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2013-04-18 / Police

Lexington Police Report

by Chief Clarence Yarbrough

April 8, 2013

Cpt. Wooldridge took a report of a burglary of a vehicle in the 200 Blk of Ave. G.. An investigation was conducted and the case is still pending. Suspects have been identified and additional leads explored.

April 9, 2013

Officer Nurse was dispatched to the 800 Blk of Rockdale St. in reference to a dog at large call. Officer Nurse returned the dog to its owner. The owner was advised about allowing dogs to run freely and the dog was then secured in their yard.

Officer Nurse took a walk-in complaint at the police department, who stated that chickens were getting into her yard and digging up her garden in the 800 Blk of Terrace St. Officer Nurse made contact with the owner of the chickens, who admitted that one of them did get out of its pen. The owner was advised that she needed to make sure the chickens were secured in a pen. The owner re-secured and reinforced the pen, preventing the chicken from getting out.

Officer Nurse was dispatched by Lee County Sheriff’s Department for assistance on a suspicious subject one mile north of the city limits. Officer Nurse located the subject who stated he was hitch hiking from Houston TX to Waco TX. Officer Nurse ran a check on the subject, which returned with no warrants; the subject was then released.

April 10, 2013

Officer Sandoval was dispatched by the Lee County Sheriff’s Department on an assist approximately one mile out of the city on FM 112 in reference to loose livestock on the roadway. Officer Sandoval located the cow and returned it back to a pasture.

Officer Sandoval was dispatched to a suspicious person in the area of Ave. A and Douglas St. The subject appeared to be looking for something in the ditch. Upon the officer’s arrival, the subject was no longer in the area. Officer Sandoval cleared the area and resumed his patrol duties.

April 11, 2013

Cpt. Wooldridge was dispatched to the area of Ave. A and Douglas St. on a subject walking on the edge of the street as though he was looking for something in the ditch. Upon arrival, Cpt. Wooldridge made contact with a subject who stated he was looking for his cell phone that his girlfriend threw out the car window last night when she got mad at him. The subject was identified, checked, and then released at the scene.

Officer Nurse assisted a Lee County Deputy in the 400 Blk of 6th St. where the Deputy was issuing a subject a citation for loose livestock. The livestock had gotten out onto the roadway, almost causing an accident.

Officer Nurse spoke with a subject at the CEFCO store who stated he had lost his cell phone. He advised he was checking to see if anyone had turned one in. The officer informed the subject that no one had turned a cell phone in at this time. The subject then cleared the area.

April 12, 2013

Officer Sandoval conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 200 Blk of Caldwell St. The reason for the stop was for the driver not wearing a seatbelt. Upon contact with the driver, the driver was identified as Tammy Ivey. It was discovered that Tammy was operating the vehicle while her Driver’s License was suspended. Tammy was placed under arrest for DWLS and transported to the Lee County Jail where she was booked in and released in the custody of the Lee County Jail Staff.

Officer Sandoval was dispatched to a verbal disturbance in the 800 Blk of Terrace Dr. An investigation determined there was no physical contact and both parties would work it out. The officer then cleared the scene and resumed his patrol duties.

Officer Sandoval was dispatched to Ave. G in reference to a loud music complaint. Officer Sandoval located the source of the music and informed the subject to keep the music down. The subject complied and agreed to lower it and not create any additional problems.

Officer Nurse was dispatched to the 900 Blk of 7th St. in reference to a dog being killed by three other neighbor dogs. Upon arrival, Officer Nurse observed the scene and made contact with all parties involved. Officer Nurse conducted an investigation at the scene and issued the dog owner three citations for dog at large. Officer Nurse cleared the scene and resumed his patrol duties.

Officer Nurse was contacted at the Lexington Police Department in reference to the theft of a cell phone at the CEFCO Store. A report was taken and an investigation has been initiated in an attempt to recover the phone and make an arrest on the subject responsible for the theft.

April 13, 2013

Officer Nurse assisted the Houston Police Department on a Silver Alert for two elderly females who were traveling together and had been missing for 5 days. Houston P.D. advised one of the credit cards was used at the CEFCO Store in Lexington. Officer Nurse reviewed the video of one of the elderly subjects and spoke with witnesses who were in the store when they came through. The two elderly females were finally located in Fort Bend County alive and well. It was determined they got lost when driving in Houston. The two women were removed from the system as missing and were returned safely to their families.

Officer Nurse made contact with a subject at the Lexington Police Department in reference to telephone harassment by a known subject. This case is currently under investigation.

Officer Sandoval was conducting traffic patrol in the 9000 Blk of Hwy 77 N. when a traffic stop was conducted on a vehicle for speeding. Contact was made with the driver who was identified as Theresa Mogavero. While speaking with the driver, Officer Sandoval smelled what he believed to be the odor of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle. After an investigation was conducted and marijuana was found inside the vehicle, Theresa Mogavero was arrested for Possession of Marijuana, under 2 oz. She was transported to the Lee County Jail and booked in for Possession of Marijuana, less than 2 oz.

Officer Sandoval was dispatched to the Colbywood Apartments in reference to a loud music complaint. Upon arrival, Office Sandoval located the source of the loud music coming from a vehicle. Officer Sandoval spoke to the owner of the vehicle, who apologized and turned the music down. Officer Sandoval then departed the area and resumed his patrol duties.

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