March 26, 2018 - In the early morning hours of March 10, 2018, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) received a call of a burglary and stolen vehicle.
Officers met with the complainant who advised he had arrived at his residence to find it had been burglarized and his vehicle taken. The suspect(s) rummaged through the residence and forced open a Brinks safe and took $2,000 in cash and two Austin State Bank checkbooks. After burglarizing the residence, the suspect(s) left in a 2017 Dodge Ram 1500 belonging to the complainant.
March 15, 2018 - The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office expresses our thoughts and prayers for all those involved in the tragic March 6, 2018 death of Louis Troy Risinger. Peace officers hope to avoid the use of deadly force throughout their careers, but when the circumstances result in its use, the outcome is devastating. The Sheriff’s Office can confirm Sergeant Jeffrey Gogolewski, a veteran officer, was involved in the shooting. We continue to work with the Texas Rangers to ensure to a thorough and complete investigation is conducted.
February 23, 2018 - Shelby County Sheriff Willis Blackwell reports the arrest of two suspects in connection to a string of car burglaries that occurred in multiple counties, including Shelby County, in early February.
January 10, 2018 - The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of 54 year-old Teresa Glynn Stephens. Stephens was last seen in Shelby County in the Spring of 2016. Stephens may also go by the names Teresa Glynn Roof or Teresa Glynn Kocyba.