Sunday, March 29, 2015
HOME OF CENTRAL TEXAS JUDGE RAIDED
(GEORGETOWN) Federal officers have raided the home of a veteran Central Texas
judge in a firearms investigation, but no charges have been filed. Agents from
the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives executed a warrant at
the home of Williamson County Court-at-Law Judge Tim Wright on Friday night.
A spokesperson for the ATF said Saturday no one has been charged, and declined
comment on what was seized. The spokesperson did say the search is connected
to possible federal firearms violations. Agents were seen leaving the
Georgetown home with black carrying cases.
Wright, who was elected in 2002 and took office the following year, did not
immediately return a message for comment Saturday.
HEART TRANSPLANT RECIPIENT GETS TO GO HOME, CELEBRATE 5TH BIRTHDAY
(BELTON) A happy homecoming was celebrated Saturday evening for a little boy
from Belton who is also a heart transplant survivor.
Jesus Olivarez, 5, finally got to celebrate his birthday during his welcome home
party following a recent health scare. Jesus was born with a hole in his heart
and backwards arteries, and received a heart transplant in October of 2014.
However, his body started to reject the new heart, and he was rushed to a Texas
Children`s Hospital in Houston the night before his fifth birthday on March 1st.
On Saturday, he and his family finally got to celebrate with a Frozen-themed
party. People wore green in honor of his transplant ribbon.
COPPERAS COVE IMPLEMENTS WATER RESTRICTIONS
(COPPERAS COVE) Residents in Copperas Cove have to limit their water usage.
The city is amending its water conservation and drought contingency plan. It is
now under a mandatory water conservation stage one plan. Currently, the
Belton Lake water levels are at historical low. According to city officials, the
change comes after the Brazos River Authority set the first stage trigger.
Residents will be designated outside watering days depending on the last digit of
street address. The city will reduce or discontinue flushing water mains and
landscape areas. The use of reclaimed water for non-potable purposes will still
be used. Those who fail to comply with the new requirements could pay from
$100 to $1,000 upon facing a misdemeanor charge.
(CAMERON) Anyone summoned for jury service in Judge Dave Barkemeyer`s County
Court for 10AM Monday, you need not appear, that matter has been resolved.
CAMERON ISD BOARD OF TRUSTEES SPECIAL MEETING
(CAMERON) A special meeting of the board of trustees of Cameron ISD will be
held Monday, March 30, beginning at 6pm in the board conference room. The
primary purpose of the special meeting is the review of applicants for the
position of superintendent.
(CAMERON) Cameron Police reported 1 EMS run and no other activity.
(ROCKDALE) Rockdale PD reported 3 EMS runs, 1 fire, and 4 arrests:
--Miguel Luna, 17 of Rockdale, No Driver`s License
--Henry Amador Zamora, 60 of Rockdale, Assault by Contact/Threat
--Stacy Humphry, 26 of Austin, DWLI
--34 year-old female of Rockdale, Possession of Marijuana, Failure to Identify,
Fugitive from Justice, Violation of Probation
--11:40AM Grassfire at highway 77 south and CR 908
(CAMERON) The Milam County Sheriff`s Office reported 2 arrests:
--Brandon Scott Huff, 30 of Rockdale, DWI
--Andrew Thomas Jackson, 51 of ROckdale, DWI
There are currently 133 prisoners in the Milam County Jail, including 24 housed
for Coryell County and 19 housed for Lampasas County.