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2011-07-21 / Police

Sheriff’s Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

July 11, 2011

Deputy Ray was dispatched to put a bull up on FM 448 near CR 215.

Caller requested a civil standby while she went to pick up her kids. Deputy Kahn responded and assisted.

Captain Gonzales responded to a burglar alarm at Leesure Lanes bowling alley. The building was checked and found to be secure.

Caller stated that there was somebody at his house and she was causing a disturbance and he wanted her out. Deputy Durrenberger and Deputy Kahn responded.

July 12, 2011

Deputy Allen and Deputy Skinner removed a cow from the roadway on Hwy 21 and FM 2440.

Deputy Ray checked on some suspicious people in Lexington. The subjects were located and found to be the landscapers.

Deputy Ray and Deputy Carvin were notified of a stolen vehicle out of Fayette County. All units were later ordered to return after learning that the vehicle was repossessed and not stolen.

Deputy Ray, Deputy Carvin and Trooper Manner worked a one car rollover accident on FM 141 near PR 1412.

Caller reported a cow out on FM 141. Deputy Kahn removed the animal from the roadway.

Caller stated that a male subject was threatening her son. Deputy Durrenberger took a report on the incident.

July 13, 2011

Deputy Crockett was unable to locate the loose livestock on Hwy 77 near Texas Hot Oilers.

A caller reported a suspicious vehicle parked in a driveway on Hwy 77 south. Deputy Allen and Deputy Skinner checked out the vehicle. It appeared to be broken down.

Deputy Allen and Deputy Skinner completed a welfare check in Lexington; the subject was alright.

Deputy Rudolph, Deputy Carvin, and Captain Gonzales all responded to a fight in progress call. All parties involved in the fight had fled the scene prior to the arrival of the deputies.

A motorist reported 20-30 goats on the road on FM 141 just past the double bridges. Deputy Rudolph was unable to locate any goats on the road.

Deputy Liles took a report for a terroristic threat. This case is currently under investigation.

July 14, 2011

Deputy Crockett removed a cow from the roadway on FM 141 near CR 117.

Deputy Crockett, Deputy Allen and Deputy Skinner and Chief Deputy Lapham assisted the troopers on a one vehicle rollover accident on Hwy 21 near Sugar Hill Ranch.

Deputy Rudolph was dispatched to Shady Oaks for an animal complaint.

July 15, 2011

Deputy Liles and Deputy Rudolph assisted Trooper Manner on an accident involving a cattle truck on Hwy 77 South.

Dispatch received a call about an 18 wheeler parked in the roadway on Hwy 290 and the county line. Deputy York was unable to locate any vehicles parked in the road.

A caller reported seeing some mail in a tree in a plastic bag. Deputy York was unable to locate the mail.

Deputy York assisted the Giddings Police Department with traffic control on an accident on Hwy 290 in front of Wal-Mart.

Deputy Ray took care of an animal complaint on 4th street in Lexington.

Dispatch received a call about a domestic disturbance Deputy Ray and Deputy York responded. The disturbance was verbal only and the parties separated.

Deputy Kahn took a report on phone harassment.

Deputy Durrenberger removed some cattle from the road on FM 141.

Caller stated that there was a van with no tail lights swerving all over the road. Deputy Durrenberger caught up with subject and advised them to stay off the roadway without working tail lights.

Deputy Durrenberger responded to a 911 hang up call on CR 205. The residence was checked and all was found to be okay.

July 16, 2011

Deputy Durrenberger and Deputy Kahn responded to a domestic disturbance call. One male subject was arrested and booked into the Lee County Jail.

Deputy Ray removed some cattle from FM 141 near CR 116.

Complainant walked into lobby wanting to file a report for fraud. Deputy Skinner and Deputy Allen took the report.

Caller reported that he was receiving harassing phone calls. Deputy Allen took report.

Deputy Kahn and Deputy Durrenberger responded to a disturbance on CR 118. It was just a family dispute. No offense had occurred.

A motorist reported some subjects walking down CR 114. Deputy Durrenberger searched the area but did not locate anyone on foot. Dispatch received a call that somebody was popping fireworks on CR 114 near the church. Deputy Durrenberger responded to the call and was unable to locate anybody popping fireworks.

Deputy Durrenberger and Deputy Kahn responded to a man with a knife call in Lexington. Prior to the arrival of the deputies the man left the scene. The Deputies were able to locate the subject and he was transported to Lee County Jail.

July 17, 2011

Dispatch received a call from Austin Air Traffic Control to check on a plane that was having engine trouble. Deputy Skinner and Deputy Ray went to the Lexington Airstrip to check the plane. Everything was ok.

Jail Count 7/17/2011 40 Males, Females, 8

I would like to thank several people for their assistance at the 18-wheeler rollover on Hwy 77 South on Friday July 15th. A special thank you to Alan Lindner and his cowboys for their quick response to the scene. Also thank you to GVFD, Commissioner Hartfield and his employees for bringing out the tractors. To B&M Ambulance and McCoy Wrecker, we appreciate your assistance. This is a great example of our community coming together in an emergency for the people of Lee County.

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