Saturday chase, crash on FM 487 leads to charges

A 27-year-old Cameron man is being held on $20,000 bond after a Saturday night chase with sheriff’s department personnel ended with a crash northwest of Rockdale.

Herratio Decontee Holmes was arrested at the scene of the one-vehicle rollover—FM 487, one-half mile northwest of County Road 303—by Deputy Eddy Veracruz.

Holmes, who had been wanted on capias pro fines for bail jumping/ failure to appear and no driver’s license, was charged with evading arrest and detention with a vehicle.

He was also charged with no driver’s license disregard of traffic control device and unsafe speed. In addition to bond, he was also fined a total of $1,289.

Others taking part in the chase, just before 9 p.m., included Sheriff David Greene, Chief Deputy Chris White and Deputies Jay Beathard, Larry Morgan and Mike Hoyt.

CALLS—Greene listed other calls during the past week for his department as follows:

Jan. 4—Wallet found, San Gabriel; abandoned vehicle, US 79; welfare concern, Milano area; stolen gun, FM 2027, Cameron area; theft of property, FM 1915, south of Buckholts; criminal mischief, CR 206, Cameron area; theft of property, CR 429, Thorndale area; suspicious person/ vehicle, CR 421, Thorndale area; harassment, CR 303, Rockdale area; stolen property, West Avenue B, Milano.

Jan. 5—Family matter, FM 1444, Ben Arnold area; civil matter, Rockdale area; civil matter, FM 1712 near Rockdale.

Thursday— Obscene phone calls, FM 2095, Hanover area; request to serve citation, CR 358, Gause area; wanted person, West Avenue A, Buckholts; civil matter, CR 350, Gause area; civil dispute, East Eighth, Rockdale; civil dispute, CR 347, Gause area; theft of property, Rockdale area; assist another agency, US 77 south of Rockdale; harassment, East Eighth, Rockdale; assist another agency, FM 1915; suspicious persons, CR 344 Loop, near Milano; civil matter/property, CR 434 Loop, Rockdale area.

Friday—Welfare concern, US 77 near Rockdale; indecency with a child, Praesel Addition near Rockdale; animal nuisance, Oak Park 3, Rockdale area; suspicious person/vehicle, US 77, north of Minerva; burglary, CR 455, Thorndale area; suspicious person/vehicle, CR 279; welfare concern, CR 455, Thorndale area; child custody, CR 347 Loop, Gause area; disturbance, FM 487, Rockdale area; threats, North Street, Ben A rnold; prowler, Cameron.

Saturday—Loud music, CR 418A, Thorndale area; welfare check, CR 311; information, Gause; suspicious person, Texas 36, Cameron area; assist another agency, FM 487, north of Rockdale; animal nuisances, Davilla and FM 908 south of Rockdale; request to speak to deputy, Rockdale area.

Sunday—Alarm, CR 259 near Branchville; disabled vehicle, CR 101; disturbance, CR 323, Rockdale area; vehicle vandalism, US 79, Milano area.

Monday—Burn ban violation, CR 450, Thorndale area; suspicious vehicle, FM 908, north of Rockdale; welfare concern, Oak Lawn Drive, Rockdale area; request to spea k to deput y, Milano area; missing person, left from Lexington; information on wanted person, Cameron area; assist another agency, Cameron area; suspicious vehicle, CR 326 and CR 327.

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