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APR 18

(TAYLOR)–TAYLOR POLICE HAVE MADE AN ARREST

IN THE MURDER OF A TAYLOR MAN IN MARCH.

18 YEAR OLD DWAYNE EDMUND RIVENS-BAKER WAS

CHARGED WITH CAPITAL MURDER OF  29 YEAR OLD AARON

GAULT.

(UNDATED)–2 OTHER OFFICERS IN A VIRAL VIDEO AT

CHILIFEST IN SNOOK OF A GIRL APPARENTLY BEATING AN

OFFICER IN A GAME OF ROCK-PAPER-SCISSORS TO GET

OUT OF A CITATION HAVE BEEN IDENTIFIED. THE OFFICERS

ARE JUSTIN POWELL AND TREY JOSEPH, BOTH OF THE

ROGERS POLICE DEPARTMENT. CHRIS ASHWOOD WITH

THE CAMERON POLICE DEPARTMENT IS UNDER A 90 DAY

PROBATION AFTER THE VIDEO INCIDENT. ROGERS POLICE

SAY THE INCIDENT IS UNDER INVESTIGATION.

(UNDATED)–ROCKDALE AND OTHER CENTRAL TEXAS

CITIES ARE RECOGNIZING EARTH DAY BY CONDUCTING

CLEAN UP WORK TODAY.

ROCKDALE’S EARTH DAY CLEAN UP, WHICH IS

DESCRIBED AS A DAY OF “FIX-UP, SPRUCE UP, REPAIR

AND MAKE NEW” PROJECTS, IS BEING HELD IN

CONJUNCTION WITH THE CITY’S STASH YOUR

TRASH DAY TODAY. PROJECTS ARE SCHEDULED

FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM WITH A LUNCHEON FOR ALL

WORKERS AT WOLF PARK AT 1 PM.

THE CITY OF CAMERON WILL HAVE THEIR ANNUAL

SPRING CLEAN UP DAY TODAY FROM 8 AM TO 4 PM

AT THE CITY YARD. CAMERON RESIDENTS WILL BE

ABLE TO HAUL ANY UNWANTED TRASH AND DEBRIS

TO THE YARD DURING THOSE HOURS. PARTICIPANTS

SHOULD BRING A CURRENT WATER BILL TO VERIFY

RESIDENCY. LIKE ROCKDALE, CAMERON WILL NOT

ACCEPT HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS, REFRIGERANT, PAINT

IN LIQUID FORM AND OTHER SUCH CHEMICALS.

THE CITY YARD IS LOCATED AT 701 EAST MAIN.

THE CITY OF TAYLOR WILL HOLD CLEAN UP WEEKEND

TODAY FROM 8 AM TO 3 PM. 2 COLLECTION SITES WILL

BE AVAILABLE. SITES ARE 1424 NORTH MAIN AND

1200 WELCH STREET. COLLECTION WILL BE HELD

FOR RESIDENTS ONLY.

(BRYAN)-A ROBERTSON COUNTY MAN WAS SENTENCED

TO YEARS IN PRISON FOR HIS ROLE IN BANK ROBBERY.

ERIC PORTIS OF CALVERT WAS SENTENCED TO 90 YEARS

IN PRISON FOR AGGRAVATED ROBBERY IN CONNECT WITH

THE ROBBERY OF COMMERCE NATIONAL BANK IN BRYAN

IN JULY OF 2013. PORTIS AND ANOTHER MAN BRYAN

CHAMPION BEAT AND CARJACKED A MAN PRIOR TO THE

ROBBERY. CHAMPION WAS SENTENCED TO 60 YEARS IN

PRISON LAST YEAR FOR HIS ROLE IN THE ROBBERY.

(UNDATED)–TWO WRECKS WERE REPORTED HERE IN THE

COUNTY THIS MORNING. THE FIRST WAS JUST BEFORE 5AM

TODAY AT COUNTY ROAD 311 AND U.S. HIGHWAY 79. A

VEHICLE HIT A SIGN AND TOOK OFF. DEPUTY FERGUSON

INVESTIGATED. THE SECOND ONE VEHICLE ACCIDENT

OCCURRED AROUND 6:13AM TODAY ON CHARLES MARTIN

HARD ROAD ON ALCOA PROPERTY.  DEPUTY BURKS

INVESTIGATED.

AND IN SPORTS, THE ROCKDALE TIGER BASEBALL AND

LADY TIGER SOFTBALL GAMES AGAINST CAMERON

WERE BOTH SUSPENDED LAST NIGHT DUE TO RAIN

MOVING THROUGH THE AREA. BOTH GAMES WERE

RESCHEDULED FOR TODAY BUT HAVE BEEN MOVED

TO MONDAY AT 5PM IN CAMERON. THE LADY TIGER

SOFTBALL GAME RESUMES WITH CAMERON LEADING

6 TO NOTHING IN THE TOP OF THE 3RD. THE TIGER

BASEBALL GAME RESUMES WITH THE TIGERS

LEADING 4 TO NOTHING IN THE TOP OF THE 5TH

WITH ONE ON AND ONE OUT. THE REMAINDER OF THE

TIGERS’ BASEBALL GAME AGAINST CAMERON WILL BE

BROADCAST LIVE ON 98.5 KRXT.

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