2011-01-13 / Police

Sheriff’s Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

January 3, 2011

Deputy York responded to a call on Hwy West in Hills after a motorist reported that she struck a large box that was on the road.

A caller reported that a horse was out on Hwy 290 near the bowling alley. Deputy York removed the horse from the road and notified the owner.

Deputy York spoke to a complainant regarding his trailer. The subject had an argument with the driver last night and this morning the trailer is gone.

A complainant reported that her juvenile daughter was slapped by an adult at a residence. Deputy York spoke to all parties involved and determined that two juveniles were physically fighting and the adult attempted to separate the two. No report was taken.

Deputy York spoke to a complainant in Lexington regarding his trailer. A theft report was taken and investigation continues on this case.

A caller reported that a vehicle hit a deer on Hwy 21 approx 2 miles west of Old Dime Box and the deer was in the roadway. Deputy Ray searched the area but was unable to locate a deer in the road.

Deputy Allen was dispatched to FM 696 after a complainant reported several items missing from his property. A theft report was taken.

The Sheriff’s Office received a call regarding a suspicious person at a business on FM 141. The subject was making threats. Deputy Ray and Deputy Crockett checked on the subject but reported that he had left prior to their arrival.

January 4, 2011

Deputy York assisted with traffic control on Hwy 290 West while DPS Troopers reconstructed a fatality accident scene.

A motorist reported approx 10 head of cattle out on Hwy 290 East. Captain Gonzales and Deputy Durrenberger responded and were able to pen the cows up. The property owner was notified and advised that the cows did not belong to him but would allow them to stay on the property until the owner’s could be notified.

A complainant reported that a male subject threatened her with a weapon and told her to leave the property. He then began to beat on her vehicle. The complainant left and drove to her aunt’s house to call the Sheriff’s Office for help. Captain Gonzales, Deputy Crockett and Deputy Durrenberger responded. A report was taken and charges are pending at this time.

January 5, 2011

A caller reported that a man was walking down Hwy 77 North in Lincoln. Deputy Crockett was dispatched but the subject was no longer walking down the highway.

Deputy Crockett was dispatched to a residence on CR 118 after a complainant advised that she was having problems with her adult son.

A caller reported that she had a lot of smoke in her house but she could not tell where it was coming from. Deputy Liles and Deputy Durrenberger were dispatched to the scene.

January 6, 2011

The Sheriff’s Office received a call from a man advising that he located a subject on CR F that had apparently committed suicide. Sheriff Meyer and Deputy Lapham responded to the scene. Judge Hester was also notified along with Phillips and Luckey Funeral home.

A complainant reported that a herd of goats are running loose on his property on CR 302 in Lexington. They belong to the neighbor’s but they are not home.

Deputy Crockett took a report from a subject who advised that he was threatened by an irate employee.

A caller reported that a gold Ford F150 was parked in his driveway

on CR 133. Deputy Crockett located the vehicle and spoke to the driver. She advised she works at Bucees and was parked there on her break. She was advised not to park there.

Deputy Crockett was dispatched to a 9-1-1 hang up call on CR 208. The resident advised that she was trying to call her friend and did not have her glasses on. Everything was okay.

A complainant on PR 2332 complained that the neighbor’s had their music so loud that it was rattling his windows. Deputy Liles located the music and it was turned down.

January 7, 2011

Deputy Crockett and Deputy Liles responded to a call on CR 326 after a caller reported that his cousin had just told him that he took approx 50 pills. Subject was air lifted to a hospital.

Sheriff Meyer, Deputy Lapham and Deputy Carvin stood by at the courthouse to make sure everything was ok. They had received a call that someone might be causing some problems. There were no problems.

Chief Deputy Kothmann and Deputy Liles were dispatched to the Dime Box School. Staff members reported that they have been having problems with a parent and they want her removed to the property and requested a criminal trespass warning be issued.

A caller reported that a male subject was stranded on the side of the road in front of her property. Deputy Lapham responded and advised the male ran out of gas. He gave him a courtesy ride to Hwy 21 so his mother could pick him up.

Deputy Ray responded to an accident on Hwy 21 east of CR 440 in Dime Box. A vehicle had struck an animal that was in the roadway and damaged a cattle guard.

A resident at Westwood Villa apartments reported that the people in apartment C3 were fighting. Deputy Ray and Deputy Allen responded and one subject was arrested for assault.

January 8, 2011

A motorist reported that it looked like a vehicle hit a mailbox on CR 208. The vehicle was still on scene but no one was around. Deputy Liles located the vehicle and reported that it did not hit a mailbox but had two flat tires. It was completely off the roadway and secure.

Tanglewood Fire Dept. reported that someone had siphoned all the gas out of one of the fire trucks. Deputy Lapham took a theft report. The area will be on close patrol.

Fayette County reported that they had received several calls regarding a white male going to different businesses asking people for money because his wife was in the hospital. Captain Gonzales got the information and it will be passed on to the deputies to stop and identify.

January 9, 2011

Deputy Lapham responded to alarm call on CR 226. The residence was checked and the gate was locked and the premises appeared secure.

A subject entered the Sheriff’s Office lobby and reported that smoke was coming from the roof at 3D Transportation on FM 448. Deputy Carvin responded and advised to disregard the fire department. It was a wood burning stove and the wood was wet.

Jail Count:

01/09/2011 COUNT: 53 Males: 46 Females: 7 In the month of December the Lee County Sheriff ’s Office investigated 2 Assaults, 6 Burglaries and 1 Theft. The Commissioners voted to lift the burn ban, please use extreme caution when burning.

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