Traffic stop leads to drug arrest for police Monday

A routine traffic stop ended with the drug arrest of a 28-yearold Dallas man on Monday.

Lt. J. D. Newlin said Ofc. Dale Bekker originally stopped Tomas Alan Hubert for a traffic offense.

“Six ounces of marijuana was discovered,” Newlin said.

Hubert was charged with possession of marijuana (4 ounces to 5 pounds). Magistration was pending at presstime.

CHASE— Police are searching for a driver who crashed a car after a pursuit overnight Sunday.

Newlin said the car crashed into a utility pole at the Wilcox- Cordova corner and the driver fled on foot.

He said a female passenger remained in the auto and was not charged.

ARREST— Ofcs. Bekker and Brandon Tess arrested Nathan Cruz Barrera, 28, of Rockdale on Thursday on arrest warrants from Dallas County (bond forfeiture/ possession of marijuana) and Williamson County (burglary of a habitation).

Bond was set at $1,500 and Barrera remains in custody.

Other arrest complaints filed during the past week included public intoxication (enhanced), driving while license suspended, expired driver’s license and on warrants for driving while license invalid, failure to attend school, curfew v iolation, no driver’s license and failure to appear.

OFFE NSE S— Newlin said police received an unauthorized use of a motor vehicle report involv ing a 2006 Chev rolet Cobalt.

Police are investigating the theft of a weed-eater from a local residence.

Other calls for police during the week included criminal mischief, disorderly conduct, disruptive activities, possession of alcohol by a minor, consumption of tobacco by a minor and public intoxication.

FAIR— Newlin said police did not receive any significant calls in connection with the Rockdale Fair.

“It was a ver y orderly Fair weekend,” Newlin said.

WRECK— Vehicles operated by Ashley Ingersoll of College Station and Leta Blagg of Gause were in collision at 3:42 p.m. Oct. 13 in front of Miller-Starnes Chevrolet-Buick.

Police said there were no injuries and did not provide damage estimates.

CITATIONS— Police issued 31 speeding tickets during the past week, along with 17 for no MVI sticker, eight for failure to maintain financial responsibility, five for operating a vehicle with expired license plates, four for driving while license invalid, three for no driver’s license and one each for expired driver’s license, failure to report change of address or name and no seat belt use.

One citation each was issued for animal at large and disruptive activities.

SERV ICE CA LLS— Police responded to 168 service calls for the week and 111 through the 911 system.

CRIME STOPPERS— Tips on any crime listed above, or any other crime, may be phoned in to Milam County CrimeStoppers, toll-free, at 1-888-697-TIPS (8477).

A reward of up to $1,000 may be paid. All calls are anonymous and no one will ask your name.

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