Saturday, February 15 2014 2:23 PM EST2014-02-15 19:23:14 GMT
Released by the U.S. Marhsals Service:TYLER – Escaped Georgia inmate, Raymond Thomas Smith, was located in Corsicana, Texas by members of the US Marshals Joint East Texas Fugitive Task Force (JETF).More >>
Escaped Georgia inmate, Raymond Thomas Smith, was located in Corsicana, Texas by members of the US Marshals Joint East Texas Fugitive Task Force (JETF).More >>
Saturday, February 15 2014 12:57 PM EST2014-02-15 17:57:30 GMT
Released by the U.S. Marshals Service:SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U.S. Marshals Service is offering dual $2,500 rewards for information that leads to the arrests of two Tattnall County Jail escapees. Chad EveretteMore >>
The U.S. Marshals Service is offering dual $2,500 rewards for information that leads to the arrests of two Tattnall County Jail escapees.More >>
A fugitive who escaped from a Georgia prison is believed to be in East Texas while a second suspect has been apprehended.
The U.S. Marshals are looking for Chad Everette Dasher.Raymond Thomas Smith is the second suspect who escaped the Georgia prison and was apprehended by members of the US Marshals Joint East Texas Fugitive Task Force. The duo escaped from the Tattnall County Jail on January 24th. They executed an elaborate plan to breach jail security and escaped through the jail's roof.
Henderson County Sheriff Ray Nutt said there was a tip the two were staying in Henderson County. Nutt said a pick up truck was stolen in Anderson County, but found abandoned on FM 607 South, which is near Brownsboro. The Henderson County Sheriff's Office, along with the U.S. Marshals and DPS began searching the area Friday afternoon. A resident in the area that officials are searching says that she saw a man walking around in a pasture with a camo jacket and a rifle. She did not want to be identified.
Smith is being held in the Navarro County jail on charges of escape and interference with government property. He is being held without bond. The Tattnall County Sheriff's Office is in cooperation with law enforcement in Corsicana to extradite Smith back to Georgia.
Dasher was being held on multiple charges for a multi-county crime spree that occurred in Georgia in 2012. Dasher is a white male, 5'9" tall and 140 pounds. He has green eyes and brown hair. Dasher has an extensive criminal history, including arrests for burglary, firearms, fraud, narcotics, resisting arresting and traffic offenses. He has a history of fleeing from law enforcement. Sheriff Nutt said Dasher is on foot. He was last seen wearing a camouflage jacket and blue jeans. Dasher is considered armed and dangerous.
Smith was being held on multiple counts of aggravated childmolestation. Inaddition to Smith's arrest for sex offenses, he has prior arrests for assault, firearms, and obstruction.
Wednesday, March 5 2014 8:29 AM EST2014-03-05 13:29:40 GMT
Several Smith County fire crews have contained an early morning house fire in Overton. Authorities tell us the fire began around 5:00 Wednesday morning in the 400 block of E. South Street. Arp, OvertonMore >>
Several Smith County fire crews have contained an early morning house fire in Overton.More >>
Wednesday, March 5 2014 12:20 AM EST2014-03-05 05:20:20 GMT
Final results are in for several high-profile elections.In the primary race for State House, District 6 Republican Matt Schaefer defeated challenger Skip Ogle. In the Smith County Judge Republican primary,More >>
Final results are in for several important Smith County elections.More >>
Tuesday, March 4 2014 7:41 PM EST2014-03-05 00:41:37 GMT
A gas leak has forced the polling place at Gary Elementary to close and the building is being evacuated, according to Smith County election officials. This affects voters in Precincts 36, 70 and 80. ThoseMore >>
A gas leak has forced the polling place at Gary Elementary to close.More >>
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