2012-06-14 / Police

Sheriff’s Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

June 4, 2012

A caller reported that he had fallen and needed assistance getting up. He advised that he was not injured. Deputy Ray assisted.

A motorist reported that a red cow and two calves were out on the road on CR 217 approx 1 mile west of Hwy 77. Deputy Ray ran them off the road.

Deputy Crockett and Deputy Ledenbach were dispatched to CR 114 near Hwy 21 in Dime Box after a caller reported that a bull was stuck in a fence. The Deputies were able to untangle the bull.

The Sheriff’s Office received a call from a female claiming she was assaulted by her sister. Deputy Crockett and Deputy Ledenbach went to a residence on CR 424 in Dime Box, but she was not there and no one knew where she was. Deputies looked for her in town, but did not find her, so the family was told that if she wanted to make a report or file charges she should contact the Sheriff’s Office.

A concerned citizen reported that there was a homeless man that was living out of his car and had been hanging around the Westwood Villa Apartments. A person in the complex checked out his name and found out he was a sex offender out of another county, so they told him to leave. Deputy Ayres spoke to the complainant and advised that the man had left prior to his arrival. Deputies will be on close patrol of the apartments on all shifts.

Deputy Ayres was dispatched to check on a suspicious vehicle that was parked in front of a vacant house on FM 141. The vehicle was located and the driver had a flat tire and was waiting on his friend.

A motorist reported that there was an 18-wheeler in front of him on Hwy 77 South hauling pallets of grass and he had no tail lights or running lights on the trailer. Deputy Ayres located the truck and the driver had his cable hooked up backwards, so the problem was solved.

Deputy Ayers and Deputy Allen spoke to a complainant in the lobby regarding problems he was having with his teenager.

June 5, 2012

A caller reported that she was riding her bike and noticed some smoke coming from a field on CR 309. She didn’t see anyone around. Deputy Ray and Deputy Ledenbach checked on the situation and advised it was a controlled burn.

ADT Security called and reported a residential alarm on CR 226. Captain Gonzales checked the residence and advised the doors and windows were all secure. The home owner was notified.

Deputy Ray and Deputy Ledenbach were dispatched to a disturbance on CR 308. The complainant stated that his wife was acting crazy and was breaking antiques and throwing all his property out of the house. A few minutes later he called to cancel, but the deputies advised they were going to check the situation out.

A motorist reported that a truck was on fire on Hwy 21 near the Black Jack Ranch. Deputy Ray and Deputy Ledenbach responded, along with Lincoln Fire Dept.

Deputy Ayres responded to a disturbance on Hwy 77 in Lincoln. The complainant stated that his niece was causing problems and stealing things from his house. A family friend was called and picked up the niece and her daughter.

A resident at Westwood Villa Apartments called and reported that two families were in the parking lot having a verbal confrontation. Deputy Ayres and Deputy Allen responded. Everything was okay.

June 6, 2012

Several motorists reported that there was a herd of goats out on Hwy 21 just west of Manheim. Deputy Crockett and Deputy Ledenbach located the goats and the owner. The goats were removed from the road.

A concerned caller reported that some dogs appeared to be malnourished and not taken care of on CR 113. Deputy Rudolph checked on the dogs. They had food, water and shelter.

Chief Deputy Lapham and Deputy Crockett were dispatched to CR 411 after a caller reported that his neighbor’s cows were on his place again. The caller did not own the property or the cows. He was advised that the landowner needed to call with a complaint.

Deputy Liles assisted Trooper Early on the scene of an accident on Hwy 290 West in Hills. A caller reported that a trailer was turned over in the ditch.

A complainant called and reported that her neighbor had gone crazy. She stated that he pulled a knife out on her and he was threatening to kill himself. Deputy Liles, Deputy Carvin and Deputy Allen located the subject at Bucees in Giddings. Deputy Carvin transported the subject to St. Mark’s Hospital.

An elderly caller reported that that she had a very aggressive goat out on her front porch. She said it kept butting his head on her front door. Deputy Allen found the owner and the goat was removed from the complainant’s property.

June 7, 2012

A complainant called and reported that he had received a call from someone who told him that a female that was not allowed on the Westwood Villa Apartments was there. Chief Deputy Lapham and Deputy Rudolph checked it out and it was not the person they thought it was.

Deputy Rudolph was dispatched to a residence on Hwy 77 in Lexington. The caller stated that she had a black cow in her back yard and she had no idea who it belonged to. She said it would be ok to leave it until the owner was located.

Several motorists reported approx 5-6 cows out on FM 696 East near CR 406 in Lexington. She advised she almost hit one. Chief Deputy Lapham located the cows and ran them into a pasture approx 1 mile east of CR 406.

Deputy Liles and Deputy Carvin responded to a call on FM 3403. The complainant stated that her boyfriend got mad at her and punched a window and cut his arm. He lost a lot of blood and was unconscious and unresponsive. Subject was transported to a hospital.

Deputy Liles and Deputy Carvin assisted Lexington Police at a fight in progress at Charlie’s Bar.

June 8, 2012

A complainant reported that her husband pushed her into a wall. The subject left the residence. Deputy Ray, Deputy Crockett and Deputy Ledenbach searched for the light blue Chevrolet truck. A report was taken.

A caller reported that she hit a deer on Hwy 77 South near Texas Hot Oilers. She called a wrecker and Deputy Ayres took her to get a motel room for the night.

June 9, 2012

Deputy Ray and Deputy Ledenbach searched for a vehicle that was reported to be broken down somewhere on FM 696 between CR 309 and Jackson Store in Lexington. The vehicle was located and the driver attempted to miss some hogs and hit a culvert.

A complainant reported that she was receiving harassing phone calls and wanted it to stop. Deputy Crockett spoke to her and took a report.

Motorists reported that several cows were out on CR 128 near Turkey Creek Ranch. Deputy Ray and Deputy Crockett located them and ran them off the road.

A caller reported that there was a dog on her porch and she couldn’t get into her house. Deputy Crockett pulled up and the dog jumped into his patrol car and off to the pound he went.

June 10, 2012

The funeral home called and requested a deputy at an inquest on PR 2904 in Giddings. Deputy Allen responded with B&M Ambulance.

A caller reported that his girlfriend had a wreck on CR 124 last night and she was still there because she did not have any phone service. Deputy Ray located the vehicle, but it was in Burleson County. They were notified.

Several motorists reported approx 8-10 cows out on Hwy 290 West at CR 200. Chief Deputy Lapham, Deputy Allen and Deputy Ayres were able to run them off the road.

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