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2011-12-01 / Police

Sheriff’s Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

November 21, 2011

Deputy Khan spoke to a complainant regarding problems she was having with her soon to be ex- husband. When she returned home, she found things out of place and wanted it on file.

A resident on CR 117 reported that someone had beaten up his mailbox again. Deputy Liles put the residence on close patrol.

A caller reported that a black extended cab truck was parked in the ditch near his parent’s house on Hwy 290. Deputy York ran the license plate to check if it was stolen and to find out who the vehicle was registered to.

Deputy York and Deputy Liles searched Hwy 290 West for a reckless driver. A motorist reported that a vehicle was driving on the wrong side of the road.

A motorist reported that he had a rollover wreck on CR 316 in Lexington. He advised that he was not injured and did not need an ambulance. Chief Deputy Lapham and Deputy Ayres responded to the accident.

An anonymous caller reported to Deputy York that some cows on CR 113 appeared to be in bad shape and appeared to be starving. The matter is under investigation at this time.

Deputy Liles was dispatched to CR C in Blue after a caller reported hearing some type of explosion coming from the area. The area was checked, but nothing could be located.

A caller reported that a blue vehicle was parked in the roadway on CR 402. Deputy Liles advised that the vehicle was off the roadway and had a trooper red tag it.

Several callers reported a one vehicle roll over on CR 309 near the fire station. Deputy York and Deputy Liles responded to the scene to assist with traffic control. Trooper Manner arrested the driver and charged him with driving while intoxicated.

A caller reported that his daughter hit a deer on FM 2440. She was not injured and a wrecker was not needed. Deputy York took the accident report.

Deputy Carvin and Deputy Crockett were dispatched to a disturbance on CR 430 in Dime Box. The complainant reported that he was having problems with his teenage son yelling and cursing at him. The son had left the residence prior to arrival.

November 22, 2011

A motorist reported that there was a large bird in the middle of Hwy 290 East near CR 235. It appeared to be injured and vehicles are swerving to avoid hitting it. Deputy York located the bird and reported that it was deceased and off the roadway.

The Sheriff’s Office received a call from a complainant on CR 325 in Lexington stating that someone drove off in her husband’s black Ford truck. The truck left the residence heading east-bound on CR 326. Deputy Liles and Deputy Ayres responded to the call. The complainant called back and cancelled the call because a local mechanic shop had picked it up because it needed some work done to it.

A hospital emergency room called and reported that they had a male subject being treated for multiple lacerations from being attacked by four dogs while walking through his pasture. Deputy York went to the hospital and took a report.

Deputy Crockett was dispatched to FM 141 after a caller reported that there was a large object on the road and vehicles were swerving to avoid hitting it. It was a large wooden saw horse and someone had stopped and removed it from the road.

A Lexington resident on Hale St. called and reported that a young male knocked on her door trying to sell her Directv and he did not appear to know what he was selling. She advised that he was wearing dark clothes and she was afraid. Deputy Skinner was dispatched to Lexington. The Sheriff’s Office received several more calls regarding a white female knocking on doors also. Deputy Skinner was able to locate the male subject and spoke to his supervisor. They were legitimate and the complainants were notified that Deputy Skinner had located the subjects.

Deputy Carvin, Deputy Crockett and Deputy Skinner assisted Trooper Manner at the scene of an accident on Hwy 21. A caller reported that an elderly female was trapped in the vehicle. GVFD responded with the Jaws of Life and B& M Ambulance was dispatched also.

November 23, 2011

A motorist reported that she hit a deer on Hwy 77 and pulled over to the side of the road. Deputy Liles responded to the accident and gave the driver a blue form to file with her insurance.

Another motorist called and reported that he had also hit a deer that was on Hwy 77 North approx 2-3 miles north of Hwy 21. Deputy York and Deputy Ayres responded to that accident.

Deputy Khan spoke to a complainant who reported that he was supposed to get his children for Thanksgiving, but he found out that his ex-wife took the kids to Mexico. A report was taken.

An anonymous caller reported that the people that live on CR 226 approx 4 miles off Hwy 290 were burning brush and trash. Deputy Allen located the property owner and told them to put the fire out.

A caller reported that a wreckertype truck, occupied by two white men, was going door to door asking for a certain subject. Deputy Khan searched the area but was unable to locate the subjects.

Deputy Allen assisted Trooper Manner at the scene of an accident on FM 448 @ CR 213. The stop sign was knocked down and there was damage to the railroad equipment.

November 24, 2011

A caller reported a hit and run that occurred at the Bullpen. He advised that a black Chevrolet was backing up and scraped the front end of his car and then took off on CR 217. Deputy Khan and Trooper Manner looked for a vehicle matching the description, but were unable to locate it. The driver was given a blue form for insurance purposes.

A motorist reported a reckless driver on Hwy 290 West heading eastbound. The vehicle was said to be all over the roadway. Deputy Khan located the vehicle and the driver was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated. Several callers reported cows out on FM 1624 between Hwy 77 and Hwy 21. Deputy Rudolph ran the cows off the roadway.

A caller reported that he fell asleep and ran off the road on Hwy 21 and wrecked out. He advised that he was not injured, but would need a wrecker. Deputy Ray assisted with traffic control.

Deputy Rudolph met with a complainant on CR 230 who wanted to file a theft report. A report was taken and investigation continues at this time.

St Joseph Hospital called and spoke to Deputy Allen about a 2 year-old child that was bitten by her grandmother’s dog. The dog will be quarantined for at least 10 days to check for signs of rabies.

November 25, 2011

Deputy Khan and Deputy Allen responded to a disturbance at a residence on FM 3403 in Lincoln. A caller reported that there were some guys outside his house. He advised they possibly had guns. Deputies reported that everything was okay and no one had guns. Everyone went home for the night.

A motorist reported that a vehicle had hit a cow that was out on Hwy 290 @ CR 202. Deputy Khan and Deputy Allen assisted Trooper Early with the accident.

A caller requested that a deputy check on her friend that lives on FM 141. She was afraid that she may try to harm herself. Deputy York checked the residence but she was not home.

Deputy Liles was dispatched to a disturbance on PR 1413 in Dime Box. A caller stated that he was supposed to have his daughter for the weekend and had his copy of the court order. His ex-girlfriend showed up and wanted to take their daughter. The matter was resolved - the child stayed the weekend with her father.

A complainant reported that someone was burning something on CR 309 in Lexington. Deputy Crockett searched and located the source. Subject was burning in a 3 foot deep pit and was told to put it out.

November 26, 2011

Fayette County requested assistance with an ambulance on Hwy 290 East near the county line at the scene of a rollover accident. B&M Ambulance was dispatched, along with Deputy Liles, to assist until Fayette County arrived on scene.

A complainant called and reported that someone shot and destroyed his mailbox on CR 309 in Lexington. Deputy Liles spoke to the complainant and put a close patrol on CR 309.

The Sheriff’s Office received a call from a complainant on CR 114. She spoke to Deputy York and advised that the Yegua Creek runs through her property and someone had been dumping bags of trash in the creek. Investigation continues at this time.

Deputy Skinner was dispatched to CR 430 @ CR 121 in Dime Box. A caller reported that someone was burning copper off the wire. The subject was located and was issued a citation.

A motorist called and reported that his vehicle stalled on the side of the road. Deputy Carvin checked on the driver who needed and requested a wrecker.

November 27, 2011

Deputy Crockett responded to an accident on Hwy 77 North and assisted Trooper Weiser. Two people were transported to the hospital.

A motorist reported that a dark blue BMW was traveling at a high rate of speed and passing other vehicles unsafely on Hwy 21 heading westbound. Deputy Liles attempted to locate the vehicle.

A caller reported that a vehicle was broken down and was partially in the roadway on Hwy 290 West. Deputy Crockett located the vehicle and the driver had a wrecker already on the way.

Deputy Crockett spoke to a complainant regarding his sister that had not been seen in several months. Information was gathered and investigation continues at this time.

Jail Report

Jail Count: 11/27/2011: 42 Males: 32 Females: 10

The Lee County Commissioners have lifted the burn ban. It is recommended that you burn with the safety of property in mind. Good luck to Lexington in the Region III championship against Arp in Waco Friday Night.

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