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2012-11-22 / Police

Sheriff’s Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

November 12, 2012

While on patrol Deputy Skinner spotted a small fire on FM 141 and CR 430. The Dime Box Fire Department was dispatched. The fire was a controlled burn.

A motorist reported a calf out on FM 696 W near the storage units; Deputy York was unable to locate the animal.

A suspicious vehicle was reported on CR 332 near CR 106. Deputy Ray was unable to locate the vehicle.

Dispatch received a call about loud music on CR 449. Deputy Crockett could not locate the loud music.

November 13, 2012

Deputy Crockett checked on a fire on CR 119; it was a tree that had caught fire and the Giddings Fire Department was notified.

A caller reported that she could hear her neighbors yelling at each other on FM 1624. Deputy Ray checked on the couple and they agreed to separate for the night.

A caller advised that somebody set one of her cars on fire in Ledbetter. The Red Barn Fire Department was notified and Deputy Crockett took a report.

Sheriff’s Office received a call about a possible burglary in process. Deputy Ray and Trooper Thorp responded to FM 2440 and found everything ok and nothing missing.

Deputy Ray was unable to locate the source of some gun fire on CR 302.

November 14, 2012

The Sheriff’s Office received a call regarding suspicious activity on CR 118. Deputy Crockett checked the area but did not see anything suspicious.

A caller reported a man walking down the middle of Hwy 290 W. Deputy Crockett responded and gave the man a courtesy ride to Wal-Mart.

Chief Deputy Lapham, Deputy Allen and Deputy Carvin responded to a disturbance on CR 426. The parties agreed to separate for the night.

Deputy Carvin ran some cattle off the road on FM 1697 near CR 127.

November 15, 2012

Deputy Allen put some cows up on FM 3403.

A motorist reported some cows out on Hwy 21; Deputy Allen removed them from the road.

Deputy Allen responded to some harassment information on Hope Street.

A caller reported a burglary of a habitation on CR 117; Deputy Carvin responded and took a report.

Chief Deputy Lapham documented more missing items from a theft on CR 127.

Deputy Allen and Chief Deputy Lapham took a report on a terroristic threat charge.

Deputy Skinner responded to an animal complaint on CR 208.

November 16, 2012

Deputy Skinner and Deputy Liles were notified of a reckless driver on Hwy 290. Both units, were too far off to catch up with the vehicle, and the caller was transferred to the Giddings Police Department.

Deputy Ledenbach was unable to locate some cattle reported out on CR 217.

The Sheriff’s Office received an alarm call on CR 127; Deputy Ledenbach responded. The alarm company advised that it was a false alarm.

Chief Deputy Lapham took a report of arson on CR 126.

A caller reported that she needed her laptop from her ex. The caller was informed that it was a civil matter. Deputy Ledenbach and Chief Deputy Lapham completed a civil standby while the subject got her laptop.

Several motorists reported a tire in the lane of traffic on Hwy 290 W. Deputy York searched the area, but was unable to locate the tire.

A caller reported that somebody was trying to get into her door. Chief Deputy Lapham, Deputy York, and Deputy Ledenbach all responded. Chief Deputy Lapham searched the area, but nobody was around.

Deputy York worked a vehicle versus deer accident on Hwy 290. The vehicle had little to no damage.

A theft was reported at Shady Oaks; Deputy York took the report.

Some criminal mischief was reported on CR 118; Deputy Ledenbach looked around the area, but found nothing.

Deputy Ledenbach assisted Trooper Thorp with a car accident on Hwy 21.

A report of a civil disturbance was received and Deputy York responded.

Deputy Ayers responded to a disturbance call on PR 5000.

A caller reported that something flew up into the windshield of a car and that the driver was bleeding and unconscious. Deputy Ayers and Deputy Crockett assisted Trooper Thorp and Trooper Manner on the accident.

There was a disturbance on Shady Oaks; Deputy Crockett responded. The parties separated for the night; all was ok.

Deputy Ayers was unable to locate a stranded motorist on Hwy 290 E.

November 17, 2012

Four cows were reported in the middle of CR 119; Deputy Ledenbach removed the cattle from the road.

Deputy Ledenbach ran a cow off the road on FM 3403 near Hwy 21.

A caller advised that she had some dogs on her property that were not hers. Deputy York responded to the call.

Deputy York took a report for terroristic threat on CR 133.

The owner of some goats was notified when they were found on Hwy 77; Deputy Ledenbach checked the area to ensure all were off the roadway.

Deputy York assisted the Giddings Police Department with a funeral escort.

Deputy Ayers was unable to locate a cow reported out on CR 223.

Trooper Manner and Trooper Thorp were assisted by Deputy Ayers with a car accident on Hwy 77 near Hwy 21.

November 18, 2012

Giddings Police requested assistance with a fight at the Texas Grand Ballroom in Giddings. Deputy Ayers, Deputy Crockett, and Trooper Thorp all responded to assist.

A caller reported six cows on the road on FM 1697; Deputy Ledenbach was unable to locate the cattle.

Some horses and donkeys were reported on the road on FM 696; Deputy Ledenbach removed them from the roadway.

Deputy Ledenbach and Deputy York were unable to locate a reckless driver on Hwy 290.

Bastrop County requested assistance in locating a stolen vehicle on Hwy 21; Deputy Ledenbach, Deputy York, and Trooper Manner were unable to locate the vehicle.

Deputy Ledenbach notified some shooters on CR 114 that they needed to shoot toward the trees.

Deputy York and Deputy Ledenbach assisted Trooper Weiser with a car accident on Hwy 77 at Hwy 21.

Deputy York spoke with a juvenile on CR 440 about some issues he was having with his family.

A report was taken for a burglary of a building on CR 424 by Deputy York. The burglary happened sometime in the last two weeks.

A caller reported that somebody broke into his parent’s property sometime in the last week or so; Deputy York took a report.

A citizen came into the office and advised that she could not get into the property [that she rented] and that she had not received any paperwork. Deputy Ayers called the landlord and made arrangements for the citizen.

Deputy Crockett removed some animals off the road on FM 180 with assistance of the animals’ owners.

Jail Report

Jail Count: 11/18/2012: 52 Males: 47 Females: 5

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