August 28, 2017 - Dallas, TX. Bob Hataway, Chaplain and founder of TransAlive USA, who has been involved in transportation ministry for 44 years, was recognized by the National Day of Prayer for Truckers Organization during the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas, TX on August 24, 2017.
May 20, 2015 - Shelby County Sheriff Willis Blackwell reports that sometime on Monday, May 18th, 2015 at 10pm to Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 at 4am, unknown suspect(s) entered into several vehicles in Shelby County. Areas in which the burglaries occurred was in the James/Antioch Communities on County Road 3215 and FM 2608. Suspect(s) stole a Pioneer stereo system and money.
May 20, 2015 - Shelby County Sheriff Willis Blackwell reports that on April 11th, 2015 suspect(s) entered onto the property of a deer lease located on County Road 1017 in Center, Texas and stole items such as a utility trailer with deer stands, deer feeder, solar panels, trail cameras, and buddy heaters. A photograph was provided from a trail camera that shows a vehicle of interest that was on the deer lease on April 09th, 2015 at approximately 12:33pm. The property was stolen on April 11th, 2015 at approximately 12:42am.
May 20, 2015 - Sheriff Willis Blackwell would like to report that on the 12th of May at around 12am Sergeant Michael Griffin while on routine patrol made a traffic stop on a vehicle for an expired registration on Martin Luther King Drive in Center.
April 23, 2015 - Sheriff Willis Blackwell reports that on Saturday, April 18, 2015, Shelby County Sheriff’s Deputy Kurtes Lawrence, while on routine patrol on FM 417 West, noticed a vehicle parked on County Road 1042 facing oncoming traffic.
April 16, 2015 - I am pleased to announce that Child Abuse Prevention Month, April, has been capped by a jury verdict of Guilty for Juan Merino for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child under 14 years of age.
The jury, speaking on behalf of the community, has today sent a strong message that Child Abuse will not be tolerated in Shelby County, Texas. The jury sentenced Merino to 60 years' incarceration in prison, and assessed a $10,000 fine.
March 17, 2015 - Center Police Department TNT (Tactical Narcotics Team) executed a pre-dawn search warrant on March 17, 2015 at a residence located at 1202 Union Street in Center. The search warrant was issued as the result of a several month long investigation by the Narcotics Division of the Police Department.
Investigators located various types of illegal drugs at the residence including, cocaine, synthetic marijuana, and prescription pills. Four suspects were arrested as a result of the investigation.