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2012-01-12 / Police

Sheriff’s Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

January 2, 2012

Deputy Skinner spoke to a complainant regarding a young child that had a dog bite to the face. The dog was a mix breed pit bull and had not had all its shots.

A caller requested a welfare check on a friend that was staying with some friends on CR C. He stated that she was ill and wanted to go to the hospital but her friends would not take her. Deputy Ray spoke to all parties involved and they were taking her to the hospital.

Deputy Skinner was dispatched to FM 1697 near FM 180 after a motorist reported cows out on the roadway. The cows ran into the woods.

January 3, 2012

A motorist reported that a horse was running around loose on FM 3403 @ CR 446 in Lincoln. Deputy Carvin reported that the horse was no longer running loose.

Chief Deputy Lapham removed a hog carcass off CR 133.

A complainant called and requested that a deputy meet him at his property on CR 125 because he had some items stolen. Chief Deputy Lapham responded to the call and a report was taken.

Deputy Liles met with a complainant on Hwy 290 East after she reported hearing gun fire close by. The subjects that were shooting were located.

Motorists reported that the same cows were out again on FM 1697 @ FM 180. The Sheriff’s Office is in the process of locating the owner and having the cows picked up and taken to the auction barn.

A caller reported that her husband got mad at her and was yelling at her and pulling her hair. Deputy Liles spoke to both parties involved and one of them agreed to leave the residence.

January 4, 2012

Deputy Ray assisted Trooper Weiser at the scene of an accident on FM 112 approx 4 miles out of Lexington. There were no injuries reported.

A citizen found a brown case with a pair of glasses on CR 233 just off Hwy 290 East. Deputy York took possession of the glasses until they are claimed.

Deputy Crockett assisted at an accident on Hwy 77 North near the Milam County line. A trooper from Fayette County was dispatched to work the accident.

A motorist reported cows out on CR 430 near CR 441 in Dime Box. Deputy Allen and Deputy Ayres were dispatched and ran the animals off the road.

The Sheriff’s Office received a call from a female stating that a male and a female were physically fighting in the back yard. There were no weapons involved. Deputy Ayres and Deputy Allen responded. A report was taken for an assault class C.

Deputy Crockett was dispatched to put up a large black cow that was out on FM 696 @ CR 401.

January 5, 2012

A Bastrop County deputy reported that he was out with an abandoned dark blue Ford Taurus that had the back window broken out on FM 2104. Deputy Allen and Deputy Ayres ran the license plate and located the owner. He advised that the vehicle broke down and the window was already broken out.

Deputy York was given information about a Charolais bull missing for approx 1 week. The bull has a #33 blue tag in the right ear and has two diamond cut notches in the left ear.

A motorist reported that the cows are out again at FM 197 @ Nail’s Creek. Deputy York ran them back off the roadway.

A complainant reported two subjects walking around PR 5000 in Ledbetter and they appeared suspicious. Deputy Ayres and Deputy Allen patrolled the area.

January 6, 2012

Deputy Liles received information that a young male went to a residence on Hwy 77 and asked for a ride. The subject seemed disoriented. The juvenile was located and identified. He was given a courtesy ride to Lexington.

A motorist reported loose livestock on Hwy 77 South. She stated that several motorists stopped and were trying to get them off the road. Chief Deputy Lapham and Deputy Liles were able to run them off the roadway.

A caller reported that her husband was trying to kick her and their 1 year old out of the house. While she was sitting in the vehicle he kept trying to break a window out and then he began slashing the tires. Chief Deputy Lapham, Captain Gonzales, Deputy Liles and Deputy Rudolph responded to the disturbance. Subject was arrested and charged with assault family violence and transported to the Lee County Jail.

Deputy Liles and Deputy Rudolph responded to a fight in progress on FM 141 in Dime Box. No report was taken. All parties involved are scheduled to give their statements at the office this week.

A resident on CR 309 called and reported that while he was riding his bike, a neighbor’s dog bit him. Deputy Skinner took a report.

Deputy Carvin and Deputy Skinner checked out at a residence on Caldwell St. to attempt warrant service.

January 7, 2012

Deputy Skinner and Deputy Carvin assisted Burleson County in attempting to locate a dirt bike that had been stolen in their county but last seen heading toward Lee County.

A truck driver called and reported that he was in a tanker filled with hydrogen and had a flat tire on Hwy 290 West, approx 1 mile west of PR 2907. He was off the roadway and had triangles out, but was worried because of the fog. Deputy Rudolph assisted with traffic control until the fog cleared.

Several motorists reported cows were out on CR 401 in Lexington. Deputy Liles was dispatched and reported that the cows ran back into the fenced area.

A complainant requested a civil standby on CR E in Lexington. Deputy Carvin met the complainant at the residence and stood by as she gathered her belongings.

Deputy Skinner and Deputy Carvin were dispatched to an open door at a residence in Lexington. Deputies searched the house and property and found everything to be ok.

The Sheriff’s Office received a call that a male subject was assaulting his girlfriend at a residence on PR 1001. Actor was gone upon arrival. A report was taken and charges are pending at this time.

January 8, 2012

Deputy Liles spoke to a caller regarding a child custody issue in Lexington. Subject was advised to contact an attorney so she could get the proper paperwork regarding her child.

A caller requested EMS on FM 141 because her child had his finger stuck in a can. Deputy Liles and B& M Ambulance were dispatched to the residence. Deputy Liles was able to free the child’s finger and he was not injured.

The Sheriff’s Office received a call regarding four teenagers that came out of a wooded area on FM 696 @ CR 401 in Lexington. Deputy Rudolph was assisted by Lexington Police and located the subjects. One subject was wanted by Burleson County and was transported to the county line. The other three subjects were identified and released to a parent.

Deputy Liles met with a complainant on FM 180. The subject stated that someone had been shooting a gun most of the night and they had just started shooting again. Deputy Liles located the source and advised them to be careful.

Jail Count:

01/08/2012: 49 Males: 41 Females: 8

The Lee County Jail had 1264 inmate jail days in population and 47 inmate jail days in holding and the Lee County Dispatchers received 315 calls for service for the month of December.

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