Jefferson County Sheriff's Office

Yiannis Nikolaos Mihail, Arthur Christopher Harmon and Cody Jamar Lewis

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office has released the identity of the murder victim discovered on South China Road on the morning of April 5 and is still searching for one man in relation to the murder. The Sheriff’s Office reports the victim was 53-year-old Kevin Alton Moyer of Dallas.

photo by Cullen Dodd

Students and staff of Har­din-Jefferson High School in Sour Lake witnessed the dev­astating results of drinking and driving in a demonstration as part of the Shattered Dreams Program hosted by the school March 27.

3K of heroin

While methamphetamine, marijuana – synthetic or other­wise – and crack cocaine are drugs commonly seen in area police reports, another nasty nuisance, once practically nonexistent locally, is also becoming more prevalent.

Body found is Chris Reich, authorities said.

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office has identified the body discovered by the U.S. Coast Guard on Monday, Feb. 3, as 35-year-old Chris Reich, who was last seen on Jan. 17, 2014. The reported cause of death, according to a Jefferson County Sheriff's Office press release, is drowning.


Police are searching for Elizabeth Regina Carrier, a fugitive wanted for nine charges of felony theft with bonds totaling $175,000.

In a press release, Jefferson County Sheriff's Office described Carrier as a "serial felony shoplifter" and explained that she is suspected to be part of a shoplifting ring operating in the county.

Carrier, AKA "Regina," is 32 years old, weighs 160 pounds, has black hair and brown eyes and has a tattoo of a rose on the right side of her neck.


The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Fugitive Warrant Division is asking the public’s assistance in locating a serial narcotic distributor. The warrant division is attempting to locate:

Name: Daniel Ignacio Alameda, Age: 30, Height: 5'3,  Weight: 150 lbs, Hair: Shaved, Eyes: Brown, Tattoos: (Left Shoulder) "Santa Muerte and Pit bull"(Abdomen) "ALAMEDA"


A Fannett man is in jail after shooting his father and leading police on a high-speed chase between Beaumont and Fannett Sunday night, Nov. 3.

Gino Maybit Jr.

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office deputies found two men and one woman dead Sunday, June 30, after what appears to be a double murder and suicide at McFaddin Beach.

Deputies responded to several 911 calls in reference to a shooting in progress at around 4:30 p.m. Sunday afternoon. When deputies arrived on the scene, they found three individuals had been shot, including the shooter. The victims were a man and woman; the shooter was a male adult. According to police, the shooter had a self-inflicted gunshot wound.