Six draw terms in 20th District Court
CAMERON—Six persons were sentenced in 20th District Court action last week, according to Prosecutor Kerry Spears, who listed case dispositions as follows: Full Story
Police say Friday death of 55-year-old ‘suicide’
Rockdale police are terming the Friday death of a 55-year-old Rockdale man at his West Davilla Avenue home a “suicide.”
Lt. J. D. Newlin said Ofc. Dale Bekker was summoned to the John Banta home, at 506 West Davilla, after a family member found the body.
“ There was a note and there was evidence of death due to an overdose of medication,” Newlin said. Full Story
Juvenile recaptured after escape from justice center
A 16-year-old juvenile male was recaptured Saturday afternoon about seven hours after scaling the razor wire and escaping from the Rockdale Regional Juvenile Justice Center.
Chief Deputy Chris White said DPS state Trooper Ernest Del- Bosque recaptured the youth after 6 p.m. off County Road 302. Full Story
Troopers probe two area wrecks
State Troopers in South Milam County were called to a pair of Rockdale-area crashes during the past week.
Trooper Donald Delukie re sponde d to a one - veh icle accident at 1:15 p.m. July 27 on County Road 342, southeast of Milano.
Driver was listed as Whitney Worrell, 18, of Rockdale. Delukie said the vehicle left the county road and struck a tree. Full Story
MILAM COUNTY JAIL LOG
Here is the jail log from July 26-Aug. 1 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.
• John Mark Robinson, 28, Cameron, probation violation, in custody on $5,000 bond. Full Story