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Stephens County Sheriff’s Office summary for Oct. 21-Nov. 1

November 04
07:25 2019

Sheriff’s Office Summary

Calls for Service: 90
Civil Papers Successfully Served: 15
Inmates Currently Housed: 30

Oct. 21

  • A deputy transported a male inmate from the county jail to a Texas Department of Criminal Justice prison near Abilene.
  • Sheriff Will Holt attended the monthly Stephens County TX Crime Stoppers board meeting.
  • The Sheriff’s Office is currently conducting an extensive, on-going criminal allegation of a sex crime against a child by a local male.

Oct. 23

  • Sheriff Holt taught the Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE) course to Stephens Memorial Hospital managers and supervisors. If your business, organization, or church would like to have the CRASE instruction, call the Sheriff’s Office at 254-559-2481.

Oct. 25

  • The Sheriff’s Office served a 38-year-old female a warrant for insufficient bond related to the past charge of arson. The female was already incarcerated in the Stephens County Jail at the time the warrant was served.
  • A deputy served as bailiff at the Attorney General’s family court hearings held at the courthouse.

Oct. 28

  • Two deputies responded to a disturbance on CR 261. After a field investigation, a 22-year-old female was arrested for Class C Misdemeanor assault family violence.
  • A deputy transported county inmate Robert Richardson to a TDCJ prison near Abilene.

Oct. 31

  • A deputy served as bailiff for Child Protective Services hearings at the courthouse.

Nov. 1

  • A burglary of a home was reported on CR 313. Video gaming stations, a firearm, a purse, and other miscellaneous items were stolen.

Twenty-two of the calls to the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office for service during the last two weeks were for loose cattle. That is highly disproportionate compared to normal. Although they are not complex investigations they often take lots of time to respond to and then solve. If you own cattle or land, the sheriff asks that you do your part to maintain fences.

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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