Troopers probe area accidents
State troopers were called to four Rockdale area accidents as follows, during the past week, none involving serious injuries, according to the DPS:
• 6: 05 p.m. June 15, US 79 west of Rockdale, driver, Virginia Klekar, 69, Rockdale. Moderate damage after vehicle hit a deer, according to Trooper Donald Delukie. Full Story
Police seek check forgers, ID thieves in three cities
Rockdale police are asking for the public’s help in tracking down two well-prepared suspects who have stolen money with fake payroll checks and IDs in Rockdale, Cameron and Salado.
Lt. J. D. Newlin said about $1,900 has been taken locally.
The thieves have hit Brookshire Bros. and Dollar General in Rockdale, he said. Full Story
HERO—Milano native Travis Vinton (second from left) was one of four Georgetown firefighters honored last week for saving the life of 17-year-old Jacob Broadway in an I-35 pickup crash May 20. Full Story
Former UT star gridder charged after Cameron drug bust Sunday
A former Cameron Yoeman, and University of Texas, star football player was one of two persons arrested on drug charges in a Cameron drug raid Sunday. Full Story
Eight sentenced in district court
Eight persons drew sentences in 20th District Court during the past week, according to Prosecutor Kerry Spears, who listed case dispositions as follows:
• Timmie Ward, 47, Rockdale, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance (less than one gram), two-year state jail term probated four years, successfully complete intermediate sanction facility, $140 restitution. Full Story
MILAM COUNTY JAIL LOG
Here is the jail log from June 14-20 from the Milam County Sheriff’s Department.
Jail logs list all persons charged with offenses through the county jail docket. Charges may change during the process.
Persons are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law. Full Story
Twenty persons indicted by Milam Grand Jurors
CAMERON—Twenty persons were indicted Thursday by a Milam County Grand Jury, according to Prosecutor Kerry Spears, who listed case dispositions as follows:
• Michael McPhilomy, 46, Rockdale, indecency with a child, three counts.
• Willie Joe Bell III, 18, Cameron, aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon. Full Story