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COVID-19 Related Documents and Declarations

Courthouse re-opening plan
Judiciary Opening Plan
Sheriff Zena Stephens has SUSPENDED VISITATION at the Jefferson County Correctional Facility until further notice. Phone privileges will remain in effect. - 3/13/2020

Death Investigation Follow-Up

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office continues it’s investigation into the shooting death that occurred Tuesday night, 10/29/2019 in Central Gardens in the 1500 block of Lamar. The deceased has been identified as a 16 year old male from Orange County. His family has been notified. At this time, his name will not be released. Investigators ask that anyone with information about the incident contact Crime Stoppers at 409-833-TIPS (8477), or download the P3 app on your electronic device. You will not be asked for your identification and you could be eligible for a cash reward.


10/31/2019 1:56 PM
Crystal Holmes, PIO