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  • 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…”.
  • 05-14-19   River Rescue Sets Off Chain of Events
      A flooded Trinity River rescue which began at about 3:25 pm Monday evening then resumed again at 9:23 pm that evening and was finally completed at about 2:30 am Tuesday morning resulted in a chain of events that was not only dangerous but ended in the arrest of one of the citizen rescuers on an outstanding felony warrant.
  • 05-14-19   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…”.
  • 05-02-19   Deputy Danielle Barry, LCSO Employee of the Month.
      Law enforcement dispatchers have historically had the ability to recognize certain personality traits of “street Officers” who, while under pressure on calls for service can still maintain calmness and a positive response to any set of circumstances that might be facing them.
  • 04-09-19   March 2019 Employee of the Month
      At last week’s Sheriff’s Office monthly personnel meeting, Chief Deputy Don Neyland announced that night shift Dispatcher Toniette Brown had been selected as Employee of the Month. Chief Neyland went on to say that the fellow employee who nominated Brown for this award stressed the hard-working ethics and willingness to assist the public and anyone within the agency, itself, on any matter that might come her way.
  • 04-08-19   Lengthy High Speed Chase Ends In Arrest
      An attempted traffic stop by Liberty County Sheriff’s Deputy Janet Coleman resulted in a lengthy high speed chase when 38 year old Michael Lewis Miller riding what was described as a “crotch rocket” motorcycle attempted to evade law enforcement with 25 year old Amber Lyn Jordon as his passenger.
  • 03-08-19   LCSO Employee of the Month
      Liberty County Sheriff’s Chief Deputy Don Neyland proclaimed Patrol Deputy Lucero Castro, at the monthly personnel meeting, as this month’s Employee of the Month. In reading the impressive attributes of Castro from a fellow deputy who recommended her for this honor, it became clear to all attending that it takes a very special personality type to demonstrate these unique qualities on a daily basis and many times under very stressful situations.

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