🌱 RRPD looking for missing person + RRSD approves increases + burglary rate

Happy Saturday neighbours! Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening today.

First, today’s weather forecast:

Windy and hot. High: 84 Low: 69.

Here are the top three stories from Round Rock today:

  1. The Round Rock Police Department (RRPD) confirmed yesterday that they located 31-year-old Timothy Perez on March 5, 2022, and the APD case has been closed. The RRPD now has a missing persons investigation for Perez, who has not been seen since the March 5 encounter. Perez was last seen at Round Rock near the intersection of I-35 and W. Parmer Lane. The RRPD asks the public to call 9-1-1 immediately if they see Perez or have information on his whereabouts. (Austin Governor of Texas)
  2. The Round Rock ISD black board salary increases approved for teachers, librarians and other staff at its meeting on Thursday. Under the approved compensation plan for 2022-23, teachers and librarians will receive a 4% raise. Administrative support and operations support staff will receive a 3% increase. And Educational Support, Technology, Instruction Exemption, Corporate Exemption, and Policing staff will receive a 2% raise. (KVIEW)
  3. While burglary rates have declined across much of the country, in youIn the Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown metropolitan area, the total number of burglaries increased by 10.5% between 2019 and 2020.. According to the FBI’s 2019 and 2020 Uniform Crime Reports, the area’s population-adjusted burglary rate is one of the highest of any metropolitan area in the United States. (The central square)

Today at Round Rock:

  • Earth Day Festival 2022 At the park of the old settlers (09:00)
  • Round Rock Area Pokemon Club At the Round Rock Public Library (09:00)
  • Round Rock pop-up art exhibition At Prete Main Street Plaza (10:00 AM)
  • Family story time At the Round Rock Library (11:00)
  • Poetry in motion: open mic At the Round Rock Public Library (1:30 p.m.)

From my notebook:

  • Looking for a new furry friend? Patch and Petfinder have you covered! See the link for the latest list of adoptable pets in your area! (Round Rock Patch)
  • Round Rock blogger and lifestyle influencer Ramona Cruz-Peters is releasing a cookbook titled “30-Minute Instant Pot Cookbook” on April 26! Don’t miss this future best-seller! See the link to see where you can buy the cookbook. (Community Impact Journal)
  • Summer sports for young people at the CHASCO Family YMCA begin on June 6! Don’t miss this summer! See the link for more details. (Facebook)

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Rose Mendez

About me: Rose Mendez is a freelance writer. She is studying English Literature at Hunter College. She loves to read, walk around the city and have a coffee!

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