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2011-10-06 / Police

Sheriff’s Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

September 26, 2011

A caller reported that someone had dumped three bags of trash on CR 309 at CR 306. Deputy Liles wrote a report.

Deputy Liles was dispatched to a disturbance at the Westwood Villa Apartments. The caller stated that his wife was dealing with an irate subject. The problem was resolved.

Sheriff Meyer, Captain Gonzales and Deputy Crockett searched for a truck that had something dragging on the ground and was throwing sparks everywhere. Several small fires started along the highway. Dime Box, Lincoln and Giddings Fire Departments were paged out. A caller reported that the truck had stopped on Hwy 21 at the Burleson County line.

A motorist reported that a vehicle hit a cow on FM 180 at CR 132. Deputy Carvin assisted at the accident scene.

A complainant reported that his neighbors were shooting guns on PR 7028. He requested a deputy speak to them. Deputy Kahn was dispatched and spoke to the complainant.

September 27, 2011

A motorist reported that he hit a deer that was on the highway. He was east of Giddings but was not sure how far out. Deputy Kahn located the caller and gave him a blue form.

The Dime Box School reported that a female subject had left the campus and they had filed a criminal trespass warning on her already. Deputy Crockett spoke to the complainant who advised they wanted it documented that she was there.

A complainant reported that the same cows that continue to roam were out in his corn field again. Deputy Liles was dispatched and got the cows out of his pasture. The deputy will have the cattle picked up and taken to the auction barn if the owner can’t be located.

Deputy Crockett met with a complainant on Turner Lane. She advised that her sister had taken some of her stuff. The sister called and reported that she is the owner of the property. Statements were taken from both parties involved and the investigation continues at this time.

Deputy Carvin was dispatched to FM 180 at FM 1697 to put up approximately 20 head of cattle. The Deputy was able to run the cattle into a pasture and off the roadway.

September 28, 2011

A complainant reported that someone had dumped multiple bags of trash on FM 2239. Deputy York was dispatched and TX DOT was notified to have the trash picked up.

Deputy Kahn was dispatched to CR 230 to speak to a complainant who reported that his stepson had been assaulted by two juveniles and he wanted to file charges.

September 29, 2011

Deputy Skinner was dispatched to Hwy 77 near CR 449 after a motorist reported that someone had hit approximately 11 wild hogs. TX DOT was called out to clear the roadway to avoid problems with buzzards.

A caller reported that a brown, older model, truck had just stolen fuel out of a tank that is on his property on CR 401 in Dime Box. Captain Gonzales and Deputy Allen took a report. The investigation on this case continues.

The Sheriff’s Office received a 9-1-1 hang up call from the Post Office in Dime Box. Deputy Allen checked the building and found no one in or around the building.

September 30, 2011

A complainant reported that a maroon car was parked in someone’s driveway on CR 226 near the auction barn. All the doors to the vehicle were open and the driver was just sitting in the car. Captain Gonzales advised that the vehicle was gone prior to his arrival, but he searched the area.

Deputy Crockett and Deputy Liles were dispatched to a fight in progress at the Dime Box School. One subject was arrested and booked into the jail.

A caller requested a deputy speak to her mother regarding a criminal trespass warning that she wants to have served. Deputy Crockett spoke to the complainant.

The Sheriff’s Office received a residential burglar alarm on CR 326 in Lexington. Captain Gonzales checked the residence and advised that the property owner was on the scene and everything was ok.

October 1, 2011

A resident reported that he could hear yelling and gunfire on CR 403 in Dime Box. Deputy Carvin and Deputy Kahn searched the area but did not locate any yelling or gunfire.

The manager at Westwood Villa called and reported a suspicious vehicle in front of an apartment. Deputy Kahn and Deputy Carvin located the vehicle and issued a criminal trespass warning to the driver.

Deputy Crockett was dispatched to a grass fire, along with the Giddings Fire Dept., on CR 235.

A complainant reported that sometime the night before, his mailbox, located on CR 405 in Lexington, was damaged. Deputy Crockett advised that a neighbor also had his mailbox damaged.

A caller reported that he believed there were under aged kids drinking alcohol at the Dime Box Rodeo. Deputy Crockett patrolled the area.

Deputy Kahn and Deputy Rudolph were dispatched to a disturbance on Stephen F. Austin St. in Dime Box. The disturbance was regarding a child custody issue. An information report was taken and the matter was temporarily resolved.

A caller reported that her juvenile nephew and his father were fighting. The complainant was on her way to the residence on FM 141. Deputy Rudolph and Deputy Kahn were dispatched and the juvenile was released to his aunt with parental consent.

October 2, 2011

A caller reported that a silver truck was parked at the Walch Store and a man and a woman were walking around the vehicle.

Deputy Kahn was dispatched and reported that the vehicle had left prior to his arrival and the store was secure.

Fayette County called and requested assistance in locating a silver Chevrolet Impala that hit a rock entrance and kept going. The vehicle was last seen in the Warda area. Deputy Kahn searched the area but was unable to locate a vehicle matching the description.

Deputy Liles was dispatched to FM 180 at FM 1697 after a truck driver reported several cows out. The cows were located and removed from the roadway.

The Sheriff’s Office received a call from a subject wanting assistance in locating his mother. She had left the day before for Magnolia and had not returned home. Deputy Crockett spoke to the complainant and had dispatch send a welfare concern via TLETS to all stations in region 2 and 6. Approximately one hour later the complainant called back and reported that his mother had returned home.

Jail Report

Jail Count: 10/02/2011: 38 Males: 28 Females: 10

The Lee County Jail had 1317 inmate jail days in population and 52 inmate jail days in holding and the Lee County Dispatchers received 374 calls for service for the month of September. Also, this past week, we had 41 calls for cattle on roadway.

CRIME STOPPERS PAYS CASH REWARDS FOR INFORMATION ON CRIMES IN LEE COUNTY.

1-866-930-TIPS (8477)

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