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2011-04-28 / Police

Sheriff’s Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

April 18, 2011

Deputy York was dispatched to FM 141 @ the Middle Yegua in Dime Box to put up several cows that were out on the road.

A complainant on CR F called and reported that someone had their music playing extremely loud and it was keeping him awake. Chief Deputy Lapham checked it out.

A motorist reported a two vehicle accident at the intersection of FM 696 and CR 303. Deputy Liles assisted Trooper Weiser at the scene with traffic control.

Deputy Crockett and Deputy Liles were dispatched to a residence on Scenic View in Lexington after a caller reported that someone was walking around on his property. No one was located on the property.

A motorist reported that a dark colored car was broken down partially in the outside eastbound lane of traffic on Hwy 21 just east of the Middle Yegua. Captain Gonzales was dispatched and located the vehicle on Hwy 21 between FM 3403 and CR 402. The vehicle was off the roadway and they had help on the way.

April 19, 2011

A complainant reported that someone had dumped a load of building material on CR 451. Deputy Liles took a report and notified the Commissioner.

Deputy Allen and Deputy Kahn responded to the City Golf Course after employees called and reported goats were out on the property.

A complainant called and requested a civil stand by on PR 4631 in Dime Box. He advised that he wanted to get his stuff and leave but his wife was causing problems and would not allow him to get his belongings. Deputy York was on his way when the complainant called back and advised to disregard the deputy because his wife had left the scene.

A caller reported that a group of people were riding 4-wheelers on his property on CR 426. Captain Gonzales and Deputy Liles responded and spoke to the complainant and searched the property.

Deputy Liles was dispatched out to CR 114 after a caller reported hearing lots of gun fire in the area and requested it be checked out.

April 20, 2011

Union Pacific called and reported that cows were out on the railroad right of way on CR 424 in Dime Box. Deputy Carvin checked the area and advised that there were no cows out.

City employees reported that the goats were out again at the golf course. Deputy Carvin was dispatched and located the owner.

The Sheriff’s Office received a call from a resident on CR 118 advising that someone was knocking on her door telling her he needed help. Chief Deputy Lapham and Deputy Ray were dispatched and located the subject walking down the road. The subject was involved in an altercation and was struck with a bat. A report was taken and investigation continues at this time.

Deputy Ray was dispatched to Westwood Villa Apartments after a caller reported that she was having problems with the apartment manager. Deputy Ray advised that the situation was civil.

Deputy Carvin responded to a burglary on CR 125 in Ledbetter after a complainant reported that someone had stolen some items from his property.

A complainant reported that someone had dumped some roofing shingles, boards and building material on PR 7714 in Lincoln. Chief Deputy Lapham and Deputy Ray responded to the call. Evidence was located and the company was tracked to Dallas. The company was notified and came to Lee County to clean up 3 different locations that they had illegally dumped material on.

The Sheriff’s Office received a 9-1-1 call advising that a man driving a tractor had been struck by a vehicle on Hwy 290 East. Chief Deputy Lapham and Deputy Ray responded to the scene and assisted Trooper Thorp.

A caller reported approx 20 head of cattle out on his property on FM 141 in Dime Box and they were eating his hay and oats plants. Deputy Durrenberger spoke with the complainant and attempted to contact the possible owner.

A complainant reported that her friend was having a nervous breakdown and she could not get her to calm down. Subject is an MHMR client. Deputy Durrenberger contacted MHMR and they met with the client at the Sheriff’s Office for an interview. Subject was transported to A.S.H. by Captain Gonzales.

Giddings Police Dept requested assistance at a disturbance on Polk St. A large group of subjects were having an argument. Captain Gonzales and Deputy Durrenberger assisted.

April 21, 2011

A concerned citizen reported that she saw a tan small 4 door car parked along a fence line on CR 114. The back door and trunk were open. As she drove by she noticed a white male run off into the wooded area. Chief Deputy Lapham and Deputy Ray were dispatched to the scene. Two subjects were located and brought to the Sheriff ’s Office for questioning. Statements were taken from reporting person and the land owner. A report was taken for theft and charges are pending at this time.

A motorist reported that a wooden table must have fallen off a vehicle and was broken all over the roadway on FM 696 East and was a road hazard. Deputy Rudolph was dispatched to the scene.

Deputy Rudolph attempted to locate a white Ford truck that was reported to be driving at a high rate of speed and swerving into oncoming traffic. The truck was located on Hwy 290 West. The driver advised he was tired and would pull over and rest for a while.

April 22, 2011

Deputy Durrenberger and Deputy Rudolph responded to a possible break in on Cherry Drive in Lexington. A caller reported that she went to her daughter’s house and found two open doors. The house and property were checked and everything was found secure.

A motorist reported that a white female was walking down the middle of the road on FM 448. She had blonde hair and appeared to be in her late 40’s. Deputy Rudolph located the subject and gave her a courtesy ride to town.

The Sheriff’s Office received a 9-1-1 call from a female at Shady Oaks advising that she had cuts all over her body and was bleeding because she had gotten into a fight with her husband. Deputy Durrenberger and Deputy Rudolph responded to the call and advised that the husband had left the scene prior to their arrival. B&M was called to the scene to check the female out. Giddings Officers located the husband. Deputy Rudolph transported the subject to Lee County Jail.

A caller reported that a male subject was sitting up against a fence line on CR 425 approx ¼ of a mile off FM 141. Deputy Carvin and Deputy Ray responded and located the subject. His brother was contacted to pick him up.

Deputy Ray was dispatched to a residence on CR 142 in Ledbetter after a caller reported that someone had broken into his grandmother’s house.

Deputy Rudolph assisted with a welfare check on CR 118 after a caller advised that her granddaughter left Dallas for Giddings and was having vehicle problems and had not heard back from her. The granddaughter was located and advised everything was okay.

A caller reported that a truck had rolled over in the field just east of FM 1624 on Hwy 21. The driver was not injured. Deputy Durrenberger and Deputy Rudolph responded to the accident and assisted DPS.

April 23, 2011

Deputy Rudolph assisted the Giddings Police Dept in attempting to locate gun fire that was heard near S. Grimes Street.

A caller reported that someone was knocking on the outside walls of his house on Williamson Street. Deputy Durrenberger checked the residence and patrolled the area and was unable to locate anyone suspicious.

A subject called and reported that an elderly man was sitting in his vehicle at the car wash in Lexington for approx one hour and was concerned that he may be ill. Deputy Ray responded along with a Lexington First Responder and advised the man was okay.

A complainant reported that a tenant at the Colbywood Apartments in Lexington was being very loud and disturbing others. Deputy Carvin and Deputy Kahn responded to the call.

A motorist reported that a yellow Chevrolet Camaro was traveling at a high rate of speed and drifting in an out of the traffic lanes on Hwy 290 West heading east. Deputy Durrenberger and Deputy Rudolph searched for the vehicle and located it on Hwy 290 @ Hwy 77. The driver checked out okay.

April 24, 2011

The Sheriff’s Office received a call from Shady Oaks advising that his 60 year old brother has epilepsy and had walked away from the residence. Subject was last seen at 2am. Captain Gonzales, Deputy Rudolph and Deputy Durrenberger searched the area. DPS was called for air assistance to attempt to locate the subject. Subject was located at 4:48am and was okay.

A caller reported that a white female walked up to his residence and asked to use the phone. The female then left on foot walking towards Dime Box. Caller reported that she seemed confused. Deputy Ray was dispatched and searched the area but was unable to locate the subject.

Jail Count:

04/24/2011: 41 Male: 37 Female: 4

This coming weekend, Lexington will be celebrating their Annual Lexington Homecoming. May everyone have a safe and enjoyable time visiting with old friends.

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