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Warrant results in drug arrest

The Rockdale Police Department headed for a local house to serve a Milam County drug warrant Sunday and ended up filing additional drug charges against a 63-year-old Rockdale man.

Lewis Allen Thompson was charged with possession of a controlled substance (less than one gram), possession of marijuana (less than two ounces) and motion to revoke probation, on original charge of possession of a controlled substance (1 to 4 grams,).

He remains in custody on bond totaling $16,500.

Lt. J. D. Newlin said methamphetamines and marijuana were discovered during the course of the arrest.

ARREST—Alfred Ray Blevins, 55, of Rockdale, was arrested June 5 on a Milam County warrant for theft ($1,500 to $20,000) and probation violation.

He was also charged with parole violation and remains in custody in the Milam County Jail.

OFFENSES—Police are investigating a burglary at a Milam Avenue location in which a Playstation and a set of knives were taken.

Two thefts were reported during the week.

Newlin said a cordless drill was taken from a garage and a tire and wheel was taken after a car was jacked up by the thief.

Police also made five misdemeanor arrests for driving while license invalid, two for no driver’s license and one for expired driver’s license.

HIT-AND-RUN—Police said a hit-and-run incident was reported at 11:41 p.m. Friday by a subject at the emergency room of Richards Memorial Hospital.

Police said a parked vehicle occupied by Jessica Kearns of Overton received moderate damage when it was struck by a vehicle which left the scene.

CITATIONS—Police said traffic citations issued during the week included 37 for speeding, nine for no valid MVI sticker, eight for failure to maintain financial responsibility, seven for operating a vehicle w ith expired license plates, five for driving while license invalid, two for no driver’s license and one each for disregarding traffic control device, expired driver’s license, failure to report change of address or name, no seat belt and running a stop sign.

SERV ICE CA LLS—Police responded to 148 total calls for service during the week, along with 84 through the 911 system.


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