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2012-04-19 / Police

Lexington Police Report

by Captain Clarence Yarbourgh

April 9, 2012

Cpt. Yarbrough assisted the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Department Parole Division in gathering statements and speaking with a victim. The victim feared the perpetrator and was very hesitant and reluctant to come forward. With the assurance of justice, the victim arrived at the Lexington Police Department and provided the necessary statements to have the violent offender’s parole revoked. The offender was identified as Tramaine Lasalle Crockett (28 YOA from Giddings, TX). A parole revocation “Blue Warrant” was obtained to have the violent offender remanded to a penal institution to serve the remaining time on his parole sentence.

Cpt. Yarbrough assisted Trooper Thorp with a motorist assist on HWY 77 just south of Lexington. The motorist was hauling a travel trailer and had a flat.

Cpt. Yarbrough was dispatched to assist the Lee County Sheriff’s Office on a disturbance call in the area of CR 415. The issue was between a parent and a juvenile. Yarbrough explained to the juvenile what actions would be taken by Law Enforcement against them should they continue rebelling and leaving the residence without the consent of their parents.

Cpt. Yarbrough and Officer Gaskamp conducted a walk thru at the Lexington Varsity and Junior Varsity Track Meet. No issues of incidents to report at the track meet.

Cpt. Yarbrough and Officer Gaskamp were dispatched to FM 112 in an attempt to locate a vehicle traveling down FM 112 without headlights, and it appeared to have been in a wreck recently. The officers canvassed the area, unable to locate the suspicious vehicle.

Officer Nurse took a telephone harassment call in the area of Ave D. The threats were via text message and very alarming. The recipient of the text messages is unsure at this time whether to follow through with criminal charges.

April 10, 2012

Cpt. Yarbrough was contacted by Hospice for assistance with establishing contact with a patient in the 100 Blk. of Cherry St. Yarbrough made contact and confirmed the status of the patient as being ok.

Cpt. Yarbrough and Officer Nurse were dispatched to juveniles on ATV’s driving reckless in town. Contact was made with juveniles and action was taken at that time.

April 11, 2012

Cpt. Yarbrough responded to a disturbance call in the area of Rockdale St. Cpt. Yarbrough made contact with all parties, and after listening to both sides, a Criminal Trespass Warning was issued, prohibiting the unwanted persons from returning to the location in question.

Cpt. Yarbrough and Officer Nurse arrived at the Lexington High School Track Meet and conducted foot patrol and parking lot patrol.

April 12, 2012

Cpt. Yarbrough was contacted about graffiti at the City Park in the public restrooms, took photographs of the damages and began an investigation.

Cpt. Yarbrough was contacted to respond to the Lexington High School for a loose dog on the school campus. He made contact with Chief Mohr, who advised the dog was secured and the owners were notified.

Cpt. Yarbrough was dispatched to the Lexington High School referencing two individuals working out in the high school weight room who were not students and were refusing to leave the property. Yarbrough made contact with Chief Mohr and the subjects were escorted from the school property.

Cpt. Yarbrough and the City of Lexington workers, Floyd Lovings and Tim Walc,h arrived in the area of Ave C and assisted an elderly lady with the disposal of a decomposing large dog on her front porch.

Officer Nurse was contacted about a loose dog call in the area of Yegua St. Nurse made contact with the owner of the dog, and advised to ensure their dog is not roaming freely through the community.

Officer Nurse was contacted at the Lexington Police Department regarding a welfare concern in the area of Main St. Nurse conducted close patrols through the night on the residence in question without any signs of trouble or concern.

Officer Nurse was contacted by the Rockdale Police who advised him of a 911 hang-up call coming from the area of Gary St. Nurse was advised of the disturbance inprogress and who the caller was. Nurse made contact with all residents in the immediate area and none of them fit the description. Nurse was then provided the correct address and determined the residence was vacated, and the caller was calling from a cellular phone. Further attempts were made by Nurse and the Rockdale Police to locate and assist the caller.

April 13, 2012

Cpt. Yarbrough was dispatched to a possible theft in-progress in the Tanglewood area. Yarbrough was provided the vehicle description, the driver description, and the direction of travel. The possible suspect was traveling southbound on SHWY 77 from Tanglewood towards the City of Lexington. Yarbrough identified the vehicle on SHWY 77 and conducted a traffic stop, stopping in the CEFCO parking lot. Both subjects were identified and safely detained until the Lee County Sheriff’s Deputies arrived on scene. Once Lee County Sheriff’s Deputies arrived on scene, they conducted their investigation into the possible theft in-progress.

Cpt. Yarbrough was dispatched to the 600 Blk. of Dickson St. on a vehicle unlock. He made contact with vehicle owner and assisted.

Cpt. Yarbrough and Officer Nurse were dispatched to the area of Rockdale on a harassment/ slander call. Contact was made with the complainant and officers were advised why the police were called. Officers then took the necessary photographs and departed the scene.

Cpt. Yarbrough and Officer Nurse were contacted to respond to the Lexington Food Mart for additional follow-up information in a pending case. The additional information was collected and the investigation will continue.

Cpt. Yarbrough and Officer Nurse arrived on scene in the area of 5th St on an EMS Call. They remained on scene to provide any assistance to EMS Staff. No assistance was required.

Cpt. Yarbrough and Officer Nurse were dispatched to a one car vehicle accident in the area of FM 696 W. The driver was hauling a BBQ pit and appeared to have lost control while in-tow. After establishing contact with the driver, it was apparent the driver appeared to be under the influence. Trooper Thorp arrived and worked the accident and transported the driver to the Lee County Jail for Book-in. There were no apparent life threatening injuries sustained as a result of the accident. The vehicle sustained some damages to the degree where the vehicle was not driveable. The vehicle was pulled out of the ditch with a tow strap and was driveable. The vehicle was then released to a family member at the scene.

April 14, 2012

Officer Nurse responded to a disturbance call in the area of 1st St. Trooper Thorp also was on scene and assisted with the call. The individuals were engaged in a verbal dispute, with one subject damaging his own property out of frustration and anger. There were no arrests at this time, but a Criminal Trespass Warning was issued prohibiting one of the subjects from returning back to the property.

April 15, 2012

Officer Nurse and Officer Bishop were dispatched to a loose livestock call in the area of CR 405. Officers arrived and assisted the owners with corralling the livestock.

Officer Nurse and Officer Bishop responded to the 700 Blk. of 7th St for a Disorderly Conduct call. Both Officers arrived at the residence of the complainant and were advised of a person driving by their residence repeatedly, displaying obscene gestures with the hands and blurting out obscenities. Officers are currently looking into this matter and will determine what course of action will be taken based on the evidence.

Officer Nurse was contacted by Lee County Deputy Rudolph about a possible shots fired call in the area of FM 1624. Nurse made contact with the subjects involved and conducted a preliminary interview to gather as much information as possible to be submitted for further investigation.

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