Traffic stop ends with suspected meth recovery

A traffic stop Thursday by Ofc. Steven Cooper ended with the arrest of a 24-year-old Milano man and the recovery of what officers believe was a gram of methamphetamine.

Ronald Glenn Karl was charged with possession of a controlled substance.

He was released after posting $15,000 bond.

ARRESTS—Jeremy Deshaun Mayes, 22, of Liberty was arrested Sunday by Sgt. Stephen Goodrich in connection with a motorcycle reported stolen in Baytown.

He was charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and remains in the county jail in lieu of $6,000 bond.

Lt. J. D. Newlin said property taken in several west Rockdale vehicle break-ins was recovered during an investigation which resulted in the arrest of Thomas Ray Hobbs, 41, of Rockdale.

Bond was set at $3,000.

INVESTIGATIONS—Newlin said an aggravated assault arrest warrant has been issued in connection with an incident in which a victim was hit in the face with a wooden chair.

Police are investigating a rock throwing incident at AAA Medical.

Newlin said a saddle was taken from a Pear Street residence during the past week.

Police are also investigating the theft of $40 from a residence.

ACCIDENT—Vehicles operated by Carol Worley and David Baxter, both of Rockdale, were in collision at 12:01 p.m. Aug. 23 at the corner of White and Walnut. Police said there were no injuries.

WARRANTS—Police issued seven Rockdale Police Department warrants during the past week, three traffic warrants and one each for disorderly conduct/ fighting, possession of alcoholic beverage in a motor vehicle. Illegal use of wireless device and theft.

CITATIONS—Police said citations issued during the past week included 37 for speeding, six each for expired registration and no liability insurance, three for expired MVI sticker, two each for driving while license invalid and using a cellular device in a school zone and one each for no seat belt, following too closely and failure to display driver’s license.

One citation for curfew violation was issued.

SERV ICE CA LLS—Police responded to 163 calls for service during the past week along with 110 calls through the 911 system.

Police received several reports of power lines down, or sparking when a storm brought high winds to the Rockdale area last Wednesday evening.

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 are anonymous.

No one will ask your name.

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