Traffic stop on Friday nets felony assault, drug arrests

A traffic stop by two Rockdale officers Friday afternoon resulted in a pair of felony arrests.

Lt. J. D. Newlin said Ofcs. Steven Cooper and Adam Assaker pulled over a vehicle on a traffic infraction at 3:49 p.m.

Newlin said the driver, 24-yearold Willie Olivarri III of Cameron was wanted on a warrant from that city alleging aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Olivarri remains in custody in lieu of $25,000 bond.

Newlin said the passenger was arrested for possession of a controlled substance, less than one gram.

Amanda Michelle Campos, 23, of Rogers was released after posting $6,000 bond.

BROKEN LEG—Police and AMR ambulance personnel responded to a motorcycle crash in the 700 block of North Wilcox Saturday which resulted in a broken leg.

Police said Kenneth Barker, 44, of Rockdale, was taken to Richards Memorial Hospital.

No injuries were reported in the only other accident investigated by police inside the Rockdale city limits.

Police said vehicles driven by Robert Stovall of Elkhart and Dakota Shipp of Florida were in collision at 11:20 a.m. Thursday on the US 77 overpass.

Damage estimates were not available.

OFFENSES—Police investigated a pair or reports involving stolen computers during the week.

Newlin said a theft currently being investigated by police involves stolen computers.

A computer was taken in a break-in at a Rockdale home during the week.

Police are also investigating a jewelry theft.

Other offenses investigated include consumption of alcohol by a minor, possession of drug paraphernalia and terroristic threat.

WARRANTS—Police made a misdemeanor arrest on a warrant for failure to attend school.

Other arrests on warrants during the past seven days included public intoxication, expired MVI sticker, running a red light, failure to maintain financial responsibility, driving with license invalid, expired registration, failure to appear, speeding and running a stop sign.

CITATIONS—Traffic citations during the week included 47 for speeding, 16 for no MVI sticker, 12 for failure to maintain financial responsibility, nine for operating a vehicle with expired license plates, five for failure to report change of address or name, two each for driving while license invalid and no seat belt and one each for disregarding official traffic control device and failure to display driver’s license.

Two citations were filed for violations of city ordinances, one each for curfew violations and loud music.

SERV ICE CA LL S—There were 178 for service to police during the week, plus 100 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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