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2012-08-23 / Police

Lexington Police Report

by Chief Clarence Yarbrough

August 13, 2012

Officer Lucas assisted EMS on Main St on a Medical Call. EMS controlled the scene and treated the patient.

Officer Lucas assisted Lee County SO on an attempt to locate a diesel with a missing tire on the trailer. Officers and Deputy canvassed the area but was unable to locate the diesel. Officers and deputies cleared the scene without further incident.

August 14, 2012

Officer Jirasek responded in the area of FM 112 and FM 696 on a medical EMS assist call. EMS arrived on scene and took charge of the call and administered medical attention to the patient. Officer Lucas cleared without incident.

August 15, 2012

Officer Lucas responded to the Dollar General Store on SHWY 77 N on a disturbance call. Upon arrival, contact was made with the complainant who advised the subjects had departed the location in an unknown direction. Officer Lucas canvassed the area but was unable to locate the vehicle. Officer Lucas cleared the area without incident.

Chief Yarbrough and Cpt. Wooldridge responded to the area of 9th St and Caldwell St on a parking complaint. Upon arrival, contact was made with the complainant who advised subject Samuel Scoggins parked his vehicle, blocking his driveway. Chief Yarbrough and Cpt. Wooldridge made contact with Mr. Scoggins in his yard and when asked to move his vehicle, Mr. Scoggins refused to do so. During the interview with Mr. Scoggins, Mr. Scoggins became very irate and assaulted Chief Yarbrough. At that time, Chief Yarbrough and Cpt. Wooldridge placed Mr. Scoggins at a disadvantage, placing him under arrest. Mr. Scoggins was then transported to the Lee County Jail where he was booked in for Assault of a Public Servant (3rd Felony) and Resisting Arrest and Detention (M-A). Mr. Scoggins Bond was set at $10,000.00 for the Assault on Public Servant and $5,000.00 for Resisting Arrest and Detention.

August 16, 2012

Chief Yarbrough, Cpt. Wooldridge, Officer Jirasek, and Deputy Crockett captured two subjects involved in a Burglary Spree in the City of Lexington. The subjects were also involved in tampering with resident’s mail in the area of Ave #A and CR 405. Simon Arthur Cardenas was captured, along with a juvenile subject, after sneaking out of their residence on Hale St. and began their spree of burglaries. This investigation is still ongoing and will be concluded in the near future.

August 17, 2012

Officer Jirasek responded to a noise complaint in the 200 Blk of Ave G. Contact was made with the violator and instructed to lower the volume and they complied. Officer Jirasek cleared the residence without incident.

August 18, 2012

Officer Nurse responded to a criminal mischief report in the 1000 Blk of Caldwell St. Officer took a report and cleared the area without incident.

Officer Jirasek responded to a Bank alarm at the Round Top State Bank. Officer Jirasek checked the doors and windows and it was determined it was a false alarm. Office Jirasek cleared the area without further incident.

Officer Jirasek responded to the 600 Blk of Yegua St on a report of an intoxicated driver. Upon arrival in the 600 Blk of Yegua St., Officer Jirasek was unable to locate the driver of the vehicle. Officer Jirasek cleared the area without incident and took a report.

August 19, 2012

Officer Nurse responded to 7th and Rockdale on a wide load. The load knocked down a street sign and Stop sign. A report was taken and Officer Nurse cleared the area without incident.

August 20, 2012

Officer Jirasek and Officer Nurse responded to the 100 Blk of Hilliard St. on a child being locked inside a vehicle. Officers were able to unlock the vehicle and safely remove the child. Officer cleared the area without incident.

Officer Jirasek responded to Cherry St. on an unattended toddler in the street. The child was located and the parents were contacted. The child was safely reunited with the parents. Officer Jirasek cleared the area without incident.

Officer Jirasek assisted the Lee County Sheriff’s Office Deputies on a possible shots fired call at Sonny’s RV Park on SHWY 77 N. Upon arrival, it was determined the noise was fireworks going off. All Deputies and Officer Jirasek cleared the area without incident.

Officer Jirasek responded to the 400 Blk of Dickson St. on a fire call. Officer Jirasek determined the fire was ok because it was monitored by the person responsible for the fire. Officer Jirasek cleared without incident.

Lexington Police

979-773-4844 or 979-542-2800

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