(ROCKDALE) Authorities in Rockdale, including firemen and police, were toned out Friday night at around 9 p.m. to Wal-Mart, for a missing child report. Police said officials were told that the child was a 2-year-old, and gave a full description, however, after investigating, Police determined the call to be a hoax. And now, that case remains under investigation.
20TH DISTRICT COURT
(CAMERON) A handful of 20th District Court cases this week resulted in probation sentences according to District Attorney Bill Torrey. In a press release Friday, ARMANDO RAYES REYNA, 28, of Holland, was placed on ten (10) years Deferred Adjudication Probation with standard conditions of probation and Reyna was ordered to pay a $2,500 fine and $5,409.25 in restitution after pleading guilty to a 2nd Degree Felony Aggravated Assault with Bodily Injury.
LEVI MAY, 38, of Cameron pled guilty to a lesser included Class A misdemeanor charge of criminal mischief and was sentenced to one (1) year in the Milam County Jail, probated for one year with standard probation conditions. May was also ordered to pay a $500 fine and $500 in restitution.
BILAL ABDUL-SHAKUR AKA JEFFREY BARNES, 41, of Temple, was placed on five (5) years Deferred Adjudication Probation with standard conditions of probation and was ordered to pay a $1,500 fine after pleading guilty to a 2nd Degree Felony Assault Causes Bodily Injury – Family Violence.
Special Prosecutor John Paschall handled 2 cases in the court: LENNY HONG TO, 52, of Montgomery, Texas, was placed on two (2) years Deferred Adjudication Probation with standard conditions of probation and the restitution to be determined after pleading guilty to a Lesser Included Class B Misdemeanor Accident Involving Damage to Vehicle.
CRYSTAL LYNN GROSKO, 29, of San Antonio was placed on one (1) year Deferred Adjudicated Probation with standard conditions of probation and was ordered to pay a $2,000 fine and $140 restitution payable to DPS after pleading guilty to a Lesser Included Class A Misdemeanor Attempted Possession of Controlled Substance.
FORMER TAYLOR COUNCILMAN LOSES APPEAL
(TAYLOR) A former Taylor Councilman has lost his appeal in a court challenge to the May election ballot.
Incumbent Chris Osborn was defeated in the May elections by newcomer Scott Green, 169-131. The 3rd Court of Appeals recently turned down Osborn`s request to declare Green ineligible for election. Osborn made the request because Green was not believed to be living in the district he was running for. Records indicate that Osborn made his appeal to late, and with voting underway, they could not remove Green`s name from the ballot.
CITY COUNCIL MEETS
(CAMERON) Cameron City Council will meet today to discuss tax abatement incentives and canvass the May election results.
During today`s regular meeting, the Council will canvass the May election results before administering the oaths of office to newly elected officials. The Council is also expected to decide on a Mayor Pro-Tem.
In other business, the City will hold 2 public hearings during their meeting to receive feedback on creating reinvestment zones for 2 new businesses, Bush`s Chicken and AIS. The proposed properties are 802 W. 4th and 1110 Industrial Blvd. Following the public hearings, the City will take action on possible tax abatements for those businesses.
The City will also hear a 2nd reading of a Juvenile Curfew ordinance. Today`s meeting begins at 5:30PM in Council Chambers at City Hall.
NEW BUCKHOLTS POLICE CHIEF
(BUCKHOLTS) After going more than a year without a Police Chief, the city of Buckholts announced Friday that there is a new leader for that department. Martin Jackson took over Friday.
He takes over after the former chief, James Blackmon was arrested for falsifying government documents.
Jackson was selected in mid-March, but wasn`t able to begin until Friday, due to other obligations. He has over 30 years of experience in law enforcement in the Texas Department of Public Safety and California Highway Patrol.
YOE ATHLETIC PHYSICALS THIS WEEK
(CAMERON) Yoe High School and Cameron Junior High will be doing Athletic Physicals for all student athletes today and Tuesday. CISD requires all student athletes to get new physicals each year in order to participate in all sports related activities. They will also be giving Bus Driver Physicals as well.
The Junior High will have their physicals during the school day today. The high school will follow with theirs on Tuesday. The cost for each physical will be $20, and checks can be made out to Dr. Jamee Garner.
CISD BAND ANNOUNCES SPRING CONCERT
(CAMERON) The award winning Cameron ISD Bands will present their annual Spring Concert this Thursday, at 7PM in the Cameron ISD Performing Arts Center. The Concert will feature the Cameron Junior High Bands and conclude with the C.H. Yoe High School Band. Admission is free and everyone is invited. The band boosters will also be selling DVD/CD`s of the last 4 years for $20 at the concert.
JURY DUTY MONDAY, CANCELLED
(CAMERON) All persons summed for jury service in Judge John Youngblood`s 20th District Court for today, May 20th at 1 p.m. need not report. That case has been resolved.
H.S. BASEBALL PLAYOFFS
(TEXAS) In the Class 2A baseball playoffs Friday, two central Texas teams took it on the chin, as Troy and Salado were each upended in the first games of their Region 3 quarter-final series. 2nd ranked Salado was beaten in game 1 at A&M Consolidated, 4-3 by Centerville. Salado bounced back, winning game two 4-0 and edging out Centerville in game three as well, winning 7-5 and advance to the class 2A Region 3 semi finals.
Troy was also beaten for the first time in this year`s post-season, as Teague jumped out to an early lead and then held off the Trojans for an 8-6 win in game 1. Texas Longhorn signee Jon Malmin, racked up 13 strikeouts in game 2 to lead the Trojans to a game 2 victory over Teague 12-6. Troy`s Dalton Lewis` Three run homerun keyed the Trojans game 3 victory, 11-4 to also advance to the Region 3 semifinals.
In Class 1A, Bartlett was beaten in game 1 in Brenham, 8-3 in their series with Flatonia. Then in game 2, Flatonia did something that is quite unheard of in post season play: racking up 23 runs in the first 2 innings. Holding on to that lead and winning 23-2 to advance on to the Class 1A Region IV semifinals.
(CAMERON) Cameron PD reported 1 EMS run and 1 arrest: Larry Jackson of Cameron for No DL
(ROCKDALE) Rockdale PD reported 4 EMS runs and 4 arrests: --42-year-old Houston man for DWI --31-year-old Rockdale woman for DWLI --39-year-old Pflugerville man for DWLI --37-year-old Florida man for No DL There was also a minor wreck at Pear and Belton at 2:45PM. Drivers: Yvette Tibbets of Milano and Agnes Jones of Rockdale. There were no injuries reported.
(MILAM CO) The Milam County Sheriff`s Department reported no arrests: --
There were no accidents in rural Milam County
There were 99 prisoners in the Milam County Jail this morning, with 3 housed for Cameron police, and 25 for Coryell County.
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