Couple charged in Cameron child abuse

A Cameron couple was charged with injury to a child Friday, following an investigation by police and Child Protective Services.

According to Cameron Police Chief Randy Dixon, Bobby McGowan, 49, and Brenda Louise Young, 48, were charged with injury to a child in connection with incidents involving a fiveyear old boy and four-year-old girl.

Both were released on Saturday. Bond was set at $25,000.

Police said allegation are that the children were beaten with a hose and leather belt.

As a result of the CPS investigation, the children were removed ed from the home and placed in the custody of Child Protective Services, police said.

CALLS—Sheriff David Greene listed other calls during the past week as follows:

Feb. 7—Unattended death, FM 2095; suspicious vehicle, south of CR 274; civil matter, FM 1915, north of Buckholts; complaint, CR 330; disturbance, FM 1786; disabled vehicle, US 79, Gause area.

Feb. 8—Theft, Milano area; scam attempt, CR 322, Milano area; suspicious person, West Avenue E, Milano; animal abuse/ cruelty, Crestview, Rockdale area; theft, Cedar Grove Road, Cameron area; civil matter, CR 327, Milano area; controlled burn, CR 314, Rockdale area.

Thursday—Medical assist, US 77, north of Rockdale; civil child custody, FM 487, south of Rockdale; 911 abandoned call, FM 1786, Rockdale area; unauthorized use of vehicle, FM 1712, Minerva area; suspicious persons, FM 1712, Minerva area.

Friday—Welfare check, CR 343, Gause area; assist other agency, CR 335, Rockdale area; debris in roadway, US 77, Cameron area; residential alarm, PR 4001; criminal mischief, CR 458A; information, Ben Arnold area; alarm detected, US 79; civil matter, Gause; traffic stop arrest, south of CR 230.

Saturday—911 hang up, Rockdale area; suspicious person, US 190, Buckholts area; theft, CR 330; scam attempt, CR 143; harassing phone calls, Kieheler Street, Ben Arnold; theft, CR 432; arrest made, US 77 South; welfare check, CR 434 Loop; request to speak to deputy, Little River; animal nuisance, CR 353.

Sunday—Panic alarm, CR 215, Cameron area; medical call, East FM 485; request to speak to deputy, CR 343; burning after dark, 8th Street, Rockdale.

Monday—Information, Thorndale; alarm detected, Gabriel Court, San Gabriel; threat, CR 335, Rockdale area; criminal trespass notice, CR 458, Thorndale area; information, CR 207, Cameron area; burglary, CR 328, Milano area.

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