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2013-01-17 / Police

Lexington Police Report

by Chief Clarence Yarbrough

January 6, 2013

Officer Sandoval was dispatched to a 911 hang up call in the 700 block of Main St. Contact was made with a subject who reported her six year old son had dialed 911. The child was spoken to about when 911 should be used.

January 7, 2013

Officer Sandoval observed children popping fireworks within the city limits. The mother was advised that popping fireworks within the city limits was illegal. The mother was warned and the children stopped popping the fireworks.

January 8, 2013

Cpt. Wooldridge was dispatched to the 600 block of Rockdale St where the theft of a wheel lift assist from a wrecker was reported. Investigation has been initiated for the theft.

Officer Sandoval was dispatched to the Lexington Food Mart in reference to an assault call. Upon arrival, contact was made with the complainant, Kelcey Brewer. Miss Brewer advised that her employer, Rahim Khoja, inappropriately touched her. Officer Sandoval conducted a field interview at the scene, gathering statements from witnesses and parties involved. After the field investigation was completed, it was determined a citation for Assault by Contact needed to be issued to Mr. Khoja. Mr. Khoja was issued the citation.

Officer Sandoval was dispatched to the 1000 block of Cherry St. (RV Park) in reference to a loud music complaint. Officer Sandoval located the source of the loud music and advised the subjects to turn the music down. The subjects complied with Officer Sandoval’s request.

January 9, 2013

Chief Yarbrough assisted the Lee County Sheriff’s Office and DPS on a fatality accident on HWY 77 S. Chief Yarbrough conducted traffic control until additional responding emergency units arrived. Once all traffic control points were established and emergency responders took control of the scene, Chief Yarbrough departed and returned to City of Lexington resuming his duties. On behalf of the Lexington Police Department I, Chief Clarence D. Yarbrough would like to extend my deepest condolences to the family of Robert Zoch. Our prayers are sincerely with the Zoch Family.

January 10, 2013

Officer Vivas was dispatched to the 300 block of 2nd St. in reference to family members requesting information on a subject with mental health issues. Officer Vivas assisted the family with options.

Chief Yarbrough responded to the corner of Hale St. and Cherry St. regarding an unknown person striking the street sign and leaving the area. Leads are being developed and an investigation is still underway.

January 11, 2013

Officer Vivas made contact with a suspicious subject in the City Park. After an investigation, it was determined that no illegal activities were happening and the subject was released.

January 12, 2013

Officer Nurse was asked by dispatch to contact a subject in the 400 block of 6th St. for the Burleson County Sheriff’s Office. The subject was involved with a gas drive-off. Officer Nurse located the subject, who said he thought he had paid for the gas and would take care of the situation. Burleson County was contacted and advised of the subject’s intent to pay for the fuel.

Officer Nurse was dispatched to the CEFCO Store in reference to a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot. Officer Nurse located the vehicle and made contact with the driver of the vehicle. The driver stated he was waiting for a friend who was going to drop off some horses to him at that location.

January 13, 2013

Cpt. Wooldridge was dispatched to conduct an agency assist for the Giddings Police Department in the 100 block of North Ave. Cpt. Wooldridge was asked to attempt to make contact with a subject to serve a Protection Order. Upon arrival and contact with the subjects at the address, it was found the person in question did not reside at the address.

Cpt. Wooldridge was stopped by a subject who advised the power was out in the 700 block of Main St. Cpt. Wooldridge contacted the appropriate city department to restore the power at the residence of the concerned person. The power was restored.

On January 7,8, and 9 2013, the Lexington Police Department hosted an Intermediate Spanish for Law Enforcement class, which is the first of many Law Enforcement training classes to come. The upcoming classes to be hosted by the Lexington Police Department will be posted on our website at www.lexingtonpdtx.org. We would like to thank the Lee County Sheriff ’s Office,the Giddings Police Department, the Elgin Police Department, and the Schulenburg Police Department for allowing deputies and officers from their agencies to attend this training.

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