Woman charged with theft of $30,000 cash from home
A 50-year-old Rockdale woman was arrested Friday and charged with stealing $30,000 in cash from a Rockdale home.
Kelley Michelle Hernandez was arrested after an investigation by Officers Stephen Goodrich and Steven Cooper. She was charged with theft of property ($20,000 to $100,000) and remains in the county jail in lieu of $30,000 bond. Full Story
Fire damage was reported to an attic, with smoke and water damage throughout the Tamarrah Williams home at 11:40 p.m. Sunday. Rockdale VFD Fire Chief Warren Matous said an electrical cause is suspected. From left, firefighters Tyler Kaatz, Travis Fisher, Preston Muston and Matous confer during the blaze. Firefighters remained on the scene about one hour. Full Story
More drug arrests by DPS, sheriff’s deputies in Milam
For the second straight week, Milam County DPS troopers and sheriff’s deputies were busy with drug arrests.
• Dwain Edward Cartwright Jr., 30, Lampasas, possession of a controlled substance (3 to 28 grams), driving while license invalid, released on $4,000 bond, arrested by Trooper Erik Gaston. Full Story
One treated after accident
One person was treated at an area hospital after a one-vehicle accident near Thorndale last Tuesday, according to the Department of Public Safety.
Franklin Sowers, 52, of Thorndale, was taken to Johns Community Hospital in Taylor, following the 10:15 p.m. crash, according to DPS State Trooper Ernest DelBosque. Full Story
MILAM COUNTY JAIL LOG
Here is the jail log from June 29 through July 5 from the Milam County Sheriff’s Department.
Jail logs list all persons charged with offenses through the county jail docket.
Charges may change during the process.
Persons are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law.
• Tristan Ray Beeman, 28, Bartlett, served district commitment. Full Story