Thursday Nov 14
Former Swisher JP gets probation, $500 fine in tampering case
A former Swisher County justice of the peace must serve 90 days of probation and pay a $500 fine after jurors found her guilty Wednesday of tampering with a government record.
Tulia woman indicted in insurance scam
A Swisher County faces new felony charges after a grand jury indicted her on charges that she misapplied money from a customer's truck insurance premium payments, according to court documents.
Former inmate speaks out: He had me in a chair, strapped and nude
Former Swisher County Sheriff Emmett Benavidez was arrested on a charge of official oppression following a lawsuit in which two employees accused him of sexual exploitation and abuse.
Ex-Texas Sheriff Charged with Official Oppression 10/23/13
ASSOCIATED PRESS 10/23/13 CANYON, Texas - A former West Texas sheriff has been accused of making improper advances to a female county worker.
Former Swisher County sheriff charged with oppression
"We have evidence he behaved innapropriately toward a female employee," Farren said.