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2012-08-02 / Police

Lexington Police Report

by Chief Clarence Yarbrough

July 23, 2012

Capt. Wooldridge returned stolen property to the rightful owner. The property was stolen from a vehicle in Lexington and some of the contents were located in Ferris, TX. The Ferris Police Department contacted Cpt. Wooldridge and mailed the stolen property to the Lexington Police Department where Cpt. Wooldridge made contact with the owner and returned the stolen property. The investigation is still ongoing and all leads are being investigated at this time.

July 25, 2012

Chief Yarbrough and Officer Jirasek responded to a Wide Load Transport on Rockdale St. The driver of the wide load was unable to safely clear the phone lines on Rockdale St., breaking two lines as he traveled thru the city on Rockdale St. The driver was asked for a proof of permit from the city to travel through the city. It was determined there was no permit obtained from the City of Lexington to travel through the city with the wide load. A citation was issued to the driver of the transport vehicle. The owners of the damaged lines were notified and the transport company information was released to the phone company responsible for the damaged lines.

Officer Jirasek was dispatched to Herk’s Store on an alarm call. Contact was made with the employees present and it was determined the alarm was accidently activated. Officer Jirasek cleared the area after a thorough canvass of the area was made.

Officer Jirasek was notified of a minor possibly having alcohol purchased for him. Officer Jirasek responded and made contact with the minor near the high school. It was determined the minor was not issued any alcohol. Officer Jirasek cleared the area without incident.

July 26, 2012

Officer Lucas was dispatched to the Dollar General Store on a welfare check due to the store not being opened on time. Upon arrival, Officer Lucas canvassed the area checking for any signs of foul play, with none being found. It was later determined the individual responsible for opening the store was late for work. Officer Lucas cleared the area without incident.

Chief Yarbrough and Officer Nurse arrived in the area of 7th Street on a possible stolen lawnmower. Upon arrival, the lawnmower was checked for serial numbers. It was discovered the numbers had been filed off. Individuals in the area advised that a newer model red in color Chevy Pick-up truck, occupied by an unknown white female, drove into the area and unloaded the lawnmower and fled the area. Chief Yarbrough and Officer Nurse took custody of the lawnmower and placed it into evidence for safekeeping. Chief Yarbrough and Officer Nurse cleared the area without incident.

Chief Yarbrough and Officer Nurse responded to the 1000 block of Main St on a possible disturbance. Contact was made with the individuals involved in the disturbance. It was determined the disturbance was verbal only and the issue was resolved prior to the arrival of the police. Chief Yarbrough and Officer Nurse cleared the area without further incident.

July 29, 2012

Officer Nurse and Officer Bishop responded to the Green House Nursery on SHWY 77 N in reference to suspicious persons in the area. Officer Nurse and Officer Bishop canvassed the area in search of the suspicious persons, but were unable to locate them. Officers cleared the area without further incident. Officers continued canvassing the area during their tour of duty and no contact was made.

Officer Lucas conducted a civil standby in the 600 block of Cherry St. Officer Lucas stood by ensuring no violence occurred and the party removing their property could do so safely and quickly as possible. The party removing their property was able to remove the necessary items in a safe and expedient manner. Officer Lucas cleared the area without further incident.

Officer Nurse responded to the 600 block of Cherry on another civil standby. Officer Nurse stood by ensuring no violence occurred and the party removing the property could do so in a safe and quick manner. It was accomplished in a safe manner. Officer Nurse cleared the area once the necessary property was obtained and removed from the area.

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