Breckenridge Texan

Stephens County Sheriff’s Office weekly summary for Nov. 20-26

November 29
10:31 2017

Sheriff’s Weekly Summary

For the previous week, the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office had 42 calls for service.

November 20

  • The sheriff’s office responded to an assault in progress in the 1900 block of East Elliott Street. Upon arrival, a 44-year-old male was arrested for misdemeanor assault family violence. He was taken to the Stephens County Jail and booked on the single charge.

 November 21

  • After arresting a 44-year-old male for assault family violence, a follow-up investigation by the sheriff’s office yielded information that the same suspect had also violated his bond conditions from a previous arrest relating to the same victim. A misdemeanor arrest warrant was issued for those violations and served on the suspect who was in the Stephens County Jail.

November 22

  • The sheriff’s office obtained a felony warrant for possession of a prohibited weapon, specifically for a sawed-off short barrel shotgun. The warrant was obtained during an on-going investigation that was started in August relating to a felon who is accused of unlawful possession of several firearms. The prohibited weapon warrant was served on the male suspect who is currently in our jail on other weapon related charges.

November 23

  • A deputy responded to a disturbance in the 100 block of North Jackson Avenue. While enroute to the call, the deputy contacted the person being complained on in the 1100 block of West Walker Street. After an initial investigation, the reporting person asked for a criminal trespass warning to be issued. The CTW was issued, and the person was released.

November 24

  • A deputy responded to a report of a burglary of a hunting camp off of U.S. Highway 180 East in the greater Caddo area. A compound bow and accessories were stolen after forced entry was made.
  •  The sheriff’s office assisted the Texas Parks & Wildlife Game Warden with a report of a person hunting after dark on CR 296.

 November 26

  • The sheriff’s office assisted the Game Warden on a second report on CR 296 of a person hunting without landowner’s consent. Contact was made with two suspects. The investigation is on-going, and arrest warrants will be sought.

 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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