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Traffic Stop Results in the Apprehension of 1 U.S. Citizen, a Firearm, and Four Undocumented Individuals

On 10/26/22, at approximately 7:35 A.M., an Edwards County Sheriff's Deputy conducted a traffic stop on HWY 377 just north of Rocksprings. The traffic stop resulted in 1 U.S. Citizen being arrested for Smuggling and Possession of a Stolen Firearm. The 4 IA's were turned over to U.S. Border Patrol for processing.    

During a Short Pursuit through Town, the Vehicle Struck a Fence and Continued on. Driver Bailed Out Attempted to Flee the Scene

A little after 4 A.M., an Edwards County Sheriff's Deputy attempted to conduct a traffic stop on HWY 377 south of Rocksprings. The driver of the vehicle refused to stop which resulted in a short pursuit through town. During the pursuit the vehicle struck a fence at Broadway and Kinney. The vehicle continued on where the driver bailed out in an open field on South Wells St. When the driver was apprehended it was discovered that he fled because he had warrants from another county. The driver was arrested for the warrants and Evading Arrest.  

Edwards County Sheriffs Office and Texas DPS Conduct Two Traffic Stops Resulting in the Apprehension of Undocumented Individuals and U.S. Citizens

It's already turning into a busy night in Rocksprings as an Edwards County Sheriff's Deputy assisted Texas DPS Troopers with 2 traffic stops.
The first traffic stop was at the Shell gas station and the second was in front of the Rocksprings School.
The traffic stops resulted in the arrest of 3 U.S. Citizens for smuggling and 4 IA's were turned over to U.S. Border Patrol for processing.

Texas Parks and Wildlife Game Warden, Edwards County Sheriff's Deputy, and U.S. Border Patrol apprehend 3

Another busy night in Edwards County as Texas Parks and Wildlife Game Warden, Edwards County Sheriff's Deputy, and U.S.Border Patrol apprehended 3 more smuggling attempts.

A total of 3 subjects were charged with smuggling and 12 IA's were turned over to U.S. Border Patrol for processing.

After a busy morning with two pursuits a total of four were arrested for smuggling and four IA's were turned over to U.S. Border Patrol

On 09/08/22 at around 9:30 A.M., Texas DPS Troopers were involved in a pursuit with a dark colored Chevrolet Malibu. The pursuit came to an end near the Annex and 2 U.S. Citizens were arrested shortly thereafter along with 2 IA's that were turned over to U.S. Border Patrol.

A few minutes after this pursuit an Edwards County Sheriff's Deputy conducted a traffic stop on a white Toyota Camry on HWY 377 past the track. The driver and passenger were arrested for smuggling and 2 IA's were turned over to U.S. Border Patrol for processing.

Texas Rangers continue investigation on suspected shooter

On Sunday September 4th the Edwards County Sheriffs Office received a 911 call regarding a shooting on a rural property in the western part of the county. The Sheriff's Office along with Texas Parks and Wildlife Game Warden, Texas DPS Trooper and Border Patrol responded and located one deceased male and another male that was identified as the suspected shooter. Both subjects were identified as U.S. Citizens and had come to Edwards County to hunt.

The suspected shooter was interviewed by Texas Rangers, and is currently in custody as the investigation continues.

J.W. Guthrie
Edwards County Sheriff
 
 
 
 
 

After a Short Pursuit Vehicle Wrecked out with one subject arrested for smuggling while one fled on foot only to be apprehended later

UPDATE: The last subject has been apprehended and transported to the Edwards County Jail.

On 9/4/22 at approximately 4:50 A.M., Texas DPS Troopers attempted to conduct a traffic stop on HWY 377 south of Rocksprings.

The pursuit ended when the vehicle wrecked out next to King Burger. One subject was arrested for smuggling and one subject fled on foot. Law Enforcement is currently searching the area for the subject that was described as a black male, but no clothing description was given.

The 13 IA's were turned over to U.S. Border Patrol for processing.

The Edwards County Sheriff's Office would like to remind everyone to remain vigilant and report any suspicious persons to 830-683-4104.

Traffic stop Results in the Apprehension of three Undocumented Individuals and the arrest of Two for Smuggling

On 08/17/22 at approximately 10 A.M., an Edwards County Sheriff's Deputy and Texas Parks and Wildlife Game Warden conducted a traffic stop on a Hyundai Elantra south of Rocksprings on HWY 377.

The driver and passenger were arrested for smuggling and the 3 IA's were turned over to U.S. Border Patrol for processing.

 

 

Edwards County Sheriff's Deputies along with Texas Parks and Wildlife Game Warden apprehended three separate smuggling attempts

Another busy day in Edwards County. On 08/12/22, Edwards County Sheriff's Deputies along with Texas Parks and Wildlife Game Warden apprehended three separate smuggling attempts in less than four hours.

A total of three U.S. Citizen drivers were arrested for smuggling and 13 IA's were turned over to U.S. Border Patrol for processing.

 

Texas Parks and Wildlife Game Warden conducts Traffic Stop Resulting in the Apprehension of Ten Undocumented Individuals and The Driver Charged with Smuggling and Evading Arrest

On 08/11/22 at 7:20 P.M., Texas Parks and Wildlife Game Warden attempted to conduct a traffic stop just north of Rocksprings. The driver of the vehicle came to a stop after a short pursuit.

The driver of the vehicle was charged with Smuggling and Evading Arrest. The 10 IA's that were located in the vehicle were turned over to U.S. Border Patrol for processing.

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