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Deputies check out three scam attempts during week

Three scam attempts were checked out during the past week by the Milam County Sheriff’s Department.

Scams were reported July 16 on County Road 348 Loop near Gause, Friday on West Cherry Street in Gause and Friday on County Road 139 near Cameron.

CALLS— Other calls dispatched from the Milam County Sheriff’s Department during the past week were listed as follows by Sheriff David Greene:

July 16—Request to speak to deputy, unknown area; request to speak to deputy, North US 77, Rockdale area; suspicious phone ca lls, CR 342, Milano area; juvenile case, North FM 487, Rockdale area; terroristic threat, Rockdale area; alarm detected, CR 350, Gause area; animal welfare, CR 140, Cameron area; medical call, FM 1444, Cameron area; road damage, FM 1786, Rockdale area; vehicle in ditch, near FM 1786, Rockdale area; scam attempt, CR 348 Loop, Gause area; request to speak to deputy, CR 434, Rockdale area; harassment, FM 1331; other, Professor Smith Drive, Gause.

July 17—Tree limbs, FM 2095; criminal mischief, CR 413; alarm detected, CR 350; civil matter, CR 322; missing animal, FM 2095; request to speak to deputy, unknown area; harassing phone calls, CR 342; trespassing, TX 36, Milano area; suspicious person/vehicle, North US 77; warrant service, Riley Street, Rockdale; disabled vehicle, near FM 1712, Minerva area.

Thursday—Person walking on shoulder of roadway, US 190, Pettibone; animal nuisance, CR 434; cattle theft, CR 133; request to speak to deput y, CR 342, Milano area; request to speak to deputy, CR 233; aggravated assault, CR 233, Rockdale area; request to speak to deputy, CR 407; burn ban violation, Oak Park 3, Rockdale area; welfare check, Scot t & White; shots heard, East US 190, Buckholts area; controlled burn, FM 1600, Cameron area.

Friday—Criminal mischief, CR 434 Loop, Rockdale area; scam attempt, West Cherry, Gause; lost ID, CR 104, Buckholts area; suspicious activ it y, FM 487, Davilla area; animal nuisance, Nor th A rendell, Gause area; scam attempt, CR 139, Cameron area; lost purse, West Batte, Cameron area; disturbance, Oak Park 4, Rockdale area; welfare check, East 18 1/2 Street, Cameron area; possible scam, FM 1444, Burlington area; information, Milam County; suspicious person, CR 442, Thorndale area.

Saturday—Assist other agency, Rockdale Police Department; suspicious vehicle, FM 487, Davilla area; animal welfare, FM 3061, San Gabriel area; information, CR 358, Gause area; information, US 77 north of Minerva; request to speak to deputy, CR 333, Gause area; loud music, West Main Street, Cameron area; arrest made, US 77, Minerva area.

Sunday— Informat ion, CR 353, Gause area; animal nuisance, CR 353, Gause area; disturbance, FM 487, Thorndale area; stranded motorist, FM 485, Branchville area.

Monday—Information, Cameron area; burn ban violation, FM 2095, Cameron area; information, Rockdale area; sexual assault, Cameron area; vandalism, East 14th St., Cameron area; vehicle blocking roadway, US 77, Cameron area; information, Rockdale area; vehicle in ditch, CR 242, Cameron area; warrant service, Rockdale area.

Therewerealso14loose livestock calls for the sheriff’s department 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 and no one will ask your name.


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The burn ban for Milam County has been lifted. Burning is always prohibited in the county's municipalities.


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