Jefferson County Sheriff's Office

The Jefferson County Sheriff's office warns the community to check for these five common mistakes when buckling your child into their car seat:

  1. Harnessing straps through the wrong slots
  2. Incorrectly chest clip positioning
  3. Not tightening the harness
  4. Using the wrong seat belt path
  5. Loose safety seat installation

- Jefferson County Sheriff's Office

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The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is crediting the community for the March 9 arrest of a man suspected of selling drugs out of his Nederland home and for getting him “off the street,” reports Captain Crystal Holmes.

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Deputies with the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Task Force arrested a Beaumont man on gun and drug charges after reportedly finding more thatn 9 ounces of methamphetamine, a small amount of maijuana and multiple firearms, reports Captain Crystal Holmes.

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This morning around 9:50 a.m., Jefferson County Sheriff's deputies stopped a traffic violator on I-10 west bound near Major Drive, Capt. Crystal Holmes said in a release. The vehicle was a 2011 Hyundai Santa Fe SUV, driven by a Hispanic male from the valley.

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Osama Fayyaz and Naureen Gheewalla

On Feb. 16 around 7:15 p.m., Jefferson County Sheriff's Office (JCSO) deputies participated in a joint drug checkpoint operation with the Beaumont Police Department, DEA, ATF and FBI on I-10 near Hwy 365, JCSO Capt. Crystal Holmes reported Feb. 17.

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David Barona (left) and Ivan Link

Deputies with the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office arrested two men and seized approximately six kilos of cocaine during a traffic stop Feb. 7, Deputy Marcus McLellan reports. 

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On Jan. 31, at 10:39 p.m., Jefferson County Justice of the Peace Tom Gillam was a victim of a shooting in Houston, Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Capt. Crystal Holmes said in a release.

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On Jan. 28, at about 12:50 a.m., Beaumont Police officers responded to Baptist Hospital, 3080 College Street, in reference to a victim of a stabbing, BPD PIO Haley Morrow reported.

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A group of apparently youthful vandals has been destroying inflatable Christmas decorations after dark in Mid-County, reports Jefferson County Sheriff's Office (JCSO) Deputy Marcus McLellan.

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Forensics experts are examining bones in an attempt to identify human remains discovered by a Jefferson County landowner over the weekend, reports the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office (JCSO). 

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