Burn ban, fireworks calls for sheriff

Despite the hottest, driest summer on record, the Milam County Sheriff’s Department continues to get calls reporting burn ban violations.

Deputies checked out a burn ban call at 8:20 p.m. Saturday on FM 486.

Earlier in the day, at 1:20 p.m., deputies were called to a report of fireworks being used in the Buckholts area.

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

Sept. 20— Suspicious person, US 79, west of Milano; animal nuisance, CR 302, Rockdale area; thef t, CR 461, Thorndale area; animal neglect FM 486, south of Thorndale; property damage, TX 36, area not listed; welfare check, CR 258, Cameron area.

Sept. 21—Missing animal, FM 1444, Ben Arnold area; animal nuisance, CR 342, Milano area; welfare check, South 8th Street, Buckholts; criminal trespass notice, Alamo Road, area not listed; information, Gause somewhere; suspicious vehicle, TX 36, south of Milano; theft, pasture on FM 487; suspicious person, TX 36, north of Milano; other, US 79, area not listed; civil matter, area unknown; missing vehicle, CR 339; assault, FM 845, Cameron area; debris in roadway, CR 134, Burlington area; threat by phone, Cedar Grove, Minerva; intoxicated driver, FM 908, south of Rockdale; welfare check, CR 410A, Sharp.

Thursday— Disturbance, Capital Lane, Davilla; information, FM 2269, Cameron area; information, Harriston Avenue, Rockdale; threat, Gause; assault, M 845, Cameron area; welfare check, North Austin Avenue, city not listed; other, Griffin Chapel area; disturbance, FM 1712, Rockdale area; family matter, FM 487, Nolanville; disturbance, US 79, Rockdale area.

Friday— Animal nuisance, FM 908, north of Rockdale; child abuse, Ben Milam Elementary, Cameron; information, FM 1444, Ben Arnold area; suspicious activity, TX 36, south of Milano; criminal trespass notice, CR 326, Rockdale area; warrant service, Los Ranchitos, Minerva; scam attempt, TX 36, north of Cameron; loud music, Arnold Street, Ben Arnold; disturbance, outside of Minerva; animal nuisance, Oak Lawn, Rockdale area.

Saturday— Civil matter, US 77, south of Cameron; loud party, Oak Park, Rockdale area; unauthorized use of vehicle, TX 36, north of Cameron; animal nuisance, Northwood Circle, Rockdale area; theft of hay, CR 440, Thorndale area; minor in possession, Cameron area; fireworks, Buckholts area; suspicious person, FM 486, San Gabriel; threat of bodily harm, CR 458A, Thorndale area; requesting to speak to deputy, TX 36, south of Milano; suspicious vehicle, CR 145, Cameron; burn ban violation, FM 486, area not listed; abandoned vehicle, FM 1786, Rockdale area; trespassing, CR 357, Gause; suspicious vehicle, FM 845, Cameron area.

Sunday—Theft, CR 313, Rockdale area; vehicle blocking roadway, US 79, Rockdale; break in, CR 203 Loop, Cameron area; theft, CR 305, Rockdale area; burglary CR 232 Loop, Minerva area; welfare check, CR 311, Rockdale area.

Monday—Suspicious activity, Buckholts area; threat, CR 357, Gause area; powerline on roadway, FM 486, San Gabriel area; animal nuisance, CR 458A, Thorndale area; phone scam, FM 2095, area not listed; request to speak to deputy, Alliance, Rockdale area; assists other agency, CR 331B, Milano area; burglary alarm, Gabriel Crossing, San Gabriel area; threat, CR 458A, Thorndale area; theft of property, PR 4001, San Gabriel area; debris in roadway, CR 240, Cameron area.

Nineteen calls for livestock running loose were answered by the department.

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