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PCSO asks public for help locating runaway teen

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the help of the public in regards to a juvenile that ran away on October 15, 2019.  On Wednesday October 16, 2019  15-year-old Breonna Whitman was reported as a runaway. She was last seen October 15, 2019 at the Stripes gas station at the corner of FM 350 South and US Highway 190 in Livingston. She was seen getting into a white Toyota Tacoma truck with two males, one of which is her 19-year-old boyfriend Salvador Soto. Deputies have made multiple attempts to locate Breonna. She is believed to be with her boyfriend Salvador possibly in … Continue reading PCSO asks public for help locating runaway teen

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Crime Stoppers seeking tips to help solve at theft at the Rock Shop

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the assistance of the public in obtaining information in regards to a theft that occurred at The Rock Shop in Indian Springs on or about October 7, 2019. An unknown suspect(s) removed several articles including rings, gems, and other valuables. If you have any information on this case that will help with the investigation, contact Crime Stoppers at 936-327-STOP or Detective Lee Rogers at 936-329-9024, where you can remain anonymous and may collect a cash reward for information leading to an arrest.    Continue reading Crime Stoppers seeking tips to help solve at theft at the Rock Shop

Local man found guilty of aggravated assault on police officer

By Valerie Reddell On Wednesday, a Polk County jury found Garon Bernard Randolph of Livingston guilty of a first degree felony charge of aggravated assault of a public servant in connection with an incident that occurred Nov. 21, 2018. Randolph faces 15 to 99 years or life in prison. That sentence will be set at a later date by 258th District Court Judge Travis Kitchens once a presentence investigation is complete. Testimony from Livingston Police Sgt. Darrell Newman showed that Randolph attempted to flee from officers, at one point forcing Newman to draw his weapon and move quickly to avoid … Continue reading Local man found guilty of aggravated assault on police officer