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2010-12-16 / Police

Sheriff’s Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

December 6, 2010

A motorist reported cows out on FM 180 near CR 131. Deputy Durrenberger was dispatched and ran the cows off the road into a pasture.

Deputy Crockett responded to a call on CR 226. A resident reported a vehicle parked in front of his gate. The license plate was obtained and everything was okay.

The manager of the Westwood Villa Apartments called and requested assistance because one of her tenants had damaged some property. Deputy Crockett and Deputy Durrenberger responded to the scene. The subject left and would return later to retrieve his personal property.

The Sheriff’s Office received a call that someone was burning a brush pile on Jon Olsen Road. Deputy Lapham advised the people of the burn ban and the fire was extinguished.

A caller reported that a vehicle has been parked on the side of the road on CR 104 and has been there for a while. Deputy Ray located the vehicle and spoke to the driver who advised he pulled over to rest.

A motorist reported that a vehicle had been parked on the side of FM 141 with its flashers on. Deputy Allen checked with the driver who stated that he was with the gas company and was attempting to locate a reported gas leak.

December 7, 2010

The Sheriff’s Office received a call from a subject reporting that a vehicle had run through his fence on CR 121 approx 1 mile off FM 141. He advised that there were no injuries but a wrecker would be needed. Deputy Lapham and Deputy Ray did a crash report.

Deputy Crockett spoke to a complainant regarding possible identity theft. A report was taken and investigation continues on this case.

December 8, 2010

Deputy Ray was dispatched to a burglar alarm at a business out on Hwy 290 West. The building was checked and found to be secure. The owner was notified.

A caller reported hearing gun fire on CR 436. Deputy Durrenberger was dispatched and checked the area but was unable to hear any gun fire.

The Sheriff’s Office received a call from a subject reporting that her rent property had been burglarized. Captain Gonzales, Deputy Lapham and Deputy Durrenberger processed the scene and a report was taken. Investigation continues on this case.

The Bluebonnet Humane Society requested a deputy check on a horse on CR 308. Deputy Lapham is investigating.

Deputy Lapham and Deputy Ray were dispatched to a residence on PR 4366 after the Sheriff’s Office received a 9-1-1 hang up call. The resident advised they were just testing their phone to see if it worked.

December 9, 2010

Deputy York located a red bicycle with two flat tires that was left unattended on FM 141. The bike was brought to the Sheriff’s Office.

A caller reported a burn ban violation on Hwy 21 East near CR 454. Captain Gonzales responded and advised the fire was put out.

A subject living at Town & Country Mobile Home Park was burning a brush pile in their back yard. Captain Gonzales advised them of the burn ban and the fire was put out.

Deputy Lapham was dispatched to a 9-1-1 hang up call at a residence on Hwy 21 East. The teenager at the residence advised that he got mad at his siblings and dialed 9-1-1. Everything was okay.

A motorist reported that an 18- wheeler struck an inactive light pole on CR 129 and the light pole was lying in the roadway. Deputy Liles assisted with traffic control until PCT #1 arrived to remove the pole.

December 10, 2010

Deputy Carvin was dispatched to FM 112 @ CR 316 to put up a horse that was running loose in the roadway.

A passing motorist reported that someone was burning brush on FM 141 approx ¼ mile south of Hwy 21. Deputy Carvin warned the landowner of the burn ban violation and the fire was extinguished.

While on routine patrol Deputy Durrenberger noticed someone burning brush on PR 4487. The subject was advised of the burn ban and the fire was put out.

A complainant reported that there was a Budget Rental truck parked at a residence on Hwy 21. Deputy Carvin spoke to the subjects that were out at the residence and they advised they were moving out. Everything was okay.

Deputy Lapham assisted a motorist on Hwy 21 East near Old Dime Box. A tow company hauled the vehicle off to the owner’s residence.

A motorist reported that a truck hit the Allen Creek Bridge. It was unknown if there were any injuries. Deputy Lapham and Deputy Liles assisted until a Fayette County Trooper arrived on scene.

December 11, 2010

A caller reported that a vehicle has a flat and the owner is having problems changing it. The vehicle is on the side of the roadway on Hwy 21. Deputy Liles advised they already had help on the way but he would stand by with his overheads to slow down traffic.

The Sheriff’s Office received a call from a female advising that the field behind her house was on fire and spreading quickly. Giddings Fire Dept. responded and advised 4 acres had burned. The fire had originated from the complainant’s address. Deputy Crockett issued them a citation for violating the burn ban.

Deputy Lapham located a brown Ford truck that was reported to be driving recklessly on FM 696 West. He spoke to the driver but advised the driver checked clear and was released.

Jail Count:

12/12/2010 – 39

Males: 33 Females: 6

Gift wrapping Blue Santa gifts will be this coming Saturday December 18th starting at 8:00 A.M. until finished at 698 W Hempstead. Volunteers are welcomed. Gifts may be picked up on December 19th from 2 P.M. to 5 P.M. and December 20th from 4 P.M. to 7 P.M.

Good luck to the

Lexington Eagles

as they play for the

State Championship.

CRIME STOPPERS PAYS CASH REWARDS FOR INFORMATION ON CRIMES IN LEE COUNTY.

1-866-930-TIPS (8477)

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