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SHERIFF’S REPORT

Scammers busy in Milam during past week

Two scam attempts and an identification theft were reported during the past week, according to the Milam County Sheriff’s Department.

Deputies were advised of a telephone scam at 7:30 p.m. Monday on County Road 329 in the Milano area.

An identification theft was reported in the Rockdale area at 1:41 p.m. Sunday.

Deputies also checked out a scam attempt at 4:01 p.m. Thursday on County Road 227 in the Cameron area.

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

April 30—Assist other agency, Rockdale Police Department; trespass, US 79, Milano area; information, TX 36 South, Milano area; request to speak to deputy, CR 131, Yarrelton area; welfare check, CR 263; information, US 79, Milano area; disturbance, North 4th Street, Cameron; traffic hazard, US 79; animal nuisance, North 6th Street, Buckholts; request for information, CR 418, Thorndale; animal nuisance, North 6th Street, Buckholts; request for information, Skyline Drive, Rockdale area.

May 1—Mailbox vandalism, Ben Mi lam Road, Cameron area; civil matter/standby, Orth Street; information, Maysfield area; medical call, East US 79; request to speak to deputy, Cameron area; information, Gause area; request to speak to deputy, Northwood Circle, Rockdale area; animal nuisance, East Avenue H, Buckholts; evading arrest, Murray Street, Rockdale.

Thursday—Animal nuisance, Alamo Road, Cameron area; family matter, FM 487; welfare check, Buckholts area; break in, CR 203 Loop, Cameron area; welfare check, Gause area.

Friday—Child custody, Cameron area; tree blocking roadway, CR 302, Rockdale area; medical call, CR 235C, Milano area; warrant service, CR 115, Rogers area; request to speak to deputy, FM 485 East, Cameron area; request to speak to deputy, US 77, Cameron area; illegal dumping, Cypress Trail Loop, Rockdale area; animal nuisance, CR 350, Gause area; animal nuisance, FM 485, Branchville area; suspicious activity, East US 79, Milano area; dirt bikes on roadway, Oak Park 1 and Oak Park 2, Rockdale area; warrant service, Cypress Trail Loop, Rockdale area; assist other agency, Rockdale area; harassment, FM 2116, Rockdale area.

Saturday—Criminal mischief, Sierra Drive, Rockdale area; motorist assist, South FM 1915, Buckholts area; information, Rockdale area; traffic stop, CR 358.

Sunday— Other, Rockdale Police Department; information, CR 353, Gause area; dead animal in roadway, near CR 314; suspicious person/vehicle, CR 242; road hazard, US 79 West, Rockdale area; possible animal cruelty, Minerva area; road hazard,

FM 908, Thorndale area; family matter, PR 5403, Davilla area; civil matter, Cameron area; animal nuisance, CR 350; other, Bushdale Road, Rockdale area; information, FM 908.

Monday—Unattended death, CR 442, Thorndale area; welfare check, East Main Street, Buckholts; information on wanted person, Murray Avenue, Rockdale; death notification, CR 310, Milano area; information, CR 330, Milano area; shots heard, CR 342, Milano area; theft, North FM 487, Rockdale area; welfare check, CR 374, Milano area.

There were also 11 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. You will be given a number and no one will ask your name.


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