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2011-03-03 / Police

Sheriff’s Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

February 21, 2011

A motorist reported that she was on CR 200 just off Hwy 290 and had a flat tire on her van and was having trouble changing it. Deputy Ray located the caller and changed her tire.

Deputy Ray was dispatched to Globe Hill Church on CR 133 after a caller reported that two vehicles were parked at the church with their lights off. The area was searched but the vehicles had left the area.

Deputy Durrenberger and Deputy Rudolph spoke to a complainant on PR 3061 regarding problems he was having with his neighbor’s dog.

A caller reported that he had approx 9 head of cattle on his property that did not belong to him. Deputy Durrenberger spoke to the complainant on PR 7707.

A complainant reported that a male subject was riding his motorcycle at a high rate of speed on CR 430 West in Dime Box. Deputy Durrenberger searched the area but did not locate anyone on a motorcycle.

February 22, 2011

Deputy Liles responded to the Ramada Inn after a Giddings officer requested assistance. A subject was resisting arrest.

The Sheriff’s Office received a residential burglar alarm on CR 226. Deputy Carvin responded and found the residence to be secure. The owner was notified.

February 23, 2011

A motorist called in and reported that a motor home had run through a fence on Hwy 77 South. Deputy Lapham and Deputy Rudolph located the vehicle but advised it was not an accident. The driver had pulled over.

Several motorists reported that a large black bull was out on Hwy 77 North approx 2 miles north of town. Deputy Lapham and Deputy Rudolph located the bull and ran it off the roadway.

The Sheriff’s Office received a 9-1-1 call from a subject stating that her husband had just slapped her. She advised he was standing on the porch and would not let her into the residence. Deputy Durrenberger was dispatched. The complainant and her husband had left the residence and were walking down the road holding hands.

February 24, 2011

Deputy York was dispatched to Knobbs Road in Lexington after a caller reported that several cows were out on the road.

A caller reported that he was assaulted by someone at the bowling alley. Deputy Durrenberger responded and advised that the subject causing the problem had already left the scene. A report was taken and charges are pending at this time.

February 25, 2011

Deputy Carvin spoke to a complainant on CR 306 after they called and reported that he was having problems with his roommate and wanted him out.

Brenham Communications requested assistance in locating a vehicle that was reported stolen early in the morning. The tracking system showed the stolen vehicle to be traveling westbound on Hwy 290 passing through Carmine at the time of the call. Deputy York, Deputy Lapham and Deputy Rudolph assisted in locating the vehicle.

A motorist reported that an elderly woman was pulled over on Hwy 290 West near the Firemen’s Park. She was attempting to change her flat tire but may need assistance. Deputy York responded and changed the tire for the driver.

A caller reported a reckless driver on Hwy 77 North @ the Milam/Lee County line heading southbound. The vehicle was described as a white single cab Chevrolet truck. Deputy Ray and Deputy Durrenberger searched for the vehicle and located it on Hwy 21. The driver had taken some medication and agreed to call his girlfriend to pick him up.

February 26, 2011

A subject reported that he found what appeared to be the body of a newborn at the Jones Colony Cemetery in Ledbetter. Sheriff Meyer, Deputy York and Deputy Rudolph responded to the scene. It was a hairless body of a deceased dog.

Deputy Allen responded to a grass fire in Lexington near the Austin skydive center. The subject was burning trash and violating the Lee County burn ban.

A caller reported that a black Suburban was seen driving up and down CR 415 several times. The vehicle had reportedly stopped in front of the complainant’s residence and turned their lights off. Deputy Allen and Deputy Crockett searched for the vehicle.

February 27, 2011

Deputy Allen spoke to a complainant regarding a criminal trespass warning they had served on a subject for their property. Deputy Allen made contact with both parties involved.

A resident on CR 310 called and reported that her soon to be exhusband was on the property and was not supposed to be. Deputy Allen responded. The

complainant called back and advised he had left but requested it be document that she had called.

Jail Count:

46 on 02/27/2011 Male: 42 Female: 5

The Sheriff’s Office has had numerous calls about citizens burning; just a reminder the Burn ban is still in effect.

CRIME STOPPERS PAYS CASH REWARDS FOR INFORMATION ON CRIMES IN LEE COUNTY. For Additional information go to bluebonnet.crimestoppers on the internet.

1-866-930-TIPS (8477)

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