Police and Weather Report

The Weather

High yesterday was 76°   The low this morning was 58° 

  • Today: Sunny and a high of about 85° with W-NW wind about 5 mph.
  • Tonight: Mostly clear skies with a low around 58° and calm early turning to N-NW wind 5 mph after midnight.
  • Thursday: Sunny and a high of 79° with a N-NE wind getting up to 10-15 mph and gusting to 20 mph.
  • Rest of the Week:  Mostly sunny most days into and through the upcoming weekend.

The Blotter

  • Lampasas Police had an unusually quiet day on Tuesday with just a couple of animal complaints and escorts. There were no accidents nor arrests in town.
  • Lampasas Sheriff’s Dept. blotter shows numerous traffic stops in Kempner, as well as several welfare checks. There was also a report of lost or found property, an animal complaint and a medical call. Out in the county, there were several medical calls, a request for extra patrol, reports of suspicious activity and shots fired. There was also a citizen’s assist, a disturbance and a report ofreckless driving.
  • The jail log shows 4 arrests. Lelah Brockett, 32 ofCopperas Cove was taken into custody for Burglary of a habitation. A 37 yr old Kempner woman was arrested for driving with an invalid license with previous convictions, a Lometa man, 51 wasjailed for public intoxication, and a 31 yr old Lampasas woman was arrested for a probation violation.
  • Lampasas County Sheriff’s office responded to an assault call on FM 3170yesterday evening. According to the sheriff’s dept.,  the suspect, David Meyer, 50, fled the scene armed with several weapons. Lampasas County Sheriff’s office pursued the suspect vehicle on FM 3170 to 190, where the vehicle began traveling westbound. The suspect fled west on 190 to Hwy 281, then south on 281 through Lampasas and Burnet and was stopped one mile north of Marble Falls. Meyer was arrested without incident and is charged with evading arrest/detention with a vehicle, a state jail felony, as well as assault causing bodily injury and unlawful carrying of a weapon, both misdemeanors. The Texas DPS, Burnet County Sheriff’s Dept., the  Burnet Police Dept., and Lampasas Police Dept. assisted the Lampasas County Sheriff’s Dept. in the case.

The Burn Ban in Lampasas County is lifted until Oct. 11.