Livestock Unit

Call 281-341-4665 to report loose or abused livestock.

The Sheriff's Office is responsible for the law enforcement of livestock by statute. There are four deputies assigned to the Livestock Unit with a combined 69-years of experience. Their responsibilities revolve around the enforcement of livestock laws, neglect, cruelty and abandonment of livestock or estrays.

Deputy Jordan Kelley: 832-473-7872
Deputy W.F. "Bill" Jenkins: 832-473-7852
Deputy Tanner Eddleblute: 281-509-5121
Deputy Matt Gobar: 832-600-4928

These deputies develop and maintain a working relationship with stock owners and local farmers in the county. They assist in various issues of both rural and urban areas of Fort Bend County. They also work with neighboring / adjacent counties' Livestock Deputies along with the Houston SPCA (Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) in their investigations.

Under the Agricultural Code, Chapter 142, Section 142.013, impounded livestock will be sold at public auction on the date posted on the Notice Of Estray, which is published on this web site. If you have or know of someone who may be missing livestock, please revisit this page often or sign up for eNotifications. No other notice will be published.

Found / Impounded Livestock

Event Date
NOTICE OF IMPOUNDMENT OF ESTRAY NO .24-124464 Mar. 30, 2024, 12:00 AM - Apr. 23, 2024, 12:00 AM
NOTICE OF IMPOUNDMENT OF ESTRAY No. 24-14660 Apr. 14, 2024, 12:00 AM - May. 07, 2024, 12:00 AM
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Dial 9-1-1 for emergencies only
Non-emergencies 281-341-4665
To report information on a current investigation call 281-341-4686.To report an anonymous tip call 281-341-TIPS (8477).