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SHERIFF’S REPORT

Burn ban reports still coming in to sheriff

The Milam County Sheriff’s Department continues to receive reports of burn ban violations, even with temperatures climbing into the 110-degree range.

Deputy Sheriff Paul Benton was dispatched to County Road 210 near Buckholts to investigate a suspected burn ban violation at 4:41 p.m. Monday, a day in which Rockdale’s high was 109 degrees.

CALLS—Milam County Sheriff David Greene said other calls during the past week for his department included:

Aug. 23—Vandalism, Alamo Road, Cameron area; shots heard, CR 319, Rockdale area; disturbance, North FM 487, Rockdale area; hay bale on road, FM 437, Davilla area; harassment, CR 335, Rockdale area; information, US 79, Milano; animal neglect, FM 1712, Minerva; wanted person, CR 364, Cameron area; missing juvenile, North FM 487, Buckholts area; criminal mischief, US 79, area not listed.

Aug. 24—Suspicious vehicle, Oak Lawn, Rockdale area; burglary, East FM 487, area not listed; civil matte, S. 8th Street, Milano; animal abuse/cruelty, CR 240A, Cameron area; animal attack, CR 305, Rockdale area; welfare concern, CR 340, Milano; welfare concern, Milano area; residential alarm, 3rd Street, Ben Arnold.

Thursday—Welfare concern, East Avenue C, Milano; medical call, CR 263, Branchville; child endangerment, CR 314, Rockdale area; criminal trespass notice, CR 314, Rockdale area; information, FM 2027, Cameron area; mail box vandalism, CR 328, Milano area; civil matter, CR 434 Loop, Thorndale area; information, CR 136A, Ben Arnold area; information, store in Davilla; stolen property, Oak Park One, Rockdale; suspicious person/vehicle, CR 407, Davilla area; arrest made, Belton Avenue & Rice Street, Rockdale; alarm detected, CR 347 Loop, Gause area; theft, Davila Country Store, Davilla.

Friday—Report information, US 79, Milano; phone harassment, Northwood Circle, Rockdale; theft, CR 145, Yarrelton area; burglary, East FM 485, area not listed; close patrol, CR 334, Rockdale area; telephone harassment, Davilla; stolen property, Oak Park, Rockdale area; suspicious vehicle, CR 104B, Buckholts area; information, Oak Park, Rockdale.

Saturday— Assault, North FM 908, Rockdale area; dogs barking, Sierra Drive, Rockdale; alarm detected, Champions Drive, Rockdale; break in, Holly Drive, Rockdale; civil mat- ter, West US 79, Rockdale area; request to speak to deputy, FM 1444, Cameron area; fire call, CR 215, Cameron; information only, The Ranch, Rockdale; welfare concern, South US 77, Rockdale area; request to speak to deputy, CR 314, Rockdale area; escort, Circle V, Buckholts; information, Cameron; violation of CTN, North 6th Street, Buckholts; alarm detected, North Elm Road, Burlington; suspicious vehicle, CR 353, Gause.

Sunday— Suspicious people, North Elm Road, Burlington; fire call, US 190, Milano; disturbance, East US 79, Milano; civil matter/standby, CR 353, Gause; disturbance, CR 448, Thorndale area; civil matter, Capital Lane, Davilla; request to speak to deputy, CR 342, Milano area; disturbance, Rockdale area.

Monday—Accident, FM 485, Branchville; vandalism, CR 353, Gause; animal neglect, FM 1712, Rockdale area; criminal mischief, CR 213, Cameron area; family matter, CR 326, Rockdale area; road hazard, East FM 485, area not listed; report information, FM 485, area not listed; theft of property, FM 437, Davilla area; attempt to locate, CR 270, Roans Prairie; assist other agency, CR 330, Milano area.


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The burn ban for Milam County has been lifted. Burning is always prohibited in the county's municipalities.


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