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Newton County Sheriff Report


Weekly Sheriff’s Report

April 15, 2024

Released by: Sheriff Robert Burby

At 8:00 a.m. on April 15, 2024, Newton County Emergency Operations Center held a meeting in Deweyville. These meetings will be held daily until further notice. The Newton County EOC is being manned from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily at the City Hall in Newton.

TOLDEO BEND DAM REPORT AS OF 4/15/24: 11 GATES OPEN AT 3 FEET -RELEASING 33,000 CFS AND GENERATORS RELEASING 13,233 CFS.

You may visit www.sratx.org to keep up with the current levels and advisories for Toledo Bend Lake.

You can also monitor the following Facebook accounts for updates on this situation:

Newton County Emergency Management

Newton County Judge Information Page


Calls To Service (April 8, 2024, to April 14, 2024): The Newton County Sheriff’s Office (NCSO) answered 79 calls to service.


Jail Transports: NCSO had 7 jail transports;

4 from NCSO to JCSO, 1 from NCSO to Dr. Appointment, 1 from NCSO to mental health facility, 1 from Beauregard to NCSO.


Jail Population: We currently have 26 inmates in the following jails;

10 housed in Newton, 6 housed in Beauregard, and 9 housed in Jasper, 1 at mental facility on furlough.


The following individuals were booked into the County Jail:

Power, Bonnie Rae 04/08/24 FS Criminal Mischief <$2500 Habitation w/

FA/EXPL

MA Assault Causes Bodily Inj

Simmons, Christopher Carlos 04/11/24 F2 Burglary of Habitation

F1 Motion for Adjudication of Guilt/ Agg

Robbery


The following calls and reports were received by NCSO:


Bon Wier: Welfare Concern, Disturbance, Officer Assist x 3, Alarm x 2, Extra Patrol, Reckless Driving


Deweyville: Disturbance x 3, Theft, Accident, Suspicious Activity, Alarm x 2, Burglary x 2, Extra Patrol, 4-Wheeler Complaint, Noise Complaint x 2, Cruelty to Animals, Reckless Driving


Newton (Unincorporated Limits): Officer Assist x 3, Burg of Veh, Criminal Mischief, Theft/Vehicle, Welfare Concern x 3, Suspicious Activity, Extra Patrol, Animal Bite


Burkeville: Trespassing, Alarm, Vehicle Repossession, Officer Assist, Criminal Mischief, Suspicious Activity, Disturbance


Toledo Bend: Animal Bite, Follow Up, Officer Assist


Fawil: Suspicious Activity


Call: Welfare Concern, Disturbance, 911 Hangup


Kirbyville: Mental Health, Animal Nuisance, Welfare Concern, Disturbance, Officer Assist


Liberty: Suspicious Activity, Harassment


Trout Creek: Assault, Accident, Abandoned Auto, Officer Assist


Farrsville: Animal Nuisance, Officer Assist


Wiergate: Civil Matter, Trespassing, Animal Nuisance


Bleakwood: Traffic Hazard, Welfare Concern, Civil Matter, Officer Assist x 2, 4-Wheeler Complaint


Sandjack: Suspicious Activity, Civil Matter, Theft


Devil’s Pocket: Theft


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