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2012-07-05 / Police

Sheriff’s Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

June 25, 2012

A complainant came to the Sheriff’s Office and requested to speak to a deputy regarding text messages she was receiving. Chief Deputy Lapham took an information report.

Deputy Allen spoke to a complainant who reported that her son had been bitten by a dog. The dog owner advised that the dog was current on shots and they would quarantine the dog for ten days.

A caller reported that she went to pick up her son from her exhusband’s house and he told her to leave or he would put a bullet in her head. The complainant was afraid that he was going to get drunk and go to her house and hurt her. A report was taken and charges are pending at this time.

June 26, 2012

The Sheriff’s Office received a call from an employee at Bobby Lehmann Trucking reporting that there was an elderly female in their office and she appeared disorientated. Captain Gonzales and Deputy Allen responded to the call. She checked out ok and was sent on her way.

Deputy Allen searched for a Union Pacific truck on Hwy 77 South heading northbound. A motorist reported that the truck was dragging something and was tearing up the pavement.

A caller requested that a deputy check on her daughter that lives at Westwood Villa Apartments because she has not been able to get in touch with her for two days. Deputy Rudolph located the apartment and spoke to a woman who advised that the daughter was staying with her husband in Bastrop County. The information was passed on.

June 27, 2012

Deputy Ray and Deputy Ledenbach were dispatched to a tower on CR 201. A caller reported that someone had stolen the copper wire off the lines. A report was taken and investigation continues at this time.

An alarm company reported a residential burglar alarm in Giddings. Deputy Carvin was dispatched. The homeowner had accidentally set the alarm off.

A motorist reported that he was not feeling well and wanted an ambulance to meet him somewhere. He was on Hwy 77 heading southbound. Deputy Ray and Deputy Ledenbach attempted to locate the subject for EMS. The subject pulled over at Brad & Sons and B&MAmbulance met with him there.

Several motorists reported that a large tree was down and blocking both lanes of traffic on Hwy 77 near FM 1624. Deputy Ray and Deputy Ledenbach stood by to provide traffic control until TXDOT removed the tree from the roadway.

Deputy Ayres attempted to locate a black mid-sized SUV that was traveling at a high rate of speed and failing to maintain a single lane. The vehicle was in Carmine heading towards Giddings.

June 28, 2012

A caller reported that she needed someone to unlock her vehicle because she had accidentally locked her keys inside and she needed to get to town to get her insulin. Chief Deputy Lapham was able to unlock her vehicle.

The skydiving center reported that a bull was running loose on the property and she was afraid it was a safety issue for the jumpers. Deputy Ray located and notified the owner of the bull to retrieve his bull.

Deputy Ayres was dispatched to CR 217 after a motorist reported cows out on the road. The animals were located and removed from the roadway.

June 29, 2012

A motorist reported that an 18 wheeler was failing to maintain a single lane of traffic on Hwy 77 South heading northbound. Deputy Ayres located the truck and stopped it and spoke to the driver.

Deputy Skinner assisted Burleson County in attempting to locate a truck and trailer that was called in as a suspicious vehicle. A description of the truck and trailer was given to Deputy Skinner, but the vehicle was not located in Lee County.

A caller reported that there was a fire on the side of the road just south of Hwy 21 on Hwy 77. Deputy Skinner located the fire but advised it was a control burn by TXDOT. They were burning a brush pile.

A motorist called and reported that he hit a bale of hay that was in the roadway on Hwy 77 South. There were no injuries reported. Deputy Liles assisted with traffic and the Giddings Fire Dept was paged out to clear the roadway.

June 30, 2012

Giddings Police Dept requested assistance at Bernie’s because they had a large fight. Deputy Rudolph and Deputy Liles assisted.

Deputy Skinner met with a complainant on CR 122 near FM 141 in Ledbetter. The compainant believed someone stole some of his cattle. A report was taken and investigation continues.

July 1, 2012

Deputy Liles and Deputy Rudolph located a vehicle in the ditch with a flat tire on CR 426 @ CR 424 in Dime Box. No one was around the vehicle.

A local citizen reported that a vehicle was parked in the Sons of Herman parking lot. It appeared to have been in a wreck. No one was around the vehicle. Deputy Allen checked on the vehicle and made contact with the owner who advised his son was driving his vehicle last night.

Deputy Skinner met with a complainant on FM 2440. She wanted to report that her neighbors stole her dog. A report was taken and charges are pending at this time.

An employee called in and reported that a motorist stopped in at the Walch Store and told them that a church bus was broken down on Hwy 21 between FM 1624 and Elm Creek Café. Deputy Allen located the bus and the driver told him that help was on the way.

A motorist reported approx 8-10 cows out on Hwy 290 West near CR 201. Deputy Skinner arrived on the scene and, a few minutes later, the owner of the cows showed up and put up the cows.

Jail Report

JAIL COUNT: 07/01/2012: 58 MALES: 53 FEMALES: 5 The Lee County Jail had 1467 inmate jail days in population and 57 inmate jail days in holding and the Lee County Dispatchers received 269 calls for service for the month of June.

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

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