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SCSO searching whereabouts of Cruse

UPDATE: Cruse was taken into custody at approximately 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 11. 2022. The SCSO is searching for Jacob Lee Cruse, 31, of Joaquin. Around 4:30 p.m. on August 10, 2022, deputies with the SCSO attempted to serve a warrant on Cruse. Cruse fled from...

SCSO requesting assistance regarding recent thefts

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is investigating three separate thefts that have occurred recently. Between midnight and 2 p.m. on August 5, 2022, a 2010 single cab red Ford pickup was stolen from a residence on US Hwy 84 East in Tenaha. Actual picture of 2010 Ford...

SCSO investigating burglary at Stateline Storage

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a burglary that was reported August 5, 2022. An unknown subject(s) entered the Stateline Self Storage on Hwy 84 East and cut the locks on 20 storage units. Countless items were taken from the units.   We are...

SCSO requesting assistance regarding burglary

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a burglary that occurred between 8:30 p.m. on August 5, 2022 and 8:30 a.m. August 6, 2022. Unknown subjects entered Watson & Sons Funeral Home on Highway 7 East in Center and ransacked their facility. Subjects...

SCSO, CPD receive required training

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office hosted a CPR/AED training course at the Windham Civic Center on August 1st and 2nd. The course was instructed by Shelby County Sheriff’s Office CID Lieutenant DJ Dickerson, who is also the Training Coordinator for the Sheriff’s...

Dirt bike recovered, returned to owner

Shelby County Sheriff Kevin W. Windham reports the recovery of a Yamaha dirt bike that was stolen off CR 1012 in Center on July 25, 2022. Investigator Chad Hooper followed leads and successfully recovered the bike on August 1, and returned it to the owner on August 2....

SCSO investigating ATM burglary

UPDATE: 8/5/2022 (12:30 p.m.) The subjects have been identified. The investigation in ongoing. The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in locating to subjects involved in an ATM burglary. At approximately 4:30 a.m. on August 5, 2022, two...

SCSO investigating vehicle theft

UPDATE: THE VEHICLE HAS BEEN LOCATED The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the theft of a vehicle. On July 18, 2022, between 12:30 p.m. and 4 p.m., a blue 2016 Dodge Ram 1500 Quad Cab was removed from the side of the road on CR 3080 in Joaquin. The Texas...

SCSO seeking whereabouts of Gordwin

The SCSO is seeking the whereabouts of 15 year-old Tatiana Gordwin. Gordwin has been missing from Timpson since July 14, 2022. Gordwin is a black female, 5'2" tall and approximately 130 pounds. Gordwin is considered a runaway. If you have any information on Gordwin or...

VANISHED – COLE DUANE JACKSON

SUBMIT A TIP All tips and information are confidential. The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information on Cole Duane Jackson, a white male who vanished from the Timpson, Texas area on July 13th, 2006. Mr. Jackson was 33 years of age at the time of his...