Breckenridge Texan

Stephens County Sheriff’s Office weekly summary for Sept. 11-17, 2017

September 18
10:04 2017

For the previous week, the sheriff’s office had 43 calls for service and served four sets of civil papers.

Sept. 11

  • A third arrest warrant was obtained and served on a suspect currently in our jail for other crimes related to sexual offenses against children. The warrant obtained and served on this date was for aggravated sexual assault against a child.
  • The Sheriff spoke to a junior high school careers class about his jobs and education in criminal justice and law enforcement. The sheriff’s office is always available to speak or answer questions for your classroom or organization.

Sept. 12

  • A 59 year old male that the sheriff’s office obtained and arrested two weeks ago for sexual assault of a child was arrested again on this date for violating conditions of his bond from the aforementioned arrest. The current warrant was served at the law enforcement center.
  • A theft of oversized rock and dirt was reported on CR 146. The amount of material stolen is approximately one and half dump trucks worth and is a loss of approximately $600.  Heavy machinery was used by the suspects.  Please contact the sheriff’s office if you have any information regarding this, 559-2481.  You may remain anonymous.
  • An illegal dumping report on CR 229 was made by a witness to the crime. Over 50 pounds of material were illegally dumped. Two suspects have been identified and admitted to the crime.  The investigation is on-going and arrest warrants will be sought.  Littering is unlawful.
  • A burglary of a business report was made in the 6000 block of U.S. Highway 180 West. Cash and change were stolen, and damage to the building and other items occurred in order to gain entry.

Sept. 13

  • Trustee inmates were utilized by the Juvenile Probation Office, the District Attorney’s Office, and the Texas Ag Extension Office to help move and re-arrange furniture in the courthouse and the Juvenile Probation Office building.
  • Trustee inmates were utilized by the Texas & Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) to setup their annual banquet in The Popular venue on W. Walker Street. Each time trustees are utilized in the community they must be supervised by sheriff’s office detention officers, deputies, or other law enforcement personnel.

Sept. 14

  • A theft of a vehicle was reported on CR 304. The vehicle is described as a white 2014 Ford Escape, Texas license plate: FLB0577.
  • The sheriff’s office assisted the U.S. Border Patrol and U.S. Marshall’s Service in apprehending and arresting an illegal immigrant with a federal warrant of arrest. The teamwork between the three agencies started approximately a month ago, and stemmed from local citizens reporting suspicious activity by this person to the sheriff’s office.

Sept. 15

  • A year 55 year old female was arrested by a Stephens County Deputy from Palo Pinto County Jail and transported back to Stephens County Jail. The felony warrant was related to possession of a controlled substance.

Sept. 17 

  • A truck and boat trailer were stolen from a boat ramp on Hubbard Creek Lake after fishermen returned from the lake to load their boat. The truck is a white 2007 Toyota Tundra, license plate: HGW 6965.  Please call your local law enforcement authorities if you see this vehicle or plate.

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

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