Sheriff’s Corner with Sheriff Tracy Murphree

The Denton County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Interdiction Deputies are assigned as Task Force Officers within the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) DFW Airport Criminal Interdiction Unit.  Our Denton County Deputies take great pride in their work to protect our communities from criminal activity.  During the recent National Interdiction Conference held in Dallas, Texas these deputies and their local, state, and federal partners were presented with exceptional efforts in identifying and apprehending major criminals who utilize our nation’s roadways and transportation hubs. During their efforts, HSI DFW Airport Criminal Interdiction Unit was responsible for seizing the following illicit contraband;

Marijuana – 2,440lbs 

Marijuana (Hash/Shatter/Concentrates) – 19lbs

Methamphetamine – 25lbs

Cocaine – 5.5lbs 

Mushrooms – 1.8lbs

Prescription medication – 4 gals

Fentanyl – 1lb

Stolen items (value) – $70,000.00 United States currency

United States currency – $1,184,930.00

Arrests – 69

This achievement and recognition by their peers is a testament to our deputies’ dedication and hard work in combating criminal activity and keeping our communities safe.  We are honored to have such a talented committed group of law enforcement professionals working for the Denton County Sheriff’s Office.  

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