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Crystal meth, gun results in arrest during traffic stop

A routine traffic stop Friday resulted in a drug and weapons charge being f iled against a 33-year-old La Grange woman.

Lt. J. D. Newlin said Deanna Capri Langhamer was charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of an unlawful weapon.

She remains in the Milam County Jail in lieu of $9,000 bond.

Newlin said the controlled substance discovered by arresting Ofc. Adam Assaker was crystal meth.

“ He also found a pistol,” Newlin said.

TRESPASS—Police made a criminal trespass arrest Saturday af ternoon during the softball playoff game at the Lady Tiger diamond.

“We were notified by school personnel that an individual who was under a warrant not to trespass on any Rockdale ISD property was watching the game from the press box area of the football field, which is adjacent to the baseball stadium,” Newlin said.

“ That’s school property and that made the offense a criminal trespass,” Newlin said.

OFFENSES— Pol ice said $200 in change was reported missing from a house af ter someone broke in through a window.

Also under investigation is an incident in which the window of a house was damaged.

Police also were investigating a theft and non-vaccination of dogs or cats.

Police made misdemeanor arrests for public intoxication, driving without a license and driving while license invalid.

WARRANTS—Police served five warrants for Bastrop County during the past week, two for failure to maintain financial responsibility and one each for driving while license invalid with previous conviction, driving while license invalid and possession of alcohol in vehicle.

ACCIDENT— Pol ic e sa id no injuries were reported in a two-vehicle collision at Cameron and Main (US 79 and FM 908) at 11:16 a.m. Monday.

Drivers were listed as Inoconte Hernandez, 57, of Rockdale, in a 1998 Chevrolet and Maximinio Perez, 64, of Rockdale in a 2002 Ford truck.

Both vehicles involved sustained minor damages, according to police.

CITATIONS—Traffic citations issued during the past week included 26 for speeding, 21 for no valid MVI sticker, six for failure to maintain financial responsibility, five for driving while license invalid and operating a vehicle with expired license plates and one each for no driver’s license, no seat belt, running a stop sign, unrestrained child under age 8 and use of a wireless device in a school zone.

One citation was issued for no rabies vaccination.

SERVICE CALLS—Officers responded to 146 total calls for service during the past week along with 121 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.

You will be given a number for any future correspondence about your tip.


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