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2012-11-01 / Police

Sheriff’s Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

October 22, 2012

Burleson County called and advised they had received a call from a motorist reporting a dark colored van traveling westbound in the eastbound lane on Hwy 21. The van was reported about to enter Lee County. Deputy Ayres searched for the vehicle on Hwy 21.

Deputy Rudolph spoke to a complainant who reported that his dog was missing from his property. He said he saw his dog at a house on FM 141. Deputy Rudolph spoke to the homeowner who advised if the complainant wanted the dog he needed to pay him. The situation was a civil matter.

A motorist reported that she witnessed a vehicle hit a sign, then cross the roadway and go through a fence, before striking a barn. Deputy Skinner assisted Trooper Early with traffic control on Hwy 290 East near the Fayette County line while the accident was investigated. One subject was arrested and charged with DWI.

A store clerk reported that there was an older man wandering around the store. The man asked if he could have a couple gallons of gas, then walked out and was sitting in his vehicle. Deputy Ledenbach was dispatched to the store and located and identified the man. He stated that someone gave him money for a little gas and he was leaving.

October 23, 2012

Dispatch received a silent 9-1-1 call from a residence on CR 217. Deputy Carvin was dispatched to do a welfare check. The residence was secure.

Deputy Liles and Deputy Rudolph were dispatched to assist B&M Ambulance at a residence on CR 103. A caller reported that her husband fell off their roof.

A motorist reported a two vehicle accident on Hwy 290 East. Deputy Ledenbach and Trooper Thorp were dispatched. A second caller had stopped and spoke to the driver, who said she had a tire blow out, causing her to go into the ditch. She was shook up but not injured. The trooper was cancelled and Deputy Ledenbach waited for the wrecker to arrive.

Deputy Skinner removed cows from the roadway on CR 316, approx 3 miles off FM 112 in Lexington.

A complainant reported that their 18 year old son was causing problems at her house. Deputy Skinner and Deputy Carvin spoke to all parties involved and the problem was settled for the night.

October 24, 2012

Deputy Carvin was dispatched to a disturbance on Phillips St. in Lexington. A caller advised that her 15 year old daughter left the residence, but she did not want to file a runaway report. Her mother was at the house with her and was mad because she didn’t want to make a report. Deputies searched for the girl in the area.

A caller reported that his son was on his property in Lincoln and was attempting to pick a fight. Deputy Skinner and Deputy Carvin separated the two parties involved.

Dispatch received a silent 9-1-1 call from a residence on CR 316 in Lexington. Deputy Carvin advised that there were no vehicles present and the residence was secure.

Several motorists reported a large dead animal in the southbound lane of FM 141. Deputy Carvin located and removed the carcass.

Bobby Lehmann Trucking called and reported that they would be moving a rig and needed assistance with traffic control, as it was foggy. Deputy Ray was dispatched to help.

Deputy Rudolph was dispatched to FM 141 @ CR 122 after several motorists reported goats out on the roadway. The animals were removed from the road.

Deputy York was dispatched to speak to a representative from a local business regarding a theft. A report was taken and the investigation continues.

A motorist reported that his friend hit a deer in the roadway on FM 112 west of CR 316. The vehicle was disabled and the airbags deployed. Deputy Skinner assisted Trooper Early at the scene.

October 25, 2012

A caller reported that a man was walking his motorcycle down an incline at the Giddings Airport and he slipped and his motorcycle fell and penned his leg and they needed help lifting it off. Deputy Ayres and Deputy Ray assisted lifting the motorcycle and gave the man a courtesy ride back to the building.

The Sheriff’s Office received a call from a concerned citizen who reported two horses that appeared to be in poor shape. Deputy York was dispatched and located the animals. Bluebonnet animal rescue was notified.

While on routine patrol, Deputy Crockett located a large bull out on CR 117. The bull ran off into a pasture near the bridge.

A motorist reported cows out on the roadway on CR 113 @ CR 101. They were cleared from the roadway.

Deputy Allen and Deputy Crockett were dispatched to a family disturbance on FM 141 in Dime Box. The disturbance was a verbal argument only and one party left the residence.

October 26, 2012

A motorist called and reported that he had an accident and struck a tree and a fence on Hwy 77 North in Lexington. Deputy Allen assisted Trooper Manner at the scene.

Deputy Rudolph served a female with civil papers advising her that her husband had temporary custody of their children until they appear in court.

GVFD was dispatched to a grass fire on CR 133 approximately 1 mile off Hwy 290 E. Deputy Rudolph also responded to the call.

A Nail’s Creek Park Officer reported that a man was having chest pains and having difficulty breathing at a camp site. Deputy Skinner was dispatched, along with B&M Ambulance, in case a landing zone needed to be set up.

A motorist called and asked for assistance. She had a flat tire and did not have a spare. Deputy Rudolph located the caller on Hwy 290 West and assisted her.

October 27, 2012

The Sheriff’s Office received a call from a motorist advising that he had struck a fence on Hwy 21 West. Deputy Rudolph assisted Trooper Manner.

A caller reported that her minor child took off walking toward Hwy 77 from their residence on FM 3403. Deputy Rudolph and Deputy Liles responded to the call. The child was located and got into his grandmother’s car and went home.

A motorist reported two donkeys out on CR 226. Deputy Skinner located them and ran them off the roadway.

October 28, 2012

While off duty, Deputy Liles happened upon a rollover accident on Hwy 21 @ FM 3403 in Lincoln. Deputy Skinner and Deputy Ledenbach responded to the call. The driver was out of the vehicle, but needed to be checked by EMS. Trooper Early advised the driver was later taken to the hospital due to her injuries.

A motorist reported that a vehicle was parked in the middle of the road on Hwy 21. The vehicle was still running and the driver had his foot on the brake. The caller and another vehicle surrounded the vehicle so motorists would be able to see the vehicle, since its lights were not on and it was dark. Deputy Rudolph assisted Trooper Thorp and the driver was arrested and charged with DWI.

A caller reported a dead deer in the roadway on Hwy 77 North in Lexington. Deputy Ledenbach removed the carcass from the roadway.

Jail Report

JAIL COUNT: 10/28/2012: 53 MALES: 50 FEMALES: 3

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