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Sheriff Burby's Weekly Report

Weekly Sheriff’s Report

July 3, 2023

 Released by:  Sheriff Robert Burby  


Calls To Services (June 25, 2023, to July 2, 2023):  The Newton County Sheriff’s Office (NCSO) answered 53 calls to service.

Jail Population:   We currently have 28 inmates in the following Jails, 17 housed in Newton; 10 housed in Jasper and 1 in Hardin County.

COMMUNITY WATCH MEETING: Our next meeting is on July 20, 2023, at 7p.m at Hughes Outreach Center at 10602 Hwy 190 East in Bon Wier.

UNIFORMED PATOL: We worked extra duty Deputies due to the holiday weekend firework displays at Toledo Bend and Trout Creek.

The following 7 individuals were booked into Newton County Jail:

Maricle, Jerry Lee 6/25/2023 MB Terroristic Threat Cause Fear of Imminent SBI F Pos Controlled Sub (Orange Co.)

Spears, Shelly Lynnea 6/27/2023 MB Driving While Intoxicated

Nolan, Michael Ryan 6/27/2023 MC Public Intoxication

Shaw, Henry Eldredge Jr. 6/27/2023 F2 Agg Assault W/Deadly Weapon

Peterson, William Joseph IV 6/28/2023 F1 Inj Child/Elderly/Disabled w/int SBI/Mental Sims, Cody Michael 6/30/2023 M Probation Violation

David, Jaron 7/01/2023 FS Bond Forfeiture/Poss C/S

Newton (Unincorporated Limits): Welfare Concern, Terroristic Threat (X2), Officer Assist, Follow-Up/Case Inquiry, Traffic Hazard

Burkeville: Theft (after investigation on the scene no theft occurred, a family member had the item), Terroristic Threat on Social Media (X2), Suspicious Vehicle, Extra Patrol, Noise/Loud Music, Theft, Disabled Vehicle, Illegal Dumping of sewer from a RV,


Pine Grove: Fire, Disturbance (X2), Civil Matter

Sandjack: Civil Matter, Trespassing

Call: Assault Weapon Involved Officer Assist (Exotic Cat Refuse), UUMV, Suspicious Activity (Vehicle), Suspicious Activity-Unwanted Individuals. Further Investigations reveal the subject suffers from dementia. Appropriate notifications were made for assistance.

Welfare Concerns

Liberty: Mail Scam Alert (Beware, if sounds to good to be true, then it isn’t!)

Deweyville: Trespassing, Accident, Officer Assist, Suspicious Activity (X2), Motorist Ran Off the Roadway (Hwy 87S), Disturbance Noise/Loud Music, Welfare Concern, Disturbance (X5), Theft, Hit and Run Accident, Veral Disturbance

Farrsville: Criminal Mischief

Hartburg: Welfare Concern, Reckless Driving

Devils Pocket: Terroristic Threat

Jamestown: Mental Health Call

Wiergate: Assault

Toledo Bend: Traffic Hazard at TxDot Right of Way (Abandon Shack

removed from Hwy 255 @ Hwy 87!), Suspicious Activity, Extra Patrol on Hwy 87 N, Small Grass Fire

from Fireworks

Bleakwood: False Alarm, Animal Nuisance, Disturbance, Fraud

Bon Wier: Theft, Officer Assist, Harassment, Report of Trespassing, Officer Assist,

Trout Creek: Suspicious Activity, Disturbance, Protective Order Violation,


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