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2011-05-12 / Police

Sheriff’s Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

May 2, 2011

A caller reported that a green Grand Am was driving up and down FM 180. Deputy Ray located the vehicle just North of PR 5000. The license plate was logged and deputies will be close patrolling the area.

A motorist called and reported that a white Ford truck was left abandon and parked on the road on CR 105 just off FM 2440. He advised that it is dangerous because it is blocking the road and two vehicles are unable to pass at the same time. Deputy Ray was dispatched and advised to send next rotation wrecker.

Deputy Kahn was dispatched to FM 141 @ CR 428 after a caller reported several cows out on the roadway.

A complainant reported that her juvenile son had not returned home from school like he was supposed to. She advised that he had mental problems and had been out of control for the past few days. Deputy Rudolph located the juvenile and contacted MHMR and CPS and released the child to his mother.

The Sheriff’s Office was advised that there was an electric pole on fire approx 1 mile south of Giddings on the southbound side of the roadway. Deputy Durrenberger and Deputy Rudolph responded along with the Giddings Fire Dept and assisted with traffic control.

A complainant called and advised Deputy Durrenberger that his son had checked on his residence earlier in the day and noticed that the back door and garage door had been kicked in. The residence was checked and secured. The complainant will file a report when he is back in town. Deputies will be close patrolling the residence.

May 3, 2011

Deputy Durrenberger responded to a possible overdose at Westwood Villa Apartments. A caller reported that his girlfriend called him and told him that she had taken approx 24 pills and had been drinking wine. B& M ambulance responded and transported the subject to the hospital.

Deputy York reported that he received a call that a herd of cows were out again on FM 141 @ CR 428 in Dime Box again. He ran them off into a pasture and advised that the fence was in terrible shape and the cows would probably continue to get out. He is attempting to locate the owner.

The Dime Box principal called and spoke to Deputy Carvin and requested he meet him at the school. A bus driver wanted to file and report and file a complaint because he was assaulted by a juvenile.

A motorist reported that she hit a deer that was on the roadway on FM 1624 approx 1 mile outside of Lexington. Deputy Rudolph was dispatched and worked the accident.

May 4, 2011

Deputy York removed several head of cattle from the roadway on FM 141.

Several motorists reported cows out on Hwy 21 in Manheim.

Deputy Allen was dispatched. Two callers reported that some people on Mesquite Trail had a burn pile going and they were concerned. Deputy Allen responded and advised it had been extinguished.

A complainant reported that someone was playing their music excessively loud. It was coming from Simpson and Hale St. Deputy Liles responded and had them turn the music down.

The Sheriff’s Office received a call from a woman advising that she had found a gun on her table that was located on her porch. She had no idea where it had come from or who it belonged to. Deputy Liles responded and reported that it was a pellet gun that was found by the man who was working on the complainant’s lawn.

Deputy Liles and Deputy Crockett responded to a disturbance on CR 114. A complainant reported that a man was passed out in his barn. Subject was given a courtesy ride home.

A resident on CR 315 reported a suspicious vehicle riding up and down the roadway for approx 3 hours. Deputy Crockett searched for the vehicle.

May 5, 2011

The Sheriff’s Office received a 9-1-1 call from a woman screaming that she had a snake out on her deck and requested a deputy remove it. Deputy York and Deputy Kahn responded.

A woman reported that a man in a truck had a flat tire approx ½ mile west of the “Y” on FM 696. The man was lying down in the roadway attempting to change the tire. Deputy York and Deputy Kahn assisted with traffic control.

Deputy Liles assisted an 18- wheeler on Hwy 77 approx 2 miles south of FM 3403. The driver had a flat tire and needed assistance with the traffic.

May 6, 2011

Deputy Crockett assisted a motorist out on Hwy 77 @ Harry St. after the vehicle had a blow out on their trailer.

A motorist reported an accident on Hwy 290 West somewhere between Paige and Giddings. Deputy Ray attempted to locate the accident but advised it was in Bastrop County, not Lee County.

A caller reported a burn ban violation on CR 209 just off of 2239. Deputy Carvin was dispatched to check out the situation.

Deputy Carvin was dispatched to FM 112 approx 2 miles outside of Lexington. The horse owner showed up with a trailer to take the horse.

Several motorists reported cows out on FM 1624 approx 3 miles outside of Lexington. Deputy Allen responded and the cows were put up.

While on routine patrol Deputy Allen noticed an RV parked on Hwy 77 across from the high school with smoke coming from the engine. He stopped and put the fire out with his extinguisher.

Deputy Liles and Deputy Rudolph responded to a trailer

house on fire on CR 121 in Dime Box. Everyone was out of the house. Dime Box Fire Dept responded and put out the fire.

May 7, 2011

A caller advised that several vehicles were riding up and down on PR 5000. Deputy Crockett patrolled the area. Deputies will be patrolling PR 5000 on a regular basis on all shifts.

Deputy Durrenberger assisted a motorist change her flat tire on Hwy 290 West. She was having problems with her jack.

ADT reported an active fire alarm at a residence on CR 231. Deputy Carvin answered the call but advised that he did not see any smoke or fire in or around the residence. The key holder was notified.

May 8, 2011

A motorist called in and reported that she hit a deer that was in the road on Hwy 21 near CR 454 in Lincoln. Deputy Rudolph and Deputy Durrenberger responded to the call and a report was taken.

The Sheriff’s Office received a call from Lifeline advising to send

an ambulance to a residence on CR 221. Deputy Durrenberger was dispatched to the scene along with B&M Ambulance. Justice of the Peace Pct #2 was called to the scene along with Phillips & Luckey.

A caller reported that his wife was ill and he was unable to wake her. Deputy Durrenberger responded and advised to contact Justice of the Peace Pct #2 and Phillips & Luckey.

Jail Count: 05/01/2011: 40 Male: 37 Female: 3

The Lee County Jail had 1184 inmate jail days in population and 43 inmate jail days in holding for the month of April. Lee County Sheriff’s Deputies investigated 4 Assaults, 1 Family violence Assault, 3 Burglaries and 4 Thefts for the same period of times.

CRIME STOPPERS PAYS CASH REWARDS FOR INFORMATION ON CRIMES IN LEE COUNTY. For Additional information go to bluebonnet.crimestoppers 1-866-930-TIPS.

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