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2011-11-17 / Police

Lexington Police Report

By Chief Jerry Bowden

Hello again from your Chief. Your Police Officers have been very busy with continuing training and patrol. I am happy to be back in Lexington after staying one week at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville where I attended one week of State mandated in-service training for Police Chiefs. The training was excellent and I learned many things that will enhance the quality of police service to you, but it is good to be home. Several incidents and offenses have been reported and investigated and some investigations are still underway. A few items of police activity are noted as follows:

November 8, 2011

At 7:00 p.m. Officer Gaskamp gave a safety presentation to the local Boy Scouts at the Baptist Church.

November 9, 2011

At 6:00 a.m. Captain Yarbrough and Officer Nurse went to Avenue G reference a civil matter.

At 9:20 a.m. Capt. Yarbrough and Officer Nurse were dispatched to the County Clerk’s Office reference a complaint of harassment.

At 4:00 p.m. Capt. Yarbrough and Officer Nurse went to Judge Hester’s office on law enforcement business.

November 10, 2011

At 11:10 p.m. Officer Nurse responded to the 1000 block of Cherry Street to assist a citizen in gaining access to her vehicle.

At 10:20 p.m. Capt. Yarbrough and Officer Nurse were dispatched to the 5000 block of Hwy. 696 East reference a report of a prowler. Checked OK.

November 11, 2011

At 8:00 a.m. Capt. Yarbrough, and Officer Nurse arrived at the PD and spoke with a local citizen about her ducks and chickens having been killed by a dog In the 1000 block of Cherry Street.

At 8:10 p.m. Capt. Yarbrough and Officer Nurse went to the 1000 block of Cherry Street and issued a citation for dogs at large.

At 6:00 p.m. Capt. Yarbrough and Officer Nurse patrolled the area of 3rd Street and Hale Street in order to locate a stray dog. Unable to locate.

At 8:30 p.m. Officer Nurse issued a citation in the 9100 block of Hwy. 77.

At 9:30 a.m. Officer Nurse went to the Lexington High School and represented the Police Department at the Veterans Day celebration.

At 1:00 p.m. Officer Nurse was dispatched to CEFCO reference a gasoline leak. OK

At 3:33 p.m. Captain Yarbrough and Officer Nurse were dispatched to the 400 block of Cherry Street reference a major traffic accident with injuries. Report filed.

November 12, 2011

At 11:30 p.m. Officer Gaskamp was dispatched to the City Park reference a citizen who had locked herself out of her car. Assistance rendered.

November 13, 2011

At 12:30 a.m. Officer Gaskamp removed a dead deer from the roadway on Hwy. 77 about one mile south of Lexington.

At 7:47 p.m. Officer Gaskamp responded to the area of the City Barn on Hwy. 1624 in order to intercept a reckless driver. Unable to locate.

At 9:44 p.m. Downtown Square checked by Chief Bowden. All OK.

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. Please call us anytime you need us and we will be there for you.

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