2013-05-16 / Police

Sheriff’s Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

May 6, 2013

A caller reported some suspicious activity on CrR117 near FM 141; Deputy Ledenbach searched the area but was unable to locate anyone.

Chief Deputy Lapham and Deputy Ray responded to a domestic disturbance on CR 135. All was ok. It was just a verbal argument.

Deputy Ray and Chief Deputy Lapham responded to a deceased person call on East Austin St. A report was taken.

A caller stated that there were children taking things out of her shed on CR 130. Deputy Jirasek and Chief Deputy Lapham checked out the area.

Deputy Ayers responded to a civil matter call at Adina Church and all was found to be ok.

A caller stated that a man was tearing up the private road they fixed and would like the road fixed again. Deputy Ayers spoke with both subjects.

May 7, 2013

A caller reported a theft off of his property on CR 333; Deputy Ray took a theft report.

A four wheeler was stolen from CR 314 and Deputy Jirasek took a report.

A caller reported that she had dropped off her puppy a few weeks ago for some training at a location on CR 304. She reported animal cruelty to the Lee County Sheriff’s Office after she went to get her puppy a few weeks later. Deputy Jirasek has an animal cruelty case pending.

A caller reported a possible drunk driver on Hwy 77 near Lexington. Deputy Ayers located the vehicle, but did not observe any traffic violations.

Deputy Allen took a theft report after a citizen reported their four wheeler stolen on CR 106.

Complainant spoke with Deputy Ayers about a man stealing two chainsaws from him on FM 1624. At this time, the complainant did not want to file a report; he just wanted it documented.

May 8, 2013

Color Star Growers advised that two of their neighbor’s cows got on to their property. Deputy Jirasek responded.

A caller stated that a white single cab pickup with tinted windows was on her property on FM 448. Deputy Ray and Chief Deputy Lapham responded to the area, but nothing appeared to be missing from the property. The vehicle was not located.

It was reported that a female had an accident on a four wheeler on CR 231. Deputy Burns and Deputy Crockett responded with B&M Ambulance.

Sheriff Meyer, Deputy Burns, and Deputy Crockett helped unlock a vehicle at Martin Luther Day School.

Deputy Ledenbach and Deputy Carvin assisted Trooper Harris with a one car accident on Hwy 77 near FM 3403.

May 9, 2013

A complainant reported a man walking down the road on FM 1624 a couple of miles outside of Lexington. Deputy Ledenbach and Officer Sandoval searched the area, but could not locate the subject.

A caller requested a welfare check on her brother in Houston. Deputy Rudolph made contact with Houston PD.

Deputy Crockett and Deputy Burns completed a civil standby on PR 6015.

A motorist reported cattle out on CR 226. Deputy Crockett and Deputy Burns searched the area, but no cattle were found.

Deputy Burns and Deputy Crockett were unable to locate some cattle reported on the road on Hwy 77.

Deputy Ledenbach was unable to locate cattle reported out on Hwy 77.

A caller reported that a man was walking his horse down on FM 2440 while driving his truck. Deputy Ledenbach searched the area but was unable to locate anybody walking a horse.

Caller stated that an extended cab Chevy pickup was driving around her back pasture on Willow Creek Rd. Deputy Ledenbach searched the area, but the vehicle left prior to his arrival.

Dispatch received a call for a burglar alarm on PR 1802; Deputy Carvin responded and all was ok.

The Sheriff’s Office received a call about a missing person on PR 3092. Deputy Ledenbach responded. The complainant called back to inform dispatch that the missing person returned home.

May 10, 2013

Deputy Carvin assisted the Giddings Fire Department when an oil storage tank was hit by lightening and caught on fire on CR 130.

Complainant advised that she could hear people talking on her property on Hwy 290. Deputy Carvin searched the area and there was nobody was around.

An alarm call was received by dispatch for PR 1802. Deputy Ray checked the area and all was ok.

A bull was reported on the road on FM 1697 near the county line. Deputy Ray checked the area, but could not locate any animals on the road.

Deputy Ayers completed a motorist assist on FM 448 when a motorist ran out of gas.

A grass fire was reported on Hwy 290 east near CR 233. Deputy Ayers assisted the Giddings Volunteer Fire Department.

A man reported some suspicious activity after he broke down on Hwy 21 and somebody stopped to tow him only 100 yards. He then pulled over and just sat there. Deputy Allen was on his way to the area when the caller called back to advised that he moved the vehicle to the Walch store and the other vehicle did not follow.

Deputy Allen and Deputy Ayers assisted Trooper Harris with a car accident on FM 448, when a vehicle ran off the road.

Some suspicious activity was reported on FM 141 when a caller advised that someone was shining a light around her property. Deputy Ayers responded, but was unable to locate anybody.

May 11, 2013

A motorist reported some debris on the roadway on Hwy 21. Deputy Ray went to remove the debris; however, the debris was no longer in the roadway.

Deputy Jirasek spoke with a subject about somebody shooting on their property on CR 311.

A motorist reported an older male walking down the side of the road. They wanted a deputy to check on him. Deputy Jirasek checked on the older gentleman, who lives down the road. He was picking up cans on the side of road.

Deputy Ayers took a report for animal cruelty on CR 418.

May 12, 2013

A caller advised that a woman was trying to run him over with a car on Fm 141 but would not give any location. Deputy Allen and Deputy Ayers searched the area but were unable to locate anybody on Fm 141.

Caller stated that there was a man lying down in the pasture on Hwy 77. Deputy Ayers located the man, and gave him a ride to Giddings, where he was put up in a motel room for the night.

Jail Report

JAIL COUNT: 05/12/2013:55



This week is the Lee County Fair and Rodeo. May everyone enjoy the activities that will be going on at the Fair Grounds. Use extreme caution when entering and exiting the Fair grounds.

Do not become a statistic, use a designated driver.

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