CRIME & SAFETY
Convicted killer dies behind bars
Milam County (FOX 44/KWKT) — The Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) says the person convicted of killing a 20-month-old Rockdale girl has died behind bars. Shayla Angelina Boniello, also known as Shawn Boniello, died Saturday, Sept. 23rd. Boniello pleaded guilty to the Capital Murder of Patricia Ann Rader and received a life sentence back […]
Waco man held in August Cameron shooting
Cameron, Tx (FOX 44) – A 21-year-old Waco man has been arrested in connection with an August 21 shooting in Cameron that sent two people to the hospital. Fredrick Bynum, Jr. was booked into the Milam County Jail on Wednesday afternoon. Cameron Police confirmed he was sought among others in connection with a a shooting in the 700 block of Martin Luther King Boulevard in Cameron around 7:00 p.m. on August 21.
Officers cleared in May shootout
Milam County law enforcement officers involved in a shootout that left a Cameron Police Sergeant and a suspect dead have been cleared by the Grand Jury. According to Milam County District Attorney Bill Torrey, the Grand Jury determined the four law enforcement officers were justified in using deadly force in their own self-defense during a shooting last May in Cameron.
Four Law Officers Cleared by Grand Jury in Fatal Arrest Incident in Milam County
In a tragic incident that unfolded in May, four law enforcement officers from various agencies were ruled justified in using deadly force during the arrest of a suspect, Albert Rafael Acosta. The Milam County Grand Jury made the ruling based on an operation that had fatal consequences. Suspect Acosta was killed during his arrest on charges of Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, with Cameron Police Sgt. Joshua Clouse suffering fatal injuries.
Cameron home total loss Monday after fire
A Cameron home is a total loss after a fire on Monday afternoon. The Cameron Volunteer Fire Department responded about 12:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 11, to reports of a structure fire in the 900 block of South Burleson. Cameron Assistant Fire Chief John Mendoza said crews arrived to find a...