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2012-05-17 / Police

Sheriff’s Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

May 7, 2012

A truck driver reported several cows out on Hwy 21 @ the Sugar Hill Ranch. Deputy Skinner and Deputy Carvin located the cattle and ran them off the roadway.

A complainant called and reported that she was concerned with a dog that was chained up to a dog house in the direct sunlight. Deputy Ayres was dispatched to FM 180 to check on the animal and he reported that the dog appeared healthy and had food and water.

A motorist reported that a Fed Ex truck was pulled over on the side of the roadway on Hwy 290 West in Hills. Deputy Rudolph located the truck and spoke to the driver. He advised that he already had help on the way.

Deputy Rudolph was dispatched to a residential alarm on CR 127. The property was searched and found to be secure. The home owner was notified.

May 8, 2012

Chief Deputy Lapham, Deputy Ledenbach and Deputy Allen responded to an ambulance call in Dime Box. A caller reported that her brother had an operation on his arm and began to bleed and they could not get it to stop. B&M Ambulance responded and then requested a Justice of the Peace and Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home.

Deputy Crockett was dispatched to check on an 18 wheeler that was reported to be broken down on Hwy 290 West. The vehicle was gone upon arrival.

A complainant spoke to Deputy Crockett concerning a former tenant that he believed might attempt to destroy some of his property. A report was taken.

Deputy Ayres assisted with a civil stand by at a rental house on Phillips St. in Lexington. There were no problems.

A man from Houston called and requested EMS for his mother that lives on FM 141 in Dime Box. He stated she had mental issues and wanted her to go to the hospital and get checked out. B&M Ambulance requested deputies also respond. Deputy Crockett and Deputy Ayres assisted.

Deputy Allen was dispatched to a residence on CR 205 after a silent 9-1-1 call was placed. Everything was okay. The resident reported having phone problems.

May 9, 2012

A caller reported that her sister was going crazy at her house on FM 141. She was telling the family that she was seeing blood on the walls and talking about blowing stuff up. Deputy Rudolph, Deputy Allen and Deputy Ledenbach responded to the residence. MHMR evaluated her and subject was taken to Austin State Hospital.

The Sheriff’s Office received a call from a motorist who was stranded in Tyler and needed to get a message to his wife. Deputy Allen and Deputy Ledenbach went to the residence on PR 8009 and delivered the message.

A caller requested assistance at her residence on CR 113. She found a snake under her lawn mower and she wanted a deputy to kill it. Deputy Carvin responded to the call.

May 10, 2012

A motorist reported that a large tree limb was in the roadway on CR 201. Deputy Allen and Deputy Ledenbach removed the limb from the roadway.

A complainant reported that a construction truck destroyed his mailbox on Hwy 21 West and he wanted to file a report. Deputy Liles took a report.

Deputy Skinner responded to a residential alarm on Hwy 21 in Paige. The house was found to be secure. The home owner was notified.

May 11, 2012

A motorist reported a tree across the road on Hwy 77 near CR 330 in Lexington. Deputy Skinner assisted TXDOT in removing the tree from the roadway.

Deputy Crockett was dispatched to Hwy 21 eastbound heading towards Dime Box after a motorist reported two subjects walking in the roadway. The area was searched but the subjects were gone.

A caller reported that his neighbors were shooting guns and some shell casings hit his building. Deputy Rudolph spoke to both parties. They advised they would be more careful in the future and were done shooting for the night.

May 12, 2012

Giddings Police Dept requested assistance on an alarm call on Main St. Deputy Rudolph and Deputy Allen assisted. Everything was okay.

Deputy Ayres responded to a disturbance at the Little League Field in Lexington. A female caller reported that her coach was yelling at her and being verbally abusive. Both parties spoke to Deputy Ayres and no report was needed.

A motorist reported that two trucks appeared to be racing on Hwy 21 westbound. One truck was described as a dark gray truck and the other was a silver Ford truck. The caller had lost sight of both vehicles at the time of the call. Deputy Ayres searched for the trucks but was unable to locate the vehicles.

Deputy Ayres and Deputy Ray responded to a possible suicidal female. MHMR spoke to her and she advised that she was depressed because it was Mother’s Day and her kids don’t want anything to do with her. Family members showed up and would be staying with her. She would make an appointment to see MHMR.

A female reported to Deputy Ray and Deputy Ledenbach that she had a protective order against her soon to be ex-husband, and he called her approx 5 times that evening already. She was tired of him harassing her and she wanted to file a report. A report was taken.

May 13, 2012

Deputy Allen, Deputy Ray and Deputy Ledenbach assisted Trooper Thorp after he radioed for assistance. A vehicle he stopped took off and turned down Blume Lane and crashed through a gate at the end of the road. The vehicle was located and towed.

A complainant came to the Sheriff’s Office and spoke to Deputy Crockett about her boyfriend assaulting her. A report was taken and charges are pending. The boyfriend had left the residence.

A caller reported that a big black cow was out on the roadway on Hwy 77 North near CR 405 in Lexington. The cow was located by Deputy Ayres and run off the roadway.

A caller reported that her daughter was assaulted sometime last night at a party on CR 309. Deputy Crockett spoke to the daughter who gave a statement. A report was taken and investigation continues at this time.

Deputy Crockett was dispatched to CR 309 after several callers reported that their mailboxes were damaged sometime last night.

Deputy Ayres was dispatched to some cows that were out on FM 141 near FM 1697. The cows were run back into a pasture and the roadway was cleared.

JAILCOUNT: 05/13/2012:42 MALES: 39 FEMALES: 3

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office investigated 4 Burglaries, 4 Thefts, 1 Assault and 4 Assaults Family violence for the month of April.

This week is the Lee County Fair and Rodeo; may everyone enjoy the activities that will be going on at the Fair grounds. Use extreme caution when entering and exiting the Fair grounds. Do not become a statistic. Use a designated driver.

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