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2013-07-18 / Police

Sheriff’s Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

July 8, 2013

A motorist reported cows out on the curve on CR 216 near FM 448. Captain Crockett was able to run them off the roadway.

Deputy Rudolph spoke to a complainant who advised that she needed to get her belongings from a rent house but the owner would not let her. Property was taken from the house with the consent of the landlord.

A caller wanted to speak to a deputy about possibly filing a report or charges on a boy who keeps sneaking into her house to see her daughter. Deputy Rudolph will issue criminal trespass warnings and serve them to the boys involved.

Sgt Carvin and Deputy Burns were dispatched to a disturbance on CR 111. Subject advised that he was being evicted but they only gave him 3 days to leave. A man and a woman walked in his front door and announced they were going to live there. Deputies made contact with both parties and the couple left the property.

July 9, 2013

A caller reported that there was a fire under the bridge on CR 306. Sgt Carvin and Deputy Burns responded to the call.

A company came to the Sheriff’s Office to speak to an officer regarding theft of money from an employee. Captain Crockett took the report for theft.

Sgt Carvin and Deputy Burns located a truck on the side of Hwy 77 South that was pulling a trailer loaded with cattle. The truck had a flat tire and help was already on the way.

Chief Lapham was dispatched to CR 200 after a caller reported a man and two women pushing a cart around the country roads. They were located and were picking up cans to recycle.

A caller reported that his neighbors on CR 330 have a mean horse and it continues to get out on his property. Chief Deputy Lapham spoke to the neighbors.

July 10, 2013

A caller reported that kids were going up and down CR 117 shooting fireworks out of a vehicle. The complainant advised that it sounded like gun shots. Sgt Carvin and Deputy Burns located a vehicle with several subjects in it on FM 141. They admitted to popping the fireworks out of their vehicle, but would stop.

Deputy Ayres ran cows off FM 141 at CR 430 in Dime Box. The owner was contacted to check his fence.

July 11, 2013

A resident called and reported approx 20 head of cattle out on CR 105. Deputy Ledenbach was able to run them into a pasture and locate the owners.

A concerned citizen reported a suspicious white Chevrolet at the ATM at the bank in Dime Box. Deputy Ledenbach searched the bank parking lot, but did not locate a vehicle matching the description. He drove around and located the truck and spoke with the owner who advised that he had vehicle problems earlier. Everything was ok.

Deputy Jirasek searched CR 217 for a black Toyota occupied by one black male and one white male. A complainant reported that the vehicle was swerving all over the roadway. The vehicle was located and all subjects were identified and released.

A motorist reported a hit and run accident at the intersection of Hwy 77 and Independence St. A disposal truck involved left the scene and headed northbound on Hwy 77. The complainant followed the truck, which pulled in to a company parking lot and the driver was yelling at the caller. Deputy Ayres and Deputy Jirasek located the truck. The truck was released to a licensed CDL driver.

Union Pacific Railroad reported two teenage kids playing chicken on the tracks and the train almost hit them. Deputy Ayres attempted to locate anyone near the tracks.

July 12, 2013

A complainant reported that his girlfriend was walking down the road with a pair of scissors in her hand threatening to harm herself. Deputy Jirasek and Deputy Ayres located the subject and contacted MHMR. They were advised to release her back to her boyfriend because they felt comfortable with it.

Deputy Jirasek and Deputy Ayres responded to a vehicle accident on Hwy 77 South at the Fayette County line. Deputies arrested one subject for possession of Meth.

A motorist reported that a man was walking down the roadway on Hwy 77 near FM 1624. Deputy Burns located the subject and gave him a courtesy ride home.

A complainant regarding an eviction called and spoke to Deputy Rudolph who advised her that her matter would be civil.

Deputy Jirasek spoke to a complainant that advised he had some items stolen out of his shed and wanted to file a report.

A motorist reported that there was a Uhaul pulling a vehicle that only had its hazard lights on and no headlights. Deputy Jirasek located the vehicle north of Giddings on Hwy 77. The driver advised she did not know how to turn the lights on. Deputy Jirasek turned them on for her.

July 13, 2013

A motorist reported several Longhorn calves out on FM 141 near the Nails Creek Bridge. Deputy Burns reported that the owner had the cows put up prior to his arrival.

A complainant reported that she thinks her neighbor is burning plastic or something because the smell is making her husband sick. Deputy Burns checked and the people were not burning plastic and were not in violation of the burn ban.

Deputy Rudolph spoke to a caller regarding a child custody issue. He told both parties involved that it was a civil matter and they would need to go to court.

The Sheriff’s Office received a fire alarm at a business on Hwy 290. Deputy Rudolph and Sgt Carvin made contact with the workers inside and they advised they were cleaning and accidentally set off the alarm.

July 14, 2013

A caller reported that a construction truck on Hwy 21 near CR 435 in Dime Box had the blinker on and no one was around. Deputy Liles checked and everything was ok.

Deputy Liles and Deputy Grover were dispatched to a fight in progress at the Trail Ride at the Sandy Hill Arena. All parties involved had left the area prior to the officers’ arrival.

Sgt Carvin and Deputy Rudolph were dispatched to CR 114 and PR 1143 after a caller reported several cows out on the roadway.

A resident reported that a white male was sitting on the side of the road holding a rifle. Sgt Carvin, Deputy Rudolph and Deputy Burns responded. The man was standing at his gate with a BB gun.

JAILCOUNT:
07/14/2013: 37
MALES: 34 FEMALES 3

REWARD FOR INFORMATION
ON CRIMES
IN LEE COUNTY.
1-866-930-TIPS (8477)

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