2012-11-08 / Police

Sheriff’s Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

October 29, 2012

A resident reported that a vehicle was parked on the side of the road near his property. Deputy York located the vehicle and checked to make sure it was not stolen. He advised it was unoccupied, but completely off the roadway.

Deputy York met with a complainant on FM 141 regarding a theft. Investigation continues on this case.

Deputy Allen was dispatched to a residence on CR C in Lexington regarding suspicious circumstances.

A motorist reported cows out on CR 127 approx. 1 mile south of CR 119. Deputy York responded.

The Sheriff’s Office received a call from a subject who requested a welfare check on a boy that had very bad bruising on his upper left arm. Deputy Allen checked out the boy’s arm and was told he had been in a mini bike accident a week ago.

Deputies Crockett and Allen were dispatched to a disturbance on PR 4041 in Dime Box. A caller reported that her step daughter and her boyfriend were fighting. Both parties had left the residence.

October 30, 2012

Deputy Ayres was dispatched to an EMS call on FM 180 after B&M requested a Justice of the Peace. A report was taken.

A caller reported that a deer had been hit and was hurt on FM 1624 @ CR 326 in Lincoln. Deputy York was dispatched.

Deputy Ray and Deputy York were dispatched to a residential alarm on CR 133. The homeowner called and advised all was ok.

Dime Box School called and reported that a student who had recently been kicked off campus returned to the school and assaulted another student. Charges were filed and the student was arrested by Deputy Allen and charged with assault.

Deputy York spoke to a complainant on CR 133 who reported that there was a horse on his neighbor’s property and they did not know who it belonged to. The horse was trying to tear through his fence to get to his horse.

A concerned citizen reported a silver vehicle parked in a driveway on CR 114 in Lincoln. No one was around the vehicle and the caller could see a pistol between the seat and the console. Deputy Crockett arrived on scene and the owner of the vehicle showed up. They were looking to buy property in the area.

A resident on PR 8004 spoke to Deputy Crockett about a male subject to whom she wanted a criminal trespass warning issued.

LCSO received a call from a juvenile on CR 223 who advised that she was alone with her younger brother and someone was knocking on their door. Deputy Ayres responded and searched the property and the surrounding area but did not locate anyone. He stayed in the area for a while to make sure everything was ok.

October 31, 2012

Several motorists reported cows out on FM 112 approx. 2 miles out of Lexington. Deputy Rudolph located the cattle.

Dime Box School reported that a 4th grader got mad and left the school and said he was going home. Deputy Liles responded and met with school personnel.

Deputy York and Deputy Rudolph assisted with a funeral escort at the First Baptist Church in Lexington.

A motorist reported that a silver car traveling on Hwy 21 East heading westbound was failing to maintain a single lane. Deputies Skinner and Ledenbach located the vehicle on the side of the road. The driver was tired and had some friends on the way to pick him and his vehicle up.

November 1, 2012

The Sheriff’s Office received a call from a motorist advising that he ran off the road and hit a fence on FM 141. Deputy Ayres and Deputy Skinner assisted with traffic control as Trooper Thorp worked the crash report.

Callers reported cows out on CR 114 near the bridge. Deputy Carvin located and ran them into PR 8009.

Deputy Rudolph met with a complainant on FM 180 after she called and reported that all four of her tires were flat that morning. A report was taken for criminal mischief.

A motorist reported a two vehicle accident on Hwy 21 @ FM 2440. Chief Deputy Lapham, Deputy Rudolph, Deputy Liles and Deputy Ledenbach assisted Trooper Thorp at the scene.

The Family Crisis Center reported that they received a call on their hotline from an elderly male advising that he was being held captive by his daughter and he needed help. The Family Crisis Center advised that the man sounded disoriented and would like a welfare check. Deputy Skinner spoke to the daughter who advised her dad has been in the hospital since Monday and that he was on a lot of medication. Family Crisis was given the information.

November 2, 2012

Dime Box School requested a deputy meet them at the school because they were having problems with a student. Deputy Allen met with the school authorities.

Deputy Ayres spoke to a complainant regarding his neighbor shooting a gun and he wanted it documented.

A motorist reported three 18- wheeler cattle trucks on CR 117 heading towards FM 141 that appeared to be lost. Deputy Crockett located the three trucks turning on to Hwy 290.

November 3, 2012

Deputy Crockett checked on a motorist who struck a deer near the Walch Store. She was given a blue form to turn into her insurance.

A caller reported that she was upset and needed to speak to a deputy regarding her husband. Deputy Ayres met with the complainant on CR 118. She advised that her husband would not go home and was in the Dime Box area somewhere.

A motorist reported hitting a deer that was in the roadway on FM 141. The deer was injured but still alive. Deputy Ayres was dispatched.

A concerned citizen advised that her husband was on his way to work and noticed a vehicle on the side of CR 339. He stopped and checked the vehicle and there were two females inside. He attempted to wake them to make sure they were ok, but they would not wake up. An ambulance was dispatched along with Deputy York, who took a report.

Deputy Ayres was dispatched to Hwy 21 West after a caller reported a female standing on the side of the roadway. Deputy Ayres advised that they were running a marathon from Mexico to Bryan, and they had people standing on the side of the road passing a torch.

A motorist reported an accident on Hwy 21 @ Hwy 77. The caller advised that the driver was able to crawl out of the vehicle, but was on the ground and appeared to be injured. Deputy Ayres responded with B&M Ambulance and Trooper Weiser.

The Sheriff’s Office received several complaints regarding the noise from the Cotton Bowl race track on Hwy 290 West @ CR 202 throughout the night. One caller became irate and demanded that the races be shut down because they were breaking the law by disturbing the peace.

November 4, 2012

A motorist reported a vehicle on the side of the road on Hwy 21 near the Burleson County line with its flashers on. Deputy Ray located the vehicle and advised they had a flat tire. His uncle was on his way with a lug wrench.

Deputy Ray was dispatched to Hwy 290 West near Paige after a motorist reported that someone had put a barrel in the middle of the outside lane of traffic. The barrel was removed from the highway.

Deputy Crockett assisted with traffic control at the scene of an accident on FM 696 approx 1 mile east of CR 309.

Several motorists reported cows out on Hwy 21 just west of FM 1624. Deputy Ledenbach located them and ran them off the road.

Deputy Ayres was dispatched to check on a motorist who was parked in the right lane on Hwy 21 near Hwy 77. The driver reported that his brakes went out. Someone was on the way to tow his vehicle.

Jail Report

Jail Count: 11/04/2012: 52

Males: 45 Females: 7

The Lee County Jail had 1536 inmate jail days in population and 57 inmate jail days in holding and the Lee County Dispatchers received 321 calls for service for the month of October.

Let us honor and say thanks to our military Veterans on Veterans Day. This nation will remain the land of the free only as long as it is the home of the brave. Thanks to all the Veterans of Lee County for what you have done for our Country. CRIME STOPPERS PAYS CASH REWARDS FOR NFORMATION


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