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Press Release homicide

December 21, 2021 From: Sheriff Elmer Tanner Subject: Homicide On December 21, 2021 at approximately 01:40 am, the NCSO dispatched officers to a reported homicide at a residence in the 17000 block of NW 3322 Frost which is located in the Brushie Prairie community. Upon arrival officers located a sixty-five-year-old deceased male at the location who appeared to be the victim of homicidal violence. The NCSO patrol division working jointly with our criminal investigation division moved swiftly in the investigation to identify and apprehend the juvenile suspect. This case is cleared by arrest but remains under investigation with no further details available at this time.   Sheriff Elmer Tanner

Narcotics Arrest

On Sunday, 12/19/2021, Deputy Rose Clark was dispatched to the Chatfield post office in reference to an assault. Arriving at the location Clark made contact with a male and female. After discovering no assault occurred, Clark received consent to search the vehicle. Clark located a small baggie containing a crystalline substance believed to be methamphetamines in the female's backpack. Clark also located two glass pipes commonly used for smoking methamphetamines inside the vehicle underneath the drivers seat where the female was sitting. Deputy Clark also located 2 bottles of prescription narcotics, not prescribed to either individual. The female was arrest for the offense of possession of a controlled substance penalty group 1 over 1 gram under 4 grams, and penalty group 4 over 28 grams under 200 grams. The crystalline substance was field tested and came back positive for methamphetamines. Another job well done by Deputy Clark.   Sheriff Elmer Tanner    
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Update

Update: On December 9, 2021 at approximately 6:15pm, the NCSO was dispatched to human skeletal remains being located near the railroad tracks on NW 1090 Corsicana. On December 16, 2021, the NCSO was notified by Judge Connie Hickman that the skeletal remains had been identified by the medical examiner as being Vincent Hopper of Corsicana. Mr. Hopper had been previously reported as a missing person by Corsicana Police Department and was last seen in Corsicana on September 29, 2021. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Mr. Hopper. The cause of death has yet to be determined and this case remains under investigation.   Sheriff Elmer Tanner

Deputy Lynch graduates and transfers to Patrol Division

Congratulations to Deputy Courtney Lynch, who graduated the Navarro College Police Academy last week, on her transfer from our Detention Division to the Patrol Division effective today. Deputy Lynch will now begin the 16 week patrol FTO program and we wish her all the best of luck with her new position.   Sheriff Elmer Tanner    
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Deputy Devorak graduates and transfers to Patrol Division

Congratulations to Deputy Wesley Devorak, who graduated the Navarro College Police Academy last week, on his transfer from our Detention Division to the Patrol Division effective today. Deputy Devorak will now begin the 16 week patrol FTO program and we wish him all the best of luck with his new position. Sheriff Elmer Tanner    
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Narcotics Arrest

On December 14th at approximately 8:15 p.m., Deputy Clark conducted a traffic stop in the 3900 block of S HWY 287 for the offense of defective equipment. The driver was found to have an outstanding warrant out of NCSO for failure to appear and was placed under arrest. Deputy Clark conducted a search of his person incident to arrest, and located a black cloth pot-holder in his left front pocket containing a glass pipe commonly used for smoking narcotics namely methamphetamine. Upon further inspection of the pot-holder, Deputy Clark located a small clear baggie containing a crystalline substance which she believed to be methamphetamine and a larger clear baggie containing more crystalline substance. The suspected methamphetamine was field tested with a positive result for methamphetamine and was weighed in its original packaging which had a total weight of 6.0 grams. The male subject was booked into the NCSO jail for the outstanding warrant and Possession of Controlled Substance PG 1 greater than 4g less than 200g. Good job Deputy Clark   Sheriff Elmer Tanner    
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December Crime of the Month

Navarro County Crime Stoppers D26ef5tScpembeh3r h1627t85 at 9n:4or3 A0edaM  DECEMBER CRIME OF THE MONTH On 11/22/2021 it was reported to Navarro County Sheriff's Office that a 2016 Forest River Cherokee bumper pull travel trailer was stolen from the 8000 block of FM 642. The owner advised that the trailer was believed to have been stolen between the hours of 3:30a.m. and 3:00p.m. The value of the camper is approximately $19,000.00. If anyone has any information involving this crime and wants to remain anonymous, please contact Crime Stoppers at 903-874-8477 or submit a tip online please click on the link www.p3tips.com/1464 or download the App P3 Tips.    
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Congratulations Academy Graduates

  Congratulations to Deputy Wesley Devorak and Deputy Courtney Lynch on their graduation this evening from the Navarro College Police Academy. Both Deputies have already passed the State Peace Officer exam and look forward to serving the citizens of Navarro County.   Sheriff Elmer Tanner  
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NCSO on scene of reported human skeletal remains

The Navarro County Sheriff's Office is currently on the scene of reported human skeletal remains being located near the railroad tracks on NW 1090 Corsicana. The NCSO and Texas Rangers are currently investigating this incident. No further information available at this time. Sheriff Elmer Tanner

DPS request for information bulletin

  DPS request for information bulletin. On 12/2/21 at approximately 5:45 a.m., an unidentified vehicle was traveling south on the IH45 service road approximately 0.57 miles south of Alma in Ellis County. 37 year-old, Alvin Le Roy Short, of Ennis was riding a bicycle traveling north on the service road in front of the vehicle. For an as of yet unknown reason the vehicle struck Mr. Short causing him to be thrown off the bicycle and onto the roadway. The vehicle failed to stop and left the area. Mr. Short was pronounced deceased at the scene. Below are photos of Mr. Short. If anyone has any information on this crash please contact Ellis or Navarro County Sheriff's Office at the following numbers: Ellis County Sheriff's number: (972) 937-6060 Navarro County Sheriff's number: (903) 654-3001]  
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