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2012-09-28 / Police

Sheriff’s Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

September 17, 2012

A caller reported that she was taking her daughter to the emergency room and she ran out of gas. Deputy Carvin responded and was able to get her some gas.

Several motorists reported a reckless driver on Hwy 290 in Ledbetter heading towards Giddings. The vehicle was driving west bound in the east bound lanes of traffic. Deputy Carvin searched but did not locate any vehicles driving on the wrong side of the roadway.

Deputy Ray assisted at a vehicle vs. deer accident on Hwy 77 just south of CR 327 in Lincoln.

A complainant reported to Deputy York that someone stole his gate at CR 304. A report was taken.

Lexington School reported to the Sheriff’s Office that a child told a staff member that her dad and sister were suicidal. Deputy York checked into the matter and no report was needed.

The Sheriff’s Office received an anonymous call reporting that when he was driving down CR 113, a female ran out into the roadway and stopped him and asked him to call the Sheriff’s Office because her husband was fighting with her. Deputy York and Deputy Allen responded to the call. The female was able to get her property out of the house and leave.

A motorist called and reported that a male was walking in the middle of the roadway on Hwy 290 near CR 201. Deputy Ayres located the male and gave him a courtesy ride to town.

September 18, 2012

Deputy York spoke to a complainant who advised he had two black cows that do not belong to him on his place on FM 619 in Elgin. The Sheriff’s Office is attempting to locate the owner before they are taken to the auction barn.

Dime Box School called and requested a deputy because they had a student who was acting violent. Deputy Ray and Deputy York responded to the call. A report was taken and charges were filed for assault.

A complainant reported that he was being harassed and screamed at because he put a restraining order on someone, and now the person he put the restraining order on is speeding up and down his brother’s road. Deputy Ayres spoke to both parties involved and told them they needed to talk to their lawyers.

Deputy Ayres and Deputy Crockett were dispatched to a disturbance on Hope St. in Giddings. The caller stated that a female’s ex-husband showed up and was picking a fight with her new boyfriend. One subject was taken to jail and charged with assault class A.

September 19, 2012

A complainant called the Sheriff’s Office and reported that a man in a white Dodge truck drove by his house and shot one of his dogs. A license plate number was given to Deputy Ray. Investigation continues at this time.

Deputy Rudolph responded to a disturbance on FM 141 in Dime Box. A caller stated that she had two people at her house demanding and threatening her to pay taxes and to give them a key to the place. A report was taken.

Chief Deputy Lapham, Captain Gonzales and Deputy Liles assisted at the scene of a wreck. An 18-wheeler flipped over and tires were all over the roadway on Hwy 77 North.

A caller reported that two men went to her residence and were selling meat. One of the men asked to use the bathroom and on his way into the bathroom he picked up a bottle of pills and told them he would give them some meat for the pills. They told him no. The subjects selling the meat left and the people noticed some of the pills were missing. The company was called and the meat sellers went back to the residence. Investigation is pending at this time.

A motorist reported that a silver Chevrolet truck was traveling at a high rate of speed and was failing to maintain a single lane of traffic. Deputy Ledenbach located the vehicle and followed it on Hwy 21, but advised dispatch he did not see any traffic violations.

September 20, 2012

Washington County reported a one vehicle rollover accident on Hwy 77 @ FM 1624. Deputy Liles and Deputy Ledenbach assisted with traffic control.

Deputy Liles responded to a disturbance on Hwy 290 West. A caller reported that she had allowed some people to stay with her in her house and now they were being disrespectful and yelling at her. She wanted them to leave. After talking to everyone involved ,the subjects left to go to Houston.

A resident on CR 323 in Lexington called and reported that someone was knocking on the side of his house and he got up to check things out, but did not see anyone. Deputy Skinner was dispatched and searched the property and the area, but did not see anyone.

A motorist called in a reckless driver on Hwy 77 North. The vehicle was a dark colored Cadi. Deputy Carvin and Deputy Skinner located the vehicle and checked out the driver. Deputy Skinner arrested the driver and transported him to jail.

September 21, 2012

While on patrol, Deputy Carvin noticed that the gate was cut on the H&R Machines. It appeared that a truck had been stolen, and possibly a trailer. Investigation continues on this case.

A caller reported a dark blue full size van on the side of the road on Hwy 21E. Deputy Allen advised that a wrecker showed up for the guy and the van upon his arrival.

A motorist reported that a truck was in the ditch on FM 141 just south of Dime Box. Deputy Ayres located the truck and reported there was no damage to the truck or any property.

September 22, 2012

A caller reported that his adult daughter was out of control. She was throwing furniture around the house. Deputy Crockett and Deputy Ayres were dispatched to the scene. They spoke to the daughter and were able to get her calmed down.

Deputy Ayres assisted at the scene of an accident on CR 114.

While on routine patrol Deputy Crockett noticed an open door at a business. The owner was called to check the building and lock the doors.

September 23, 2012

A caller reported that a vehicle had run off the roadway and had gone through her neighbor’s fence on Hwy 77 North in Lincoln. The caller stated that the vehicle backed out and headed north towards Lexington. Caller stated the vehicle appeared to have a flat tire. Deputy Crockett and Deputy Ayres searched for a vehicle, but located the license plate of the vehicle still at the scene. Trooper Thorp was advised of the situation.

A resident on CR 401 in Dime Box called and reported that he had just seen someone drive off in his truck. Deputy Ray was dispatched to the complainant’s house and a report for unauthorized use of a motor vehicle was filed and the vehicle was entered into the TCIC/NCIC computer as stolen. The vehicle was located an hour later still in Lee County. A report was made and it is unknown if the truck owner is going to file charges.

Deputy Ray and Trooper Thorp answered a disturbance call on CR 118. Dispatch received a call for help on the regular phone, but heard screaming. After the caller was able to calm down some, she advised that her brother beat her up and she needed help. While dispatch was still on the line with the caller, the complainant reported that her brother ran off into the woods.

The Sheriff’s Office received another call from the same residence on CR 118, this time from the subject that had run off into the woods on the previous call. He advised that his sister was drunk and out of control. Deputy Allen went to the residence and his sister was not at the residence.

Deputy Crockett spoke to a complainant on CR 312 in Lexington. Subject reported he was missing 6 heifers and 1 black bull. A report was taken and investigation continues at this time.

A complainant from Westwood Villa Apartments called and reported that a male was exposing himself from his window and there were kids outside playing. Deputy Allen made contact with the subject and arrested the subject for indecent exposure.

JAIL COUNT:

09/23/2012: 57 MALES: 52 FEMALES: 5

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

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