‘Lock cars,’ police warn area residents
Police are warning Rockdale residents, especially those in the northwest part of town to “lock their vehicles” after two car burglaries Tuesday morning.
“A stereo and a briefcase containing cash were taken from vehicles parked on O’Kelley and Sager,” Lt. J. D. Newlin said. “In each case the vehicle was unlocked.” Full Story
NICE AND PRETTY—
NICE AND PRETTY—Crews from the Texas Department of Transportation were in town last week, re-striping intersections in the downtown and other areas. Full Story
Deputies probe copper wire thefts near Gause
Milam County Sheriff’s deputies were called to two reports of stolen copper wire in the Gause area last week.
Deputy Paul Benton answered a report of stolen wire on County Road 347 Loop on Sept. 14.
Six minutes later, Deputy Jay Beathard was called to another report of missing copper wire on County Road 357. Full Story
Four sentenced in district court
Prosecutor Kerry Spears who listed last week’s 20th District Court cases as follows:
• Leo Eugene Pratt, 48, Cameron, pleaded guilty to DWI-3rd or more, 15-year prison term. Full Story
MILAM COUNTY JAIL LOG
Here is the jail log from Sept. 14-20 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. Full Story
Yield to pedestrians at school crosswalks
Rockdale police are reminding drivers around Rockdale Elementary School, especially on Bowser Street, to yield to pedestrians at marked crosswalks.
“As part of the parking/traffic pattern this year, parents are walking kids across the street,” Lt. J. D. Newlin said. Full Story