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POLICE REPORT

One arrested, victim treated in Saturday stabbing incident

A 31-year-old Rockdale resident is in the Milam County Jail in lieu of $100,000 bond after a stabbing incident late Saturday night.

Lt. J. D. Newlin said Tiffany Mikeska was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon causing serious bodily injury after she was arrested by Ofc. Adam Assaker.

Newlin said male victim “lost a lot of blood” and was treated and released at Richards Memorial Hospital.

Newlin said the an attempted assault was made on a female during the same incident but the woman was not injured.

He said a knife and pliers were used in the incident.

ARREST—Randall Bowers, 30, of Temple was arrested Saturday and charged with possession of a controlled substance in a correctional facility.

Newlin said the arrest involved methamphetamine and synthetic marijuana being found while a subject was being booked on a traffic offense.

WARRANTS—Police served 10 warrants during the past week including one for desertion from the U.S. Army.

Police served Rockdale warrants for driving while license invalid, failure to appear and speeding, along with Milam County warrants for bond forfeiture/ criminal trespass, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and probation violation/burglary of a habitation.

Two Travis County warrants were served, one each for obstruction of a highway passageway and driving while intoxicated.

Police also served a Montgomery County warrant for assault causing bodily injury.

OFFENSES—Several criminal mischief incidents are under investigation.

Police said they involve damage to a window, a car and part of a home.

Also under investigation are two assaults, possession of drug paraphernalia, credit-debit card abuse and consumption of alcohol by a minor.

CITATIONS—Traffic tickets issued during the past week included 35 for speeding, 10 for expired MVI sticker, four for failure to maintain financial responsibility, two each for running a stop sign and expired driver’s license and one each for violation of child safety requirement, use of cellular device in school zone, passing in a no-passing zone and expired registration sticker.

Other citations included two for consumption of alcohol by a minor and one each for assault by threat, animal at large and violation of open container law.

SERVICE CALLS—Officers responded to 118 calls for service during the week and 101 calls were received through the 911 system.

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.

No one will ask your name and caller will be assigned a number. for future correspondence.


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