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Newton County Sheriff Robert Burby

Calls To Services (June 14, 2022, to June 19, 2022): The Newton County Sheriff’s Office (NCSO) answered eighty-one (81) calls.

Jail Population: We currently have 15 inmates in the following Jails, 7 housed in Newton, 8 housed in Jasper.

Jail Bookings: Last week there were 6 individuals booked into the NCSO Jail.

Murder Investigation – 190 Block of County Road 4213: On Saturday, June 18, 2022, at approximately 5:23 pm the Sheriff’s Office Dispatcher received a 911 call and were advised that an individual, James Hollie (Victim) age 39, had been shot and was deceased at a residence located in the 190 Block of County Road 4213 in Deweyville. Deputies arrived at 5:44 pm and arrested the reported shooter, Zachary Allen Wilson age 20. Wilson was transported to the Newton County Jail. On Sunday, June 19, 2022, Wilson was arraigned for Murder, and his bond was set at $75,000.00. This case is active and is still under investigation. If you have any information, please contact the Sheriff's Office at (409)379-3636 or come in and meet with the Investigators assigned to this case.

The following individual were booked and arraigned:

Witmer, Cabriel Adam 6/14/2022 F2 Agg Asslt W/Weapon

MB False Stmnt to PO/S Inv/Law Enf Empl/Corr Off

Thomas Dennis Oneal 6/15/2022 MB Criminal Trespass

Myers, Paul Edward 6/16/2022 F3 Theft Prop >=$30K<$150K

Rosemon, Sylvia Ann 6//17/2022 MB Criminal Trespass

McCain, Cedric Desmon Jr. 6/27/2022 MB Criminal Trespass

Wilson, Zachary Allen 6/18/2022 F1 Murder

The following calls and reports were received by NCSO:

Trout Creek: Lose Livestock

Bleakwood: Wood Fire, Suspicious Activity (Individual), Theft (X3), Disturbance

Newton (Unincorporated Limits): Theft (X4), Mental Health Call (X2), Disturbance (Family Violence), Civil Matter, Cruelty to Animals, Reckless Driving, Alarm, Burglary of Motor Vehicle

Bon Wier: Disturbance (retitled as a Medical Call), Disturbance (X2), Suspicious activity (FM 2626), Fraud, Welfare Concern (X2), Burglary of Building, Civil Matter

Old Salem: Suspicious Activity

Buckhorn: Abandoned Autos

Mayflower: Terroristic Threat, Deadly Conduct (Hwy 255-Report of Shots Fired)

Hartburg: Criminal Mischief

Buna: Disturbance (Verbal)

Wiergate: Fraud/Identity Theft, Major Accident (Hwy 87@ CR1096, Trespassing (X2), Harassment, Disturbance

Burkeville: Theft, Found Property, Trespassing, Suspicious Activity Trespassing (CTW Issued), Disturbance

Devil’s Pocket: Welfare Concern, Civil Matter

Old Champion: Disturbance

Orange: False Alarm

Call: Theft (X2), Disturbance (Family Violence),

Deweyville: Extra Patrol, Burglary of a non-residence, Disturbance, False Alarm (X3), Found Property, Verbal Disturbance, Theft (X3), Suspicious Activity (Vehicle), Deadly Conduct, Alarm, Civil Disturbance/Civil Standby, Welfare Concern

Pine Grove: Civil Matter

Sandjack: Theft

Belgrade: Hang-up/Disconnect,

CRIME STOPPER: Crime Stoppers of Southeast Texas (409)833-TIP