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2011-11-10 / Police

Sheriff’s Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

October 31, 2011

Deputy Khan was dispatched to FM 141 @ CR 430 after several motorists called and reported that cows were out on the roadway. The cows were located and removed from the road.

A caller requested that a deputy go out to his wife’s house and check on her because he left and she called him and threatened to hurt herself. Deputy Ray and Deputy York went to the residence on FM 141 and made contact with his wife. She was okay. Family members came from out of town and will be with her.

A complainant reported that a black Dodge Intrepid was parked in her driveway on CR 430 in Dime Box and she wanted someone to check it out. Deputy Rudolph responded to the call and determined that the vehicle was broken down and the driver was on scene with the part.

November 1, 2011

A motorist reported that someone hit a deer on Hwy 77 approx 1 mile north of Hwy 21 in Lincoln and the deer was still alive. Deputy Rudolph was dispatched to the scene and reported that the deer was deceased upon his arrival.

Deputy York spoke to a subject that came into the Sheriff’s Office to report that she had found a wedding ring at the gas station in Paige. A report was taken and the store and Bastrop County were notified. Wednesday morning Deputy York received a call from the owner of the ring and she was elated to get it back.

Deputy Skinner was dispatched to the Walch Store regarding a vehicle that had been parked in their parking lot unattended for several days. The owner of the vehicle showed up and hauled the vehicle off.

A caller reported that his girlfriend was suffering from post partum depression and threatened to harm herself. He was worried about the kids because she left with them. Deputy Rudolph was given a description of the vehicle and located her. Arrangements were made with her father and he was to pick them all up.

A concerned citizen reported that four kids on ATV’s were racing and sliding down the newly paved road in Lexington. Deputy Skinner patrolled the area.

November 2, 2011

Deputy Rudolph was dispatched to CR 113 to check on a white Ford truck that was parked in the road. One subject was arrested for public intoxication and booked into the Lee County Jail.

The Sheriff’s Office received a call from a woman who claimed that her boyfriend stabbed her in her shoulder with a knife. An ambulance and Chief Deputy Lapham and Deputy Liles responded to the call. The actor was said to be walking around the front yard with the knife still in his hand. Deputies advised that no one on the scene claimed to have called. One subject, who was attempting to hide, had warrants and was arrested.

A resident on CR 118 called and reported that he saw two cars drive onto his property and then turn around and leave at a high rate of speed. Deputy Carvin located the vehicles and advised they were UPR workers and they were looking for a railroad crossing that they had been receiving complaints about.

November 3, 2011

A caller reported that his soonto be ex-wife called him and said that she had been kicked by a horse and could not get out of the horse stall. He wanted a deputy to go with him to check on her. Chief Deputy Lapham and Deputy Liles responded and advised that she was ok and did not need medical attention.

Chief Deputy Lapham and Deputy Liles responded to a Life Alert call on CR 450 in Dime Box. Everything was ok and the Life Alert button was reset.

A caller requested assistance with traffic control on Hwy 77. They were moving a trailer from Fayette County. Chief Deputy Lapham and Deputy Liles assisted.

A motorist reported that there was a large dead deer in the middle of the roadway on FM 2239. Deputy Khan located the deer and removed it from the road.

Deputy Carvin was dispatched to check on a vehicle that had been parked at the Lincoln Community Center with its lights on for quite a while. The vehicle was located and it was a couple from the area talking. Everything was okay.

November 4, 2011

While on routine patrol Deputy Carvin rolled up on a one-car accident on FM 2440. A vehicle had struck a cow that was in the road.

Captain Gonzales attempted to locate cows that were out on CR 130. He patrolled the area and did not locate any cattle.

November 5, 2011

A caller reported that she went to check on her lease property and noticed that someone had knocked over their deer blinds. She had an idea who might have done it but wanted a deputy to meet with her. Deputy Ray met with the complainant and she was referred to the game warden for follow up.

Deputy Skinner received a report of heavy smoke coming from CR 329. He drove from Hwy 77 to Hwy 21 and on CR 329 and did not locate any smoke.

A complainant reported that someone broke into his house and stole several items. Deputy Skinner took the report and the investigation continues at this time.

Deputy Ray and Deputy Skinner responded to a one- vehicle rollover on FM 112. A caller reported that the driver got out of the vehicle and took off on foot into a pasture. The driver was located and airlifted to a hospital.

November 6, 2011

A local business reported that there was a truck parked beside their office and the guy was passed out. Deputy Rudolph located the vehicle and the driver was arrested for public intoxication.

The Sheriff’s Office received a call from a resident advising that his wife had passed away. She had a terminal illness and was a hospice patient. B&M Ambulance and Deputy Ray responded. Justice of the Peace Bise and Phillips and Luckey were dispatched to the scene.

A citizen reported that someone ran over their mailbox on CR 226. Deputy Ray was dispatched to the scene and took a report.

Deputy Skinner and Deputy Ray responded to a disturbance at a residence on FM 141 in Dime Box. Several criminal trespass warnings were issued.

Jail Count:

11/06/2011: 54 Males: 42 Females: 12

The Lee County Jail had 1210 inmate jail days in population and 54 inmate jail days in holding; the Lee County Dispatchers received 368 calls for service for the month of October. Good luck to Lexington and Giddings High School Football teams in their quest for the State Championship.

Let us honor and say thanks to our military Veterans on Veterans Day. This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave. Thanks to all the Veterans of Lee County for what you have done for our Country.

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