Forgery warrant nets arrest
William Thomas Shafer was charged with forgery by passing with bond set at $7,500.
He was returned to Milam County Monday by Ofc. Mike Hoyt.
“This is in connection with incidents in which checks were forged on a Thorndale resident,” Lt. J. D. Newlin said.
Newlin said police are investigating an incident in which about eight guns were stolen from a vehicle.
Other thefts under investigation include a bicycle taken from a business and an iron table and chairs stolen from a residence.
Other offenses reported during the week included three assaults and two vehicle burglaies.
No injuries were reported in any of the traffic accidents investigated by police during the past week.
A hit-and-run incident was reported at 4:43 p.m. Dec. 2 at the One-Stop Center.
Police said a car owned by Debra Jackson of Rockdale was struck by an unknown vehicle which left the scene.
Vehicles driven by Neal Bland and Mar t in Juarez, bot h of Thorndale, were in collision at 6:01 p.m. Friday on US 79 in front of Walmart. Damage estimates were not available from police.
Minor damages were reported in an 8:03 a.m. Monday accident on FM 487 in front of Manor Oaks Nursing Home.
Drivers were listed as Lacey Hurtig of Lexington and Johnathan Little-Herbison of Rockdale.
Calls for service
Police answered 125 calls for service during the past week and 105 through the 911 system.