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  • 10-13-19   One Charged In Shooting Death of Three Men
      At approximately 12:10am Sunday morning, the Liberty County Sheriff’s Office received a call regarding a possible home burglary in progress on CR 4010 in south Liberty County.
  • 10-07-19   Employee of the Month
      The call to Liberty County Sheriff’s Deputy Chance Maddox and his trainee partner, Deputy Vicki Gardiner, from the Sheriff’s dispatcher was what most law enforcement personnel consider to be a rather routine well fair check. But on Sunday, September 22nd that call which, at first, seemed somewhat “routine” turned out to be anything but routine.
  • 09-26-19   Dispute over Appliance Ends in Shooting
      A dispute over some appliances on Trahan St. in Ames, Texas ended in a shooting at about 1:30pm today in south Liberty County that sent 34 year old Courtney Dickerson to Memorial Herman hospital, in Houston, with what is thought to be a non-life threatening gun shot to an arm.
  • 09-18-19   Skeletal Remains of Baby Discovered
      Shortly after 4:pm Tuesday evening the Liberty County Sheriff’s Office received information reporting the whereabouts of a child’s body in a wooded area off CR 142 in south Liberty County.
  • 09-06-19   EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH
      When Liberty County Sheriff Bobby Rader announced the Employee of the Month for the Sheriff’s Office last week, perhaps the first thing that might come to mind is that good employees who are consistent in their job ethics and continues to strive for further perfection are the ones who rises above all others.
  • 08-29-19   “Liberty County Sheriff Bobby Rader, in background, presented Joseph Leal, far left, and employees, a plaque for their Community Service while several LCSO employees looks on”.
      It has been said many times that an Army travels on its stomach. No less can be said about Law Enforcement personnel and First Responders who, so often, are dealing with difficult situations in remote locations where something as simple as food and water are lacking.
  • 08-22-19   Resident Found Deceased Near His Home
      The Liberty County Sheriff’s Office was notified at 8:04pm Wednesday evening by a family relative that he had just found his uncle, 68 year old Coryle Young, deceased and in a grassy area near his home behind C.C’s Club on FM 160North in the Ames, Texas area.
  • 08-20-19   Two Inmates Escape Liberty County Jail
      When a routine cell check was made early this morning in the Liberty County Jail it was found that two inmates had escaped the County jail in the early morning hours between 4:am and 6:15am.
  • 08-08-19   Social Security Scam on the Increase
      There seems to be no end to the type of scams that attempts to prey on the uninformed and elderly in our community.
  • 08-05-19   The Employee for the Month for August
      The Employee for the Month for August is certainly no stranger to receiving this prestigious award as he also received the Employee of the Month for February of this year. Chief Deputy Don Neyland announced this selection at the Liberty County Sheriff’s monthly general Staff meeting this week.
  • 08-05-19   Texas EquuSearch lead Search Coordinator David White holds a briefing before joining search efforts with cadaver dogs from Texas Search and Rescue in a joint effort to recover additional human remains.
      Search efforts resumed today at about 8:30 am by Investigators with the Liberty County Sheriff’s Office and assisted by Texas Rangers in a wooded area on CR 133 N in the South portion of the county where human remains had been found last week
  • 07-29-19   UPDATE - Unidentified Body Found In Field
      After consultation with family members and papers found in the wallet of this deceased person, Liberty County Justice of the Peace, Pct.2 Judge Ronnie Davis has confirmed the identity
  • 07-22-19   Unidentified Body Found In Field
      Shortly after noon on Sunday, a hired person on a tractor and looking for a lost cow found the badly decomposed body of a man lying in high weeds of a field approximately 100 yards from a home in the Gulf Company Road area of south-east Liberty County.
  • 07-18-19   Correctional Officer Arrested For Theft
      The former Correctional Officer stands charged with theft of property of $750 to $2500 which totaled to the amount of $1,478.
  • 07-15-19   LCSO Updates Aviation Unit
  • 07-15-19   Texas EquuSearch diver Mark Janson secures a tow cable to the car in recovery from the Trinity River
      The late model Ford Focus belonging to 53 year old missing person Johnny Joe Lowe of Liberty County was located by the volunteer organization, Texas EquuSearch, and pulled from the flood swollen Trinity River off CR 133N in South Liberty County at approximately 9:pm Sunday evening.
  • 07-05-19   The search for 53 year old Johnny Lowe who was last seen on June 27th.
      while fishing in the early morning hours in the Moss Bluff area of South Liberty County continued throughout the holiday of July 4th. Liberty County Sheriff’s lead Investigator James R. McQueen said that what appears to be tire tracks leading into the rain swollen Trinity River has led to a day long side-scan sonar search by Texas EquuSearch in the area of the Lake Granada Sub-Division.
  • 05-16-19   Follow up on “School Shooting Threat Locks down Cleveland I.S.D.”
      After an extensive follow-up investigation by the Liberty County Sheriff’s Office, Cleveland I.S.D Police Department, Department of Public Safety and Texas Rangers into the school shooting threat to the Cleveland High School on Tuesday, 18 years old Elizabeth Linares-Jimenez, of the Plum Grove area, surrendered to lead Investigator Steven Rasberry in the lobby of the Sheriff Office at approximately 3:30pm Thursday evening by arrangements of her attorney.
  • 05-15-19   Proclamation on Peace Officers Memorial Day and Police Week, 2019
      On Peace Officers Memorial Day and throughout Police Week, we express our unending gratitude to our Nation’s law enforcement officers. Those brave men and women selflessly confront danger to protect our families and defend our communities.
  • 05-15-19   School Shooting Threat Locks Down Cleveland I.S.D
      At approximately 2:pm Tuesday, a caller to both the Liberty County Sheriff’s Office and the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office threatened to “..Shoot up the Cleveland school…”.

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