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Today`s Local News2015-07-29
Wednesday, July 29, 2015      
 



DISTRICT COURT

(CAMERON) A Cameron man had probation revoked among 17 cases disposed of this past week in Judge John Youngblood`s 20th District Court. 

According to District Attorney Bill Torrey, 34-year-old Travis Carter Stanford pled true to a motion to revoke probation for the original 3rd degree felony, Theft of Livestock Under $100,000 and was sentenced to 3 years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Torrey said Stanford was also handed 3 years in TDCJ after pleading guilty to a 3rd degree felony, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Felon. 

Among other cases this past week: 

DUSTIN SCOTT BARKER, 22, of Buckholts, was placed on five (5) years Deferred Adjudication Probation with standard conditions of probation including the successful completion of the Batterer’s Intervention Program and was ordered to a $3,000 fine and restitution to the victim after pleading guilty to a 2nd Degree Felony Burglary of Habitation

CHRISTOPHER DAVID DELEON, 32, of San Antonio, was placed on two (2) years Deferred Adjudication Probation with standard conditions of probation and was ordered to pay a $1,500 fine and $180 restitution to DPS after pleading guilty to a Class A Misdemeanor Attempted Possession of Controlled Substance Less than One Gram

KYLE DANIEL PELKA, 19, of Rockdale, was placed on two (2) years Deferred Adjudication Probation with Standard Conditions of Probation, including the successful completion of anger management and was ordered to pay a $1,500 fine and restitution to the victim after pleading guilty to a State Jail Felony CRIMINAL MISCHIEF $1,500 TO $20,000

BENJAMIN HERNANDEZ, 53, of Waco, was sentenced to two (2) years confinement in the State Jail Division of TDCJ, probated for three (3) years with standard conditions of probation including the successful completion of Theft Aversion Class and was ordered to pay a $2,500 fine and restitution of $2,844.03 to the victim after pleading guilty to a State Jail Felony Theft

NIGEL CRAWFORD, 40, of Rockdale, was placed on five (5) years Deferred Adjudication Probation with standard conditions of probation including substance abuse evaluation and all recommended treatment and was ordered to pay a $3,000 fine and restitution of $180 to DPS after pleading guilty to a 2nd Degree Felony Possession of Controlled Substance 1-4 Grams with Intent to Deliver

BOBBIE JO OLEXEY, 31, of Snook, was placed on eighteen (18) months Deferred Adjudication Probation with standard conditions of probation and ordered to pay a $1,500 fine after pleading guilty to a Lesser Included Class B Misdemeanor Criminal Trespass

KRIS LEE BOX, 52, of Rockdale, was placed on five (5) years Deferred Adjudication Probation with standard conditions of probation and was ordered to pay a $3,500 fine after pleading guilty to a 3rd Degree Felony Theft – Enhanced

ELMER ARCHIE MCIRVIN, JR., 45, of Rockdale, was sentenced to five (5) years in TDCJ, probated for five (5) years with standard conditions of probation and was ordered to pay a $2,500 fine after pleading guilty to a 3rd Degree Felony Sex Offender Duty to Register

DEANDRA ISAIAH SHAVON JONES, 19, of Killen, was placed on three (3) years Deferred Adjudication Probation with standard conditions of probation and was ordered to pay a 41,000 fine and restitution of $180 to DPS and also agreed to forfeit the 2011 Chevy Camaro used in the commission of the crime after pleading guilty to a 3rd Degree Felony Possession of Controlled Substance 1-4 Grams

ASHLY ANN REYES, 24, of Rockdale, was placed on two (2) years Deferred Adjudication Probation with standard conditions of probation and was ordered to pay a $1,500 fine and $180 restitution to DPS after pleading guilty to a Lesser Included Class A Misdemeanor Attempted Possession of Controlled Substance Less than One Gram

CHRISTOPHER ADAM SALAZAR, 26, of Rockdale, was placed on two (2) years Deferred Adjudication Probation with standard conditions of probation and was ordered to pay a $2,500 fine after pleading guilty to a 3rd Degree Felony Evading Arrest with Motor Vehicle

SONDRA KAY MARTIN, 49, of Rockdale, was sentenced to twenty-four (24) months confinement in the State Jail Division of TDCJ, probated for three (3) years with standard conditions of probation and was ordered to pay a $250.00 fine and restitution of $266.29 to the victim after pleading guilty to a State Jail Felony Theft under $1,500 with Priors

TOBY LEE EVANS, 38, of Milano, was sentenced to five (5) years confinement in TDCJ probated for five (5) years with standard conditions of drug abuse probation including the successful completion of SAFP and was ordered to pay a $2,500 fine and restitution to the victim after pleading guilty to a 2nd Degree Felony Theft – Enhanced

KEVIN LEO RUBIO, 27, of Rockdale, was placed on two (2) years Deferred Adjudication Probation with standard conditions of probation and was ordered to pay a $750.00 fine and restitution of $180.00 to DPS after pleading guilty to a State Jail Felony Possession of Controlled Substance Less than One Gram

CAROL SUE WOMACK, 48, of Rockdale, was sentenced to two (2) years confinement in TDCJ, probated for four (4) years with standard conditions of substance abuse probation and was ordered to pay a $2,500 fine and restitution of $180 to DPS after pleading guilty to a State Jail Felony Possession of Controlled Substance Less than One Gram

CASSANDRA L. DUFFIE, 29, Cameron, was sentenced to ten (10) years confinement in TCDJ, probated for ten (10) years with standard conditions of probation and ordered to pay a $2,500 fine and restitution to the victims after pleading guilty to a 3rd Degree Felony Intoxication Assault


FUEL TANKER OVERTURNS, SPILLS JET FUEL

(TEMPLE) A major intersection in Bell County is back open after a fuel tanker overturned and spilled jet fuel Tuesday. 

Temple Fire & Rescue and Bell County Sheriff`s Department were called about 12:30PM Tuesday to the intersection of Old TX95 and FM93 after a tanker truck overturned and began leaking several gallons of jet fuel all over the highway. Because of the nature of the spill, multiple other area fire departments and a HAZMAT team were also called in. Deputies said the intersection had to be closed in all directions while crews worked to clean up the spill. The driver of the rig was taken to the hospital and treated for minor injuries. The cause of the wreck is unknown. The intersection was re-opened to traffic about 8PM. 


TX SENATE COMMITTEE TO HOLD PLANNED PARENTHOOD HEARING 

(TX) A Texas Senate committee is going to be holding a hearing today on Planned Parenthood.  The Senate Health and Human Services Committee will meet at 9 a.m where they`ll discuss Planned Parenthood affiliate business practices and regulatory structures.  They`re also going to see if any state or federal laws are being broken over the donation and/or sale of fetal tissue.  The pro-life group Center for Medical Progress has been releasing undercover videos purporting to show top-ranking Planned Parenthood officials discussing what they do with the tissue.  Planned Parenthood says the videos are manipulated. 


1 WILL CO SO EMPLOYEE NOW SUSPECTED IN SEX ASSAULT CASE

(TX) Only one Williamson County Sheriff`s employee is suspected in a sex assault case.  A Sheriff`s spokesperson declined to identify the worker in the accusations which surfaced over the weekend.  Three other employees are considered witnesses.  All four are on paid leave. 


BUCKHOLTS ISD ATHLETICS

(BUCKHOLTS) All parents who have children interested in participating in a Buckholts ISD sports program this year are asked to attend a parent meeting today at 6PM in the gym.


OJ THOMAS COMMUNITY RESOURCE CENTER GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY

(CAMERON) OJ Thomas Alumni Community Resource Center will host their Golden Anniversary August 6th-8th. 

The event kicks off with a banquet at 7PM, August 6th at the Williams Event Center. Tickets are $25 each. OJ Thomas Fun Day will be from 10AM-3PM August 7th at the OJ Thomas campus. There will be food, fun, and games. That night at 7PM is the Legacy/Memorial program at Progressive Baptist Church. A parade will start the August 8th activities at 11AM, with a luncheon to follow at Noon at the OJ Thomas cafeteria. After lunch will be the annual business meeting. That night, starting at 9PM is the 50th Anniversary Dance in the OJ Thomas Band Hall. 


MCT PRODUCTION CONTINUES

(CAMERON)  Milam Community Theater continues their summer production of M*A*S*H this weekend.  

Performances are Saturday at 7PM and Sunday at 2PM. Prior to their Saturday performance, MCT will conduct a short dedication ceremony prior to honor Milam County veterans and active duty personnel. The American Legion and VFW posts will be presented with two American flags which recently flew over the National Capitol.

Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for students, and will be available at the door.


BROWN SANTA TOURNEY SCHEDULED

(CAMERON) Milam County Sheriff David Greene and the Department`s Brown Santa Program will be hosting the 5th annual Brown Santa Golf Tournament on Saturday.  The program was established in 2010, to accept donations and other charitable items to provide Christmas gifts to low income families throughout Milam County.

Lt. John Mendoza said the tournament will be held at the Cameron Country Club. Mendoza said the tournament is also accepting Hole Sponsorships at $100 per hole. Cost to play is $50 (but $80 will get you 5 $10 raffle tickets and 2 mulligans). Tee times will be at 8AM and 1PM. Food, drinks, and prizes will be provided. All proceeds and 100% of the donations will go to the Milam County Brown Santa Program. For info, call 254-627-1270 or jmendoza@milamcounty.net. 


YOE SPORTS CAMPS CONTINUE

(CAMERON) The 7th annual Yoeman Football Camp runs through Thursday at Yoe Field. Grades 3rd through 6th will meet from 8-10am and 7th-9th graders will meet from 10:30am-12:30pm. Campers will need to provide their own towel, wear shorts, a t-shirt, and cleats, and must leave all jewelry at home. 


MULTIPLE AREA SELECTIONS FOR ALL-STATE BASEBALL

(AUSTIN) A quartet of area baseball players earned honors from the Texas Sports Writers Association All-State selections. 

For Class 3A, Academy pitcher Reagan Pitts earned 1st team status. Also from Academy, 2nd baseman Chase Boatler was named to the 3rd team. Rogers pitcher Preston Moore and Rockdale 3rd baseman Derek Whitsel were both Honorable Mention selections. 


POLICE REPORT

(CAMERON) Cameron Police reported 1 EMS runs and 2 fire calls:
--Cameron FD sent to CR269 for structure fire.
--Cameron and Buckholts FD toned to CR224 and Starlight for hay field fire. 

(ROCKDALE) Rockdale PD reported 3 EMS runs and 1 fire call: 9:23PM, Rockdale FD sent to Hunters Chase Apts. for smell of burning. 
There were also 6 arrests:
--Fernando Jose DeLarosa, 34 of Rockdale, for Assault Causing Bodily Injury Family Violence
--Cody Lee Hilbers, 34 of Rockdale, for Motion to Proceed
--David Anthony Lockett, 35 of Rockdale, for Public Lewdness
--Billy Don Norman, 51 of Rockdale for FTA
--George Grayson, Sr., 64 of Rockdale on local traffic warrants and DWLI
--Gena Marie Cavazos, 44 of Rockdale on 2 traffic warrants

(CAMERON) The Milam County Sheriff`s Office reported 11 new bookings:
--Steven Dwayne Caruther, 26 of Belton, for Forgery to Defraud the Elderly
--Jalen JuJuan White, 20 of Cameron, housed for Safe-P
--Fernando Jose DeLarosa, 34 of Rockdale, for Assault Causing Bodily Injury Family Violence
--Cody Lee Hilbers, 34 of Rockdale, for Motion to Proceed
--David Anthony Lockett, 35 of Rockdale, for Public Lewdness
--Phillip Joe Lopez, 48 of Cameron, for PI
--5 from Lampasas Co

There were 2 accidents reported in rural Milam County:
--6:37AM, 1-vehicle rollover on US79 across from the rest area. 
--9:33PM, wreck on CR215.

There are currently 109 inmates in the county jail, including 13 housed for Coryell County, 18 housed for Lampasas County, and 1 housed for Cameron PD.


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