2012-10-11 / Police

Sheriff’s Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

October 1, 2012

A complainant reported that someone knocked down his metal fence posts on CR 302. Deputy York met with the complainant in Lexington.

A motorist reported that a subject driving a motorcycle down FM 141 was driving at a high rate of speed and standing up on his seat, throwing gang signs at them. The subject had on a red Budweiser jacket and was wearing shorts. The license plate was given to Deputy Ray. The deputy attempted to make contact with the driver.

Deputy Ray was dispatched to a residential alarm on West Austin St. The house appeared secure and the homeowner was notified.

A concerned citizen reported that a green Yukon was parked on the side of CR 226 with its flashers on and had been there since early morning. Deputy York and Deputy Ray located the vehicle and dispatch was able to make contact with family members. They stated that it was broken down and it would be picked up the next day. Deputies advised it was completely off the roadway and that their concern was for the driver’s health. All was okay.

Deputy Allen was dispatched to Westwood Villa Apartments after a tenant called and reported that someone had been shooting really close to the apartments. The shooters were located and they stopped shooting for the night.

October 2, 2012

Several motorists reported that cows were out on CR 118 near CR 117. Deputy Ayres was dispatched and the cows were cleared from the road.

Sheriff Meyer, Chief Deputy Lapham, Deputy Ray and Deputy York responded to a vehicle accident on Hwy 290 @ CR 205. Deputies assisted with traffic control as Trooper Thorp investigated the crash.

Deputy York was dispatched to a business on Hwy 77 to speak to a complainant regarding a theft. A report was taken and charges were filed.

A complainant reported that a young man was skateboarding down the middle of CR 118. He advised it was dark and he almost hit him. Deputy Ayres searched all of CR 118 and advised he was no longer on the road.

Several motorists reported that cows were out on CR 133. Deputy Ayres was able to locate the owner and the cows were removed from the road.

October 3, 2012

Deputy Ray assisted Trooper Thorp at the scene of a two vehicle accident on Hwy 77 @ CR 405 in Lexington.

The Sheriff’s Office received a 9-1-1 call from a woman advising that her husband passed away. Sheriff Meyer and Deputy Ray responded to the call. Justice of the Peace Bise and Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home were dispatched to the scene.

A caller reported that some kids lined up beer bottles from Spur 619 to CR 304. Deputy Liles checked it out and advised dispatch to contact the Commissioner to advise them of the situation.

Deputy Ledenbach, Deputy Skinner, Deputy York and Deputy Allen responded to a one vehicle rollover on CR 216. The caller reported that the driver was ejected and needed immediate medical attention. B&M Ambulance and Giddings Volunteer Fire Department were dispatched to assist. A Trooper from Fayette County was called to investigate.

October 4, 2012

The Sheriff’s Office received multiple calls regarding a vehicle that struck a deer on Hwy 290. The female passenger believed her arm was broken. Deputies Carvin, Skinner and Ledenbach arrived on the scene and assisted with traffic control.

A motorist reported that a vehicle was on its side on Hwy 290 @ CR 200. Deputy Carvin was dispatched to the scene. Giddings VFD was also dispatched. The vehicle showed up as being stolen from Travis County. The three occupants ran from the scene, but were later located and taken into custody.

Deputy Liles and Deputy Rudolph were dispatched to a disturbance on CR 432 in Dime Box. The caller reported that his cousin stabbed him with a knife. The cousin was no longer at the scene. B&M Ambulance was dispatched to the scene.

Deputy Skinner was dispatched to a burglary of a habitation on CR 326 in Lexington. The complainant lives in a camper trailer and received a call from the landowner advising that someone broke in her trailer. A report was taken and the investigation continues.

A complainant reported that they had been assaulted at a residence on CR 226. Deputies Skinner, Ayres and Carvin responded to the scene. One male was taken into custody and charged with assault - family violence.

October 5, 2012

The Sheriff’s Office received a call regarding a man standing in the middle of FM 141 @ CR 120 in Dime Box, attempting to flag motorists down. Deputy Ayres and Deputy Skinner located the subject and gave him a courtesy ride to a residence in Giddings.

Bastrop County called and reported that they had units in pursuit of a stolen black Dodge truck. Deputies were advised that the suspected driver had a 12 gauge shot gun in the vehicle. The truck was traveling eastbound on Hwy 290. At the time of the call, they were passing Scenic Farms at speeds up to 112 mph. Several minutes later Bastrop advised that the vehicle had left the roadway and went through a fence at 3225 Hwy 290. All units searched for the suspects. Bastrop County advised that they had the area contained.

A concerned citizen reported that a horse was out on CR 233 just past the bridge going towards the country club, and it appeared to be in poor condition. Deputy York located and checked on the animal. The owner was given a warning. Deputy York will be checking back to make sure everything is ok.

Deputy Allen spoke to a complainant who reported that his girlfriend wrote all over his walls, burned his clothes and took his keys.

Deputies Ledenbach, Ayres and Allen assisted at the scene of a two vehicle accident on Hwy 77 @ CR 220.

Sheriff Meyer responded to a mobile home fire on FM 141 approx 2 miles south of Dime Box.

October 6, 2012

An anonymous caller reported that there was a fight in the parking lot of Doozie’s. Deputies Ayres and Ledenbach responded and advised that the parking lot was clear.

The Sheriff’s Office received a call from a landowner reporting a vehicle driving around in his pasture, and that the vehicle appeared to have been in a wreck. Deputy Ayres assisted Trooper Weiser at the scene. The driver was arrested for DWI.

A complainant reported that a vehicle was parked on the side of CR 233. The vehicle had New Mexico plates and had been there for about three hours. Sheriff Meyer located the vehicle and talked to the driver, who advised that he pulled over to take a nap.

Deputy Allen was dispatched to FM 696 West about ½ mile west of Jackson Store to run some loose cattle off the road.

A motorist reported a twovehicle accident on CR 243 between CR 114 and CR 117. Deputy Allen assisted the Trooper from Fayette County. There were no injuries and one subject was arrested for fugitive warrants.

Deputy Crockett assisted with traffic control at the scene of a twovehicle accident on FM 2239 at the Serbin city limits sign. A vehicle rear ended an eighteen wheeler. DPS Trooper from Fayette County took the crash report.

October 7, 2012

Deputy Ayres received a call about juveniles who may have been consuming alcohol in a pasture on CR 411. Upon arrival, the owner of the property advised he had made everyone leave.

A young boy called the Sheriff’s Office and requested assistance because his dad was yelling at this mom and he was afraid it would become physical. Deputies Crockett and Ayres responded to the call. The female advised that everything was ok and it was verbal only and he already fell asleep.

A motorist reported that a male, wearing a pair of shorts, was standing about three feet in the roadway on FM 141 near CR 117, and did not move when vehicles were driving down the road. Deputy Ayres responded and reported that the subject had left the area.

Deputy Ray checked on an abandoned vehicle on CR 304.

Deputy York was dispatched to Hwy 21 @ FM 141 after a caller reported two vehicles had been parked there and left abandoned. Deputy York requested a wrecker for one of the vehicles because it was partially in the roadway.

A local citizen reported that a fairly new black Ram SUV took out some guardrail on FM 696 W at the new bridge. The vehicle was in the ditch and no one was around. Deputy Ray assisted the Trooper from Fayette County and the vehicle was towed.

A resident on FM 696 E reported that his BBQ pit had been stolen. Deputy York spoke to the complainant and made a report.

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