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2010-11-25 / Police

Sheriff’s Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

November 15, 2010

A caller reported that someone had broken out her bedroom window. Deputy Ray assisted Lexington Police Department and a report was taken.

Deputy Crockett spoke to a complainant who reported that she was being harassed by telephone. No report at this time.

A motorist reported cows out on FM 180. Deputy Crockett responded and ran the animals off the road.

November 16, 2010

Deputy Ray and Deputy Allen were dispatched to a residence in Lexington after a caller reported suspicious activity. The house was found secure and locked. No one was near or around the residence.

A resident reported that a vehicle had been left unattended on CR 117 near CR 143. Deputy York checked on the vehicle and advised to send next rotation wrecker because the vehicle was parked partially on the roadway making it a danger for other motorists.

Captain Gonzales, Deputy Durrenberger and Deputy Allen were dispatched to a dispute in Lexington. Deputies spoke to the complainant and the owner of the residence she was renting and there will be no report at this time.

A motorist reported a man walking on FM 2440 pushing a shopping cart. Captain Gonzales located the subject. He was identified and released. He was on a skateboard and did not having a shopping cart as reported.

November 17, 2010

The Sheriff’s Office received an alarm call at a local business on Hwy 290 West. Deputy Carvin responded and found the building secure. The owner was notified.

A caller reported that a horse was out on CR 113 close to Hwy 21. Deputy Carvin responded and ran the horse into a pasture.

Deputy Lapham received a call regarding another horse that was out on FM 141. The animal was located and removed from the roadway.

A resident reported that her neighbor had threatened her children telling them that they needed to quit playing outside or she would get her shotgun. Deputy Allen spoke to both parties involved and everything was okay for the time being.

Deputy Liles spoke to a complainant regarding some criminal mischief. He advised that his wife keyed his truck. The problem was a civil matter since both parties owned the truck. The subjects separated for the night.

November 18, 2010

The Sheriff’s Office received an alarm call for a business on Hwy 290 West. Deputy Liles responded and reported that the building checked out locked and secure.

A caller reported that a woman was screaming for help and a male subject was chasing her on CR 133 at a residence. Chief Deputy Kothmann and Deputy Carvin located the two subjects. Both were identified and have a history for fighting. They both stated that they had another argument but decided one of the parties would leave for the night.

A female reported that her husband was threatening suicide because she told him that she planned on leaving him. She advised Deputy Easley and Deputy Crockett that he drove away from the house in a green Oldsmobile. The subject returned to the residence and was okay. A report was taken.

A subject requested that a deputy check on her father who lives on CR 119. She is worried because she has not heard from him in over a week. Deputy Easley went to the residence but no one was home.

A resident on CR 133 called and reported that her boyfriend was going crazy and threatening to break all the windows in the house. She advised that he is stressed out because he has child support court and a felony case pending and he just wants to go to jail. Deputy Easley responded and advised the subject left with his family.

November 19, 2010

A motorist reported that there was a stalled truck and trailer on the outside westbound lane of Hwy 290 across from the fairgrounds. A man was attempting to flag people down. Deputy Carvin responded and advised that a wrecker was already on the way. TX Dot was called and they placed traffic cones near the vehicle.

Chief Deputy Kothmann spoke to a complainant regarding a possible scam. The complainant reported that he received a call from a subject in Canada claiming to be his grandson. The man told the complainant that he was in jail and needed bail money. A report was taken and the information was documented.

Deputy Easley responded to a theft call in Lincoln. A caller reported that tires had been stolen off his vehicle. A report was taken and investigation continues on this case.

Phillips & Luckey requested assistance with a funeral escort from Immanuel Lutheran Church to the city cemetery. Deputy Easley assisted.

A complainant requested a civil stand by at her ex-husband’s residence while she picks up her daughter. Deputy Ray assisted and everything was okay.

November 20, 2010

A motorist reported that a tan Chevrolet truck was broke down in the median on Hwy 290 @ FM 180 and no one is around. Deputy Ray checked on the vehicle and the owner advised he had help on the way.

The Sheriff’s Office received a call regarding an elderly man in a white Cadillac that was broken down on FM 141. He had a flat tire and his jack is broken. Deputy Lapham and Deputy Ray assisted.

A man was trying to wave down traffic on Hwy 21 East approx 3 miles east of Hwy 77. Deputy Lapham responded and advised the subject had a flat and there was debris in the roadway.

November 21, 2010

A motorist reported that a subject wearing all dark clothing was walking down Hwy 21 West in Lincoln. Deputy Ray was dispatched and located the individual. He was checked out and was cleared. Subject given a courtesy ride to the county line.

Deputy Carvin assisted with a civil standby at a residence on PR 3023. The subject was recently divorced and had court papers to get his belongings.

A resident called and reported that two people, a male and a female, were inside his house naked in his master bedroom. Deputy Easley responded and two subjects were identified and left the residence. The subjects were both known to the complainant.

A motorist reported that a semi truck was broken down on Hwy 77 South just before the water tower. Deputy Durrenberger was dispatched and advised that the truck had already left the area.

Deputy Ray assisted Trooper Manner at a minor accident on Hwy 21 @ FM 2440. A gray 4 door Audi struck a deer. No injuries.

Jail Count:

11/21/2010 — 39

Males: 34 Females: 5

The Giddings Police Department and Lee County Sheriff ’s Office have started taking names for Blue Santa. The Sheriff’s Office employees wish everyone a safe and Happy Thanksgiving. Good luck Friday night to the Lexington Eagles.

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