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Sheriff Mitchel Newman

Sheriff Mitchel Newman

101 Burch Street
Jasper, TX 75951

Main Phone: (409) 384-5417
Fax: (409) 384-7016

Admin Office: (409) 383-1154
Jail: (409) 384-2411             

Buna Station: (409)-994-4778


Chief Deputy

Scott Duncan

Captain Investigator

Jason McClelland

Administrative Assistant

Jo Ann Sargent

 Lieutenant Investigators

                   Jason Hollyfield                                       Herb Kelley                       Gene Lilly


Donna Berger

Patrol Sergeants

                   Leonard Smith                     Morgan Downs

 Public Information Officer

                  Karli Cherry                     409-994-4778

Chief Dispatcher
Tammy Owens 
 Jail Administrator

                    Lana Lee                        409-384-2411

Sex Offender Registrar 

                 Brenda Oliver                   409-384-5417

                    Game Room Regulations


The Jasper County Clerk will serve as the Game Room Permit Administrator for the Game Room Ordinance that was adopted by Commissioners Court on October 22, 2021. The Administrator is tasked to supervise, control and operate the Permit Office, and the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office shall investigate, deny, issue, attached conditions to, administratively suspend, or revoke Game Room Permits found to be out of compliance of this ordinance.

The purpose of this ordinance is to establish reasonable and uniform regulation of Game Rooms in Jasper County. These regulations shall apply to all establishments located within Jasper County.


Game Room Ordinance

Game Room Application

Game Room Permit Application

  • Finance

    The responsibilities of the budget vary greatly and include the supervision, coordination, and administration of major financial affairs impacting the Sheriff’s Office including accounting, budgeting, financial reporting, fleet management, time management, fixed assets and purchasing. Additionally, Finance is responsible for receiving and processing the deposit of collections, fines, inmate commissary and medical processed through the Jail as well as managing the business of the Jasper County Sheriff’s Association, a non-profit incorporation.  You may contact Jo Ann Sargent at (409) 383-1154 or email: joann.sargent@co.jasper.tx.us  Mailing address is: Jasper County Sheriff’s Office
    101 Burch Street  -  Jasper, Texas 75951

    Public Information

    Karli Cherry is responsible for all open records requests and media relations.  These requests have guidelines that must be followed.  You may contact Karli Cherry, at the Buna Sub-Station at (409) 994-4778 email: karli.cherry@co.jasper.tx.us  She is available between 8 A.M. and 4:30 P.M. Monday thru Friday to answer your calls and questions.



    Donna Berger executes various secretarial and record keeping duties as well as maintaining and storing case records and transferring these records to the District Attorney’s Office.   She is available 8 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. Monday thru Friday to answer your calls and questions.  You may call Donna Berger at (409) 383-1154 or email:  donna.berger@co.jasper.tx.us   The mailing address is :
    Jasper County Sheriff’s Office - 101 Burch Street  Jasper, Texas  75951


    Jasper County’s Human Resources Department is handled through the Treasurer’s Office. Due to the fact the Sheriff’s Office has greater than 50 employees, some of the administrative functions such as time management, compensation issues, employee files, and Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Standards are handled in-house.  For questions or concerns, contact the personnel division at (409) 383-1154 or by mail at: Jasper County Sheriff’s Office - 101 Burch Street - Jasper, Texas 75951

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Vine Sex Offender website

Visit VINELink.com to check the custody status of your Offender.

911.gov services

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Missing and Exploited Children website

Visit MissingKids.com for information on missing Texas children.