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2012-10-18 / Police

Sheriff’s Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

October 8, 2012

Deputy Ayres and Deputy Rudolph assisted Trooper Manner at the scene of an accident on Hwy 290. A caller reported that a vehicle ran off the road and was up against a fence.

A complainant reported that she was being harassed by her family members and she wanted a criminal trespass warning issued to them. Deputy Liles responded and spoke to the complainant.

The Sheriff’s Office received a call from a resident on CR 309. He requested that a deputy meet with him so he could show him some of his property that was vandalized. Deputy Ledenbach met the complainant and a report was taken.

A complainant reported that she was concerned about a horse on Drewry Lane that was left abandoned. She reported that the people moved out of the house and left the horse without food or water. Deputy Ledenbach checked on the horse and is going to make contact with the owner. The horse will be fed and given water daily.

A motorist reported that he broke down on Hwy 77 in Lexington. Deputy Ledenbach assisted Officer Lucas and subject was given a courtesy ride to CEFCO so he could call his boss.

An off duty Brazos County Deputy reported a two vehicle accident on Hwy 21 @ FM 3403. Deputy Skinner and Deputy Liles assisted with traffic control until the Fayette County Trooper arrived on scene.

Deputy Ledenbach met with a complainant on CR 307 in Paige. The caller reported that his mailbox was knocked over and he knew who did it, but had no proof. A report was made for criminal mischief.

A motorist reported that he was driving down CR 226 and 3 cows were out and he hit one of them. Deputy Skinner arrived on scene and reported that the cow was deceased and the truck had damage to it. Deputy Skinner worked the crash report.

October 9, 2012

Several callers reported a large dead deer was in the roadway on FM 180 approx 4 miles off Hwy 290 E. Deputy Carvin located and cleared the animal from the roadway.

A complainant came to the Sheriff’s Office and spoke to Deputy Rudolph. She advised a renter had damaged her property. A report was taken.

A caller reported that his wife told him to call the Sheriff’s Office because her son was suicidal and threatening to kill himself. Sheriff Meyer, Chief Deputy Lapham, Deputy Liles, Deputy Rudolph and Deputy Ledenbach responded to the call. Chief Deputy Lapham was able to talk the subject into giving him his weapon. Subject was transported to the Sheriff’s Office to meet with MHMR so they could evaluate him.

Deputy Skinner was dispatched to CR 127 @ FM 1697 after a caller reported two large calves out in the middle of the road.

October 10, 2012

A caller reported that there was a vehicle parked on the side of the road on Hwy 21 just east of Hwy 77. Two people were trying to flag motorists down. Deputy Rudolph and Deputy Ray located the vehicle and two guys had a flat and no jack to change their tire. A wrecker was called to assist them.

A motorist called and reported that a maroon 18-wheeler cab that was pulling an empty trailer was driving recklessly on Hwy 290 West heading eastbound. Deputy Ray searched for the truck.

Deputy Rudolph attempted to locate a vehicle that was involved in an accident on Hwy 77. The caller reported that a Cadillac ran her off the roadway, but she was unsure of her location. She was located just outside of Lexington. The accident was blue formed since there was no damage nor injuries.

Deputy Ayres and Deputy Carvin were dispatched to a burglar alarm in Giddings. ADT called back to cancel and advised the owner was on scene.

A concerned citizen called and reported seeing someone walking around with flash lights on Harry St. in Lexington. Deputy Crockett assisted Officer Woolridge and located a couple walking their dogs.

College Station Police requested a welfare concern on a child that lives with her grandparents on CR 426 in Dime Box. The mother told them that she had not heard from her child in weeks. Deputy Carvin advised that the child was fine.

October 11, 2012

Deputy Allen met with a complainant on CR C in Lexington. She called and reported that someone had broken into her house. A report was made.

A concerned citizen reported that there was a black horse at the intersection of CR 233 and CR 230. She advised it looked to be in poor condition. Deputy Allen located a horse and colt and they did not have access to food or water. He attempted to make contact with the owner. Dispatch sent a deputy after 5pm to make contact.

A complainant reported that an 18-wheeler with a yellow “DHL” cargo did not have any turn signal lights. Deputy Crockett located the truck on Hwy 290 West and the driver repaired the connection to the lights.

October 12, 2012

A motorist reported a white Dodge Charger was swerving all over the road and not maintaining the speed limit. Deputy Ayres located the vehicle on Hwy 290 East and spoke to the driver. He pulled over and got some rest.

The Sheriff’s Office received a call from a motorist who reported thatshenearlystrucka2yearold child that was on Hwy 21 approx ½ mile west of the Walch Store. A motorist stopped and removed the child from the road and waited for Deputy Ledenbach, Deputy Rudolph and Constable Kothmann to arrive on scene. An ambulance was dispatched to make sure the child was ok. The parents were located and Child Protective Services were notified. A report was made and CPS is currently investigating the matter.

Deputy Rudolph and Deputy Ledenbach assisted Trooper Manner at the scene of an accident on Hwy 77 @ Hwy 21.

A caller reported that some cows were out on CR 121 near CR 430 in Dime Box. Deputy Carvin located the cows and removed them from the road.

Deputy Carvin spoke to a complainant on PR 2161. He reported that his ex-girlfriend damaged some on his property. A report was taken and it is unknown if charges will be filed at this time.

October 13, 2012

A motorist reported that there were several plastic buckets lying in the roadway on Hwy 77 approx ½ mile north of Giddings. Deputy Rudolph located the buckets and removed them from the roadway.

Deputy Liles was dispatched to FM 141, approx 8 miles north, after a caller reported several cows out on the roadway. The cattle were cleared from the road.

A caller reported that his 15 year old son ran away from home. He believed he was trying to get to his mother’s house in Burleson County. Deputy Ledenbach spoke to the mother and she took their son to his friend’s house for the weekend.

The Sheriff’s Office received a call from a woman advising that her daughter was recently in rehab and was now running around outside trying to stab someone with an ice pick. Deputy Skinner assisted Lexington Officer Nurse and spoke to the daughter who advised she was not going to stab anyone. She said she was just playing around. She left the residence and stayed with a friend for the night.

Deputy Carvin was dispatched to a residence on West Hwy 21 to check welfare on a subject that had not been heard from in days. The father said he called his phone several times a day but it went straight to voice mail and the voice mail was full. Deputy Carvin checked by the residence and advised no one was home.

A caller reported that there was a funnel cloud above his house and it dropped down and touched the ground. He advised that it then dissipated shortly after it touched down. The Sheriff’s Office then received a second call from a lady advising that it was back on the ground somewhere to the east of Hwy 77, approx 10 miles north of Giddings. The National Weather Service reported that it was moving northeast and was a definite rotation. Another caller reported that he returned home and his barn was destroyed on CR 408. There were no further calls reporting damage throughout the night.

October 14, 2012

A complainant spoke to Deputy Liles regarding a large cat that took down a calf. Information was gathered and the game warden was contacted.

A motorist called and reported that an older red car was on fire on Hwy 77 South near the Fayette County line. Deputy Liles responded along with GVFD. No one was injured and the vehicle was towed.

The Sheriff’s Office received a call advising that someone in a tan truck was acting suspicious at the Westwood Villa Apartments. Deputy Ledenbach patrolled the area and spoke to some people in the parking lot.

Deputy Skinner took a theft report on CR 430. The resident advised that someone took some items from his residence. A report was taken and investigation continues at this time.

A tenant reported loud music from an apartment at Westwood Villa. Deputy Carvin responded.

A motorist reported that a dead deer was in the middle of Hwy 77 South near the Fayette County line. Deputy Carvin located the carcass and removed it from the road.

Jail Report

JAIL COUNT: 10/14/2012: 55 MALES: 52 FEMALES: 3

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REWARD FOR INFORMATION ON CRIMES IN LEE COUNTY

For additional information go to bluebonnet.crimestoppers on the internet. Or call 1-866-930-TIPS (8477)

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