Stephens County Sheriff's Office summary Jan. 29-Feb. 10

Stephens County Sheriff’s Office summary

For the previous two weeks, the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office had 69 calls for service, successfully served 23 civil papers and had 37 inmates in the jail as of Sunday, Feb. 11. Calls for service include 9-1-1 calls, proactive contacts, non-emergency calls, registering sex offenders, serving civil papers, transporting prisoners and juveniles in and out of the county, mental hospital transports, court security and etc.

Monday, Jan. 29

  • A deputy transported a male to a Texas Department of Criminal Justice prison unit near Abilene.
  • Sheriff Will Holt, as a board member for Dr. Goodall’s house, which is the local Children’s Advocacy Center, attended training for the board as well as their quarterly meeting in Graham.

Tuesday, Jan. 30

  • A deputy assisted medics with a call that resulted in a 59-year-old male passing away from apparent prior medical conditions. The call originated on County Rd. 310.
  • In regards to a sexual assault reported the prior week, the SCSO conducted an interview with the suspect. Upon completion of that interview, the chief deputy applied for and obtained a warrant to arrest the 21-year-old male suspect. The suspect was arrested at the SCSO and booked into the Stephens County Jail.

Thursday, Feb. 1

  • The SCSO helped host the National Weather Service as they taught a classroom full of first responders and citizens who learned how to spot severe weather. This information helps keep the county and city safe. The sheriff’s office would like to thank Texas State Technical College Breckenridge campus for providing the classroom and the audio and video technology.

Friday, Feb. 2

  • The SCSO took a report from the previous week of a kidnapping on N. Butte Ave. involving two adult males both in their 20s, with one being the victim and one being the suspect. After an investigation, the sheriff’s office obtained an arrest warrant on the 26-year-old male for aggravated kidnapping. In between the alleged offense and obtaining the arrest warrant, the suspect was arrested by the Breckenridge Police Department on other charges. The SCSO served the kidnapping arrest warrant on the suspect while in the Stephens County Jail.
  • A deputy took a burglary report of a home on County Rd. 229, where a firearm and laptop were stolen. As of Tuesday, Feb. 6, due to joint follow-up investigations between the Breckenridge Police Department and the SCSO, two juvenile suspects have been identified and have confessed to the burglary. The are currently confined in juvenile delinquent facilities.
  • Sheriff Will Holt was invited to speak to the Lion’s Club at their weekly meeting at L&L Family Restaurant. He conducted a question and answer session with its members who attended, covering the 2017 year in review.

Monday, Feb. 5

  • A large part of this week was spent conducting follow-up investigations and completing paperwork for the two major crimes that occurred in the prior week, those being the kidnapping arrest and sexual assault arrest.

Tuesday, Feb. 6

  • A 61-year-old male was arrested on a SCSO arrest warrant for domestic violence. He was arrested in the 1300 block of County Rd. 218.

Thursday, Feb. 8

  • Stephens County Sheriff Will Holt attended the annual Breckenridge Chamber of Commerce dinner and awards ceremony. It was held at the the First United Methodist Church.

Friday, Feb. 9

  • A home burglary was reported in the 2500 block of County Rd. 215.

Saturday, Feb. 10

  • Sheriff Holt attended the annual fundraiser for the West Texas Rehabilitation Center. It was held at the Woman’s Forum.

The Breckenridge American


114 East Elm Street

PO Box 871

Breckenridge, Texas 76424

Phone: (254) 559-5412
Fax: (254) 559-3491