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  • 12-04-19   Employee of the month - Sgt. Kenneth Taylor.
      At the December Liberty County Sheriff’s Office general meeting, Chief Deputy Don Neyland read a very impressive e-mail naming LCSO Sgt. Kenneth Taylor as the Employee of the Month.
  • 12-04-19   Liberty County Sheriff Bobby Rader pinning a badge on K-9 Deputy Dog “Red” after swearing him in with other K-9’s.
      Three of the Liberty County Sheriff’s K-9 drug and tracking dogs and the newest addition, K-9 Deputy Dog “Red” paused/pawed long enough to be officially sworn in by Sheriff Bobby Rader as active K-9 Deputies to perform different functions within the agency. Sworn in on Tuesday was Sgt. Michelle Deshotel’s dog, Jack, Sgt. Paul Young’s dog, Rita and Deputy Jesse Slaughter’s dog, Itai each, of which, conducts different services in drug identification and/or tracking.
  • 11-21-19   Cell Phones that looks like a gun
      This device is a cell phone holder but could easily be confused with a hand gun due to the design and could cause a negative reaction from an Officer/Deputy especially in a low light situation.
  • 11-14-19   Please see attached photo from left to right…LCSO Deputies Brian Cavanaugh, Danny McMullin, Ryan Cavanaugh, Ben Garcia, Cpl. Ivan Gonzalez, James Ott, John Bennett, Thomas Coldwell and Capt. Robert Dunn. Deputy Rubin Garcia not in photo.
      In the coming days and weeks, the public will see nine of the Liberty County Deputies sporting beards which are normally not allowed for uniform personnel. However, this “beards for research” and the relaxing of agency policy for the month of November is for a very good cause.
  • 11-07-19   Employee of the Month 11-2019
      At the November Liberty County Sheriff’s Office departmental general meeting, Chief Deputy Don Neyland announced that Deputy Linda Longoria has been selected as the Employee of the Month.
  • 11-07-19   On November 11th. our Nation will celebrate what we now know as Veterans day.
      A special Federal holiday when we honor the Veterans that have served in all our past wars. This holiday has its history as far back as 1918 which was the signing of the Armistice between Allied Nations and Germany thus bringing to an end to World War 1. Originally known as Armistice Day the name was changed in 1954 to Veterans Day after the second World War and the Korea conflict. Whatever you may call this day it is a day that means freedom, sacrifice and honor for those who served in the military.
  • 11-06-19   Officer Abigail Arias (Freeport 758)
      See below sad news regarding the passing Officer Abigail Arias (Freeport 758), who was also commissioned as an Honorary Texas Ranger this year.
  • 11-05-19   Domestic Altercation Ends In Shooting Death
      A 911 call was received by the Liberty County Sheriff’s dispatcher at approximately 12:58pm last night from Clarissa Moncivais who said that her son had just shot and killed her husband.
  • 11-04-19   Social Security Scam
      There seems to be a never ending run of assorted scams to try and con people out of their money and the latest one to be hitting Liberty County is a scam involving calls from people who are purported to be employees of the Social Security Administration.
  • 10-31-19   Much like the U.S. Post Office motto of “… neither rain, sleet nor snow, etc…”
      it would appear that the hundreds of little ghosts, goblins, princesses and little Super Heroes from the strollers to the teen-agers would not let the cold wind and 50 degree weather deter them from the festive and fun-filled evening of the Dayton’s Trunk or Treat either.
  • 10-29-19   Kudos for the Liberty County Sheriff’s Mounted Posse.
      There were several “T” shirts still in stock from the Deputy Richard Whitten fund raiser of a few months ago and Donna Wiebelhaus, Coordinator for the Mounted Posse, picked them up from Ms. Shirley Jackson’s office and Donna, along with her fellow Mounted Posse members, raised over $600.00 by selling the shirts and accepting donations at the TVE parking lot they were working during the recent rodeo.
  • 10-24-19   Skeletal Remains Found In Camping Tent
      A call to the Liberty County Sheriff’s Office at approximately 5:30pm Tuesday from a family member of 56 year old Janet Jamison requesting a welfare check for her resulted in Patrol Deputies discovering skeletal remains thought to be those of Jamison in a camping tent where she has been living for a lengthy period of time.
  • 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.

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