2012-11-15 / Police

Sheriff’s Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

November 5, 2012

A Giddings bus driver called and reported cows out on CR 204. Deputy Allen located the cattle and ran them off the roadway into a pasture.

Chief Deputy Lapham put up a large bull that was out on FM 180 near CR 130.

Deputy Carvin assisted with traffic control at the scene of a one vehicle accident on FM 696 West approx 5 miles out of Lexington.

A complainant reported that his neighbor was accusing him of hunting on his property. This is an on-going property dispute and subject was advised to contact his attorney.

The Sheriff’s Office received a call reporting that the oil well on CR 214 was making a loud noise. Deputy Rudolph responded to the call and was able to give dispatch the phone number to call that was on the gate.

A caller spoke to Deputy Liles regarding problems she was having with her renters. She was referred to the Justice of the Peace to begin the eviction process.

Deputy Liles responded to a disturbance at Westwood Villa. A caller reported that a female was in his apartment and refused to leave. No report, as the female left prior to arrival.

November 6, 2012

A complainant reported that he received a call from his neighbor advising that a Budget Rental truck was at his house on FM 2440. Deputy Allen and Deputy Rudolph located the truck and spoke to the driver. He advised FEDEX was leasing the truck and they had a delivery at that residence. The homeowner was advised and confirmed that he had a package on his porch.

Deputy Allen met with a complainant on FM 141. He reported that his neighbor’s 3 dogs were attacking his horse. He shot bird shot to run them off which worked for now, but needs advice on how to handle future problems.

A resident spoke to Deputy Rudolph about someone charging on her credit card without her permission. A report was taken for Identity Theft and investigation continues at this time.

Deputy Liles assisted a motorist on Hwy 77 approx 3 miles north of Lexington. An 18-wheeler hit something in the roadway which disabled his truck. A wrecker was able to fix the problem and the truck was back on the road again.

November 7, 2012

A motorist reported a vehicle was in the ditch on Hwy 290 East @ CR 233. Deputy Skinner checked and advised no one was around the vehicle. DPS was notified of the call.

Several callers reported a blue/ green vehicle parked in the outside lane of Hwy 77 just south of Tanglewood. Deputy Liles advised dispatch to send the next rotation wrecker because no one was around and it was a traffic hazard.

Deputy Ledenbach was dispatched to FM 141 @ CR 428 in Dime Box to remove a large black bull from the roadway.

Deputy Ayres was dispatched to a residence on FM 2440 to speak to the owner regarding a theft. A report was taken and items were entered into TCIC/NCIC.

A concerned citizen reported seeing someone walking around the neighbor’s with a flashlight. Deputy Ray checked the residence and advised that the lights were coming from the house behind the property.

Child Protective Services called and requested a welfare check on 3 children on CR 329. She advised that they received information that one of the children needed medical care. Deputy Ray went to the residence and advised the kids were fine. CPS was notified of the information.

A motorist called and reported that he hit a hog that was in the road on FM 112. Deputy Ray assisted at the scene until a trooper arrived.

November 8, 2012

The Sheriff’s Office received a call from a motorist reporting that he was forced off the roadway and into the ditch by another vehicle. Both occupants had injuries and requested an ambulance. Deputy Ray assisted with traffic control.

Deputy Crockett checked on a vehicle that was reported to be parked on the roadway on CR 224. The truck was located, but was driving along the road and not parked.

A caller reported seeing a young boy between 10-12 years of age walking a bike along CR 219. Deputy York located the subject and he was with his father. They live at the Christian Camp.

A complainant reported that there was a pit bull running around the property that she did not want there. Deputy York made contact with the dog owner.

Deputy Ayres met with a complainant on Highland View in Lexington. He reported that his soon to be ex-wife broke into his house. No report at this time until court order copy is received that the wife was banned from the property.

An off duty officer reported that there was a blue Cadillac parked on the side of the road on CR 217 @ the railroad tracks. Deputy Ray located the vehicle and spoke to the driver. He was trying to get his vehicle started.

Deputy Crockett talked with a complainant on FM 2440 regarding his brother breaking out his back window on his vehicle. He advised that they had a heated argument but he didn’t want to file charges on his brother at this time.

The Bullpen called and reported that there were two subjects fighting inside the bar. The caller reported that both subjects walked outside and were in the parking lot. Deputy Ray and Deputy Crockett responded, but advised everyone had left prior to their arrival.

November 9, 2012

Deputy Allen was dispatched to CR 133 after a motorist reported hitting a deer. The deer had broken legs and needed to be put down.

A vehicle was reported on CR 217 with two subjects standing near it. Deputy Rudolph located the vehicle and it had two flat front tires. It was off the roadway and help was on the way.

A complainant reported that she noticed her cows acting up and when she looked out, she saw a vehicle driving around the pasture. Deputy Liles and Deputy Skinner searched but did not locate any vehicle or tracks.

November 10, 2012

Deputy Rudolph was dispatched to a residence on Hwy 77 after a caller reported that a vehicle was partially blocking their entrance to their property. Deputy Rudolph went to the address on the register to attempt to contact the owner.

Deputy Allen assisted at the scene of a one vehicle rollover accident on Hwy 21 west of CR 327.

A motorist reported an abandoned vehicle on CR 221 near Hwy 77. Deputy Rudolph located the vehicle and requested the next rotation wrecker since the vehicle was a traffic hazard.

A caller reported a one vehicle accident on Hwy 21 near the Elm Creek Café. Deputy Allen and Deputy Rudolph were first on the scene. One subject was arrested by Deputy Allen and charged with possession of marijuana. Other paraphernalia was seized and other charges are pending at this time.

Deputy Liles was dispatched to a residential burglar alarm on FM 141. Homeowner was on scene and advised he was unable to get the alarm system turned off in time when he entered the house.

A motorist reported that there was a large piece of tire in the road on Hwy 77 near Hwy 21 in the southbound lane. Deputy Carvin located and removed it from the roadway.

Deputy Skinner and Deputy Carvin were dispatched to a possible burglary in process. A caller reported that there was someone in their barn turning the lights on/off on their tractor. Investigation revealed that it was a malfunction on the tractor.

November 11, 2012

Deputy Skinner and Deputy Liles assisted with locating a rollover accident on FM 141. A trooper and an ambulance were dispatched to the scene.

Fayette County reported a suicidal subject driving a silver Chevrolet truck heading north on Hwy 77. The driver was pinged by Sprint to be near CR 114. Deputy Allen and Deputy Rudolph searched the area.

A motorist reported approx 20- 30 goats out on Hwy 77 approx 2 miles north of Lexington. Deputy Allen responded to the call. The roadway was cleared.

Deputy Carvin was dispatched to check on some horses that appeared to be in bad shape. No horses were located on the property.

A concerned citizen reported that she could see a large fire approximately 3 miles east of CR 138. Deputy Skinner located the fire and advised that it is a control burn.

Jail Count

11/11/2012: 51 Males: 45 Females: 6

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