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SCSO seeking whereabouts of Lout

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of Inga Lout, 68, of Shelbyville. Lout is described a white female, 5’3” tall, and weighs approximately 165 pounds. She has black hair and green eyes. She was last seen around 5 a.m. on October 12, 2022 in...

Search warrant results in two arrests

Leah Chase, SCSO Public Relations Shelby County Sheriff Kevin W. Windham reports the arrest of Denisa Permenter, 49, of Joaquin, and Lawrence Pierce, 34, of Garrison. On Monday, October 3, 2022, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at the...

SCSO seeking whereabouts of Garrett

UPDATE: Garrett was located safely Sept. 28, 2022 in Nacogdohes. The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of Denise Garrett for a welfare check. Garrett is described as a 28-year old black female, 5’8’ tall and approximately 165 pounds. She has...

Stubblefield arrested for recent theft

Shelby County Sheriff Kevin W. Windham reports the arrest of Sahanna Stubblefield, 38, of Houston. Stubblefield was arrested in Houston on September 22, 2022, on a Shelby County warrant for Theft of Property with a Previous Conviction (F-3) in connection with the...

9th Annual Halloween in the Hole

9th Annual Halloween in the HolePresented byShelby County Sheriff’s Office &John Burns, Farmers Insurance This year’s event will take place Oct. 31, 2022 from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Center High School baseball field. Kids dressed in costumes 13 and under are invited...

SCSO seeking assistance regarding stolen Razr

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the theft of a side by side that occurred September 2, 2022. At approximately 12:52 a.m., an unknown individual entered on to a property in the Mt. Herman Community on Highway 7 W and left driving a 2017 Polaris...

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...