On 2/19/2019 a Liberty County Sheriff’s Office Interdiction Unit deputy was notified that a stolen, enclosed, white box trailer was northbound on Hwy-59 in the Cleveland, Texas area.

Feb 20, 2019

February 20, 2019

 

On 2/19/2019 a Liberty County Sheriff’s Office Interdiction Unit deputy was notified that a stolen, enclosed, white box trailer was northbound on Hwy-59 in the Cleveland, Texas area.  The deputy observed the trailer being towed by a red Chevrolet Van.   A traffic stop was made and the driver was identified as Samuel Elbert Barnett, W/M, DOB: 09/19/1978. 

 

The LCSO dispatch verified that the trailer was stolen out of Montgomery County.  An investigation was conducted and Barnett was taken in to custody and transported to the Liberty County jail without incident.  Barnett has multiple convictions for theft.  Samuel Elbert Barnett was charged with Theft of Property – State Jail Felony.

 

(Information is taken from the deputy’s report.  The defendant is presumed to be innocent until proven guilty.)

 

Thank you,

Bobby Rader – Sheriff



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