Jefferson County Sheriff's Office

 The Thanksgiving Weekend is one of the most highly traveled times on our public roadways in the State of Texas with increased traffic as families take to the roads to celebrate the holidays. This time period is also marked with increased traffic collisions. The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office is committed to making the roadways safe during this Holiday Season.

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Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is warning Southeast Texans about a new “spoofing” scam active in the area, and said residents should be suspicious of any phone calls they might receive with “Jefferson County Courthouse” showing up as the name on the caller ID.

Caller ID spoofing allows a caller to masquerade as someone else by falsifying the number that appears on the recipient’s caller ID display; originally used by collection agencies, it was outlawed in 2010.

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An 80-year-old Jefferson County resident is dead after he drowned while mowing the law, investigators suspect.

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Byron Bush

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office has confirmed that BISD Trustee Zenobia Bush's son — Byron Bush — has been indicted for two counts of attempted capital murder and is currently in the Jefferson County Jail after Bush allegedly participated in a home invasion that resulted in the beating assault of an elderly woman and the exchange of gunfire with police at the Stone Hearst Apartments on East Lucas. 

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Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office has released the identity of the murder victim discovered on South China Road on the morning of April 5 and is still searching for one man in relation to the murder. The Sheriff’s Office reports the victim was 53-year-old Kevin Alton Moyer of Dallas.

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photo by Cullen Dodd

Students and staff of Har­din-Jefferson High School in Sour Lake witnessed the dev­astating results of drinking and driving in a demonstration as part of the Shattered Dreams Program hosted by the school March 27.

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3K of heroin

While methamphetamine, marijuana – synthetic or other­wise – and crack cocaine are drugs commonly seen in area police reports, another nasty nuisance, once practically nonexistent locally, is also becoming more prevalent.

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Body found is Chris Reich, authorities said.

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office has identified the body discovered by the U.S. Coast Guard on Monday, Feb. 3, as 35-year-old Chris Reich, who was last seen on Jan. 17, 2014. The reported cause of death, according to a Jefferson County Sheriff's Office press release, is drowning.

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Carrier

Police are searching for Elizabeth Regina Carrier, a fugitive wanted for nine charges of felony theft with bonds totaling $175,000.

In a press release, Jefferson County Sheriff's Office described Carrier as a "serial felony shoplifter" and explained that she is suspected to be part of a shoplifting ring operating in the county.

Carrier, AKA "Regina," is 32 years old, weighs 160 pounds, has black hair and brown eyes and has a tattoo of a rose on the right side of her neck.

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Alameda

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Fugitive Warrant Division is asking the public’s assistance in locating a serial narcotic distributor. The warrant division is attempting to locate:

Name: Daniel Ignacio Alameda, Age: 30, Height: 5'3,  Weight: 150 lbs, Hair: Shaved, Eyes: Brown, Tattoos: (Left Shoulder) "Santa Muerte and Pit bull"(Abdomen) "ALAMEDA"

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