2011-07-07 / Police

Sheriff’s Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

June 27, 2011

A caller reported that a small silver car had been parked on the side of the road on CR 216 near CR 217. Deputy Ray checked on the vehicle and reported that it was disabled and completely off the road.

Deputy York spoke to a complainant regarding harassment. After speaking to both parties involved they both agreed to stop communicating with each other.

A resident on CR 208 reported that there was a tan car parked in his pasture and a male subject was walking out of his barn. Deputy York and Deputy Ray were dispatched and located the vehicle and the male subject. The subject was hired by the caller’s son to do some work on the property.

A caller from Lexington called and spoke to Deputy York about a possible scam. The information was documented and investigation continues.

Deputy Kahn spoke to a complainant who wanted to file a harassment report. She advised that she had been receiving unwanted texts from her ex boyfriend. A report is on file.

Deputy Durrenberger spoke to a complainant about a theft. She advised that her vehicle was parked at her boyfriend’s house while he worked on it. He was arrested and while he has been in jail his other girlfriend sold her vehicle. A theft report was made and will be forwarded to the District Attorney’s Office.

The Sheriff’s Office received a 9-1-1 call requesting an ambulance for a subject that was not breathing on Hwy 290 East. Deputy Durrenberger assisted with traffic control. A helicopter was dispatched to transport the subject.

June 28, 2011

Several callers reported that their mailboxes had been damaged sometime during the night on CR 113. Deputy Ray patrolled the area.

Deputy Allen and Deputy Skinner were dispatched to a residence on CR 118 to speak to a complainant. She reported that someone dumped a barrel full of animal parts on her property.

A motorist reported a semi pulling a flat bed trailer was southbound on Hwy 77 and was swerving all over the roadway. Deputy Kahn searched the area.

A caller reported that a large tanker truck was traveling southbound on Hwy 77 and had lots of smoke coming from the rear tires. Deputy Kahn located the truck and advised that the brakes had locked up which caused the tires to smoke.

The Sheriff’s Office received a call from a resident on CR 219 after he noticed that a 90’s model Ford truck was parked near his property. He reported that the neighbors told him that the driver walked onto his property but left when he noticed people watching him. Deputy Durrenberger was dispatched and searched the area but did not locate a truck matching the description.

While on routine patrol Deputy Durrenberger notified dispatch that someone spray painted on CR 205. Pictures were taken and Deputies will be patrolling the area on all shifts.

June 29, 2011

A truck driver reported that a small vehicle was parked on the side of the road on Hwy 77 approx 5 miles south of Lexington and there was a dead deer in the middle of the roadway. Deputy Kahn reported to dispatch that the vehicle was gone prior to his arrival but the dead deer was still there. He removed it from the roadway.

Deputy Carvin was dispatched to FM 696 to speak to a complainant regarding a burglary. A report was taken and investigation continues on this case.

June 30, 2011

A complainant spoke to Chief Deputy Lapham and Deputy Skinner regarding a child custody issue. The subject reported that his child’s mother had been late with dropping off their daughter and would not answer her phone. He wanted the information documented.

Deputy Allen and Deputy Skinner assisted with a civil stand by on CR E in Lexington. The complainant reported that he was having issues with his father.

A motorist reported that an elderly female was walking along CR 405 in her night gown and she was concerned for her safety. Deputy Allen and Deputy Skinner searched the area but were unable to locate anyone.

Captain Gonzales and Deputy Rudolf responded to a disturbance on CR 226. The complainant reported hearing arguing and a gun shot. The deputies advised it was an argument between a father and his sons. It was resolved and there was no gun fire,

July 1, 2011

Deputy Rudolph responded to an animal call on FM 141 near CR 450 in Dime Box. A caller reported that a horse was loose and trying to get into other pastures where there were other horses.

A female caller reported that her husband broke into her house. She did not want to file charges but wanted him to leave. Deputy Rudolph responded to the call and the husband left the property.

A complainant called and reported that there was a horse on her property and that it had damaged her fence. Deputy Ray was on the way to the call on FM 141 when the complainant called back and advised that the owner of the horse showed up and agreed to pay for the damaged fence.

The Sheriff’s Office received a call from a subject on 9th St. in Lexington advising that his 21 year old son went at him with a shovel and a hoe then took off in his truck. Deputy York and Deputy Ray located the subject and took him into custody and charged him with assault family violence.

Several motorists reported a tractor truck was stranded on Hwy 290 West near CR 200 and was partially In the roadway causing a traffic hazard. Deputy Ray located the vehicle inside Bastrop County. They had a deputy on the way to assist with traffic control until the wrecker arrival.

ADT Security reported a residential burglar alarm on FM 141. Deputy Kahn responded and advised everything appeared secure and the key holder was notified.

Deputy Kahn spoke to a complainant who advised that his ex-wife was supposed to meet him in Humble to exchange their 7 year old child. She never showed up and he would like a deputy to check and make sure his son is ok. The child was fine and the complainant was notified that he was fine.

A complainant reported seeing aerial fireworks coming from CR 411 or CR 414 and was concerned due to the burn ban. Deputy Kahn searched both roads but did not see any fireworks.

Deputy Durrenberger and Deputy Kahn assisted the police department on a disturbance/fire call on Oakbend Lane. One subject was arrested and booked into the Lee County Jail.

July 2, 2011

Lifeline called and reported that one of their clients hit their alarm. They advised that he lives on CR 450 in Dime Box and reported hearing noises outside his residence. Deputy Kahn searched the residence and perimeter but did not locate anyone around the house.

A motorist reported that a large white bull was on the roadway on Hwy 77 South near the county line. Deputy York located the bull and ran it back into a pasture. Deputy Carvin spoke to a complainant who wanted to file charges on a female subject who stole $20 from him. A report was taken. Deputy York responded to a call on PR 1027. The complainant reported that someone was shooting guns near his residence and nearly hit his sister. Deputy York spoke to the neighbors and the problem was resolved.

A motorist reported approx 20 goats out on FM 141 approx 1 mile south of FM 1697. Deputy Kahn responded and advised that the goats were off the road when he arrived.

Deputy Kahn, Deputy Durrenberger and Deputy Carvin responded to a fight in progress at Shady Oaks. The parties involved left the scene.

July 3, 2011

A truck driver reported that there was a vehicle on FM 141 at the stop sign and the driver appeared to be asleep. Deputy Durrenberger and Deputy Kahn responded, but advised the vehicle had left prior to their arrival.

A motorist reported that there was a dead deer on Hwy 77 approx 1 mile south of FM 3403. Deputy Kahn located the carcass and removed it from the road.

Deputy York was dispatched to Westwood Villa Apartments after a caller reported that her window had been broken while she was out of town.

Deputy Ray transported a female to San Antonio to a mental hospital.

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