2013-06-27 / Police

Lexington Police Report

by Chief Clarence Yarbrough

June 16, 2013

Cpt. Wooldridge met with a subject at the Lexington Police Department who reported he saw a window open at Snow’s Barbeque and the cash register sitting on the front porch. Cpt. Wooldridge arrived on the scene and checked the building; all other doors and windows were secured. The owner was contacted and arrived at the property. It appeared a suspect(s) opened an unlocked window, reached in and pulled the cash register, which contained eight dollars in change, through the window. A report was taken and the case is under investigation.

June 17, 2013

Cpt. Wooldridge was called to meet with the owner of the Hildebrandt Meat Market in reference to the burglary of that building. The suspect(s) are still at large and an investigation is still currently in progress.

Officer Vivas was dispatched to the Sonny’s RV Park to assist the Lee County Sheriff’s Department on a suspicious subject in the laundry room. The subject was located and identified, and after an investigation, the subject was released to a parent.

June 18, 2013

Officer Vivas was dispatched to the CEFCO Convenience Store in reference to a gas drive off. After an investigation, it was found the clerk had made a mistake on setting the gas pump.

June 19, 2013

Cpt. Wooldridge was dispatched to the 9100 Blk of Hwy 77 in reference to a Criminal Mischief complaint in which a subject’s rear window on her vehicle was broken out. At this time it is unclear what or how the window was broken. The case is under investigation.

June 21, 2013

Cpl. Nurse, along with Chief Yarbrough, were dispatched to the intersection of 969 East and Hwy 77 in reference to a two vehicle accident, in which one of the vehicles failed to yield the right of way, striking the other vehicle. One driver was issued a citation for failure to yield the right of way.

Cpl. Nurse, along with Officer Camacho, were dispatched to the 900 Blk of Main St. in reference to an attempted burglary of that residence in which two window screens were cut, but entry was not gained.

June 22, 2013

Cpl. Nurse, along with Officer Hefner, were dispatched to the 1100 Blk of Rockdale St. in reference to a disturbance call. Upon arrival, Cpl. Nurse observed one subject bleeding profusely from the hand and another subject yelling from the front porch. After an investigation, it was found that Michael Medack had used the butt of a rifle to strike a female family member and a male family member. The suspect also threw a plate at the male family member, causing a large cut to his hand. Michael Medack was arrested and charged with two Felony-2 counts of Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Family Violence. Medack was transported to the Lee County Jail where he was booked in and charged with Aggravated Assault Family Violence x2. Medack’s Bond was set at $10,000.00 each, totaling $20,000.00.

Officer Sandoval,while on patrol, observed a subject driving without his seatbelt fastened in the 300 Blk of Rockdale St. After stopping the subject it was found the subject, had an open container of beer in the vehicle. Paul Hess was issued a citation for open container of alcohol and no seat belt.

Officer Sandoval was dispatched to a reckless driver coming into Lexington and the vehicle was reported to be driving on the wrong side of the roadway on Hwy 77. Officer Sandoval located the vehicle and observed the vehicle drift into oncoming traffic. Officer Sandoval stopped the vehicle and made contact with the subject. Officer Sandoval then requested a D.P.S. trooper to the scene. After an investigation was conducted, it was determined the suspect, Daniel Gomez-Lara, was intoxicated while operating a motor vehicle and also had a child in the vehicle with him. Daniel Gomez-Lara was arrested for Driving while Intoxicated (DWI) with a child in the vehicle, a State Jail Felony. Gomez-Lara was then transported to the Lee County Jail where he was booked in for DWI and a bond was set at $8,000.

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