Welcome to the March 2021 newsletter of the Multi-County Crime Stoppers (MCCS) serving the Texas counties of Montgomery, Liberty, and San Jacinto. MCCS is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization comprised of volunteers working
together with law enforcement and the media towards common goals: solving crimes and getting criminals and fugitives off the streets.
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The MCCS Board conducted the March 2021 meeting via Zoom. Due to COVID-19 and continued efforts to adhere to social distancing, virtual meetings will be held until further notice. The Multi-County Crime Stoppers Board of Directors meet on the 3rd Tuesday of each month beginning at noon. In the coming months, the board anticipates that meetings will be both virtual and face-to-face.
The next MCCS Board Meeting will be via Zoom on April 20, 2021.
If you would like to participate in the virtual meeting CLICK HEREand complete the E-mail Submission Form. Your contact information is needed for the
meeting coordinator to send you a Zoom meeting invitation.
My interest in Crime Stoppers extends back many years. As a citizen of Liberty County since 1977 and a member of the broadcast news media, I have had a chance to report on Crime Stoppers' development and mission for a long time. I was on the committee that formed the Liberty County Crime Stoppers organization some 20 – 25 years ago.It is now part of the Multi-County Crime Stoppers.
Since Liberty County became a part of the MCCS, my radio station, KSHN, has done publicity urging Liberty County listeners to be aware of Crime Stoppers and report crimes. We have also had Multi-County active participants on a KSHN interview program called The Party Line on a few occasions.
After 57 years in broadcasting and 43 years as an owner at KSHN, I have semi-retired. I was married to the brightest light in my life for 58 years – Jana, who passed away in 2020. I have two children and three grandchildren.
One of my very close friends, dating back some 35 years is Liberty County Sheriff's, Captain Ken Defoor. When approached by Captain Defoor to
consider joining the MCCS board, I recall a lesson I learned many years
ago, "You don't say no when Ken calls."
I look forward to contributing to the MCCS and can be reached via mobile/text at 936-334-2400 and email at email@example.com.
The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office Cold Case Unit is responsible for all cold case investigations and assisting MCSO detectives, County and District Attorneys, and other law enforcement agencies within Montgomery County and the State of Texas. Montgomery County Sheriff's Office Cold Case detectives are progressive and forward-thinking, utilizing numerous resources, databases, county, state, and private laboratories.
Use this LINKto view cold cases on file with the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office. This webpage is updated periodically with new information when available.
COMMEND AN OFFICER
Have you experienced or witnessed law enforcement going above and
beyond their normal scope of duty?
Everyone likes a pat on the back when they do a good job, and law enforcement officers are no exception. If you receive service from law enforcement in the Texas multi-county areas of Montgomery, Liberty, and San Jacinto counties, or observe law enforcement actions in these geographies that you feel are worthy of a commendation, we would like to hear about it.
As part of Back the Blue, and in conjunction withKSTAR radio and Top Cop Shop, Multi-County Crimes Stoppers will select one officer from among the weekly submitted entries to receive a $50 gift certificate to theTop Cop Shop, where the chosen officer can purchase equipment to help them in the performance of their job. Half of the gift certificate ($25) is funded by MCCS, with matching funds ($25) from the Top Cop Shop. The award announcment will be made on KSTAR radio.
Visit the MCCS website and complete the form to submit your recommendation for a commendation. *Please Note: This form is intended to address commendations related to law enforcement ONLY. If you have a comment about something other than a police officer's conduct worth of recognition, please contact your local agency.
Did you know...
In an effort to reduce the staggering number of animal cruelty cases and help law enforcement officials bring more of these criminals to justice, MCCS is
working with the local task forces to offer reward money for information leading to the prosecution of animal abuse criminals. These cash rewards encourage people, who might otherwise be less inclined to speak up, to come forward
with tips for investigators.
Multi-County Crime Stoppers is offering rewards of up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest in felony animal cruelty and dogfighting cases. Click here toprovide tip information or call 1-800-392-STOP (7867).
CRIME STOPPERS will pay a MINIMUM $500 CASH REWARD for information leading to the arrest of any of our Weekly Featured Felons. You will remain anonymous. You must contact Crime Stoppers with information leading to the arrest of subjects before contacting Law Enforcement to be eligible for rewards.