2013-04-04 / Police

Sheriff’s Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

March 25, 2013

A motorist reported cows out on the roadway on CR 116. Deputy Ayres searched all the way to the CR 117 intersection, but advised there were no cows out.

Deputy Ayres and Deputy Crockett searched FM 141 for a maroon Chevrolet car that was called in and reported to be driving recklessly.

A caller reported two horses out on CR 133. One of the horses was wearing a harness. Deputy Ayres advised that the gate was locked, so he was unable to put them back in the pasture. The owner was located and got the horses off the road.

A concerned resident reported two males sitting on the side of Hwy 77 near FM 1624. Deputy Allen was dispatched and located the subjects. They work on an oil rig on CR 135 and were waiting for their ride to pick them up.

The Sheriff’s Office received a call from a male who advised a female at his residence threatened him with a knife and had cut herself. Deputy Allen and Deputy Rudolph were dispatched, along with B&MAmbulance. The female was arrested and taken to the hospital to get checked out. She was booked and charged with assault.

March 26, 2013

A complainant reported that she was very upset about her neighbor’s dogs. She advised that they are always chasing people. Her husband has to carry a pellet gun just to check the mail. Deputy Crockett was given the information and would talk to the dog owner.

Deputy Allen was dispatched to FM 448 at Rabb’s Creek after a motorist reported a large piece of tin in the roadway.

March 27, 2013

Deputy Rudolph assisted Bastrop County with attempting to locate a female driving a white 1994 Isuzi. Subject was lost and had no idea where she was. Subject was later located.

A caller reported that something in the air was making his eyes burn and making him sick to his stomach. Deputy Allen stopped at the residence on FM 141. His brother had lit a heater in his bedroom and the fumes were strong inside the residence.

Several callers reported two horses out on Hwy 21 @ CR 114. Deputy Jirasek located the horses and ran them off the roadway.

Deputy Carvin was dispatched to a residential alarm in Dime Box. The windows and door were all found secure.

Deputy Allen responded to a one vehicle accident on CR 221 approx 2 miles off Hwy 77.

March 28, 2013

A motorist reported 3 horses out on Willow Creek Road in Elgin. Deputy Rudolph located the animals and located the owner.

A female caller was having vehicle problems and was waiting for her father with a spare tire. She was on Hwy 21 and asked if a deputy could check by. Deputy Crockett made contact, but said she was ok since it was daylight.

Deputy Crockett, Deputy Carvin and Deputy Jirasek assisted with traffic at the scene of a one vehicle accident on Hwy 77 South near the Fayette County line. A complainant spoke to Deputy Crockett regarding telephone harassment. A report was taken.

March 29, 2013

The Sheriff’s Office received a call from a woman in Virginia. She advised that her daughter was supposed to camp out at Nail’s Creek Park and call her when she got there. She hadn’t heard from her in several hours. A vehicle description was given to Deputy Ray. He located the vehicle and advised the daughter to call her worried mother. The daughter advised that she had no cell service, so Deputy Ray allowed her to use his cell phone to contact her mother.

Deputy Crockett and Deputy Ayres were dispatched to speak to a complainant on Hope St. Subject reported that she was assaulted by her boyfriend. A report was made.

A complainant reported that in 2012 she had some work done at her residence and some items turned up missing. She believed she located some of her property at a pawn shop. A report was taken and Deputy Allen continues the investigation at this time.

Deputy Ayres checked on an 18- wheeler that was broken down on Hwy 21 @ Hwy 77. Their company had called for a wrecker from another town and it arrived.

A caller reported that he has custody of his two grandchildren and currently has an open case with CPS. His daughter showed up to pick up her kids and he didn’t want to let them go with her because he feared for their safety. Deputy Allen spoke to CPS and they had no problem with the mother taking her children for the night. She would return them at 2 pm the next day.

March 30, 2013

A motorist reported that a van pulling a camper stalled in the lane of traffic on Hwy 77 near FM 3403 in Lexington. Deputy Crockett searched for the vehicle but advised it was gone upon his arrival.

A complainant reported that there was a family member on his property and he thought they may be trying to steal his cattle. Deputy Ayres advised it was the complainant’s nephew and he was attempting to get his own 4 cows that had crossed over onto his uncle’s property.

The Sheriff’s Office received a call in reference to a disturbance at the Sandy Hill Arena. Caller reported several people fighting, but did not know the number of people and if any weapons were involved. Deputy Allen and Deputy Rudolph responded to the call. Everyone had left the scene.

March 31, 2013

Deputy Ayres checked on a residential burglar alarm. The doors and windows were all found secure.

A motorist reported several cows out on FM 180 near CR 127. Deputy Ayres and Deputy Crockett located the owner of the cows and he put them up.

Deputy Crockett was dispatched to the Skydiving Center in Lexington to search for a possible plane crash. Air traffic controller reported that he received a distress signal from a pilot that was near the skydiving center. A few minutes later the traffic controller cancelled and advised the pilot called him and told him he landed without an engine, but was okay.

Jail Report

Jail Count: 03/31/2013 58

Males: 45, Females: 13

The Lee County Jail had 1607 inmate jail days in population and 90 inmate jail days in holding, and the Lee County Dispatchers received 324 calls for service in the month of March. If anyone has information on the theft of Yeti coolers at the Lee County Jr. Livestock show, you may call Crime Stoppers.

Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for information on Crimes in Lee County.

1-866-930-TIPS (8477)

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