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SHERIFF’S REPORT

Theft, bond forfeiture arrests made

The Milam County Sheriff’s Department recorded arrests for theft and two bond forfeitures on out-of-county sex offenses during the past week.

Kris Lee Box, 50, of Rockdale was charged with theft of property ($20,000 to $100,000) and is being held in lieu of bond totaling $15,000.

Nemecio Martinez Avila, 73, of Rockdale was arrested on outof county bond forfeiture charges on original offenses of aggravated sexual assault of a child and indecency with a child.

CALLS—Sheriff David Greene listed other calls during the past seven days as follows:

Mar. 5—Assist other agency, South US 77, Rockdale area; medical call, West Avenue J, Milano; animal welfare, FM 1712, Rockdale area; alarm detected, North FM 486, Thorndale area; suspicious vehicle, CR 429, Rockdale area; fraud, CR 457, arrest made, near CR 260; welfare check, South 8th Street, Buckholts; welfare check, CR 355 Loop, Gause area; welfare check, East Hackberry, city not listed; child custody matter, Rockdale area.

Mar. 6—Loud music, CR 423, Davilla area; out-of-control juvenile, Gause area; suspicious vehicle/ person, CR 304; information, CR 415; civil matter, CR 342; suspicious vehicle, San Gabriel area; cruelty to animals, CR 350, child welfare check, CR 248; medical call, CR 446, Thorndale area; information, Whip-O-Will, Rockdale area; vandalism, CR 350A Gause area; welfare check, CR 350A, Gause area; suspicious vehicle, CR 300, Rockdale area; request to speak to deputy, Milano area.

Thursday—Abandoned vehicle, CR 374, Milano area; information, CR 374, Milano area; suspicious vehicle, FM 437, Davilla area; information, Milam County; criminal trespass notice, CR 333; 911 hang up, FM 1786, Rockdale area; welfare check, Ben Arnold area; information, South Bowie, city not listed; requesting to speak to deputy, Milam County; information, South 8th Street, Buckholts; medical call, FM 1444, Ben Arnold area; medical call, South TX 36, Milano area; suspicious activity, FM 485, Cameron area.

Friday—Lost wallet, Brushy Creek Bar, Thorndale; assist Cameron Police Department, East 3rd Street, Cameron; requesting to speak to deputy, South 8th Street, city not listed; information, TX 36; civil matter, Rockdale Police Department lobby, Rockdale; suspicious vehicle/person, US 79, Minerva area; request to speak to deputy, CR 255 Loop, Cameron area; civil matter, West US 79, Rockdale area; information on possible wanted person, Milam County; disturbance, CR 446; theft, CR 334, Rockdale area; information, unknown area; information, South 8th street, city not listed; request to speak to deputy, Thorndale area.

Saturday—Information, South 8th Street, city not listed; assist other agency, CR 448, Thorndale area; residential alarm, FR 486; information on possible wanted person, Briar Lane; civil matter/ property, Metcalf, Rockdale area; animal nuisance, CR 300; abandoned vehicle, North TX 36; animal nuisance, FM 112; other East Avenue G, city not listed; abandoned vehicle CR 314; civil matter, Orth Street, Burlington; civil matter, CR 104, Buckholts area; recovered property, Grimes County; medical call, South TX 36, Cameron/Milano area; theft, CR 342, Milano area.

Sunday—Suspicious vehicle, CR 218, Cameron area; suspicious vehicle, CR 358, Gause area; information, FM 1444, Burlington area; information, US 77; animal welfare, CR 326; arrest made, US 77, Cameron area; suspicious vehicle, CR 303A, Minerva area; other, US 77.

Monday—Sign down, FM 3061, Davilla area; welfare check, Milano area; credit card abuse, Buckholts area.

There were also 18 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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