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Carol Darling
Deputy Sheriff

300 S. Jackson St
Waxahachie, TX  75165

Ph: (972) 825-4967
Fx: (972) 825-4941

8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Effective March 1st, 2010, the Ellis County Sheriff's Office will be posting Notices of Estray Livestock on this website.

Pursuant to Chapter 4, Title 121, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925, lawfully impounded livestock will be sold at public auction on the date and time posted on this page of the Official Ellis County website. If you have knowledge of someone who may be missing livestock, please check the Estray-Auction page of this website. If this could possibly be your animal, contact the Civil Division of the Ellis County Sheriff's Office at 972-825-4967. No other Notice will be published.

Other personal or real property may be listed on this website for auction.



Case Number:  17- 03435

Date:   March 16, 2017

On the 15th  day of March A.D. 2017, I impounded the below described estray:

Animal Type:   Horse                                            Breed: Shetland
Color:  brown with 2 back white stockings            Sex: female / mare
Age:  unknown / adult                                           Size:  pony size
Brand, Earmark, Identifying Characteristics:  neglected hooves / black halter 
Location of the Estray when impounded:  300 blk, Hampel Rd,  Palmer
Reporting Party :  Maylou Beck

And, on the 16th  day of March A.D. 2017 I filed NOTICE OF ESTRAY with the Ellis County Clerk’s office of Ellis County, Texas.I have made a diligent search of the register of recorded brands in Ellis County for the owner of the Estray, but the search did not reveal the owner.- N/A – no brands  

Notice is hereby given that if the ownership of said Estray is not determined by the 3rd  day of April A.D. 2017, said Estray will be sold at Public Auction/Sheriff’s sale at 10:00 am  located at:  Ellis County Station 2, 130 Hoyt Rd, Waxahachie, Texas.

Be prepared to remove the Estray from the location immediately if you are the winning bidder. 
 Bring a trailer, or have confirmed access to a trailer within 3 hours of the time of the sale. 


BEFORE ME, the undersigned authority on the 16th day of March A.D. 2017 personally appeared Deputy C.Darling #253  in and for Ellis County Texas who being duly sworn deposes and says: That on the 15th   day of March A.D. 2017, I was notified of the above described livestock was running at large in Ellis County Texas at the above described location and pursuant to the stock laws of the State of Texas, Chapter 4, Title 121 Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925, impounded said livestock same being impounded at the above described location.

Sheriff, Ellis County Texas

By: C.Darling /972-825-4967
Deputy Sheriff, Ellis County

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