OPEN RECORDS REQUEST
To request information from this office, please contact:
Lee County Sheriff’s Office
P. O. Box 98
Giddings, TX 78942
In an effort to provide prompt and efficient service, any request for information must include the following information (if known):
Date of request
Report number (if known)
Type of report/incident (i.e. theft, burglary, assault, etc.)
Date of report (occurrence)
Address where incident occurred
Parties involved in incident
Describe any other information to assist Records Division in locating desired record. The Lee County Sheriff’s Office Records Division may, on occasion, need to contact the requestor for clarification on the submitted request for records or to inform the requestor of the status of the request. It is very important for the requestor to include their name, address, telephone number and email in the request for public information to the Lee County Sheriff’s Office Records Division.
NOTICE: The Lee County Sheriff’s Office will NOT accept blanket or open-ended requests. The Lee County Sheriff’s Office can only provide records generated by this office. Requests for records such as, an autopsy, criminal history or lab results, must be directed to the custodian of records for the entity responsible for the creation of the record.
For your convenience, you can also fill out and return this form:
Open Records Request
"Pursuant to section 552.301(c), Government Code, the Lee County Sheriff's Office has been designated to receive all electronic mail requests for open records. The Department is not responsible for responding to electronic mail requests sent to any electronic mail address other than the address for the Lee County Sheriff's Office Records Division."
To resolve your traffic citation, please refer to the instructions on the courtesy letter provided to you by the issuing officer. This courtesy letter contains information on your citation resolution. If you are not sure of the violation charged or the fine due, you will have to contact the Justice of the Peace.
Justices of the Peace preside over traffic court. The issuing officer will denote the court you are to contact and provide a contact by date. There are three Justices of the Peace in Lee County. The following is a listing of the Justices of the Peace and their respective precincts and contact information:
Precinct 2 Justice of the Peace
Judge Michael York
200 South Main, Room 114
Giddings, TX 78942
For additional information, please click here.
Precinct 3 Justice of the Peace
Judge Don Milburn
P. O. Box 587
8871 N. Hwy 77
Lexington, TX 78947
Precinct 4 Justice of the Peace
Judge Danita Smith
P. O. Box 141
1034 Stephen F. Austin
Dime Box, TX 77853
CRIMINAL HISTORY/DRIVING RECORD REQUEST
Your criminal history and driving records can be obtained from the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS). Lee County Sheriff's Office can NOT provide this information to you.
For your convenience, the following will provide you with the information needed to request those items.
Driving Record: http://www.txdps.state.tx.us/DriverLicense/driverrecords.htm
Criminal History: http://www.txdps.state.tx.us/administration/crime_records/pages/index.htm
You can also contact DPS Austin at 512-424-2000.