2017-04-13 / Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

April 3, 2017

Deputy West was dispatched help a motorist unlock her vehicle at the Texaso.

A motorist reported cows out on CR 430 near PR 4308 in Dime Box. Cpl Rudolph located the cows and ran them off the roadway.

A complainant reported a 90’s model Ford Explorer traveling at excessive speeds and swerving into oncoming traffic. Deputy Ledenbach located the vehicle. The driver was identified and released with a warning.

Deputy Nurse spoke to a complainant regarding a civil standby.

A resident reported that a calf was out on FM 696. Deputy West patrolled the area but the roadway was clear of cattle.

April 4, 2017

Several callers reported an 18-wheeler overturned on Hwy 77 South approx 1 mile out of Giddings. Cpl Rudolph and Deputy Ledenbach assisted with traffic control. Giddings Police units also assisted.

Deputy Nurse was dispatched to Hwy 21 near CR 401 after a caller reported a cow and 3 calves out. The cows were put into a pasture.

A caller reported that a 12 year old child got off the bus and ran down Sherrill Lane towards FM 696 West. He was wearing a gray tee shirt and shorts. Dispatch was advised that he had mental disabilities. Sgt Ray, Deputy West, Deputy Nelson and Deputy Nurse assisted with the search. Deputy Nelson located the juvenile and released him to his mother.

Sgt Ray, Deputy West and Deputy Ledenbach were dispatched to a domestic disturbance on FM 696 East. The complainant reported that he had been arguing with his girlfriend and she threatened to take all the kids and leave. They were separated for the night.

A resident on CR 102 reported that he saw someone running on his property. Sgt Ray and Cpl Rudolph searched the area but did not locate anyone.

Deputy Ledenbach was dispatched to CR 135 after a caller reported a female was at his gate asking for money. The girl was located and was given a courtesy ride to her cousin’s house on CR 114.

Sgt Ray responded to an accident on Hwy 21 East @ CR 400 in Dime Box. The driver was not injured.

April 5, 2017

The Sheriff ’s Office received a call from an alarm company reporting an alarm on CR 121. Deputy Ledenbach responded and reported that the door was open. He walked through the residence and found it secure.

A motorist reported a silver compact car on Hwy 290 West headed east failing to maintain a single lane of traffic. Deputy Holloway followed the vehicle to the county line without seeing any infractions.

Deputy Flores met with a complainant at the Sheriff’s Office who reported that someone stole a game camera off his property. A theft report was made. The investigation is on-going.

The Sheriff ’s Office received a 9-1-1 call from a woman whose vehicle was on fire on FM 448 @ CR 214 in Giddings. Deputy Flores and Deputy Holloway responded, along with South Lee County Fire Dept.

A caller requested a civil standby on CR 402 in Dime Box while she got her property from the residence.

Deputy Jessup responded to a disturbance on Shaw St. in Lexington, along with Lexington Police. The caller reported that her uncle and grandfather were yelling at each other. One of the parties involved left the house to avoid further confrontation.

A caller reported suspicious activity on CR 105 in Giddings. He advised that two Hispanic boys were walking around the area. They were wearing back packs and taking pictures of houses. Sgt Lee searched the area. Dispatch advised the officer that the complainant called back and advised that a silver car picked the subjects up.

Sgt Liles and Deputy Jessup responded to an accident on FM 141 approx 1 mile out of Giddings. A Fayette County Trooper worked the crash and one subject was transported to the hospital.

April 6, 2017

The Sheriff ’s Office received a call regarding cows out on CR 114. Sgt Lee and Deputy Jessup responded and advised dispatch that the owner was on scene and was putting the cattle up.

Deputy Jessup was dispatched to FM 696 east near CR 407 for a horse on the road. The deputy removed it from the roadway.

A caller locked her keys in her car. Deputy Flores responded and was able to unlock the vehicle.

Deputy Jessup responded to an animal complaint on PR 7016. The complainant advised that her neighbor’s dogs attacked one of her goats. A report was taken.

A motorist reported a cow out on the feeder road at HWY 77 and HWY 21. Sgt Liles searched the area but was unable to locate the cow.

Deputy Jessup was dispatched to HWY 77 near HWY 21 for a reckless driver said to be swerving. The vehicle was located and stopped.

April 7, 2017

The Sheriff ’s Office received a call that a vehicle was on fire on HWY 21. Deputy Nurse and Deputy Nelson responded. A report was taken for vehicle fire.

A motorist reported a two vehicle accident on FM 141 near the middle Yegua. Sgt Ray and Deputy Nelson assisted with traffic control while DPS worked the crash.

A caller reported that her mom’s boyfriend was hitting her and threatened her mom. They all got in the car and were driving on CR 113 in a white Ford 4 door. Sgt Ray, Cpl Rudolph and Deputy Ledenbach met the complainant and the boyfriend was arrested and charged with interference with a 9-1-1 call.

A resident reported that a dark blue Prius was parked on PR 6028. They asked the driver to move and he just moved down the road. Deputy Ledenbach was dispatched but advised that the vehicle was no longer there. He patrolled the area to see if he could locate it.

April 8, 2017

The Sheriff ’s Office received a call regarding a dark blue minivan broke down on Hwy 290 approx ½ mile west of the rodeo arena. A man was walking down the side of the road. Cpl Rudolph located the vehicle. The subject got a ride into town.

Deputy Nelson was dispatched to 1172 PR 7016 in Lexington to meet a complainant regarding her neighbor’s dog running loose on her property. Deputy Nelson spoke to the dog owner and advised her to keep her dogs contained.

A motorist reported cattle out on FM 3403 at Hwy 21 in Dime Box. Deputy Nelson and Deputy Nurse removed the cows from the roadway.

Deputy Nelson and Deputy Nurse assisted Lexington Police on a disturbance call on Caldwell St. where a complainant reported that a male subject was causing problems and refused to leave. Officers spoke to all parties involved and the male subject left the residence.

An officer with Giddings Police Dept. responded to a Burglary in Progress on Burleson St. When the officer arrived, the suspects took off running towards Hwy 290. The Giddings Police Officer began a foot pursuit and requested assistance. Sheriff Meyer, Sgt Ray, Deputy Nurse and Deputy Nelson assisted. The suspects were located and transported to the Lee County Jail for booking.

Sgt Ray met with a complainant who wanted to report that someone shot his Longhorn cow. A report was made and investigation continues at this time.

A motorist reported that a black truck was driving recklessly on Hwy 290 West. Deputy Nurse and Deputy Nelson located the vehicle. They observed the vehicle fail to maintain a single lane and stopped the vehicle. The driver was given a citation.

A business owner requested a close patrol of his property on Hwy 77. Cpl Rudolph and Deputy Ledenbach patrolled the area throughout the night.

April 9, 2017

Deputy Nelson was dispatched to speak to a complainant on PR 7016 regarding her neighbor’s dog. She advised the dogs killed one of her goats a few days ago and she noticed the dogs were out again. Deputy Nelson made contact with the dog owner who was building a pen for his dogs.

A motorist reported a two vehicle accident on FM 696 in Lexington. The caller did not know if there were any injuries. Deputy Nurse and Deputy Nelson responded to the call and assisted with traffic control while Trooper Rutledge worked the crash.

Deputy West searched for a red Toyota minivan that was reported to be driving recklessly on Hwy 290 West. The minivan was not located and it was unknown if it had turned off the highway.

A caller reported that a twotone truck had been parked across the street from her residence on FM 2440 for approx 1 hour. Deputy Nurse located and spoke to the driver. She advised she had pulled over to text a message and did not want to be driving.

A caller reported that a stray dog was at her door and she thought something is wrong with it. Deputy Ledenbach took the dog to the pound.

Jail Report

Jail Count:
04/09/2017: 52
Males: 46 Females: 6

Wishing everyone a Happy Easter and safe travel.

CRIME STOPPERS PAYS CASH REWARDS FOR INFORMATION ON CRIMES IN LEE COUNTY. 1-866-930-TIPS (8477)

www.leecountysherifftx.org

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