Breckenridge Texan

August 28
19:04 2017

During the week of Aug. 21-27, the Stephens County Sheriff’s office had 36 calls for service and served four sets of civil papers.

August 21

  • While investigating a family disturbance on CR 206, a 26-year-old male was arrested for a warrant out of Garza County related to possession of marijuana.

 A deputy transported an inmate to a prison near Abilene.

 August 22

  • The sheriff’s office teamed up with an ATF K9 to help them obtain a search warrant on a toolbox belonging to a convicted felon who was suspected of concealing multiple firearms and ammunition. After an alert on the toolbox by the K9, the search warrant was served and four firearms were confiscated, along with hundreds of rounds of ammunition and over a dozen 30 round magazines to an AR-15 and an AK-47.  On the morning of Aug. 23, four warrants of arrest were obtained and served on the suspect for unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon.

August 23

  • A deputy responded to an unattended death of a 59-year-old male in his home on East Gaddis Street. No foul play is suspected.  Prior and current medical conditions existed.

August 27

  • A burglary of a habitation report was taken at a home on CR 213. Cash and coins were taken from an unlocked house.
  • A person was transported to a mental health hospital in Abilene.

Note: Calls for service include but are not limited to: 911 calls, proactive contacts, non-emergency calls, registering sex offenders, serving civil papers, transporting prisoners in and out of the county jail, court security, etc.

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