Six draw terms in 20th District Court
A 28-year-old Cameron man drew a 10- year prison term last week in 20th District Court and five persons were assessed probated terms on drug offenses.
Prosecutor Kerry Spears said Vincent Chente Llanas made an open plea to the court on a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and was assessed the 10-year prison term by Judge Ed Magre. Full Story
First arrest made under new felony family violence law
Rockdale police have made their first arrest under a law which makes choking, or impeding breathing, a felony offense.
Frederick Lee McBride, 49, was arrested Thursday and charged with assault/family violence, impeding breathing or circulation. Full Story
‘Indecency’ arrest at apartments
A 64- yea r- old Br ya n ma n remains in the county jail in lieu of $200,000 bond after he was arrested on two counts of indecency with a child.
According to police, Vernon Lester Higgins, identified as an insurance salesman and collector, was arrested last Wednesday in the parking lot of the Williams Trace Apartments in Cameron. Full Story
Troopers probe wrecks
State troopers investigated two traffic accidents on Rockdale area roads during the past week.
Trooper Donald Delukie was called to a one-vehicle crash on County Road 353 at 10 p.m. Friday southeast of Gause.
Driver was listed as Donna Collard, 53, of Gause.
Delukie said there were no injuries and termed damages as moderate. Full Story
MILAM COUNTY JAIL LOG
Here is the jail log from June 21-27 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.
• William Michael Rothe, 36, public intoxication, in custody, no bond. Full Story