Area officers aid in chase

Area law enforcement officers from several agencies assisted Rockdale police in a chase last Wednesday morning over rural South Milam County roads.

The Milam County Sheriff’s Department, Department of Public Safety Stare Troopers, Thorndale Police and constables participated in the auto chase that ended at the FM 1600-FM 487 intersection and triggered a brief foot chase in that area.

The Rockdale Volunteer Fire Department was also summoned to the scene after the vehicle began smoking.

Three of the four suspects were arrested and a fourth has been identified. See police report and photo on this page.

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

Oct. 2— 911 static, CR 305, Rockdale area; criminal trespass notice, CR 326; animal neglect, CR 244; lost/stolen property, CR 267, Cameron area; civil matter, CR 218, Cameron area; intoxicated driver, CR 326; Rockdale area; scam attempt, Cedar Grove, Minerva area; assist other agency, PR 5403, Buckholts area; burn ban violation, CR 234, Milano area.

Lt. J. D. Newlin checks out car containing computers after vehicle, foot chase last Wednesday. 
Reporter/Mike Brown Lt. J. D. Newlin checks out car containing computers after vehicle, foot chase last Wednesday. Reporter/Mike Brown Oct. 3—Theft, North FM 1915, Buckholts area; suspicious person, CR 322; animal nuisance, Alamo Road; suspicious person, Rockdale area; family disturbance, Maple Street, Burlington; suspicious person, Milano area; suspicious activity, CR 429; information, FM 1712.

Thursday—Phone harassment, Jesse Street, Rockdale area; abandoned vehicle, CR 238 Loop; request citation be served, CR 326, Rockdale area; suspicious person/vehicle, FM 487; suspicious person/vehicle, North FM 487; suspicious person, North FM 487, Rockdale area; 911 terminated call, Davilla area.

Friday—911 hang up, North FM 487, Rockdale area; 911 abandoned call, CR 203 Loop, Cameron area; debris in roadway, US 77 mail box vandalism, CR 250 Loop; disturbance, CR 423, Davilla area; information, CR 423, Davilla area; criminal mischief, FM 1915, Davilla area.

Saturday—Information, South FM 908; suspicious person, FM 487; shot animal, CR 259; Maysfield area; family disturbance, Champions Drive, Rockdale area; request to speak to deputy, CR 308, Rockdale area; trespassing, North FM 486, Cameron area; suspicious odor, near CR 111, Buckholts area; request to speak to sheriff, Belton Street, Rockdale; stolen vehicle, FM 487; animal nuisance, Avenue F, Milano; disturbance, FM 3242; suspicious male, FM 487; information only, CR 342, Milano area; 911 hang up; CR 421, Thorndale area; threat bodily harm, CR 314; assist other agency, Rockdale area.

Sunday—Assault, Rockdale area; abandoned vehicle, CR 325, Rockdale area; mailbox vandalism, CR 342, Milano area; animal nuisance, CR 357, Gause area; break in, CR 355 Loop; Gause area; civil matter, South US 77, Cameron area; information, Milam County.

Monday—Stray dog, Laughlin Road; request citation be served, Cameron area; request to speak to deputy, CR 342, Milano area; civil matter, FM 487, Sharp area; animal nuisance, CR 342 Milano area; information, US 79, Milano area; suspicious male, CR 305, Rockdale area.

There were also 10 loose livestock calls during the week.

CRIME STOPPERS—Tips on any crime listed above, or any other crime, may be phoned in to Milam County, toll-free, at 1-888- 697-TIPS (8477).

A reward of up to $1,000 may be paid for tips.

All calls to the CrimeStoppers system are anonymous.

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