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2012-12-13 / Police

Lexington Police Report

by Chief Clarence Yarbrough

December 2, 2012

While on patrol, Officer Nurse observed an individual at the Lexington High School. Officer Nurse conducted a field investigation and made contact with the suspicious person on school property. Upon completing his investigation, it was determined the subject was making a late delivery.

December 3, 2012

Officer Nurse responded to the 500 Blk of Rockdale St. to meet a complainant. Upon arrival, contact was made with the complainant and she advised Officer Nurse of a subject coming onto her property. The subject being reported on was located across the street from her residence. The subject was advised the complainant did not want them back on their property, and the subject stated they would refrain from going back on the complainant’s property.

Officer Nurse responded to a burglar alarm at Peterson’s Grocery Store. Officer checked all exterior doors and windows. The store was found to be secure. The owner came outside and advised he had set the alarm off accidentally.

Officer Nurse responded to a call at the CEFCO Store in reference to a theft. Upon arrival, contact was made with the onduty store clerk and they advised Officer Nurse of an unknown subject entering into the store and stealing a set of music earplugs. This case is currently under investigation.

December 4, 2012

Officer Vivas was dispatched to a loud music call at the corner of 7th and Caldwell St. Contact was made with the subjects involved in the loud music complaint. After speaking with the subjects and not hearing the music prior to the contact being made, Officer Vivas cleared the area without incident.

Chief Yarbrough and Officer Vivas responded to a suspicious persons call in the 100 Blk of Hilliard St. Contact was made and the subject was positively identified on scene. After a field investigation was conducted, it was determined the subject had reason for being there.

Officer Vivas responded to a call for service in the 700 Blk of Hale St. Subject requested officer go by and check on the building to make sure it was secure. Officer Vivas checked the building, finding it secure, but could hear music coming from inside. Officer Vivas contacted the owner and passed this information to them.

Officer Vivas responded to the Dollar General Store in reference to a theft, which was caught on video. This case is currently under investigation.

December 6, 2012

Chief Yarbrough and Officer Sandoval responded to the Heritage Center in the 500 Blk of 4th St in reference to the Burglary of the Building. Upon arrival, contact was made with the complainant who advised the building was burglarized. While conducting an investigation, it was determined that some office equipment and other items were taken. A formal investigation is currently being conducted at this time.

Chief Yarbrough and Officer Sandoval responded to the Lexington Food Mart in reference to the theft of Lottery tickets. Upon arrival, contact was made with the management, who advised a previous employee was captured on video taking lottery tickets without purchasing them. An investigation is currently being conducted at this time and criminal charges are to follow.

December 7, 2012

Officer Nurse assisted the Lee County Sheriff’s Office with a dog complaint on CR 405.

Officer Nurse responded to an alarm call at the Donut shop. All exterior doors and windows were checked and the building was found to be secure.

Officer Nurse conducted a traffic stop on SHWY 77 for a defective headlight. Contact was made with the operator of the vehicle, who was identified as Steven Burns. Mr. Burns was operating a motor vehicle with a suspended driver’s license. It was also determined that Mr. Burns had been previously convicted for Driving While License Suspended. He was arrested and transported the Lee County Jail, where he was booked for Driving While License Suspended.

Cpt. Wooldridge responded to a disturbance call at Peterson’s Grocery store. Subject stated she was being harassed by a known subject and wanted him to stop. Cpt Wooldridge spoke with the suspect and informed him he needed to stop.

December 8, 2012

Officer Nurse assisted the Lee County Sheriff’s Office regarding a physical disturbance in progress on CR 349. Officer arrived on scene and controlled the situation until the arrival of Lee County Deputies. While on the scene, Officer Nurse determined there were no injuries. The Lee County Sheriff’s Office arrived and took control of the scene. Officer Nurse resumed his patrol duties for the City of Lexington.

December 9, 2012

Cpt. Wooldridge responded to a loose livestock call for Lee County located approximately one mile north of the city limits. Approximately 15 goats were out near SHWY 77. The goats were put back into the fenced area.

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