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2011-05-19 / General Stories

Sheriff’s Report

May 9, 2011

Deputy Durrenberger and Deputy Rudolph responded to a disturbance on FM 141 in Dime Box. A complainant reported that her husband had been drinking and was sitting inside their vehicle and she wanted to leave. The parties were separated for the night.

A caller spoke to Deputy Liles regarding several bags of trash that had been illegally dumped on Willow Rd. One of the bags had names on some pieces of mail. The information was passed on to Bastrop County.

An anonymous caller reported that someone in the Town & Country Mobile Home Park was burning. Deputy Allen responded and a citation was given for burn ban violation.

Chief Deputy Lapham assisted with a civil stand-by as a subject went to PR 6016 and picked up some of her belongings.

Deputy Allen spoke to a complainant regarding some suspicious phone calls he had received.

A caller reported that a subject had stopped by his business. Items were then missing from his truck. Chief Deputy Lapham, Deputy Allen and Deputy Kahn responded to the call. The subject was located and interviewed. This case is currently under investigation.

A complainant on PR 5001 called and reported that someone was shooting guns during the day and evenings and she was afraid her grandchildren may get hurt. Deputy York checked with the neighbor’s. A close patrol of the area will be put into effect.

Chief Deputy Lapham spoke to a complainant who requested a civil stand-by at a business on FM 448. The caller just wanted to get his personal items without any problems.

Deputy Kahn responded to a loud music call in Lexington near the new baseball field. The deputy advised that there was no loud music playing but a baseball game in progress.

May 10, 2011

The Sheriff’s Office received a call from Life Line advising that a subject was hearing noises on the back side of his house on CR 450 in Dime Box. Deputy Crockett checked out the perimeter of the residence but did not locate anything or anyone.

A motorist reported approx 5-6 head of cattle out on the roadway on CR 306 between FM 696 and the wooden bridge. Deputy Crockett responded and ran the cows off the road.

A caller reported that an abandon vehicle was parked on his easement on CR 119. Deputy Allen was dispatched and checked out the vehicle.

A resident on CR 107 in Lincoln called and reported that a male subject appeared to be chasing a red headed girl down the road. Chief Deputy Lapham, Deputy York and Deputy Allen responded to the call. The female was located and interviewed but she advised everything was okay. No report was taken.

Deputy York was dispatched to PR 7703 after a caller reported a theft. A report was taken and investigation continues on this case.

Deputy Allen assisted at an EMS call on Hwy 77 North. A caller reported that her husband had fallen and she needed assistance.

A complainant reported to Deputy York that he was missing livestock off CR 302. The information was taken and a report was written.

Captain Gonzales and Deputy Liles responded to a disturbance on PR 8019. A subject was attempting to repossess a vehicle but the subjects at the scene were refusing to let him take it.

Burleson County requested assistance as their trooper was in a pursuit on Hwy 21 East heading westbound towards Lee County. Captain Gonzales, Deputy Liles and Trooper Early assisted. The vehicle wrecked out on Hwy 21 just inside Bastrop County. The suspect was taken into custody and Child Protective Services took custody of the child until a family member picked him up.

May 11, 2011

A motorist reported a red 4 door vehicle was left abandon on Hwy 21 approx 1 mile west of FM 1624. Deputy Ray checked out the vehicle and advised that it was completely off the roadway.

Two callers reported that an elderly female was driving recklessly on Hwy 77 heading South. Deputy Carvin and Deputy Ray responded and located the vehicle near Hwy 21. B&M ambulance was called to check her out. Everything was okay.

Captain Gonzales and Deputy Rudolph responded to a disturbance on Ave G in Lexington. A caller reported that her friend was throwing all her exboyfriends property out and she was expecting trouble. Deputies advised everything was okay and that the ex-boyfriend was not on scene.

A complainant spoke to Deputy Durrenberger about some harassing and threatening phone calls he had been receiving. The caller lives in Bryan and will be filing a report there.

May 12, 2011

A motorist reported three trucks occupied by high school kids and they were driving up and down CR 414 tearing up the road. One truck is an extended cab red and black in color. The other was a gray Dodge crew cab. Deputy Carvin searched the area and a close patrol will be put into effect.

Bastrop County requested assistance in locating a motorist that left her wallet at a store on Hwy 290 @ Hwy 95. Deputy Rudolph located the vehicle and delivered the message.

Life line contacted the Sheriff’s Office and advised one of their clients pushed his button and advised that he just got home and the door was open. Deputy Rudolph responded and checked the residence.

Deputy Durrenberger assisted Trooper Weiser at the scene of an accident on FM 1697 at the Lee/ Washington County line.

May 13, 2011

A motorist reported that a black car had struck the bridge on FM 1697 just East of FM 180. Two subjects were walking from the accident heading towards FM 141. Captain Gonzales and Deputy Kahn assisted Trooper Weiser. The driver was located and the vehicle was towed.

A caller spoke to Deputy Liles regarding loud explosions she has been hearing. The explosions seem to be in the area of CR 309 @ FM 696. Deputy Liles patrolled the area and will be checking the area from time to time.

May 14, 2011

The Sheriff’s Office received a call from a subject stating that his mom just called him that she was beaten up by her husband. Capt. Gonzales and Deputy Liles responded to the scene. The mom left the residence and went with her son.

Deputy Liles responded to a disturbance on PR 5002 in Ledbetter. The female caller reported that she was assaulted by a male subject that was still inside the residence. It was a verbal confrontation and everything was okay.

A motorist reported a red Ford F150 swerving all over the roadway on Hwy 290 East. Deputy Crockett searched the area but was unable to locate a vehicle matching the description given.

Several residents at the Town and Country Mobile Home Park called and complained that the people who live in lot #32 were playing their music extremely loud. Deputy Crockett reported that he could hear the music but they saw his patrol car and turned it off.

May 15, 2011

Deputy Allen was dispatched to put up 3 cows that were reported to be out on FM 1697. The cows were run into a pasture.

A caller reported that he goes by his elderly friends periodically to check on him and today he went by his house and believes he is deceased. Deputy York and Deputy Allen responded along with Lexington EMS. Justice of the Peace Bise was called to the scene.

Deputy Kahn responded to a call of a missing plane from flight service. The plane was located and everything was o.k.

A report of a snake on a roof in Lexington, the snake was removed by Deputy Allen.

Sheriff Meyer, Chief Deputy Lapham, Deputy Liles and Trooper Weiser attempted to locate a plane that had reportedly crash in the Northwest corner of Lee County. It was reported that the plane was having problems. After searching 3 hr., it was determined that the plane had made it to its destination.

JAIL COUNT:

05/15/2011:42 MALES: 39 FEMALES: 3

This week is the Lee County Fair and Rodeo, a lot of activities will be going on at the Fair grounds. Use extreme caution when entering and exiting the Fair grounds. Do not become a statistic, use a designated driver.

REWARD FOR INFORMATION ON CRIMES IN LEE CO. 1-866-930-TIPS (8477)

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