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2013-04-25 / Police

Lexington Police Report

by Chief Clarence Yarbrough

April 15, 2013

Officer Nurse made contact with a suspicious subject who was walking through the neighborhood late at night. The subject stated he was walking to a friend’s house. Officer Nurse identified the subject and released him.

Cpt. Wooldridge was dispatched to a suspicious persons call in the 400 Blk of Yegua who was asking residents for money. The subject was located on Wells St. and was identified and questioned. The subject was informed not to be knocking on doors asking for money. The subject was then released.

Cpt. Wooldridge was dispatched to the 200 Blk of Rockdale St. in reference to a suspicious roofing business. Upon arrival, Cpt. Wooldridge was informed by the complainants that they felt uneasy about the subject that looked at their roof and felt pressured into signing a contract. Cpt Wooldridge spoke to the roofing company by phone and the roofing company stated the complainants were not under any obligation, and they would not be contacted by them again.

April 16, 2013

Cpt. Wooldridge met with a complainant at the Lexington Police Department in reference to children playing near the old peanut silo. The complainant stated the kids have been cutting the strings that held his round bales together and that’s costing him money when the bales fall apart. The complainant requested extra patrol in that area.

Officer Nurse was dispatched to closely patrol the area of 3rd and Giddings St. in reference to teenagers spinning out and throwing loose gravel. Officer Nurse was unable to locate any vehicles.

April 19, 2013

Officer Sandoval stopped a vehicle in the 100 Blk of Rockdale St. Contact was made with the driver who was identified as Roberto Segundo ll. A check through Lee County Dispatch was conducted and it was discovered the driver, Mr. Segundo, was driving while his license was invalid. Mr. Segundo was arrested for Driving While License Invalid and transported to the Lee County Jail, where he was released into the custody of the Lee County Jail Staff to be magistrated. Officer Sandoval resumed his patrol duties.

Officer Nurse and Officer Stark conducted a traffic stop of a vehicle in the 8500 Blk of Hwy 77 N. The driver was identified as Gena Probst. While speaking with Ms. Probst, the officers smelled a strong odor of what they knew to be marijuana coming from inside the vehicle. Officers conducted a search of the vehicle and a clear plastic bag containing a green leafy substance was field tested and tested positive as marijuana. At that time, officers placed Gena Probst under arrest for Possession of Marijuana under 2 ounces. Ms. Probst was transported to the Lee County Jail where she was booked in for possession of marijuana. Ms. Probst was then released to the Lee County jail staff to be magistrated.

April 20, 2013

Cpt. Wooldridge was dispatched by the Lee County Sheriff ’s Department for assistance regarding a loose cow on CR 112 about three miles out of town. Officer Wooldridge located the cow and herded it back into a fenced area. Cpt. Wooldridge then resumed his duties in the City of Lexington.

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