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2013-08-22 / Police

Sheriff’s Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

August 12, 2013

A caller on FM 180 reported somebody on their front porch. When they approached the door the subject ran off. Deputy Liles searched the area, but was unable to locate any prowlers.

Deputy Grover came across a tree in the roadway on CR 401. The commissioner was notified.

An alarm was called in on CR 430. Chief Deputy Lapham and Deputy Ray responded. They located one subject who was working on the fence.

Deputy Ray was unable to locate some donkeys reported out on CR 430.

Trooper Harris assisted Deputy Ray and they were unable to locate a suspicious vehicle on CR 208.

August 13, 2013

Deputy Jirasek assisted a motorist by giving her a ride home after her vehicle broke down on FM 141 near CR 123.

A bull was reported out on FM 619 Deputy Ledenbach removed the animal from the roadway.

A report was taken by Deputy Ledenbach for some mailbox damage on CR 412 and CR 416.

Chief Deputy Lapham took a report for some recovered stolen property found on FM 180.

Reports of motorcycle racing on Turkey Creek Road came in, so Deputy Jirasek and Deputy Ayres searched the area, but the motorcyclists were already gone.

Some goats were reported out on Hwy 77 just south of Hwy 21; Deputy Jirasek was unable to locate the goats.

August 14, 2013

Deputy Jirasek removed some cattle off the road on CR 213 near LeeCo.

Deputy Rudolph removed some cattle off the road on FM 112.

A donkey was reported out on CR 430. Deputy Ray located the animal and a cowboy was called out to pick it up.

An alarm was called in on CR 119. Deputy Ray checked the residence. Everything was secure.

Sergeant Carvin and Deputy Jirasek removed some cattle off the road on CR 209.

August 15, 2013

A caller stated that he could see a big flame to the south east of his residence on CR 208. Deputy Rudolph searched around the area, but was unable to locate any fires.

Chief Deputy Lapham took a report for an assault that happened on CR 418.

Some criminal mischief was reported on CR 413, and Deputy Burns took a report.

A suspicious vehicle seen on Hwy. 77 was reported. It was near the oil pad, but Deputy Burns was unable to locate the vehicle.

Deputy Burns and Sergeant Carvin were unable to locate a trespasser reported on PR 5024.

Deputy Liles and Deputy Grover were assisted by the owner of some cattle on Hwy 290 near FM 180.

Deputy Grover ran a cow off the roadway on Hwy 21 near Middle Yegua Creek.

A cow was reported out on FM 112. Deputy Grover ran it off the road.

August 16, 2013

A caller stated that she could hear somebody outside her door. Deputy Liles responded to the area, but the prowler was gone prior to his arrival.

Some cattle were reported on FM 1697 near CR 127. Deputy Grover made contact with the owner and the cattle were put up.

Deputy Ray took a report for some mailbox damage on CR 203.

Some aggressive dogs were reported on CR 226. Deputy Ledenbach talked with the complainant and the animals’ owner. The matter will be civil.

Chief Deputy Lapham helped settle a civil dispute over a tractor on CR 223.

Chief Deputy Lapham, Deputy Jirasek, and Deputy Ledenbach responded to CR 405 after a lady called and stated that her boyfriend stole her horse.

A citizen called in about an open door on CR 226. Deputy Ray checked the house, and nobody was around.

Deputy Burns was unable to locate a man reportedly walking down CR 308.

Sheriff Meyer, Sergeant Allen, and Deputy Ray assisted Trooper Weiser with a major accident on Hwy 77 just south of Hwy 21.

Sergeant Allen took some information after a lady called and stated that her ex-husband had yet to bring her car back.

Union Pacific called the Sheriff’s office and stated that a lady was throwing rocks at the train because it was stalled. The caller stated that one of the rocks broke a window on the train. Sergeant Allen and Deputy Jirasek responded and a report was taken.

Deputy Ayres completed a welfare concern near Walch Store.

A motorist reported several head of cows out on FM 180 near CR 125. Deputy Ayres checked the area, but the cows were already back in the fence.

Deputy Ayres completed a welfare check on PR 5000 after a man called, stating that he had not heard from his ex-girlfriend in a couple of days.

August 17, 2013

A caller reported smelling gas in the area of FM 141 and CR 119. Deputy Ayres could smell the gas also, and the gas company was notified.

Deputy Ledenbach ran some cattle off the road on CR 201.

Sergeant Allen took some information regarding a welfare concern on PR 5000; the missing person made contact and everything was ok.

Sergeant Allen, Deputy Ledenbach, and Deputy Ray assisted Trooper Weiser and Trooper Early with a rollover accident on Hwy 77, just south of Lexington.

An assault on CR 107 was reported to Deputy Ray. A report was taken

A caller stated that her niece came up to visit her sister and that they were unable to find them anywhere. Deputy Ledenbach was able to locate the subject for the family.

Sergeant Allen completed a civil standby on CR 103.

Deputy Ayres and Deputy Jirasek assisted Giddings Fire Department and Dime Box Fire Department with a grass fire near a DCP Pipeline on CR 119.

August 18, 2013

A caller stated that she was awakened by what she believed to be gun shots. Deputy Ayres and Deputy Jirasek responded to Westwood Villa, but were unable to locate anything out of the ordinary, and there were no gunshots.

Deputy Ledenbach ran a cow off the road way on CR 222.

Fayette County requested a welfare check on a subject on CR 326 Deputy Ayres was unable to locate the subject.

Deputy Ledenbach and Sergeant Allen responded to the Texas Youth Commission in response to a death at the facility.

Deputy Ray took a report for some mailbox damage done on PR 6001.

Sergeant Allen took a report for multiple mailboxes damaged on CR 127.

Deputy Ray took another report in reference to mailbox damage on CR 133.

Sergeant Allen assisted the Giddings Police Department with a call on West Liberty Street.

Deputy Jirasek assisted the Lexington Police Department with an unknown 911 call on Ave B. It was a verbal disturbance, and all parties were found ok.

JAILCOUNT:
08/18/2013
MALES: 36 FEMALES: 1

With the start of schools in the county next week, Law Enforcement would like to encourage everyone to use extra caution for the additional traffic around the schools. We also would like drivers to watch for school buses that are stopped on the highway to receive or discharge students.

A fine of not less than $200 can be assessed for passing a School Bus.

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

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