Cameron officer injured, arrest made


A Cameron policeman was injured and a 37-year-old Cameron man was arrested after an incident Friday.

Ofc. Luis Alejo was treated at Little River Hospital Cameron after an incident involving a man claiming to be a law enforcement officer.

Verdell Wells was charged with assault on a public servant, impersonating a public servant, attempting to take a weapon from an officer and resisting arrest. He remains in the county jail in lieu of $135,000 bond.

Cameron police and the Milam County Sheriff’s Department responded to the incident.

CALLS—Calls dispatched from the Milam County Sheriff’s Department during the past week were included:

Feb. 18—Suspicious person, Beverly Drive, Rockdale area; recover stolen property, CR 429, Thorndale area; criminal trespass notice, in the person; suspicious activity, CR 422; civil matter, CR 232 Loop; harassment, CR 335; request to speak to deputy, Milam County; medical call, CR 423, Davilla area; suspicious activity, CR 402, Davilla area; burglary, north FM 487, San Gabriel; arrest made, CR 335, Rockdale area.

Feb. 19—Request to speak to deputy, South FM 487, Rockdale area; request to speak to deputy, north FM 487; abandoned vehicle, East US 79, Rockdale area; motorist assist, CR 354, Gause area; property damage, north FM 487, Rockdale area; theft, CR 322, Rockdale area; missing person, CR 250, Cameron area; suspicious male, east US 79, Gause area; information, Rockdale area.

Thursday—Information, north FM 487, Davilla area; disabled vehicle, US 79, Milano area; phone scam, CR 235C; stolen gun, Milam County; request to speak to deputy, FM 2027; civil matter, Academy; alarm detected, Los Ranchitos, Minerva area; suspicious male, US 77, Rockdale area.

Friday—Animal welfare, CR 326, Milano area; criminal mischief, North Olive, Gause; animal welfare, CR 402, Davilla area; arrest made, FM 437; animal neglect, north FM 486; medical call, CR 306, Rockdale area; suspicious car, CR 407; medical call, CR 446, Thorndale area.

Saturday—Request to speak to deputy, CR 446; request to speak to deputy, CR 458A, Thorndale area; animal nuisance, CR 203 Loop, Cameron area; request to speak to deputy, Milam County; loud music, Rockdale West.

Sunday—Verbal argument, Olive Street, Gause; family matter, CR 342; medical call, south US 77, Minerva area; suspicious vehicle, CR 342.

Monday—Child welfare check, CR 322; information, CR 203 Loop, Cameron area; animal neglect, Cypress Trail Loop, Rockdale area; welfare concern, East Holdiness Lane, Milano; harassment CR 342, Milano; stolen cell phone, Rockdale area; suspicious male, north US 77, Rockdale area; suspicious person/ vehicle, north US 77; request to speak to deputy, CR 336, Milano area.

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