Fayette County Sheriff’s Office

2 kilos of cocaine found in 2008 Jeep during a traffic stop

Two men arrested and charged with felony possession of a controlled substance

FAYETTE COUNTY, Texas - On Tuesday, at 11:52 p.m., Drug Interdiction Investigator David Smith conducted a traffic stop on a 2008 Jeep passenger car. The Jeep was in violation of a traffic stop on I-10 west bound at the 660…

Male body found in ditch in Fayette County

Cause of death not determined at this time

FAYETTE COUNTY, Texas - The Fayette County Sheriff's Office responded to the scene of a deceased body found in the early morning hours of Sunday, Aug. 14. A woman discovered a body in a ditch on I-10 and FM 2238…

Fayette County Narcotics K9 Unit seizes over $200M worth of fentanyl

13 kilograms of fentanyl can manufacture 13 million pills

FAYETTE COUNTY, Texas - Fayette County Narcotics K9 Unit seized 13 kilograms of fentanyl with a potential street value of more than $200M. On Tuesday, Aug. 9, at approximately 9:33 a.m., Sgt. Randy Thumann and K9 partner Kolt with the…

Elderly lady sustains injuries from church fire

An explosion occurred at the Queen of Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Hostyn

FAYETTE COUNTY, Texas - On Thursday, at approximately 6:27 a.m., Fayette County dispatchers received a  911 call reporting an explosion at the Queen of Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Hostyn, Texas. Several deputies responded to the location. They located…

Fayette County Sheriff's Office arrest driver for narcotics

Sheriff's Office arrest driver

LA GRANGE, Texas - On Sunday, Feb. 6, the Fayette County Sheriff's Office arrested and charged an individual with a felony for smuggling drugs. In a press release, Sargent Randy Thumann and his partner Kolt said driver Eric Olachea was…

Fayette County Sheriff's Office delivers several promotions

Sheriff Keith Korenek reported two deputy promotions to Night Patrol Sergeants

FAYETTE COUNTY, Texas - Several deputy promotions took place within the Fayette County Sheriff's Office for the new year. Fayette County Sheriff Keith Korenek reported two deputy promotions to Night Patrol Sergeants, through the new 2022 budget. Lt. David Beyer…

17 kilos of cocaine seized by Fayette County Narcotics K-9 Unit

Traffic stop leads to vehicle search

FAYETTE COUNTY, Texas - On Wednesday, May 12, Sheriff Keith Korenek reported that the Fayette County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Canine Unit, Sgt. Randy Thumann and K-9 partner Kolt stopped a Ford F-350 on Interstate 10 at the 667 mile-marker at…

Truck fire in Muldoon, Texas, leaving the truck a total loss

No reported injuries

MULDOON, Texas -  According to Sheriff Keith Korenek, on Tuesday, April 20, around 4:47 p.m. the Fayette County Sheriff's Office received a 9-1-1 call reporting a truck on fire on Bittner Road, near FM 2237. The fire happened near Muldoon,…