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(CAMERON)–THE MILAM COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTY

WHO WAS INVOLVED IN A FATAL CRASH IN CAMERON HAS

BEEN INDICTED. DEPUTY MICHAEL HEATH WAS INDICTED

ON CHARGES OF CRIMINALLY NEGLIGENT HOMICIDE IN

CONNECTION WITH THE FATAL CRASH. THE SHERIFF’S

S-U-V DRIVEN BY HEATH WAS INVOLVED IN A CRASH WITH

70 YEAR OLD EARNEST TAYLOR AND WIFE SHIRLEY.

TAYLOR DIED AT THE SCENE. WIFE SHIRLEY TAYLOR WAS

TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL.

(CAMERON)–THE FORMER MILAM COUNTY CHIEF

DEPUTY TAX ASSESSOR-COLLECTOR IS FACING NEW

CRIMINAL CHARGES. LYDIA CERVANTES WAS INDICTED

ON CHARGES OF AGGRAVATED PERJURY BY THE GRAND

JURY. CERVANTES WAS ORIGINALLY CHARGED WITH

2 COUNTS OF FALSE NAME INFORMATION–FORGERY-VEHICLE

REGISTRATION IN A SCHEME WITH HER DAUGHTER IN THE

TAX OFFICE TO AVOID PAYING SALES TAX ON A PICKUP. THE

DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE SAID THAT AFTER SHE WAS

ARRESTED AND TERMINATED FROM THE TAX OFFICE, SHE

SOUGHT UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS, AND IN THE PROCESS

LIED TO THE HEARING EXAMINER UNDER OATH.

(CAMERON)–THE FORMER MILAM COUNTY JAIL CAPTAIN

WAS SENTENCED IN 20TH DISTRICT COURT THIS WEEK.

43 YEAR OLD KATRINA DOUGLAS WAS PLACED ON 10 YEARS

DEFERRED ADJUDICATION PROBATION, AND WAS

SENTENCED TO PAY 41 THOUSAND DOLLARS RESTITUTION

TO MILAM COUNTY AND PAY 15 THOUSAND DOLLARS  TO

MILAM COUNTY TO PAY FOR THE AUDIT, AS WELL AS PAYING

A 5  THOUSAND DOLLAR FINE.

(THORNDALE)–THIS THORNDALE THIS YEAR IS ASHTON

KIESLING SPONSORED BY K-5 FABRICATION L-L-C. FIRST

RUNNER UP IS LAUREN NEWTON SPONSORED BY THORNDALE

GATTI-WAGON.

(TEMPLE)–TEMPLE POLICE ON FRIDAY RELEASED THE

NAMES OF THE MAN AND WOMAN FOUND DEAD THURSDAY

IN A SHED. THE COUPLE WAS IDENTIFIED AS 83 YEAR OLD

ANNE BOOTH AND 84 YEAR OLD WILLIAM BOOTH, BOTH OF

TEMPLE. THE HUSBAND AND WIFE WERE FOUND ON THE

PROPERTY AT THEIR HOME AT 2117 NORTH FIRST STREET.

THE PRELIMINARY INVESTIGATION APPEARED TO SHOW

THAT WILLIAM BOOTH SHOT AND KILLED HIS WIFE BEFORE

KILLING HIMSELF. THE CASE REMAINS UNDER

INVESTIGATION.

(CAMERON)–A TWO VEHICLE WRECK WAS REPORTED

FRIDAY AFTERNOON JUST AFTER 4 PM AT 22ND AND TRAVIS.

NO REPORT HAS BEEN ISSUED BY THE CAMERON POLICE

DEPARTMENT.

(UNDATED)–MEETINGS THIS WEEK INCLUDE M-D-D

MEETING IN ROCKDALE MONDAY AT 6 PM .ALSO MEETING

WILL BE BUCKHOLTS I-S-D. THE CITY OF CAMERON WILL

MEET TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY

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