2012-08-30 / Police

Sheriff’s Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

August 20, 2012

A caller reported that her husband’s aunt has not been taking her MHMR medication and was saying she wanted to end it all. Deputy Carvin met with the complainant and spoke to the boyfriend who was on scene. He said he would keep an eye on her and take her to the hospital himself if she needed to go.

Deputy York was dispatched to a residence on CR 222 after the homeowner called and reported that she had accidentally locked herself out of the house. She called back and advised that she was able to get into the house.

The Sheriff’s Office received a 9-1-1 call from a female who was unsure of her location, but reported that she was about to be jumped. Dispatch was able to retransmit the cell phone which showed up on CR 346 in Lexington. Chief Deputy Lapham, Deputy York and Deputy Rudolph responded to the call. It was a verbal disturbance only and the parties were separated.

DPS Bryan reported that a Burleson County Trooper was entering Lee County and was behind a vehicle that was not stopping. Deputy Rudolph and Deputy Ayres were advised that the vehicle had pulled over at the K&C Store on Hwy 21. The driver was taken into custody by Burleson County.

August 21, 2012

A motorist reported a dead hog on FM 696 West approx. 3 miles out. Deputy Allen assisted a Lexington officer and the hog was removed from the roadway.

Deputy York and Deputy Crockett were dispatched to a residence on Hwy 77 South after a caller reported that his girlfriend called and told him that her mother and brother were at their home and they were harassing her and refusing to leave. Deputies advised that this would be a civil matter as the mother and brother reside at the residence.

A complainant reported that someone tried to move her daughter’s vehicle. The gears were not working properly and the vehicle hit the garage wall, causing damage. Deputy York responded to the call and took a report.

The Sheriff’s Office received a 9-1-1 call from a female who advised that she needed to be picked up because she was not safe and was not alone. Chief Deputy Lapham, Deputy Ayres, and Deputy York responded to the call. The female was brought to the Sheriff’s Office so she could be evaluated by MHMR. She was transported to A.S.H. Hospital.

Deputy Rudolph assisted with traffic control at the scene of a one vehicle accident on FM 696 West. One subject was transported by helicopter and another was transported by ambulance.

August 22, 2012

A motorist reported that a bull was out on the road on CR 213 near Leeco Industrial Plastics. Deputy Ayres and Deputy Allen responded. The owner was notified.

A caller reported that he had just witnessed a one vehicle rollover on Hwy 21 west of the Burleson County line. The caller advised that the vehicle was upside down in a ditch. One occupant was able to get out but one person was still inside the vehicle. Deputy Rudolph, Deputy Carvin and Deputy Ayres assisted at the scene. Trooper Thorp took the crash report.

August 23, 2012

Deputy Allen met with a complainant in the Sheriff’s Office lobby. Subject advised that her husband had probably been kidnapped because he had gone to their deer camp in Washington County and she had not heard from him in 4 ½ hours. A description of the vehicle he was driving was given to Deputy Allen and he advised that we would be looking for the vehicle and advised her that if she had not heard from him in 24 hours to come back to the office and file a missing person report. Information received that he later returned home safely and was not kidnapped.

A motorist reported that he was in a one vehicle accident on FM 448 but was unsure of his exact location. Deputy Allen and Deputy Ayres searched all of PR 4488 and near 3589 FM 448 where 9-1-1 had pinged the phone call. The property owner’s reported that it could have been their brother that called.

A concerned citizen reported that there was a suspicious tan Tahoe or Yukon parked on the side of the roadway for the past two days on FM 1624. He requested that a deputy check on the vehicle. Deputy Ledenbach located the vehicle and the driver was fishing.

The Sheriff’s Office received a call from a female advising that her uncle was trying to drag her grandmother outside to sign some papers. The caller reported that there were no weapons involved. Deputy Skinner and Deputy Ledenbach arrived on scene and spoke to all parties involved. The matter was a family dispute over court documents. All parties involved agreed to separate.

August 24, 2012

A concerned mother called and reported that her son was moving out and he had left to go Bastrop, but she has not heard back from him. Deputy Crockett was on his way when the mother called back to report that her son had just walked into the house.

Deputy Allen and Deputy Ayres were advised of an older model car that was driving all over the roadway on Hwy 77 @ the Giddings High School. Deputy Allen located the vehicle and the driver was having vehicle problems. Deputy Allen gave him a courtesy ride to his father’s house.

Giddings Police Dept asked if a deputy could take a suspicious vehicle call on Manse St. because the officers were tied up. Deputy Allen and Deputy Ayres advised that a truck broke down near the complainant’s residence. Everything was ok.

August 25, 2012

A motorist reported cows out on CR 121 off of FM 141. Deputy Rudolph was dispatched and ran them off the roadway.

The Sheriff’s Office received a call from a female on CR 302 in Elgin who reported that she was assaulted by her mother. Deputy Rudolph met with the complainant who stated that she was currently living with her mother, and her dog urinated on the floor, and she was cleaning it up when her mother grabbed her by her arm and began walking her to the door, telling her that she needed to get out. After speaking to both parties, they agreed to get along for the night. The mother will be talking with a judge to begin the eviction process.

Deputy Ayres met with a complainant at the Sheriff’s Office. She wanted to make a report about someone from Chicago hacking into her Facebook account.

A resident on CR 304 reported that someone had some sort of machine that fires blank bullets and it was disturbing them. Deputy Allen searched the area but did not hear it.

Deputy Ayres and Deputy Rudolph responded to a residential alarm on CR 127 in Dime Box. Everything was okay. The grandchildren accidentally set off the alarm.

A caller reported that a lady was just released from a nursing home and she called the nursing home back and told them she was in a lot of pain and wanted to go back, but her husband would not take her. The caller requested for a welfare check on her. Deputy Ayres and Deputy Rudolph spoke to her at her residence on CR 133. She told them she would be ok for the night, and that she did not need an ambulance.

The Sheriff’s Office received a 9-1-1 call, but no one was saying anything. The map showed the call came from a residence on FM 2440. There was loud noise, as if someone was having difficulty breathing. Deputy Rudolph and Deputy Ayres responded to the residence, along with B&M Ambulance. Upon arrival officers spoke to the homeowner who told them that his step-daughter must have fallen asleep on her phone, but said everything was ok.

August 26, 2012

Deputy Crockett assisted Giddings Police Dept on a burglary in progress call on W. Columbus Street. The suspect climbed the roof and had a knife.

A complainant reported that her neighbor had blocked an easement and would like a deputy to meet her on CR 307. Deputy York and Deputy Crockett responded to the call and advised them that this was private property and it was a civil matter.

Deputy York and Deputy Crockett responded to a disturbance on CR 230. A caller reported that her juvenile son was mad and breaking things in the house. He went outside and threw something against the house. Deputies spoke to the juvenile and gave him some options.

A motorist reported a tan cow out on the roadway on Hwy 77 north approx ¼ of a mile south of CR 114. Deputy Ayres ran the cow into a pasture and the owner was notified to check his fence.

Deputy Allen and Deputy Rudolph assisted Lexington Police on a disturbance call in Lexington. A female called and reported that her niece and nephew were arguing and when she intervened, her niece assaulted her. A report was taken for assault family violence.

Jail Count:

08/26/2012 — 71 Males: 62 Females: 9

Friday is the start of the Labor Day weekend; additional traffic will be on the highways. We ask everyone to drive responsibly, buckle up and have a safe Labor Day weekend. Friday Night Football is here. Good luck to all this year’s area athletes, band members and drill teams. May everyone have a successful season.

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