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SCSO seeking suspect from theft incident

On Wednesday, December 22nd, 2021 at approximately 08:00am, the Shelby County Sheriff's Office received a report from a resident who lives on Highway 87 North in Center, Texas regarding a theft incident. It was reported that a white male subject in a blue passenger...

Search warrant leads to arrest

Sheriff Kevin W. Windham reports that on Monday, December 13, 2021, investigators with the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at a residence on Hwy 96 S in Center. As a result of the search warrant, SCSO investigators arrested Bobby Halbert, 70,...

SCSO monthly report

For the months of October and November, our office answered a total of 1,211 calls for service. A total of 115 arrests were made for the county. Deputies made 92 traffic stops; and from those stops, 49 warnings and 45 citations were issued. Three arrests were made off...

Pursuit leads to arrest in neighboring county

On Tuesday, December 1, 2021, deputies with the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) responded to a call for a welfare check at a residence on FM 417 in Shelbyville. Once on scene, deputies identified a male subject, Joshua Bearden, 32, of Shelbyville, at the...

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...