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  • 12-06-18   Investigator J.R. McQueen LCSO Employee of the Month.
      Captain Billy Knox with the Liberty County Sheriff’s Office announced the Employee of the Month, at last week’s general departmental meeting, to be Investigator James R. McQueen of the Criminal Investigation Division
  • 10-12-18   Employee of the month for October
      On Monday, at the Liberty County Sheriff’s monthly personnel meeting, Chief Deputy Don Neyland announced that Patrol Coordinator Lela Holley had been selected as the Employee of the month for October. As always, this honor goes to a Sheriff’s employee who has demonstrated outstanding qualities and an expertise in his or her work assignment and this month’s selection could not have been more on target.
  • 08-22-18   Man Killed In Industrial Accident
      On Wednesday, August 22nd, at about 12 noon, thirty three year old Matthew Aaron Sellers was struck in the head by logs that were being loaded onto his 18 wheel truck trailer in a wooded area just off CR 2164 in mid-Liberty County. Sellers died as a result of his injuries a short time later.
  • 07-19-18   On Tuesday, July 17, 2018 the Liberty County Sheriff’s Office received information that a white, female identified as Kali Baucum, DOB: 12/03/1987 was distributing narcotics from a possible stolen RV.
      Deputies with the Liberty County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Interdiction Unit located Baucum in the South Liberty Oilfield. The Criminal Interdiction Unit had recently arrested her for possession around an ounce of Methamphetamine. Baucum is currently on probation in Liberty County due to that arrest. A condition of the probation is that if an officer believes that she is involved in criminal activities a law enforcement officer may conduct a search.
  • 07-18-18   On July 14, 2018 at approximately 1:45pm, Liberty County Deputies were dispatched to a residence on CR-3251 in reference to a disturbance with shots fired. When the deputies arrived they spoke with the homeowner.
      On July 14, 2018 at approximately 1:45pm, Liberty County Deputies were dispatched to a residence on CR-3251 in reference to a disturbance with shots fired. When the deputies arrived they spoke with the homeowner. They were informed that a white, male subject, that was a stranger, had entered the residence without permission.
  • 06-08-18   Employee of the Month
      At the June Liberty County Sheriff’s Office meeting, Chief Deputy Don Neyland announced that Amber Davila of the Bond and Fine Division had been selected as the Employee of the Month.
  • 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   LCSO DEP. CHARLES DAIGLE, EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH
     
  • 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.
  • 03-29-18   PRESS RELEASE REGARDING DEBIT/CREDIT CARD CASE(S) BY LIBERTY COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE.
      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.
  • 10-06-17   DEP. SHELLY EDWARDS MAKES S.W.A.T HISTORY
      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.
  • 10-06-17   CAPT. BILLY KNOX, LCSO EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH.
      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.

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