CRIME & SAFETY
Warning From Sheriff Brent Dickson
With Christmas packages hitting the door steps the thieves are out in force. We recommend that you have a secured place for the delivery drivers to put your packages . If you have no place to send your packages where they will be secure please feel free to have your items shipped to either Sheriff’s Office location. We will keep your packages in a secure room and you can retrieve them Monday-Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm free of charge.
Cherokee County Home and Vehicles Destroyed in Overnight Fire, No Injuries Reported
An overnight fire in Bullard, Cherokee County, has left a house and two vehicles destroyed. Firefighters battled the blaze, believed to have started from an electrical issue in the garage. No injuries were reported, but water supply was a major concern.
89-year-old dead after pickup truck and semi-trailer crash on State Highway 21
CROCKETT, Texas (KETK) – An 89-year-old man was killed after officials said his 2013 Ford pickup truck hit a 2019 Freightliner semi-trailer on Monday. According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, Fred Gunn Jr., 89 of Kennard, was driving southwest on State Highway 21 around 10:25 a.m. When he was about seven miles northeast […]
Criminal justice professor believes indicted Cherokee County constable's alleged actions violated 'multiple policies' during 2021 officer pursuit
Documents and records state Cherokee County Pct. 4 Constable Jamie Beene hit motorcyclist Jerry Stanfield with his service vehicle during a 2021 police chase.
Investigation into Cherokee County Constable's Alleged Actions in Motorcycle Chase
In a CBS19 investigation, previously unknown details about a police chase involving a Cherokee County Constable have been revealed. The chase ended in a motorcycle crash, nearly costing a man's life. The constable was indicted for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon - his service vehicle.