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2012-04-05 / Police

Sheriff’s Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

March 26, 2012

A complainant reported that her 16 year old son pushed her down and hit her. She wanted to file charges on him. He left the residence on CR 226 and was on foot. Deputy Ayres located the juvenile and took him back to the residence. He was issued a citation for assault family violence.

Deputy Rudolph was dispatched to a residence on CR 430 in Dime Box after a caller reported that someone had pried open her back door and took all her food. A report was made for burglary of a habitation. Investigation continues at this time.

Deputy Liles and Deputy Rudolph were dispatched to a disturbance at Town & Country Mobile Home Park after a caller reported that his landlord entered his residence while he was in the shower and was yelling at him. The landlord had served him with an eviction notice a few days prior, but was advised to stay away from the residence.

The Sheriff’s Office attempted to locate a female that was reported to be intoxicated and drove off from a residence on S. Caldwell St. with her child in the vehicle. Deputy Rudolph located the vehicle at Hilltop Chevron. The Police Dept was notified of the location of the vehicle.

March 27, 2012

A motorist reported 3 cows out on FM 112 approx 3 miles out of Lexington. Deputy Liles was dispatched to the call.

Chief Deputy Lapham and Deputy Ayres assisted DPS at the scene of a hit and run accident on FM 448. A truck hit a man driving a motorcycle and left the scene. Deputies searched for the truck and located it off of FM 2239. The driver was not on scene. The truck was brought to the Sheriff’s Office and held for processing by the DPS Crime Lab. A warrant has been issued for the driver of the truck and the subject is entered as a wanted person in the TCIC/NCIC computer.

A resident reported a suspicious vehicle on CR 224 @ CR 225. The vehicle was described as a white Jeep Cherokee. The license plate was given to Deputy Allen who was searching for the vehicle. A close patrol has been put into effect on all shifts.

The Sheriff’s Office received a call from the Dime Box School. They reported that a young child, approx 2 years of age, had walked away from her residence and was at the school. School authorities reported that this was not the first time. Deputy Ayres was dispatched to the school and dispatch contacted CPS and advised them of the situation. The mother was located, asleep at her residence and was arrested and charged with Abandoning/ Endangering a Child.

A caller reported that there was a group of men going to houses on CR 117 saying they do asphalt work and would like them checked out. Deputy Ayres located the group and made contact with the company to verify if they were legitimate.

Deputy Skinner was dispatched to FM 180 in Ledbetter to remove cows from the roadway.

March 28, 2012

An off duty Burleson County Deputy called and reported that he saw a woman walking down the road on FM 1624 near CR 124. Deputy Skinner was dispatched but advised that she possibly got a ride because he could not locate her.

Deputy Skinner was dispatched to Hwy 77 South after a caller reported two females walking around. The complainant stated that she had seen them the day before and was worried about them. They were located and ok. A motorist had stopped and given them a ride.

A caller reported that a blond lab had been hit by a vehicle on FM 141 and needed to be put down. Deputy York responded to the call, but advised that the dog was deceased upon his arrival.

Deputy York was dispatched to CR 204 to meet with a complainant at an oilfield lease regarding a theft. A report was made and investigation continues at this time.

Deputy Allen was dispatched to Hwy 290 @ FM 180 to remove several cows from the roadway.

March 29, 2012

Several callers reported an accident on Hwy 77 in Lincoln. Deputy Ray, Deputy Carvin, Deputy Rudolph and Deputy Liles all assisted with traffic control.

Deputy Liles and Deputy Rudolph responded to a disturbance at a residence on CR 432 in Dime Box. A caller complained that a female was at his house and he wanted her to leave, but she refused.

Captain Gonzales responded to a call regarding several cows out on FM 180 approx 2 miles south of CR 132 in Ledbetter. The cows ran into a pasture approx 2 miles north of CR 131.

A caller reported suspicious activity at a residence on PR 8044. A Uhaul truck was seen near this property, but Chief Deputy Lapham checked the residence and everything was ok.

A complainant spoke to Deputy Skinner regarding his neighbor’s dogs that were killing his chickens and attacking his dog. Deputy Skinner attempted to speak to the dog owner, but he was not home.

Captain Gonzales and Deputy York responded to a call on East Hwy 21 after a caller reported that a man entered his residence and took some property that did not belong to him. The man went back and was returning the items. No charges were filed.

Deputy York responded to a burglary at the Shady Oaks Subdivision. A generator had been stolen. A report for burglary of a building was taken.

A caller reported that her husband had hit her and she was hiding in a room. Deputy Carvin and Deputy Ray responded to the call on CR B. There was no indication of an assault. The caller left the house for the night.

March 30, 2012

Several motorists called and reported miniature horses out on Hwy 290 in Ledbetter. Deputy Ayres searched the highway but did not locate any loose horses.

Deputy Allen responded to a minor accident on FM 696 near Arrowhead Storages. The first responder advised that the driver left the vehicle, but it was completely off the roadway and there was no property damage to anything.

A motorist reported that a red truck was parked in the roadway on CR 107 near Hwy 21. He did not see anyone around the vehicle. Deputy Crockett located the vehicle and spoke to the driver who advised that the vehicle had broken down and a wrecker was on the way.

The Sheriff’s Office received numerous 9-1-1 calls regarding a head-on collision on Hwy 290 West. Chief Deputy Lapham, Deputy Allen and Deputy Crockett responded and assisted with traffic control.

A resident on CR 404 called and advised that his neighbor’s pit bull nearly attacked him and he wanted to make a report. Deputy Crockett spoke to the pit bull owner who advised that his dog accidentally got out and he agreed to keep it on a leash.

March 31, 2012

A complainant requested a welfare check on his children. He reported that they were home with a couple that had been drinking all day. Deputy Rudolph checked and everyone was asleep and the female that came to the door was not intoxicated.

Deputy Rudolph attempted to locate an accident on Hwy 77 South. The caller was unsure if it was in Lee or Fayette County. The vehicle was located just inside Fayette County. Fayette County was notified.

The Police Dept. requested assistance at Bucees with a female that was trying to run over her boyfriend and ran into the ice cooler and a pole.

Deputy Crockett and Deputy Rudolph responded to an accident on FM 3403 approx 1 mile off Hwy 77. Deputy assisted with traffic control until a Fayette County Trooper arrived on scene.

A caller reported that there were some men from Burton trying to start a fight at the arena on FM 3403. The subjects were leaving, but they requested a deputy walk through. Deputy Rudolph walked around for a while and made sure all was ok.

April 1, 2012

Deputy Liles and Deputy Rudolph were dispatched to a disturbance in Dime Box. A caller reported that a male was saying he was going to kill him. The deputies drove around Doozies, but it was closed. They located a male walking down the road and stopped and talked to him, but he didn’t know anything that was going on.

A caller reported that her exboyfriend had been following her and then he got in front of her vehicle and slammed on his brakes. He got out of his vehicle and pushed her. He left when she called the law. Deputy Liles spoke to the complainant and she did not want to file any charges at this time.

A motorist reported that several cows were out on FM 180 approx 7 ½ miles from Hwy 290. Deputy Ayres was dispatched.

Deputy Ayres took a report regarding some juveniles ganging up on some other juveniles at the Boy Scout Camp on CR 121.

Jail Count: 04/01/2012: 45 Male: 39 Female: 6

Wishing everyone a Happy Easter and safe holiday travel.

Citizens need to be aware of different scams going on, including Traveling Asphalt and Paving Companies, and citizens receiving calls about close relatives being in Jail in another Country and needing sums of money to get them out of jail. Do not become a victim of these scams.

CRIME STOPPERS PAYS CASH REWARDS FOR INFORMATION ON CRIMES IN LEECOUNTY. 1-866-930-TIPS (8477)

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