Deputies check out burn ban calls

Milam County commissioners re-imposed a rural outdoor burning ban last week and the sheriff's department is already answering calls related to possible outside burning violations.

Deputies were called to Sierra Drive in the Praesel Addition on Thursday and FM 1444 in the Ben Arnold area on Saturday to investigate possible violations.

The department also was called to the site of a controlled burn Friday on FM 487.


Sheriff David Greene said other calls for the Milam County Sheriff's department included:

June 23—Disturbance, south FM 908; deputy callout, South Eighth, Cameron; motorist assist, Milano; assist Cameron PD call; information, Ballpark road, Cameron; reckless Driver, Rockdale area, US 77 off US 79; disturbance, CR 342 loop; disturbance, West Avenue A, Milano; harassment, south FM 908; 911 hangup, Us 79; domestic incident, Ben Arnold; suspicious vehicle, CR 238A.

June 24—Theft of property, US 79; civil matter standby, east US 79; abandoned vehicle, Praesel Addition; suspicious person/ vehicle, CR 105; request to speak, Cameron; request to speak, Alcoa property; suspicious person/ vehicle, US 79 east; threatening phone calls, south FM 908; verbal dispute, FM 1712; possible break-in, Sixth Street, town not specified.

Thursday—Domestic disturbance, College Street, town not specified; burglary of a building, CR 344 Loop; suspicious vehicle, FM 486 at CR 481; civil matters, Briar Lane and Coyote Park; deputy callout, Walnut Street, town not specified; attempt to locate, San Gabriel; bails of hay, road hazard, CR 204; Child Protective Services matter, CR 231; road hazard, north Texas 36.

Friday—Close patrol, north FM 908; suspicious person, south Texas 36; deputy callout, Cameron; burglary of a building, FM 908; warrant service, Briar Lane; disturbance, CR 259; child custody dispute, CR 414; attempted break-in, CR 344 loop.

Saturday—Harassment, CR 352; reckless driver, FM 1600; request to speak, CR 232A; disturbance, CR 304; fight in progress, Texas 36.

Sunday—Trespassers, FM 2095; burglar alarm, Buckholts; suspicious vehicle, CR 237; request to speak, Walnut Street, town not identified; assist Robertson County call; disturbance, CR 446; criminal trespassers notice, CR 104; trespassers, north FM 908; suspicious person, US 190.

Monday—Repor t infor mation, CR 335; runaway juvenile, CR 443; forgery, Cameron; civil child custody, Davilla; burglary of habitation, CR 259; fireworks, Gause; information, north FM 487; fireworks, Cameron.

Something new

The sheriff's department also answered several animal related calls including cattle, horses and goats but there was something new this week.

Deputies were summoned to buffalo at large calls Friday and Saturday on County road 334.

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