Texas Equusearch members along with the Newton County Volunteer Fire Department found a body believed to be that of Robert Jones. Positive identification still must be made. Please keep the Jones family in your thoughts and prayers at this time.
SEARCH ACTIVATION NOTICE: The Newton County Sheriff’s Office has requested our assistance in the search for Robert Jones in Newton Texas. The search will begin at 8:00 A.M. on Saturday April 11, 2015. The command post will be located at the Newton High school located at 2812 US-190, Newton, TX 75966. We are in need of foot, ATV and horse searchers at this time. Please bring your own water and snacks. Please be prepared for mosquitoes, poison Ivy, and snakes. Snake boots are recommended. We may get rain, so also please bring rain gear. Your search coordinator is Scott Duckworth and he can be reached at 409-489-6679. Please text him if you plan to attend tomorrow. If you can come but may arrive later, you are still encouraged to join the search. We need all available searchers.
Original Post: 26 year old Robert Jones/Rawls was last seen on April 6. Robert has a scar under bottom lip left side of face (4 inches), some freckles and 2 tattoos (Robert on upper arm and Lessie on the other). He was wearing black or dark colored shirt, khaki work pants with holes in the knees, and work boots. If you have any information, regarding his disappearance please call the Newton County Sherriff’s Office at 409-379-3636 or Texas Equusearch at (281) 309-9500
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