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Stephens County Sheriff’s Office summary for July 15-August 4

August 05
16:17 2019

Stephens County Sheriff’s Summary

Calls for Service: 127
Civil Papers Successfully Served: 28
Inmates Currently Housed: 31

July 15

  • A deputy transported a female inmate from Stephens County Jail to and from 90th District Court in Young County, where she was sentenced to prison for eight years.
  • Sheriff Holt attended the monthly Stephens County TX Crime Stoppers board meeting, where a cash reward was approved to an anonymous tipster, and other business was discussed.

July 17

  • During the second half of July, the Sheriff’s Office sat in on four forensic interviews of children suspected of being physically or sexually abused, or meeting the criteria of being at-risk for victimization of these crimes. One investigation out of the two is on-going.

July 18

  • The Sheriff’s Office arrested a 27-year-old female for a Securing/Executing a Document through Deception felony warrant. The arrest occurred at the courthouse.

July 19

  • The Sheriff’s Office responded to an aggressive dog call at the corner of CR 256 and U.S. Highway 183 North. While investigating, the 47-year-old female dog owner was arrested for a traffic warrant.

July 20

  • A deputy was dispatched to a disturbance in the 300 block of CR 221. Upon arrival, an assault investigation ensued. A male and female who are cohabitating there were both arrested for Assault Family Violence and taken to Stephens County Jail.

July 21

  • A deputy was requested on CR 314 to take a report of a stolen personal watercraft. It and miscellaneous other items were stolen during the night. The watercraft was later found across the lake. The investigation is on-going.

July 22

  • The Throckmorton County Sheriff’s Office brought an arrested male to the Stephens County jail for book-in for Obstruction of Highway. While being searched in the jail, the male was found to be in possession of suspected methamphetamine. He was then charged with Prohibited Substance in a Correctional Facility.

July 23

  • A male victim came to the Sheriff’s Office to report being scammed and stolen from while selling a watch online.

July 24

  • A deputy transported a male inmate from Stephens County Jail to a state prison near Jacksboro.

July 25

  • The Sheriff’s Office transported two female inmates to a state prison near Gatesville.
  • A deputy provided bailiff duties at CPS court in the courthouse.
  • An anonymous tip was submitted to Stephens County TX Crime Stoppers about a wanted person in Albany. The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office communicated with Shackelford County Sheriff’s Office, which resulted in the wanted person being arrested in Albany for a felony warrant. From tip to arrest the amount of time that elapsed was approximately 45 minutes. For more information about Crime Stoppers, click the following link:

July 26

  • Deputies arrested a 29-year-old male at 201 N. Jackson Ave. for two felony warrants. Both were related to past charges of Indecency with a Child Sexual Contact.
  • A deputy provided bailiff duties for Attorney General Child Support court in the courthouse.
  • Sheriff Will Holt attended the annual four-day sheriff’s conference put on by the Sheriffs’ Association of Texas.
  • A deputy took a theft of two tents report from a residence in the 8200 block of FM 2231.

July 28

  • A deputy arrested a 23-year-old female in the 600 block of Roberts Avenue. She had 13 City of Breckenridge warrants related to unpaid dog/animal citations.
  • A hit and run report was made on CR 176 where a vehicle smashed through a barbed-wire fence, and then left the scene.

July 29

  • Deputies transported a male inmate to a prison near Abilene.

July 31

  • Deputies made a traffic stop on a vehicle near South Rose Avenue and West Elliott Street. A drug investigation produced syringes used as drug paraphernalia. They were collected, and a citation was issued.

August 1

  • The Sheriff’s Office made a traffic stop in the 300 block of West Williams Street. The 32-year-old male passenger was arrested for a drug paraphernalia warrant, and he was also served civil paperwork for an indictment for felony drug charges.

August 3

  • Sheriff Holt attended the back-to-school event called Buckaroo Bash at First United Methodist Church. He represented the Sheriff’s Office with a table that provided anti-drug and safety coloring books for kids and handouts for youth and parents.

August 4

  • A 67-year-old man from out of town died at Hubbard Creek Lake. The preliminary investigation shows that he suffered a heart-related issue and then fell into the water, where he was retrieved and then taken to the emergency room.


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

Information provided by the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office.

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