2011-10-27 / Police

Sheriff’s Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

October 17, 2011

A caller reported that her dogs had been barking since dark and she requested that someone check out her property on FM 1624. Deputy Khan was dispatched and searched the area but did not locate anything out of the ordinary.

Deputy Ray assisted Trooper Weiser at the scene of a hit and run accident on Hwy 290 East. A motorist reported that a vehicle hit the side of his truck and just kept going.

A city of Giddings employee called and requested for a deputy to meet him out at the golf course. There had been some vandalism and requested a close patrol. Deputy Ray met with the complainant.

Dispatch received a 9-1-1 call from a woman who sounded very afraid. She stated that there were some crazy people at her house on Post Oak Dr. A minute later she said not to send any officers because everything was ok, and hung up. Captain Gonzales and Deputy Ray spoke to the complainant who told them the people had left on foot and gave them a direction of travel.

A resident on CR 309 called and reported that her neighbors were shooting guns toward her house. Deputy Rudolph spoke to the complainant and she wanted it to be on record.

October 18, 2011

Deputy Skinner was dispatched to FM 180 near the state park to put up cows that were out on the roadway. He was able to run them off into a pasture.

Dispatch received a 9-1-1 hang up call. When the number was dialed back a female sounded as if she was in a panic, but the phone went dead. Deputy Rudolph was dispatched to check on the situation. The caller’s husband was having trouble breathing and needed an ambulance.

Deputy Allen and Deputy Rudolph were dispatched to a residential alarm. They checked the residence and the perimeter and found everything to be ok.

October 19, 2011

A caller reported that a white BMW was parked at the church on CR 118. They were trying to mow but they needed the car removed. Chief Deputy Lapham spoke to the pastor and they decided to leave a note on the vehicle’s windshield.

A caller reported a suspicious vehicle on CR 216. The vehicle was described as a dark blue 4 door car that was driving up and down the roadway. Deputy Liles searched the area but was unable to locate a vehicle matching the description.

A complainant reported that stray cows were on his rent pasture again on CR 444. Deputy Ray located the owner’s brother and advised him of the situation.

October 20, 2011

Deputy Skinner was dispatched to CR 415 to speak to a complainant about some stolen property. A report was taken and the investigation continues on this case.

The Sheriff’s Office received a residential burglar alarm on CR 119. Deputy Crockett checked the house and property and found everything to be ok.

Deputy Carvin and Deputy Khan spoke to a complainant on CR 118. She advised that her neighbor stole her dog. The dog was returned to the owner.

October 21, 2011

A caller reported that someone had dug up family monuments and graves at St. John’s Cemetery in Dime Box. Deputy Ray responded to the call and reported that a

company out of La Grange is being contracted to re-level the headstones.

Chief Deputy Lapham, Captain Gonzales, Deputy Ray and Deputy York responded to a mental subject and possible suicidal subject at Camp Tejas. Deputies were able to locate the subject, but after speaking to him, determined that all was fine.

Deputy Allen and Deputy Rudolph assisted at the scene of a 3-vehicle accident on Hwy 21 East. Three vehicles hit the same dead cow that was in the roadway.

A complainant called and reported that she lives at Westwood Villa Apartments and her landlord shot her cat. Deputy Rudolph took the information and the investigation continues on this case.

The Sheriff’s Office received a call from a subject requesting that a deputy do a welfare check on his children who live with their mother at Shady Oaks. He had tried several attempts to call her, but she never answered. Deputy Rudolph talked to the mother and the children were fine.

October 22, 2011

Deputy Ray attempted to locate a dark colored truck that was reported to be driving recklessly on Hwy 21. No vehicle matching the description given was located.

A complainant came to the Sheriff’s Office and spoke to Deputy Allen about getting her vehicle back from a subject who did some work on it and was paid. She also showed Deputy Allen a large bruise on her arm where the subject had grabbed her arm. A report was taken and charges are pending at this time.

Deputy Rudolph was dispatched to Hwy 21 West to check on a stranded motorist. The driver reported that she had a spare tire but no jack to fix the flat. Deputy Rudolph assisted and got the tire changed.

October 23, 2011

Deputy Rudolph removed several cows off Hwy 77 North @ Nails Creek.

A complainant called and reported that he was assaulted by someone while he was standing in his driveway. Deputy Rudolph took a report and charges were filed.

Deputy Allen took an accident report after a caller reported that she hit a deer and her vehicle was leaking fluids. She had an AAA wrecker on the way already.

Jail Count:

10/23/2011: 44 Males: 32 Females: 12

Let’s have a safe and Happy Halloween next Monday. Parents should think safety first when taking their children out to trick or treat. Parents may consider adding reflective tape or striping to costumes and trick or treat bags for greater visibility.

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