Jefferson County Sheriff's Office

As you drive around this holiday season, you will see patrol deputies out on the streets enforcing the traffic laws of the state. One of those deputies may stop you and you may wonder why, when you know that you did not do anything wrong. Instead of a traffic citation, you may receive a gift card

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The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Division and sheriff's helicopter, along with Beaumont Police Department K9 and Port Arthur Police K9, were involved in a man hunt this morning, Monday, December 7, 2015.

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The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Warrant Division is asking for the public’s assistance in locating an armed and dangerous fugitive.

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Chandler Gilford

With a demonstration of teamwork, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO) and the Beaumont Police Department captured a burglar in Beaumont’s South Park neighborhood the morning of Wednesday, Nov. 4, according to Officer Tony Harding.

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Sheriff Mitch Woods and the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office proudly promoted four outstanding deputies at a ceremony on Feb. 5 subsequent to the retirement of one of their own, Major Brad Lowe.

Sheriff Mitch Woods stepped up to the podium and greeted the crowd of family, friends and fellow law enforcers, then requested that Pastor Randy G. Vaughn of Mt. Sinai Missionary Baptist Church stand to bless the ceremony.

"These are the things I do that I enjoy most," Woods said of the promotions.

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 The Thanksgiving Weekend is one of the most highly traveled times on our public roadways in the State of Texas with increased traffic as families take to the roads to celebrate the holidays. This time period is also marked with increased traffic collisions. The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office is committed to making the roadways safe during this Holiday Season.

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Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is warning Southeast Texans about a new “spoofing” scam active in the area, and said residents should be suspicious of any phone calls they might receive with “Jefferson County Courthouse” showing up as the name on the caller ID.

Caller ID spoofing allows a caller to masquerade as someone else by falsifying the number that appears on the recipient’s caller ID display; originally used by collection agencies, it was outlawed in 2010.

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An 80-year-old Jefferson County resident is dead after he drowned while mowing the law, investigators suspect.

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Byron Bush

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office has confirmed that BISD Trustee Zenobia Bush's son — Byron Bush — has been indicted for two counts of attempted capital murder and is currently in the Jefferson County Jail after Bush allegedly participated in a home invasion that resulted in the beating assault of an elderly woman and the exchange of gunfire with police at the Stone Hearst Apartments on East Lucas. 

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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.

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