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Search warrant leads to arrests; drugs, property recovered

Shelby County Sheriff Kevin W. Windham reports the arrest of David Nathan Lewis and Beverly Kay Hurst, both of Timpson. On Tuesday, October 26, 2021, Sheriff Windham and SCSO deputies completed a narcotics operation at a residence in Timpson. Intelligence gathered by...

Leary, Jokevion

Arresting Agency: SCSOArrest Date: 10/15/2021Charges: FTA OC: Burglary (F-2) NO BOND

Body of missing Woodville man located

Sheriff Kevin W. Windham reports the recovery of Thomas Thorton, 73, of Woodville, TX. Mr. Thorton was first reported missing from the Woodville area in March of 2021. Deputies with the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) responded to Harvey’s Landing in Huxley...

Hendricks arrested for burglary

Sheriff Kevin W. Windham reports the arrest of Ethan Hendricks, 19, of Timpson. On Saturday, October 9, 2021, a deputy with the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a residence on FM 138 in Timpson in regards to a burglary. Once on scene, the deputy met...

SCSO seeking information in regards to theft

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information regarding a theft that occurred at Taylor Funeral Home located at 511 Ross Graves Drive in Timpson, Texas. Sometime between the dates of September 20th and October 5th, 2021, suspect(s) removed a drive...

Monthly report from the SCSO

Our office answered a total of 567 calls for service this month. A total of 49 arrests were made for the county. My deputies made 43 traffic stops; and from those stops, 26 warnings and 16 citations were issued. Three arrests were made off traffic stops. Our office...

SCSO seeking information on stolen equipment

The Shelby County Sheriff's Office is seeking information on two pieces of stolen equipment. A Kobelco 70SR excavator and a white gooseneck trailer, Texas plate FNWZ45, were taken from a property located on the 5000 block of FM 711 during the last week. Anyone with...

8th Annual Halloween in the Hole set

The 8th Annual Halloween in the Hole presented by the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office & John Burns, Farmers Insurance will take place Oct. 28, 2021 from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Center High School baseball field. Kids dressed in costumes 13 and under are invited to an...

SCSO hiring Deputies, Investigator

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is recruiting for the following positions: InvestigatorPatrol DeputyCivil/Transport Deputy  MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS Must be 21 years of ageMust be a U.S. CitizenMust possess a valid Texas Drivers License (without...

Visitation suspended at SCSO

Per Sheriff Kevin W. Windham, effective Immediately ALL inmate visitation has been suspended at the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office until further notice. Cash will no longer be accepted to deposit on an inmate’s books for commissary purchases. If you wish to leave...