Traffic stop leads police to crack possession bust

A routine traffic stop by a patrolling Rockdale Police Department officer led to an arrest for crack cocaine possession last Tuesday night.

Jackson Collier Mann, 25, of Deer Park, was charged with possession of a controlled substance (less than one gram).

Lt. J D. Newlin said Ofc. S. A. Smith pulled over the vehicle at 9:53 p.m. and discovered the substance.

Bond was set at $ 6,000 by Municipal Judge Jerr y Waggoner.

CHASE—Newlin said at presstime Fredrick Goss of Rockdale was being held in connection with an evading arrest incident in which a suspect ran from Ofc. Steven Cooper.

ARRESTS— Gracie Marie Macias, 34, of Rockdale, was arrested Friday in a Lee County warrant for failure to appear/hindering secured creditor.

Bond was denied.

Jimmy Roger Hill, 52, of Buda, was arrested for assault causing bodily injury/family violence.

He remains in custody on $6,000 bond.

OFFENSES—Police are investigating a criminal mischief incident in which mailboxes were damaged.

Also under investigation are several reports of disruptive activities, a theft and two possessions of drug paraphernalia.

WARRANTS—Police served seven local warrants during the past week, along with one each from the Cameron Police Department, Dallas County and Anderson County.

ACCIDEN TS—Police said veh icle s operated by Robi n Schwarz and Nancy Dawson, both of Rockdale, were in collision at 8:18 a.m. Monday on Ackerman Street in front of the post office.

Damages were termed minor to moderate.

CITATIONS—Police said citations issued during the past week included 40 for speeding, 12 for no valid MVI sticker, eight for expired license plates, seven for driving while license invalid, six for failure to maintain financial responsibility, five for no driver’s license, two each for running a stop sign and parking violation and one each for disregarding official traffic control device, failure to report change of address/ name and failure to signal lane change.

Three citations were issued for disruptive activities.

SERV ICE CA LLS—Police responded to 163 calls for service during the past week along with 85 calls 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.

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