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Cameron woman facing ‘injury to disabled’ charge

A 32-year-old Cameron woman is facing an “injury to the elderly” charge after an incident in Rockdale last week.

Lt. J. D. Newlin said Ofc. Johnathan Luedeman arrested Heidi Nicole Price-Williams in connection with an incident involving a disabled family member.

Newlin said the victim was not seriously injured.

Price-Williams was charge with injury to child/elderly/disabled and was released after posting $15,000 bond.

CHASE ARRESyear-old-man sought by police since an Oct. 17 chase and car crash turned himself in last Tuesday to face charges.

Samuel Walker was charged with evading arrest with motor vehicle, evading arrest or detention, duty on striking fixture and driving while licence invalid enhanced. Bond was set at $12,000.

Newlin said the arrest was in connection with an incident in which a driver, fleeing pursuit by police, crashed a car at the Wilcox-Cordova intersection and fled the scene on foot.

DRUG ARRESTS— listed two drug arrests during the past week as follows:

• Anne Kathryn Baumer, 39, Cameron, possession of a controlled substance (3 to 28 grams), released on $3,000 bond.

• Michael Daniel Ehler, 56, Rosebud, possession of dangerous drugs, in custody on $5,000 bond.

BOMB THREAT— Police and firefighters responded to a bomb threat at Super Walmart at 2:01 a.m. Monday.

Newlin said the store was searched and no explosive device was found.

OFFE NSE S— Newlin said televisions and laptop computers were taken in a home break-in during the past week.

Police said a charge is expected to be filed in connection with the failure of a sex offender to properly register.

Other offense investigations beginning during the past week included criminal mischief, driving while license invalid, possession of drug paraphernalia, theft and theft of a firearm.

WRECKS— No injuries were reported in a two-vehicle accident at 3:42 p.m. Saturday at the Best Western on US 77.

Police listed drivers as John Bradley of La Grange and Elizabeth Freitag of Taylor.

Damage estimates were not provided by police.

CITATIONS— Citations issued during the past week included 19 for speeding, 10 for expired MVI sticker, eight for failure to maintain financial responsibility, five for operating a vehicle with expired license plates, four for driving while license invalid, two for failure to report change of address or name and expired driver’s license and one each for disregarding official traffic control device, driving without headlamps when required.

One citation was issued for animal at large.

WARRANTS— Police served four warrants during the past week including one each for speeding, disorderly conduct/ fighting, parent contributing to the non-attendance of a student and failure to appear.

Police also made four arrests on traffic offenses.

SERVICE CALLS— Officers responded to 153 total calls for service during the week, and 101 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 for arrest and conviction of persons responsible for crimes.

All calls to CrimeStoppers are anonymous and no one will ask your name.

E-MAIL— Comments, tips or suggestions may be e-mailed to police at rockdalepd@rockdaleci tyhall.com.


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