Jasper County Newswire

Jasper County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Jasper County, TX.

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  1. Traffic stop by Jasper Co. Sheriff's investigators results in felony weed arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A traffic stop by Jasper County Sheriff's Office narcotics investigators and a Texas Department of Public Safety trooper on Tuesday resulted in a felony drug arrest and the seizure of a "large amount" of marijuana. Joseph Marks, 55, was arrested and charged with manufacture and/or delivery of marijuana between four ounces and five pounds.

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  2. Jasper PD: Man sexually assaulted underage girl he met on InstagramRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | KXXV-TV Waco

    Officers with the Jasper Police Department arrested a 20-year-old man on Jan. 28 after they went to a house looking for two Kountze High School students that had been missing since the day before, and allegedly found the man engaged in a sex act with one of the girls. Octavious Grant, of Jasper, is still being held in the Jasper County jail on a felony sexual assault of a child charge.

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  3. Volunteers pull together to make home handicapped friendly for woman who lost legsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | 12NewsNow.Com

    Myah McDonald, the Jasper woman who lost her legs in a freak train accident in the fall, returned home on Friday night but unfortunately their home isn't handicapped friendly. On Saturday family, friends and members of the Jasper County Cowboy Church came together to make moving back home an easy transition.

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  4. February 1, 1st District Court Jury duty cancelledRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Kathy Kent the District Clerk for the County of Jasper has announced the following: All jurors summoned to appear before the Honorable Judge Mixson, 1st District Court of Jasper County, Texas on February 1, 2016 need not appear.

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  5. Tornado warning issued for Jasper, Newton countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning in Jasper and Newton counties until 1:30 p.m. Photo courtesy of the National Weather Service The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning in Jasper and Newton counties until 1:30 p.m. Photo courtesy of the National Weather Service The National Weather Service has issued a ... (more)

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  6. Tornado warning issued for Jasper, Newton countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning in Jasper and Newton counties until 1:30 p.m. Photo courtesy of the National Weather Service The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning in Jasper and Newton counties until 1:30 p.m. Photo courtesy of the National Weather Service The National Weather Service has issued a ... (more)

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  7. Affidavit: 20-year-old Buna man sexually assaulted mentally disabled womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Deputies with the Jasper County have arrested a 20-year-old Buna man in connection to allegations that he sexually assaulted a mentally disabled woman on Jan. 7. David Ray Kirkindoll Jr. was arrested and charged with first-degree felony aggravated sexual assault of an elderly or disabled person. According to the probable cause affidavit, a JCSO deputy was notified about the alleged sexual assault on Jan. 8. The alleged sexual assault occurred at a residence in the 35,000 block of State Highway 96 in Buna.

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  8. Jasper couple warns others after child almost abductedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    ... to just watch their kids. Just be there with them, don't leave them unattended at any time," Cesar said. The Jasper County Sheriff's Office are searching for two suspects, both described as black men, with one wearing a 'du-rag'. Officials describe ...

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  9. Jasper Co. officials looking for two suspects in attempted abductionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    The Jasper County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help after two men attempt to lure a child in their truck. Newman said the men were in a black Ford truck.

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  10. Jasper man killed in house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... the Jasper Fire Department fought a fully engulfed blaze at a single-wide mobile home on County Road 257. Jasper County Sheriff Mitchel Newman said in a news release that Pinkston had spoken by phone to a family member, telling her that he was ...

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  11. 1st District Court Jury Duty cancelledRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    According to a release from Kathy Kent, the District Clerk of Jasper County all jurors summoned to appear before the Judge Lisa Burkhalter, 1st District court of Jasper County, Texas on December 14, 2015 need not appear.

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  12. Wanted felon arrested after chase that started in SilsbeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | 12NewsNow.Com

    An official said around 9:30 p.m. a Silsbee police officer tried to stop a vehicle reported stolen out of Chambers County. The driver refused to pull over and officers chased the vehicle from Silsbee, to Evadale and eventually to rural Jasper County west of Buna where the suspect crashed near County Road 713.

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  13. Jasper Co. sheriff: 3 hitchhikers robbed couple at gunpointRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Deputies with the Jasper County Sheriff's Office arrested three people Tuesday in connection to allegations that they held a couple at gunpoint and robbed them. Ronnie Crofty, Katy Shaw, and Jamaar Tukes were all arrested and charged with aggravated robbery, according to Jasper County Sheriff Mitchel Newman.

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  14. Kirbyville man dies in Jasper County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    A 26-year-old Kirbyville man was killed Wednesday morning after his car struck a tree in Jasper County, Texas Department of Public Safety officials said in a news release.

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  15. Kirbyville man dead following Jasper County accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | 12NewsNow.Com

    According to Department of Public Safety Spokesperson Trooper Stephanie Davis, the accident happened around 5:30 a.m. on County Road 701 near Airport Road in Jasper County. Trooper Davis said a 2009 Toyota was going south on CR 701.

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  16. Jasper man flees hospital after police chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2015 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    According to Detective Garrett Foster of the Jasper Police Department, police attempted to stop Jamaar Tukes, 28, in a routine traffic stop around 9:30 p.m. on Monday. Foster said Tukes refused to stop and lead police on a high speed chase down Highway 96 starting in Jasper County and ending in San Augustine County.

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  17. Jasper Co. 'Christmas in the Park' features unique vendorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2015 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    It's starting to look a lot like Christmas in Jasper County. From Santa to decorations, this East Texas town has turned into a Christmas wonderland.

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  18. Jasper Co. Jail serves 103 inmates Thanksgiving mealRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2015 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Turkey, dressing, sweet potatoes, and pumpkin pie. It was a traditional Thanksgiving meal served in a non-traditional place, the Jasper County Jail.

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  19. Suspect who allegedly stole $2.5K from Jasper Co. store out on bailRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2015 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Jasper County authorities arrested a 30-year-old man in connection to allegations that he jumped behind the counter of a Brookeland convenience store on Nov. 18 and allegedly stole $2,500 from the cash register. Bobby Neal Cratic, of Jasper, was arrested Saturday.

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  20. Drivers escape multi-vehicle wreck in Jasper County with non life-threatening injuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2015 | 12NewsNow.Com

    The Texas Department of Public Safety says three drivers who were involved in an early morning wreck are recovering from their injuries and are all expected to survive. DPS spokesperson Trooper Stephanie Davis says around 2 a.m. Sunday, a Dodge pickup truck being driven by Jacie Viator, 22 of Orange was heading south on Highway 62. Viator crossed the center line and hit a Ford truck head-on.

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