Arson charge filed in connection with February 7th fire
A 19-year-old Rockdale man who sustained severe burns in connection with a Feb. 7 fire at a local business has now been arrested for arson in connection with the blaze.
Lt. J. D. Newlin said Darion Ramirez turned himself in Thursday in connection with the blaze in a cargo trailer at Top Hat Services, corner of Calhoun and West Cameron (US 79). Full Story
Burglaries, thefts investigated by sheriff’s department
Two burglaries and four thefts were among the offenses investigated during the past week by the Milam County Sheriff’s Department.
Deputies were called to probe burglaries Monday at a US 77 address in the Minerva area and April 3 on County Road 437 north of Thorndale. Full Story
MILAM COUNTY JAIL LOG
Here is the jail log from April 2-8 from the Milam County Sheriff’s Department.
Jail logs list all persons charged with offenses through the county jail docket. Charges may change during the process.
Persons are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law. Full Story
Fire calls during the past week for South Milam County volunteer fire departments were listed as follows:
• 6:36 p.m. April 2, power line problem, Oak Park Four, Rockdale VFD.
• 7:56 p.m. April 2, transformer on fire, one mile north of Rockdale on FM 908, Rockdale VFD.
• 9:41 p.m. April 2, fire alarm, 100 block of Scarbrough, Rockdale VFD. Full Story