Four facing drug charges; one arrested for break-in

Rockdale police made four unrelated arrests on drug charges during the past week, plus another in connection with a break-in which led to an assault.

ARRESTS— Lt. J. D. Newlin listed the past week’s drug arrests as follows:

• Jason Roger Delong, 30, Cameron, possession of a controlled substance, (less than 28 grams), driving while intoxicated (third or more offense), driving while license suspended, released on $28,000 bond, fined $635.

• Frederick James Goss, 37, Austin, possession of a controlled substance (4 to 200 grams), released on $25,000 bond.

“This was an old case where we had sent off a substance to a drug lab for analysis,” Newlin said.

• Melissa L ee Ga rcia, 36, Rockdale, outstanding warrant for possession of a controlled substance (less than one gram), released on $5,000 bond.

Police also arrested 47-year-old Timmie Ward on a drug warrant from the Milam County Sheriff’s department. (See sheriff’s report at right).

BREAK-IN— </BO Joshua Glen Seelke, 24, of Rockdale was arrested Friday and charged with burglary of a habitation/ entry with commission of an assault.

He remains in custody on $25,000 bond.

Newlin said the female victim was not seriously injured.

Also, Earl Lydell Myers, 29, of Rockdale, was arrested on outstanding county warrants for burglary of a habitation. violating probation on original offenses of forgery and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.

He remains in custody. No bond was set.

WRECK— No injuries were reported in a two-vehicle accident at 5:05 p.m. Monday at the intersection of Milam and Crockett.

Drivers were listed as Elizabeth Sanders of Rockdale and Wash Harrison of Austin. No damage estimates were listed by police.

OFFENSES— Police said a motor and a bicycle were taken in thefts during the week.

Also under investigstion is a criminal mischief incident where sugar was poured in a gas tank.

CITATIONS— Citations issued during the past week included 31 for speeding, eight each for expired MVI sticker, expired registration and no liability insurance and one each for running a stop sign, parking violation, disregarding traffic control device and obstructed licence plates.

One citation each was issued for juvenile assault and disorderly conduct.

SERVICE CALLS— Officers responded to 155 total calls for service during the week, including 138 through the 911 system.

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