2010-10-28 / Police

Sheriff’s Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

October 18, 2010

Deputy Durrenberger and Deputy Crockett were dispatched to CR 400 in Dime Box to assist B&M at a call where CPR was in progress so they could assist if necessary. Dime Box Fire Dept and Justice of the Peace Smith were also called to the scene.

The Sheriff’s Office received a call from the manager at Westwood Villa Apartments requesting a deputy to meet her so she could make a report. Deputy Durrenberger was dispatched.

A residence on Myrtle St. in Lexington called and reported that she had a trespasser on her property and requested a deputy. Deputy Easley was dispatched and checked the property.

October 19, 2010

A motorist reported several cows out north of the bridge on the east side of Hwy 77. Deputy Liles responded and advised dispatch that they ran under the bridge and into some brush.

While on routine patrol Deputy Carvin noticed a vehicle parked abandon on Hwy 77 near FM 3403. He called the license plate into dispatch who advised him the vehicle was listed as stolen out of Bay City. Vehicle was towed to the Lee County impound yard for processing of fingerprints.

The Sheriff’s Office received a 9-1-1 call and dispatch could only hear a man grunting and having difficulty breathing. Deputy Durrenberger was dispatched along with B&M ambulance. The deputy arrived first and advised to cancel EMS. It was an elderly male and he was okay and his son was with him.

October 20, 2010

A motorist reported cows out on Hwy 77 just south of Hwy 21. Deputy Carvin was dispatched and ran the cows off the roadway into a pasture.

Dispatch received a 9-1-1 hang up call. When the number was called back a female reported that she was trying to call 4-1-1. Deputy Allen went to the residence to make sure everything was okay.

Deputy Ray and Deputy Allen were dispatched to a disturbance on PR 3141. A caller reported that a male subject showed up and was trying to start a fight with a female. Deputy Allen made a report and charges are pending at this time.

Captain Gonzales spoke to a complainant that wanted to file charges on his girlfriend for stealing his car. Subject was told to speak to JP#2 because it would be a civil matter since he gave her permission to drive the vehicle.

Pastor Lang called and reported that his church members had noticed an older model red car hanging around the church parking lot when no one was around. The license plate number of the car was given to the Sheriff’s Office and deputies will be closely patrolling the area.

October 21, 2010

An 18-wheeler was broke down in the middle of FM 141 near CR 119. Deputy Liles was dispatched to assist with traffic control. The truck was fixed and drove away.

Deputy Carvin assisted with a funeral escort from Trinity Lutheran. DPS Trooper Weiser also assisted with traffic control.

Deputy York was dispatched out to Hwy 21 East after a caller reported a suspicious vehicle in her driveway. Before his arrival the caller reported that the vehicle had left.

A complainant reported that unknown persons were stealing hay off his property on CR 213. Deputy Carvin made a report and deputies will be patrolling the area.

The Sheriff’s Office received a call regarding a car on fire on Hwy 290 East near CR 235. Deputy Durrenberger was dispatched along with Giddings Fire Department. No one was inside the vehicle.

A motorist reported a male subject wearing dark clothing was walking down CR 118. He appeared to be limping so the motorist stopped and asked if he was okay but he would not talk to her. Deputy Ray located the subject and recognized him as a local. He was okay.

A motorist reported that an old truck was broke down on Hwy 21 @ CR 400. He saw a man and a young boy walking down the road. Deputy Allen was dispatched and advised that he located the owner and he was in the process of fixing the vehicle.

October 22, 2010

The Sheriff’s Office received a call in reference to a burglar alarm at a business on Hwy 290 East. Deputy York responded and advised the key holder was on scene.

A motorist reported that there was a large piece of metal in between the two westbound lanes of traffic on Hwy 290 East. Deputy Easley was dispatched and removed a mud flap from the roadway.

Deputy Lapham and Deputy Ray searched for a vehicle that was reported to be driving recklessly on Hwy 290 East heading westbound.

Deputy Lapham spoke to a complainant who wanted to make a report in reference to some threatening phone calls that she had received. The complainant called back and stated that her daughter had placed the calls and was just playing a prank on her.

A caller reported that she could hear her neighbors screaming at each other and requested that a deputy check on them. Deputy Lapham and Deputy Ray were dispatched and advised the altercation was verbal only. The parties involved were separated for the night.

October 23, 2010

Deputy York was dispatched to a burglary call in Lexington on CR C. A report was taken and investigation continues on this case.

An alarm company reported they were receiving an audible alarm at a residence in Lincoln. Deputy Lapham arrived on scene and advised the home owner was there and everything was okay.

Deputy Ray was dispatched to cows out on Hwy 77 North near the roadside park. The cattle ran underneath the bridge again.

A motorist reported that a white BMW had been swerving all over the roadway. The vehicle was on Hwy 290 West eastbound. Trooper Early located the vehicle and the driver was transported to Lee County Jail by Deputy Ray and arrested and booked for driving while intoxicated.

October 24, 2010

Deputy Ray removed several cows of the roadway on Hwy 77 approx 1 mile south of CR 405.

A caller reported that there is a stray donkey on her property on FM 141. Deputy York was dispatched and located the owner.

JAIL REPORT Jail Count: 10/24/2010 — 39

Males: 36 Females: 3

Let’s have a safe and Happy Halloween Saturday night, Parents should think safety first when taking their children out to trick or treat. Parents may consider adding reflective tape or striping to costumes and trick or treat bags for greater visibility.


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