Deputies probe scam attempts, illegal dumping, burn violation
Deputy Eddy Veracruz investigated an attempted phone scam at 10:49 a.m. Friday on CR 328 south of Milano.
Deputy Lee Dixon checked out a scam reported at 12:15 p.m. Oct. 26 on County Road 218 near Cameron.
The department also was called to a reported burn ban violation at 6:38 p.m. Sunday near FM 485 and an illegal trash dumping incident at 10:40 a.m. Friday on FM 908 south of Rockdale.
CALLS—Sheriff David Greene said calls during the past week for his department included:
Oct. 25—Civil matter, CR 238B, Cameron area; welfare check, CR 458A; harassment, CR 326, Rockdale area; road hazard, FM 1786, Rockdale area; family disturbance, CR 410A; abandoned vehicle, FM 485, west of Cameron.
Oct. 26— Suspicious noise, Davilla area; animal nuisance, Village Lane; 911 hang up, Sierra Drive, Rockdale area; abandoned vehicle, FM 487, north of Rockdale; information, Thorndale; horse welfare, FM 487, north of Rockdale; scam attempt, CR 218, Cameron area; animal nuisance, FM 979, Cameron area; suspicious activity, CR 443, Thorndale area; suspicious activity, TX 36, Milano area; threat, Oak Lawn, Rockdale; loud music, Arnold Street, Ben Arnold.
Thursday—Information, Sierra Drive, Rockdale area; request to speak to deputy, CR 336A, Milano area; animal nuisance, FM 908 North; civil matter, CR 402, Davilla area; information on wanted person, Milam County; four-wheelers, CR 319, Rockdale; assist other agency, US 190, Rogers area; welfare concern, US 79, west of Rockdale.
Friday—Welfare concern, West Avenue D, Milano; illegal dumping, TX 36, Buckholts; trash dumping, FM 908, south of Rockdale; phone scam, CR 328, Milano area; abandoned vehicle, CR 238 Loop, Cameron area; animal nuisance, Elm Creek Road, Rockdale area; information, CR 375; medical emergency, FM 979; runaway juveniles, CR 203 Loop, Cameron area; harassment by phone, area unknown; wanted person, Hanover area.
Saturday— Loud noise, FM 1444, Ben Arnold area; information juveniles, CR 203 Loop, Cameron area; animal neglect, CR 455, Thorndale area; suspicious activity, Bush Road, Rockdale area; 911 hang up, North 6th Street, Buckholts; family matter, US 79, Gause area.
Sunday—Welfare concern, Oak Park, Rockdale area; road hazard, FM 486, Pettibone area; deer, Alcoa property on FM 1786, Rockdale area; civil matter, FM 1441, Burlington area; animal nuisance, CR 329; theft, CR 112, Buckholts area; possible animal neglect, FM 1712, Rockdale area; suspicious person, FM 437; debris in roadway, FM 485 East; burn ban violation, FM 485; loud music, Cameron area; assault by contact, CR 203.
Monday—Assist Cameron Police Department, West 7th Street, Cameron; request notice served, CR 112; abandoned vehicle, CR 104; residential alarm, CR 328, Milano area; request to speak to deputy, CR 208; information, CR 456, Thorndale area; civil matter, Rockdale Police Department; information, CR 104; assist Cameron Police Department, South Jefferson Street, Cameron; animal nuisance, TX 36, Cameron area; arrest made TX 36, Cameron area; vehicle off shoulder, FM 486, Thorndale area; loud music, North 5th Street, Milano.
Thirty-eight calls for livestock running loose were answered by the department, averaging more than five calls a day.