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Sheriff: 18 sex offenders caught in Smith County roundup

Sheriff: 18 sex offenders caught in Smith County roundup

On September 4-5, 2014, the Smith County Sheriff’s Office assisted by the United States Marshals Joint East Texas Fugitive Task Force (JETF) arrested eighteen Smith County registered sex offenders for various violations, including failing
Survivor of fatal crash sues alleged drunken driver, 3 businesses

Survivor of fatal crash sues alleged drunken driver, 3 businesses

The father who survived a fatal crash that killed his wife and two children has filed suit against the alleged drunken driver and three other organizations.
4 Smith Co. detention officers resign, 3 on leave for false records

4 Smith Co. detention officers resign, 3 on leave for false records

On Monday, August 25, 2014, information was brought to the attention of the Smith County Sheriff’s Office management staff that documents required to be kept in the normal course of jail operations were being falsified.
Sheriff: Autopsy shows ETX man killed in 'brutal attack'

Sheriff: Autopsy shows ETX man killed in 'brutal attack'

Sheriff Ricky Jones announced today that the preliminary autopsy report released by the Southwest Institute of Forensic Sciences regarding the murder of Kenneth Raley confirmed the cause of death as “ blunt force trauma”.
Athens teen indicted for murder during alleged robbery

Athens teen indicted for murder during alleged robbery

An Athens teenager has been indicted for the murder of a 23-year-old man killed during an apparent robbery.
ETX woman indicted for murder of 4-year-old daughter

ETX woman indicted for murder of 4-year-old daughter

An East Texas woman has been indicted for the murder of her young daughter in Henderson County.
Deputies investigating apparent ETX murder

Deputies investigating apparent ETX murder

Franklin County officials are investigating the apparent murder of a 75-year-old man.
Kilgore Police investigating dog found shot, on verge of death

Kilgore Police investigating dog found shot, on verge of death

EDITOR'S NOTE: A picture of the condition Mr. Bones was found in can be found by scrolling to the bottom of the story. It has been placed there due to its graphic nature.
Autopsy: No ID or cause of death returned on Cherokee Co. body

Autopsy: No ID or cause of death returned on Cherokee Co. body

Investigators are still working to determine the identity of a decomposed body found in Cherokee County after a preliminary autopsy failed to yield any answers.

Jailed suspect identified in Tyler burglary, shooting incident

One person has been arrested and identified and one is still on the loose after a burglary incident where shots were fired Thursday morning.
Authorities looking for 4 men allegedly passing forged checks

Authorities looking for 4 men allegedly passing forged checks

Authorities are asking for the public's help in locating four men suspected of forging checks in the Central and East Texas area.
East Texan escapes Shreveport prison, caught hiding in shed

East Texan escapes Shreveport prison, caught hiding in shed

A man who escaped prison for several hours is back behind bars following his arrest Thursday morning in Shreveport.
Dallas woman allegedly caught with meth in Henderson Co.

Dallas woman allegedly caught with meth in Henderson Co.

A Dallas woman was taken into custody for allegedly possessing methamphetamine in Henderson County.
ETX manslaughter, aggravated robbery suspect turns himself in to police

ETX manslaughter, aggravated robbery suspect turns himself in to police

According to the Lufkin Police Department, on Wednesday at approximately 6:00 p.m., a manslaughter suspect, who was also wanted for

Decomposed body found in Cherokee Co. believed to be female

According to the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office, a decomposed body has been found within the county lines.