County Jail Starts to Repopulate
The roof at the Freestone County Jail repairs are near completion, or possibly complete, as of press time on Monday, November 4, 2019. The roof repairs are one of the steps necessary, along with enough guards, to repopulating the jail.
Update Friday, November 8th, 2019 - Sheriff Shipley announced that as of 9:00 p.m. Thursday, November 7th, 2019 the Freestone County Jail brought in ten incarcerated individuals to begin training as inmate workers/trustees. Once they have a grasp on their duties the second round of repopulating can begin.