2012-01-19 / Police

Lexington Police Report

By Chief Jerry Bowden


Hello again from your Chief. Your Police Officers have been very busy serving you, and your Chief and Captain Yarbrough have continued several criminal investigations. Several incidents and offenses have been reported and investigated and some investigations are still underway. Arrests have been made, including the arrest this week of a wanted fugitive. Three more cases have been filed with the Grand Jury this week and other cases are being prepared.

A few items of police activity are noted as follows:

January 9, 2012

At 10:44 pm: Officer Gaskamp responded to an alarm at Herk’s Country Store. Checked ok.

January 10, 2012

At 6:10 pm: Chief Bowden, Captain Yarbrough, Officer Gaskamp, and Officer Nurse executed a SWAT raid at a residence in the 400 block of Avenue G in search of one David Johnson, a wanted fugitive on multiple felony warrants, possibly armed. Chief Bowden and Captain Yarbrough located Johnson concealed in a wall in the bathroom area. He was arrested without incident and booked into the Lee County Jail. The arrested person was wanted on Felony Warrants from Bastrop County for Burglary of a Habitation, from Lexington for Auto Theft, and from the Texas Bureau of Pardon and Parole for the offenses of Burglary and Engaging in Organized Criminal Activity. Lexington Officers were assisted in this operation by Lee County Chief Deputy Nathan Lapham, Deputy Allen, and Deputy Aayres.

At 8:53 pm Officer Gaskamp was dispatched to the 200 block of Avenue G reference a welfare check on a child. Checked ok.

January 11, 2012

12:30am: Officers Gaskamp and Nurse observed a suspicious vehicle parked at the Round Top State Bank. Upon making contact with the driver, it was ascertained he was a traveler from San Marcos and was sleeping.

January 12, 2012

Usual patrols.

January 13, 2012

Usual patrols.

:January 14, 2012 Usual patrols.

January 15, 2012

Usual patrols.

We are your Police Department and we are pleased to serve you. These police reports are submitted each week in order to maintain transparency in government, and for your interest and enjoyment. Your Police Department wishes everyone a Happy Dr. Martin Luther King Day!

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