2012-11-08 / Police

Lexington Police Report

by Chief Clarence Yarbrough

October 29, 2012

Officer Nurse responded to the Dollar General Store on a stalking call. He made contact with the complainant and gathered all the necessary information to identify the subject. Officer Nurse completed a police report.

October 30, 2012

Officer Nurse assisted utility workers with traffic control on Rockdale St.

Chief Yarbrough and Officer Nurse patrolled the city and made contact with an individual who left their child in a running vehicle to briefly go into CEFCO. The individual was advised not to leave their child inside the vehicle unattended while it was still idling.

October 31, 2012

Chief Yarbrough and Cpt. Wooldridge worked hand in hand with the Lee County Sheriff’s Deputies York and Ray during the funeral escort of Mrs. Marjorie Cox. On behalf of the Lexington Police Department, we would like to extend our deepest sympathy to Mrs. Cox’s family and friends.

The entire Lexington Police Department assisted with Halloween on the Square. All officers mingled with the kids and parents. Halloween on the Square was a success and all children were safe with no incidents to report. On behalf of the Lexington Police Department we would like to thank and commend the Lexington Chamber of Commerce, all participating businesses, and individuals who contributed to the planning and preparation of that event.

November 1, 2012

Officer Jirasek was contacted by dispatch advising there were subjects driving around town in a white truck throwing eggs at houses. Officer Jirasek was able to locate the vehicle in question and made contact with the occupants in the vehicle. During Officer Jirasek’s field interview, he discovered the juvenile subjects were responsible for vandalizing two residences. Officer Jirasek took action against the juveniles and cleared without further incident.

Officer Jirasek was contact by a subject in the area of Rockdale and 5th St who advised he witnessed subjects exit a van and remove two President Obama’s Campaign signs from a residence. After removing the signs the subjects re-entered the van and drove off at a high rate of speed. The witness provided the license plate number of the vehicle and give it to the officer, who canvassed the area in search of the vehicle described by the witness; however, he was unable to locate the vehicle or the subjects responsible for the removal of the signs. This case is currently under investigation.

November 2, 2012

Cpt. Wooldridge was dispatched to the CEFCO Store on a gas drive-off. The subject responsible for the gas drive-off was contacted by Cpt. Wooldridge and he returned to the CEFCO to pay for the gas.

Officer Jirasek was notified of a subject who stated he was in fear of his life in the 800 Blk of Hale St. Once contact was made with the subject he advised he no longer needed assistance. The subject then later call again and requested EMS for a member of his household having chest pains. It was determined the patient suffering from chest pains was ok and was excited by the behavior of the complainant. Officer Jirasek cleared the scene along with EMS and resumed patrol duties.

Officer Jirasek identified a subject operating a vehicle without a Driver’s License in the parking lot of CEFCO. A citation was issued for the violation.

Officer Jirasek observed alarms going off on the telephone poles on South Rockdale St. Contact was made with the city workers advising them of the alarms. Officer Jirasek was advised it was a malfunction.

November 3, 2012

Officer Jirasek heard fireworks in the city limits and made contact with the persons responsible for the fireworks and actions were taken to further prevent the popping of the fireworks in the city limits.

November 3, 2012

Officer Nurse was dispatched the Rockdale St and Hester St to assist the city utility workers with traffic control.

Officer Nurse was dispatched to the 1200 blk of Rockdale St on a suspicious person. After contact was made with the complainant, Officer Nurse was advised there was an unknown juvenile near a residence that was not seen before in the area. Officer Nurse canvassed the area but was unable to locate the juvenile. Officer Nurse conducted periodic checks of the residence to ensure no criminal activities were occurring.

Officer Nurse had a dog at large complaint in the area of Rockdale St. The owner of the dog was located and actions were taken. The dog was released back into the custody of the owner.

Officer Nurse responded to the 800 blk of Hale St on an electrical fire. Officer Nurse assisted the Lexington Fire Department.

November 4, 2012

Officer Nurse attempted to help a citizen with unlocking their vehicle; however a locksmith had to be notified. The locksmith unlocked the vehicle.

Officer Nurse took a criminal mischief report for graffiti on a business sign in the area of Hale St. The investigation continues.

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