Jasper County Newswire

Jasper County Newswire

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  1. Affidavit: Jasper man assaulted 2 women, broke window while holding 1-year-old sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Deputies with the Jasper County Sheriff's Office arrested a 28-year-old man on Sunday in connection to allegations that he got drunk and assaulted two women at a home on County Road 254 and then broke a window while he was holding his 1-year-old son. Joseph "Jody" Dan Sandefer, of Jasper, was booked in to the Jasper County Jail on a second-degree endangering a child - placing in imminent danger charge and a Class A misdemeanor assaulting causing bodily injury charge.

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  2. Southeast Texas embezzlement cases see gambling trendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... recent years, several have involved volunteers using stolen funds to gamble. On Jan. 18, a district judge in Jasper County sentenced Kathern D. Molt , 50, to five years' probation for stealing nearly $50,000 from the Magnolia Festival in Kirbyville. ...

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  3. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    ... stole an estimated $5,000 worth of wheel simulators from Wright Chrysler Dodge Monday night. Deputies with the Jasper County Sheriff's Office arrested a 49-year-old man earlier this week in connection to allegations that he went to a business in ...

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  4. Jasper County affidavit: Man assaulted victim, tried to slash, stab him with macheteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Deputies with the Jasper County Sheriff's Office arrested a 49-year-old man earlier this week in connection to allegations that he went to a business in Evadale and assaulted a man before trying to slash and stab the victim with a machete. Dawayne Anthony Lafauci, of Vidor, was booked into the Jasper County Jail on a second-degree felony aggravated assault with a deadly weapon charge.

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  5. Jasper County Sheriff's Office: Buna woman stole flowers from grave sitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | KXXV-TV Waco

    Deputies with the Jasper County Sheriff's Office have arrested a 36-year-old Buna woman in connection to allegations that she stole flowers from grave sites of a woman's two children at a cemetery located at 1850 FM 1004 back in November of 2016. Jodi Lynette Powell, 36, of Buna, was arrested and charged with state-jail felony theft of property from a grave, human corpse, or military marker.

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  6. 3 arrested in forced burglaries in Jasper CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    The Jasper County Sheriff's Office has arrested three men accused in a string of burglaries on a Jasper County road on Jan. 5. Michael Wayne Pipps, 33, of Beaumont, Tommy Chambless, 33, of Woodville, and Mitchell Shawn Woosley, 24, of Brookeland, are each charged with six counts of burglary, one count of engaging in organized criminal activity and one count of aggravated assault with deadly weapon. Pipps is also charged with an additional count of aggravated assault and two counts of aggravated kidnapping.

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  7. Jasper County: Sheriff's Office: Buna woman stole flowers from grave sitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Deputies with the Jasper County Sheriff's Office have arrested a 36-year-old Buna woman in connection to allegations that she stole flowers from grave sites of a woman's two children at a cemetery located at 1850 FM 1004 back in November of 2016. Jodi Lynette Powell, 36, of Buna, was arrested and charged with state-jail felony theft of property from a grave, human corpse, or military marker.

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  8. Jasper Police Department: 19-year-old man kidnapped ex-girlfriend at gunpointRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | KXXV-TV Waco

    ... threatened to kill her numerous times, according to police. As of Monday, Phifer was still being held in the Jasper County Jail on a felony aggravated kidnapping charge. His bail amount has been set at $25,000. Lt. Garrett Foster with the jasper ...

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  9. Sheriff's Office: U.S. Army vet found dead in Sam Rayburn had been suffering from PTSDRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 27 | KXXV-TV Waco

    ... County Road 222 in Brookeland on Tuesday, Jan. 24th." At that point, an extensive search effort was launched. Jasper County Sheriff Mitchel Newman enlisted the help of his deputies, the Jasper County Emergency Corps, and many volunteers. Newman also ...

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  10. Jasper County confirms missing man foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 26 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Authorities with the Jasper County Sheriff's office have confirmed missing 23-year-old Amon Gift was found Thursday evening. Lieutenant John Cooper said officials are not releasing details surrounding the discovery or if Gift was found dead or alive.

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  11. Buna man strikes tree, dies in Jasper County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 24 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    A 62-year-old Buna man died Tuesday after his car struck a tree in Jasper County, the Texas Department of Public Safety said in a release.

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  12. Motorcycle Crash on US 96 Sends Vidor Man to the HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 23 | Orange Leader

    , the Texas Department of Public Safety responded to a two vehicle crash on US 96 in Jasper County. The crash occurred about two (2) miles south of Buna, Texas. A Suzuki motorcycle was traveling northbound in the inside traffic lane on US 96 through ...

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  13. Vidor man ejected form motorcycle during Jasper County wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 23 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    A 48-year-old man, from Vidor, was taken to the hospital with serious injuries following a Monday morning crash, DPS spokesperson Sgt.

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  14. Jasper County Sheriff's Office: Man who shot, killed cousin arrested for murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | KXXV-TV Waco

    The man who shot and killed his cousin at a home in the Evadale area of Jasper County Monday afternoon has been arrested and charged with murder, according to the sheriff's office. According to a press release from the Jasper County Sheriff's Office, William West was arrested and charged with first-degree murder in connection to the shooting death of Ryan West, his cousin.

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  15. Evadale man accused of fatally shooting cousinRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Deputies were originally reporting to an Evadale home in reference to a caller who was complaining about someone dumping trash on his front yard near the intersection of U.S. 96 and FM 105, the release states.

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  16. One person dead in Jasper County shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | KXXV-TV Waco

    The Jasper County Sherriff's department said one man has died following a shooting at a home in the Evadale area in Jasper County. Lieutenant Matt Ortego said the sheriff's department was responding to a call of shots fired.

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  17. Authorities worried after fatal K2 overdoses in Jasper, NewtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    A man holds a man of Kush that he bought for five dollars in a vacant lot near Peggy Park, a known drug gathering site, Wednesday, June 29, 2016, in Houston.

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  18. Historic cattle ranch, vineyard south of Kirbyville on the marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... for $1.2 million. The farm, listed as "Ranch 82" by Republic Ranches, was supposedly the last working ranch in Jasper County, according to the listing. The ranch-style home features three bedrooms and two bathrooms that overlooks the pond and ...

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  19. Suspect in armed robbery of Kirbyville gas station turns self inRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... she did a good job and that she still will get paid," according to the affidavit. Johnson is being held at the Jasper County Jail on $50,000 bail and has been charged with aggravated robbery, officials said.

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  20. Sheriff's Office: Jasper's 5 Most WantedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Five Buna residents are currently the most wanted criminals in Jasper County, according to a press release from the Sheriff's Office.

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