Rockdale man draws drug charge from Aug. 31st county-wide sting

A 47-year-old Rockdale man, wanted since Aug. 31 on drug charges, was arrested last week on a Milam County warrant.

Timmie Ward was arrested by Ofc. Steven Cooper of the Rockdale Police Department on a warrant for delivery of a controlled substance (less than one gram).

He had been named as part of an undercover drug sting which culminated Aug. 31 with 11 arrests in Rockdale and Cameron.

Ward was released after posting $20,000 bond.

ARRESTS— Adam Salazar, 47, of Cameron remains in the county jail in lieu of $75,000 bond after he was arrested by Cameron police and charged with aggravated assault.

In another Cameron police case, Verdell Wells, 34, of Cameron, was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon on Monday and remained in the county jail at presstime.

CALLS— Sheriff David Greene said other calls during the past week included:

Sept. 21—Welfare concern, CR 342 near Milano; burglary, FM 908 south of Rockdale; vandalism, CR 354, Gause; civil matter, US 79, Milano area; neighbor disturbance, Milano; animal nuisance, CR 234 Loop, Milano area; animal nuisance, Texas 36 east of Buckholts; harassment, US 77 north of Burlington; information, Rockdale; animal nuisance, CR 342; disturbance, Avenue E, Buckholts.

Sept. 22—Suspicious vehicle, CR 347; domestic incident, US 190, Milano area; animal nuisance, FM 486; medical call, CR 214; information, CR 329, Milano area; stolen vehicle, Silver Spring Road, south of Rockdale; theft, CR 112, Buckholts area; disturbance, Hillside Trailer Park, Thorndale; burglary CR 418A, Davilla; harassment, CR 346, Milano.

Thursday—Suspicious vehicle, FM 1600 near Cameron; theft, Rockdale area; scam attempt, Cameron; suspicious person, US 79, Rockdale; information, North Sixth, Milano; information, US 77 north of Rockdale; suspicious vehicle CR 455 near Thorndale.

Friday—Welfare concern, CR 315 near Rockdale; road hazard, FM 487 north of Sharp; assist another agency, CR 254 near Cameron; mailbox vandalism, CR 208, west of Cameron; suspicious person, Walker’s Creek area; domestic incident, East Avenue H, Buckholts; suspicious vehicle, FM 437 north of Davilla; two arrests made, Rockdale area.

Saturday—Death by natural causes, FM 2095; information, Gause Cemeter y; abandoned vehicle, FM 437, north of Davilla; disturbance, CR 359, near Thorndale; loud music, FM 845.

Sunday—Civil standby, US 77, Minerva; information, Whippoorwill Drive, Rockdale area; suspicious activity, Bluebonnet RV Park, Rockdale area; 911 abuse/misuse, CR 425; road hazard, US 77 near Cameron; illegal dumping, CR 319 near Rockdale; assist another agency, Washington Street, Cameron.

Monday—Abandoned vehicle, CR 240; information, South Dewey, Cameron; property theft, FM 908, Rockdale area; welfare concern, US 79, Gause; civil matter, FM 486, Thorndale; information, Holly Drive, Rockdale area; abandoned vehicle, Avenue D, Milano; assault with bodily injury, West Park Circle, Cameron; alarm detected, CR 305, Rockdale; information, Gause; welfare concern, East Main, Buckholts; welfare concern, North Avenue I, Ben Arnold.

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