Breckenridge Texan

Stephens County Sheriff’s Office weekly summary for Oct. 30-Nov. 5

November 06
09:30 2017

Sheriff’s Weekly Summary

For the previous week, the sheriff’s office answered 53 calls for service and served 7 sets of civil papers.

Oct. 30

  • A burglary of a vacant home report was made on South Lowell Street. Various household items were stolen, including amplifiers and speakers.
  •  A report of stolen wheat hay bales was made. Thirteen round bales were stolen out of a field on private property north of FM 1481 and just south of the Brazos River. This occurred sometime over the last 30 days.

Oct. 31  

  • All sworn law enforcement staff of the S.O. attended the state required legal update training. The sheriff’s office hosted the training at the Stephens County Law Enforcement Center, and the course was taught by the West Central Texas Council of Governments.
  • A female was bitten by a stray dog in her yard on FM 287.

Throughout the week, due to multiple citizen requests, the sheriff’s office conducted close patrols on CR 265, CR 315, CR 225, CR 126, CR 127, and East Elliott Street.

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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BRUSH PICKUP The City of Breckenridge and Stephens County will be picking up brush with a woodchipper inside the corporate limits of Breckenridge the week of Oct. 18. Residents need to have brush that they would like chipped and hauled off at curbside by Friday, Oct. 15. For questions about the disposal, please call the City Offices at (254)559-8287.

CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT The Breckenridge Lions Club will host its second annual Scholarship Cornhole Tournament beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, at the Trade Barn in the Breckenridge City Park. For more information click here.

ARTIST MEET-AND-GREET BRECKENRIDGE FINE ARTS CENTER The artistic quilts of Maynard Westlake are on exhibit at the Breckenridge Fine Arts Center through Nov. 2. The BFAC will host an artist meet-and-greet for Westlake from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 30, at the BFAC, 207 N. Breckenridge Ave.

NATIONAL NIGHT OUT The Breckenridge Police Department will host a local National Night Out event from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 5, at the Law Enforcement Center, 210 E. Dyer St. National Night Out is an annual, national event that focuses on growing the partnership between law enforcement and the community in the fight against crime.

MEMORIAL BIKE RIDE The annual Sloan Everett Pure Country Pedal Memorial Bike Ride is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 16, at the Breckenridge City Park. The event will begin at 8:30 a.m. and will feature five routes. For more information, visit the Breckenridge Chamber of Commerce’s website.

COMMUNITY-WIDE SIDEWALK AND GARAGE SALE The Breckenridge Chamber of Commerce is looking for garage sales and sidewalk sales to add to its list for the annual event on Saturday, Oct. 9. For more information, call 254-559-2301.

CREATION VS EVOLUTION PRESENTATION International speaker and author Jay Seegert will give a presentation, Creation vs Evolution, at the National Theatre, sponsored by St. Andrew’s Anglican Church. The event will be at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23, at the National Theater at 116 E. Walker St.


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