chambers county

The Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT) announced Thursday, Jan. 17, that an oversized heavy transport will be making its way from SH 146 at Cedar Bayou, to SH 146 north of Interstate 10 on late Friday, Jan. 18, and Saturday evening, Jan. 19.

According to a statement from TXDOT, the haul will begin at 10 p.m. on Friday and is expected to last into the morning hours of Saturday, Jan. 19. It will park near the I-10 and FM 3180 intersection until continuing the move beginning 10 p.m. Saturday night. 

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Chambers County Sheriff's Office responded to a home on FM 2041 in Anahuac in reference to two deceased individuals on Dec. 24. Upon arrival, deputies discovered Matthew Allen Kline, 28, and his wife, Dominique Schliske, 26, dead from gunshot wounds.

The initial investigation showed Schliske was in the master bedroom of their home and was likely shot in the head while asleep. Kline was discovered in the same room on the floor next to the bed with what detectives believe was a self-inflicted gun shot wound to the head. 

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Steven Wayne McDowell

On Saturday, August 26, the Chambers County Sheriff’s Office received a call regarding a welfare concern for 37 year old Crystal Seratte McDowell, of west Chambers County. 

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Jason Satchell

On August 16 at about 2:00 a.m., a Chambers County deputy observed a motorcycle operated in an unsafe manner, westbound on I-10 near FM 3180 in Chambers County, Sheriff Brian C. Hawthorne said in a release.

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Jacquilyn Jones was arrested while gaming and charged with possession of meth.

On August 9, at about 8:30 p.m., the Chambers County Sheriff's Office Covert Investigation Unit and Patrol Division executed a search warrant for illegal gambling operations at the Alligator Express gas station on Ross Sterling Avenue in Anahuac, Sheriff Brian C. Hawthorne said in a release.

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On April 19 at about 1 p.m., the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) received a report of a two vehicle crash at the intersection of Highway 73 and County Line Road in Chambers County. This crash occurred about 1-2 miles west of Highway 124.

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Clinton Greenwood

April 3 at 7 a.m., Baytown Police responded to a call for officer assistance at 701 W. Baker Road, the department said in a release.

Officers responding to the scene found Harris County Precinct 3 Assistant Chief Deputy Clinton Greenwood lying on the ground bleeding and immediately rendered aide. Greenwood was flown to the hospital, where he later succumbed to a single gunshot wound, initial reports said.

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On Nov. 29, The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) announced that they were beginning to implement “Safe Phone Zones” throughout the state at 55 Safety Rest Areas and Travel Information Centers (TICs).

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Traffic flow will be affected by several road closures in Vidor, Beaumont and Winnie this week, TxDOT PIO Sarah Dupre said in a release. The repairs are scheduled for the following days, weather permitting.

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An armed man apparently attempting to escape arrest was shot and killed during a confrontation with officers Nov. 22, reports the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office. 

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