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Traffic stop nets cocaine, marijuana arrests on Monday

POLICE REPORT POLICE REPORT A traffic stop by Ofc. Ethan Patton on Monday resulted in the arrest of a 20-year-old Rockdale woman for cocaine and marijuana possession.

Florida Mae Williams was arrested for possession of a controlled substance (1 to 4 grams) and possession of marijuana (less than two ounces).

At presstime she remained in the Rockdale Police Department holding cell, pending magistration.

Arrests

Two other felony arrests were reported during the past week as follows:

• Patrick Sam Rubio, 49, Rockdale, probation violation/theft of property ($1,500 to $20,000), bond denied.

• Vanessa Jean Tilmon, 27, Round Rock, forgery (Round Rock warrant), bond set at $10,000.

Offenses

Lt. J. D. Newlin said police are investigating two reports of credit card/debit card abuse, including one where a duplicate card was used at a business.

A misdemeanor arrest was made for fraudulent use of identifying information, he said.

Wrecks

No injuries were reported in three traffic accidents investigated by police over the past week.

A car operated by Sarah Eaker of Rockdale and pickup drive by Anita Peden of Temple were in collision at 12:18 p.m. Aug. 4 in the McDonald’s parking lot, according to police who did not provide damage estimates.

Police said vehicles operated by Cleveland Hunt of Rockdale and Ronda Coumont of Davilla were in collision at 12:02 p.m. Monday at Little River Medical Clinic on North Main. Damage estimates were not listed.

A three-vehicle accident was reported at 4:58 p.m. Monday in front of Citizens National Bank. Police said vehicles involved were a car operated by Richard Young, pickup driven by Charles Harnar and a parked vehicle registered to Dennis Payne, all of Rockdale.

Citations

Citations issued during the past week included 26 for speeding, seven for failure to maintain financial responsibility, five for driving while license invalid, four each for no valid MVI sticker and expired license plates, two for running a stop sign and one for no seat belt.

Two citations for curfew violation were issued during the week.

Service calls

Officers responded to 158 total calls for service during the week, including 122 through the 911 system.


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