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Indecency warrant nets arrest on drug, tampering charges

A n indecency w ith a child warrant from the Temple Police Department led police to arrest a 25-year-old Rockdale man on a variety of charges early Saturday.

Lt. J. D. Newlin said the warrant involved Bradley Harold Everage, who was located and picked up by Ofc. Brandon Tess.

“Ofc. Tess detected the odor of marijuana and brought the subject in the patrol car to jail to be magistrated,” Newlin said.

“Upon returning to the patrol car, cocaine and marijuana were discovered in the back seat,” Newlin said.

In addition to the original indecency with a child charge, Everage was also charged with possession of marijuana (under two ounces), tampering/fabricating physical evidence with intent to impair and possession of a controlled substance (1 to 4 grams).

He remains in custody on bond totaling $107,000.

OFFENSES—Police detained a 16-year- old female termed “out of control” at Rockdale High School after being called by school authorities Monday morning.

A vehicle burglary reported during the week involved a purse taken from a car, according to police.

Police were also called to reports of public intoxication and violation of the city’s solicitation ordinance.

CRASHES—No injuries were reported in two traffic accidents investigated by police during the past week.

Vehicles operated by Latrina David, 21, and Willie Baggerly, 70, of Rockdale, were in collision at 8:17 p.m. Monday in the parking lot of USA Foodmart.

Damages were termed “very minor” by police.

Police are looking for a black 4- door dually pickup, pulling a gooseneck trailer with two welding machines, which was reported to have struck a utility pole at the San Gabriel-Ferguson intersection and left the scene.

Police said the incident was reported at 7:49 a.m. Feb. 8.

CITATIONS—Traffic citations issued during the week included 32 for speeding, 30 for expired MVI sticker, five for expired registration, three for no liability insurance, two for expired driver’s license and one each for running a stop sign, parking in a no parking zone, driving on the wrong side of the road, violation of child safety requirements and running a red light.

CA LLS FOR SERV ICE— Police responded to 109 calls for service during the past week and received 90 calls through the 911 system.


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