One arrested, one sought in pawn shop jewelry theft
A 31-year-old Cameron woman has been arrested and police are searching for a man believed to be a Houston area resident in connection with the theft of an estimated $8,000 in jewelry July 17 from National Pawn & Jewelry. Full Story
White named new chief deputy sheriff
Sher if f Dav id Greene ha s named Chris White the new chief deputy of the Milam County Sheriff’s Department.
Greene made the appointment following the resignation of Ted Retchloff, who retired at the end of June after a 33-year career in law enforcement. Full Story
Traffic stop nets drug bust
MILANO—A Tuesday morning traffic stop near Milano led to drug charges against an Abilene man and the recovery of drugs and cash.
Kevin Gary Barnes Jr., 24, was charged with felony possession of a controlled substance and misdemeanor marijuana possession. Full Story
Five draw sentences
CAMERON—Five cases were disposed of during the past week in 20th District Court, according to Prosecutor Kerry Spears, who listed case dispositions as follows:
• Jeffrey Stanford Simmons Jr., 20, Port Arthur, pleaded true to violating probation conditions on an original charge of burglary of a building, 12-month state jail $2,800 restitution. Full Story
MILAM COUNTY JAIL LOG
Here is the jail log from July 20-26 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.
• Jeffery Standford Simmons, 21, Port Arthur, housed for state jail. Full Story