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2011-05-26 / Police

Sheriff’s Report

May 16, 2011

A motorist reported a dead deer in the middle of the road on FM 2440 at Elm Creek. Deputy Crockett was dispatched and removed the carcass from the roadway.

Chief Deputy Lapham and Deputy Ray responded to a disturbance on CR 114. A complainant reported that her boyfriend’s family was cussing her out and calling her names. The matter was resolved for the time being.

A complainant came to the Sheriff’s Office and spoke to Chief Deputy Lapham regarding an existing case. A statement was taken and the information was added to the report.

A caller reported that a white Cadillac was driving around the Dime Box School. Deputy Ray responded to the call and a report was taken.

Deputy Carvin responded to a suspicious person call in Dime Box on CR 428. A caller reported that someone was on his grandparent’s property. The residence was located and the subject that lives there was outside mowing the lawn.

A complainant reported that several items were stolen off his property on CR 133. Chief Deputy Lapham responded to the scene and a theft report was taken.

Captain Gonzales and Deputy Rudolph were dispatched to CR 114 just east of Hwy 77 after a caller reported a suspicious male walking down the road. The subject was located and identified. He lived nearby and was just taking a walk.

Deputy Rudolph spoke to a complainant regarding her ex husband threatening her and her daughter. A report was taken.

May 17, 2011

The Sheriff’s Office received an alarm call at a bank in Lexington. Deputy Ray was dispatched and the building was found secure. Key holder was notified.

Deputy Carvin assisted a citizen at Westwood Villa Apartments after she accidentally locked her dog in her vehicle.

Lfeline contacted the Sheriff’s Office because one of their clients reported to them that people were making too much noise around his house on CR 450 in Dime Box. Deputy Ray searched the perimeter of the house and did not find anything suspicious.

A resident on FM 180 reported that a black male driving a gold minivan had been driving up and down stopping and asking people for money. The subject was told to leave the property. The license plate of the vehicle was given to the responding deputies. Captain Gonzales, Deputy Kahn and Deputy Liles searched the area for a vehicle matching the description.

A caller reported that she was at a local business and the door was open and she could not locate anyone inside the building. Captain Gonzales was dispatched and was able to get in touch with someone.

May 18, 2011

A female caller reported that her boyfriend dragged her and beat her. He was walking around outside the house at the time of the call. Captain Gonzales, Deputy Crockett and Deputy Liles responded to the disturbance on FM 141 in Dime Box. The boyfriend had run into the woods to hide. A report was taken.

Deputy Allen was dispatched to Hwy 77 after a motorist reported that he struck a deer that was in the road.

A complainant reported that an older man driving a maroon Dodge Ram 4x4 keeps driving around her house. She has noticed him parked on the side of her house a

few days ago. She gave dispatch the license plate and reported that the vehicle was parked at the car wash in Lexington at the time of the call. Deputy Kahn checked out on the vehicle at the car wash and identified the driver. An information report was written.

Deputy Allen was dispatched to Shady Oaks to speak to a complainant regarding their dogs being attacked by the neighbor’s dog.

A caller reported suspicious activity at a vacant trailer in Lexington located on the corner of Hale and 5th St. Deputy Liles checked out the trailer and secured the door. Deputies will be patrolling the area on all shifts.

The Sheriff’s Office received a call from a female advising that her boyfriend called her and told her he was in wreck on FM 141. Deputy Liles and Deputy Crockett assisted Trooper Thorp at the scene.

May 19, 2011

Two complainants reported that someone at the corner of CR 233 and CR 200 was burning some trash. Chief Deputy Lapham responded to the scene and the subjects put out the fire.

A complainant came into the Sheriff’s Office and spoke to Deputy York about her ex husband taking off with their child. There was an active protective order and he was not supposed to have the child. The child was returned to the mother.

A caller reported that her 8 year old grandson went down the road to play and had not returned home. Deputy Rudolph was dispatched to 3rd St. in Lexington to speak with a complainant. It was determined that the complainant suffers from dementia and the grandson was home safe with his parents in Austin.

Two subjects called and complained about a male subject that was drunk at the Lexington Food Mart parking lot cussing at people. Deputy Liles and Deputy Rudolph located the subject and arrested him for public intoxication.

May 20, 2011

Deputy Rudolph assisted with a civil standby on CR 205 while a subject retrieved her personal items and children.

A caller reported that he was supposed to pick up his child at his ex wives house and she is not home. She called him and told him she was at her father’s house in Northrup and told him he had 15 minutes to get there or she would not allow him to have her. Deputy York assisted with the call. The child was released to the father for the weekend as stated in the divorce decree.

Deputy York assisted with traffic control at the scene of an accident on Hwy 21 @ FM 1624. No injuries were reported.

A motorist reported that someone was burning on Hwy 77 approx 4 miles south of Giddings. Chief Deputy Lapham responded and had the people put the fire out.

Chief Deputy Lapham spoke to a complainant regarding a message they had received from her daughter. Chief Deputy Lapham, Deputy Ray and Deputy Rudolph conducted a welfare concern and found everything to be okay.

A concerned citizen reported that two horses and a donkey were not being taken care of on CR 123 in Dime Box. Deputy Rudolph checked on the animals and wrote a report for animal cruelty.

May 21, 2011

A caller reported that a man threatened him with a gun at the Woodson Lumber Yard in Lexington. The caller stated that the man left the scene in a gray truck that was pulling a trailer. Deputy York and Deputy Ray arrived at the scene and spoke to the complainant who did not want to file charges at this time.

A complainant called and reported that an intoxicated male subject was in a restaurant in Lexington yelling at her. He appeared to be very intoxicated. The subject was last seen walking away from the restaurant with a bucket around his neck. Captain Gonzales and Deputy Durrenberger located the subject and issued him a criminal trespass warning and advised him he was no longer allowed on the property.

Captain Gonzales and Deputy Durrenberger responded to a burglary of a building at 313 1st St. in Lexington. A caller advised that he heard a door to his truck slam and when he went outside he saw a Hispanic male who began yelling and saying that he wanted to know where his bud was because he was going to beat him up. The male then entered the complainant’s garage. The subject had left prior to the officer’s arrival. A report was taken.

May 22, 2011

A complainant called and reported that he was worried about his son because he had not seen him since yesterday afternoon. Deputy Durrenberger made contact and the complainant had forgotten that his son was going to the fair and was going to spend the night with a friend.

A caller reported that he had received a call that his wife had passed away. He was on his way home and would arrive in approx 10 minutes. Deputy Durrenberger and Deputy Ray responded to the scene. JP Hester was called to the scene.

JAIL COUNT:

05/22/2011:47 MALES: 43

FEMALES: 4

With this being Memorial Day weekend, originally called Decoration Day, let us not forget those who have given their all in our nation’s military service that we may remain free. Everyone have a safe Memorial Day weekend. REWARD FOR INFORMATION ON CRIMES IN LEE COUNTY. 1-866-930-TIPS (8477)

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