If you have any information about these crimes or any other crimes you are urged to call Henderson County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-545-8477 (TIPS) or submit a Web Tip. You do not have to give your name. Should your tip result in an arrest you may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.00
Aggravated Robbery Coffee City, Texas (2016/12/07)
On 12/7/16 at 8:00pm, the Dollar General on State Highway 155 in Coffee City was robbed at gunpoint. The suspect is a black male, approximately 5`9" weighing approximately 170 pounds. He was dressed in a black hooded shirt, black pants, black shoes with a white stripe on the outside near the heels, and white gloves. He also had a black mask covering his face. He entered the Dollar General, brandished a firearm, and forced the male clerk to close and lock the doors. He ordered the female clerk to empty the registers, waited for the safe to open, and emptied the safe. He then ordered the clerks into the office, made them unplug all of the electronic devices in the office, made them sit down, begin counting, and exited the store on foot.
On October 13, 2016 a theft occurred on County Road 4325. Items taken were a welding trailer and equipment, a 1995 Honda 4-Trax TRX300 4 wheeler, a 5 X 7 utility trailer, a 6,000 BTU GE air conditioner, a Bounty Hunter metal detector and miscellaneous other items
Theft of a trailer, welder and other tools (2016/09/30)Sometime between the evening of September 30 and the morning of October 3, 2016 a trailer was stolen from a residence on County Road 3819. On the trailer was a 2007 grey 200D Lincoln welder with 250` of orange 2/0 lead, hand tools, pipe fitting tools, 2 Dewalt grinders, oxygen and acetylene bottles and hoses, an electric laser, 2 short barrel hand torches and 1 long barrel hand torch. The trailer was subsequently recoverd but the other items remain missing
Burglary of a building (2016/08/01)Sometime during August 2016, several suspects burgalized a residential property in Eustace, Texas. As a result, several tools and firearm related items were stolen, including a large safe containing numerous firearms. Several suspects have been arrested for their involvement; however, Shane CRANFILL is still wanted and continues to be sought by authorites.
Church Burglary (2016/06/22)On June 22, 2016 Henderson County Sheriff`s Office received a report that the Beck`s Chapel Church located at 13960 CR 1114 (also known as Becks Chapel Road) in the Cross Roads area of Henderson County had been burglarized. Numerous items inside of the church had been vandalized. If anyone has any information regarding this burglary or observed any suspicious vehicles or persons in the area at the time that the burglary occurred please contact Henderson County Crime Stoppers.
Residential Burglaries (2016/04/07)Two residential burglaries have occurred in the Flag Lake area in Tool, TX. The first burglary occurred sometime between 5 P.M. on April 7 and 2 P.M. on April 8. The second burglary occurred on the day of April 24 or before 1 P.M. on April 25. Entry was gained by shattering the glass window to the front door by person or persons unknown. Items taken included firearms and ammunition from a gun safe in the garage, multiple ATV`s, taxadermy mounts, battery charger, air compressor, television and hunting equipment. The ATV`s were recently recovered in a wooded area near the intersection of FM 3225 and County Road 2448 in the Flag Lake area.
Death Investigation (2014/08/25)
On October 3, 2012 Theodore "Ted" Hunt was reported missing from his residence at 500 U.S. Highway 175 Eustace, Texas and had been last seen at the end of February or the first of March. Hunt`s property, an adjoining small lake and surrounding property were searched with cadaver dogs on two occasions and Hunt was not located. Investigators were led to believe Hunt`s disappearance may not have been voluntary and the case remained open
On November 21, 2013 a house on the property was being demolished and excavated with heavy equipment. Skeletal remains were found on the property and through DNA testing they were discovered to be human and that of Theodore "Ted" Hunt.
Investigators are actively looking for a vehicle Hunt was driving prior to his disappearance. The vehicle is a 1983 cream color Mercury 4 door and is believed to have been sold from Hunt`s property in the months following his disappearance.
On September 13, 1993 the body of Shelly Watkins was discovered in the Trinity river just west of Seven Points, Texas. Shelly was a white female, 36 years of age and was last seen at her residence in Beacon Estates on September 6, 1993 in Corsicana, Texas. Shelly was the victim of a brutal homicide
On March 8, 1987 the body of Ricky Herriage, a white male age 29, was discovered near Athens, Texas under a bridge on the Old Malakoff Highway just west of what is known locally as Thunder Bridge. Herriage had been shot multiple times.