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2012-11-15 / Police

Lexington Police Report

by Chief Clarence Yarbrough

November 5, 2012

Officer Nurse and Chief Yarbrough assisted Texas D.P.S. and Lee County Sheriff’s Office on a major one vehicle accident on 696 West in which a male subject was fatally injured.

November 6, 2012

Officer Nurse and Deputy Rudolph of the Lee County Sheriff’s Office escorted the Lexington High School Volleyball team to the city limits as they were enroute to a volleyball game out of town. Officer Nurse assisted Texas D.P.S. Cpl Weiser and Deputy Lyles of the Lee County Sheriff’s Office on a vehicle accident on Hwy 77. There were no injuries reported. Officer Vivas was dispatched to a possible intoxicated driver heading northbound on Hwy 77 from Hwy 21. Officer Vivas checked the area and was unable to locate the vehicle.

November 7, 2012

Cpt. Wooldridge conducted the investigation of the stolen political sign from the 800 block of Rockdale and Hale Streets. During the course of the investigation, with the information provided by one of the local citizens, Cpt. Wooldridge was able to locate the suspect involved. Cpt. Wooldridge spoke with the suspect, who was identified as Reid Deider. Deider was issued a citation for theft, under $50, for the theft of two political signs stolen on Halloween night. The Lexington Police Department would like to thank the citizen who provided the information needed to conclude this investigation and who was an important part in the solving of this crime.

Officer Jirasek assisted Texas D.P.S. and the Lee County Sheriff’s Office with traffic control during an accident (vehicle versus wild hog) that occurred on FM 112 approximately two miles out of the city limits. There were no injuries sustained; only vehicle damage.

Officer Jirasek, while on patrol, noticed a suspicious vehicle on Lonesome Trail at a vacant house. It was discovered that the residence was unlocked. Officer Jirasek made contact with a subject inside the residence. After a preliminary investigation, it was determined the subject had permission to be there.

November 9, 2012

Cpt. Wooldridge took a report of a possible indecency with a child case, on Cherry St. The case is still under investigation.

Officer Jirasek assisted a motorist at the M.R Mini Storage facility.

Officer Jirasek was dispatched to a suspicious persons call at the Lexington Food Mart. Upon arrival, the subject had left the scene. A description of the subject was received and within minutes, was located at the CEFCO Store. After an investigation was conducted, it was discovered that the subject was accidently left behind after attending the football game. Officer Jirasek assisted the subject in contacting his family, who arrived and picked him up.

Officer Jirasek observed a large truck leaking a substantial amount of oil in the CEFCO Store parking lot. Officer Jirasek made contact with the subject. The information gathered was then turned over to the CEFCO employee on duty for further action to be taken through the proper channels.

Officer Vivas was dispatched to a reckless driver on Hwy 77 South. Officer Vivas canvassed the area, but was unable to locate the vehicle after a thorough search.

November 10, 2012

Officer Jirasek was dispatched to the CEFCO Store in reference to a gas drive off. While searching for the vehicle in question, Officer Jirasek was notified by the store clerk, who advised the subject had returned and paid for the gas.

Officer Jirasek was dispatched to an alarm call at Peterson’s Grocery Store. After checking all exterior windows and doors, it was determined the store was secure and the alarm was a false alarm.

November 11, 2012

Officer Nurse was called to a residence on FM 1624 in reference to a Criminal Trespass complaint. The complainant advised there was a subject who was not welcome on the property and there were concerns because the subject has a drug problem. The complainant requested a close patrol on their property to prevent a potential burglary from occurring when no one was at home. The subject’s identifying information was provided along with the subject’s vehicle information.

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