2012-03-29 / Police

Sheriff’s Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

March 19, 2012

A motorist reported approx 6 black cows out on FM 619 near the Down Home Ranch. Deputy Liles responded and cleared the cattle off the roadway.

Deputy York was dispatched to FM 180 near FM 1697 to put up a horse that was out loose on the roadway.

Captain Gonzales and Deputy York assisted a Burleson County Trooper when he requested back up regarding a hit and run accident that took place in their county.

A complainant spoke to Deputy Crockett that her ex-husband keeps calling her and by doing so, is violating the protective order. The calls were recorded and charges are pending.

March 20, 2012

A concerned citizen reported that a tan SUV was parked on the side of the road on CR 200 and she requested that a deputy check on it. Deputy York located the vehicle and called the number on the note that was left on the dash.

Deputy York and Deputy Carvin were dispatched to CR 309 after a caller reported approx 30 head of cattle out on the road.

A motorist reported that a truck pulling a trailer broke down on the side of Hwy 77 near the turn off to Lincoln. The vehicle was partially blocking the outside lane. Deputy Ray located the vehicle and advised that a tow truck was at the scene.

Sheriff Meyer, Chief Deputy Lapham and Deputy Ray responded, along with Lexington Police Dept, B&M Ambulance, and Lexington EMS, to FM 1624 at the middle Yegua Creek after a caller reported seeing a vehicle run off the road into the creek.

Deputy Ray spoke to a complainant that requested a welfare check on someone that lives on Warren Road in Lexington. No one answered the door.

March 21, 2012

A complainant reported that he was asleep and woke up to a person in his house stealing items. The complainant confronted him and the subject threatened him with a 2x4. The complainant ran out of the house to the neighbor’s and called 9-1-1. Deputy Crockett and Deputy Allen took a report and investigation continues on this case.

The Sheriff’s Office received a call from a man advising that he was at a store in Lexington and he put his wallet on the store counter and when he was not looking, someone took it. Deputy Carvin took a report.

Deputy Skinner responded to a call on CR B in Lexington. A caller reported that two men were walking around with shovels and reflective vests claiming to be with the utility company. The vehicle was located and the two men were identified. It was verified that they work for Bluebonnet.

A caller spoke to Deputy Ray about possible credit card fraud. She believes someone she knows used one of her credit cards to rent a motel room. Information was taken and complainant was unsure if she wanted to pursue charges.

March 22, 2012

A motorist reported that he hit a deer on FM 2239 near CR 212. DPS was busy on FM 1624 so Deputy Rudolph took the call. TX Dot was notified to clear the dear from the roadway.

Captain Gonzales assisted a motorist on Hwy 290 W @ CR 200. The caller had a flat tire and needed assistance in getting her spare out of the trunk.

Several motorists reported 3 cows out on CR 430 East @ the first 90 degree turn. Deputy Rudolph located the owner on CR 430 and the cows were put up.

A caller reported a red car parked on CR 139 just off of Hwy 290 East. There was no one around it. Deputy Rudolph was dispatched to check out the vehicle.

A motorist reported large amounts of tire tread from a semi truck in the outside northbound lane of Hwy 77 North @ Brushy Creek.

Deputy Skinner and Deputy Liles responded to a disturbance at the Lee County Rodeo Arena. A caller reported that a male subject was yelling at people and throwing ice at them. The subject was having a family argument and left the arena.

March 23, 2012

The Sheriff’s Office received a call from a woman who reported that she was disabled and was being held captive at her daughter’s house. The location was unknown. Chief Deputy Lapham, Captain Gonzales, and Deputy Carvin located the woman who was okay, but appeared to be intoxicated. Lexington EMS was called to check her out and she was medically cleared. The daughter will be taking her mother back to Oklahoma.

Captain Gonzales was notified that a silver car ran the bus stop sign on FM 2440 near the subdivision outside of town and nearly hit the kids that were exiting. The license plate was run and a report was made. Investigation continues at this time.

March 24, 2012

A caller reported that when she left her house at 6: 30 am, everything was turned off. When she got back at 2 pm, some lights were turned on. Deputy York met the complainant on CR 127 and took a report.

Deputy Crockett was dispatched to FM 1624 near the Fedor Fire Dept after a motorist reported approx 10 cows out in the roadway.

EMS was dispatched to a residence on CR 330 in Lexington. Deputy York responded and assisted with setting up the landing zone for Air Evac.

Deputy Carvin spoke to a complainant who reported that her dog had been stolen from their house on PR 7703. Her husband was at a house on FM 141 and believed he located their dog. Both parties were spoken to and it was not their dog.

A complainant reported that there was a trail ride in front of her house and the music was so loud it was scaring her horses. Deputy Crockett, Deputy Carvin and Deputy Ray patrolled the area.

Deputy Ray spoke to a subject that was worried about her sister. She had not spoken to her for nearly a month and wanted someone to check on her. She called back and reported that she had just received a call from her sister and she was ok.

Jail Count:

03/24/2012: 47 Males: 39 Females: 8

Congratulations to all the area youth at this year’s Junior Livestock Show.


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