2011-04-07 / Police

Sheriff’s Report

MARCH 27, 2011

A complainant reported that he had two saddles stolen from his property. Deputy Durrenberger and Deputy Rudolph responded and took a theft report.

A caller reported that a vehicle passed her house at a high rate of speed and then ran through a fence. Deputy Durrenberger responded with B&M ambulance. The driver was transported to the hospital.

The Sheriff’s Office received a burglar alarm at a business on Hwy 290. Chief Deputy Lapham responded. The building was checked and found secure.

A caller reported that her aunt threw a lawn chair at her boyfriend and hit him in his neck. Deputy Carvin responded to the disturbance on CR 114. Everything was okay and no charges were filed.

A resident on CR 411 reported that some kids were breaking bottles on the road and then hiding in the ditch when cars pass by. Deputy Carvin located the juveniles and their parents were notified.

The Austin airport notified the Sheriff’s Office that they had an airplane that is calling for assistance. They were having engine problems and were approx 5 miles away from the Giddings airport. Deputy Carvin responded and reported to dispatch that the airplane landed safely and everything was fine.

A caller reported that someone had two large piles of brush on fire on Post Oak Dr. Deputy Durrenberger and Deputy Rudolph responded along with the Lexington Fire Dept. The subjects were advised of the burn ban and given a warning.

A motorist reported that she had a flat tire and was stranded on Hwy 77 North in Lexington. Her husband had already called a wrecker but she was afraid to be out by herself. Deputy Durrenberger and Deputy Rudolph stayed with her until they had to go on a call.

MARCH 28, 2011

Chief Deputy Lapham responded to a suspicious vehicle call out at the Golf Course. A city employee reported a white Ford truck and a light brown Chevrolet were driving back and forth in front of the golf course.

A motorist reported that someone had a large brush pile burning on FM 2239 near the Serbin baseball field. Chief Deputy Lapham located the fire and advised the people to put it out and warned them that they were violating the Lee County burn ban.

A complainant reported that he wanted to file charges on a subject that had been arrested and was currently in jail because he had taken his vehicle without his permission. Chief Deputy Lapham took the report.

Sheriff Meyer responded to a call on FM 2440 approx 2 miles out. A motorist reported cows out on the road. The owner was notified.

A complainant reported that some children were left alone at a trailer in Shady Oaks. Captain Gonzales responded and advised that an adult was there with the kids. Everything was okay.

A resident on CR 119 reported that a man came to her door trying to sell her something. She advised he was driving a gray GMC truck. Captain Gonzales and Deputy Liles located the subject and checked him out. He is selling insurance.

MARCH 29, 2011

Chief Deputy Lapham and Deputy Kahn responded to a call on CR 227. The complainant reported that she is a house parent at a group home and she was having problems with one of the clients.

A caller reported that someone in one of the apartments at Westwood Villa was fighting and it sounded like someone was being thrown against a wall. Chief Deputy Lapham and Deputy Kahn responded to the scene. One female subject was arrested for assault.

Deputy Kahn assisted the city of Giddings with traffic control on Hwy 77. A city crew removed the lid and ring from an abandoned man-hole between the City Meat Market and Insurance Network of Texas.

Southern Pacific Railroad reported cows on the railroad tracks on FM 448 @ CR 215. Deputy York searched but did not locate any cows out. They possibly hopped the tracks looking for greener grass.

A concerned citizen reported two male subjects walking along Hwy 21. They had stopped and were hanging around the Old Dime Box Fire Dept. Deputy Liles responded to the call and located the two individuals. Both subjects were identified and given a courtesy ride. They were trying to get to San Antonio.

Deputy Liles assisted a citizen on CR 401 in Dime Box with a civil standby while she collected her belongings from a residence.

MARCH 30, 2011

The Sheriff’s Office received a 9-1-1 call regarding a vehicle vs. pedestrian accident on Hwy 290 East @ CR 226. Deputy Liles assisted Trooper Weiser who was first on the scene. Dispatch attempted to air transport but AIRVAC and PHI declined due to the weather.

A motorist reported that a car had left the roadway and went into a field on Hwy 21 @ CR 113. The driver was out of the vehicle and appeared to be intoxicated. Deputy Liles assisted Trooper Weiser at the scene. The driver was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated.

Deputy Crockett was dispatched to Hwy 77 South to put up several cows that were out on the road.

The Sheriff’s Office received a call that a resident on CR 450 in Dime Box was hearing strange noises outside his house. Deputy Crockett searched the property and was unable to locate anything unusual.

A complainant reported that there were horses on CR 123 that were not being cared for. The caller reported that one horse was deceased. Deputy Ray checked out the situation and advised the horses had plenty of food and water.

Chief Deputy Lapham and Deputy Ray responded to a 9-1-1 call from a woman screaming that she had been chased from Burton to a residence in Giddings near the bowling alley. All parties involved were identified. Burton Police assisted the complainant to get the vehicle back and the female chasing her just wanted to get her belongings out of the vehicle. No charges were filed.

Captain Gonzales responded to a disturbance on Hwy 77 North. A caller reported that he and his wife had been arguing and she left the residence. She had sent some people to collect some things from the house and he asked them to leave but they refused. The subjects had already left prior to arrival.

A complainant reported that two juveniles were riding their motorcycles on private property. The caller advised that no one should be on the property. Deputy Durrenberger and Deputy Rudolph responded and spoke to the complainant. The juveniles’ information was given to the deputies.

Deputy Rudolph and Deputy Durrenberger assisted at an accident scene on Hale St. in Lexington. A caller reported that her son had wiped out on his bike and was vomiting and complaining of severe abdominal pain. Dispatch notified Starflight and the subject was airlifted.

A caller reported that her neighbor’s dogs were on her property and were attacking her dogs. The complainant stated that it has been an on-going problem and requested someone talk to the neighbor. Deputy Durrenberger responded and a report was taken.

Deputy Durrenberger and Deputy Rudolph responded to a theft on PR 3431 in Lexington. A caller reported several items missing from his residence.

MARCH 31, 2011

Deputy Durrenberger and Deputy Rudolph were dispatched to Ave A in Lexington regarding a juvenile runaway. A report was taken and the juvenile was entered into the DPS computer as a runaway.

A motorist reported cows out on FM 1624 @ the Yegua Bridge just outside of Lexington. Deputy Ray responded and ran the cow into a pasture.

The Sheriff’s Office received a call from 3D Transport reporting a disturbance. The caller advised two subjects were at the business causing problems and were refusing to leave. Deputy Ray spoke to the complainant and the subjects had left the scene prior to his arrival.

A motorist called and reported she had given an elderly man a ride to Dime Box and dropped him off at a store. She advised that he seemed a little confused and would like someone to check on him. The elderly man was staying with his brother in Giddings. His brother was notified and went to Dime Box and picked him up.

Captain Gonzales was dispatched to CR 133 @ CR 116 after a motorist reported approx 50 head of cattle out on the roadway.

A complainant reported that someone at Grandpa’s Trailer Park was playing their music too loud and it was keeping them from sleeping. Deputy Durrenberger responded and searched the area but was unable to hear anyone playing loud music.

Deputy Durrenberger responded to an accident on Hwy 77 North approx 2 miles north of Hwy 21. The occupants left the scene prior to arrival. A Trooper from La Grange took the report and the vehicle was towed. Lincoln Fire Dept assisted with traffic control.

APRIL 1, 2011

Deputy Allen assisted Trooper Weiser at the scene of a two vehicle accident on Hwy 77 in Lincoln.

A caller reported that her daughter and son-in-law were fighting and that it was physical at one point. She advised her son in- law was leaving and her daughter was inside the residence threatening to harm her. Deputy York and Deputy Allen responded to the residence on 5th St. in Lexington.

Deputy York was dispatched to FM 180 just south of CR 131 in Ledbetter after a motorist reported cows out on the roadway.

A motorist reported that a vehicle was broken down on Hwy 77 just north of Brad & Sons. Caller reported that two females and a child were standing on the side of the road. Captain Gonzales located the vehicle and reported that they were out of gas. A subject was giving them a ride to get some gas.

A complainant reported that someone had stolen his CD player. Deputy Allen spoke to the caller and he reported that he recovered his property and did not want to file any charges. Deputy Crockett assisted a motorist after she called and reported that she was pregnant and had run out of gas on Hwy 21 East.

APRIL 2, 2011

Deputy Allen and Deputy Kahn checked a residence on CR 308 in Lexington after the Sheriff’s Office received a 9-1-1 hang up call. Everything was okay.

Deputy Liles assisted Trooper Weiser at the scene of a one vehicle rollover on FM 696 West @ PR 7042.

A complainant reported to Deputy Crockett that her neighbor’s dog went into her yard and hurt her dog. No report at this time.

A motorist reported that a vehicle hit a cow on Hwy 290 West across from the rodeo arena. Deputy Crockett assisted Trooper Weiser at the scene.

A caller reported that he could hear someone walking around in his yard. Deputy Crockett checked the property but was unable to locate anything.

APRIL 3, 2011

A motorist reported that two trucks appeared to be racing on FM 2239. The vehicle descriptions were given to Deputy Crockett.

Deputy Crockett assisted at the scene of a one vehicle accident on FM 696 West just past Sherrill Lane. The vehicle ran off the road and struck a tree. No one was around and the caller reported that there was blood inside the vehicle. The information was passed on to the Fayette County Trooper on call.

Jail Count: 04/03/2011: 42 Male: 40 Female: 2 In the month of March, the Lee County Dispatchers received 340 calls for service, 59 of these calls were for officers chasing cattle off the road ways; the Lee County Jail had 1319 inmate jail days in population and 69 inmate jail days in holding.

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