Newton County Sheriff Robert Burby, released the following:
Paxton Joins Coalition to Challenge President Biden’s Overreaching Vaccine Mandate for Private Sector Employees
ALERT: A train crash involving an oversize load hauling heavy equipment has occurred at the railroad crossing on Southwood and Feagin Drive. It will be closed to traffic for several hours as hazardous material crews work to clear the scene. TxDOT and law enforcement are on the scene.
Three Guilty in Transnational East Texas Call Center Fraud Scheme Scheme Targeted Over 2000 Victims and Involved Approximately $3.2 Million
On July 28th, 2021, deputies responded to a local hospital in reference to a report of alleged child abuse that occurred in the Pineville area. Deputies took the initial report but due to the extent of the injuries, detectives were contacted and responded to conduct their investigation. T…
DETCOG Takes Region’s 9-1-1 Network Into the Future With the flip of a (digital) switch Wednesday, as Deep East Texas became the second region in the state to complete the conversion to Next Generation 9-1-1 technology.
San Augustine, Texas-Marissa Shantel Sandoval, 24, was arrested by San Augustine Police Department on May 21. Sandoval was charged with 2nd degree felony possession of a controlled substance- penalty group 1, more than 4 grams but less than 200 grams, failure to identify/fugitive/intent to g…
Former Rapides Parish Correctional Officer Pleads Guilty to Three Civil Rights Offenses for Assaulting Inmates
HHS Urges Long-Term Care Facilities to Update Emergency Preparedness Plans Amid Hurricane Season, Pandemic
The Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office Cold Case Team is seeking information from the public regarding the kidnapping and murder of Melinda Ruth Jones, age 20, in late March or early April 1983.
A $70,000 bond was set for a Tyler man who escaped custody in San Augustine County. On Friday, May 22, officers from the San Augustine County Sheriff's Office, San Augustine Police Department, Department of Public Safety Highway Patrol and the TDCJ prison system in Woodville caught Jed Lando…