November 23, 2022 - The Shelby County District Attorney’s Office requested the pond where the body of Inga Lout was found be drained oin Friday, November 4, 2022. Jamie Hagler, Constable Precinct 2, made contact with Lenny Dupuis, supervisor of Chi Omni Environmental Solution in Center, and within one hour, Dupuis had equipment on scene. Chi Omni provided lighting, pumpers, a vacuum truck, skilled drivers, equipment operators, and other needed materials to drain the pond. Chi Omni stayed on location for a total of three days providing their services free of charge to the county.
October 31, 2022 - Shelby County Sheriff Kevin W. Windham reports the recovery of a stolen vehicle.
On October 24, 2022, Lieutenant Investigator Chad Hooper began working the report of a 2000 Ford pickup that was stolen from Carroll Street in Joaquin. Lieutenant Hooper learned that the alleged suspect of the truck had been arrested in Cherokee County on October 26.
October 26, 2022 - Shelby County Sheriff Kevin Windham reports the search for Bryan Aleck Krolczyk has come to an end. Krolczyk was located in the attic of his residence and was arrested by the San Augustine Sheriff's Office and San Augustine Police Department this evening, October 26, 2022.
UPDATE 3:30 P.M.: The search for Krolczyk is now in San Augustine County at Hwy 21 and Spur 85. Please use caution if traveling this direction.
October 25, 2022 - The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of Terry Wayne Goodman, 53, of Rusk. Goodman is described as a white male, 5’6” tall and weighs 160 pounds. He has brown eyes and red hair.
The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is seeking Goodman in reference to a 2000 Ford Ranger that was reported missing from Carroll Street in Joaquin on Monday, October 24.
If you know the whereabouts of Goodman, you are asked to contact SCSO Lieutenant Investigator Chad Hooper at 936-572-5045.
October 18, 2022 - Sheriff Kevin W. Windham reports the arrest of Avery Brown, 27, of Huntsville and Raina Baker, 32, of Center, for theft in regards to an incident that occurred on October 14, 2022, in Timpson.
October 14, 2022 - The Shelby County Sheriff's Department issued today the following statement regarding Inga Lout of Shelbyville.
Statement: On October 12, 2022 at 9pm, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office began searching for Inga Lout, who was reported missing by her family. Lout’s family stated that she left her home at 5:45am on October 12 to travel to her place of employment in Center.
Update: Shelby County Sheriff Kevin Windham confirms the body of Inga Lout was found on Thursday afternoon, October 13. An inquest was performed by Justice of the Peace Precinct 2 Marla Denby and an autopsy has been ordered.