2013-06-06 / Police

Sheriff’s Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

May 27, 2013

A motorist reported a black calf out on CR 216 near CR 217. Deputy Carvin responded to the call and ran the calf off the roadway.

Lifeline reported they had received a “fall” alert from their subscriber on CR 127. Deputy Liles spoke to the resident and she was fine. It was a false alarm.

Deputy Ledenbach was dispatched to a residence on CR 305 in Lexington after the Sheriff’s Office received a 9-1-1 hang up call with no response on a call back. The resident reported phone problems and everything was fine.

May 28, 2013

Deputy Liles attempted to locate a dark truck with an enclosed trailer on Hwy 77 heading northbound. A motorist reported that it was weaving on the highway.

Chief Deputy Lapham, Deputy Rudolph and Deputy Burns responded to a business on Hwy 290. Two employees were going to be terminated and the business did not want any problems. Everything went fine and without incident.

The Sheriff’s Office received a residential alarm call on CR 117. Deputy Liles and Deputy Rudolph checked the residence and found all the doors and windows secure.

A resident on CR 217 reported that her mailbox had been damaged. Deputy Rudolph met the complainant and a report was taken.

May 29, 2013

A caller reported a brown bull was out on CR 133 @ FM 180. Deputy Ray and Deputy Grover located the bull and ran it into a pasture on PR 5025.

Deputy Ray and Deputy Grover patrolled FM 2440 near CR 105 looking for a red vehicle that was on the side of the road occupied by two males. The area was searched, but no vehicle was located. Deputies will be closely patrolling the area.

Chief Deputy Lapham, Deputy Burns and Deputy Ray met with a complainant on CR 223 regarding a possibly stolen tractor and shredder. Investigation revealed that a neighbor had borrowed the equipment and all was ok.

The Sheriff’s Office received a business alarm on Hwy 77 North. Deputy Jirasek responded, and upon his arrival, was advised that the owner of the business was on sight.

A caller reported that his child’s mother was being very confrontational and was refusing to let him leave. She had his keys and would not give them to him. Deputy Ayres responded and talked to both parties involved. They agreed to separate for the night.

May 30, 2013

The Sheriff’s Office received numerous 9-1-1 calls reporting a two vehicle accident on Hwy 290 West, near the Bastrop County line. Deputy Ray, Deputy Jirasek and Deputy Grover assisted with traffic control.

Deputy Ayres spoke to a complainant regarding phone harassment. She advised her exboyfriend would not stop calling her, although she told him to stop repeatedly. A report was taken. A resident on CR 405 spoke to Deputy Ayres about a problem he was having with his neighbor. He was referred to JP #3.

Deputy Allen and Deputy Ayres responded to a disturbance on CR 123 in Dime Box. One party left the residence. No charges were filed because it was a verbal confrontation only.

May 31, 2013

A motorist reported that a female had a blow out and lost control of her vehicle. It was disabled in the lane of traffic on Hwy 290 East near FM 180. Deputy Liles and Deputy Burns assisted with traffic control.

Deputy Liles and Deputy Burns assisted a citizen with a civil standby. Subject needed to get his belongings and medication and did not want any problems.

A caller stated that he had sold his truck to a couple a few days ago and the couple went back to his house at least 3 times wanting information such as driver’s license numbers and social security numbers so they could transfer the title. He told them they did not need that information to transfer a title. They called and told him they were on their way back to his house, and he requested a deputy. Deputy Rudolph met with both parties and they just wanted the signature on the title.

A motorist reported horses running loose on Hwy 21 in Lincoln. Deputy Rudolph met the owner and assisted her in getting them off the roadway.

Deputy Liles and Deputy Burns met with a complainant on CR 200. Two family members are renting his house and they have been fighting. One threw the other’s property out in the yard and changed the locks. Deputies stood by until the property was gathered from the yard.

June 1, 2013

A truck driver reported that there was a dead deer on Hwy 77 South. Deputy Ledenbach was dispatched and removed the carcass from the roadway.

A complainant reported that her neighbor was shooting a weapon inside the city limits. She also stated that he was shooting towards her property. Deputy Crockett and Deputy Burns met with all parties involved. A report was made. Deputy Liles was dispatched to a residential alarm call on CR 223. The house and property were secure.

A motorist reported a silver older model Mustang failing to maintain a single lane of traffic on Hwy 290 East heading westbound. A second caller reported that the vehicle wrecked out and the female driver was in the center median and was trying to leave the scene. The caller advised that she was very intoxicated. Deputy Liles transported the subject to Lee Co Jail for Trooper Manner.

A caller reported that a motorcycle was going up and down CR 223 at a fast rate of speed and was very noisy. Deputy Carvin located the bike at a party. They were going to stop riding the motorcycle for the night.

June 2, 2013

A complainant reported that her adult son just got home and was intoxicated. He was trying to start a fight with his brothers. Deputy Ledenbach and Deputy Carvin were dispatched to the call, along with Lexington Officers. Subject was arrested and charged with Public Intoxication.

A motorist reported a dead deer in the lane of traffic on Hwy 290 W @ CR 205. He advised vehicles were swerving to miss it. Deputy Rudolph located the carcass and removed it from the road.

Deputy Rudolph was dispatched to a residence on CR 232 after a caller reported that his wife was intoxicated and was trying to take their kids. Everything was ok.

A motorist reported 4 horses out on CR 106 @ CR 107 in Lincoln. Deputy Liles advised that one horse was black, one was paint, one was gray and one was brown. They were put up at 1789 CR 107. The Sheriff’s Office is attempting to locate the owner.

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