2012-05-10 / Police

Sheriff’s Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

April 30, 2012

Fayette County received a 9-1- 1 call from what sounded like an intoxicated subject threatening to harm himself. He was upset because his friend recently committed suicide. Deputy Allen, Deputy Rudolph and Deputy Ledenbach responded to the call. The subject was located and arrested for public intoxication.

The Sheriff’s Office received an alarm call at a business on Hwy 290 West. Deputy York checked and everything was ok. The owner reported that they were having phone issues which triggered the alarm.

Deputy Liles assisted with a civil standby at an oil field pad on CR 127. A caller requested that a deputy be on site while he picked up some pipe that he had purchased.

Deputy Skinner was dispatched to a residence in Lexington after a complainant called and reported that her father hit her and it had been happening for a long time and she said she just could not take it anymore. A report was taken and Deputy Skinner transported 2 children to the Sheriff’s Office to wait for their mother to pick them up.

A caller reported that his 22 year old daughter was out of control and he needed assistance. She has mental issues and had threatened to kill herself and/or her parents. Deputy Carvin and Deputy Skinner responded to the call in Dime Box. Subject was transported to the Sheriff’s Office so that MHMR could interview her. She was later transported to Austin State Hospital.

A motorist called and reported two cows were out on the road on FM 141 near CR 117. Deputy Carvin ran them back into the pasture at 3325 FM 141.

May 1, 2012

Several motorists reported that a vehicle was pulled over on the side of Hwy 77 with its flashers on. Deputy Carvin located the vehicle and the driver stated he was out of gas. Deputy Carvin got him enough gas to get him safely to a gas station.

A caller reported a suspicious vehicle parked against a fence on Hwy 290 West. Deputy Liles searched all the way to the county line and did not see the vehicle.

Chief Deputy Lapham and Deputy Liles responded to the Westwood Villa Apartments after a caller reported that she was locked out of her apartment and her 1 year old was inside screaming. She called the manager and she said she could not be there for a couple of hours. The Deputies were able to get the door open without any damage.

A motorist reported that a vehicle was in the ditch on Hwy 21 west of CR 103 in Lincoln. Deputy Skinner located the vehicle and advised dispatch that it was a vehicle accident and needed a trooper, an ambulance and a wrecker.

May 3, 2012

Deputy Allen and Deputy Ledenbach assisted with traffic control at the scene of an accident on Hwy 21 at CR 107. A motorist hit a cow that was on the roadway. He reported that a whole herd was out, plus the cow he hit was dead.

A complainant spoke to Deputy Skinner regarding harassing phone calls and texts she had been receiving. A report was taken and investigation continues at this time.

Deputy Crockett was dispatched to a residence on CR 106 after a complainant called and reported people illegally dumping trash on his property. The subjects were located and advised not to return.

A caller reported to Deputy Ray that he was missing 6 head of cattle from his place on CR 428. A little later the complainant called back and said that he located one of the cows at the back of his property.

A motorist reported a large piece of tire in the roadway on Hwy 77 N near CR 114. Deputy Rudolph located the tire and removed it from the road.

May 4, 2012

Deputy Liles was dispatched to Hwy 77 North, approx ½ mile south of the Yegua Creek Bridge, to put up several cows that were out.

A caller reported to Deputy Liles that she received a message from her friend stating that her step mom kicked her and her 4 month old baby out of the house because of an argument they had. Deputy Liles located the woman and child on CR C. He gave her a ride back to her residence to gather her belongings. She had a friend that was going to pick her and the baby up.

Giddings Police requested assistance in locating a male subject that was a suspect in a stabbing that occurred on Burleson St. in Giddings. Subject was last seen on foot wearing a red shirt and black shorts. Chief Deputy Lapham, Capt Gonzales, Deputy Liles and Deputy York assisted.

May 5, 2012

A caller reported that her exhusband went up to her house and wanted to talk to her. She told him to leave and he did. Her dogs were barking so she requested that a deputy check her property. Deputy Carvin searched and did not locate anyone.

Sheriff Meyer, Chief Deputy Lapham, Deputy Ray, Deputy York and Deputy Liles assisted with traffic control for a funeral in Manheim.

Deputy Ayres was dispatched to Hwy 21 to assist a motorist. The driver needed help with changing his tire.

Deputy Rudolph assisted with traffic control at the scene of a one vehicle wreck on FM 448 near the Fayette County line.

May 6, 2012

Deputy Liles went to Dime Box and spoke to a complainant. She advised her child’s father had been harassing her. He entered her home and wanted her to talk to him. A report was taken and investigation continues.

A motorist reported cows out on Hwy 77 near Elm Creek Bridge. Deputy York located them and ran them off the road.

A complainant reported that there was a horse, ram and some goats running loose in the Shady Oaks Division. This is not the first time the animals have gotten loose. The owner was notified that a ticket will be issued the next time.

The Lee County Jail had 1356 inmate jail days in population and 70 inmate jail days in holding and the Lee County Dispatchers received 310 calls for service for the month of April. It appeared that this year’s Lexington Homecoming was a success. No major incidents were reported. Wishing all Moms a very Happy Mother’s Day.


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