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2013-03-21 / Police

Sheriff’s Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

March 11, 2013

Deputy Ayres was dispatched to a residence on FM 180 for a welfare check. MHMR requested that a deputy meet her at the residence because a family member called and reported that she was not taking her medication. Everything was okay.

A motorist reported cows out on FM 2239. Deputy Ayres responded to the call and reported that the owner of the cows was on sight when he arrived and was putting up his cattle.

A caller spoke to Chief Deputy Lapham about three horses and a donkey that were on her property on CR 311. She checked with all her neighbors and they did not know who the owner was either. The Sheriff’s Office was in the process of attempting to locate the owner.

March 12, 2013

A resident on CR E in Lexington reported a suspicious person walking on his property. The subject was described as a young Hispanic male wearing blue jeans and a flannel shirt. Deputy Allen searched the area and will be patrolling the neighborhood.

Deputy Crockett was dispatched to CR 105 after a caller reported a young male walking along the roadway. They had not seen this subject before. The subject was located and given a courtesy ride to his residence on CR 200.

Deputy Allen was dispatched to a disturbance on PR 1062 in Paige. The complainant reported that she was having problems with her adult daughter and wanted her to leave. Both parties were separated for the night.

A complainant reported that a white Ford pickup with a white camper shell was driving up and down CR 404 to the dead end. The caller stopped the vehicle and asked the driver what they were doing and she said they were going to a friend’s house. The driver was a white female and there were 3 hispanic males in the vehicle. Deputy Allen and Deputy Rudolph searched the area. The truck was last seen heading down Hwy 21 towards Bastrop.

Deputy Rudolph assisted Lexington Police at a disturbance on Cherry Drive. A caller reported that her juvenile son hit her and was threatening her. The juvenile was transported to the juvenile detention center.

March 13, 2013

A motorist reported a white passenger car on Hwy 290 East heading westbound was failing to maintain a single lane of traffic. Deputy Rudolph attempted to locate the vehicle.

Deputy Allen and Deputy Ledenbach responded to a residential break in on CR 119. A report was taken and investigation is pending at this time.

A motorist reported a man on a bicycle on Hwy 290 near the Hills Repair Shop and he was slouched over his bike. Deputy Liles located the subject and he was fine, just warming up and doing some exercise.

March 14, 2013

The Sheriff’s Office received a call from a complainant on CR 317. He reported that a TV and wiring was missing. Deputy Carvin and Deputy Jirasek are investigating the case.

Deputy Crockett was dispatched to a horse running down FM 141 near the Rising Star Baptist Church.

March 15, 2013

A caller requested a welfare check on her adult son. She received a call stating that he was suicidal and was threatening to cut his veins. Deputy Ayres and B&M Ambulance were dispatched to Hwy 77 north. The subject was fine and said he was not going to harm himself. He refused to be checked out by EMS.

A resident on Hwy 21 East reported someone they didn’t recognize walking around outside. Deputy Ayres located the subject and everything was ok. It was a neighbor.

Deputy Ayres attempted to locate a light blue Ford Ranger after a motorist reported the vehicle had been driving on the wrong side of the roadway. A light blue Ford was located on CR 123 just off FM 141, but the driver advised that he had not been on FM 141.

A motorist reported a Dodge truck parked at the intersection of CR 221 @ CR 222. No one was around the vehicle. Deputy Ayres located the truck and the owner was on scene. Everything was ok.

Deputy Rudolph was patrolling FM 141 in Dime Box after a caller reported two wheelers racing up and down the roadway.

March 16, 2013

A caller reported that 5 cows were out on FM 3403 near Hwy 21. Deputy Ayres located the cattle and ran them off the roadway into a pasture.

A resident reported that someone knocked down his fence sometime last night. Deputy Crockett met the complainant on CR 103 and took a report for criminal mischief.

Someone called the Sheriff’s Office and said he just saw an airplane go down and was not sure if it crashed. Deputy Ayres located the source and advised that some planes were practicing tricks and all was ok.

March 17, 2013

A motorist reported a silver minivan failing to maintain a single lane of traffic on Hwy 290 heading westbound from Bastrop. Deputy Allen and Deputy Rudolph searched for the vehicle.

A complainant reported that there were people at her house and she wanted them to leave because they were trashing her house. Deputy Rudolph responded to the call and was advised that everyone had left prior to his arrival.

Deputy Crockett responded to a call on CR 410 in Lexington with Captain Woolridge. The caller reported that his daughter had walked away from the house and she hadn’t taken her MHMR medication. Subject was located and brought to the Sheriff’s Office so she could be evaluated by MHMR. Subject was transported to Austin Hospital.

A motorist called and requested traffic control on Hwy 290 because he had a flat tire and advised the traffic was heavy. Deputy Crockett assisted.

Jail Report

Jail Count: 03/17/2013; 54

Males: 45 Females: 9

Good luck to all the contestants at this year’s Junior Livestock Show. Help support the youth of Lee County.

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