2440 and CR 101. The vehicle was described as a green minivan last seen heading toward FM 2440. The caller was able to get the license plate. Deputy Ray searched for the vehicle but was unable to locate it.

October 6, 2010

A resident that lives on Sandtown Rd at the county line called and reported that an oil well pump near her residence is making a loud knocking noise. Deputy Ray and a Washington County unit met at the scene but the knocking noise had stopped.

Deputy Easley responded to a residential alarm on CR B. The key holder was notified and would be on her way but was approximately 1 hour away. The residence was found secure and the alarm reset.

Deputy Durrenberger, Deputy Lapham and Deputy Ray responded to a disturbance on CR 226. A caller reported that his juvenile brother had pushed his mother onto the ground and they were fighting. Upon arrival officers advised that they were no longer fighting and everything was okay.

A caller reported that someone had vandalized his vehicle and he wanted to file charges and make a report. Deputy Lapham took the report and charges are pending at this time.

A motorist reported a possible drunk driver on Hwy 290 heading east bound. The vehicle was described as a maroon Tahoe. Deputy Lapham and Deputy Ray searched the area. The caller advised that the vehicle had turned into the Texaco parking lot.

October 7, 2010

Deputy Easley and Deputy York were dispatched to a burglar alarm on CR 401. Deputy Easley arrived on the scene and spoke to a ranch hand who had accidentally set off the alarm. Everything was okay.

Deputy York responded to a residential burglar alarm on CR B. The area and residence were searched and cleared. All doors and windows were locked and secure. The key holder was notified.

The Sheriff’s Office received a call from a man who advised he was kicked off someone’s property and had no place to go. He was on FM 141 and had been walking and was thirsty and exhausted. B&M was dispatched along with Deputy Easley and Deputy Durrenberger. The subject was located but refused medical treatment. Deputy Durrenberger gave him a courtesy ride to Texaco so he could wait on a family member to pick him up.

Deputy Lapham and Deputy Allen were dispatched to a residence on CR 425 in Dime Box after receiving an animal cruelty complaint. Investigation continues on this case.

A caller reported that he gave his friend a ride to Shady Circle so she could get her belongings and her ex-boyfriend was refusing to allow her to leave. Deputy Durrenberger was dispatched and the subject was allowed to leave with her belongings.

A 9-1-1 call was received but no one was on the line. No one answered the phone when the dispatcher attempted to call it back. Deputy Liles was dispatched to the residence on Blaha Ave in Dime Box. Everything was okay. Children were playing on the phone.

A caller reported that an 18- wheeler rolled over on Hwy 77 approximately 1 mile south of Giddings. It was unknown if there were any injuries. Deputy Durrenberger and Deputy Allen assisted at the scene with traffic control for Trooper Thorp.

Deputy Lapham spoke to a caller who had questions regarding her minor grandchild. She advised that the mother had left her for approx two weeks and she had been ill. Now the mother showed up and wanted to take her daughter. Everything was okay and no action was taken.

October 8, 2010

A complainant on PR 6001 called and reported a suspicious person. The caller advised that someone was sitting in a truck in front of his house and that he was going to shoot him if he did not leave soon. Deputy Liles responded and advised that the truck had left the area.

Phillips and Luckey Funeral home requested an escort from Dime Box. Deputy York assisted the funeral procession onto FM 141.

Deputy Easley was dispatched to a disturbance call on CR 425 in Dime Box. A caller reported that he was having a verbal argument with a subject at his residence but was afraid it may turn into a physical confrontation. Officer stood by until one of the subject’s ride arrived.

Brenham Communications reported that a black and gray newer model Ford truck had been reported to be swerving all over Hwy 290 heading westbound. The vehicle was last seen in Burton. Captain Gonzales searched the highway to the Fayette County line but did not locate any vehicle matching the description given.

A caller reported that a Longhorn cow was out on FM 1624 approximately three miles out of Lexington. Deputy Lapham was able to get the animal off the roadway and temporarily fix the fence.

A motorist reported that a white truck was broken down on Hwy 290 West near the picnic area on the westbound side of the road. The driver was attempting to flag down motorists. Deputy Allen assisted and the vehicle was back on the road.

A caller reported a suspicious vehicle on PR 1301. Deputy Liles took a report and a close patrol of the residence will be in effect.

October 9, 2010

A caller reported to Deputy Liles that while at his friend’s house on CR 309 a male subject at the residence began choking him. He was able to get free and ran to a neighbor’s house.

Deputy Ray was dispatched to CR 309 after a caller reported a suspicious vehicle was parked at the entrance to his neighbor’s property. The vehicle was gone prior to arrival.

Deputy Carvin was dispatched to a residential alarm on CR 430. The home owners were at the scene and advised that they had accidentally set the alarm off.

A resident reported that people were riding 4-wheelers up and down CR 117 and FM 141. Deputy Carvin located them and they put the 4-wheelers up.

October 10, 2010

A motorist called and reported that she had pulled over on Hwy 77 South near CR 220 because she had a flat tire. She was having problems getting the lug nuts loosened and requested help. Deputy York changed her tire for her.

Deputy Lapham spoke to a complainant regarding a survey company trespassing on his property on CR 316. The subjects had left prior to his arrival but the complainant advised that they were supposed to return the following day.

A caller reported approximately 4 cows and 2 calves out on CR 333 near CR 331. Deputy Carvin was able to run them off into a pasture and off the roadway.

JAIL REPORT Jail Count: 10/10/2010 — 40 Males: 39 Females: 1

Lee County Sheriffs Office worked its first Murder of the year this past week. The last murder the Sheriffs Office worked was in August 2006.



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