2011-11-24 / Police

Sheriff’s Report

November 14, 2011

While on routine patrol Deputy Carvin stopped on Hwy 77 North just north of FM 1624 at the scene of an accident. A vehicle had struck a deer. The information was taken for DPS.

Deputy Ray and Deputy Ayres were dispatched to CR 309 after a caller reported that cows were out on the roadway. The owner of the cattle was notified.

A caller reported that a male subject was deceased on CR 401 in Dime Box. Sheriff Meyer, Chief Deputy Lapham, Captain Gonzales, Deputy Ray and Deputy Ayres were dispatched to the scene, along with B& M Ambulance and Justice of the Peace Smith.

A concerned citizen reported that someone’s cows on CR 119 look to be in bad shape. Deputy Rudolph spoke to the owner of the cattle and everything was ok.

B& M Ambulance driver reported that he hit a deer in the ambulance while on a transport. There was no damage to the ambulance, but the deer was still in the roadway. Deputy Skinner was dispatched and was able to remove the deer from the roadway.

November 15, 2011

The Sheriff’s Office received a call from a woman stating that she had bought some property on CR 233, and while her husband was cleaning up, he noticed an abandoned jeep in the woods behind the property. Deputy Ray and Deputy Ayres were dispatched to the scene. Due to suspicious circumstances, Sheriff Meyer, Chief Deputy Lapham and Captain Gonzales were dispatched to the scene as well. The vehicle was towed to the Sheriff’s Office for processing and safe keeping.

A complainant reported that a dog had been tied to a tree for several days on CR 127. She reported that it did not have food or water or shelter from the rain. Deputy Ray and Deputy Ayres located the residence and spoke to the owner of the dog. The dog was moved to a sheltered area.

Deputy Ray and Deputy Ayres responded to a two vehicle accident on Hwy 290 West near CR 203. GVFD was dispatched with Jaws of Life because someone was reported to be trapped in their vehicle.

A complainant reported that his home is under construction on CR 230 and someone broke in and took several items. Deputy Ray and Deputy Ayres investigated the scene. The case is still under investigation.

A juvenile called and wanted to file assault charges on her mother because she had slapped her. Deputy Skinner went to the residence and spoke with both mother and child. The issues were resolved.

Child Protective Services called and requested an escort to a residence on FM 180. She had a court order signed by the judge to remove children from the home. The children were released to CPS without incident.

November 16, 2011

A motorist reported that several cows were out on the roadway on CR 133. Deputy Liles responded to the call and ran the cows off the road. The fence appears to be in poor shape and the owner will be notified to repair it as soon as possible.

Deputy York spoke to an animal complainant. She reported that an older black Lab strayed onto her property and would not leave. The animal shelter was called and will take custody of the dog.

Deputy Liles responded to a disturbance on CR 226. A caller reported that her soon to be exhusband was trying to gain entry to the property. She advised that he was there last week and got all his property so she did not know what he is wanting. The subject was gone prior to arrival. Deputy Liles made contact with the caller and gave her some options. A close patrol of the residence is in effect.

DPS Austin reported a stranded motorist on Hwy 77 North. Deputy York located the vehicle and spoke to the driver who advised he had help on the way.

November 17, 2011

A motorist reported that there was a vehicle in the ditch on Hwy 290 West. Deputy Liles checked on the vehicle and reported that the driver had a tire blow out and had help on the way already.

B&M Ambulance reported that they were on their way to a call and almost hit a herd of goats on FM 141 between CR 121 and CR 122. Deputy Liles was dispatched and advised the goats were no longer out on the road when he arrived.

A motorist reported that she was driving by 1990 CR 309 and saw a ram on the ground being attacked by a pack of dogs. Deputy Liles arrived on scene and was asked by the owner to put the ram down.

A caller reported that she found a mini red Pomeranian on the side of the road on Hwy 290 East across from Bluebonnet Electric. Caller stated that she will keep it and take care of it until the owner is located.

The Sheriff’s Office received a burglar alarm at a local business on Hwy 290. Deputy Liles and Deputy Ayres responded to the call. The key holder was on scene and the building was secure.

Deputy Liles assisted GVFD with traffic control on FM 2440. A trailer was leaking hydraulic fluid on the roadway near CR 101.

A caller reported that she received a call stating that a horse was out on the road near her property on CR 320. Deputy Crockett removed the horse from the roadway.

Deputy Carvin and Deputy Crockett responded to a residential alarm on PR 7022 in Lexington. The building and property appeared secure. The homeowner was notified of the alarm.

November 18, 2011

A complainant reported that she is having problems with her niece and she has asked her to leave but she refused. Chief Deputy Lapham responded and reported that the niece had left prior to his arrival.

The Sheriff’s Office received an anonymous call regarding lots of gun fire coming from PR 5000. Chief Deputy Lapham, Captain Gonzales, Deputy Rudolph, Deputy Ray and Deputy Ayres all responded and searched the area.

A motorist reported that he hit a deer on FM 112 and it busted out his windshield. Deputy Ray and Deputy Ayres wrote an accident report and the owner requested a wrecker.

Deputy Ray was contacted by a home health nurse to check on a female that lives on CR 200. The nurse spoke to her on the phone and she sounded incoherent. B&M was dispatched to the scene and checked out the subject and she was okay.

A caller reported that someone was burning something on the property directly north on FM 141 @PR 5000. Deputy Allen searched the area but did not locate anyone burning.

November 19, 2011

Deputy Rudolph spoke to a complainant regarding some horses out in a pasture on CR 309 near CR A in Lexington. She believes that they are not being fed and are starving. The owner was located and a report was


Union Pacific called and reported to Deputy Ray that a train was stopped at CR 118 @PR 1883 and a lady was running along the side of the train throwing rocks at it. The matter was resolved for now. Unknown if any charges will be filed.

Deputy Skinner and Deputy Ray were dispatched to a disturbance on CR 135. The caller stated that her boyfriend hit her and she asked him to leave but he refused. Deputies spoke to the complainant and she advised that he left before they arrived.

November 20, 2011

A caller reported that she could hear people arguing very loudly on PR 3431. Deputy Skinner and Deputy Khan responded and spoke to one of the persons involved who stated that the subject left for the night so they could calm down.

A child called the Sheriff’s Office and reported that everyone in the house was yelling at each other and were about to fight. Deputy Khan and Deputy Skinner responded to the residence on Ave G in Lexington. Parents were separated for the night.

Several motorists reported several black cows out on Hwy 77 South at the big curve. Deputy Rudolph responded and ran the cows off into a pasture.

Jail Count:

11/20/2011: 46 Males: 35 Females: 11

The staff of the Lee County Sheriff ’s Office wishes everyone a safe and Happy Thanksgiving.

The Giddings Police Department and Lee County Sheriff’s Office have started taking names for Blue Santa.

Good luck Friday night to the Lexington Eagles.



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