Liberty County Precinct 4 Constable Year End Review
DAYTON, January 5, 2015 - Liberty County Precinct 4 Constable Robby Thornton had a busy year in 2014 and has released his yearly statistics regarding the activities within his department.
Constable Thornton reported that in 2014 his office served 509 pieces of Civil Process and acted as bailiff in 2506 court proceedings conducted at the Liberty County Precinct 4 Justice Court.
Constable Thornton added that in addition to the department’s civil duties, his department conducted numerous criminal investigations as well; the majority of which were narcotics related.
These criminal investigations included 10 First Degree Felonies, 17 Second Degree Felonies, 8 Third Degree Felonies, 10 State Jail Felonies and 1 Class B misdemeanor, all of which produced 33 defendants.
Constable Thornton’s office successfully conducted 44 felony narcotics investigations with the assistance of the Dayton Police Department, Daisetta Police Department, Liberty County Constable Precinct 2, Liberty County Constable Precinct 3, Texas Department of Public Safety and DEA Houston.
Additionally, the Liberty County District Attorney’s Office played a big role in these investigations by providing many forms of assistance and valuable consultations which aided in the quality of the cases brought forward for prosecution.
These investigations resulted in the seizure of approximately 824 grams of Methamphetamine, approximately 1904 grams of Cocaine, approximately 7 grams of PCP, approximately 1 gram of Black Tar Heroin and approximately 293 grams of Marihuana. The investigations also resulted in the seizure of approximately $143,000.00 in assets.
County Precinct 4 Justice Court and the assisting law enforcement agencies for their hard work and cooperation in 2014”.
“By working together, we were able to perform our duties in a productive manner for the citizens of Liberty County”.
With that, Constable Thornton stated “I would also like to extend my many thanks to the citizens of Liberty County for their continued support and assistance”. “Without it, none of us could have achieved such a successful year”.
Constable Thornton is looking forward to 2015 and encourages everyone to continue in their combined efforts and support to make this upcoming year just as successful.