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2012-05-31 / Police

Sheriff’s Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

May 21, 2012

Deputy Liles spoke to a business owner about some suspicious activity. Deputies will be closely patrolling the area on all shifts.

The Sheriff’s Office received a call from a resident on CR 105 reporting a suspicious vehicle. The vehicle was described as a white SUV driving up and down the road. Deputy Crockett was dispatched to the call.

ADT reported a residential burglary alarm at a residence on FM 141. Deputy Crockett checked the residence and found all doors and windows to be secure.

Deputy Ayres spoke to a complainant that told him that she had criminal trespass warnings on three individuals that assaulted her. She has now moved and would like new warnings issued.

May 22, 2012

A caller reported that they heard some loud banging and people talking and then a few minutes later the electricity in the house went off for approx 2 minutes. Deputy Ayres searched the property but did not locate anything.

Deputy Allen was dispatched to a welfare concern on PR 4363 in Dime Box. A complainant reported that his daughter’s soon to be exhusband was calling and harassing them. He requested that a deputy check on his wife and daughter.

Chief Deputy Lapham went to FM 180 approx 15 miles off Hwy 290 and ran cattle off the roadway into a pasture.

Giddings Police Dept requested to speak to a deputy to get assistance on a case. Deputy Ray assisted.

The Sheriff’s Office received a call from K&C Quick Stop on Hwy 21 reporting a hitch hiker hanging around the parking lot. Deputy Ayres and Deputy Allen located the subject and gave him a courtesy ride out of town.

May 23, 2012

Deputy Allen spoke to a complainant on the phone. She told him she was a mental patient. Deputy Allen requested Lexington EMS respond to her residence.

A motorist reported cows out on Hwy 21 @ Yegua Creek Bridge. Deputy Ayres was dispatched to clear them off the roadway.

A caller reported that he was in the back of the store before it was open for business and he heard the gas pumps operating. He went outside and a Hispanic man got into his truck and left westbound on Hwy 21. The license plate and truck description was given to Deputy Allen. A report was made and investigation continues at this time.

Deputy Rudolph met with a complainant on CR 133 who reported that sometime last night someone damaged her mailbox.

MHMR called and requested a deputy meet them at their office to transport a mental subject to Austin State Hospital. Deputy Rudolph transported one adult female to Austin.

A motorist reported a possible drunk driver on Hwy 77 North heading southbound towards Giddings. Caller reported that it was a black Ford F150 with Oklahoma plates. Deputy Crockett located the vehicle and spoke to the driver. The driver advised that he was tired and had been driving all day. He was advised to pull over and rest for a while.

A complainant reported that her neighbor’s animals were in her yard again and they were eating all her plants. The owner was located and advised that if they continue to get out, he will be issued a citation.

May 24, 2012

Chief Deputy Lapham spoke to a complainant regarding a stolen trailer. A report was taken and investigation continues at this time.

A motorist reported that there was a white 4 door Chevrolet Silverado pickup that was driving all over the roadway on FM 112 @ CR 347 heading towards Lexington. Deputy Liles attempted to locate the vehicle.

Deputy Carvin assisted with a welfare concern on Trailside Dr. in Elgin. A caller reported that he had not heard from his brother lately and he was worried about him. The brother was located and said he had been having phone problems but would be calling his brother as soon as possible.

May 25, 2012

A motorist reported a blue Chevrolet truck driving up and down CR 322 stopping in front of driveways. Deputy Crockett and Deputy Ledenbach searched the area but the vehicle had already left the area.

Deputy Allen was dispatched to CR 217 after a caller reported that a Longhorn was out in the middle of the roadway.

Deputy Carvin and Deputy Allen assisted at the scene of a rollover accident on Hwy 21 approx ½ mile east of FM 2440.

May 26, 2012

A concerned citizen reported that a silver Dodge truck was pulled over on the side of the road on CR 218 approx ½ mile off CR 217. Deputy Ray and Deputy Ledenbach searched the area but advised the truck was gone on their arrival.

Deputy Ray and Deputy Ledenbach responded to a disturbance on PR 7701. A caller reported that she received a call from her mother stating that her ex-boyfriend was at her house causing problems and refused to leave. Deputies advised that the subject left prior to their arrival.

Deputy Crockett, Deputy Ray and Deputy Ledenbach assisted with traffic control after a motorist reported that someone lost a load of ply wood on Hwy 290 West near the Fireman’s Park.

A caller reported that there was a truck that had a blowout on Hwy 21. The vehicle ran off the road, through a sign and into a ditch. Deputy Ayres assisted with traffic control for the wreckers.

Giddings Police Dept called for assistance at a disturbance involving 12-14 people. Deputy Allen assisted.

May 27, 2012

A complainant called and reported that he was at his house on CR 208 and he was locked out. His girlfriend was inside but would not open the door. The subject’s mother told Deputy Ayres that they had been in an argument earlier and she would take her son to his grandmother’s and take the girlfriend to stay at her house.

Deputy Crockett was dispatched to PR 1334, along with B&M Ambulance, to check on a suicidal subject. His mother called 9-1-1 and reported that her son had taken a bunch of pills.

A caller reported that her exboyfriend was at her dad’s house again and she requested a deputy. Deputy Crockett and Deputy Ledenbach responded to the residence on PR 7701. A criminal trespass warning was issued.

A complainant called the Sheriff’s Office and said that her minor son had been hit by an adult. She was on her way to the apartments in Dime Box. Deputy Ayres made contact with the victim and the actor. There were no visible signs of injury to the juvenile. The other kid advised that they were all just playing around. Deputy Ayres attempted to make contact with the victim’s mother but she was not home.

A caller reported that she had left her 10 year old son with her friend. Her son told her friend that his mother said that he could go back to their house near CR 303 and he left on foot. The complainant advised that her son had been out of control and she could not handle him anymore. A few minutes later the mother called back and said that her son had returned safely to her friend’s house. Captain Gonzales and Deputy Allen were disregarded.

Jail Count:

05/27/2012: 43 Males: 40 Females: 3

This school year is coming to a close for our area youth. May you have a safe summer vacation. Congratulations to all the area Graduating High School Seniors; it is time for happy endings and new beginnings. Good luck in your future endeavors.

REWARD FOR INFORMATION ON CRIMES IN LEE COUNTY. 1-866-930-TIPS (8477)

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