Sheriff’s Dept Investigating Costly Damage

Ellis county SheriffThe Ellis County Sheriff’s Department is investigating two costly cases of property damage. According to a press release received December 20th, the incident occurred sometime in the evening of December 19th.

The first incident occurred at a house in the 2600 block of Catharine Road. Vandals forced entry into the front of the house, going through each room and damaging or completely destroying property. The loss is estimated between $1,000 and $25,000.

Another incident believed to be related occurred in the 2500 and 2600 blocks of Cathedral Avenue in northern Ellis County. Damage to a truck, livestock building, and oilfield equipment was reported by the respective owners. The loss is estimated between $50,000 and $100,000.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Ellis County Sheriff at 785-625-1040, or submit a Crime Alert at