2011-09-22 / Police

Sheriff’s Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

September 12, 2011

A caller reported that he had a trespasser on his property and he was attempting to load a round bale of his hay. Deputy Allen and Deputy Rudolph responded to the call. The subject was apprehended after wrecking his truck and booked into Lee County Jail.

Deputy Crockett was dispatched to an animal complaint on PR 8039. The caller reported that she had a company installing insulation in her attic and they found a rattle snake in her attic. Deputy Crockett was unable to locate the snake.

September 13, 2011

A concerned citizen reported that there was a suspicious vehicle at the Lincoln Hall and people were walking around. Deputy Carvin and Deputy Skinner responded to the call and located the vehicle. All subjects were checked for warrants and told to leave the property.

A motorist reported cows out on FM 1624 @ Elm Creek. Deputy Liles located them and ran them back into a pasture.

Deputy Crockett spoke to a complainant at the Sheriff’s Office regarding child custody. He was advised that the situation was a civil matter and that he would have to consult an attorney.

A complainant called and reported that she had been assaulted by her grandmother. She advised that she left the residence and was in Bastrop. Deputy Crockett went and spoke to the grandmother who told him that she did not assault her granddaughter. She allowed her to stay with them and told her that she needed to try and find a job which caused an argument. This case is pending further investigation.

The Sheriff’s Office received a call from a woman advising that she was pregnant and her neighbor’s dogs were in her back yard chasing her around. Deputy Skinner and Deputy Carvin were dispatched to CR 226 to attempt to locate the dog owner.

A caller reported that a white older model car was parked at the State School in the far left side of the parking lot. Deputy Carvin and Deputy Skinner located the vehicle and spoke to the occupants who were there for visitation.

Deputy Kahn met with a complainant who wanted to make a report that she was assaulted earlier by her grandmother.

September 14, 2011

Deputy Ray was dispatched to the 5000 block of FM 448 after a caller reported a black Dodge Dually to be driving back and forth slowly in the area.

A resident reported cattle out on FM 1697 near FM 180. Deputy Allen searched the area but advised that the roadway was clear of cattle.

A motorist called and reported that her vehicle was disabled on the side of the roadway on Hwy 21 @ FM 2440. Deputy Allen checked to see if he could help. The vehicle stayed on the side of the road until the next day when it was towed.

Sheriff’s Office had a report of 2 mares and 2 colts estrayed to a pasture in the area of 1697 and CR 130. The reporting person stated that he would attempt to pen the animals.

September 15, 2011

Deputy Ray spoke to a third party about a possible disturbance. The caller reported that a female was at local business trying to start trouble with a male subject. Deputy Ray spoke to the male subject and he stated he was okay and did not need any assistance.

A caller reported that someone had dropped off a goose neck trailer on his property and he requested that a deputy check it out. Deputy Ray took the call and checked the license plate but it showed there was no record. Investigation continues on this case.

The Sheriff’s Office received a 9-1-1 call from a man requesting a deputy to help him. He advised that he had been arguing with his girlfriend and he was afraid it would escalate if he did not leave. Captain Gonzales and Deputy Ray responded to the call on FM 141 and gave the man a courtesy ride to town.

A motorist reported that an 18- wheeler that was pulling hay had a couple of flat tires and was throwing sparks everywhere. Deputy York located the truck just north of the high school and informed the driver of his flat tires.

A caller reported that she had 2 black head of cattle with green ear tags strayed to her place on CR 338 and had checked with all her neighbors for any strays.

September 16, 2011

A resident on CR 453 reported that she had two mules on her property. Deputy Skinner spoke to the complainant and she told them who they belonged to.

Deputy Carvin spoke to complainant who reported that he was being harassed by his child’s mother. She was leaving him messages about getting a restraining order against him.

Deputy Kahn was dispatched to a fire on FM 141 near CR 120 that was possibly started by someone burning. A warning was issued for burn ban violation.

September 17, 2011

An employee at Cefco in Lexington reported that a man went into the store and was bleeding and stated that he got hit with a beer bottle. Deputy Carvin and Deputy Skinner responded to the call and took a report.

A motorist reported two donkeys walking down CR 453 @ Hwy 21. Deputy Carvin and Deputy Skinner removed them from the roadway.

Deputy Crockett was dispatched to a residence on FM 1624 in Lexington after a complainant reported hearing gun fire close by. The next door neighbor was dove hunting and was not shooting toward the complainant’s property.

A caller reported two horses out on Hwy 21 near the second Yegua Bridge in Dime Box. Deputy Liles ran the horses into a pasture down by the creek.

A motorist called and reported that her vehicle broke down and she needed a ride into town. Deputy Skinner searched Hwy 290 West near Hills, but the vehicle was not located.

September 18, 2011

Deputy Kahn and Deputy Skinner received a call from a woman advising that she got a call from her brother stating that he was hearing voices and wanted to harm himself. Subject was transported to the Sheriff’s Office for evaluation by MHMR.

A caller reported that while they were away from home someone went into their barn and took some hay. Deputy Skinner and Deputy Carvin took the report.

A complainant reported that sometime during the night someone shot his mailbox and destroyed it. His residence is on CR 302.

Deputy Crockett was dispatched to FM 696 to put up several cows that were out on the road. The cow owner was notified.

A caller reported that she could hear dogs barking inside a house on CR 402 and there did not appear to be anyone home. She was concerned for the dogs. Deputy Skinner went to the residence and everything was okay and the dog owner was home.

Jail Count:

09/18/2011: 52 Males: 40 Females: 12

In the Month of August the Lee County Sheriff ’s Office investigated 2 Assaults, 1 Assault Family Violence, 5 Burglaries and 7 Thefts.


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