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Police arrest two on separate drug charges in week

Two persons were arrested on separate drug charges in Rockdale during the past week.

Lt. J. D. Newlin said Leah Christine Eliff, 25, of Beaumont was charged with possession of a controlled substance (3 to 28 grams) and evading arrest or detention with vehicle after a brief vehicle chase Dec. 27 involving Ofc. Jonathan Luedeman.

“ The drug charged involved pills,” Newlin said.

Eliff remains in custody in the Milam County Jail in lieu of $23,000 bond.

Michael Damond Williams, 38, of Rockdale was arrested Dec. 28 on a local warrant for possession of a controlled substance (less than one gram).

He was released after posting $6,000 bond.

ARRESTS—Berthrum Donnell Everage, 35, of Rockdale was arrested Dec. 27 on a Milam County warrant for probation violation/ evading arrest or detention with previous conviction.

He remains in custody in lieu of $15,000 bond.

Dallas Brandon Eanes, 26, of Cameron, was arrested Friday on a non-payment of child support warrant for non-payment of child support. He was released the same day.

STOLEN CYCLE—Newlin said police are looking for a 2001 Harley- Dav idson motorcycle which was taken from a local residence between Dec. 27 and Sunday.

FORGERY—Police investigated a forgery report and charged 22-year-old Lizza Michelle Flores of Rockdale with forgery by passing.

She remains in custody in lieu of $3,000 bond.

OFFENSES—Police said a bb-gun, chain saw and tools were taken in a burglary of a Main Street residence during the past week.

No items were taken af ter access was gained to a Houston Street residence, according to police.

Police are also investigating an incident in which Christmas yard decorations were taken from a residence.

WARRANTS—Police served four warrants during the week, all issued through the Rockdale Police Department.

CITATIONS—Citations issued during the past week included 49 for speeding, 10 for no liability insurance, seven for expired MVI sticker, six for expired registration and two each for running a stop sign, animal at large and vaccination of dogs and cats required.

SERVICE CALLS—Calls for service during the past week included 167 total calls and 116 through the 911 system.

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 tips leading to arrest and conviction of persons responsible for crimes. All calls to CrimeStoppers are anonymous.


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