2012-04-19 / Police

Sheriff’s Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

April 9, 2012

A caller requested a welfare check on her juvenile daughter. She reported that her daughter went home from school because she said she was ill. She then began calling her mom and telling her that she just couldn’t do it anymore. Deputy Ayres went to the residence in Lexington and the mother met him there. Everything was okay.

Deputy Allen assisted DPS at the scene of an accident on FM 696 @ FM 112. Trooper Weiser took the crash report. One patient was transported to the hospital for injuries.

Sheriff Meyer, Chief Deputy Lapham, Deputy Rudolph, Deputy Liles, and Trooper Weiser, along with Dime Box Fire Dept, attempted to locate two juvenile boys that left their residence on foot in Dime Box on CR 425. Several volunteers joined in the search. UPRR was called to stop any trains that were scheduled in case the boys were walking down the railroad tracks. Sheriff Meyer called for the DPS Helicopter to assist with locating the boys. Thankfully, the boys were located and returned to their parents unharmed.

A caller called and talked to Deputy Liles about her neighbor hitting her dog and wanted to know what could be done. She was referred to Judge Hester.

April 10, 2012

Chief Deputy Lapham met a complainant on FM 141 after he called and reported that someone piled some of his property at his back door as if they were getting ready to take it. A report was taken and investigation continues on this case.

A complainant reported that she was having problems with her husband. She stated that he was acting like a fool and she wanted the deputies to respond. Deputy Ayres met with the complainant on FM 180 in Ledbetter and all the issues were resolved.

April 11, 2012

A Giddings school bus driver reported a cow out on CR 127 in Ledbetter. Deputy Ayres was dispatched and ran the cow off the roadway.

Deputy York and Deputy Skinner were dispatched to Hwy 77 South after a caller reported several cows out approx 1 ½ miles out of the city limits.

Deputy Skinner assisted with a funeral escort from Trinity Lutheran in Dime Box.

A complainant spoke to Deputy Carvin regarding problems he was having with his son. He advised that this son threatened him with bodily injury. A report was taken for terroristic threat.

April 12, 2012

Deputy York was dispatched to CR 127 @ CR 123 to put up cows that were out on the roadway.

A caller spoke to Deputy Crockett about property that was missing from her house since she had been away. Subject met with Deputy Crockett and a report was taken.

A complainant reported that some juveniles were driving a black Dodge truck pulling a red wagon with kids in it traveling at a high rate of speed. Caller was concerned for their safety. Deputy Lapham searched the area, but the truck was no longer in the area.

Deputy Ray spoke to a complainant that reported he was being harassed and threatened because he sold a vehicle to another person after it was towed. The caller was given some options on how to handle the matter.

The Sheriff’s Office received a call from a male subject stating that he felt like hurting himself. Deputy Ray arrived on scene and called for MHMR to evaluate the subject. He was released back home for the night.

April 13, 2012

A motorist reported that he was driving down the road and saw a male walking near the road in a pair of pajamas. Deputy Crockett was dispatched to Hwy 21, but did not locate anyone walking.

A caller advised that she saw a man and a woman loading up stuff on a flatbed trailer. She said that when they saw her looking at them, they dropped everything and took off. The caller stated that she followed them into Tanglewood. The complainant then reported that they made a sudden stop in the middle of the road on Hwy 77. The driver got out of his vehicle and approached her and started to yell at her. The vehicle then left heading southbound towards Lexington. Chief Deputy Lapham and Deputy Allen located the vehicle and identified all subjects and released them.

A complainant on CR 118 called and reported that her son was mad and throwing stuff around the house. Deputy Rudolph responded but advised the son had already left.

Deputy Liles and Deputy Crockett responded to a residence on CR 430 after a caller reported that he believed someone broke into his house. A close patrol will be in effect on all shifts.

April 14, 2012

A caller requested a civil stand by on FM 696 West so he could get his belongings. Deputy Rudolph responded and advised that the two were pushing each other, so one of the parties agreed to leave.

A motorist reported a black and white cow out on Caldwell St. in Lexington. Deputy Ayres located the cow and the owner.

The Sheriff’s Office received a call regarding a disturbance on PR 5000. The caller sounded intoxicated. Deputy Crockett went to the residence and no one seemed to know who called for help.

April 15, 2012

A caller on 9-1-1 reported an accident on Hwy 290 West. Deputy Liles responded and advised it was inside the city limits.

Deputy Rudolph checked on an abandoned vehicle on Hwy 21 West. The caller complained that the vehicle was partially blocking his driveway. The vehicle had two flat tires and the owner called and advised dispatch that he was going to buy some tires and go back to get the vehicle.

Burleson County advised that they had a report of a truck traveling westbound in the eastbound lanes of traffic. The vehicle was last seen on Hwy 21 near CR 114. Deputy Crockett and Deputy Rudolph searched for the vehicle.

A repossession company called and requested assistance at a residence in Lexington. He was trying to repo a vehicle and was having problems with the vehicle owner. Deputy Allen showed up and the repo man was able to get the vehicle without incident.

Deputy Ayres was dispatched to a residence on CR 200 after a caller reported seeing what she believed to be pry marks on her back door. A report was taken and a close patrol will be put into effect on all shifts. Investigation continues on this case.

Jail Count:

04/15/2012: 45 Male: 39 Female: 6

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office Investigated 1 Sexual Assault, 2 Assaults Family Violence, 5 Burglaries, 6 Thefts and 1 Motor vehicle Theft in the Month of March.


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