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SCSO investigating theft at Borders Cemetery

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a theft that occurred at Borders Cemetery on CR 1023 in Center. On or about May 4, 2022, groundskeepers over the property noticed that a metal carport had been removed from the property. The carport is blue in color...

SCSO seeks former Huxley residents

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of Jimmy Moore 58, and Wanda Moore 46, both of Huxley. Jimmy and Wanda Moore both have felony warrants for Prohibited Sexual Conduct (F-3). The SCSO is seeking assistance of the public with locating...

SCSO investigating recent theft

Leah Chase, Public Relations The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a theft that occurred in the 11000 block of State Highway 7 West (Excelsior School area) between Sunday, May 1 and Monday, May 2, 2022. A black bumper pull trailer bearing Texas plate...

Wednesday night pursuit ends in arrest

Leah Chase, SCSO Public Relations On April 20, 2022, at approximately 8:30 p.m., a deputy with the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office initiated a traffic stop on Highway 84 East in Joaquin. As the deputy tried to stop the vehicle, the driver of the car sped up and showed...

Pursuit ends in arrests; property recovered

Leah Chase, SCSO Public Relations Shelby County Sheriff Kevin W. Windham reports the arrest of Ty Glover, 24, of Lufkin and Travis Wright, 24, of Lufkin. On March 6, 2022, a deputy with the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office noticed a SUV traveling North on US 96 in...

SCSO death investigation underway

Leah Chase, SCSO Public Relations The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating the death of an 8 year-old child that occurred in the evening hours of March 6, 2022. The Texas Rangers have been called in to assist with this investigation. This...

Arson investigation leads to arrest

Sheriff Kevin W. Windham reports the arrest of Kalem Becks, 29, of Logansport, LA. On July 24, 2021, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence off 87 N in Center in regards to an RV fire. Further investigation of the scene led Investigator David...

SCSO hosts training; local agencies attend

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office hosted an active shooter training class February 21 – 22, 2022. The training was provided by DETCOG and designed specifically for school shootings. Local agencies that participated in the training included the Shelby County Sheriff’s...

Investigation leads to recovery of stolen property

Leah Chase, SCSO Public Relations The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division initiated an investigation on February 1, 2022 that recently resulted in the recovery of stolen property. Investigator Chad Hooper recovered stolen property including...

SISD threat resolved; suspect identified

Shelby County Sheriff Kevin W. Windham reports that on Monday, February 21st, 2022, at approximately 11:30 AM, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office received reports of a threat against Shelbyville Independent School District stating that the school would be “shot up.”...