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  • 04-26-18   LCSO Seeks Identity of Human Remains.
      At approximately 9:30am Wednesday morning, a land owner reported to the Liberty County Sheriff’s Office that he found a body floating in an irrigation canal located approximately 100 yards north of Hwy. 90 in east Liberty County. Sheriff’s Lead Investigator Steven Rasberry said the badly decomposed remains appeared to have been in the water for several days.
  • 04-10-18   Business Hit Twice By Thieves
      The Liberty County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the burglary and theft of vehicles, tools, guns and many assorted commercial items from the Standard Building Company located on CR 379 in north Liberty County.
  • 04-05-18   Domestic Dispute Ends Tragically
      A domestic dispute ended tragically at about 6:30am today on CR 2600 when 45 year old Aaron Christopher Collins was stabbed to death by his wife, Andrea Dawn Beck, age 51 when Collins allegedly physically assaulted Beck.
      The Liberty County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying subjects in reference to credit/debit card abuse cases that have been occurring in and around the Liberty County area in recent weeks.
  • 03-28-18   Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events
      Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events
  • 01-08-18   Employee of the Month of January 2018
      As the new year looms ahead with several new replacement deputies joining the ranks, Liberty County Sheriff’s Chief Deputy Don Neyland announced that a thirteen year veteran of law enforcement, Investigator Josh Cummins, was selected as the January Employee of the month.
  • 11-30-17   A treasured family pony affectionately known as "Chicken Nugget" was shot and killed
      A treasured family pony affectionately known as "Chicken Nugget" was shot and killed sometime during the night of Tuesday, November 7th. or the early morning hours of Wednesday, November 8th. on the family ranch on Private Road 2045 in Liberty County.
  • 11-07-17   Employee of the Month
      At the regular monthly meeting of the Liberty County Sheriff’s personnel , Captain Billy Knox introduced the “Employee of the Month” for the month of November as being one of those “behind the scenes” Investigators who are rarely recognized for their good work and who deals with some of the most critical cases investigated by the Sheriff’s Office.
  • 11-03-17   Monday November 6 2017
      The Liberty County Sheriff’s Office wishes to inform the public that all incoming and dispatching of calls, including all 911 calls, will be rerouted on a temporary basis from the Sheriff’s Office to the Liberty Police Department for dispatching beginning on Monday morning at 8:am for, possibly up to eighteen hours.
  • 10-12-17   Drug Arrest in Knight’s Forest
      The Liberty County Sheriff’s Criminal Interdiction Unit continues to make impressive strides in taking drugs off our county streets and roads and arresting those who would distribute these drugs to not only the adults but the youth in the county.
      Liberty County Sheriff Bobby Rader said that after a very grueling and physically demanding process, Deputy Shelly Edwards completed an extensive list of qualification requirements to become the Sheriff’s Office first and only female S.W.A.T Officer ever to hold that prestigious and hard earned position.
      The recent severe flooding all along the Gulf Coast area and especially in Liberty County as a result of Hurricane Harvey brought out the very best of people in their efforts to help those who were threatened and put in danger as a result of the flood waters.
  • 10-06-17   Followup on Eight Year Old Boy Dies of Gun Shot Wound
      After extensive follow-up investigation by Liberty County Sheriff lead Investigator Sgt. Darrell Elliott and interviewing family members, Sgt. Elliott said it was confirmed by an adult family member who saw what actually happened that young eight year old Abel Rincon reached for the .22 rifle and pulled it towards him causing the gun to fire striking him in the chest. The fact the old rifle did not have a trigger guard may have contributed to the trigger being pulled.
  • 10-06-17   Traffic Stop Results in Drug Arrest
      On Thursday, October 5th at approximately 10:45pm, a Liberty County Sheriff’s Drug Interdiction unit was working the Knight’s Forest area in mid-county when they conducted a traffic stop on a 4 wheeler and a pick-up truck that was following it.
  • 10-01-17   Eight Year Old Boy Dies of Gun Shot Wound
      A little eight year old boy was shot in the chest at approximately 10:pm Saturday night while family members were shooting at tin cans at the family resident on CR 3560 near the Plum Grove area of north Liberty County.
      Liberty County Sheriff Bobby Rader ( far left in photo.) and District Attorney Logan Pickett ( far right in photo.) proudly announced the graduation of class #25 of the Citizen Police Academy on Monday, September 25th.
      Has anyone lately reported people coming to houses with a work vest on
  • 09-02-17   Juvenile Looters Arrested.
      While most Liberty County citizens were struggling to save their lives and property during the recent severe flooding in the county, thieves were struggling to steal what few possession many of the displaced people still had left.
  • 08-18-17   Craig Howard Castilaw
      The very elusive efforts of 40 year old Craig Howard Castilaw to avoid arrest on outstanding warrants from the Liberty County Sheriff’s Office came to an abrupt halt on Thursday at about 10:am when he was arrested by Deputy John Tucker and several assisting Sheriff’s Deputies. Deputy Tucker, who had prior associations with Castilaw, made arrangements with him to meet in the Dayton Oaks Sub-Division near this home on CR 2339 where Castilaw was arrested on an outstanding “blue warrant” for Parole Violation and another warrant for bond forfeiture on a Driving While License Suspended charge.

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