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2011-01-06 / Police

Sheriff’s Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

December 27, 2010

The Sheriff’s Office received a call from a complainant requesting that a deputy check on her brother because she has not heard from him for the past 10 days. Deputy Durrenberger and Deputy Carvin went to the address given and were able to establish that he was fine. He was given a message to call his sister.

Deputy Lapham was dispatched to CR 207 after a motorist reported a calf out on the roadway. The roadway was clear.

December 28, 2010

A caller reported that some subjects at the end of CR 411 had a bon fire going. Deputy Carvin located the site and spoke to the people there. They were made aware of the burn ban in effect for Lee County and advised to extinguish the fire.

A complainant wanted to file charges on his brother for being verbally abusive towards him. Deputy Lapham spoke to both parties involved and advised the problem was resolved and one of the adult sons was sent to his room by his mother.

Captain Gonzales, Deputy Lapham and Deputy Ray responded to a suspicious vehicle on CR 309. The caller reported seeing a truck pull into private property and park behind a barn. Deputies located the vehicle and reported that it belonged to the home owner and everything was fine.

A caller reported that she was unable to get in contact with a subject that lives on CR 213. Deputy Liles was able to make contact with the subject by phone and he is fine. The complainant was advised he was okay.

December 29, 2010

While on routine patrol, Deputy York noticed that someone was burning on Hwy 77 north of Lexington. He stopped and advised them of the burn ban and had them put out the fire.

A caller reported hearing some kind of alarm sounding from her neighbor’s house on FM 696. Deputy Carvin checked out the situation and advised it was not a burglar alarm but a septic alarm sounding.

Deputy York spoke to a complainant who reported that someone had damaged their vehicle on Willow Road. A report was taken and investigation continues on this case.

A complainant called and requested a deputy check on his uncle on PR 5000 because he called crying, stating that 4 people were in his house jumping him. Captain Gonzales, Deputy Ray and Deputy Allen responded to the call. Deputies advised there were no signs of a struggle and everyone at the scene advised there was no problem.

Deputy Ray and Deputy Allen took a report from a complainant stating that an unknown person was calling her and threatening to burn her house down. A report was taken and investigation continues on this case.

A caller reported that her neighbors called her and told her that a vehicle had pulled into her driveway. Deputy Liles was dispatched and reported that there were no vehicles in the area and the gate is locked and secure.

December 30, 2010

A complainant came into the Sheriff’s Office to file a report. Deputy Liles spoke to the complainant and referred her to the police department since the offense occurred inside the city limits.

A caller advised that someone had run through his fence and that there were vehicle parts all over. Deputy York responded but was unable to locate any vehicle information.

Received reports that some ATV’s were being ridden up and down CR 414 and that they were causing problems, Deputy Carvin took a statement and issued a close patrol for the area.

December 31, 2010

Deputy Ray and Deputy Liles meet with a complainant to take a report for a stolen vehicle on CR 139.

Deputy Carvin checked out an abandoned vehicle on CR 226, the owner was found and will send somebody to pick it up.

Dispatch received a 911 hang up from Private Road 3202; Deputy York responded to the call. Everything was ok.

Captain Gonzales put up five to six cows that were on the roadway on FM 141.

Received a call that a red Jeep was driving through the parking lot of the Globe Hill Church. Deputy Ray, Deputy Allen, and Captain Gonzales were unable to locate the vehicle. A close patrol was issued.

Deputy Allen, Deputy Ray, and Captain Gonzales were unable to locate a suspicious vehicle on CR 133.

Deputy Ray checked on a suspicious vehicle at Brad and Sons; all was ok. They were employees.

Received multiple reports that somebody was setting off fireworks on FM 141 Deputy Liles was unable to locate the fireworks.

January 1, 2011

A complainant called and advised that a black male and a Hispanic female ran out into the middle of the road and tried to flag him down. Deputy Allen went to the area but was unable to locate the subjects.

Deputy Ray, Deputy Liles, and Deputy Allen responded to a fight on Kay St. Nobody wanted to press charges and all people left the area.

Deputy Durrenberger and Deputy York ran some cattle of the road way on FM 141 near Yegua Creek.

Deputy Durrenberger along with the Giddings Volunteer Fire Department responded to a grass fire on CR 107; a ticket was given for a burn ban violation.

January 2, 2011

Deputy Ray assisted a Burleson County Trooper in stopping a vehicle running over the speed limit out of Burleson County. Subject was arrested and placed into the Lee County Jail.

Deputy Allen interviewed a victim that had been receiving harassing text messages.

Jail Count:

01/02/2011–45 Males: 41 Females: 4

In the month of December the Lee County Dispatchers received 333 calls for service; the Lee County Jail had 1130 inmate jail days in population and 60 inmate jail days in holding. No report of major incidents took place over the Holiday weekend.

The burn ban is still in effect for Lee County.

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