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Disposed Shelby County Court Cases




The following cases were disposed of in the Shelby County Court on the November Docket. Judge Allison Harbison was the presiding judge and County Attorney Gary Rholes represented the State.


Craig Beene- Criminal Trespass- Class B- $600.00 fine, $262.00 court cost, 39 days Shelby County Jail.


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Center PD investigates gambling activity

Due to an investigation into illegal gambling, Detective Stephen Stroud with the Center Police Department executed a Search and Seizure Warrant on the Loop 500 Convenience store on 11/13/2015. Approximately $170,000.00 in cash and gambling machines were seized from the alleged illegal activities. Virendra Patel, Dipa Patel, and Angel Gonzalez were arrested for Engaging in Criminal Activity, Keeping a Gambling Place, Promotion of Gambling and Possession of Gambling Devises.

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Deep East Texas Electric Cooperative reporting approximately 1500 outages

As of 2 PM, Deep East Texas Electric Cooperative is reporting approximately 1500 outages. The majority of these outages are in the south east portion of the system from Shelby County to Sabine County. High winds, downed trees, and lightning have been the main causes. 
Crews are continuing to work to restore power as quickly and as safely as possible.