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Newton County Sheriff's Report

March 18, 2024

Sheriff Robert Burby  


Calls To Service (March 11, 2024, to March 17, 2024):  The Newton County Sheriff’s Office (NCSO) answered 61 calls to service.

Jail Transports:

NCSO had 9 jail transports;

5 to Dr. Appointments, 1 from NCSO to JMH, 1 from Beauregard to JMH, 2 from NCSO to Plane State Jail.

Jail Population:  

We currently have 28 inmates in the following jails;

14 housed in Newton, 8 housed in Beauregard, and 6 housed in Jasper.


March 21, 2024, at 6:00 p.m. at the Bon Wier Baptist Church

The following individuals were booked into the County Jail:

Knighton, Louis Travis 03/12/24 MC Public Intoxication

Leonard, Justin Case 03/14/24 F2 Agg Assault Causes Serious Bodily Inj

Evans, Donald Arthur III 03/17/24 F3 Poss CS PG 1/1-B >= 1G< 4G, F3 Unl Poss Firearm by Felon, F3 Proh Weapon, MB Poss Marij < 2OZ, MC Public Intoxication, MC Poss Drug Paraphernalia, MA Bail Jumping & FTA (Hardin Co), MB Poss CS PG 2-A >= 2OZ- FTA (Hardin

Co), F3 Poss CS PG 3 >= 28G- FTA (Hardin Co)

The following calls and reports were received by NCSO:  

Bon Wier: Burglary, Officer Assist x 3, Animal Nuisance x 2, Accident

Deweyville: Disturbance x 3, Trespassing, Officer Assist x 2, Reckless Driving x 2, Accident, Alarm x 2, Welfare Concern x 2, Fire, Extra Patrol

Newton (Unincorporated Limits): Harassment, Noise Complaint, Reckless Driving, Fraud, Officer Assist x 5, Disturbance

Burkeville: Animal Nuisance

Call: Welfare Concern, Officer Assist, Extra Patrol, Theft, Assault

Toledo Bend: Suspicious Activity, Theft

Old Salem: Reckless Driving

Liberty: Alarm

Trout Creek: Welfare Concern, Officer Assist

Buckhorn: Welfare Concern, Extra Patrol

Jamestown: Disturbance

Wiergate: Criminal Mischief

Pine Grove: Public Intoxication

Bleakwood: Welfare Concern, Animal Nuisance

Gist: Disturbance, Fraud

Belgrade: Animal Nuisance

Weeks Settlement: Burglary, Theft

Biloxi: Disturbance


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