2012-12-13 / Police

Sheriff’s Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

December 3, 2012

Deputy Ledenbach was dispatched to Hwy 290 West to meet with a complainant regarding a theft. A report was taken and investigation continues at this time.

A motorist reported cows out on CR 426 between CR 424 and CR 430 in Dime Box. Deputy Ledenbach located the cattle and ran them off the road into a pasture.

A resident on CR 401 in Dime Box reported to Deputy Liles that his neighbor had been taking the fence down and putting it back up along their property lines and was allowing his cattle to eat his hay. Deputy Liles advised that the complainant spoke to his neighbor and gave him a chance to fix the fence before he filed charges in JP court.

Deputy Skinner spoke to a complainant that came to the Sheriff’s Office and reported her grand daughter as a runaway. A report was taken and the juvenile was entered into the TCIC/NCIC computer as a runaway.

December 4, 2012

A resident on CR 201 called and reported that a man was sitting on his front porch and he appeared to be drunk. Deputy Allen and Deputy Carvin responded to the scene. The male subject was identified and taken to jail and charged with public intoxication.

Deputy Rudolph was dispatched to Hwy 77 South to search for a reckless driver. A motorist reported that a blue Lexus was all over the roadway. The vehicle was located and stopped to check the welfare of the driver. Everything was okay.

A caller reported that a blue 4 door car was parked on the side of Hwy 290 East and had been there a while. Deputy Liles located the vehicle and checked with the driver who stated that he was having mechanical vehicle problems. The problem was fixed and the vehicle was back on the road.

Deputy Liles responded to a welfare check of some children that live at Town & Country Mobile Home Park. A concerned citizen reported that she believed the small children were home alone. The residence was checked and everyone was fine.

December 5, 2012

Several motorists reported cows out on FM 1697 @ Nails Creek. Deputy Skinner located the cattle and gave dispatch the name of the owner so they could be contacted.

Sheriff’s Office received a 9-1-1 call reporting a family disturbance on FM 180. She advised her sister was at her dad’s house causing problems and was refusing to leave. Deputy York and Deputy Ledenbach responded and spoke to all parties involved. The sister left and the situation was taken care of.

A caller reported that a young male was walking down CR 204 so he stopped and asked what he was doing. The resident did not recognize him from the neighborhood and requested someone check on him. Sheriff Meyer located the subject and advised he did live down the road. He was just taking a walk.

Deputy Ray was dispatched to a residential panic alarm in Ledbetter. The homeowner advised everything was ok.

December 6, 2012

A resident on CR 118 called and reported that she heard someone knocking on her door. Deputy Ledenbach responded and searched the area, but did not locate anyone.

Deputy Ledenbach responded to a theft call on Hwy 77 in Lexington. A report was taken and investigation continues.

Child Protective Services requested assistance at a residence on FM 180. They were going to remove children from the residence. Deputy Ledenbach assisted.

A motorist reported an abandoned vehicle on CR 306 near FM 696. Sheriff Meyer located the vehicle and advised dispatch that it was completely off the road and had a flat tire.

Deputy Ledenbach was dispatched to Hwy 21 near CR 114 to check on a stranded motorist. A wrecker was called out to tow the vehicle and the driver was given a courtesy ride to Lexington Auto.

December 7, 2012

Multiple callers reported approx 8-10 head of cattle out on the roadway on FM 180 near CR 127. Deputy Allen and Deputy Carvin were able to remove the cows from the roadway.

Deputy Carvin met with Austin Chalk regarding a possible theft. A report was taken and investigation continues.

A motorist reported that the vehicle that had a flat on CR 306 was still abandoned. Deputy Carvin advised that since it had been there for 5 days, she was going to have it towed.

Deputy Rudolph met with a complainant on CR 424 in Dime Box. He reported some items were missing from his residence. A report was taken.

A caller reported that her neighbor’s dogs attacked and killed some of her chickens. Deputy Liles advised her to contact JP to discuss monetary loss of her chickens. In the mean time, he would do some checking regarding the number of dogs that are on the property.

The Sheriff’s Office received a call from a resident on CR 451 reporting a possible prowler knocking on the door and walls. Deputy Skinner and Deputy Liles responded to the call and searched the area but did not locate anyone.

December 8, 2012

Deputy Rudolph was dispatched to speak to a complainant on Hwy 21 in Lincoln. The subject reported that he located a bunch of empty beer cans and a college ID card next to the gate of his property. The found property was recovered.

A complainant reported that her sister stole her camera and she wanted to make a report. Deputy Carvin took the report.

Deputy Rudolph spoke to a complainant that reported that her daughter had been assaulted by a male subject. Her daughter did not want to talk with police about the assault.

A caller reported that someone was playing their music too loud and disturbing them for the last few weekends. Deputy Liles located the music source and they agreed to turn it down.

The Sheriff’s Office received a call reporting a family disturbance in Lexington. Caller reported that two male family members were physically fighting, but family members were able to separate them. Then they started fighting again. Deputy Skinner and Deputy Liles responded to the call. Parties had been separated prior to arrival. One of the subjects was going to be taken home.

December 9, 2012

A caller reported that there were people walking around in the field across from her house and they were walking towards her house on CR 456. Deputy Skinner and Deputy Liles responded to the scene and searched the field and did not locate anyone.

A motorist reported that a horse was out on FM 141 approx ½ mile out of town. Deputy Skinner was dispatched to the call, but advised the animal was no longer out on the road.

A complainant reported that there were people at his house causing problems. Deputy Rudolph responded to Clark Lane and spoke to both parties involved. They agreed to stay away from each other.

Deputy Rudolph assisted with traffic control at a two vehicle accident on Hwy 77 @ Hwy 21.

A caller reported that her exhusband threatened to go to her house and assault her and do damage to her house. Deputy Carvin responded and took a criminal mischief report.

A motorist reported that a truck ran off the road and went through a fence across from CR 400. Deputy Liles stood by until a trooper arrived on scene to take the crash report.

Jail Count: 12/08/2012: 42 Males: 39 Females: 3 The Annual Blue Santa Wrapping party will be this Saturday at 698 W. Hempstead from 8:00 A.M. till complete. Gift pickup is on Sunday and Monday. Volunteers are welcomed. Agencies are still taking names for Blue Santa. CRIME STOPPERS PAYS

1-866-930-TIPS (8477)

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