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Woman sought in chase arrested

An 18-year-old Conroe woman sought by Rockdale police since a chase last month through the business and residential district, has been arrested in suburban Houston.

Morgan Ashley Jackson was arrested by the Montgomer y County Sheriff ’s Department and returned to Milam County to face charges of theft of property (more than $1,500), two or more convictions and evading arrest or detention.

She remains in custody on $1,500 bond.

Police were seeking her, and a male juvenile companion, after an incident in which Brookshire Bros, manager Jerry Pulley chased a couple caught shoplifting in the super market.

Police joined in the chase down several city streets.

During the incident they were advised the same suspects had left The Hair Company, in the strip center adjacent to Brookshire’s without paying for haircuts.

ARRESTS— O t her felony arrests during the past week included:

• Lisa Marie Davenport, 30, Rockdale, Harris County theft of firearm warrant, theft of property ($50 to $500), released after posting $4,000 bond.

• Larry Wayne Whited, 48, Rockdale, arrested on a parole violation warrant (original charge, robbery with deadly weapon) and failure to identify as fugitive/ intent to give false information, bond denied on parole warrant.

• Larry Sundance Young, 39, Rockdale, parole violation, (original charge, DWI), in custody.

OFFENSES—Police investigated two reports of burglary during the week, one each to Riley Street and the Budget Inn.

Four assaults were investigated by police during the seven-day reporting period.

Police responded to a report of a stolen bicycle and a shoplifting incident at Walmart.

CITATIONS—Police issued 16 traffic tickets during the past seven days, along with four for driving while license invalid, three each for failure to maintain financial responsibility and running a stop sign, two for no MVI sticker and one each for disregarding a stop sign, failure to report change of address or name and operating a vehicle with expired license plate.

CALLS—Police answered 162 calls for service during the past week, including 99 received through the 911 system.


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