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2011-08-18 / Police

Sheriff’s Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

August 8, 2011

Chief Deputy Lapham and Deputy Durrenberger assisted Adult Protective Services at a residence on FM 180. The elderly female was transported to the hospital.

A caller requested that a deputy meet him at his residence on CR 119 because he was informed that his alarm system was activated. Deputy Kahn walked through the residence with the homeowner and everything appeared to be okay.

Lifeline called and reported that their client that lives on CR 450 reported that he heard people walking around his house. Deputy Rudolph checked the property and everything was okay.

Deputy Kahn took a report from a man that was concerned about an older man attempting to have a relationship with his minor daughter. Investigation continues on this case.

August 9, 2011

An anonymous caller reported that someone at Shady Oaks was burning brush. Deputy Durrenberger located the source and issued a burn ban citation to the responsible party. The fire was put out.

A caller reported a male subject walking down Hwy 77 North approx. 1 mile north of the Blue Moon. Subject was attempting to flag people down. Deputy Durrenberger checked all the way to FM 3403 but was unable to locate the subject.

August 10, 2011

Deputy Crockett spoke to a complainant who reported that someone had vandalized her vehicle. Investigation continues on this case.

A concerned citizen reported a male wearing a maroon shirt and blue jean shorts was seen walking near his property on CR 117. Captain Gonzales and Deputy Allen searched the area but were unable to locate the subject.

A motorist reported that a vehicle was disabled on Hwy 290 West. Deputy Kahn was able to assist and the vehicle was back on the road.

The Sheriff’s Office received a call regarding several juvenile boys walking along Hwy 77 North in Lexington. The boys were screaming and yelling for no reason. Deputy Rudolph and Deputy Kahn were dispatched.

August 11, 2011

A motorist reported a one vehicle rollover accident on Hwy 21 @ CR 114. Chief Deputy Lapham and Deputy Crockett assisted at the scene. The driver was out of the car and walking around. A Fayette County Trooper worked the accident.

Deputy Carvin assisted a motorist on Hwy 21 East approx ¼ mile east of FM 3403. The driver needed assistance with changing her tire.

Deputy Allen was dispatched to a disturbance on PR 5002. The complainant reported that his girlfriend refused to give him his keys and he wanted her to take her belongings and never come back. The parties were separated and decided to end their relationship-again.

August 12, 2011

A complainant spoke to Deputy Ray and reported that his mailbox was damaged and ripped off the pole. His neighbor’s mailbox was also damaged.

Deputy Ray assisted at a civil stand by on PR 7711. A complainant reported that she believes her son is staying at the residence and he does not have permission to be there.

A resident on CR 326 in Lexington called and reported that she heard gun fire behind her residence. Deputy Ray and Deputy Durrenberger patrolled the area but did not hear any shots fired.

A motorist reported that an 18- wheeler with ½ a mobile home had a flat tire and was on Hwy 77 South heading north. Deputy Ray reported that the driver had pulled into Best Industrial and was changing the tire.

Deputy Rudolph was dispatched to a suspicious vehicle parked near a pasture on CR 402. The vehicle was located and belonged to a family member of the property owner.

A complainant reported that someone was having a party and their music was so loud it was shaking her house. She asked them to turn it down but they refused. Deputy Rudolph was dispatched and the music was turned down.

August 13, 2011

A motorist reported that a truck with a trailer was blocking both lanes of traffic on FM 696 @ Arrowhead Storage in Lexington. Deputy Rudolph was dispatched and reported that the truck was already moved off the road prior to his arrival.

Deputy Ray and Deputy Allen were dispatched to a residence on PR 1182. It was reported that the gate was broken. Deputies will be keeping a close patrol of the area. A caller reported that his girlfriend went into his house and took all the food out of his fridge while he was at work. Deputy Kahn spoke to the complainant who decided that he did not want to file charges.

A caller reported that she had been unable to make contact with her son for the past 4 days. She called his cell phone and only got his voice mail. Deputy Rudolph located the subject at his residence and told him that his mom was worried and wanted him to call her.

Deputy Rudolph was on routine patrol in Lexington when he noticed that the signs on CR 325 and CR 326 were knocked over. A report was taken.

A complainant spoke to Deputy Rudolph about a theft of a motorcycle. He is the executor of his father’s estate and a family member removed it from the property without permission. A theft report was taken and charges are pending.

August 14, 2011

Deputy Ray was dispatched to FM 3403 in Lexington after a motorist reported that a deer had been struck by a car and was seriously injured but not dead. Deputy Ray took care of the matter.

A resident on CR 302 in Elgin reported that sometime during the night someone shot his mailbox with a shot gun. Deputy Ray went to the location and picked up evidence. A report was taken and investigation continues on this case.

Deputy Allen was dispatched to a disturbance on Burns St. in Lexington. A complainant called 9-1-1 and reported that he traded his iphone to someone for a game and the game did not work. He tried to get his iphone back but they threatened to beat him up.

Deputy Kahn checked out a green Chevrolet S10 that was reported to be swerving all over Hwy 21 West. The truck was located and stopped. The driver stated that he had children in the vehicle that he was trying to control.

The Sheriff’s Office received an alarm at a business on Hwy 77 in Lexington. Deputy Rudolph checked the perimeter of the building and found it secure.

Jail Count: 08/15/2011 — 46 Males: 38 Females: 8

With the start of schools in the county, Law Enforcement would like to encourage everyone to use extra caution for the additional traffic around the schools. We also would like drivers to watch for school buses that are stopped on the highway to receive or discharge students. A fine of not less than $ 200 can be assessed for passing a School Bus.

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