Cocaine, cash seized in school zone

Cocaine and a “ large sum of cash” were seized Saturday as the Milam County Sheriff’s Department assisted Cameron Police in a routine traffic stop that turned into a drug bust near a Cameron ISD campus.

Ofc. Kris Stringer, assisted by Ofc. Sheila Sager and Deputy Eddie Veracruz, arrested Juan Torroes Llanas, 43, of Cameron, who was charged with possession of cocaine in a drug-free zone and two traffic offenses.

He was released after posting $11,000 bond.

Stringer said the cash has been forwarded to the prosecutor’s office for forfeiture.

SEX ASSAULT—Christopher Wardell Brown, 35, of Cameron, was arrested April 13 by Deputy Doug Smith and charged with aggravated sexual assault of a child.

He remains in custody in lieu of $200,000 bond.

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

April 12—Information, CR 448, Rockdale area; property theft, US 77; civil matter, Champions Drive, Rockdale area; scam attempt, FM 487, north or Rockdale; drug activity, Rockdale; identity theft, Dallas; arrest made, Rockdale; burn ban v iolation, FM 487, north of Rockdale; loud party, FM 437, Davilla area; suspicious vehicle, CR 344 Loop, Milano.

April 13—Alarm, US 77, Buckholts; injured animal, FM 122, Thorndale; assist another agency, Whippoorwill Drive, Rockdale area; speeder, CR 374; assault, FM 487, north of Rockdale; reckless 18-wheeler, CR 353, Gause area; suspicious vehicle, CR 342, Milano; suspicious person/vehi- cle, CR 342, Milano area.

Thursday—Lost property, US 79, Milano; burglar y, US 77; animal nuisance, Milam County; assault, US 79, east of Rockdale; suspicious vehicle, CR 327, Milano.

Friday—Welfare concern, Circle Drive, Gause; animal nuisance, Rockdale West; arrest made, near CR 314, Rockdale area; suspicious noise, CR 331B, Milano area.

Saturday—Possible scam, Rockdale area; motorist assist, US 79, Milano area; disturbance, CR 443, Thorndale area; information, FM 1712, Rockdale area; burglary of a building, Texas 36, south of Milano; shots heard, CR 342, south of Milano; medical call, CR 428, Thorndale area; information, CR 428, Thorndale area.

Sunday—Information, CR 428, Thorndale; burglary of a habitation, CR 458A, Thorndale area; animal nuisance, Sierra Drive, Rockdale area; suspicious people, Western Hills Road, Rockdale area; alarm detected, CR 322, Rockdale area; info on wanted person, Gause; theft, FM 3242, Milano area.

Monday— Close patrol, CR 336; vandalism, Buckholts area; criminal mischief, Sharp area; animal abuse/cruelty, CR 342, Milano area; 911 hangup, Rockdale; credit card fraud, Rockdale area; civil matter, CR 232 Loop, Minerva; theft, CR 213; suspicious vehicle, FM 437; missing cattle, CR 323; welfare check, Buckholts area; close patrol, CR 422A, Davilla area; animal abuse/cruelty, FM 112; information, Rockdale; alarm detected, FM 2269, Cameron area.

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