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Stephens County Sheriff’s Office summary for Jan. 2-5

January 07
09:08 2019

Sheriff’s Weekly Summary

Calls for Service: 33
Inmates Currently Housed: 25
Civil Papers Served: 4

Jan. 2

  • A report of criminal mischief was made by county employees who found a broken window at the Stephens County Courthouse. It appears that someone shot a BB gun, and the BB broke the window.

Jan. 3

  • A deputy arrested a 50-year-old female for a Theft of Property warrant out of Red Oak. The arrested occurred at the Stephens County Jail, where the female arrived to visit an inmate. Upon giving her identification to the jail staff, it was discovered that she was wanted.

Jan. 4

  • A deputy served a felony arrest warrant for burglary of a habitation on a 23-year-old female after she was transported from Taylor County Jail to Stephens County Jail. The arrest warrant stemmed from a burglary in the county in the summer of 2018 that the S.O. solved.
  • A report of a terroristic threat was made to a deputy in the lobby of the Sheriff’s Office. The victim received electronic messages threatening harm to him from a known suspect.

Jan. 5

  • A deputy issued a criminal trespass warning to a 57-year-old male for an address on FM 207, due to the male being a suspect in an assault case. An assault report was also made and then investigated by the deputy and a Texas Game Warden. As a result, a felony arrest was made on the 57-year-old male for assaulting a person over the age of 65.
  • A deputy responded to an unattended death at a hunting camp on CR 187. A 38-year-old male from another town was reported to have passed away in his sleep. The Justice of the Peace ordered an autopsy, which is standard procedure for this type of incident.

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


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