Breckenridge Texan

Stephens County Sheriff’s Office weekly summary for Nov. 6-12

November 13
11:34 2017

Sheriff’s Weekly Summary

For the previous week, the sheriff’s office answered 49 calls for service and successfully served over 13 sets of civil papers.

Nov. 6

  • A criminal mischief report was made; the victim advised that her vehicle was vandalized on CR 197 sometime over the last three weeks.
  •  A deputy conducted an investigation along with CPS regarding an alleged case of child abuse at a home on U.S. Highway 183 South.

Nov. 7

  • A deputy transported two Stephens County male inmates to a prison in Huntsville.
  • A deputy arrested a 27-year-old female for four felony warrants related to a sheriff’s office case in September where a truck, boat trailer and firearms were stolen at Hubbard Creek Lake. SHERIFF’S NOTE: Always lock your vehicle and toolboxes. Never leave firearms or other valuables in your vehicle overnight, and if you absolutely must, then have them locked within another device inside your vehicle.
  • A deputy transported a female to a mental health hospital in Abilene, where she voluntarily committed herself.

Nov. 8

  • A deputy transported three male inmates from Stephens County Jail to a state jail unit in Jacksboro.

Nov. 9

  • The sheriff’s office received word from the ATF that one of the sheriff’s office cases from earlier in 2017 was accepted by federal prosecutors, and a warrant for arrest has been issued for the suspect. The case is related to a felon being in possession of stolen firearms. More details will be released after the suspect’s arrest.

Nov. 12

  • A 22-year-old male was arrested at his residence on CR 221 for assault family violence. This occurred after a report of domestic abuse was reported between him and his wife. SHERIFF’S NOTE: A misdemeanor assault family violence conviction can result in you not being able to possess a firearm. Please think before you react, and walk away when you’re overly emotional.

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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