2011-03-24 / General Stories

Sheriff’s Report

March 14, 2011

Deputy Allen and Deputy Liles responded to a residential burglar alarm on CR 119. Deputies found the garage open and items missing. A theft report was taken and the owner was notified.

A resident reported that someone had a fire going on CR 329. Chief Deputy Lapham responded to the call and patrolled the area but was unable to locate any fire.

The Sheriff’s Office received a call advising that a house was on fire on CR 229 at the Country Club. Sheriff Meyer, Chief Deputy Lapham and Deputy Kahn responded along with the Giddings Fire Dept. Lexington Fire Dept, Ledbetter Fire Dept and South Lee County Fire Department were called out to assist.

A motorist reported cows out on CR 316 near the wooden bridge. Deputy Liles responded and ran the cattle off the roadway. The owner was notified.

March 15, 2011

A caller reported a suspicious truck on CR 208. The vehicle was described as a silver colored Dodge Ram that had been driving up and down the roadway. Deputy Durrenberger and Deputy Rudolph searched the area.

Deputy Allen met with a complainant on CR 413 in Lexington regarding a suspicious vehicle. The vehicle was last seen heading towards Rockdale. The vehicle information was obtained and deputies will be close patrolling the area.

March 16, 2011

Deputy Durrenberger and Deputy Rudolph responded to a disturbance at 3D Transportation on FM 448. Caller advised that he was called to get his vehicle off the property but when he arrived he was informed that he owed money and would not be able to get his vehicle until he paid the money owed. Deputies spoke to all parties involved and reported that it would be a civil matter.

The Sheriff’s Office received a 9-1-1 hang up call from an address on CR 208. When the number was called back it was a continued busy signal. Sheriff Meyer checked the residence and everything was okay.

A motorist reported a one vehicle accident on FM 141 approx 1 mile north of FM 1697. Sheriff Meyer and Captain Gonzales responded to the call along with Trooper Manner. B& M ambulance was dispatched to the scene. Giddings Fire Department was advised that the jaws would be needed. Justice of the Peace Smith was later called to the scene.

Deputy Allen was notified that a motorist had reported a reckless driver on Hwy 77 South heading north. The vehicle was located near the high school football stadium. The driver was checked and released.

A complainant reported to

Deputy Allen regarding missing cattle on FM 141 in Dime Box. It was determined that his cattle were being housed at the auction barn.

March 17, 2011

Deputy Carvin was dispatched to FM 1624 after two callers reported a large black bull out on the roadway.

A caller on CR 305 in Lexington called and reported that she was missing a miniature pony she had just purchased two days prior. Deputy Crockett advised that she called back and found the pony hiding under her house.

A motorist called and reported that he had a tire blow out on Hwy 21 just west of CR 103. Deputy Allen assisted.

March 18, 2011

A resident on CR 436 reported that a vehicle had passed by their residence very slowly a couple times. The vehicle was last seen heading towards CR 402. Deputy Crockett was dispatched and reported that it was a lady walking her dog and someone following her in the truck to light up the roadway.

A motorist reported that cows were out on FM 2239 at PR 6001. Deputy Carvin responded and the owners were notified.

Deputy Crockett assisted Trooper Weiser in attempting to locate a reckless 18-wheeler. The truck was on Hwy 290 West headed east. The truck was located near Bobby Lehmann trucking. The driver was checked and released.

March 19, 2011

An anonymous caller reported that someone had their music blaring on Morgan St. in Dime Box. Deputy Durrenberger and Deputy Rudolph responded to the residence and reported to dispatch that the music was turned off for the night.

Deputy Durrenberger was dispatched to FM 2239 to put up the same cows that were out the day before. The owner’s were notified.

The Sheriff’s Office received a 9-1-1 hang up call from a residence

on CR 316 in Lexington. Deputy York was dispatched to the residence. He advised there were no vehicles at the residence and no one answered the door.

Deputy York assisted with a funeral escort at St. Joseph Church to the Dime Box Cemetery.

Deputy Crockett, Deputy Ray and Deputy Rudolph responded to a disturbance on PR 4511. The complainant reported that she was leaving for work and her husband shattered the windows of her vehicle. No charges were filed at this time.

A caller reported an accident in front of her residence on CR 114 near Hwy 21. Deputy Crockett responded to the scene with Trooper Weiser.

March 20, 2011

The Sheriff’s Office received a call from AJ’s on CR 118. The caller advised that he went outside and saw someone running away from the cars parked around the shop. The subject ran off heading towards town. Deputy Ray and Deputy Rudolph were dispatched and searched the area.

A complainant reported that a female went up to his house and asked to use his phone because she had run out of gas on FM 141 in Dime Box. When the female returned to the vehicle a male subject began hitting her. Deputy Ray and Deputy Rudolph spoke to both subjects in the vehicle and they both advised no assault had occurred. No visible marks on the female were found.

Deputy Ray and Deputy Rudolph responded to a disturbance at Shady Oaks. The caller reported that her father-inlaw was intoxicated and starting fights with everyone. The subject causing the problem left the house for the night.

A caller reported that the music coming from the fairgrounds was very loud and keeping them up. Deputy Rudolph and Deputy Ray had them turn the music down.

A resident on CR 450 called and reported that he heard noises around his house, like someone was tapping on his walls. Deputy Ray and Deputy Rudolph walked

around the house but did not locate anyone on the premises.

Jail Count: 03/14/2011: 45 Male: 42 Female: 3 Good luck to all the contestants at this year’s Junior Livestock Show. Help support the youth of Lee County.

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