Jasper County Newswire

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  1. Most wanted fugitives in SETXRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... Joseph Murphy, 27, of Vidor. Charge: possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver. Photo: Jasper County Sheriff's Office James Hao-Hu Taylor (DOB 7/7/86) is 5-feet, 5-inches tall and weighs 130 pounds. He is wanted for a bond ...

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  2. Jasper Co. authorities searching persons of interest in death of 85-year-old manRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    On Tuesday, the Jasper County Sheriff's Office said they located the vehicle of the Jasper man in a Kmart parking lot in Abilene. Now authorities are looking for 48-year-old Robert Kelly Mounts and his girlfriend, 29-year-old Ashley Nicole Lewis, to get some answers.

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  3. Jasper Co. murder victim's truck found in AbileneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    A spokesperson for the Jasper County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday told 12News that investigators have recovered a pickup owned Herbert Deaton.

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  4. Seller profiting off Yates sagaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... verdict, July 13, 2013, in Sanford, Fla. a Zimmerman sells his own artwork on eBay Photo: Associated Press Jasper County Assistant District Attorney Pat Hardy displays the chain used to drag James Byrd Jr. to his death in 1998. a Conviction upheld ...

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  5. Buna woman dies in fatal wreck on Highway 96Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... evening that troopers were called to the scene of the accident around 6 p.m. on Highway 96 near the Hardin-Jasper county line. Troopers say a 2012 Freightliner tractor trailer was traveling westbound on a small county road and attempted to go ...

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  6. Jasper County man guilty of distributing cocaineRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | KYTX-TV News

    A town Christmas tree in Pennsylvania has been called everything from pathetic to ugly, but now, the skimpy spruce has been given new life. It is channeling one of the most famous Christmas trees in history A town Christmas tree in Pennsylvania has been called everything from pathetic to ugly, but now, the skimpy spruce has been given new life.

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  7. White cops cleared in ANOTHER police brutality case: Grand jury...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | Daily Mail

    White cops cleared in ANOTHER police brutality case: Grand jury failed to indict fired officers who bashed black woman's head into a counter Two white police officers who were fired for slamming a black woman's head into a counter in custody will not face criminal charges - after a grand jury decided to clear them. Ricky Grissom and Ryan Cunningham were caught on camera in June 2013 brutally manhandling Keyarika 'Shea' Diggles, 25, in Jasper County, Texas, after she had been arrested for an unpaid traffic ticket.

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  8. 2 men arrested for theft of $200,000-worth of oilfield equipmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Two men are in custody after allegedly attempting to steal $200,000 worth of materials from an oilfield site in Evadale, Jasper County Sheriff Mitchel Newman said.

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  9. Road rage led to fight in BunaRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | 12NewsNow.Com

    Jasper County Sheriff's Office deputies said a confrontation between two men was the result of a road rage episode at an Exxon gas station off Highway 96. The sheriff's office said it received a call soon after, about a dispute on Wolf Lane in the Cougar Country subdivision of Buna. The sheriff's office said, during the fight, one man bit off part of the other man's ear, so the man with the ear wound stabbed the other in the abdomen.

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  10. Jasper County men fight; one with ear bitten off, one stabbedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A fight near Jasper in Buna between two men over a woman left one stabbed and one with his ear bitten off. Jasper County authorities were contacted Tuesday afternoon around 3:00 p.m. about a fight in progress.

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  11. Grand Jury Clears Two Former Jasper Cops Who Beat Woman in Jail [WATCH]Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | The Family Badge

    ... is the law for everyone." In September 2014, after losing his city police job, Cunningham hired on with the Jasper County Sheriff's Office, according to records obtained by the Observer from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement. Grissom ...

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  12. Grand jury clears 2 former Jasper officers of brutalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    A Jasper County grand jury cleared two former police officers who were caught on video manhandling a woman inside the police station last year.Diggles, who was arrested on suspicion of unpaid traffic tickets, claimed she was left on the floor for hours without medical attention and subjected to a strip search.

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  13. Grand jury clears Jasper officers accused of brutalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | 12NewsNow.Com

    ... According to 12News file stories, the incident resulted in the termination of officers Grissom and Cunningham. Jasper County District Attorney Steve Hollis asked the Texas Rangers to investigate the case after the accusation against the officers was ...

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  14. Body remains found in Jasper Co. last week identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Family members became concerned after Deaton missed doctor appointments and they couldn't contact him, Jasper County Sheriff Mitchel Newman reported.The couple, who Newman said is known to target churches and fabricate stories to con victims out of money, is traveling with its 6-month-old girl.

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  15. Jasper Co. authorities track down jail escapeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Jasper County authorities managed to track down a trusty who escaped after using prison dogs to find him in the woods about 36 hours after his alleged escape. Sheriff Mitchell Newman said Shane Borel, 39, was seen in the Evadale area and had burglarized a home on County Road 793 around 3 p.m. Saturday.

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  16. Escaped Jasper Co. inmate captured, stolen truck recoveredRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2014 | KBMT

    An inmate that escaped while on trustee duty and stole a Jasper County employee's truck, has been captured in Evadale. Jasper County Sheriff Mitchel Newman said about 2 p.m. on Friday, Shane D. Borel, 39, was working at the Jasper County Precinct 4 Road & Bridge Maintenance Barn on FM 1004 in Buna, when he escaped.

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  17. Persons of interest sought in a Jasper Homicide InvestigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | 12NewsNow.Com

    Persons of interest sought in a Jasper Homicide Investigation - 12 News KBMT and K-JAC. News, Weather and Sports for SE Texas e Jasper County Sheriff's Office wants to located a couple consider persons of interest in connection with a homicide investigation.

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  18. Jasper Sheriff's Office investigating homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    The Jasper County Sheriff's Office is investigating the homicide of an 85-year-old man whose body was found off County Road 73 on Thursday.

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  19. Jasper Co. sheriff finds body in woodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    The Jasper County sheriff says he found the body of a white man while searching for someone west of Jasper Thursday evening. Sheriff Mitchell Newman said a home health care worker called the sheriff's office and said they had not seen the man they were caring for in a few days.

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  20. Jury Duty Cancelled 1-A District CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    All Jurors summoned to appear before the Honorable Judge Owens, 1-A Distfrict Court of Jasper County, Texas on Monday November 17, 2014 need not appear.

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