2011-05-05 / Police

Sheriff’s Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

April 25, 2011

A complainant reported that her son and her nephew got into a fight. She doesn’t know where her son went and requested assistance in locating him. Deputy Durrenberger and Deputy Rudolph were dispatched to PR 5000. The subject was located and advised that his cousin tried to start a fight with him but he walked away and is okay.

Deputy Ray checked on a suspicious truck that was parked in a driveway on Hwy 290 West. The truck was broken down and completely off the roadway. He would check back in a couple hours to see if the vehicle was still disabled.

A caller reported that she just picked up her friend from the roadway. She advised that her husband had slapped her. Deputy Carvin and Deputy Kahn were dispatched. A few minutes later the complainant called back and asked for an ambulance because her friend was having chest pains.

Deputy Carvin and Deputy Kahn spoke to a complainant on Hale St. after he called and reported that a male subject was going to his house and just hanging out but he was not welcomed there anymore. Subject was issued a criminal trespass warning.

A complainant reported that a green jeep with a soft top was racing up and down Burns St. in Lexington. Deputy Carvin and Deputy Kahn were dispatched.

Deputy Rudolph responded to a theft of copper wire. Approx 1000 ft of heavy gauge was stolen from an Austin Chalk well sight. Investigation continues on this case.

The Sheriff’s Office received a call from a resident on PR 7039 and reported that someone had spray painted both of their vehicles and busted out the windows. Deputy Durrenberger, Deputy Rudolph and Deputy Kahn responded. A report was taken.

April 26, 2011

A motorist called and reported that there was a large dead hog in the middle of the road on FM 696 West in Lexington. Deputy Ray was dispatched and removed the animal from the road.

An Officer from Pflugerville called and advised that a friend had a flat tire and was disabled on Hwy 21. Caller requested a welfare check. Deputy Ray was dispatched and located the motorist. She was fine and a wrecker was on the way.

A caller reported that a white Dodge truck was stopping at houses off Harry Lane in Lexington. The license plate was given to Deputy Carvin. The vehicle was located at Peterson’s. The driver and occupant were identified and released.

The Sheriff’s Office received a call from a female advising that her ex-boyfriend walked into her apartment and was banging on her bedroom door. Caller stated that she had an active protective order against the subject. While on the phone with the caller, she advised he left with a subject named Corey in a black Suburban possibly heading to Shade Tree Apartments. The subject was located and taken into custody and transported to the Lee County Jail for Violation of Protective Order.

Deputy Rudolph took a theft report from a subject on Simpson St. in Lexington after he called and reported that his “so called” friend stole a bunch of tools from him.

April 27, 2011

A driver for Advanced Hydrocarbon reported that a semitruck hit a horse that was on the road on FM 141 just outside of Dime Box. Chief Deputy Lapham and Deputy Rudolph responded to the call and assisted with traffic control until a Fayette County Trooper responded. The horse owners were notified.

A motorist reported that several cows were out on CR 133 approx ½ mile off Hwy 290. Deputy Allen ran the cows off the road and into a well site until the owners could be located.

Several callers reported that a deer had been struck and was severely injured and needed to be put down. The deer was across the road from 2688 W. Hwy 21. Deputy Allen was dispatched and located the deer and put it down.

Captain Gonzales and Deputy Liles assisted with a civil standby at a residence on Hwy 290 West. A complainant requested assistance while she gathered her belongings.

April 28, 2011

Chief Deputy Lapham assisted Burleson County in attempting to locate a vehicle that was involved in a burglary. The vehicle was not located in Lee County.

A caller reported that someone threw a rock at her house door. Subject advised Chief Deputy Lapham that she thinks it might be school kids. A close patrol was put on the house and will be checked on all shifts.

April 29, 2011

A motorist reported a large piece of sheet metal in the eastbound lane of Hwy 290 West approx 4 miles out. Deputy Allen was dispatched but advised a passing motorist stopped and removed it. The roadway was clear.

Dispatch received a call from a female advising to send deputies to her residence on FM 180 and then hung up the phone. Chief Deputy Lapham and Captain Gonzales responded to the scene. They reported that the brother that was causing all the problems had already left the scene.

A resident on CR 316 called and reported that a man driving a truck just drove into her house. No one was injured but he appeared very intoxicated and was trying to leave the area. Captain Gonzales and Deputy Rudolph responded to the scene. Subject was transported to the Sheriff’s Office and booked into jail.

Deputy Crockett responded to a disturbance call on CR 118. Caller reported that he threatened to kill her. Both parties were separated for the night.

Captain Gonzales and Deputy Lee responded to a disturbance at 2nd @ Hale St. in Lexington. The fight was a verbal confrontation only.

A complainant reported that the people at the corner of North St. and Terrace in Lexington were playing their music too loud. Captain Gonzales responded and the people agreed to turn it down.

April 30, 2011

Deputy Crockett and Deputy Rudolph responded to an 18- wheeler on fire on Hwy 21 just east of Hwy 77. Lincoln Fire Dept was paged to put the fire out.

A motorist reported that a small red truck traveling eastbound on FM 696 was all over the roadway. Chief Deputy Lapham and Deputy Allen responded. The driver was taken into custody and the vehicle was released to a relative.

A subject came into the lobby and spoke to Deputy Ray about a theft of service. A report was taken and charges are pending at the time.

A caller reported that a 74 year old woman was run over by a golf cart on CR 117 in Dime Box. Deputy Ray responded along with B&M Ambulance.

May 1, 2011

A motorist reported that he hit a deer that was on Hwy 21 East near CR 440. No injuries were involved. The vehicle was towed.

A complainant reported that the people across from 1105 N. Main in Lexington were playing their music too loud. Deputy Crockett responded and the music was turned down.

Deputy York and Deputy Allen assisted Giddings Police at a disturbance call at Shady Oaks. One subject was transported to Lee County Jail.

A city employee called and reported that “the goats are back eating up the grass at the City Golf Course.” Animal Control was dispatched and Deputy York wrote the owners a citation.

Deputy Allen spoke to a complainant who advised that she allowed her sister to take her child for Easter and they ended up keeping her for a week. She wants to get her child back but cannot seem to locate her sister.

Jail Count:

05/01/2011: 40 Male: 38 Female: 2

It appeared that this year’s Lexington Homecoming was a success. No major incidents were reported. Here’s wishing all the Moms a very Happy Mothers Day. The Lee County Dispatchers handled 315 calls for service in the Month of April.




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