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Drug sweep suspect now facing weapon charges

POLICE REPORT

A 28-year-old Rockdale resident who was one of several persons arrested in a Feb. 7 drug sweep was re-arrested five days later.

Lt. J. D. Newlin said Sedderick Alcorn was arrested after police obtained photos of the suspect with a prohibited weapon.

Alcorn was charged with a number of offenses, including unlawful possession of firearm by felo, two and bond surrenders on charges from the drug sweep. He remains in the county jail in lieu of bond totaling $70,500.

BURGLARY—Newlin said two persons were arrested in connection with a recent break-in at a Grace Street home in which a television and laptop computer were taken.

Holly Nicole Supak, 28, of Rockdale was charged with burglary of a habitation. She was released after posting $40,000 bond.

Newlin said Meredith Elizabeth Arnold of Temple was arrested in Burleson County in connection with the offense and was transferred to Fayette County on an outstanding warrant.

ARREST—In the week’s only other felony arrest, Michael Cunningham, 46, of Lexington, was charged with violation of probation on an original charge of possession of a controlled substance (less than one gram).

ACCIDENTS—Drivers in a two-vehicle crash at 5:42 p.m. Friday on US 79 in front of Stevens Furniture were listed as Michael Tindle and Jamie Henderson, both of Rockdale.

Police said there were minor damages in three other accidents as follows:

• 1:51 p.m. Feb. 11, Walmart parking lot, drivers, Edith Dianne Whiteley of Milano and Karen Kunkel of Cameron.

• 4:55 p.m. Friday, Walmart parking lot, vehicle driven by Sylvia Vargas of Cameron and a vehicle which left the scene.

• 12:52 p.m. Monday, Bushdale Road, drivers listed as Patrick Morris, of Rockdale and Charles Steele, Bryan.


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