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POLICE REPORT

Meth discovery leads to charges as police serve trespass warrant

Police served a criminal trespass warrant on a 29-year-old Rockdale man, a case that turned into a drug arrest.

Lt. J. D. Newlin said a bag of methamphetamine was found during the arrest of Darryl Lynn Hill, who was then charged with possession of a controlled substance in a drug-free zone by Officers Steven Cooper and Sterling Sheppard.

Hill remains in the county jail in lieu of $17,000 bond.

ARRESTS— Other arrests during the past week included:

• Daphanie Nicole Spiers, 21, Cameron, theft (less than $1,500) with two or more prior convictions, released after posting $8,000 bond.

• Leroy Rodriguez Sr., 38, Rockdale, failure to comply with requirements for sex offender’s duty to register, released after posting $6,000 bond.

• Qui l lan Marquis Davis, 19, Rockdale, deadly conduct, released after posting $3,000 bond.

Misdemeanor arrests for no driver’s license, driving while license invalid, public intoxication and criminal trespass were also recorded.

OFFENSES—Police investigated two cases of consumption of alcohol by minor.

Also under investigation are cases of vehicle burglary and possession of drug paraphernalia.

ACCIDENT—Police investigated one traffic accident during the past week.

Ofc. James Treadway said the accident occurred at 7:53 a.m. Jan. 30 at the elementary school and involved vehicles driven by Lacy Barcak and Veronica Vega.

WARRANTS—Police served three warrants during the past week, two for criminal trespass and one for theft by check $20 to $500).

CITATIONS—Traffic citations issued during the past week included 15 for speeding, two for failure to maintain financial responsibility and one each for failure to stop and give information, driving while license invalid, no valid MVI sticker, and operating a vehicle with expired license plate.

One citation was issued for violation of city ordinance.

SERVICE CALLS—Police responded to 186 total calls for service, and 102 through the 911 system, during the past 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. You will be given a number and no one will ask your name.


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