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Newton County Sheriff's Report

Calls To Service (February 19, 2024, to February 25, 2024):

The Newton County Sheriff’s Office (NCSO) answered 67 calls to service.

Jail Transports:

NCSO had 13 jail transports. 1 from NCSO to Dr. Appointment, 1 from Dunn Unit to NCSO, 3 from JCSO to NCSO, 4 from Beauregard to NCSO, 2 from NCSO to Beauregard, 1 from NCSO to Orange Co, 1 from NCSO to Jefferson Co

Jail Population:

We currently have 27 inmates in the following jails.

13 housed in Newton, 10 housed in Beauregard, and 4 housed in Jasper.


I want to thank all the agencies, volunteers, Churches, and community groups who provided food and drinks to everyone on the scene who devoted their time and energy during our search efforts at the Sabine River in Bon Wier.

It was a very tough time and awfully hard for the Perkins family members who were there every day. Please join us in keeping them in our prayers during their grief process.

The following individuals were booked into the County Jail:

Samuel, Patrick Jerome 2/19/24 F2 Prob Violation (Agg Assault w/ Deadly Weapon), FS FTA- Poss C/S (Jasper County)

Bryant, Jonathan Dwight Jr 2/20/24 MB Criminal Trespass

Pilant, Shana Lynn McCarver 2/21/24 F3 Assault Public Servant

 F3 Assault Public Servant, MA Fail to ID Fugitive, Intent Give False Info F3 FTA- Evading Arrest Det w/ Veh (Jasper County), F3 FTA- Proh Subst in Corr/Civ Com Facility (Jasper County), F3 FTA- Poss CS PG1/1-B <1G (Jasper County)

Cantrell, Jefferson Randolph 2/22/24 F3 Unl Poss Firearm by Felon

Forward, Desonnier Kinte 2/24/24 MA Assault Causes Bodily Injury Family Member

Hubbard, Rauck Jamal 2/25/24 F3 Evading Arrest Det w/ Veh, F* Prob Viol- 2nd Degree Kidnapping (LA)

PRESS RELEASE: On February 22, 2024, on FM 82, Kirbyville, Texas, we assisted Texas Department of Public Safety Criminal Investigations Division in the execution of a Search Warrant and arrest of Cantrell, Jefferson Randolph WM, 36 YOA.

Cantrell was arrested without incident. He is charged with a Felony in the Third Degree for Unl Poss Firearm by Felon. Bond was set at $15,000.00.

The following calls and reports were received by NCSO:

Bon Wier: Control Burn, Officer Assist x 2, River Recovery Operations

Deweyville: Alarm x 7, Civil Matter x 2, Officer Assist x 3, Noise Complaint, Suspicious Activity x 4, Terroristic Threat, Disturbance

Newton (Unincorporated Limits): Burglary, Reckless Driving, Officer Assist x 3, Animal Nuisance, Civil Matter

Burkeville: Mental Health, Reckless Driving

Bleakwood: Officer Assist x 3, Evading Arrest, Disturbance x 2

Call: Theft, Welfare Concern

Toledo Bend: Burglary, Animal Bite

Sandjack: Mental Health, Officer Assist

Old Salem: Civil Matter

Liberty: Noise Complaint, Alarm, Disturbance x 2

Belgrade: Disturbance x 2, Officer Assist

Trout Creek: Reckless Driving, Suspicious Activity

Old Champion: Officer Assist x 2

Mayflower: Theft

Harrels: Officer Assist x 2

Buckhorn: Accident

Buna: Civil Matter

Jamestown: Officer Assist


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