Hardin County Sheriff's Office

Darrin Dustin Maxwell | Photo: Hardin County Sheriff's Office
Colton Keith Lebouff | Photo: Orange County Sheriff's Office

Two locals were arrested by multiple agencies for possession of child pornography last week, according to The Texas Attorney General's office.

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Trintin Glenn | Photo: GoFundMe

A 12-year-old boy died Nov. 8 while he and a friend were playing with a hunting rifle, Hardin County Sheriff Mark Davis said in a statement.

The boy has been identified as Trintin Glenn, 12, who lived in Kountze.

Hardin County Sheriff deputies arrived on scene shortly after 6 p.m. Nov. 8 and found the boy’s body on the porch of a mobile home in the 2600 block of FM 418, just east of Kountze, according to Davis.

Davis said they believe, based in the initial investigation, that the rifle accidentally discharged while the boys were playing with it.

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Ashley Pickering and children (Facebook.com)

A mother and her five children between 3 and 11 years old died in a fire at their home early in the morning on Oct. 18, according to Hardin County Sheriff Mark Davis.

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Donavin Michael Cantwell
Karissa Hopkins

Hardin County Jail escapee Donavin Michael Cantwell has been captured in Harris County, near Channelview, Sheriff Mark Davis said in a release Aug. 17.

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The Hardin County Sheriff’s Office has arrested multiple suspects in separate burglaries plaguing a refinery, two convenience stores and the North Hardin Water Corporation.

“Each case is separate,” Sheriff Mark Davis said in a statement July 3.

North Hardin Water Corporation

April 26, the main office of the North Hardin Water Corporation, located on FM Highway 92, north of Silsbee, was burglarized. The suspects took property from inside and caused damage to the building.

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Donavin Cantwell and Kala Renay Kinsey

The Hardin County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating an escape that occurred at the Hardin County Jail.

Donavin Michael Cantwell, 28, was charged with the felony offenses of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, evading detention and unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon.

June 22 at about 5 a.m., Cantwell was able to move past guards and exit the jail during the morning feeding activity. Video surveillance captured the event.

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Donavin Michael Cantwell and Kala Renay Kinsey

The Hardin County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating an escape that occurred at the Hardin County Jail.

Donavin Michael Cantwell, 28, was charged with the felony offenses of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, evading detention and unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon.

He is described as white male, 5-11 and weighing 160 pounds, with very short brown hair, blue eyes and a heavy, short heard.

June 22 at about 5 a.m., Cantwell was able to move past guards and exit the jail during the morning feeding activity. Video surveillance captured the event.

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On April 25, at about 6 p.m., Hardin County Sheriff’s Office deputies executed a search warrant in the 3700 block of FM Hwy 770 in Kountze regarding a marijuana investigation, Sheriff Mark Davis said in a release. The warrant was issued by Hardin County Justice of the Peace Melissa Minton.

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A woman's body was discovered on the morning of Sunday, December 6, 2015 by deer hunters on a hunting lease off of Highway 326 between Sour Lake and Kountze. 

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