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.

Arrests included:

• 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.

• Chad Alexander Shuford, 35, Dallas, possession of marijuana (less than 2 ounces), released on $1,500 bond, arrested by Trooper David Yarbrough.

• James Ward Timmerman, 35, Rockdale, possession of marijuana (less than two ounces) in a drug-free zone, probation violation (motion to revoke/forgery of a financial institution), two counts, in custody on $2,000 bond, arrested by Deputy Chris White.

• Raymundo R. Salazar, 27, Giddings, manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance (1 to 400 grams), driving while license invalid, miscellaneous traffic offenses, in custody.


Deputies were called to assist at two bee removal situations during the week, Saturday evening at a County Road 114 location and Saturday morning on County Road 215.


Sher if f Dav id Greene said other calls during the past week included:

July 6—911 hangup, CR 232; information, US 77 south of Minerva; check on controlled burn, CR 346; information, north Texas 36; theft, CR 375; burglar alarm, north FM 908; traffic control, US 77 south; information, FM 1600; disturbance, Oak Lawn Drive.

July 7—Trespassing, CR 350; information, location not listed; civil matter, location not listed; assault, CR 239; 911 hangup, FM 2269A, Buckholts; theft of property, US 77, Rockdale; civil standby, Oak Lawn Drive; theft of services, FM 908 north, Rockdale; suspicious person/vehicle, north US 77; welfare checks, FM 437, Buckholts and CR 234.

Thursday—Illegal dumping, Cedar Creek bot tom; illegal dumping, CR 306; civil matter, Sierra Drive, Rockdale; missing bull, east US 79, Rockdale; civil matter, Gause; disturbance, US 79, Milano; 911 static, north US 77, Rockdale.

Friday—Civil matter, CR 460; theft, north FM 908; disturbance, CR 460; welfare check, north FM 487.

Saturday—Assist other agency, south US 77; phone harassment, Rockdale area; welfare concern, CR 440; civil matter, east FM 485; assist Cameron Police Department; missing cattle, Buckholts; disturbance, US 190; attempt to locate vehicle, CR 322; suspicious vehicle, CR 334.

Sunday—Assault with bodily injury, FM 485; welfare check, CR 440; animal nuisance, south US 77; civil child custody, east US 79, Rockdale; stranded motorist, CR 206A; suspicious vehicle, FM 2268; civil matter, Milano; disturbance, Gause; loud music, Oak Street, town not listed.

Monday—Request to speak to deputy, Burlington; lift assist, CR 234; warrant arrest, Cameron; theft of property, CR 235; civil matter, CR 461; information, CR 417; theft, CR 450; animal nuisance, CR 422; assault by contact, Praesel Addition, Rockdale.

Numerous livestock calls were also answered by the sheriff’s depar tment dur ing the past week.


Tips on any crime listed above may be phoned in to Milam County CrimeStoppers, toll-free, at 1-888-697-TIPS (8477).

A reward of up to $1,000 may be paid for information leading to arrest and conviction. All tips are anonymous.

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