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2011-09-22 / Police

Lexington Police Report

By Chief Jerry Bowden

Hello again from your Chief. Another week has passed and our neighbors are still suffering over in Bastrop County. Let us keep them in our prayers and lend a helping hand whenever we can. A few items of police activity are noted as follows:

Sep. 12th 8:20 am Officer Gaskamp met with two witnesses from a previous slip and fall incident and collected voluntary statements. Added to the initial report.

Sep. 13th 8:15 am Capt. Yarbrough and Officer Gaskamp responded to a call of a rattlesnake in the back yard of a residence in the 8000 block of Hwy. 77. Situation resolved.

Sep. 13th 10:00 am Capt. Yarbrough and Officer Gaskamp met with a parent concerning child custody in the 8700 block of Hwy. 77. Advised.

Sep. 14th 8:30 am Capt. Yarbrough and Officer Gaskamp investigated a complaint of criminal mischief in the 600 block of Main Street. Report filed.

Sep. 14th 8:00 am Chief Bowden, Capt. Yarbrough, Officer Nurse and Officer Gaskamp investigated a complaint of a vicious pit bull dog at Avenue C and Hester Street. Officers attempted to catch the dog, but it escaped.

Sep. 14th 8:00 pm Chief Bowden, Capt. Yarbrough, Officer Trainee Gaskamp and Officer Trainee Nurse responded again to a complaint of a vicious pit bull call at the corner of Avenue C and Hester in which the dog tried to bite an elderly lady. The dog was shot with a tranquillizer dart, but ran from the area and was not caught.

Sep. 15th 7:00 am Officers were called again to the corner of Avenue C and Hester Street, reference a dangerous pit bull dog, and it was again shot with a tranquillizer dart but it escaped into some bushes in a wooded area.

. Sep. 15th 8:00am Capt. Yarbrough and Officer Gaskamp met with a complainant in the 700 block of Hale Street, reference a general information call. Information received.

We are your police department and we are here for you. We solicit your support, your prayers, and your friendship as we serve and protect you in the City of Lexington.

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